The York Culture Awards 2017 was held at the York Minster on Thursday 23 November 2017.
Please see below for highlights from the evening.

Getting ready to begin.


A welcome from York Minster


The crowd is ready!


Welcome from Jane Lady Gibson (Chair, Make It York)


Welcome from our MC, Kay Crewdson (Host, BBC Radio York)


Interview with our Patron, Andrew Martin


Interview with Kit Monkman (Director, Macbeth)


Performance by Accesible Art & Media's IMPs Project


Excellence in Cultural Equality & Diversity Winners - Show Me That I Matter


Best Visual Artist Winner - Emily Sutton (represented by Betty's)


Best Cultural Partnership Winners - York St John University & illuminating York


Excellence in Media Arts Winners - VikingVR by DC Labs & York Museums Trust


Best Production Winners - The Great Gatsby


Rising Star Winner - Herve Ishimwe Ntwali


Performance by York Youth Dance


Best Performing Artist Winner - Katie Greenbrown


Best Community Project or Event Winner - York River Art Market


Excellence in Cultural Education Winners - Park Grove Primary Academy


Tribute to Helen Cadbury by Rose Kent and Carole Bromley


Excellence in Writing Winner - Anneliese Emmans Dean with "Flying High!"


Best Cultural Event or Festival Winners - York Festival of Ideas


Performance by Communitas Choir


Cultural Champion Winner - Joe Coates (Please Please You Promotions)


The 2017 York Culture Awards Winners


Performance by the Ebor Singers