Norfolk Arts Awards 2023

The Norfolk Arts Awards 2023 took place on Friday 3rd November at Ocean Room in Gorleston-on-Sea.

Nominations for the 2024 awards will open in January 2024. If you have any questions about the Norfolk Arts Awards, please get in touch with us by emailing events@autumnfestivalofnorfolk.org

Photograph of the group of 2023 award winners on stage

The 2023 Award Winners

THE BUSINESS & THE ARTS AWARD sponsored by Mortgages for Actors
Norwich Theatre

THE DICK CONDON THEATRE AWARD sponsored by The Garage
The Sewell Barn Theatre’s production of Queers

THE VISUAL ARTS AWARD sponsored by Art in Norwich
Will Corvidae Sparling

THE JARROLD NEW WRITING AWARD supported by the John Jarrold Trust
Norwich Theatre’s 37 Plays

THE MUSIC AWARD sponsored by City College Norwich
Let’s Eat Grandma

THE BROADCAST & MEDIA AWARD sponsored by the University of East Anglia
Norwich Theatre’s Norwich Theatre Talks podcast

THE JOHN HAWKSLEY DANCE & MUSICAL THEATRE AWARD sponsored by Jane Hawksley
Katy Dunne Dance for Wellbeing

THE DIVERSITY AWARD sponsored by Norwich Arts Centre
Queerfest

THE EDUCATION & COMMUNITY AWARD sponsored by Norwich Theatre
The Common Lot’s 100 Years of Mile Cross

THE PETER BARROW BURSARY AWARD sponsored by PBSK Partnership
Alicia Gooch
Christopher Sainton-Clark

THE NORFOLK ICON AWARD sponsored by Swallowtail Print
Jack and Tim

THE OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE ARTS AWARD supported by Norwich School
Lucy Farrant
Emma Jarvis

THE PETER WILSON SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD in partnership with the Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk’s Office, PSE Live and the Autumn Festival of Norfolk
Stuart Malkovich and Kevin Lynch
Ian Johnson
Richard Penguin
Alan Waters
Stephen Bumfrey
Dominic Castle
Angela Kennedy

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD in association with the EDP
Helen McDermott

Full list of nominees and winners


The Norfolk Arts Awards © was founded by Stash Kirkbride and Peter Beck
in 2012, and is an Autumn Festival of Norfolk Signature Project, produced by the PBSK Partnership.

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