Winners of 2015 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards announced
The winners of 2015 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards were announced on 14 April, with five of the 28 selected initiatives based in the UK:
- Middleport Pottery, Stoke-on-Trent
- Stonehenge: Surrounding Landscape and Visitor Centre in Wiltshire
- Heritage Skills Initiative, Newcastle upon Tyne
- Churches Conservation Trust, London
- Young Archaeologists’ Club, York
Launched in 2002 by the European Commission and supported by Creative Europe, the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards spotlights and rewards the best of cultural heritage achievements, celebrating excellence by architects, craftsmen, volunteers, schools, local communities, heritage owners and media.
Each year the Prize honours up to 30 outstanding heritage achievements from across Europe, of which up to seven are selected as Grand Prix laureates, receiving €10,000 each, and one receives the Public Choice Award, chosen in an online poll. The European Heritage Awards Ceremony takes place on 11 June at the Oslo City Hall, Norway.
16 Apr 2015