Awards night WOWs at Crescent Theatre

More than 200 guests attend big Wonders of Westside celebration 

The annual Wonders of Westside awards (WOWs) – which celebrate individuals and businesses in the Westside BID district that go the extra mile for customers – were hosted by the Crescent Theatre. More than 25 Westside businesses and staff were recognised during the event which was attended by 200 guests. The cracking night also featured top singer-songwriter Andy Bennett, once part of Ocean Colour Scene, treating the audience to a dazzling musical performance along with singer Lorraine Olley. Winners on the night included Pushkar, UVB at the Rep, Velvet Music Rooms and Jimmy Spices.


1 Best Bar, Velvet Music Rooms

2 Best Doorman, Richard Keating, Reflex

3 Best Restaurant Manager, Kostas Panagiotidis, Lulu Wild

4 Best Club Manager, Jo Ellerby, Popworld

5 Best Arts and Entertainment Manager, James Booth, the Crescent Theatre

6 Employee of the Year, Hilli Fletcher

7 Long Service Award, Sadiq Zaman, Pushkar

Pictures by Jas Sansi