Journal Culture Awards 2021: The Winners

Published: 2 September 2021
Reporter: Peter Lathan

Journal Culture Awards 2021

The winners of the Journal Culture Awards 2021 have been announced at a special ceremony in Durham Cathedral. They are:

Writer of the Year
Linda France

Newcomer of the Year, sponsored by The Northern School of Art
The Spaghetti Factory

Performing Artist of the Year
Field Music

Performance of the Year, sponsored by North East Culture Partnership
Lisette Auton for Writing the Missing: A River Cycle

Best Event, sponsored by University of Sunderland
GIFT 2020 (Gateshead International Festival of Theatre)

Special Award for Youth Achievement, sponsored by Northumberland County Council
Takeover Festival, South Shields

Arts Council Award, supported by Arts Council England
Chorus of Royal Northern Sinfonia: The World How Wide, commissioned by Sage Gateshead

Best Arts and Business Partnership, sponsored by The Northern Studios
Mortal Fools and Vida Creative

Special Recognition Award, sponsored by Newcastle City Council
ARC, Stockton Arts Centre, Beccy Owen’s Pop-Up Choirs and Tyne & Wear Cultural Freelancers

Outstanding Contribution to Arts and Culture in the North East
Vici Wreford-Sinnott