Norfolk Arts Awards 2021

Meet the nominees of the Norfolk Arts Awards 2021!

NOMINEES

THE BUSINESS AND THE ARTS AWARD
In association with Norwich School

HEAD OUT, NOT HOME
Delivered by Norwich Business Improvement District (BID) in partnership with NORCA and Sistema in Norwich.

ART AT WORK
ArtatWork CIC uses the arts to improve mental health and wellbeing.

THE THEATRE AWARD
In association with The Garage

THE COMMON LOT
A theatre company who create original, free outdoor shows for, with and about the people of Norwich

FINDING MAGIC
Beverley Bishop’s beautiful and poignant one-woman show, exploring her progression through grief, healing and acceptance after the loss of her son, Jess.

THE VISUAL ARTS AWARD
In association with Norwich University of the Arts

GENNADIY IVANOV
A UK-based artist, originally from Belarus and born in Russia, working with a wide variety of media including paintings, installations, drawings and photography.

NORWICH 20 GROUP
A group of visual artists based in the city and founded in 1944. The group of over 80 artists includes painters, sculptors, digital video, installation and conceputal artists, printmakers and photographers.

THE JARROLD NEW WRITING AWARD
In association with the John Jarrold Trust

THE EASTERN DAILY PRESS
With 150 years of heritage the EDP strives to provide local people with local news.

THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR WRITING
During an incredibly challenging year, the team strongly uphelf their commitment to promoting and celebrating the work of new and emerging writers in East Anglia and beyond.

THE MUSIC AWARD
In association with Her Honour Judge Maureen Bacon QC

SOUND IDEAS
A multi-award winning, fresh and innovative musical theatre company based in Norwich.

THE VOICE PROJECT
An open-access singing project offering a whole range of creative ways to use your voice.

THE BROADCAST & MEDIA AWARD
Sponsored by Principal Hostry Festival Sponsor, The University of East Anglia

GARY STANDLEY
Producer of the BBC Voices at BBC Radio Norfolk

TALKING TABOOS
A radio drama series of monologues written from verbatim, covering addiction, grief, infertility, loss and domestic abuse.

THE DR FRANK BATES DANCE & MUSICAL THEATRE AWARD
Sponsored by Jane Hawksley

CAT CHAPMAN
Cat has dedicated the last 15 years to helping guide the young people of Norfolk to achieve their best in artistic excellence in dance and theatre training

SANTUARY ON THE FAULT LINE
An earth-wide network of professional women dancers, dancing for local audiences in the wild.

THE DIVERSITY AWARD
In association with Norwich Arts Centre

REWRITING RURAL RACISM
A project by Sheringham Little Theatre, funded by the Arts Council

SASCHA GOSLIN
A Norwich-based freelance producer focusing on circus, outdoor arts, accessible theatre and puppetry.

THE EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY AWARD
In association with Norwich Theatre

NORWICH PUPPET THEATRE
The Creative Engagement Team produces high quality theatrical experiences and creative skills sessions for all ages.

THE GARAGE
An independent charity which works with local, regional and national partners to provide high-quality performing arts programming, participation, accredited education, training and outreach programmes for all ages across Norfolk.

The winners of two other awards have already been announced:

THE PETER BARROW BURSARY AWARD
Leia and Luke Hutson, two young performers from Great Yarmouth

THE NORFOLK ICON AWARD
Stephen Fry