Short Stories & Anecdotes

ballater gala week

If you and your family wish to go out and about in the fresh air this weekend why not follow our clues to #FINDHOWARD and see Howard painting for yourselves. Share a photo when you find him on social media with #FINDHOWARD and automatically enter a prize draw. He will be at his secret location from ll am (weather permitting).

For those keen to get out and about, there is the adventure of collecting a Howards TravelBug GeoCache code unique to each location.
Want to learn more about geocaching follow this link. https://www.geocaching.com/geocache/GC5JB25
Tip : download the areas maps before heading out as Internet connection in the rural areas varies.

The Press and Journal has teamed up with the Archie Foundation and the Butterworth Gallery to give away some fantastic prizes. Howard will be ‘painting in fresh air’ and Press and Journal readers can win some of his artwork and play #FINDHOWARD. In the P&J’s Thursday edition “Your Weekend” it has an extra special prize draw. To win any unframed print from the Butterworth Collection worth up to an amazing £275.All you have to do is simply solve the fortnightly clues to find out where Howard will be painting. Once you have guessed where he will be painting simply enter by phone or text to the P&J’s numbers in “Your Weekend”.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Texts cost £1 plus the usual carrier tariff. Entry to the competition closes at 11 pm on Sunday after the release of clues on the Thursday.
Please note the lines will remain open after 11pm and you will be charged for the call or text, however your entry will not be included in the draw. First correct entry chosen at random will win the prize as stated. Signed print Is unframed. No cash alterative – prizes subject to availability. Employees
of AJL, DCT, Butterworth Gallery and their immediate families are not eligible to enter. Prize will be posted out to the winner.

1. Howard has a lithograph print and giftware of this famous Royal Warrant-holding Royal Deeside village.
2.This village is celebrating Victoria Week with it’s Highland Games on Thursday, August 13th.
3.Balmoral Castle is nearby.


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