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Design the brand new Bristol Pound

Design the brand new Bristol Pound
Mark Simmons

If you've always hoped that, one day, you'll see someone like DJ Derek, Morph or Gary Mabbutt on a £5 note, you'll be interested to know that the Bristol Pound wants new designs for its notes.

The currency, which launched two years ago and remains the UK's only city-wide currency, is after a new look to celebrate Bristol’s Green Capital year – and they want you lovely folks to provide it.

To capture the 'creative, independent character of Bristol', Bristol Pound want the following themes covered on each of the notes: European Green Capital 2015 (£B1), art and culture (£B5), community and diversity (£B10) and innovation and technology (£B20)

Your design can be a photograph, a painting, a collage or a graphic design. Download the full design brief here.

The deadline for entries is Monday March 16. The eight winning works, chosen by a panel of judges that includes Grant Marshall, aka Massive Attack's Daddy G, will be announced on Thursday March 26 with the notes issued on June 30.

Check out local artist Just Scribble on Time Out Bristol.

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