Platinum medals

Honoured in the Queen’s Birthday list


Companions of Honour

Quentin Blake; Salman Rushdie; Marina Warner.



Lady Susie Sainsbury, services to music and the arts.



Nicholas Coleridge, chair V&A; Stephen Hough, pianist; Isaac Julien, artist; Ian Rankin, author.



Clare Balding, broadcaster; James Daunt, services to publishing; Darren Henley, CEO, ACE; Damian Lewis, actor; Miranda Lowe, NHM curator; Catherine Mallyon, executive director, RSC; Stella McCartney, fashion designer; Elisabeth Murdoch, ACE member; David Nixon, ex-artistic director, Northern Ballet; Chi-Chi Nwanoku, musician (pictured); Cornelia Parker, artist.



Harry Bicket, conductor; Lisa Bryer, founder, London Screen Academy; Nick Capaldi, CEO, Arts Council Wales; Sharon Durant, music director; Mark Edwards, photographer; Michael Foreman, author and illustrator; Christopher Foyle, services to publishing; David Gwyn, archaeologist; Joanne Harris, author; Justin Hayward, musician; David Jackson, artistic director, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World; Rosemary Lee, choreographer; David Moutrey, director, HOME; Robert Noble, senior executive, Cameron Mackintosh Ltd; Caroline Norbury, CEO, Creative UK; Ingrid Samuel, heritage executive; Jenny Sealey, artistic director, Graeae Theatre; Heidi Thomas, playwright; David Tomback, heritage executive; Iain Watson, ex-director Tyne & Wear Museums; Deborah Williams, executive director, Creative Diversity.



Vicki Amedume, artistic director, Upswing; Tim Blacksmith, musician; Janet Bell, director, Glastonbury Abbey; Etta Murfitt, dancer; Chenine Bhathena, creative director Coventry City of Culture; Clifford Brooks, artist; Chila Burman, artist; Michael Coleman, dancer; Sandra Colston, music director; Julia Desbruslais, executive director, London Mozart Players; Donal Doherty, artistic director. Derry International Choir Festival (hon MBE); Sanjeevini Dutta, director, Kadam Dance; Zoe Golding, artistic director, ZoieLogic Dance; Craig Green, fashion designer; Nicholas Groves-Raines, architect; Dollie Henry, jazz dance choreographer; Caro Howell, director, Foundling Museum; Jeanefer Jean-Charles, choreographer; Philip King, founder, South Derbyshire Music; Gwyneth Lewis, poet; Margaret Lewisohn, founder, Marryat Players; Elizabeth Llewellyn, opera singer;  Sandeep Mahal, ex-director, Nottingham City of Literature; Catherine Mann, head of arts, Staffordshire; Laura McMillan, Coventry City of Culture; Elaine Mitchener, musician; Daljit Nagra, poet; Andrew Onwubolu, actor; Daniel Poku, musician;  Pauline Quirk, actor;  Chithra Ramakrishnan, singer; Gregory Rowland, wheelwright; Gurvinder Sandher, artistic director, Cohesion Plus; Caroline Seligman, services to the arts; Eleanor Semlyen, museum trustee; Stephanie Sirr, CEO, Nottingham Playhouse; Gaynor Sullivan, singer; Adam Sutherland, director, Grizedale Arts; Melanie Unwin, art curator; Jasmin Vardimon, choreographer; Grace Wales Bonner, fashion designer; Linda Watson, founder, Youth Connection Theatre; John Wellingham, music teacher; Susan Williamson, Arts Council England national director, libraries; Paul Wilson, dancer; Helen Worth, actor; Richard Yarr, musician; Julie Young, dancer.



Peter Anderson, piper; Thomas Anderson, pipe major; Glenys Andrews, services to the arts; Edward Armitage, founder, John Armitage Trust; Joan Blue, services to music; Nigel Brooks, musician; Agnes Cleghorn-Redhead, services to music;  Lindsay Collier, founder, Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum; Caroline Croft, services to arts; William Dove, services to music; Daniel Ellis, founder, Jam Jar Cinema; James Evans, services to music; Henry Filloux-Bennett, CEO, Lawrence Batley Theatre; William Geldard, trombonist; Joy Humphreys, music director, Morriston Orpheus Choir; Iain Macfadyen, piper; Barbara McColl Stopford, dance teacher; Frances Paterson, musician; Roger Pickett, founder, Essex Fire Museum; Martin Railton, archaeologist; Grace Redgrave, principal, Bristol School of Dancing; Norman Rushbrook, services to the arts; Jay Kumar Solanki, dancer; Harriet Stubbs, pianist’ Louise Yates, director, Back to Ours.


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