EVENT NEWS

25th January 2017

 

Tickets for the 2017 Bristol Young Heroes Awards go on sale on the 1st of February.

 

7th July 2016

 

Nominations will be open on Monday 3rd October 2016 Closing date Sunday 15th January 2017

 

2nd April 2016

 

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2016 awards.  Photos are coming soon

 

 

5th October 2015

 

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR BRISTOL YOUNG HEROES AWARDS 2016 - Open from Monday 5th October 2015 - Closing date Sunday
31st January 2016

Nominate a Young Hero for an award at the third Bristol Young Heroes Awards, sponsored by GKN Aerospace and Wales and West Utilities and supported by Bristol YMCA.

It will take place on Friday 1st April 2016 at The Wills Memorial Building on Queens Road.   The awards recognise the valuable contribution that Bristol’s young people (aged 11-19) make to the city - particularly those who have overcome difficult circumstances, made a difference in the lives of others or achieved great things.   The celebratory evening will begin with a formal dinner, followed by award presentations and conclude with live entertainment for an evening to remember.

Nominations can be made for the 7 categories via the website www.bristolyoungheroesawards.co.uk and close at 5pm on Sunday 31st January.  The judging panel will choose 3 nominees for each category with the winner being announced on the night with an 8th Award for Overall Young Hero 2016 also announced on the night.

Categories for 2016 are as follows:

 

· Action Hero

· Arts & Culture Hero

· Caring Hero

· Education Hero

· Enterprise Hero

· Sporting Hero

· Super Hero

 

Please contact Holly Maurice for any further information - 07813 828 988 or holly@bristolyoungheroesawards.co.uk

 

3rd March 2015

Nominies & Presenters Announced

The Bristol Young Heroes Awards is an exciting initiative sponsored by GKN Aerospace and Wales and West Utilities with the second annual event, taking place on Saturday 28th March 2015 at The Bristol Hotel on Prince Street.

The awards will recognise the valuable contribution that Bristol’s young people (aged 11-19) make to the city - particularly those that have overcome difficult circumstances, made a difference in the lives of others or achieved great things.

Categories and the nominees and presenters for 2015 are as follows:

• Education Hero

Presenter Liam Garrigan – Actor

1. Montell Ferguson 19yrs – SGS College & 2nd Chance project

2. RamalRoyal18yrs – BedfordshireUniversity

3. GeorgeeLeeShepherd14yrs – FairfieldSchool

• Super Hero

Presenter Alex Beresford – ITV Presenter

1. Charlee Bliss 14yrs – Orchard School

2. Mukhtar Hassan 18yrs – Intergrate Bristol

3. EloiseMaeAllen14yrs – CothamSchool

• Action Hero

Presenter Wales & West Utilities Steven Edwards

1. KiayaWood17yrs –YouthMoves

2. AbigailBowden17yrs – GirlGuidingBristol

3. ChristopherLewis19yrs – YouthMoves

• Arts & Culture Hero

Presenter Stan Cullimore – 80’s band The Housemartins

1. AlexanderGosmore14yrs – FairfieldSchool

2. CodieThornton14yrs – SouthmeadDevelopmentTrust

3. KennyAwere14yrs – BridgeLearningCampus

• Caring Hero

Presenter Beth Rowley (singer) and DJ Krust (Drum & Bass DJ)

1. SherryVanstraaten-Haim13yrs – LearningPartnershipWest

2. ShannonKennedy16yrs – BridgeLearningCampus

3. Sam Jenkins 17yrs – Learning Partnership West

For more information on the nominees please contact holly@bristolyoungheroesawards.co.uk

Three nominees from each category will attend the event as guests of honour with the winning young heroes announced on the night being presented with a trophy to commemorate their achievement. There is also a sixth award for the Over all Young Hero which will be from one of the nominees from the other five categories.

• Young Hero

Presenter GKN Aerospace’s John Pritchard

If you or your organisation would like more information on how to get involved, for ticket enquiries or to nominate a young person, please look at the website or contact the event organisers:

Holly Maurice – 07813 828 988 holly@bristolyoungheroesawards.co.uk

Jaimie Jewry – 07702 736 998 jaimie@bristolyoungheroesawards.co.uk

info@bristolyoungheroesawards.co.uk

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Jaimie Jewry – 07702 736 998 jaimie@bristolyoungheroesawards.co.uk  or  Holly Maurice – 07813 828 988 holly@bristolyoungheroesawards.co.uk