Once again we’d like Brackley Shopkeepers to brightened up Brackley with their colourful window displays and enter this years Shop Window Competition!

Trish Savill from the Brackley Library Supporters Group assisted by Jan Dean, Business Information Bureau have kindly offered to  organising the entire competition and we’re very grateful of their support!

If you would like to become involved in this years Competition, please contact Trish directly at shopwindow@brackleycommunitycarnival.org or 07984 797706 and she will be able to give you full details of the Competition and register your Business

2018 Arrangements _ 2019 details TBC

Dates for your diary:
• 25th May 2018 – Registration for the Shop Window competition closes
• W/C 29th May 2018 (Half Term) – Windows to be dressed
• 1st June 2018 – Judges view Shop Window Entrants
• 9th June 2018 – Winners announced in the Main Arena at the Carnival Prize Giving

Last year we had a fantastic response! To view last years years Shop Window entrants visit the Gallery

2018 Shop Window Winners

Overall Winner- Age UK

Large window

1st Age UK

2nd Katherine House Hospice

3rd The Hair Gallery with MCS School

Small window

1st Jems Stationers

2nd Hot Headed

3rd Topsy Turvey


Shop window entries 2018
Topsy Turvey
Jenny’s Cafe
Age UK
Town Council
Moo Loos
Davies and Partners
Hot Headed
Beautifully Different
Hair Gallery
Katharine House Hospice
Spratt Endicott

The Judging panel consisted of 6 of the Brackley Library Supporters Group. The Windows will be judged out of 5 on the following categories: Carnival Theme, Humour, Creativity, Use of Colour, Impact and Shop integration.
There are two categories to enter Small window entries and Large Window entries

Over the years the standard has been incredibly high, in 2017 the winners were as follows

Small Window;
1st Davis & Partners
2nd Jems
3rd Brackley Town Council & Poundland

Large Window
1st Katherine House Hospice
2nd Bloomers Florist
3rd Courtyard Mews