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Are You a Busker in York? Enter the 2018 York Culture Awards!

York Culture Awards 2018 - Outstanding Busker Award sponsored by Gear4music
York Culture Awards - 2018

Applications are now open for the 2018 York Culture Awards. Find out how to enter the Outstanding Busker Award, sponsored by Gear4music!

Gear4music is proud to sponsor the brand-new Outstanding Busker Award for the 2018 York Culture Awards. This award recognises an exceptional busker (or group of buskers) who perform on the streets of York.

If you think you, or someone else you know, should be recognised for their outstanding busking skills, download an application form below and return it to before 28th September 2018!

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Nominate yourself or someone else for the Outstanding Busker Award 2018.

Download 2018 Outstanding Busker Award Application Form

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Applications close Friday 28th September 2018. Free entry. Terms & conditions apply - see application form for details. More information at

Why Gear4music and the 2018 York Culture Awards?

While is an international retailer, delivering musical instruments and equipment to over 190 countries around the world, we still maintain close ties with our home city of York, UK. It was here that our shop was founded (in 2003) and we still maintain our headquarters and premier showroom from this same location.

For anyone who has visited York, it will have been impossible to miss the thriving culture that springs from every corner of this historic city. The York Culture Awards celebrates excellence in the arts and culture sector; it is the perfect opportunity to showcase the city's cultural achievements.

The Outstanding Busker Award has been newly created for 2018 and Gear4music is proud to be its sponsor. As a music shop with a well-established showroom in York, we are keen to promote and support local talent. This award is a perfect opportunity to find the best musicians and entertainers who keep the streets alive with culture.

More Information - York Culture Award 2018

If you'd like to find out more information, visit the 2018 York Culture Awards website to see the other award categories, past winners, background information, find out about the judges, and more.

We've included the most popular questions below.

Where are the application forms?

The application forms for entries/nominations for the York Culture Awards 2018 are available on the Categories page.

How long do I have to apply?

You can apply until Friday 28 September 2018, 5pm.

What are the criteria?

Each category has its own set of criteria, which is available on the application form - please see the Categories page for the application forms.

All entries/nominations will cover activity that has taken place between 1 October 2017 to 28 September 2018.

My friend is an artist, can I nominate them?

Yes, of course! You can nominate anyone or any work that fits the criteria of a category.

Just fill in the application page to the best of your ability.

How much does it cost to apply?

Nothing! It's completely free to apply.

Can I enter more than one category?

Absolutely! Whether you are entering yourself or nominating someone else for an award, you can apply for as many categories as you would like.

When will the finalists be announced?

The finalists will be announced by Friday 26 October 2018.

When will the winners be announced?

The winners will be announced at the York Culture Awards 2018 awards ceremony, which will be held on Monday 19th November 2018 at York Theatre Royal and will be compered by BBC Radio York.

What if I have any questions?

If you have any questions, please just email

By Matt Wilkinson

Posted on 3 Sep 2018 13:37 to category : Gear4music

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