Events/Competitions

Viola Trawler

Viola Trust launches competition for artists and writers

14th June 2020

The Viola Trust, which is working to bring the Viola trawler back to Hull from her current location on the beach at Grytviken, South Georgia, is delighted to announce a competition for artists and writers.

The Viola Trawler 1,000 Words Competition is ope…

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Viola Trawler

Viola 1,000 words competition for artists and writers

14th June 2020

The Viola Trust has launched its 1,000 words competition for artists and writers.

Please see below for details of terms and conditions and how to enter.

 

Key dates

Submissions for the Viola 1,000 Words Competition will be accepted from 9am (BST) Mond…

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Viola Trawler

South to the Ice! - A reminiscence of an Antarctic rescue - Part One

15th June 2020

Part one of a fictional short story written for the Violas Trust by David Drewery.

I’m Ole Hansen and I am the Mate on the little ship the Dias, based mostly on a speck of land in the far south of the Atlantic, the island of South Georgia. It’s a grand p…

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Viola Trawler

Calendar paintings are an inspiration to Viola 1,000 Words participants

20th July 2020

This iconic painting by Larry Malkin of the Viola on the beach in Grytviken is just one of the artworks which is it hoped will inspire artists and writers to enter the Viola 1,000 Words competition, with the chance for creatives of all ages to win cash pr…

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Viola Trawler

South to the Ice! - Part Two

16th June 2020

This is the second part of the story “South to the Ice”, by David Drewry.  Ole Hanson, the Mate of the “Dias” (a converted trawler originally named “Viola, built in Beverley to work in the North Sea, now a sealing ship owned by a Norwegian company and bas…

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