Creative Lives Awards, celebrating creativity in villages, towns and cities across the UK, opens to nominations for 2024 today!

The Creative Lives Awards, which open to nominations today, celebrate the creative groups that enhance people’s lives in villages, towns, and cities across the UK and Ireland. Since 2010, Creative Lives –  a registered charity established in 1991 that champions community and volunteer-led creative activity – have invited community-led groups to share their activities and achievements, so that it can give creative communities a well-deserved moment in the spotlight.  

The Awards winners all use creativity to bring people together. Groups might take part in singing, dancing, painting, crafting, performing, playing music, or any other creative activity. All of them provide vital opportunities for people to find community, express their creativity, make friends, learn new skills, boost their wellbeing – and have fun together!

Judging panels in each of the five nations choose a Winner and Runner-up. Creative Lives asks the public to vote for a People’s Choice Award, and the shortlisted groups vote for each other to win the Peer Award for Excellence. Creative Lives also selects a Celebrating Diversity Award winner from the shortlisted groups, and a Local Hero from the location the Awards ceremony is held in.

The 2024 Creative Lives Awards open for nominations from today, Monday 11th March 2024.

Further information will be available on the Creative Lives website once nominations open.