The Northern Awards event was changed to a lunch this year and will be held at The Principal Manchester in October. With its striking Victorian architecture, The Principal Manchester is an unmistakable landmark in the city's skyline and will again provide the perfect setting for the celebrations.

Start Date / Time 16 Oct 2020 12:00
End Date / Time 16 Oct 2020 15:30
Venue The Principal Manchester, Oxford Street, Manchester M60 7HA
Category BCO Awards
National Yes
Type Awards
Available to Non Members Yes
Members Price £145.00 ex VAT (£174.00 inc VAT)
Non-member Price £145.00 ex VAT (£174.00 inc VAT)


Guests will enjoy pre-lunch drinks and will then be seated for a 3-course meal, followed by entertainment from two guest speakers and the announcement of this year’s regional winners.

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Justin Moorhouse           

Thinking there might be more to life than sales (and realising that he would never play for Manchester United), Justin Moorhouse took up comedy at the comparatively late age of 29.


With his northern charm and cheekiness, he quickly grabbed the attention of the Manchester comedy scene. After supporting the city’s best known comedians, including Johnny Vegas and Peter Kay, Justin became a headline act in his own right. He is perhaps most recognisable as the hapless Young Kenny in Phoenix Nights - who spent the whole of the second series with his face painted as a tiger - but he has also appeared in Coronation Street, as rival pub landlord Dean Upton, and was a winner of Celebrity Mastermind.


Justin presented a Sony nominated radio show on Key 103 for more than a decade, and has performed two series of his own sitcom, Everyone Quite Likes Justin, on Radio 4. He has also appeared in Shameless and 8 Out Of 10 Cats, and the much lauded Ken Loach film Looking For Eric. He wrote the acclaimed Radio 4 comedy drama, An Insurance Inspector Calls, and is a regular guest on The News Quiz.





Justin Moorhouse






Stacey Copeland

Stacey Copeland has represented her country in two sports, football and boxing. As an amateur boxer Stacey won a European silver medal and has now turned professional; in 2018 she made history when she became the first ever British woman to win the Commonwealth title. In 2017 she founded Pave The Way, a project which promotes gender equality. Stacey delivers talks in schools, communities, and businesses, and has spoken at European Parliament and the United Nations about women in sport. She presents a weekly show on BBC Radio Manchester and recently won the 'Emerging Talent' award at the O2 media awards for presenting the 'Paving The Way' series on Granada Reports.



Stacey Copeland



£145 +VAT per place
£1,450 +VAT per table of 10

Price includes drinks reception and, three course meal, tea & coffee, and Awards Presentation.

Bookings can be made by downloading the booking form and returning to Createvents:

Clare Hollick, BCO Awards, Createvents, 
24 Tesla Court, Innovation Way, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6FL
E: clare@createvents.co.uk F: 01733 294524





 Tickets for the event will not be issued until payment has been received in cleared funds.
1. Confirmation of booking: Bookings are only accepted with full payment in advance. Your table booking is not guaranteed until you have received written confirmation from CreatEvents. If you do not receive written confirmation within 10 working days, please contact us on 01733 294524.The BCO are unable to raise invoices in advance for payment but will issue a VAT invoice after payment has been received.
2. Cancellation policy: Unfortunately, due to commitments with the venue, we are unable to offer refunds.
3. Special dietary requirements: Instructions of how to order will be sent with your wine ordering information. Simply complete and return as instructed on the form. This form must be received at least 48 hours prior to the event, otherwise charges will apply and it may not be possible to take care of the specific requirements of any guest.
4. Lighting and special effects: It is the table booker's responsibility to inform guest(s) that special effects, including strobe lighting, may be used at the event.
5. Alterations: It may be necessary for reasons beyond our control to alter the venue or the date of the event. We will give you as much notice as we can and your booking will be transferred to the new venue or date.
6. Event cancellation: If we cancel the function we will refund all booking fees paid. We do not, however, accept liability for travelling, accommodation, or any other expenses incurred as a result of any cancellation or postponement of the event.
7. Loss or Damage: Our liability for loss or damage incurred as the result of cancellation or postponement of the event is limited to the amount of your booking fee.
8. Guest speaker: The guest speaker is subject to change as a consequence of illness, accident or other reasons beyond our control. In such a circumstance a suitable replacement will be found.

These terms and conditions are governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute.