Join members of The Yorkshire Society, along with Vice Presidents, VIPs and special guests to see heroes of Yorkshire receive the award that has come to symbolise Yorkshire’s recognition of their achievements, and say thank you from the people of Yorkshire, for making them proud.
This is a black tie event.
Receiving their awards are:
CHRIS MASON (BBC POLITICAL EDITOR) – MAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
LINDSEY BURROW – WOMAN OF THE YEAR
DR AMIR KHAN – COMMUNITY AWARD
EMMERDALE CAST AND CREW – ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT AWARD
JOHN COTTON GROUP – BUSINESS ENTERPRISE AWARD
JET 2 – INTERNATIONAL AWARD
PAUL STEAD (DAISYBECK STUDIOS) – RICHARD WHITELEY AWARD
HARRY GRATION will be receiving the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD posthumously.
TOM PIDCOCK MBE – SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
DR ARTHUR FRANCE MBE – SPECIAL AWARD
Awards still to be announced – WOMAN OF THE YEAR.
We have two fantastic and entertaining guest speakers:
Following the reception drinks, Hilton Leeds City will be providing a wonderful menu featuring the best local produce and our hosts for the night will be Christine Talbot and Duncan Wood, taking over from the much loved Harry Gration.
The one and only Milly Johnson, award winning author and poet, will be guest speaker – back by popular demand – and there will be a special performance by Ben Taylor aka Yorkshire Prose poet, entertainment and fundraising to make this a packed and spectacular night to remember – one definitely not to be missed.
The finale will be performed by Harrison Gration, son of the late Harry Gration, and dancers from Leeds Carnival will bring the event to stunning close.
All guests will receive a goody bag to take home.
Starter: Twice baked Wensleydale cheese soufflé, heritage tomatoes & pickled pears (V)
Main: Braised shoulder of Yorkshire lamb, crispy lamb ingot, boulangere potatoes, peas, Broad beans & asparagus, sticky lamb jus
Butternut squash & spinach pithivier, peas, broad beans & asparagus (V)
Dessert: “Terry’s” chocolate and orange mousse, candied orange & fresh raspberries (V)
Coffee and cheese
You can find out what the Yorkshire Awards is all about, and see a video of the event HERE.
Tickets are £88 pp and tables of 10 are available at £880.
If you are a member of The Yorkshire Society and would like tickets please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Non members can book tickets via eventbrite HERE (please note that a small booking fee will be payable to eventbrite).
Members of the Society will be given priority. Places are limited. Book early to avoid disappointment.