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Win a Royal wedding wooden box!


Win a Royal wedding wooden box!

Derwent would really like to hear if you’ve got something exciting, fun or even whacky planned to mark the occasion of the Royal wedding on April 29th.

Derwent would really like to hear if you’ve got something exciting, fun or even whacky planned to mark the occasion of the Royal wedding on April 29th.

You could be celebrating too by winning first prize in Derwent’s Royal wedding competition, a limited edition Majestic wooden presentation box, worth £499.99, one of Just 500 created specifically to celebrate the forthcoming marriage of HRH Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton.

The competition runs from March 21st to April 8th and all you have to do is answer the following question in no more than 100 words:

How will you be celebrating the Royal wedding?

The winning entry will be the most creative, fun and original idea as judged by the marketing team at Derwent. And, if you have time why not send us a drawing too! Using Derwent pencils of course! (Judging will only be on the written entry)

Made from Maple with a beautiful Walnut veneer each box is filled with a stunning selection of water-soluble Derwent pencils and blocks together with a wide range of complementary accessories.

To mark the occasion Derwent have also commissioned professional pencil artist Angela Gaughan-Owens to draw a portrait of the happy couple using the Derwent art materials featured in the Majestic box. The portrait is presented in a smart gold coloured wood frame and is sure to prove a lasting memento of the day.

The first Majestic wooden box made will be presented to HRH Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton as a wedding gift. So you will be in good company if you win!

Each presentation box comes complete with a commemorative scroll, an individually numbered plaque on the lid and a Certificate of Authenticity signed by David Sharrock, Managing Director of Cumberland Pencil Co, makers of Derwent fine art pencils.

Your entry must be submitted via the ‘contact us’ form at and you can check out all the details about the Majestic wooden box there too, in the ‘News’ section.

The winner will be announced on Facebook, Twitter, lovepencils blog and week commencing 11th April 2011. So if you are not lucky enough to win you will still have time to go out and buy one! 2 runners-up will receive a Derwent goody bag.

T & C’s

1. No purchase necessary.
2. All entries must be submitted via the contact us form at
3. Entries should be no more than 100 words.
4. Only one entry per household.
5. The prizes must be taken as stated.
6. The number of the box given will be chosen by The Cumberland Pencil Co..
7. No cash alternative will be offered.
8. Not open to employees of the Cumberland Pencil Co., their families and its agencies
9. Winners will be notified within 7 days of the competition end date.
10. Submission of an entry constitutes acceptance of the rules.
11. Promoter: The Cumberland Pencil Co,Derwent House, Lillyhall Business Park, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 5HS.