2020 Christmas Card and Calendar competition winners

Chris Stewart welcoming Christmas Card and 2020 Calendar winners at awards ceremony in Glasgow

For the sixth year running, people living with a brain injury have submitted a piece of creative work in the hope that it is chosen for our 2020 calendar. A separate piece of artwork is also selected for the 2019 Christmas card.

These calendars are sent to hospitals, clinics and groups that provide pivotal services to those with acquired brain injury in Scotland. 

We were overwhelmed to receive an incredible 175 entries from over 22 brain injury groups across Scotland. It did make it incredibly difficult though for our judges to choose only 14 winners for the 2020 calendar and 2019 Christmas Card.

An awards ceremony was held on Tuesday 10th December at the DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central to celebrate these very well deserved winners. It was here that they were presented with a certificate and £20 gift voucher, as well as a cheque for £200 being donated to their local support group.

Calendar 2020 Winners with Digby Brown CSR Manager Kirsten Smith

The 2020 winning entries are listed below.

Christmas Card - Mark Davidson, Momentum Scotland

Cover - Diane Brockie, Headway Ayrshire

Calendar Cover 2020 by Diane Brockie from Headway Ayrshire

January - Issy Robertson, Headway Dundee & Angus 

February - Rogan Grant, Headway Borders and Alex Craig, BIEN Group

March - Elinor Mather, Headway South Lanarkshire 

Calendar March 2020 winning entry by Elinor Mather from Headway South Lanarkshire

April - John Reid, Headway Perth & Kinross 

May - John Nicoll, BIG Group        

June - Susan McCosh, Astley Ainslie Hospital 

July - Steven Walker, Headway Glasgow

Calendar July 2020 winning entry by Steven Walker from Headway Glasgow

August - Colin Fortune, Edinburgh Headway Group

Calendar 2020 August winning entry by Colin Fortune from Edinburgh Headway Group

September - Stuart Shaw, Headway Falkirk 

October - Chloe Fry, Murdostoun Castle

Calendar 2020 October winning entry by Chloe Fry from Murdostoun Castle

November - Amanda Innes, Centre for Brain Injury Rehabilitation

December - Karen Boyle, Headway Fife

Calendar 2020 December winning entry by Karen Boyle from Headway Fife

Kirsten Smith, CSR Manager at Digby Brown said: "For many people living with a brain injury, the events and social life they get from local groups is a life-line.

"We are delighted to organise an event that encourages those with brain injuries to express themselves through photography, art and creative writing and celebrates their wonderful talents."