A list of my most recent awards and accolades:

  • Phil Hackett Artist
    • Brief Encounter – University of Leicester – Residency – British Science Week – 2018
    • In Another Place – Contemporary Visual Arts Network – Leicester Print Workshop – 2018
    • Graduate Champion – Silver Vine Arts, Summer Art Trail Coordinator – 2016
    • Vice Chancellor’s Fund – Fine Art – De Montfort University – 2016
    • Finalist – Landscapes – Fusion Art Gallery, New York USA – 2016
    • Appointed, Lead Curator – Handmade Festival – O2 Academy – Arts Council – 2016
    • Shortlisted – City of Leicester Museums Trust Award – Open27 – New Walk Museum & Art Gallery – 2016
    • Finalist – Figures & Faces – Fusion Art Gallery, New York, USA – 2016
  • Farnham Castle
    • Best Corporate Venue of the Year Award, Hudson’s Heritage Awards 2011
    • Business Tourism Venue of the Year Silver,  Beautiful South (SEEDA) Excellence in Tourism Awards 2011
  • Farnham Castle Keep Restoration project
    • Best extension of an old building or new building in a historic setting, Conservation Commended Award, Surrey Historic Buildings Trust 2012
    • Overall Best Design, Waverley Design Awards 2011
    • Best Building Conservation & Interpretation, Waverley Design Awards 2011
    • Highly Commended Best Community Design, Waverley Design Awards 2011
    • Best Conservation and Restoration Project of the Year – Shortlist, the National Museums & Heritage Awards 2011
  • ‘Romeo Wherefore Art Thou?’ viral marketing campaign for Shakespeare Country
    • Best Viral Spread Gold, BIMA Awards 2009
    • Best On-Line Game Silver, Roses Design Awards 2009 
    • Best Campaign That Became Viral Commended DADI Awards 2009
    • Best Interactive, Entertainment, Game or Campaign Nomination 2009
    • Adobe Site of The Day and Featured Site in 2009
    • It has been played more than 100million times since it was created
  • Shakespeare Country
    • Shakespeare Country brand adopted as lead marketing brand for all international marketing by the Regional Development Agency, Advantage West Midlands for the Heart of England
    • Most Charming Small Town in the World, TripAdvisor 2009
    • Top 10 World Destination Brands, Communications Group 2009
    • Top 100 World Destinations, TripAdvisor 2009
    • Top 25 European Destinations, TripAdvisor 2009
    • Best Conference Bureau of the Year Silver Award, Advantage West Midlands Regional Excellence in Tourism Awards 2009
    • Web Site of the Year Award, Advantage West Midlands Regional Excellence in Tourism Awards 2008
    • Destination Web Site of the Year Gold, Advantage West Midlands Regional Excellence in Tourism Awards 2008
  • 24hr TIC Screen at the Stratford-upon-Avon Tourist Information Centre
    • Project Excellence & Flagship Innovation Medallist, BCS Industry Awards 2008
    • Best Innovative Product Winner, ICT Excellence Awards 2008
    • Best Tourist Information Service Silver, Advantage West Midlands Regional Excellence in Tourism Awards 2007
  • Talking the Walk – Shakespeare Country Podcast Series
    • Best Tourism Experience Silver, Advantage West Midlands Regional Excellence in Tourism Awards 2007
  • English Heritage Outstanding Achievers Award for exemplary personal performance
  • Royal Visits and VIP Openings
    • Project Owner £1.3m Witley Court – Perseus and Andromeda Fountain and South Parterre Restoration Project, officially opened/fired by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales
    • Project Sponsor Ironbridge Toll House development for the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust and English Heritage, officially opened by Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II
    • Managed Leicester City Museums 150th Anniversary exhibition and celebrations event, officially opened by Lord Richard Attenborough & Sir David Attenborough

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