Welcome to the NORFOLK ARTS AWARDS 2017, in association with the Eastern Daily Press.

The Arts Awards is made up of 16 awards, with 30 nominations and is the Hostry Festival’s special annual gala red carpet event celebrating the rich and diverse world of arts and culture in Norfolk.

Nominations for this years peoples choice awards is now openThere are three EDP People’s Choice Awards categories – best individual, best small organisation or group, and best large organisation or group – and people have until Wednesday, August 16 to submit nominations.

The EDP People’s Choice Awards continue to be a very important aspect of the Norfolk Arts Awards and we hope that more people than ever will nominate artists, acts, venues and projects that they have admired over the last 12 months. This is your chance to celebrate your heroes of the arts and this year nominate your cultural champions.

Take a look around the website and find out more about how it all comes together. If you would like to get in touch please do so at info@norfolkartsawards.org.


On behalf of myself and Peter Barrow, the Arts Awards Executive producer we thank you for your interest in the NORFOLK ARTS AWARDS 2017.

Stash Kirkbride
Co-founder of the Norfolk Arts Awards
And the Hostry Festival at Norwich Cathedral
The Norfolk Arts Awards © was founded by Stash Kirkbride and Peter Beck in 2012, and is a Hostry Festival project.