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Maids Head supports FANN17 photography competition

Left to right Jerene Irwin, President Norfolk Association of Architects, Martin Thirkettle winner FANN17 photography competition and Georgina Postlethwaite, Sales Manager Maids Head Hotel

The Maids Head has again been pleased to work with Norfolk Association of Architects on FANN17, Festival of Architecture in Norwich & Norfolk, by providing the prize for the festival’s open photography competition.Sales Manager, Georgina Postlethwaite (pictured right) presented the prize, a night’s dinner, bed & breakfast at the hotel, to Martin Thirkettle (pictured centre).

Jerene Irwin, President Norfolk Association of Architects (pictured left) said: “This is the third festival at which we have run a photography competition. Thank you so much to the Maids Head Hotel for supporting each competition. We had more than 100 entries and it was a very difficult job narrowing them down to the shortlist displayed as part of our Architects’ Exhibition at The Forum. Congratulations to Martin Thirkettle, who was a clear winner with 25% of the public vote.”

Martin Thirkettle’s Winning Photograph

Martin Thirkettle, said: “I am really pleased that my photograph was chosen as the public’s favourite and am looking forward to my stay at the Maids Head Hotel. The competition was a wonderful celebration of past and present architecture in our fine city.”

For more information about FANN17, which runs to 2 November see

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