Creative Lives Awards (transparent)The Creative Lives Awards - formerly the Epic Awards - have been running since 2010 and are an annual celebration of the achievements of voluntary and community-led creativity. Run by Creative Lives, the Awards are free to enter and open to any amateur creative group or project based in the UK and Ireland. 

For details of the 2021 winners, please click here - and meet all the wonderful previous winners below . . .


England Winner - The Joy of Sound, London

England Runner-up - Jestaminute Community Theatre, Redditch

Ireland Winner - Care for Creation, Belfast

Ireland Runner-up - Moon Base Projects, Belfast

Scotland Winner (pictured) - Bridgend Eco-Bothy, Edinburgh

Scotland Runner-up - The Spit It Out Project, Edinburgh

Wales Winner - Art on the Hill Newport, Newport

Wales Runner-up - Avant CymruSouth Wales Valleys

People's Choice Award Winner - Tullyvin Musical Society, County Cavan

Celebrating Diversity Award - The Spit It Out Project, Edinburgh

Peer Award for Excellence - Sahyadri Friends Group, Coventry


England Winner (pictured) - The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Blackburn

England Runner-up Drama Express, Cornwall

Ireland Winner - Lagan Currachs, Belfast

Ireland Runner-up Oriel Traditional Orchestra, Armagh, Louth, Meath and Monaghan

Scotland Winner - Musicians in Exile, Glasgow

Scotland Runner-up - 24 Carat Gold, Edinburgh

Wales Winner - The Wallich: Homeless on Film, Cardiff

Wales Runner-up Heritage Theatr Cymru

People's Choice Award Winner - Oriel Traditional Orchestra

Celebrating Diversity Award Kirrie Connections, Kirriemuir

Peer Award for Excellence - Up Men, Stoke on Trent

Local Hero Award - Arthur Howie, volunteer at North Edinburgh Arts