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27th Jun, 2022

Just look at you! Entries pouring in for our Baby of the Year event

Ross Crawford 26th Mar, 2022

THE REDDITCH Standard Baby of the Year competition 2022 is up and running – and is already off to a fantastic start.

It’s easy to enter too – no appointment is necessary and it’s all absolutely free of charge.

Professional portrait photographer Andrea Powell has set up her mobile studio by The Works and Primark in the Kingfisher Shopping Centre.

All parents and guardians need to do is pop along and have the photo of their baby taken to enter the competition.

As usual there are two categories, 0 to 18 months and 19 months to three years.

Prizes will be awarded for winners and runners up – a 20”x16” canvas print and Jellycat toy for first place and a 12”x10” canvas and Jellycat toy for the runner up.

After the portraits have been taken parents and guardians are given a return date to select their favourite photograph and this will then be numbered and entered into the competition.

Andrea will also be offering a selection of the prints to buy for as little as £12 but you are under no obligation whatsoever to do so.

All our beautiful babies will be then be placed on the Redditch Standard website at for you to cast your votes – please note no child’s name will appear, only a number next to their photograph.

The ten babies with the most votes in each age group will go through to the final, plus ten more selected by our panel of judges.

Employees of Bullivant Media Ltd and their families are not eligible to enter.

Andrea’s pop-up studio will be there from 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Saturday and 10.30am to 3pm on Sunday.

Just pop along, no appointment is necessary.

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