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Vote for the Cumberland Pencil Co. as one of Britain's Greats

10/06/2012

Vote for the Cumberland Pencil Co. as one of Britain's Greats

The Cumberland Pencil Company, makers of Derwent fine art pencils, is passionate about the art of pencil making and is continually striving to innovate and improve its products and processes for the future.

The Cumberland Pencil Company, makers of Derwent fine art pencils, is passionate about the art of pencil making and is continually striving to innovate and improve its products and processes for the future.

You can vote for them as one of this country’s ‘Greats’ in the product and innovation section of the Greats of Great Britain Awards 2012, a nationwide competition celebrating the Best in Britain. Cast your vote for the Cumberland Pencil Company from now until 31st August by visiting www.thegreatexhibition2012.co.uk/Greats/Cumberland-pencil-company . The ‘Greats’ competition is part of The Virtual Great Exhibition 2012 the world’s largest online exhibition celebrating all that is ‘Great’ in Great Britain in this very special year.

The Cumberland Pencil Company is very proud of its rich heritage, stretching back to the discovery of graphite in Borrowdale in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I and this year is celebrating 180 years of quality British pencil making. Generations of local craftsmen have used their unique skills to perfect the art of pencil making and today, by combining these traditional skills with innovative new techniques, the Cumberland Pencil Company is keeping alive for the future an age old manufacturing tradition which started when the first pencil factory was founded in Keswick in 1832.

The Virtual Exhibition opens on August 12th until the 28th and will showcase Great Britain online reflecting the seismic shift in industry and technology in the 21st Century - it is all about Great Britain and the future. The Cumberland Pencil Company is constantly looking to the future not only improving its working processes but also finding new and innovative ways of inspiring artists to even greater feats of creativity.

To cast your vote for the Cumberland Pencil Company visit www.thegreatexhibition2012.co.uk/Greats/Cumberland-pencil-company
The winners will be announced on 1st September and the Greats Gallery will remain online leaving a lasting legacy of the Greats of Great Britain 2012. VOTE NOW!

For more information on The Virtual Great Exhibition 2012 visit www.thegreatexhibition2012.co.uk