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Culture Awards 2013

Culture Awards

The Journal Culture Awards, which began in 2006, annually reward the best of North East culture in categories such as Performing Artist, Writer, Visual Artist, Newcomer, Performer and events of the year. This year, the ceremony, which will feature performances from Kathryn Williams and The Lake Poets (with more to be announced) will take place in Hall One, Sage Gateshead on April 16. For tickets call 0191 443 4661 or visit www.sagegateshead.com

North East actress Alice Stokoe who has landed a part in Mamma Mia!

Big day dawns for West End star Alice Stokoe

North East actress Alice Stokoe makes her debut in the hit West End show Mamma Mia!

Rod Clements, former member of Newcastle folk group Lindisfarne

A tuneful rendezvous with Lindisfarne's Rod Clements

Lindisfarne's Rod Clements is rightly proud of his new album which acts as a meeting point for all his songs

Culture Magazine - May 2014

Culture Magazine - May 2014

Most of the time we like to look ahead in Culture magazine but at this time of the year it’s nice to look back at the annual celebration that is The Journal Culture Awards

WATCH: Kathryn Williams incredible Dancing in the Dark cover at Journal Culture Awards

Kathryn Williams left everyone spellbound with her amazing cover of Bruce Springsteen’s classic

Kate Fox at The Journal Culture Awards 2013 updated

Culture Awards 2013: Find out who the richly deserving winners are

The Journal Culture Awards took place in style at the Sage Gateshead on last night, recognising the region's artistic community

Culture Awards 2013: Kate Fox's poem plus photos from the event

Performance poet and Journal columnist Kate Fox wrote a bespoke poem featuring all 36 Culture Awards finalists. Read the poem below

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As it happened: Culture Awards 2013 from Sage Gateshead

Live updates and a live stream video from this year's Culture Awards from Sage Gateshead, with performances from Kathryn Williams, The Lake Poets, Frankie and the Heartstrings, Kate Fox and the Mighty Doonans

Culture Awards 2013 guide

Culture Awards 2013: Your guide to this year's ceremony

Over the past eight years, we've been delighted to see the Culture Awards become a much sought after badge of honour

Culture Magazine - April 2014

Culture magazine - April 2014

The April 2014 edition of Culture magazine is out now. If you missed your copy in The Journal newspaper, you can read it online here

Actor Chris Connel will host this year's Culture Awards

Actor Chris Connel announced as host of this year's Journal Culture Awards

Pitmen Painters actor Chris Connel will reprise his role as the host of The Journal Culture Awards

Frankie and the Heartstrings

Frankie and the Heartstrings and Kate Fox sign up to perform at the Culture Awards

Frankie and the Heartstrings and Kate Fox are the latest acts to be announced for the upcoming Culture Awards on April 16

Artist Grayson Perry at his exhibition of giant tapestries

The Journal Culture Awards finalists are revealed

The Journal Culture Awards' judging panel have selected their finalists

Could you create the trophies for this year's Culture Awards?

The Journal Culture Awards annually reward the best of the North East's creative community. But before the winners are decided, we need someone to make the trophies. Sam Wonfor explains and invites your ideas

Culture Awards 2013: Design the trophy - Complete the application form here

The Journal Culture Awards annually reward the best of the North East's creative community. But before the winners are decided, we need someone to make the trophies. Complete the application form here

The Lake Poets

The Lake Poets join The Journal Culture Awards bill

A second major act has been announced to play at the The Journal Culture Awards later this year

Singer Kathryn Williams who is set to perform at The Journal Culture Awards

Interview: Mercury Music Prize-nominated singer Kathryn Williams

Singer songwriter Kathryn Williams will play The Journal Culture Awards in April. We're just pleased she managed to fit us in

Rachel Unthank and the The Winterset performed at the inaugural awards in 2006

Celebrate our rich cultural tapestry with The Journal Culture Awards

The Journal Culture Awards will be held on the evening of Wednesday, April 16, in Hall One of Sage Gateshead

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Nominations now closed! Culture Awards 2013

Nominations for The Journal Culture Awards 2013 are now closed.

Riley Jones as Andy, Joe Caffrey as Dinger and Chris Connel as Mike in Wet House at Live Theatre

2013: A year of great music and drama in the North East

The number 13 is apparently unlucky for some, but not for Sam Wonfor, who feels utterly fortunate to have enjoyed another top notch soaking when it comes to culture on North East soil this year. Here are a few diamonds from her diary

Nominations now closed! The Journal Culture Awards 2013

If you've seen or heard anything brilliant in 2013 and would like to see it royally rewarded, then read on

Journalists

Dan Warburton
Chief News Reporter
David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Adrian Pearson
Regional Affairs Correspondent
Angela Upex
Head of Business
Mark Douglas
Chief Sports Writer
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer