The Planet Awards winners

On this page you can see who has previously won an Ultimate Planet Award.

Use the quick jump below to go to a specific year.

2015 Awards

The 2015 Awards are all over. The winners have been announced, and the party is done and dusted.

If you want to see who was shortlisted in previous years, view our 'Award Nominees' page.


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2015 Awards Winners and Honorary Mentions

Thank you to everyone who voted!

We received votes from 4,997 people; who cast over 40,000 votes!

Ultimate Planet Awards winner 2015Independent Author

  • winner: Kiki Archer
  • honourable mention: Scott Campbell

Publishing House Author 

  • winner: Sarah Waters 

LBQ Book 

  • winner: Too Late I Love You by Kiki Archer

International Festival 

  • winner: Pride In London
  • honourable mention: L Fest

Ultimate Planet Awards honourable mention 2015LBQ Comedian 

  • winner: Rosie Wilby
  • honourable mention: Zoe Lyons

LBQ Live Performance Event 

  • winner: Coming Out of my Box by Emma Stroud

Musician - Solo Artist 

  • winner: Lucy Spraggan
  • honourable mention: Lauryn Redding
  • honourable mention: MIRI

Musician - Group/Band 

  • winner: Playing House
  • honourable mention: Greymatter

Live Performance Performer 

  • winner: MIRI
  • honourable mention: Loretta Von Dini

Recorded Performance Performer 

  • winner: Lucy Spraggan

Voluntary/Community Project 

  • winner: Love Human Rights
  • honourable mention: Behind the Mask

Journalist 

  • winner: Katie Bennett-Hall

Photographer/Videographer 

  • winner: Laura Dixon
  • honourable mention: Nicky Prestage

Local Network/Forum 

  • winner: Gay Women's Network
  • honourable mention: Camden LGBT Forum

Best/most effective LBQ focussed politician

  • winner: Sandi Toksvig

Role Model 

  • winner: Rosie Spaughton

LBQ Blogger/Vlogger 

  • winner: Rose Ellen Dix

LBQ Business 

  • winner: Sh! womenstore
  • honourable mention: Pretty Pink Pearl
  • honourable mention: That's the Spot

Volunteer 

  • winner: Sarah Lavender

Radio Show or Podcast 

  • winner: The Girls Hour
  • honourable mention: Out in Brighton

Web series 

  • winner: She's in London

Independent Film 

  • winner: Crazy Bitches
  • honourable mention: Fear of Water

Short Film 

  • winner: Life in Colors

Media Outlet (online or print) 

  • winner: Diva Magazine
  • honourable mention: Planet London

LONDON DJ 

  • winner: Carmen London
  • honourable mention: DJ Izzy Trixx

LONDON Inclusive event 

  • winner: Project X

LONDON LBQ friendly space 

  • winner: SHE Soho
  • honourable mention: MUSE Soho

LONDON Event organiser 

  • winner: Nicola Chubb
  • honourable mention: Elaine McKenzie

LONDON Bar staff 

  • winner: Bex Smith
  • winner: Cressida Lawlor

LONDON Security staff 

  • winner: Anna Georgiou, Pinx Security

LONDON Most Creative Space or Event 

  • winner: Sink the Pink
  • honourable mention: Psychic Special

BRIGHTON DJ 

  • winner: DJ Lady Lola
  • honourable mention: DJ Claire Fuller

BRIGHTON LBQ friendly space 

  • winner: Diva Cafe

BRIGHTON Event organiser 

  • winner: Frida Fridays

BRIGHTON Most Creative Space or Event 

  • winner: Brighton Pride
  • honourable mention: FemRock

Social Group Organiser 

  • winner: Jennifer Lorrimer, LezBeSocial

Social Group 

  • winner: Lesbian Book Readers Club
  • honourable mention: LezBeSocial

Dating/Network Service 

  • winner: HER App
  • honourable mention: Find Femmes

Corporate Network 

  • winner: Freshfields LGBT Network

2014 Awards Winners and Honorary Mentions

Thank you to everyone who voted!

2014 Awards WinnerWe received votes from 1,737 people; who cast over 24,000 votes! Phenominal!

Author (established)

  • winner: VG Lee
  • honourable mention: Kiki Archer

Author (new)

  • winner: Karen Campbell
  • honourable mention: Sarah Westwood

2014 Awards Honourable MentionFilm Festival 

  • winner: L Fest Cinema
  • honourable mention: Wotever DIY Film Festival

International Festival

  • winner: Brighton Pride
  • honourable mention: L Fest

LBQ Comedian

  • winner: Zoe Lyons
  • honourable mention: Lara A King

LBQ Comedy Event

  • winner: The Short and Girlie Show
  • honourable mention: Laughing Cows (now known as MY Comedy)

LBQ Theatre

  • winner: Breeders
  • honourable mention: Trouser-Wearing Characters

Community Organisation or Charity

  • winner: Diversity Role Models
  • honourable mention: Lesbian Immigration Support Group

