A Preston theatre company have been shortlisted in a North West business awards.Advertisement
Certain Curtain Theatre company are finalists in the Social Enterprise of the Year category at the E3 awards.
The theatre company who produce dramas exploring human rights and social issues said they were thrilled to be nominated.
Claire Moore, co-founder, said: “It’s wonderful to be a finalist and to have our work of 25 years recognised in this way.”
Awards organiser, managing director Mubarak Chati, said: “”We’ve had hundreds of nominations, and they’ve come from right across the region: Manchester to Merseyside, Cumbria to Cheshire.
“It’s astonishing to witness the effort and ingenuity of so many individuals and organisations because so much commendable work has clearly been done.
“In compiling the shortlist, the Nominations Panel certainly had an unenviable task and for Certain Curtain Theatre Company to have secured a place in the final is an achievement of which it should be very proud.”
Certain Curtain, who are based on Preston’s Docks, will find out if they’ve won during the award ceremony on Thursday 18 September.
A second Preston firm, the National Forum for Health & Wellbeing also made the social enterprise shortlist.
A number of other Prestonians and Preston firms are on the finalists list, including:
Magma Digital for the skills, education and training award
KTG Social Care for employer of the year
VB Creative Photography for creative, digital and media award
Hannah Warren of Oxygen Personnel for young entrepreneur award
RemVox Ltd for manufacturing business of the year
Lovania Nursieres Ltd for high growth business of the year