Kendal Town Council

Wainwright Achievement Award 2023-24

It’s time to nominate for the Wainwright Achievement Award 2023-24!

Every year the Council makes an award to the individual or organisation that it feels has made an outstanding contribution to the life and people of our town. The Award has its origins in a bequest from one of our most famous adopted sons, the legendary guidebook writer Alfred Wainwright, who worked in Kendal Town Hall from 1941 to 1967. You can nominate a recipient for the award. All you need to do is complete the Nomination Form below and send it to The nominations are considered by Town Councillors, as trustees of the bequest, and the award will be presented at the annual Mayor Making ceremony on 16 May. The closing date for nominations is 10am Wednesday 3 April, 2024.

Wainwright Nomination Form 2023-24