Please see below for the list of finalists for the York Culture Awards 2017

 

BEST COMMUNITY PROJECT OR EVENT
sponsored by York St John University

Everything Is Possible: The York Suffragettes by York Theatre Royal and Pilot Theatre
York Community Choir Festival
York River Art Market

 

EXCELLENCE IN CULTURAL EDUCATION
sponsored by Yorkshire Ventures

The Mount School York
Park Grove Primary Academy
York Jazz Initiative

 

EXCELLENCE IN CULTURAL EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY
sponsored by Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Acting Up! Youth Theatre by Riding Lights Theatre Company
Out of Character Theatre Company
Show Me That I Matter by City of York Council
 

BEST CULTURAL EVENT OR FESTIVAL
sponsored by First Group

Big City Read (“Regeneration” by Pat Barker)
SLAP (Salacious Live Alternative Performance) Weekender Festival
York Early Music Festival
York Festival of Ideas
York Pride

 

BEST CULTURAL PARTNERSHIP
sponsored by Viridian FX

Those Magic Beans & York Barbican
York St John University & illuminating York
York Theatre Royal & York Castle Museum
 

EXCELLENCE IN MEDIA ARTS
sponsored by University of York

ColliderCase by Bright White
River Poems by Jake Attree, Robert Powell & Ben Pugh
The Flood by Orillo Films
VikingVR by DC Labs & York Museums Trust
 

BEST PERFORMING ARTIST
sponsored by The Rise, Restaurant, Terrace & Bar

Hyde Family Jam
Joshua Burnell
Katie Greenbrown
 

BEST PRODUCTION
sponsored by Hungate York Regeneration

Dr Dolittle by NE Musicals York
The Great Gatsby by Alex Wright
Turandot by York Opera
 

BEST VISUAL ARTIST
sponsored by Lotte Inch Gallery

Bridget Bernadette Karn
Emily Sutton
Susan Aldworth

 

EXCELLENCE IN WRITING
sponsored by Red Publications

The Boy Who Went Magic by A P Winter
Flying High! By Anneliese Emmans Dean
News from Nowhere by Jane Austin

 

RISING STAR
sponsored by Redrow

David Law
Herve Ishimwe Ntwali
Kitty Rowe
 

CULTURAL CHAMPION

To be revealed at the awards ceremony