With a record number of entries, the theme for the 2015 Young Creative Awards was “Made in Nottingham”, reflecting some of the diverse and fantastic creative talents, who hail from the city.
Nottingham is rich in talent and is renowned for its innovation and for being at the forefront of technology and science. Many things have been Made in Nottingham – just think of Raleigh, Lace, Boots, the invention of Ibuprofen. Writers and artists, past and present, have been born in and come from Nottingham. Exciting new musicians are emerging from the city, such as Jake Bugg, Indiana and Philp George. Great literary figures such as Alan Silitoe and Lawrence hailed from here and depicted life in the city both darkness and light. In film, Shane Meadows has been flying the flag for Nottingham.
The Awards ceremony for the 2015 Young Creative Awards took place at the Nottingham Playhouse. Hundreds of people came to find out the winners at an exciting, entertaining and inspirational night. They saw music star Indiana announce the Young Creative of the Year 2015 as Jamal Sterret. Jamal, as well as winning the overall prize, was also a winner in the Dance and Graphic Design categories, taking a total of three awards.