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Heritage Awards

Leicestershire & Rutland Heritage Awards 2021

The awards features projects completed in 2019 and 2020 and were open to all heritage related organisations in Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

Attracting New Audiences

  • Winner – Community Curators – Do You See What I See?
  • Highly Commended – Cotesbach Educational Trust – Christmas Trail: 12 Days of Christmas

Behind The Scenes

  • Winner – Loughborough Bell Foundry Trust – Taylor’s of Loughborough, Digital Archive
  • Highly Commended – Swannington Heritage Trust – Achieving More During the Pandemic

Best Project Over £750

  • Winner – Greater Wigston Historical Society – The Greater Wigston Heritage Centre
  • Highly Commended – Pudding Bag Productions – Thomas Pestell a 17th century Vicar of Packington

Best Project Under £750

  • Winner – Swannington Heritage Trust – The Extraordinary People of Swannington
  • Highly Commended – Charnwood Museum – Museum from Home

Best Research Project

  • Winner – Swannington Heritage Trust – Swannington’s Coal Mining Children
  • Highly Commended – Llynda Baugh, Spiral Projects – Famous Fifty Website

Bringing Heritage Alive

  • Winner – Llynda Baugh, Spiral Projects – Re-creating the March of the Fifty
  • Highly Commended – Burbage Heritage Group – Burbage Remembers the Great War 1914 – 1919

Commemorating Anniversaries

  • Winner – Anstey Local History Society – Anstey War Memorial Projects
  • Highly Commended – Pudding Bag Productions – A Step on the Ladder

Volunteer Team of the Year

  • Winner – Diseworth Heritage Trust – After the Flood
  • Highly Commended – Moira Furnace Museum Trust – Moira Furnace Museum Trust Volunteer Team
  • Highly Commended – Sir John Moore Foundation – Local History Café Extended Group

Heritage Group of the Year

  • Winner – Burbage Heritage Group
  • Highly Commended – Pudding Bag Productions

Museum / Heritage Site of the Year

  • Winner – Swannington Heritage Trust
  • Highly Commended – Diseworth Heritage Trust

The Leicestershire & Rutland Heritage Awards 2018

Congratulations to all the entrants, you are all winners as each project has contributed to the success of your organisation and the area’s heritage.  For inspiration for the next awards read the 2018 list of entries and winners