The Inaugural Manchester Culture Awards
The Etihad Stadium, Manchester | October 2018
The winners of the first Manchester Culture Awards were announced at a special awards ceremony hosted by actor Julie Hesmondhalgh and BBC Radio 5 Live presenter Nihal Arthanayake. The awards recognise the very best of culture in the city over the last year and were established by the council to recognise both the massive contribution culture makes to the city's economy, and the role of culture in helping make Manchester a vibrant place people want to live, work in, and visit.
List of winners: Best Event What is the City but the People? – MIF 2017 Commission. Promotion of Health and Wellbeing Streetwise Opera. Best Business Partnership Bruntwood with Manchester School of Art and the Royal Exchange. Young Creative of the Year Dominic Bennett. Promotion of Talent and Leadership Contact. Best Exhibition Never Going Underground: The Fight for LGBGT+ Rights - People's History Museum. Promotion of Environmental Z-Arts..Promotion of Equality and Diversity Olympias Music Foundation. Best Performance This is the Place - Tony Walsh. Outstanding Contribution Manchester International Festival Manchester People's Cultural Award - in association with the Manchester Evening News Video Jam.