Jaguars and swans

10 October 2008

This is an old post, so may include broken links and/or out-of-date information

As James is taking part in their Young Professionals on Arts Boards scheme, the folks at Arts & Business kindly invited us along to their awards ceremony at the Town Hall last night.

The Jaguar Arts & Business Awards celebrate the best collaborative projects between ... you guessed it, arts and business!

The evening’s musical entertainment was provided by Orchestra of the Swan, who I’d heard about but never actually heard until last night. They were great, playing the 20th Century Fox fanfare (complete with foot-stomping in place of drums!), several movements from a beautiful piece by Elgar, plus The Avengers theme tune which sounds amazing played live by a dozen assorted strings.

Back to the ceremony - we were pleased to see both The Big Picture (BBC, Jessops and Audiences Central) and the Aston Creative Development Programme (Aston Business School, the MAP Consortium and C&T) scoop the awards in their categories. Very deserving wins, we reckon. Not that we’re biased or anything, we just did the e-marketing and some print for The Big Picture and James is on the board of C&T ...

Anyway, here are the Audiences Central team, along with Kerry Endsor (who project managed The Big Picture) and the ladies from Rewired PR, celebrating their big win with bevvies at The Radisson!

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