Most of your favourite arts and heritage events, and venues rely on volunteers to do roles such as helping in museums, providing support backstage at performances, as well as facilitating community arts, drama and music. A host of inspirational volunteers take up these roles and enjoy the opportunity to get their creative juices flowing!
Main Award – Team Hazelwood
Team Hazelwood manage staging and props for amateur dramatic societies performing musicals.
Team Hazelwood are a group of approximately 25 people led by Pete Hazelwood and Neal Clarke who work tirelessly and voluntary to ensure that amateur musical theatre productions can take to the stage knowing they are in safe hands and that all props and backstage scene changes etc. can run smoothly.
Team Hazelwood do not have any premises where scenery can be built and painted it is all done at their homes, tombstones and gargoyles decorated Nick Laws kitchen and hall and the Grease car took over his garage. High School Musical and Summer Holiday took over the living room, garden and patio.
Read their full nomination here: ARTS AND HERITAGE – Team Hazelwood
Here’s their nomination film, which I am sure you’ll agree tells us how amazing they are and how much they deserved this accolade.
Here are the team receiving their well-deserved award
There are some fab photos from the evening on the #dva17 photos page too