This year we are holding the following competitions.
Get your outfits ready and your cameras charged.

Young Photographer Competition for Lymm High School Students

This year we’re holding the festival’s inaugural Young Photographer Competition for students of Lymm High School. Thank you to the school for assisting in the organisation of this competition.

If you are, or know someone who is, a budding young photographer or creative person attending Lymm High School, please get involved.

There will be winners and highly commended entries selected from two age categories:

KS3 (Years 7-9) and KS4/5 (Years 10-13).

The winners will each receive a smartphone camera lens kit.

The winning and highly commended photographs will be displayed here on our website and on our social media.

The theme of the competition is ‘Christmas Spirit in Lymm’. Students are asked to submit a photograph taken in or around Lymm on Saturday, 9th December that most perfectly captures this theme.

To take part in the competition, please read through and download the information pack and entry form.

Entry deadline is 8pm on Friday, 15th December 2023,
and winners will be announced on Wednesday, 10th January 2024.
All information on how to submit your entry is included in the information pack.

If you require any further information, please contact

Best Dressed

Who’s going to be the ‘best dressed’ person in the Lymm Dickensian or which shop will have the ‘best dressed window display?’

To be in with a chance of winning, dig out your best Dickensian outfits or decorate your shop windows.


  • Best Dressed Woman
  • Best Dressed Man
  • Best Dressed Window Display


Thank you to all that have donated prizes.

Judging will take place on the day and announced on our Facebook page. Good Luck.

Sponsor: Kids Planet