The call-out from Watford Museum went out earlier in the year to create a postcard encapsulating what Watford means to you and you let your imaginations run wild. There were pen and ink drawings of Watford Central Library, a felt-tip drawing of the sign at Watford High Street Tube station, and a watercolour painting of St Mary’s Church in the High Street.

The entries have been on display in Watford Museum since the beginning of July and visitors have been voting in person and online for their favourites. The winners were announced on Sunday, August 27 at the museum’s Little Gallery Tearoom event, and the Watford Observer is delighted to present them here.

Taking first place in the adult category was a wonderful design by Watford Fire Station’s Red Watch (right), in which the firefighters spell out the words ‘love’ with their bodies and ‘Watford’ with a hose. Nevada Taylor won first prize in the young person’s category with her depiction of Watford town centre, featuring the shopping centre and landmark Hornet statue in the lower high street.

The winners are on display at Watford Museum.