Museum competitions

Capture Kingston

This year's theme was music, connected to the exciting CirKT project celebrating live music in Kingston. To find out more about the CirKT programme of live music events visit: You can also  find out about Kingston's music service online:


Thank you very much to everyone who submitted photographs. By taking part in the competition, you are helping Kingston Heritage Service to preserve Kingston's present for the future. All entries will be added to the borough's archives and kept permanently for future generations to enjoy.


We would like to say congratulations to our winners listed below:

Overall Winner (Les Kirkin Memorial Prize): Benita Davies - Kingston Carnival

Most Historically Valuable: Heather Hathaway - Big Band at Surbiton Station

Best Entry by Under 18: Maximus Muslu - Andy Cortes at Ram Jam

Best Photograph taken in Tolworth, Chessington, Hook or Malden: Stuart Tree - Vai Tolworth, Part of ShedX

The winners photographs from Capture Kingston 2019 including Kingston Carnival, Big Band at Surbiton Station, Andy Cortes performing live at Ram Jam and a dancer from Vai Tolworth.

Details for Capture Kingston 2020 will be available soon!