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Young Creative Awards 2024 - Winners Announced!

The winners of the 2024 Young Creative Awards were announced at a live event at Nottingham Playhouse on Monday 20 May, alongside an exhibition celebrating the work of all 89 of this year's finalists.

Photography Exhibition – Smithy Row, Nottingham City Centre

A unique city centre exhibition by young photographers mentored by former YCA winner and professional photographer, Lamar Francois.

Photography Masterclass Workshop Series with Lamar Francois

An opportunity for young creatives to learn top photography tips with award-winning photographer, Lamar Francois, in this unique workshop series and city centre exhibition opportunity.

YCA To Host Stage At Hockley Hustle 2023

We are delighted to unveil the line-up for the Young Creative Awards 2023 stage at Nottingham's iconic Hockley Hustle festival...

YCA 2023 Nominee Gets Experience At Prestigious 250-year-old London-based Embroidery Firm

As part of our year-round commitment to creating creative opportunities for Nottingham’s Young People, our 2023 Fashion and Textiles nominee Leah Meldon was chosen by YCA Judge and 2018 Winner Liss Cooke to join her for a day at Hand and Lock Studio in London.

YCA 2023 Creative Writing and Photography Work Showcased in LeftLion Magazine

Twelve of our 2023 winners and nominees in our Photography and Creative Writing categories have had their work showcased in the July issue of LeftLion magazine...

Our 2023 Winners Are...

We announced our winners at 7pm on Friday 9 June in a special one-off Youtube broadcast.

YCA 2023 Nominations and Winners Announcements Dates

From Monday 22 May onwards we will start announcing the nominees for this year's Young Creative Awards Nottingham competition. Here's how and when you can find out if you have been nominated or won...