It’s that time of year again. The UK larp awards are approaching. The public nominations have been assessed and counted. Leaving us with the actual nominees for the night

This year sees the introduction of new categories

  • Larp Media of the Year
  • Prop of the Year

LARPBook has been nominated in Larp Media of the Year. Thar’s really warmed the teams heart. A big thank you from us to you for that.

The list itself is diverse, and with some great recognition of work going on.

Here then are the 2020 nominess

NEW Larp Media of the Year

  • The LARP Noobs Podcast
  • The Orcs Planet
  • LARPBook
  • Slender videos
  • Access Larp

NEW Prop of the year

  • The Bridge of the Obsidian Cygnus – Star Wars Larp
  • Severed head/edible brain – We Are Legends – Legendary Larp
  • The Spear of L.U.G.H – Fairyland
  • The Jump engine – Odysseus LARP
  • Trebuchets at siege of Ravensberg – Curious Pastimes

Award for Accessibility in Larp

  • Empire
  • Lorien Trust
  • Making It
  • Legacy
  • Orion Sphere

International Larp of the year

  • Goat Larp
  • Odysseus
  • The Night in Question
  • Drachenfest
  • Epic Empires

Larp venue of the year

  • Huntley Wood
  • Eversley
  • The Grange
  • Paccar
  • Treowen House

Small Larp of the year

  • Faded Glory
  • Gaderung (formerly Clans of Albion)
  • MVEX
  • Erda
  • Star Wars (Obsidian Cygnus)

Medium Larp of the year

  • Orion sphere
  • Fairyland
  • All for One
  • Jade Throne
  • Flying Lead:Smoke and Brass

Large Larp of the year

  • Empire
  • Curious Pastimes
  • Lorien Trust
  • Green Cloaks
  • Legacy Lrp

Family Event of the Year

  • Empire
  • Lorien Trust
  • Legacy
  • Orion Sphere
  • Fields of Illusion

Player Run or Sanctioned Event of the year

  • Nemesis 2 – Empire
  • Return to Moi – Fir Cruthen – Curious Pastimes
  • Mistbound – Harts – Lorien Trust
  • Alea Iacta Est – King’s Keep – Green Cloaks
  • Tales in the Sand – Death Unto Darkness

Club System of the Year

  • Fools & Heroes
  • Hokfell (University of Leeds)
  • Labyrinthe
  • Union Lrp (Nottingham)
  • Forest Argent

Grassroots System of the Year

  • Empire
  • Fools & Heroes
  • Steamweave
  • Gaderung (formerly Clans of Albion)
  • Erda

New Larp of the year

  • The Jade Throne
  • SteamWeave
  • We Are Legends
  • Tank Larp
  • Obsidian Cygnus

Larp producer of the year- foam/latex

  • Light Armouries
  • Gnosis Studios
  • Goblin Workshop
  • Saxon Violence
  • Twisted Goblin Armouries

Larp producer of the year – leather

  • Locke & Lode
  • McSkelley Leathers
  • Goblin Workshop
  • Darkblade
  • The Thornless Rose

Larp producer of the year – costume

  • White Star Clothing
  • Romany Robes
  • Golden Mochi Costumes & Commissions – Scarlett Hayler-King
  • Denise Gill
  • Wonderlust Couture

Larp Caterer of the year

  • Caggles Catering Corps
  • The Ratt Shakk
  • The Wooden Spoon
  • Jacqui Hancox/Cookie – Faded Glory
  • Good, Honest Food Company

Creature Costume or Puppet of the year

  • Tatsuko – The Luck Dragon
  • Snowtain – baby psionic battle goat – Faded Glory
  • Wyvern/Wyrm – Curious Pastimes
  • Drowners – Northern Kingdoms
  • H8-3R Power Droid

Online Larp retailer of the year

  • Larp Inn
  • Twisted Goblin
  • Gem’s Trading Co
  • Chow’s Emporium
  • Darkblade

In field Larp retailer of the year

  • Chow’s Emporium
  • Having a Larp
  • Gem’s Trading Co
  • Twisted Goblin Armouries
  • Light Armouries

Bard of the year

  • Sparro Trifoot – Empire – Sam Wheatley
  • D J Wild – Fairyland – John Newton
  • Golden Apple
  • Rusty Compass – Will Rivington
  • Dai Murasaki – Lorien Trust – Dread Roberts

NPC of the year

  • Lucille Guthrie – Saph – Lorien Trust
  • Rob Hopper – D’Artagnan – All For One
  • Chris Goddard, Petrov Zamoldchikova-Rhyzhikov – Orion Sphere, Terran Ascendancy
  • Ian Humphries – Dieter – Curious Pastimes, Academy of war
  • Stu Lean – Emperor Hami – Lorien Trust, Jackals

Event Crew Member of the year

  • Thomas Coleman
  • Kat Quatermass
  • Kitty Dobson
  • Emma Round
  • Charlotte Rose1. List item

All that remains to say is see you all at the awards. The ceremony is on the 29th of February at the Century Theatre in Coalville. Here’s a link to the website

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