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...

Seven Young Creative Awards musical alumni will be performing on our new stage at the Hockley Hustle Festival this year. Our stage, at The Carousel, will be dedicated to showcasing the work of our recent music entrants, nominees and winners.

The line-up for the stage features six previous entrants, nominees and winners from our music category:

  • 2pm: Romy (Entrant, 11-15 category) 
  • 3pm: Natalie Keay (Nominee, 11-15 category)
  • 4pm: Freya Alice (Winner, 16-18 category)
  • 5pm: Ellie Stainsby (Winner, 11-15 category/nominee, 16-18 category)
  • 6pm: Charity Stow (Nominee, 19-24 category)
  • 7pm: Armton (Nominee, 16-18 category)
  • 8pm: Serena Jasmine (Winner, 19-24 category)

The epic all day Hockley Hustle has a packed programme of 350 acts showcasing the huge amount of talent and diversity of Nottingham’s live music scene including hotly tipped artists from BBC Introducing, a special Hustle line up at Broadway and loads of genre spanning stages put together by 35 local promoters across forty venues. Jazz, drum & bass, poetry, soul, house, folk, hip hop, reggae and funk all find a place in this inclusive annual event that raises tens of thousands for local charities. 

Along with street entertainment, the famous silent disco, samba parades, magic acts, circus performers, graffiti artists and a collaboration with Nottingham Street Food, this homegrown, independent festival run with the help of a whole army of volunteers has come to represent the very best of Nottingham. 

Find out more and buy a ticket for the Hockley Hustle Festival 2023.