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Get crafty and win prizes with The Body Shop

Published on 23/02/16

Budding artists at Orchard School Bristol are being sought to take part in an exciting new project with The Body Shop as part of their 40th anniversary celebrations.

Budding artists at Orchard School Bristol are being sought to take part in an exciting new project with The Body Shop as part of their 40th anniversary celebrations.
 
Students in Years 7-11, from schools across the Bristol, Birmingham, Brighton and Manchester, are being encouraged to pick up their colouring pens, cameras and paint brushes and get creative this month for the brand, whose ethos is to make a positive difference in the lives of people and the community.
 
The task is to design a piece of art work, representing The Body Shop's slogan 'Enrich not Exploit'.  
 
There are two entry levels: Years 7-9 and 10-11. Winners will receive £1,000 for their school, a family weekend away in London, including a hotel, trip to Ripley's and a West End Show and also £100 Body Shop vouchers.
 
Sam Thomson, Marketing and Corporate Responsibility Director for The Body Shop, said: “The Body Shop has always been at the heart of the communities we operate in – whether sourcing our ingredients from all over the world or much closer to home in Bristol.
 
"Our aim has always been to be a force for good in society, enriching the lives of both our customers and our employees. 2016 is the 40th anniversary of The Body Shop, and as part of our celebrations we want to showcase the power of art and creativity to make a positive difference – and who better to get involved than our pupils whose creative potential is immense!”
 
Find out more by visiting www.thebodyshop.co.ukPictures of the artwork entries can then be emailed to The Body Shop by Thursday, 24th March. A selection of the shortlisted artwork will be displayed on a website gallery until the winners are announced on Monday, 11th April.