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Be a Part of Our History Competition

This competition opens on 4th September 2023 and closes 4th October 2023


Our communities are home to numerous heritage assets including:

  • 13 milestones
  • 10 aqueducts
  • 9 war memorials
  • 3 limekilns
  • 2 pigsties
  • 1 castle
  • significant designated and un-designated buildings
  • landscapes
  • monuments
  • parks
  • gardens


To celebrate our heritage, you can be a part of our history to ensure our story continues to be told to our future generations.  

If you are:

  1. interested in Culture and Heritage
  2. aged 16-25
  3. live, study or work in Neath Port Talbot

then why not enter our free competition and show what our heritage means to you by creating a:

  • cartoon
  • collage
  • cross-stitch
  • drawing
  • graphic-design
  • painting
  • print
  • pictorial map

or any other appropriate art form.


Entries have to be:

  1. a3 size – 297mm x 420mm
  2. landscape or portrait orientation

Entrants can use the Council’s Our Heritage Timeline (Appendix A on the Terms & Conditions) for reference purposes if they wish.


  • win a 12 month Family Membership to Cadw
  • the winner will have their creation exhibited in Studio 40 for the duration of the Neath Arts & Literature Festival, taking place 18th to 22nd October 2023
  • the winning entry will be digitized and appear on the:
    • Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council website
    • Neath Library digital noticeboard

What is Cadw

Cadw work to protect:

  • historic buildings
  • structures
  • landscapes
  • heritage sites of Wales

to make them available to the public to visit, enjoy and understand their significance.

How to enter

Print off the entry form below and submit along with your creation at your nearest NPTCBC Library.


  • Entry Form Be a Part of Our History English (DOCX 53 KB)

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Terms and conditions

For more information, see the competition Terms & Conditions, including: Appendix A: Our Heritage Timeline.

This competition is part of the Heritage NPT Project supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund thanks to National Lottery players.