The Calderdale Community Spirit Awards 2019 will take place at the Venue in Barkisland – 21st November. Arrival from 6.30pm with a prompt start at 7.00pm.

Please note:

  • This is a black tie event
  • The Venue is fully accessible

The deadline for nominations has passed. A huge thank you to all of you who took the time to submit a nomination. The judging panel were blown away by the quantity and quality of the submissions and had a difficult job shortlisting!

Congratulations if you have made it onto one of the shortlists below but if you missed out this time, try not to be disheartened there’s always next year!


Arts & Culture: Brodstock Music Festival – Orange Box Choir – Verd de Gris – The Anchormen –

Friends of the Picture House

Fundraising Campaign: Calder Valley Search and Rescue – The Community CPR Fund – Overgate Hospice – Still Birth Awareness

Best Marketing Campaign: Nick Smith Foundation – Overgate Hospice – Orange Box Choir

Best New Charity: Calderdale Lighthouse – Luddendenfoot Community Centre –

Nick Smith Foundation – Slow the Flow

Breakthrough of the Year: ABS FoundationVerd de Gris – Unmasked Mental Health – Phoenix Radio – Friends of the Picture House – Calderdale Community Coaching Trust & Halifax RL Foundation – Overgate Hospice

Charity of the Year: Calderdale Rotary Clubs – Nick Smith Foundation – Calderdale SmartMove – Overgate Hospice – Pennine Magpie – Slow the Flow

Great & Green: Slow the Flow – Treesponsibility

Young Community Champion: Callum Butterworth – Cody Webster – Matilda Ray –

Nathan Mulhall

There are no shortlists available for the Volunteer of the Year, Outstanding Individual Achievement and Lifetime Achievement Awards.