EPIC awards

Are you doing something exciting, interesting or innovative?The Epic Awards recognise and reward excellence and innovation in the amateur cultural sector, and over 65,000 voluntary arts groups are eligible to enter. 

A winner and runner-up is chosen from England, Northern Ireland/Republic of Ireland, Scotland and Wales, plus a special ‘People’s Choice Award’ voted for by the public. Groups can nominate themselves online at 

A range of prizes from financial support to advice, partnership and performance opportunities. In addition, and perhaps more importantly, groups who are shortlisted for or win an Epic Award have found it led to new partnerships and collaborations, extra coverage in local and national media, and increased acknowledgement from politicians and funders.