New date for Journal Awards

Published: 4 April 2020
Reporter: Peter Lathan

Journal Culture Awards

Because of the coronavirus crisis, a new date has been announced for The Journal Culture Awards 2020. Originally planned for 14 May, the event will now take place on 29 September. The venue remains Durham Cathedral.

Because of the new date, the deadline for nominations has also been changed. This will now be 24 July.

There are 17 awards:

  • Visual Artist of the Year
  • Performance of the Year
  • Performing Artist of the Year
  • Newcomer of the Year
  • Writer of the Year
  • Best Arts & Business Partnership
  • Arts Council Award
  • Best Cultural Venue
  • Behind the Scenes Award
  • Best International Collaboration
  • Special Award for Youth Achievement
  • Best Event in Durham
  • Best Event in Sunderland
  • Best Event in Tees Valley
  • Best Event in Northumberland
  • Best Event in Tyneside
  • Best Overall Event

Nominations must be made online. Go to the ReachEvents web site and click on “Enter now”.

“We are thrilled that we have been able to find an alternative date for the 14th annual Culture Awards to take place at Durham Cathedral,” said The Very Reverend Andrew Tremlett, Dean of Durham.

“It has never felt more important to celebrate people, their creativity and the positive difference they have made to the region. We are looking forward to celebrating these talented creatives and their transformative work in the arts and culture sector at the September event.”