Welcome to the Northern Soul Awards 2017

The Northern Soul Awards will celebrate and reward exceptional culture and enterprise in the North of England, including theatres, productions, venues, businesses, galleries and many other projects and companies. The awards, hosted by Lemn Sissay, will take place on the 29 June 2017 at the Hilton, Deansgate in Manchester.

We will award prizes in 22 categories for the best venues, businesses of the year, productions and festivals, with a special award for the 'Northern Soul' of the Year. The awards are open to all and they are free to enter.

The awards will attract an audience in excess of 300 cultural, artistic and business professionals from across the North and will be an excellent networking opportunity.

31 JANUARY
Awards Launch
5 MAY
Deadline for all Entries
24 MAY
Judging Session
25 MAY
Shortlist Announced
29 JUNE
Awards Ceremony