Parks, leisure and the arts Manchester Culture Awards 2024

Nominations are now open

About the awards

We are delighted by the success of the Manchester Culture Awards over the past five years; we knew that the city is alive with creative activity, and the brilliant nominations we receive every year prove that, without a doubt, to be the case.

What do we mean by culture?

For these awards, nominees must be involved in one or more of the following areas:

  • heritage
  • visual art
  • music
  • theatre
  • performance
  • dance
  • film and broadcast media
  • literature
  • digital art
  • photography or
  • craft.


Nominees must be based in the city of Manchester (not Greater Manchester, but the area covered by Manchester City Council) or have a track record of delivering activity for the benefit of the people that live in or visit the city, or that benefits the local economy. 

Achievements must have taken place between 1 April 2023 and 31 March 2024.

The awards ceremony

The awards ceremony will take place this winter. See details of the 2023 winners

Please email if you have any questions about the awards.

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