Companies, partnerships and organisations may enter multiple categories.

It’s completely free to nominate your company or organisation, and you can enter as many categories as are relevant. The ACE Award is given to the Judges’ choice of the overall Winner of Winners on the night. 

See this year’s categories and past winners below.

Companies, partnerships and organisations may enter multiple categories.
Please see our Top Tips on writing a winning nomination.

Bear in mind that our judges are guided to assess nominations on these lines:

Evidence of excellence & response to pandemic 35%
Quality of Nomination 25%
Distinctiveness of offering 15%
Civic/Charity/Ecological 15%
Testimonials 10%


ACE Award

About the category: The ACE Award is given to the most outstanding category Winner on the night as chosen by our Judges.

Previous Winners
2020: The egg
2019: Penny Hay

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About the category: If your agency is getting great results for your clients, we want to hear from you.

Previous Winners
2020: Bind Media
2019: Edit



About the category: Invented a super creative, addictive or life-changing app? This category is for you!

Previous Winners
2020: Complete Control 
2019: Pure Planet

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From crafts, plays, music, paintings, dance and galleries, tell us what makes your works of art stand out from the rest.

Previous Winners
2020: Drawing Projects
2019: River is the Venue


Creative Arts Organisation

Does your organisation do great things to promote and support creative arts in Bath? Whether venue, arts promoter or marketer, please nominate.

Previous Winners
2020: Rondo Theatre
2019: BA1 Radio

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Creative Bath Student

Done something to make you proud? If you’re over 16 and in full-time education or graduated this year, Nominate yourself!

Previous Winners
2020: Isabel Hensby
2019: Diego Maeso

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Creativity for Good

Does your creative project make Bath a better place? Are you using technology to improve people’s lives, or perhaps your creative talents benefit charities and social enterprise? Tell us all about how your company uses creativity for good.

Previous Winners
2020: 44AD and Bath Carnival
2019: Designability

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Creative Space

Do you or your organisation provide a space for people to be creative? Whether you’re a gallery, a space for performance or somewhere creatives can gather and network, if creative things happen where you are, we want your nomination!

Previous Winners
2020: The Art Cohort
2019: Bath Artists’ Studios

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Designers, we want you! Any form of stunning design – graphics, product, digital, physical: anything that is arresting, distinctive and potentially award-winning…

Previous Winners
2020: Wild + Wolf
2019: NatAlt Design

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Film, TV and Video

Produced a film that will blow our Judges away? Whether yours or for a client, make sure you show and tell us all.

Previous Winners
2020: Friction Collective
2019: We Are Reach


Founder / Entrepreneur

Have you founded a company or project? Are you an entrepreneur creating amazing things? Young or old, established or still experimenting, tell us about your talents and you could win a Creative Bath Award.

Previous Winners
2020: David Kelly, Storm Consultancy
2019: Nathan Baranowski, OJO Solutions

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Open to all technology companies and innovators. What’s the single most stand out piece of innovation – either a fully-formed product or an aspect..?

Previous Winners
2020: Rocketmakers
2019: BuroHappold Engineering


Inspirational Person

Has someone inspired you to be great? Or helped you on your creative career path? Whether teacher, mentor, trainer or peer, they deserve your recognition. Nominate them today!

This award is inspired by the late Sue East, much-loved headteacher of St Andrew’s Church School and a creative and transformational head teacher, courageously committed to the laws of possibility, inclusivity and the ceaseless joy of lifelong learning.

Previous Winners
2020: Richard Godfrey, Rocketmakers
2019: Penny Hay, 5x5x5=creativity



It takes great creativity and technical knowledge to create stunning handmade items. So – tell us about yours!

Previous Winner
2019: Freda Silk


Marketing Campaign

We want to hear about unique, effective and creative campaigns that have delivered results. Could yours be a winner?

Previous Winners
2020: Shift Active Media
2019: Ready

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Performance: Dance, Music & Theatre

Have you created or taken part in a special live performance? Music, acting, dance or other, let us know!

Previous Winners
2020: The egg
2019: Natural Theatre Company



We’re looking for the most talented creative photographer in Bath. Are your skills award winningly good?

Previous Winners
2020: Toby Mitchell Photographer
2019: Soul Media


Publisher & Writer

Think you’re Bath’s best publisher? Tell us why! This category is for publishers and content producers of websites, books and magazines.

Previous Winners
2020: Anna Vaught
2019: Ad Hoc Fiction



New on the scene in Bath? Welcome! Tell us about your successes in year one and you could have the massive benefit of having a Creative Bath Award under your belt!

This category is open to new business or organisations that began no earlier than September 2017

Previous Winners
2020: Onesub
2019: Lucy Jane Photography

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Have you created the most stunning site around for your company or a client? Tell us all about it…

Previous Winners
2020: Storm Consultancy (Brevio)
2019: Rocketmakers


Young Creative

Aged 25 and under and doing great creative work? Let us know!

Previous Winners
2020: Alice McNeil, Rocketmakers
2019: Odette Smaldon, Design by Odette

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