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Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence 2015
The winners of the Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence were announced on the 29 April at a glittering, packed out, ceremony at 8 Northumberland. View the 2015 winners here!
What a fantastic evening and congratulations to all this year’s finalists and winners! Check out our video to see who walked away with this year's coveted Awards!
A special thank you to the wonderful Marcus Brigstocke for entertaining us all evening and our partners and sponsors for making this year’s Awards even more special. A special thank you to BECK for helping us celebrate late into the evening by sponsoring the After Awards Party.
The annual Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence, now in its thirteenth year, recognise projects of excellence, innovative and groundbreaking exhibitions from galleries and visitor attractions across the UK and Europe. These range from remarkable achievements of national institutions to projects crafted with limited resources and those championing their staff and volunteers who work hard to deliver inspiring visitor experiences.
Among the big winners were Historic Royal Palaces who not only walked away with the Temporary or Touring Exhibition Award for their groundbreaking First World War commemoration - "The Tower Remembers” but thier Cheif Executive was also honored with Outstanding Contribution by an Individual to the sector. People's History Museum was crowned Guardian Culture Pros Pick as voted for by the public after a record number of votes received.
The Awards are judged by a panel of the sector's leading lights including, Diane Lees, Director General, Imperial War Museum; Bernard Donoghue, Director, Association of Leading Visitor Atrractions (ALVA) and other leading sector professionals.
Watch this space for the 2016 Entry Information which will be out in the Autumn. Sign-up to our newsletter or follow us on Twitter to be among the first to receive the info.
EXPLORE THE AWARDS
The 2015 Show in 3 mins
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Award Winners 2015
Congratulations to all the 2015 finalists and winners, check out our video to see who walked away with an award!
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What our guests say
Here's our #CelebratorySelfie @MandHShow excited about being shortlisted for this years awards..
“We’re really delighted to have won! We’ve got our award on display and as visible as possible to visitors to the Edinburgh Garden”
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Winner, Winstan Bond Trophy for Trading + Enterprise
“We are beyond thrilled to have been shortlisted – all sensible work has come to a grinding halt!”
Museum Manager, Falkland Islands Museum & National Trust
"So pleased to be nominated for winstan bond trophy for trading & enterprise @MandHShow"
"So excited to be nominated for the @MandHShow awards for @ShakespeareWeek #CelebratorySelfie #museums"
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
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