The Northern Soul Awards 2017 were held at the Manchester Hilton on Deansgate, hosted by Lemn Sissay MBE. The nominations were wide ranging celebrating and rewarding cultural and artistic excellence in the North of England. The nominations covered exhibitions, galleries, museums, theatres, productions, cinemas, music festivals, arts festivals, comedy business, music venues, publishers, restaurants, bars, pubs, businesses, LGBT business and of course street food. The awards were judged by a panel of industry leaders and experts, we saw our mates at Hope Mill Theatre where we’ve catered a lot of weddings for their guests scoop a handful of awards. Northern Soul Grilled Cheese won our group and we got a special commendation award.