You can find details regarding all of THE Genealogy Show competitions and prize draws on this dedicated page.

The Photo Alchemist Competition 

Our latest competition launched on Monday 18 March is welcome to anyone and everyone! 

The winner of this competition will receive a colourised version of their favourite family history photograph! 

To be in with a chance of winning, choose the category you’d like to enter and submit your favourite photograph based on your chosen category to info@thegenealogyshow.ukThe winner will be announced via social media on April 26!

If you have already purchased tickets for THE Show, please state your ticket reference number in your email.



Couples shot

Group shot

Here are some ‘before and after’ examples:

Keep an eye out on social media as updates will be posted regularly.

Monday 18 March – Competition launch

Wednesday 24 April – Deadline for submissions. We will no longer be accepting submissions so please do not send your photographs after this date.

Friday 26 April – The best photographs from each category will be selected as our winners! The competition ends.

You can follow these updates with the hashtags: #ThePhotoAlchemistComp, #portrait, #couplesshot, #groupshot

You can find out more about Claudia and her work on The Photo Alchemist website.

I’m Attending THE Genealogy Show 2019, Are You?

A new competition, which launches on Friday 8 February 2019, for anyone who has a valid admission ticket or weekend pass.

Prizes will include Arena Talk Tickets, T-shirts, Mugs, Tote bags and more!

To be in with a chance of winning, simply make your social media, profile picture, the image below.



To open the image in a new window, please click here.

Then tag us on Facebook @THEGenShow2019 or tweet us @THEGenShow2019 with the following:


Everyone who tags and/or tweets us will be entered into regular prize draws, with winners drawn at random and announced throughout March 2019.

Please note, all winners will be required to confirm their booking reference number in order to claim their prize.

Closing date: Monday 25 March 2019


The People’s WDYTYA Experience: Friday 7 & Saturday 8 June 2019 at 1:30pm in Arena 1

THE Genealogy Show held a competition for two lucky ticket purchasers to have their family history researched by a team of experienced genealogists. The BIG REVEALS will be held, live on stage as our researchers tell the winners’ family history story.

The winner of Friday’s The People’s WDYTYA Experience was Karen Bailey.

Who knows what we will find? Will we all need a big box of tissues?

Arena Tickets are still available, book now to be a part of the audience of these special events.