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The ceremony

On Wednesday 23 October 2019, we will announce the winners of this year’s Excellence Awards at Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

The glittering awards ceremony will be hosted by broadcaster, journalist and writer Kirsty Wark.

On the night

6pm to 7pm Welcome drinks and reception

7.05pm Awards presentations

7.55pm Dinner

9.30pm Awards presentations

10.35pm Lifetime achievement award

10.40pm Dancefloor opens

1am Carriages

Booking details will be available soon. If you have any questions, visit our FAQs page or contact

About our host

Kirsty Wark, broadcaster, journalist and writerKirsty Wark presents Newsnight, the arts strand Newsnight Review and literary panel show The Book Quiz. As well as winning a BAFTA for broadcast journalism, she has also been one of Scotland’s leading independent programme makers.

After starting her career as a radio researcher, Kirsty quickly became a producer on Good Morning Scotland and the political discussion show, Order Order. After a spell on World at One, she moved front of camera to present Breakfast Time, Seven Days and the youth series Words Apart.

Kirsty has covered many of the most notable events in modern Scottish history, from dramatic election results to the opening of the Holyrood Parliament. She has also reached the finals of Celebrity Masterchef and presents the food quiz programme, A Question of Taste.