Sailing the Mayflower to Equality and Justice: Annual Youth Awards 2020

As part of our Sailing the Mayflower project we have held an online competition to celebrate the contribution of migrants and refugees, both in London and across the UK. We have received some amazing entries from young people across the UK, in the four categories.



 CLICK HERE to download the e-book about the project.


Watch the final awards ceremony on our YouTube channel!







CATEGORIES, Prizes and Sponsors


For the art category your submission could be a drawing, painting, photograph, graphic art, or a video.


The winner of the art category will also recieve an LCD colour drawing tablet.  




Submissions to the writing category could include poems, stories, blog posts, and articles.

The Policy Centre for African Peoples is providing the winner of the writing category with an internship to work on one of their educational projects to acquire excellent work experience and skills.

The winner will also recieve an iPad!




Your submissions to the community category should be a previous inspiring community projects (e.g., sport programmes).

The winner of the community project category will win a free visit to the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew!

Music, Dance and Drama

Submissions to the music, dance and drama category could be songs, recorded dances, or plays.

The prize for this category is provided by the Camberwell
based Blue Elephant Theatre company. They are offering two tickets to one of their performances!

The winner of the Music, Dance and Drama category will also win a free trip to London Zoo!


VIRTUAL Awards ceremony

We will be holding a virtual awards ceremony online, where you will be able take a tour of the best submissions and watch our sponsors announce the winners and runners up. You will also be able to watch the keynote speakers speeches.

The award ceremony will be held on Wednesday 28th October.