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White Rose Finalists 

Welcome to Yorkshire Awards 2020

Following on from our Silver Award in 2019, Freedom Festival has been shortlisted as a finalist in two categories in the Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards. 

The shortlist for the 2020 White Rose Awards has now been revealed with 92 finalists in the running to win one of the highly coveted trophies.

We're chuffed to once again be a finalist in the arts and culture category, alongside our Friends at The Big Malarkey Festival and this year we've also received a second shortlisting in the Tourism Event award. 

The Welcome to Yorkshire event, celebrates the very best in food, drink, accommodation and attractions in Yorkshire.

James Mason, chief executive at WTY, said: “Huge congratulations to everyone who has made it onto this year’s shortlist of finalists for the White Rose Awards.

“The ceremony is one of Welcome to Yorkshire’s fantastic flagship events and it will be a real privilege to be able to honour the shining stars of Yorkshire tourism, particularly during such a tough year for all in this hardworking sector.

“Once again, competition has been tough, with exceptionally high standards, incredible innovation and many excellent examples of business brilliance demonstrated across the county.

“This will be a fabulous opportunity to promote and celebrate all that’s great about Yorkshire."

There are 17 categories in total for 2020 with winners getting the opportunity to progress through to the prestigious national awards run by Visit England.