Somerset Hedge Group

Saturday 1st July 2017

Photographic Competition 2017 

Hedgerow Trees

The Somerset Hedge Group has launched its 2017 digital photographic competition.  The competition follows successful competitions held every two years since 2008.  Winners will receive cash prizes at a presentation evening in November 2017.

With sponsorship from CPRE, the Blackdown Hills and Mendip Hills AONBs and Marshall Agroecology Ltd, this competition will run during the year from now to the beginning of October 2017.  Generous prize money of will be available for two classes: Open and Junior (under 15).  The competition is for amateur photographers with a maximum of three entries per person.  Digital images only.  The closing date for entries is 2 October 2017.

So take your camera into the Somerset countryside and try to capture some of the fascinating and wonderful hedgerow trees across the county across the seasons. Entries will feature in the Somerset Hedge Group calendar in time for Christmas.

For an entry form and competition rules, go to and print off a form.  The Somerset Hedge Group Chair is Heather Harley E-mail:     Entries to Dr Jon Marshall:

Here is one of last year’s winning photographs by  Jo Shepherd. Title: An experienced eye. Contact Jo Shepherd for permissions.