What are they?
The Culture Awards are annual Awards given to artists, cultural organisations, performers, designers and marketeers who produce and promote the best creative work in East Kent.
When can I enter?
Well, you’ve missed the deadline for 2014, but make a note for 2015 so you don’t miss out again. 2015 entries will open in Spring 2015.
NEW 2014 CATEGORIES
Art is all about pushing back boundaries so we’ve expanded ours too. 5 New Categories have been added for the 2014 Cultural Awards.
public vote - you decide
Newly introduced for 2014, you will decide on the destination of the University of Kent’s 50th Anniversary and the East Kent People’s Awards.
Now celebrating it's 4th year.
We look back on previous winners of the Culture Awards.
event info & buy tickets
More information on the 2014 Awards ceremony and Gala dinner, and how to purchase tickets.
I am constantly inspired by the incredible talent and creativity we have in East Kent. There is something quite unique and exciting happening here. It is fast becoming THE place for innovation, imagination and above all else creativity.
Celebrating the work of previous Culture Awards winners and nominees.
Phenomenal growth in scale, ambition and profile has made Anifest one of the largest events of its kind in the UK.
ST MARY’S ART TRUST
With its superb array of state-of-the-art facilities St Mary's has provided an impressive setting for an eclectic range of exciting arts events, bringing in new and enthusiastic audiences.
Luke possesses an outstanding talent for storytelling, combining wry observation with social commentary to produce something fresh and original.
FOLK IN THE BARN
A cultural experience that is always accessible, friendly and appealing to both newcomers and existing fans.
The Culture Awards are presented and managed by Canterbury for Culture, an independent strategic group which represents the views, needs and ambitions of the district’s cultural sector. Canterbury for Culture works with key opinion-formers, policy-makers and important stakeholder groups to set the cultural agenda in Kent; improving quality, influencing policy and providing cultural representation.