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West Midlands Volunteer Awards – A Night to Remember!

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By West Midlands Museum Development / Posted on Thursday 21st September 2017

On Tuesday at the  Birmingham Hippodrome 130 guests were treated to an evening of fun, food and entertainment as the winners were announced.

The evening started with a drinks and canapés reception before the guests took their seats for the first performance of the evening by Talking Birds.

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Sarah Bishop hosted the evening.

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Above and Beyond Individual – Gwynedd Roberts, The Lace Guild Museum

Above and Beyond Team – Tudor House Museum Volunteer TeamTudor House Museum

Project Award – Back to Backs Learning Team, Birmingham Back to Backs

Spreading the Word – Market Hall Museum Volunteer Visitor Services Team, Market Hall Museum

Working Together – Millers, Sarehole Mill

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Magicians Morgan and West entertained and baffled the audience before the interval.  Guests enjoyed a selection of dishes before returning to the auditorium with dessert and a second helping of Morgan and West.

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Special Award: Audiences – Coffin Works Front of House Team, Newman Brothers at the Coffin Works

Special Award: Collections – Vince Hall, British Motor Museum

Special Award: Young People – Claire McGibbon, Blakeley Hall, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and Weoley Castle

Special Award: Young People Determination – Hayfa Sultan, Birmingham Back to Backs

 

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Judges Award for Excellence – Tudor House Museum  Volunteer Team, Tudor House Museum

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The evening concluded with a bang as Beat Mission and Brum 2 Birmingham showcased hip hop and samba!

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Congratulations to all our winners!

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