Northern Ireland event and awards

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the inaugural Northern Ireland Creative & Cultural Skills Awards and our 'Putting Skills to Work' event.

Marcus Davey from the Roundhouse discussed the business need for investing in young people (Image: James Fletcher)
Marcus Davey from the Roundhouse discussed the business need for investing in young people (Image: James Fletcher)

Putting Skills to Work and the Northern Ireland Creative & Cultural Skills Awards took place on 27 November 2015. The programme included:

  • Marcus Davey from Roundhouse discussing why investing in young people is fundamental to business.
  • Young people sharing their thoughts on careers and getting started in industry.
  • Employers talking about the practicalities of creating new jobs and developing young talent to ensure a vibrant creative future for their business and Northern Ireland.

Take a look at our Storify to see how the day went.

The Northern Ireland Creative & Cultural Skills Awards

Hosted by Marie Louise Muir, this was a fantastic celebration of both the inspirational mentors and educationalists who have shown outstanding commitment to training the next generation, and the young people now making their own mark in the sector.

Creative Industry Skills Award Winners

Big Telly Theatre Company and Philip Crawford, Lyric Theatre

 

Industry and Education Partnership Award Winner

Nerve Centre and BFI

 

Young Talent Award Winner

Chris Grant nominated by Lyric Theatre 

 

Creative Choices Award Winner

Arts & Business Northern Ireland 

 

Special Recognition Award Winner

Basil Dalton, North West Regional College