The York Culture Awards 2018 was held at the York Theatre Royal on Monday 19 November 2018.
Please see below for highlights from the evening.

Getting ready to begin.


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


Welcome from our MC, Georgey Spanswick (Host, BBC Radio York)


Interview with our Patron, Mark Herman (Film Director and Writer of Brassed Off and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas)


A few words from Darren Henley (Chief Executive, Arts Council England)


Excerpt from Noughts & Crosses, a performance co-produced by Pilot Theatre, York Theatre Royal, Derby Theatre, Belgrade Theatre Coventry and Mercury Theatre Colchester


Outstanding Community Arts Project Winners - Explore Labs


Inspirational Teacher Winner - Roger Ward


Excellence in Cultural Equality & Diversity Winners - Out of Character Theater Company


Outstanding Cultural Festival (Small) Winners - York Early Music Festival


Outstanding Cultural Festival (Large) Winners - York Festival of Ideas


Outstanding Cultural Collaboration Winners - Shakespeare's Rose Theatre & York Theatre Royal


Excellence in Media Arts Winners - Yorkshire's Jurassic World


Performance by York Youth Dance (York Dance Space)


Outstanding Performing Artist Winner - James Swanton


Outstanding Live Performance Winners - The Howl & The Hum
(accepted on their behalf by Jericho Keys, BBC Radio York)


Outstanding Busker Winners - Hyde Family Jam


Outstanding Visual Artist Winner - Sue Clayton


Excellence in Writing Winner - Robert Powell


Rising Star Winner - Fran Christie


Best Cultural Experience Winner - Shakespeare's Rose Theatre


Performance by Hyde Family Jam


Cultural Champion Winner - Delma Tomlin (Creative Director, National Centre for Early Music)


All of our York Culture Awards 2018 Winners!