Nominees 2023

If you’re unsure who to vote for in the Norfolk Arts Awards have a read below of the full list of Creative Industry suggestions below:

The Business and the Arts Award

Drill House/Out There Arts
Enjoying Norfolk
Freshly Greated
Gallery Norfolk in Cromer
K Foley Ltd
Lets Talk Magazine
Liftshare/Mobility ways
Norfolk Creations
North Norfolk Crafts & Gift Shop Mundesley
Norwich Art Shop
Norwich Theatre
Norwich University of the Arts
Salt Publishing
The Forum
The Garage Theatre Trust
Voodoo Daddy’s Showroom

The Dick Condon Theatre Awards

Chidatsi Theatre: Real Boy
Curious Directive
Drill House
East Norfolk Sixth Form College
Hayley Evenett
Hocus Pocus Theatre
James McDermott
Luke Wright: The Remains of Logan Dankworth
Maddermarket Theatre
Molly Naylor: Stop Trying To Be Fantastic
Norfolk & Norwich Operatic Society: Kinky Boots
Norwich Puppet Theatre: Mark Mander’s Cinderella
Norwich Theatres
Off The Twig: The End of the Road Show
Pete Beck: Theatre Director at Norwich Puppet Theatre
Sewell Barn Theatre: Queers
St George’s Theatre
The Common Lot
The Whiting’s On The Wall
Tiago Dhondt Bamberger: Moulin Rouge
Twisted Reality Productions: Polar Express
Will Hill: Technical Director at Norwich Theatre Royal

The Visual Arts Award

Al Pulford Photography
Annie Brundit
Bradley Buxton: Outsider Art
Chloe Mandy
Frazer Bailey: Moosey Art
GroundWork Gallery (King’s Lynn)
Joseph Hayes
Liam Roberts
Margie Britz
Norwich Dandies
Reprezent Project
Slaves of Fashion- The Singh Twins: Norwich Castle
Tazelaar Stevenson
The Sainsbury Centre
Will Corvidae Sparling
Will Teather

The Jarrold New Writing Award

28 Sonnets/Villanelles Later
Clem Cecil
Film East
Helen Vine
James Kinsley
Molly Naylor
National Centre for Writing
Peggy Hughes
Placeholder Press
Rialto Magazine
The Dipple and Conway Break GoGo Discover Story Writing Competition
Norwich Theatre for 37 Plays

The Music Award

Crude Apache Theatre Company
Danielle Bartlette
East Norfolk sixth form college
Eastern Ear
Harry Edwards
Holly Elmhurst
Horsford Strings
Jose McGill
Lets Eat Grandma
Ian Johnson
Maya Law
Robin Evans
Ronan Williams
Skinnyboy tunes

The Broadcast and Media Award

Amy Nomvula – BBC Radio Norfolk
BBC Radio Norfolk’s Upload Show with Sophie Little
BBC Introducing in Norfolk
Film East
Jon Wright BBC radio presenter
National Centre for Writing’s The Life Written podcast
Simon Pink’s radio show on Poppyland Community Radio
Richard Penguin
Dominic Castle for his work at Norfolk Magazine (just retired)
Angela Kennedy
Stephen Crocker

The Dance & Musical Theatre Award

Abby Page, director of In Cahoots dance company
Anglia performing arts centre
Anglia Region Theatre School
Cat Chapman
Chris Cuming for Kinky Boots
Glass House Dance
Katy Dunn Dance For Wellbeing
Michala Jane School of dance

The Diversity Award

Anna Mudeka
Castle Museum for Singh Twins commission
Drill House
Film East
Frozen Light
Lauren Rackham – No Limits Norfolk
Michala Jane School of Dance
Michelle Montaque
Norwich Arts Centre
Norwich University of the Arts – East Gallery
Oliver Pagne, Musical Keys
Queer Fest
Reprezent Project
Norwich Theatre

The Education and Community Award

Adam Yaxley
ArtatWork CIC
Book Bugs and Dragon Tales
City College Art Foundation course
Drill House
Film East
Make, Play, Connect (Gillian Francis)
Michala Jane school of dance
Musical Keys
Norfolk Adult Learning Services
Norfolk Music Hub
Norwich Theatre Roya
Original Projects
Ruth Bumby, Cromer Art Space
The Belfry Centre for Music & Art
The Common Lot 100 Years of Mile Cross 2023 Project
The Workshop Studios
True Stories Live for their programme of events in 2023

The Outstanding Contribution to the Arts Award

Amanda Howell, Cromer and Sheringham Operatic Society.
Caroline Kennedy (Chivers)
Caroline Richardson, Norwich Playhouse
Cat Chapman
Chris Gribble
Claire Cullens, Chief Executive, Norfolk Community Foundation.
Brenda Seymour, General Manager NNF Festival
East Norfolk sixth form college working with total ensemble dance company
Emma Jarvis Hospital arts coordinator
Film East
Henry Jackson Newcombe
Ian Johnson
Kingsley Harris/East Anglian Music archive
Lucy Farrant – Young Norfolk Arts Trust
Lyndall Rosewarne
Out There Arts
Peter Turrell – musician and community leader in Norwich
Rosy Gray – Norfolk Museum Service
Stephen Crocker of Norwich Theatre
The Belfry Centre for Music & Art
Wendy Ellis, Creative Programs Director at Norwich Theatre

The Lifetime Achievement Award

Alison Croose
Bruer Tidman painter
Chris Gribble
David Shenton
Genevieve Rudd
Helen McDermott
Ian Johnson
John Bygrave
Lilie Ferrari
Marion Caitlin
Richard Penguin
Roger Rowe
Sally Wortley
Stuart Malkovich & Kevin Lynch of the Gorleston Pavilion Theatre