Competition: Win Tickets to the British Library's Writing Britain Exhibition

Writing Britain: Wastelands to Wonderlands British Library Exhibition Poster
It's a big year for Britain, and in accordance the British Library are exhibiting some of their finest treasures in a celebration of literary Britain and the landscape, in what will be one of the biggest cultural events of the year.

Writing Britain: Wastelands to Wonderlands runs from May to September 2012 and features works from some of the most famous authors in British history, helping visitors to understand how the landscape has inspired writers, and helped shape our literary history. You can find out more about the exhbition and all the treats that it holds by reading my recent interview with its curator, Tanya Kirk.

Thanks to the British Library, now is your chance to win two tickets to the Writing Britain exhibition. This is a fantastic chance to enjoy one of the cultural highlights of 2012, and with the tickets being open-ended, you can arrange a visit around your own schedule.

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The competition will end on 15th June 2012, and a winner (of both tickets) will be selected at random from all the entries. You can enter the competition in two different ways, details below:

(1) For Twitter users, simply tweet the following message to gain one entry into the prize-draw:
Win tickets to the British Library's summer exhibition, courtesy of @thebibliofreak. To enter RT or visit

(2) Simply leave a comment below, with the answer to the following question. All correct answers will earn one entry into the prize draw:
Which of the following is my (Matthew, the Biblioreak's) favourite literary landscape?
  (a) The Moors, from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  (b) Egdon Heath, from The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
  (c) The Shire, from The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
  (d) Dickens's London, from the various fictions of Charles Dickens

Only one entry per method, per person is allowed (maximum of two entries in total). For those who comment as a guest or anonymously, please leave contact details (e-mail or twitter). The winner will be announced on Saturday 16th June 2012.

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Good luck!


Dennis Kchoya said...

C The Shire

Magz said...

b :)

Susan Fielding said...

This is great! More please :D

Ummmm, C!

writeherewritenow said...

great competition, love it.

i'm going for a :D

Susie said...

Ooooo tricky question. I know you have been reading a lot of Dickens so I think it's probably his London.

Beth Sullivan said...

B! x

Matthew (The Bibliofreak) said...

This competition is now closed. The winner will be announced later today.

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