2014 Arts Guild Award Presentations

In summer 2014, the Stevenage Arts Guild were delighted to be able to provide support for 15 young people who are currently studying towards or working to develop a career in the Arts.

The awards are designed to help them improve their standard of performance by contributing towards the cost of a new instrument or provide equipment for their studies.

This year’s recipients are:
 Sophie-Rose Byrne
 Abbie Steer
 Alex Crowley
- Studying for BA (Hons) in Animation
 Eric Caterer-Cave
- Has been offered a place at Central School of Ballet
 Bethany Filler
 Joshua Heyman
 Bethany Huckle
- Studying at the Urdang Academy in London
 Joshua Ellershaw
- Planning to attend a course at the National Youth Theatre
 Holly Wakefield
 Joshua Smith
 Georgina Temple
- Training in dance & musical theatre
 Charisa Knight
- Hoping to audition for performing arts college 
 Jodie Charles
- Studying at Performing Arts College
 Lydia Dobson
- Cellist. Attends Purcell School of Music and starting at Royal College of Music in September
 Damani Williams
- completed 3 month contract with Slovenian Royal Ballet & now auditioning all over Europe

Award winners from previous years are listed here for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

This year, the Arts Guild is pleased to be able to support a second awards scheme during autumn 2014 - and we have also extended the age range eligible for awards from ages 12 to 24.
Applications for the autumn awards are now open - and all applications should be submitted by the closing date on 14th November 2014.

If you would like to apply for an award, an application form can be downloaded here. For further details and guidance in completing the application, we would encourage you to speak to the Arts Guild chair, Hilary Spiers, on 01438 350217.