The Journal Culture Awards finalists are revealed

The Journal Culture Awards' judging panel have selected their finalists

Artist Grayson Perry at his exhibition of giant tapestries

After much deliberation, the judging panel for The Journal Culture Awards have selected their very deserving finalists in each of the 13 categories below.

VISUAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Paul Alexander Knox

Cecilia Stenbom

William Tillyer

PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

Exile by Vivien Wood

Operation Pied Piper, November Club

Wet House, Live Theatre

PERFORMING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Joe Caffrey

The Lake Poets

Kathryn Williams

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

Allison Davies, writer, Weather to Fly

The Letter Room, theatre company

Pop Recs - Frankie & the Heartstrings

WRITER OF THE YEAR

Matthew Crow

Steve Chambers

Paddy Campbell

NORTH EAST MUSEUM AWARD

Bridie Jackson & the Arbour

Destination Tyneside, Discovery Museum

History of the North East in 100 Objects, region wide as part of Festival of the North East

BEST ARTS & BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP

Pop Recs - Frankie & the Heartstrings

Port of Tyne & Live Theatre

Wideyed and SCA, Prudhoe

ARTS COUNCIL AWARD

Faust

Foghorn Requiem

Second Moon

BEST EVENT TYNESIDE

Evolution Emerging

Iron Age Festival

One Night in Gateshead

BEST EVENT NORTHUMBERLAND

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival

Emily Inspires

Flodden 1513

BEST EVENT SUNDERLAND

Glass Centre Re-opening

Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences, Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

The Social

BEST EVENT DURHAM

Beamish Museum - Hetton Silver Band Hall opening event

Lindisfarne Gospels

Tim Walker: Dreamscapes, Bowes Museum

BEST EVENT TEESSIDE

Daniel Bye - Story Hunt

mima - Love where you Live

Festival of Thrift

The award for Best Overall Event, and the Special Contribution award will be announced on the night.

 
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