Teletext Art

Voting CLOSED – Bloktoberfest Teletext Art Competition

Voting has now closed! Votes cast from today onwards will not be counted. — 1 Nov 2018

Like many a teletext page from months and years past, Bloktoberfest has evaporated into inevitable ephemera. But thankfully, we had the foresight to capture all artwork created on the weekend of 20th and 21st October!

To further celebrate Block Party Wigan, we would like you all to vote for your favourite designs over at the Teletext Facebook Group.

Click the category name to cast your vote.

You will be taken to the appropriate Facebook poll.
(Or vote via the Facebook Group page.)

For each of the categories, you may select one artwork.

General Submissions
Professional Teletext Artists
Halloween + Robot + Parrot

Note: You must be a member of the Facebook Group to vote.
To become a member, click ‘Join Group’.

General submissions

Art created at the Block Party.

Note: Maximum number of entries per artist per category is 2.


For many visitors, the Block Party was their first experience of making teletext.

Professional Teletext Artists

For those who create teletext on a regular basis. This category incorporates remote submissions.

Halloween + Parrot + Robot

A challenge category combining three seemingly disparate subjects, following the success of the Swan + Pineapple + Crown category at Block Party Cambridge 2017.

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Dan Farrimond

Teletext artist and head mad scientist at the UK Teletext Art Research Lab (TARL). | hello [at] teletextart (dot) co *dot* uk |

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