2017 – Nottingham Future City

‘Nottingham, Future City’ – YCA 2017 theme.

The Nottingham Young Creative Awards 2017 are looking for young creative people to enter their work for this exciting and rewarding competition.

This year’s theme is “Nottingham, Future City”. No one really knows where the city of Nottingham is headed, but we all have ideas, dreams and some have plans.

“Be the change you want to see in the world.”

This is your chance to show the people of Nottingham what changes you want to see, by entering a piece of work from any of the 10 categories that reflects this.

Entering this competition means you can be a part of something truly great. Entering gives you the chance to meet likeminded, creative people and destroy the stereotype that young people have no ambition or motivation.

Entering gives you the chance to assist the Young Creative Awards in broadening Nottingham’s horizons and actually present to the city revolutionary ideas of how we can evolve for the better.

Who will live here and how might Nottingham people be living, shopping, working, or being entertained? Will we be a city of culture, science, sport or run by artificial intelligence?

We want to know what your desires and dreams are for the city about culture, creativity, local communities, politics, law, nature, technology, the environment and more.

Each generation contributes to the way our world develops. What do you want your generation to be remembered for? Changing Nottingham could be the first step in changing the rest of the world.

Nottingham, Future City could be in your hands.

Entries are now closed for the 2017 Young Creative Awards. All entrants are invited to the free awards night taking place at the Nottingham Playhouse on 10 May 2017. For more information visit The Awards

YCA 2017 overall winner

Isobelle Farrar

"I was very shocked and surprised that I won! Winning this award gave me a new found confidence in my work and made me realise that a creative career IS possible! I am so glad I entered and definitely encourage any young aspiring creative to enter!"

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Animation and Digital Media winners

Yusuf Raja - 13-15 Age Group

Kirk Lee Fletcher - 16-18 Age Group

Design and Architecture winners

Josef Stoeger - 16-18 Age Group

Ryan Lee Boultbee - 19-24 Age Group

Creative Writing winners

Anushka Shah - 16-18 Age Group

Hannah Hall - 19-24 Age Group

Dance winners

Isobel Benson - 13-15 Age Group

Alexandra Graham - 16-18 Age Group

Alice Shepperson - 19-24 Age Group

Fashion and Textiles winners

Greta McKean - 16-18 Age Group

Film winners

Conrad Simpson - 13-15 Age Group

Minerva Campbell - 16-18 Age Group

Joshua Hollyoak - 19-24 Age Group

Graphic Design winners

Isobelle Farrar - 16-18 Age Group

Nicole Wright - 19-24 Age Group

Music winners

Matthew Baggaley - 13-15 Age Group

Kelsey Shaw - 16-18 Age Group

Davon Walker - 19-24 Age Group

Photography winners

Ciaran Foster - 13-15 Age Group

Jessica Pearson - 16-18 Age Group

Curt Evison - 19-24 Age Group

Visual Arts winners

Lucy Moult - 16-18 Age Group

Mark Westlake - 19-24 Age Group