School Art Challenge

In 2009, as part of the 50th Anniversary celebrations, The Friends of Chartres held, in conjunction with Pallant House Gallery, a Schools’ Art Competition with the title of 'A Tale of Twinned Cities' the theme selected was 'mosaic, inspired by the unique 'Picassiette House' in Chartres.

Following the success of the first competition, it has become an annual event organised jointly by the Friends of Chartres , formerly with Pallant House Gallery now in conjunction with University of Chichester - Fine Arts Department.

The tenth and final competition was launched in November 2018 the theme is 'Carnival of the Animals'