List of sanctuary awards for the Arts

The following organisations have been recognised with sanctuary awards for their commitment to creating a culture of welcome for people seeking sanctuary within the arts.

To find out more, or if your organisation would be interested in applying for an award please contact [email protected]

Place Type of Arts Organisation Year Awarded
Leeds Playhouse Leeds Theatre 2014
Belgrade Theatre Coventry Theatre 2017
Octogon Theatre Bolton Theatre 2018
Norwich Arts Centre Norwich Theatre 2018
Wakefield Royal Theatre Wakefield Theatre 2019
CAST Doncaster Theatre 2019
Sherman Theatre Cardiff Theatre 2019
Norwich Theatre Norwich Theatre 2020
Theatr Clwyd Mold Theatre 2021
Nottingham Playhouse Nottingham Theatre 2021
Derby Theatre Derby Theatre 2022
Tara Theatre Earlsfield Theatre 2023
Mercury Theatre Colchester Theatre 2023
Birmingham Rep Birmingham Theatre 2023
Rank & File Theatre Reading Theatre 2023
SBC Theatre Oldham Theatre Company 2016
World Stages Now Southampton Theatre Company 2017
Maison Foo Derby Theatre Company 2018
Opera North Leeds Theatre Company 2018
PsycheDelight London Theatre Company 2018
Opera North Leeds Theatre Company 2018
Curious Monkey Newcastle upon Tyne Theatre Company 2019
Phosphoros London Theatre Company 2019
ice&fire London Theatre Company 2020
LegalAliens London Theatre Company 2022
Good Chance Theatre London Theatre Company 2022
Journeys Festival International Leciester/Portsmouth Festival 2017
Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts Limited Hay on Wye Festival 2019
Migration Matters Festival Sheffield Festival 2020
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Art Gallery 2021
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art Gateshead Art Gallery 2022
The Whitworth Manchester Art Gallery 2023
Aspex Visual Arts Trust Portsmouth Art Gallery, Community Arts 2024
The Montgomery Theatre and Arts Centre Sheffield Art Gallery, Community Arts, Theatre, Venue 2024
The Art House Wakefield Art Gallery, Studio 2017
National Waterfront Museum Swansea Museum 2018
Norfolk Museums Museum 2019
Leicester Museum and Art Gallery Leicester Museum 2020
People's History Museum Manchester Museum 2022
Migration Museum Lewisham Museum 2023
Mafwa Theatre Leeds Community Arts, Theatre Company 2023
Hebden Bridge Picture House Hebden Bridge Other 2021
the other side of hope: journeys in refugee and immigrant literature UK Other 2022