Norfolk Arts Awards 2024

The Norfolk Arts Awards are back, celebrating the very best of arts and culture from around the county. To have your say, visit our VOTE tab or click here.

This year, for the first time, all award categories will be voted on by the public. This is your chance to pay tribute to a local arts organisation, project, or individual who has made a significant impact on Norfolk’s arts and cultural scene over the last year.

In each award category there is a shortlist, drawn up from suggestions made by professionals from the creative industries in Norfolk. The public may then vote for one of these options or place a free vote for whoever they choose. The shortlists are as follows:

The Business and the Arts Award
Art Fair East
Merchant’s House
Reprezent project
The Garage
Norwich Lanes Summer Fayre

The Theatre Award
All-in Productions
Norwich Puppet Theatre
Norwich Theatre
Reflex Theatre – Call Me John
Natasa Cordeaux for Lady Windermere in Lady Windermere’s Fan
The Common Lot – The Great Estate

The Visual Arts Award
A Handful of Time’ by Dot Howard and Sorrel Muggridge
Greyfriars Art Spaces
Groundwork gallery
Liam Roberts
Sainsbury Centre
Will Teather

The Jarrold New Writing Award
Call Me John – Reflex Theatre
Horse Play by Katie-anna Whiting
Helen Vine
Grace Petrie – Butch Ado About Nothing
Incubate – Norwich Theatre in association with UEA
Nick Acheson

The Music Award
Academy of St Thomas
Charlie Caine
Into Opera
Kimberley Moore
Klanghaus / The Neutrinos

The Broadcast & Media Award
Future Radio
Norwich Theatre Talks Podcast
Sophie Little
South Norfolk Radio
Town and Around Hunstanton

The Dance and Musical Theatre Award
Cat Chapman
Glass House Dance
Movement Connects CIC
The Garage
The Workshop Studios
Triple Threat Stage School

The Education and Community Award
Artatwork CIC
Freshly Greated
Into Opera
Norwich Puppet Theatre
The Garage
Triple Threat Stage School

The Peter Wilson Special Recognition Award
Annabel Carberry
Daniel Burgess
Genevieve Raghu – Into Opera
Julie Bremner – Norwich Pride
Lucy Enskat – Project co-ordinator for Clown Round therapeutic clowning
Peter Beck

The Lifetime Achievement Award
David Shenton
Debbie Thompson
Gary Standley
Miche Montague
Pat Howe
Simon Floyd

For the first time ever the Peter Barrow Bursary Award will also be voted on by the public. This award gives a £500 prize to a young person (aged 16-30) who is on a training course or in employment at the beginning of their career in the arts. To nominate someone for this or any of the other awards visit the VOTE tab or click here.

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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