Prizewinning Entries

Adult Category

Reminder – all stories begin with the given section from Mary Shelley’s book

“We left Oxford with regret and proceeded to Matlock, which was our next place of rest. The country in the neighbourhood of this village resembled, to a greater degree, the scenery of Switzerland; but everything is on a lower scale, and the green hills want the crown of distant white Alps which always attend on the piny mountains of my native country. We visited the wondrous cave and the little cabinets of natural history, where the curiosities are disposed in the same manner as in the collections at Servox and Chamounix. The latter name made me tremble when pronounced by Henry, and I hastened to quit Matlock, with which that terrible scene was thus associated. ……..…”

First prize – Judith Bernthal – £50 – story read by Matthew Parris

Second prize – Janneke Budding from The Netherlands –  a copy of Frankenstein 1818 – story read by Andrew Smith

Third prize – Heather Marsden – a family pass to the Heights of Abraham – story ready by Matthew Parris

Fourth prize – Jill Tait – a meal for 2 at Hodgkinsons Hotel – story read by Andrew Smith

Secondary Category

Reminder – all stories begin with the given section from Mary Shelley’s book

“We left Oxford with regret and proceeded to Matlock, which was our next place of rest. The country in the neighbourhood of this village resembled, to a greater degree, the scenery of Switzerland. We visited the wondrous cave…..”


First prize – Sebastien Key – £10 book token donated by Scarthin Books

Primary Category

Reminder – all stories begin with the given section from Mary Shelley’s book

“We left Oxford with regret and proceeded to Matlock, which was our next place of rest. The country in the neighbourhood of this village resembled, to a greater degree, the scenery of Switzerland. We visited the wondrous cave…..”

Joint first prize – Evelyn Peet – a £10 book token

Joint first prize – Amelia Meakin – a set a signed Emma Carrol books

Second prize – Jacob Monk – a copy of Mary’s Monsters by Lita Judge

Third prize – Mia Chadbourne – a copy of Mary’s Monsters by Lita Judge

Fourth prize – Zeke Griffiths – a copy of Mary’s monsters by Lita Judge

 

Thanks to MDS Events for their support and sponsorship which made this event possible