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FFT Awards 2024 now open for nominations!

Today, FFT is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for Friends, Families and Travellers Awards 2024, honouring the achievements of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people from across the communities. To make a nomination, click here.

Nominations will close on the 15th February 2024.

We’re holding these awards to honour inspiring individuals from Romany, Irish Traveller,  Scottish Gypsy/Traveller, Welsh Gypsy and Traveller, Roma, Showman, New Traveller and Liveaboard Boater communities across Britain, who have made special contributions to wider society and to their own communities.

The awards will be judged across six categories:

  • Inspirational Young Person Award
  • Arts, Culture and Heritage Award
  • Sporting Excellence Award
  • The Education Award
  • Inspiring Project Award
  • Alexander Award for Lifetime Achievement

To find out more about each category, click here.

The awards will be held on the 25th April 2024, at the Brighthelm Centre, in Brighton.

Drawing on the success of previous years, Sarah Mann, Director of Friends, Families and Travellers said:

We are excited to celebrate and honour the wonderful contributions and achievements of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people across Britain.

We invite everyone to come together and recognise all those who have worked hard to create a brighter future for everyone.”


About Friends, Families and Travellers (FFT)

Friends, Families and Travellers is a leading national charity that works to end racism and discrimination against Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people and to protect the right to pursue a nomadic way of life.

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Additional resources

FFT Awards 2024. Friends, Families and Travellers. 2023. Read.

Survey for FFT Awards 2024 nominations. Friends, Families and Travellers. 2023. Here.

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