by Natalie Vincent Fri 25 May 2018, 4:13 pm
A competition to design the official logo for Waltham Forest Councilís winning London Borough of Culture 2019 has ended.
The open call asked for designs inspired by the borough’s cultural heritage and was open to Waltham Forest residents, businesses and students over the age of 16 until 16 May.
In February, Waltham Forest was crowned the first-ever London Borough of Culture by mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, receiving a £5 million boost to help young people into cultural careers, and to deliver cultural initiatives throughout the borough in 2019.
Lorna Lee, director of London Borough of Culture 2019 said: "Nearly 15,000 people pledged their support to help bring this amazing opportunity to Waltham Forest, and this competition continues to put our residents, businesses and our creative communities at the heart of the programme."
The winning entry will be awarded a prize of £1,000, and will have their design developed into Waltham Forest's official programme logo for use across all promotional materials and merchandising.
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