Its that time of year when we get to see the nominations for the UK Larp Awards. The Awards themselves are on March 4th at the Century Theatre in Coalville. For the first time the awards being held in an actual Theatre. What happens when you fill a theatre with larpers? I guess we’ll find out.

These nominations are the result of an online poll held earlier this year, making these a public vote of appreciation for the nominees.

So here is the nomination shortlist

Best Player Run/Sanctioned Event

  • Do Not Go Gently – Slayers Lrp
  • It Tolls For Thee – Empire
  • Fae Fables – LT
  • Eid II – LT Wardens
  • Triage – Empire

Best Club system

  • Fools and Heroes
  • Aftermath
  • UNION at Nottingham Uni
  • Labyrinth
  • Rising of Chaos

Player of the Year

  • Chris Whitehead
  • Danny Leith
  • Marcus Riley
  • Sarah Cook
  • Rosie Woolley

Bard of the Year

  • Al Bevan
  • Dred Roberts
  • Esme Galea/Bessy the Bard
  • Golden Apple
  • Claire Sheridan

Best Small Larp of the Year

  • Twisted Tales
  • Hades
  • The World Went Dark
  • Neothera Saga
  • Faded Glory

Medium Larp of the Year

  • Age of Aether
  • Future’s End
  • Shadow Wars
  • Tales Out Of Anchor
  • Happily Ever After

Best Large Larp of the Year

  • Curious Pastimes
  • Empire
  • Odyssey
  • Lorien Trust
  • Green Cloaks

Best Family event of the Year

  • Empire
  • Lorien Trust
  • Outcast
  • Curious Pastimes
  • Fields of Illusion

Best Grassroots system of the Year

  • Future’s
  • Fools and Heroes
  • Lorien Trust
  • The World Went Dark
  • Neothera Saga

Best New Larp of the Year

  • Age of Aether
  • Cry Havoc
  • Before the End
  • Future’s End
  • Happily Ever After

Best Larp Producer – Foam/Latex

  • Dark Raven Armoury
  • Light Armouries
  • Eldritch
  • Medlock Armouries
  • Saxon Violence

Best Larp Producer – Leather

  • White Rose Apparel
  • Darkblade
  • Evenlode
  • Ben Loder
  • Dad’s Armoury

Best Larp Producer – Costume

  • White Star Clothing
  • Chow’s Emporium
  • Dusk Monkey
  • Cræftigan
  • Angrave Designs

Best Larp Caterer

  • The Right Wok
  • Caggles Catering Corps
  • Warden’s Catering (Eid II)
  • Mhorish Goodfood
  • Maria Frank (Triage event)

Best Creature Costume of the Year

  • The War Frame – Age of Aether
  • Kodiak Bear – Jerusalem Jones
  • Velociraptors – Mandala
  • Jack of Chains – Andy Rimmer
  • Verdigris – Mind-Forged Manacles

On-line Retailer of the Year

  • Having a Larp
  • Larp Inn
  • Darkblade
  • Gem’s Trading Company
  • Clutterbuys

In-field Retailer of the Year

  • Having a Larp
  • Das Shoppe
  • Light Armouries
  • Chow’s Emporium
  • Gem’s Trading Company

NPC of the Year

  • Matt Strange – Cael
  • Andrew ‘Fozz’ Forest – Ishtar
  • Jenny Barratt – Eloise Hunter
  • Tin King – Strategy
  • Tom McNaulty – Haphaestion

Event Crew Member of the Year

  • Katie Logan
  • Charlotte Pirie
  • David McBride
  • Katie Rogers
  • Rich McBride

Best Mainstream Event

  • Breakout – Manchester
  • Harry potter Tour – London
  • Crystal Maze – London
  • Knightmare Live – Touring Production
  • Undercover (Fire Hazard Games) – London

Best Larp Photograph

Please note that the links to best Larp photograph galleries take you to Facebook pages

The image for this post is the official header image for LARPCON 2017

LARPBook intends to cover the event in detail.

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