LGBT OR LBQ Sports Club

  • winner: Out for Sport

Musician

  • winner: Horse
  • honourable mention: Rita Payne

Role Model

  • winner: Megan Evans
  • honourable mention: Ingo

Volunteer

  • winner: Sarah Lavender
  • honourable mention: Kerry, Positive Change

Youth Group

  • winner: Stonewall Housing
  • honourable mention: National Student Pride

LBQ Business

  • winner: Gay's the Word

LGBT Local Network/Forum

  • winner: National Older LGBT* Housing Network

News service

  • winner: Diva Magazine

Professional Network

  • winner: Gay Women's Network

Film

  • winner: Pride
  • honourable mention: Who's Afraid of Vagina Wolf
  • honourable mention: Submerge

Journalist

  • winner: Sarah Westwood
  • honourable mention: Paris Lees
  • honourable mention: Effi Mai

Mainstream Lesbian TV Moment/Storyline

  • winner: Piper & Alex, Orange is the New Black

Photographer

  • winner: Rosie Powell Freelance

Radio Show

  • winner: My Lesbian Radio

LBQ Webseries

  • winner: Nikki and Nora

Cabaret Artist

  • winner: Stephanie Goldberg
  • honourable mention: Rogue

DJ (London)

  • winner: DJ AmyB
  • honourable mention: DJ Jo Bunny

DJ (Brighton)

  • winner: DJ Lady Lola

LBQ Focused venue (London)

  • winner: SHE

LBQ Focused/Friendly venue (Brighton)

  • winner: The Marlborough

LBQ Friendly Venue (London)

  • winner: The Royal Vauxhall Tavern
  • honourable mention: KU Bar

Most Creative club night/event (London)

  • winner: Chick Habit
  • honourable mention: Female Masculinity Appreciation Society FMAS)

Most Creative Club Night/Event (Brighton)

  • winner: FemRock

New club night/Event

  • winner: MissFit
  • honourable mention: DownGirls
  • honourable mention: Nat's Soul Food Sunday

Meet up / social group organiser

  • winner: Maxine, London Lesbian Singles
  • honourable mention: Jennifer, Lez-Be-Social

Social Group

  • winner: Lez-Be-Social Meet Up
  • honourable mention: Gingerbeer

Dating/Networking Service

  • winner: Brenda
  • honourable mention: Gaydar Girls

2013 Awards Winners and Honorary Mentions

If you don't have the ability to watch YouTube on your computer, you can read the winners, and runners up here:

2013 Ultimate Planet Awards WinnerARTS EVENT

  • winner: L Fest Spring Out Arts Programme 
  • honourable mention: Bar Wotever

BLOGGER

  • winner: Effi Mai

COMEDIAN

  • winner: Jen Brister
  • honourable mention: Rosie Wilby

2013 Ultimate Planet Awards Honourable MentionLESBIAN-FRIENDLY COMEDY

  • winner: Laughing Cows

DATING/NETWORKING SERVICE

  • winner: Brenda

DAYTIME EVENT

  • winner: L Festive

DJ

  • winner: DJ Amy B
  • honourable mention: Hug the DJ and DJ Sandra D

ENTREPRENEUR

  • winner: Elaine McKenzie
  • honourable mention: Barberette Klara

FESTIVAL

  • winner: L Fest

LESBIAN THEMED FILM

  • winner: A Perfect Ending
  • honourable mention: Stud Life

LOCAL NETWORK/FORUM

  • winner: LGBT Domestic Abuse Forum

MOST CREATIVE CLUB NIGHT

  • winner: Ruby Tuesdays
  • honourable mention: Chica Bonita and Blue Monday

MUSICIAN

  • winner: Lucy Spraggan
  • honourable mention: Heather Peace

NEW CLUB NIGHT

  • winner: Chick Habit
  • honourable mention: TLC

NEWS SERVICE

  • winner: Pink News

PROFESSIONAL NETWORK

  • winner: Gay Women's Network

PUBLISHED AUTHOR

  • winner: Stella Duffy
  • honourable mention: VG Lee

PUBLISHED AUTHOR (INDEPENDENT)

  • winner: Kiki Archer

RADIO SHOW

  • winner: My Lesbian Radio
  • honourable mention: Out in South London

SOCIAL GROUP

  • winner: L Fest Solos

LESBIAN THEMED THEATRE

  • winner: Rosie Wilby Nineties Woman

LESBIAN FRIENDLY VENUE

  • winner: Candy Bar
  • honourable mention: Retro Bar and Blush Bar

YOUTH GROUP

  • winner: Stonewall Housing

VOLUNTEER

  • winner: AJ Alanna Higginson McDonald

WEB SERIES

  • winner: Orange is the New Black

WOMAN

  • winner: Clare Balding
  • honourable mention: Paris Lees and Cindy Edwards