The York Culture Awards are free to enter
Please return forms to awards@makeityork.com
Deadline for applications is Friday 29 September 2017 at 5pm
The York Culture Awards 2017 award categories are as follows:

Best Community Project or Event

Identifying a community project or event in 2016/17 that has made an impact on the cultural life of the city and brought the people of York together. 

The entry form is available  here.

Excellence in Cultural Education

Acknowledging a York-based school or other educational institute that demonstrated an innovative approach to developing creative talent by integrating arts into their curriculum in 2016/17.

The entry form is available here.

Excellence in Cultural Equality and Diversity

Rewarding an individual or organisation that promoted equality, diversity and challenged discrimination through cultural activities or projects in 2016/17, that took place within the City of York.

The entry form is available here.

Best Cultural Event or Festival

Commending the best of large or small scale events, festivals or exhibitions taking place in York over the last year.

The entry form is available here.

Best Cultural Partnership

Recognising a York-based business, group or educational organisation, that has collaborated with a cultural partner to achieve outstanding results in 2016/17.

The entry form is available here.

Excellence in Media Arts

Recognising the achievements of an individual or organisation in Media Arts during 2016/17. This could be for an individual work or an exhibition and can include (but is not limited to) Film, Graphic Design, Games Design, and Digital Art.

The entry form is available here.

Best Performing Artist

Selecting this year’s stand-out individual performers or a group of performers from York. We welcome nominations from any form of performance artist; actors, dancers, musicians, singers, spoken word artists and comedians.

The entry form is available here.

Best Production

Recognition for a company or organisation involved in a production within the City of York in 2016/17. Examples could include dance, music, stage/theatre or comedy performances.

The entry form is available here.

Best Visual Artist

Honouring a York-based artist whose work has left a lasting impression in 2016/17. This nomination could be for one particular piece of an individual’s work or an exhibition/showcase of their talents.

The entry form is available here.

Excellence in Writing

Acknowledgement of an outstanding York-based author, playwright, screenwriter or poet who has had some outstanding work published or performed during 2016/17.

The entry form is available here.

Rising Star

Selection of a young person aged 18 or under who has already made a significant impact, or given an outstanding contribution to a cultural organisation, or the cultural sector as a whole.

Please note: this category is nomination only. The nomination form is available here.

Cultural Champion

Celebrating the achievements of an individual from the creative community, who has actively supported/ significantly contributed to the City of York’s cultural scene in 2016/17.

Please note: this category is nomination only. The nomination form is available here.

 


 

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If you have any queries regarding the entry process please email awards@makeityork.com or call  01904 554455.