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We have chosen the winners  for the Draw Your Dragon Competion! Watch this space for an announcement and a grand reveal of their artwork!

We are delighted to welcome the outstanding Cressida Cowell to Stroud Book Festival on Sunday 12th November at Stroud Sub Rooms. The event is sold out, but you have until Tuesday 31 October to submit your drawing to win 2 free tickets!

Alongside Event Sponsor Stroud High School and Stroud Library, we are announcing a competition that challenges you to draw your own dragon, inspired by Cressida’s How to Train Your Dragon.

Our 3 winners will win tickets to Cressida's event at Stroud Book Festival and an original pencil drawing by Cressida! They will also have the chance to see their artwork brought to life by the team at Stroud Library’s The Lab. With 3-D Printers, laser cutting and animation software, and lots more, The Lab is a great place to get creative and learn a new skill. Lewis and the team at Stroud Library are already making cool dragon bookmarks to show us how it is done!

How to Enter

Download the competition form here or pick one up at Stroud Library.

Submit your drawing by 5pm on the 31st of October via email to, or you can drop it off at Stroud Library.

Make sure you fill out the application form fully and include an email address so we can let you know if you have won! Competition rules available on our website here.

There will be three ages groups with one winner per group:

Ages 7 - 10                   Ages 11 - 14                     Ages 15 - 18

Competition Timeline

20 September 2023 – Competition Opens

31 October 2023 – Competition Closes at 5pm

3 November 2023 – Winners notified

12 November 2023 – Cressida Cowell Event at Stroud Book Festival with winner announcement

Full competition rules are here


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