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Mervyn Peake Awards

About the awards

Do you have a passion for creative arts? The Mervyn Peake Awards recognise the creative talents of people with Parkinson's in memory of the late Mervyn Peake, the much-admired artist and writer who had Parkinson's.

The awards are supported by the Peake family and were established in 2002.

The categories this year are:

  • Art
  • Photography
  • Poetry
  • Books
  • 'Inspire'- our themed multimedia category, which also includes short film and music

Please note that entries for the 2016 Mervyn Peake awards are now closed.

The judging process

The shortlisted entrants have now been chosen and our final judges are in the process of selecting the highly commended entries and winners of each category.

The winning and highly commended entries are due to be announced towards the end of May 2016, along with profiles of our celebrity final judges. Keep an eye on this page for updates.

See the 2015 Mervyn Peake Awards reception on Flickr

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