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Winner of Royal wooden box competition!


Winner of Royal wooden box competition!

Derwent is delighted to announce the winner of their recent Royal Wedding competition.

Derwent is delighted to announce the winner of their recent Royal Wedding competition.

Hazel Hay from Glasgow wrote about what she and her family would be doing on Friday April 29th to celebrate the Royal Wedding and their own special family. Hazel wrote…

As we watch William and Catherine marry, our family will settle down to a very British picnic in our living-room. We will have the Wedding Albums from all our family: grandparents, sister, brothers, and our own, sharing all the memories and pictures from these special days with our two boys. Collectively these make up the foundations of our family, and why we are every bit as special as our Royal Family. As William and Catherine begin, on this day, to build the branch of their special family tree, we show our boys their place in ours.

Speaking about the winning entry Emma Chapman, Marketing Communications Manager, who organized and judged the competition, said ‘we really liked the idea of Hazel spending a special day with her family and giving her two boys some special memories to treasure’.

Hazel wins a limited edition Majestic wooden presentation box, worth £499.99, one of just 500 created specifically to celebrate the marriage of HRH Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton. She will be in good company as the owner of this beautiful box as the first Majestic wooden box will be presented to HRH Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton as a wedding gift.

Each box is filled with a stunning selection of water-soluble Derwent pencils and blocks together with a wide range of complementary accessories. A portrait of the happy couple, drawn by pencil artist Angela Gaughan, is also included in the box and is presented in a smart gold coloured wood frame providing a lasting memento of the day.

Hazel’s box will also feature 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.

If you would like to buy a Majestic presentation box they are available from selected art shops and the Pencil Museum, Keswick, 017687 73626, where No. 500 of the limited edition will be on display along with the original pencil portrait.