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To celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee, we’re inviting your little ones to design and create a special, eye-catching crown! 

The winner will receive a fantastic family prize which includes a trip to Life Science Centre PLUS Alnwick Castle (where they can become a royal for the day and show off their crown). Two runners up will receive a free family visit to Life. 

They can use use colouring pens, paint, glitter or even sequins to make the perfect crown - the more creative the better! 

How to enter

Just share a photograph of your little one wearing their crown by 6:00pm on Monday 6 June. Please include their first name and age.  

You can tag us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Alternatively, if you're not on social media you can email us at  

We will shortlist entries on social media and ask our followers to vote for the winner. (Terms and conditions apply, see below.) 

Terms and conditions:

To enter the competition, please share a photo of your child wearing their Jubilee crown by 6.00pm on Monday 6 June 2022. Please include a brief description (max 50 words) along with their first name and age. You can email your entry to, or by tagging us in your photo on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram (@scienceatlife). Prize consists of the following: family ticket to Life Science Centre (up to family of 5, max. 2 adults) and a family ticket to Alnwick Castle (up to family of 5, max. 2 adults). The visit date for Life Science Centre and Alnwick Castle will be agreed with the prize winner directly. Two runners up will receive a family day ticket to Life Science Centre and the date of visit will be agreed directly. Prize is non-refundable and non-transferable. No cash alternative available. The competition will close at 1:00pm on 06/06/22 and the shortlisted entrants will be contacted via social media or email (dependent on how they enter) on 08/06/22. Shortlisted entries will be shared on social media on 09/06/22 and the winner will be decided via public voting. The winners must claim the prize by 13/06/22 or another winner will be selected. Standard terms and conditions apply. All entrants into the competition agree to their photo submissions for the competition being used for marketing purposes. 

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