THE Sunday Herald is delighted to reward those showcasing their skills in music, drama, comedy and dance with our Scottish Culture Awards.

Award categories also span cultural events, performing arts venues and behind the scenes contributors. 

The Sunday Herald Culture Awards 2018, in association with Edinburgh Napier University and sponsored by EventScotland part of VisitScotland’s Events Directorate, Cameron Presentations and Blue Parrot, will take place on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at SWG3, Glasgow.

The winners will be revealed at the glittering, yet quirky awards ceremony hosted by Bryan Burnett, below.

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The event will bring together Scotland’s unique talent and success stories from its rich cultural scene.

Edinburgh Napier University are sponsors of the One to Watch award and the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was presented to Liz Lochead last year. 

Pauline Miller Judd, Dean, School of Arts and Creative Industries at Edinburgh Napier said: “The excitement is building as the awards draw closer. It’s good to see great diversity of talent reflected in the shortlisted entries.”

For 2018, there are two Cultural Event of the Year categories (National and International) which are sponsored by EventScotland.

Rhona Corscadden, Senior Events Manager at EventScotland, said, “We are delighted to be able to support the ‘Cultural Event of the Year’ categories at this year’s Sunday Heard Culture Awards, which recognise the outstanding talent of Scotland’s culture sector.

"I wish everyone who is up for an award the best of luck and I look forward to a fantastic night celebrating our vibrant cultural scene.”

With the date set for the gathering of Scotland’s cultural finest, we want to give you one last chance to join the celebration. 

There are still final tickets remaining for the ceremony on Thursday, July 12.

For more on how to attend, visit here or contact Hannah Docherty at Hannah.docherty@newsquest.co.uk on 0141 302 603.