The third Culture Awards took place on 20 June at St Augustine House. The evening highlighted the wealth of diverse talent and creativity in East Kent from improvised jazz nights, to compelling folk music, inspiring new festivals, to innovative business partnerships….. and a thriving arts centre based in a church.
Photos and information on the event can be found on The Culture Awards website.
A list of this years winners can be found below:
THIS YEARS WINNERS -Photos by Rebecca Douglas Photography
The Canterbury Award – sponsored by Canterbury College
For an organisation, group or individual who has successfully led on or delivered an innovative, transformative or ground-breaking project within the District.
Community Award - sponsored by the Kentish Gazette
For an organisation, group or individual whose cultural activity has made a positive impact to a community within the District.
Award for Excellence – sponsored by University of Kent
For a cultural practitioner or collaborative group of practitioners working in East Kent that has created a new work of high quality within the last twelve months.
Commercial Collaboration – sponsored by Barretts of Canterbury
For a demonstrably mutually beneficial and productive partnership between a cultural organisation and a business.
One to Watch – sponsored by Lenleys
For an early career cultural organisation, group or individual with a promising track record to date and the clear potential to develop a long lasting career.
Experience Award – sponsored by University for the Creative Arts
For the cultural venue or space in the District providing the best customer experience for their visitors and audiences.
Destination Canterbury Award – sponsored by Abode Canterbury
For an organisation, group or individual who has done most in the last twelve months to raise the profile of the District’s cultural offering regionally, nationally and internationally.
Cultural Landscape Award – sponsored by Canterbury for Culture
For a cultural organisation, group or individual making a significant positive impact to the District’s environment, architecture or public space.
East Kent People’s Award - sponsored by First Exchange
For a cultural organisation in East Kent which demonstrates engagement with its local community, popularity across the region and continuing efforts in developing existing and new audiences.