Events

We hold a number of unique events:

Prize Giving

The 2015 prize-giving ceremony was on the evening of Thursday 18 June 2015 at the unique Maison Assouline in Piccadilly.  The prize was presented to the winner, Simon Danczuk MP, by the broadcaster, Jonathan Dimbleby.

As is always the case, the event brought together an eclectic collection of people from a range of different backgrounds united by their interest in the values behind the prize.

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Lecture

The Contrarian Prize Lecture provides a platform to the winner of the prize to speak about a topic of their choice that highlights the principles of independence, courage and sacrifice.

The Contrarian Prize Lecture 2015, in conjunction with Cass Business School, was delivered on Wednesday 2 December 2015 by Simon Danczuk MP, winner of the 2015 Contrarian Prize.

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Contrarian Prize In The Mix

Contrarian Prize In The Mix is an opportunity to take the message of standing up for your principles and speaking out to the widest possible audience and also having a little fun.

Whilst other international prizes organise white tie concerts in Oslo, the annual Contrarian Prize In the Mix Dance party In Shoreditch will take place in the coming months following its huge success in previous years.  As usual, Ali Miraj will be joined on the turntables by Greg Sawyer from Defected Records and Nick Stevenson, from Mixmag at the Horse and Groom.

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Contrarian Prize


Latest News

2017 nominations open 

Simon Danczuk: A British Contrarian 

Simon Danczuk MP wins prize

2015 shortlist announced

Contrarian Prize Rocks The House

Stafford Smith delivers Contrarian Prize lecture

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