QUIZ – finalists revealed for spoof art contest the Turnip Prize

PUBLISHED: 18:39 28 November 2017 | UPDATED: 07:47 29 November 2017

Mark Plummer won last year's prize with his Poldark entry.

Mark Plummer won last year's prize with his Poldark entry.

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Organisers of a village art competition are celebrating a record number of entries this year.

More than 100 pieces were submitted to Wedmore’s Turnip Prize 2017, a spoof of the world famous Turner Prize.

Fake Nudes by Sue D'onim. Picture: Trevor PrideauxFake Nudes by Sue D'onim. Picture: Trevor Prideaux

Entries have now been whittled down to the final six.

Minnie Driver by Tiger Would. Picture: Trevor PrideauxMinnie Driver by Tiger Would. Picture: Trevor Prideaux

The top award is given to the artist who has created the worst quality art using as little effort as possible.

Northern Soul by Keepthefaith. Picture: Trevor PrideauxNorthern Soul by Keepthefaith. Picture: Trevor Prideaux

The presentation ceremony for the competition will take place at 6.30pm on December 6 at The New Inn in Combe Batch.

Pant And Dec by Lady (Sheila) Critters. Picture: Trevor PrideauxPant And Dec by Lady (Sheila) Critters. Picture: Trevor Prideaux

Pornhub by N Eedl Ife. Picture: Trevor PrideauxPornhub by N Eedl Ife. Picture: Trevor Prideaux

Pulled Pork by Chris P Bacon. Picture: Trevor PrideauxPulled Pork by Chris P Bacon. Picture: Trevor Prideaux


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