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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...

Entries For 2023 Are Now Officially Closed

Entries for the Nottingham Young Creative Awards 2023 have now officially closed. We are delighted to let you know that this year that we have received over 500 entries across our 10 categories.

Creative Industry Judges Revealed for Young Creative Awards 2023

We are delighted to announce the panel of 40+ creative industry experts overseeing the judging of entries at this year’s awards. Members of our judging team view every entry submitted to the awards, which means even those who do not win are still getting their work seen by some of the top creative professionals the city has to offer.

Rock City Main Stage and Hockley Hustle Festival Slots Up For Grabs For This Year's YCA Music Winners

The Young Creative Awards Nottingham are delighted to unveil two new ‘big stage’ performance opportunities for winners and entrants of the Music category at this year’s awards

Notts Creatives Launch Connect Project at The Carousel

Join the Notts Creatives collective as they launch their free game that helps people Connect, and will soon be made available to local food banks.