Legends of Industry Awards 2021, a star-studded night to remember

Variety's Legends of Industry Awards, one of the most glamorous nights in the North West's calendar, made a return this year at the Kimpton Clock Tower Hotel in Manchester on Thursday 4th November 2021.

The annual event honours and celebrates those who have achieved outstanding success in all their chosen careers and Industries, whilst raising crucial funds to support sick, disabled and disadvantaged children and young people.

Watch ITV news coverage of the night here.

Legends of Industry Award winners

Business leading lights and celebrities from the worlds of TV and radio broadcasting, dance, the music industry, comedy, the culinary arts and elite international sport were in Manchester for the event.

Lyn Staunton, Development Director for the North West at Variety said: "We have been overwhelmed by the support of our dedicated supporters in Manchester who have Variety in their hearts and are there to help as we work to support sick, disabled and disadvantaged children. The evening is the flagship event for the charity, and the night was a huge success."

This year’s list of award recipients included Strictly Come Dancing judge Anton Du Beke, music and TV family The Nolans, veteran broadcaster Tony Blackburn, Grammy-nominated record producer and songwriter Mike Chapman, Chef James Martin, restaurant owner and hospitality innovator Karina Jadhav, charity champions and Barakah Food Aid founders Manzoor and Aiysha Ali, commercial property entrepreneur Richard Ainscough, Paralympian rower Laren Rowles, MBE and comedic alter-ego character 'Keith Lemon'.

Anton Beeke winning a Legends of Industry Award

Strictly Come Dancing judge Anton Du Beke

Nolan Sisters Variety Legends of Industry

Music and TV family The Nolans

Tony Blackburn Legends of Industry

Veteran broadcaster Tony Blackburn

Mike Chapman Legends of Industry Awards lyrics

Grammy-nominated record producer and songwriter Mike Chapman (centre) with a display of his original lyrics

James Martin winning a Variety Legend of Industry Award

Chef James Martin 

Karina Jadhav Legends of Industry Award winner

Restaurant owner and hospitality innovator Karina Jadhav

Dante Marvin speaking at variety Legends of Industry Awards

Variety Young Ambassador Dante Marvin sings 'One Little Voice'

 Manzoor and Aysha Ali Legends of Industry Award

Charity champions and Barakah Food Aid founders Manzoor and Aiysha Ali 

Richard Ainscough Legend of Industry Award Winner

Commercial property entrepreneur Richard Ainscough