The Manchester Community
Histories Awards 2016 were announced at a packed ceremony at Manchester Town Hall on Friday 11 March. Hosted by Ian Carrington (aka Fat Roland) awards were presented in the following categories to:
The Communities Award presented by actress Julie Hesmondhalgh and supported by Heritage Project Management:
WINNER - Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP) for The Accessibles. Our Time is Now.
JUDGES RECOMMENDED - enJOY arts Tales of Manchester Life
JUDGES RECOMMENDED - PANDA, the Performing Arts Network &
Development Agency for Creative Breaks.
COMMENDED - RECLAIM for the project When We Were Kings -
Belle Vue Then and Now
COMMENDED - WOWZone for Wythenshawe, Manchester’s Garden
The Schools Award presented by Rob Higginson, Commercial Leader at Laing O’Rourke and supported by Laing O’Rourke:
WINNERS - Together Trust for the project Private Trust (to commemorate
COMMENDED - Chorlton High School for their project
The Pickstone Prize presented by Manchester Histories CEO, Claire Turner and supported by The Midland:
WINNER - researcher and belle Vue collector Frank Rhodes
JUDGES RECOMMENDED - Community Coordinator at Ardwick & Ancoats
Dispensary, Linda Carver
JUDGES RECOMMENDED - historian based in Middleton Christine Grime
For more information about the Manchester Community Histories Awards and Manchester Histories – including image requests and to arrange interviews – please contact Jennifer Dean email@example.com
The Manchester Community Histories Award 2016 is supported by Heritage Project Management, the School Histories Award 2016 is supported by Laing O'Rourke, and the Pickstone Prize 2016 is supported by The Midland, Manchester.
If you want to see who has previously won, take a look at the winners of our Awards 2012 and Awards 2014 and the projects they delivered.