Story telling competition in 500 words – summer 2023

A story telling competition about local history and the things that may or may not have happened at St Leonard’s church …

Visit St Leonard’s Educational Resource to find out about the real characters from local history or make up your own! No rules.

Two categories:
Age 7+
Age 11+

Win £75 Waterstone’s voucher
plus your story will be featured on BBC Three Counties Radio!!

Closes 13th October 2023

email entries to

Spelling is not important; it’s about imagination. Your story should be a maximum of 500 words.

Stuck for ideas? Visit the church: St Leonard’s, Flamstead, Hertfordshire, AL3 8BS

Please note that when you submit your entry, we will ask you or your parent/guardian to give Flamstead Heritage the rights to use the work you create free of charge with no time limit. This will enable us to publish your story on our website and elsewhere and to permit others to use it under the terms of a Creative Commons Agreement.