Key Dates

  • As soon as possible - Let us know if you plan to enter Event and Festivals by email at
  • 29 March - If you enter by this date and score 75% we will guarantee to visit you, (if entering in a category where we carry out visits)
  • 6 May - Closing date for all entries
  • March-Sept - Judging
  • October - Awards panel meets to decide finalists who will then be notified
  • 10 December - Beautiful South Awards ceremony at The Grand, Brighton
  • 2020 - VisitEngland Awards for Excellence ceremony TBC