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Historic England Angel Awards

The Historic England Angel Awards celebrate the efforts of people taking action to champion their local heritage.

The awards were founded by Andrew Lloyd Webber and are co-funded by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation.

See our full list of 2017 shortlisted nominees below. Winners will be announced and presented with their awards at a glittering ceremony at the Palace Theatre, London, on Monday 20 November 2017.

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Best Contribution to a Heritage Project by Young People

Best Craftsperson or Apprentice on a Heritage Rescue or Repair Project

Best Rescue, Recording or Interpretation of a Historic Place

Best Rescue of a Historic Building

  • Young woman excavating at Ashby-de-la-Zouche Castle

    Young People

    This award recognises contributions made to heritage projects by young people up to the age of 25.

  • Archaeological dig

    Craftsperson or Apprentice

    This award recognises a craftsperson or apprentice who has demonstrated craft skills that have been key in repairing or rescuing a historic site.

  • One of the Tecton Buildings at Dudley Zoo, the Black Country, West Midlands

    Rescue of a Historic Building

    This award recognises volunteers and professionals, individuals and groups who have rescued a historic building.

  • Park in The Wirral, Merseyside

    Rescue or Interpretation

    This award recognises volunteers and professionals, individuals and groups who have rescued, recorded or interpreted any kind of historic place.

  • Clevedon Pier, Clevedon, Somerset

    What are the Angel Awards?

    These annual awards celebrate the efforts of people who champion heritage.

  • Fitting the new buckets to the wheel

    Selecting the Winners

    Find out about the judging process and the public vote for Historic England Angel Awards.

  • A group photo of the judges and the award winners holding their certificates during the Historic England Angel Awards at the Palace Theatinge in London.

    Award Winners 2011-2016

    Find details and videos of past winners of the Historic England Angel Awards.

  • Man in hard hat and high vis jacket examining large rusting iron wheel spoke.

    Award Sponsors & Supporters

    We are delighted to be working with the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, The Telegraph and all our sponsors of the Historic England Angel Awards.