08 Jun 2023

25th Anniversary SURF Awards Launch

Organised by: SURF


Billiard Hall, The Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Road, Glasgow, G51 3UU. (Please note that this event is on the upper floor of the building.)

2023 marks the 25th Anniversary of SURF’s annual SURF Award programme. To celebrate we are hosting an event in the Pearce Institute in Govan on the 8th June.


At the event you will be able to hear more about the history of the SURF Awards, ask questions to previous SURF Award Winners, find out about how to apply for the 2023 Awards and hear from some of the SURF Award partners. It will also provide an opportunity for networking.


1.30      Arrival and Networking

2pm      Welcome and Introduction – Diane Gray, SURF Vice-Chair

2.10      25 years of the SURF Awards – Emma Scott, SURF

2.20      Q&A with previous SURF Award Winner – Led by Euan Leitch

  • Scott Christie & Arthur McNeaney, WorkingRite & DRC Youth Project
  • Karen Orr, RIG Arts
  • Jamie Mallan, The Tannahill Centre
  • John Connell, Move On
  • Michael Ward, Glasgow City Council

3pm      Supporting the SURF Awards – Karen Dick, Creative Scotland

3.10      2023 SURF Awards Process – Emma Scott, SURF

3.25      Launch of the 2022 SURF Awards – Harry Brickell, Scottish Government

3.35      Thank You and Final Remarks – Euan Leitch, SURF

3.40      Networking

4pm      Close of event