Culture Awards 2014

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.

The awards trophies made by Janet Rogers from Crushed Chilly Gallerie, Durham

The Journal Culture Awards: Calling all artists - you could be making this year's trophies

This is a call out for artists to submit proposals to win this year's £1,000 commission for Culture Awards trophies

The Journal Culture Awards are coming to Sunderland in June

The annual celebration of North East culture in all its forms will be held in Sunderland Minster

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The Journal Culture Awards: Nominations are being reopened for one week only

If you were kicking yourself that you didn't get around to nominating your favourite stuff from 2014, fear not, you have an extra week

The Journal Culture Awards 2014 - nominations are now open

The ceremony will once again reward, recognise and showcase the best of North East's cultural output - in fantastic fashion

B>E>A>K at Evolution Emerging 2013

Evolution Emerging 2015 searches for next wave of musical talent

The North East's biggest emerging music event is looking for new artists for this year's event in May

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


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