Applications are now open for the York Culture Awards 2018!
Application forms are found below - all categories are open to entries (putting yourself forward for the award) or nominations (putting someone else forward for the award).
The deadline for applications is Friday 28 September 2018.

 

Outstanding Community Arts Project

Sponsored by York St John University

This award recognises a grassroots community arts project or event that brought the people of York together.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 

Inspirational Teacher

Sponsored by Yorkshire Education

This award recognises a York-based teacher that demonstrated an inspirational approach to developing creative talent.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 

Excellence in Cultural Equality & Diversity

Sponsored by Langleys Solicitors

This award recognises a programme or organisation that promotes equality, values diversity and/or challenges discrimination through cultural activities or projects in York.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 

Outstanding Cultural Festival (Small)

Sponsored by Hungate York

This award recognises the best of small scale festivals (5,000 and under attendees) taking place in York.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 

Outstanding Cultural Festival (Large)

Sponsored by York BID

This award recognises the best of large scale festivals (over 5,000 attendees) taking place in York.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 

Outstanding Cultural Collaboration

Sponsored by Viridian FX

This award recognises an organisation that has collaborated with a cultural partner to create an outstanding arts project or event in York.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 

Excellence in Media Arts

Sponsored by University of York

This award recognises the achievements of an individual or organisation in Media Arts. This could be for an individual piece or exhibition and can include (but is not limited to) Film, Graphic Design, Games Design & Digital Art.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 

Outstanding Performing Artist

Sponsored by The Grand Hotel & Spa

This award recognises a stand-out performer or group of performers in York including actors, dancers, musicians, singers, spoken word artists or comedians.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 

Outstanding Live Performance

Sponsored by BHP Chartered Accountants

This award recognises a live performance in York and/or by a York artist(s) including dance, music, stage/theatre or comedy performances.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 

Outstanding Busker

Sponsored by Gear4music

This award recognises an exceptional busker (or group of buskers) who perform on the streets of York.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 

Outstanding Visual Artist

Sponsored by DC Architecture

This award recognises the achievements of an invidual in Visual Arts. This could be for an individual piece or exhibition and can include (but is not limited to) painting, sculpture, printmaking, crafts, etc.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 

Excellence in Writing

Sponsored by Shepherd Group

This award recognises an author, playwright, screenwriter or poet who has had an outstanding work published or performed.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 

Rising Star

Sponsored by Bootham School

This award recognises a young person aged 21 or under who has made a significant cultural impact or produced an outstanding piece(s) of work.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 

Best Cultural Experience

Sponsored by Business Switch Gas & Electric

This award recognises the very best cultural experience that took place in York this year and can include (but is not limited to) events, exhibitions, creations, performances, etc.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 

Cultural Champion

Sponsored by City of York Council

This award recognises an individual from the creative community, who has actively supported / significantly contributed to York’s cultural scene.

The application form for this category can be found here.

 


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