Awards & Accolades

  • Graduate Champion, Silver Vine Arts, Summer Art Trail Coordinator ~ 2016
  • Finalist, Landscapes, Fusion Art Gallery, California ~ 2016
  • Appointed Lead Curator, Handmade Festival, O2 Academy, Arts Council Funded ~ 2016
  • Shortlisted, City of Leicester Museums Award, Open27, New Walk Museum & Art Gallery
  • Finalist, Figures & Faces, Fusion Art Gallery, California ~ 2016
  • Vice Chancellor’s Fund, Fine Art, De Montfort University ~ 2016
  • Commended Award for best extension of an old building or new building in a historic setting at the Surrey Historic Buildings Trust ~ 2012 Conservation Awards
  • Best Corporate Venue of the Year Award ~ 2011 Hudson's Heritage Awards
  • Business Tourism Venue of the Year Silver Award ~ 2011 Beautiful South (South East England Regional Development Agency) Excellence In Tourism Awards
  • Overall Best Design Award ~ 2011 Waverley Design Awards
  • Best Building Conservation & Interpretation Award ~ 2011 Waverley Design Awards
  • Highly Commended Award for Best Community Design ~ 2011 Waverley Design Awards
  • Farnham Castle Keep Restoration project shortlisted for the Best Conservation and Restoration Project of the Year Aawrd ~ 2011 National Museums & Heritage Awards 
  • ‘Romeo Wherefore Art Thou?’ a viral marketing campaign I created for Shakespeare Country won the Best Viral Spread Gold Award ~ 2009 BIMA Awards and Best On-Line Game Silver Award ~ 2009 Roses Design Awards plus many other smaller awards - it has been played more than 100million times since it was created
  • 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 Region
  • Stratford-upon-Avon ~ Most Charming Small Town in the World ~ TripAdvisor 2009
  • Shakespeare Country ~ Top 10 World Destination Brands ~ Communications Group 2009
  • Shakespeare Country ~ Top 100 World Destinations ~ TripAdvisor 2009
  • Shakespeare Country ~ Top 25 European Destinations ~ TripAdvisor 2009
  • Best Conference Bureau of the Year Silver Award ~ 2009 Advantage West Midlands Regional Excellence in Tourism Awards
  • Web Site of the Year Award ~ 2008 Advantage West Midlands Regional Excellence in Tourism Awards
  • Destination Web Site of the Year Gold ~ 2008 Advantage West Midlands Regional Excellence in Tourism Awards
  • 24hr Tourist Information Centre Non-Touch Screen at the Stratford-upon-Avon Tourist Information Centre- Project Excellence & Flagship Innovation Medallist ~ 2008 BCS Industry Awards and Best Innovative Product Winner ~ 2008 ICT Excellence Awards
  • Best Tourism Experience Silver Award ~ 2007 Advantage West Midlands Regional Excellence in Tourism Awards
  • Best Tourist Information Service Silver Award ~ 2007 Advantage West Midlands Regional Excellence in Tourism Awards
  • Awarded English Heritage Outstanding Achievers award for exemplary personal performance