The Heritage Angel Awards which are administered by Ulster Architectural Heritage and funded by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation and for 2018 by Derry & Strabane District Council, celebrate the efforts of local people and groups who have rescued, regenerated, repaired, researched or recorded historic buildings and places. They further complement the English, Scottish and Welsh Heritage Angel Awards which run simultaneously.
The Awards Ceremony, hosted by BBC presenter Wendy Austin will take place on Tuesday 6 November in the Guildhall, Derry~Londonderry. Each category winner will move forward to represent Northern Ireland to become best overall Heritage Angel at a high profile London ceremony hosted by Lord Llloyd Webber in late November.
Commenting on the Awards, Wendy Austin said, “Being involved in Heritage Angel Awards has been a total revelation – and a real joy. Wonderful buildings and environments saved for future generations by people who really have a passion for what they do – it doesn’t get much better! I’m really looking forward to 2018’s entrants – and to the awards in the Maiden city.”
This year’s categories are:
Nicola McVeigh, Chief Executive, Ulster Architectural Heritage, said, “This is the second year of the Awards in Northern Ireland and I would encourage anyone considering applying to take the plunge and complete the simple application form. It is important that our heritage projects whatever their size receive the recognition they deserve within the sector and further afield”.
For further information or to apply please go to: www.heritageangelawards-ni.org.uk
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