THE Penarth business group has announced that voting is now open for the people's choice category of the summer art competition for children.

The competition was organised by the business group that represents local independent businesses throughout the town.

In August and September, entries were invited in two categories, a shop local poster or my favourite Penarth shop, eatery, or shopping area.

Children and young people were divided into two groups, with a total of 24 impressive entries received.

Winners have been selected in each category by a panel of judges headed by town Mayor, Cllr Melissa Rabaiotti.

Now, votes are open to the local community to choose their favourite piece of artwork which are featured in businesses across town.

The competition entries are on display in the following businesses:

  • Anna Morgan Jewellery
  • Bar 44
  • Barnums
  • Brod
  • Coffee #1
  • The Crepe Escape
  • Fablas
  • Foxy’s
  • Gifts at No.9
  • Glass by Design
  • Griffin Books
  • Griff's Deli,
  •  Hi-Plan Copy Print
  • The Lily Pad
  •  The Pantry
  • Penarth Library
  • Penarth Pet Shop
  • The Polka Dot Door
  • Puravida
  • The Queen B
  • Rowley's
  • Shore
  • Snell's
  • Umpa Lumpa
  • Windsor Fruit Stores. 

Prizes for the People’s Choice winner as well as category winners and runners-up will be presented by the Mayor at a special ceremony at West House on Friday, November 24.

To access the voting form, use the QR code alongside each entry or visit