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.


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

Nominations now closed! Culture Awards 2013

Nominations for The Journal Culture Awards 2013 are now closed.

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

Culture Awards 2013: Nominations now closed!

Nominations now closed!

Whitley Bay film festival sets sail for finale

A film festival is sailing into uncharted waters, inviting movie lovers to take to the seas

Proud to reward cultural achievements

THE JOURNAL Culture Awards have once again had the honour of celebrating and rewarding the achievements of those involved in the arts and heritage in the North East in 2008.

Culture Awards Last Orders

The clock is ticking... you’ve only got two days to tell us who you think has done enough in 2008 to scoop a Culture Award.

Plenty of reasons to celebrate arts

WE might not have been picked as the Capital of Culture, but the region clearly has every reason to celebrate a happy new year – and beyond.

Beat deadline to nominate

What have been the cultural highlights of 2007? David Whetstone explains how the best can be rewarded in The Journal Culture Awards 2007 and offers a pictorial reminder.

Bite-size taboo goes to Royal Court

A PLAY which premiered in a Newcastle city centre bar has earned a run in one of London’s most famous theatres.

Ira helps family trees to flourish

AUTUMN may not be the growing season for trees but they will be sprouting up like nobody’s business in one small corner of Northumberland today.

Undefined Headline

How to nominate your candidate

Nominations are invited for our culture accolades

Nominations are invited for our culture accolades It’s time to get your nominations in for some of the most coveted awards in the region.

A golden day for Journal at top awards

THE Journal has been praised for the second day in a row after winning no fewer than 13 national awards.

Muckle LLP reaches charity milestone with latest donation

YOUNGSTERS in Sunderland can get out into the countryside on their bikes, thanks to a milestone donation from commercial law firm Muckle LLP.

The Journal Culture Awards 2007

WE are now welcoming nominations for the Journal Culture Awards 2007.

The love affair goes on

Natural born actor James Baxter is hoping the Edinburgh Fringe Festival will bring a repeat of the applause he earned in his native North-East, as David Whetstone reports.

Art inspires Muckle brand

Strong branding is becoming increasingly important for professional service firms, helping to show customers that they are reputable and their services are of a high standard.

You could easily be seduced by dance

If you missed the chance last time around to get intimate with Tyneside's most seductive dance company, don't fret.

Special mention for young glass artist

Kathryn Wightman was one of the stars of the show at yesterday's [Sun] first ever Homemaker Exhibition.

In my view

The recent Journal Culture Awards 2006 saw some fantastic projects celebrated at a great event at Northern Stage in Newcastle.

Celebrating the best of Culture

Ok, i'm no mathematician, but by my reckoning, we're looking at just two weeks until the deadline for nominations for the inaugural Culture Awards.

Society will reward best newcomer

Another week and another chance to focus on one of the categories for the inaugural Culture Awards.

You pick the best

The nominations have been coming in thick and fast for the inaugural Culture Awards 2006, which will be taking place on March 26 next year.

Culture awards 2006

Have you seen a performance this year that took your breath away?

Celebrating North's culture

There has never been more going on in the North-East - so there has never been a better time to launch The Journal Culture Awards.

Hunt for cultural highlights

Have you seen a performance this year that took your breath away?


David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Graeme Whitfield
Business Editor
Mark Douglas
Newcastle United Editor
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer