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Thank you to everyone who attended the Golden Lion Awards on 23rd September and our follow up celebration dinner on 19th November, it was great to have you there! Please visit our gallery to see images and videos from the event and subscribe to our mailing list to stay up to date with nominations and event dates!

The Charles Gordon Trust is hosting a private screening of the Golden Lion Awards on Monday 4th December at Everyman Crystal Palace. The screening is exclusive and very limited in capacity, so make sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment! Click here to book.



Here at the Charles Gordon Trust, we love to give members of the community as much opportunities to shine as possible, so we held a talent competition for talented members of the community to take part in, for a chance to perform at the Golden Lion Awards VIP dinner on 23rd September 2023! The winner received a complimentary VIP ticket to the awards show! Registrations were welcomed from singers, dancers, musicians, comedians, spoken word poets and any other talents to participate in this amazing opportunity.

The deadline to register has now passed.

Pride of Croydon Awards 2022 by the Charles Gordon Trust

Our partners

The Charles Gordon Trust Golden Lion Awards 2023 Partners with brands and organisations who put the community at the heart of what they do, promote community excellence all whilst providing a top quality service of their own.

The Golden Lion Awards shines a light where there is little recognition, to celebrate and award excellence within communities around the UK. We want to create opportunities for young people, businesses, grass-roots organisations, community heroes, up and coming artists and more, by recognising, encouraging and providing and international platform for recognition.

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” The brighter you allow your light to shine, the more people you inspire to shine with you. This is the Golden Lion Awards.

Thank you to all our sponsors and partners who have helped us inspire others, to shine their light brighter.

Cornerstone Property Services
Charles Gordon Trust
Innovate Create Media ¦ Production Partner
Pentecostal Credit Union
Classy City Chauffeurs ¦ Chauffeur Partner
Leonardo Hotels Croydon ¦ Hotel Partner
K&K Solicitors
Aston Pearl Real Estate