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Heritage Angel Awards Returns for 2021!


Heritage Angel Awards Returns for 2021!

3 March 2021

Ulster Architectural Heritage receives support from the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation and Department for Communities Historic Environment Division for Heritage Angel Awards 2021.

Since 2017 the Heritage Angels Awards have celebrated and profiled the achievement of people-individuals, groups and communities in their projects and best practice to conserve, record, protect and celebrate heritage in Northern Ireland. The awards highlight the importance of heritage projects and work of the heritage sector to wider society, showcasing best conservation practice and construction in heritage work and skills. Overall, the awards aim to recognise and profile achievement of individuals, groups, and communities to inspire and increase activity to help conserve and protect built heritage.

Between 2017-19, UAH has hosted the Heritage Angel Awards Northern Ireland, during which time the Awards have inspired nearly 15,000 individuals to get involved, with celebrations held in Belfast, Derry-Londonderry and Armagh. Attracting over 233 Applicants; 42 Shortlisted; 29 Winners; 1,710 Attendees and 12,043 to take part in the Public Vote. The awards are presented by former BBC presenter Wendy Austin and complemented by Heritage in Song, the awards have seen the production of numerous pieces of bespoke songs, poems and prose by local artists.

UAH is delighted that the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation and the Department for Communities have confirmed their continued for support the awards in 2021. Launching via an online event in April applications and nominations will be open through the summer, with the awards celebration taking place in November.

In addition to funding and partnership support from the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, and the Department for Communities, the Heritage Angel Awards is produced in partnership with the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Construction Industry Training Board, Architectural Heritage Fund, and the Institute of Historic Building Conservation.

More information on the upcoming launch to Heritage Angel Awards will be released soon. For updates please follow: www.ulsterarchitecturalheritage.org.uk/news and Ulster Architectural Heritage on social media. Follow @ulster_ahs on Twitter and @ulsterahs on Facebook and use the hashtag #AngelAwardsNI21

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