November 26 etc.venues 133 Houndsditch EC3A 7BX

The PPA Independent Publisher Awards 2021 took place on Friday November 26 at an in-person afternoon awards ceremony at etc.venues 133 Houndsditch. The results were also announced live on Twitter. Congratulations to all the winners and we hope you enjoyed the event.

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Maisie Adam

Hailing from Yorkshire, Maisie Adam is a young comedian having only started on the circuit in 2016. Over the last five years she has quickly won praise up and down the country with her anecdotal material and self-deprecating charm.

Her first stand-up show, "Living On The Edge" was previewed at the Ilkley Fringe. Maisie then took this into a tour across the UK. The show was nominated for Best New Comedy at the 2017 Brighton Fringe after receiving positive reviews from runs at Bath Comedy Festival, Hastings Fringe Comedy Festival, Southend Fringe and Guildford Fringe.

After this, she then she won the Nationwide competition "So You Think You’re Funny?" at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

She currently continues to perform stand up whilst appearing on panel shows on TV, guesting on shows such as Mock the Week, Have I Got News for You, QI, Roast Battle, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Hypothetical and The Stand-Up Sketch Show.

Maisie has also written and starred in Life Lessons (BBC3) and currently hosts the podcast “That’s A First” alongside comedian Tom Lucy. In 2021 she was the narrator of ITV’s new dating show “The Cabins”.


13:45 Drinks Reception, sponsored by Acorn
14:30 Luncheon (see menu below)
16:00 Awards Ceremony
18:00 Event Close

For those wishing to continue the celebrations, there is an area booked for PPA guests upstairs at The Drift Bar, Salesforce Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, EC2N 4AY


Business smart (with an optional touch of sparkle!)


Pulled Duck, Pumpkin Seeds, Apple Salad, Cabernet Sauvignon Cherry Gel
Green Asparagus Salad, Avocado Puree, Marinated Cucumber, Pea Shoot, Crisp Rice Papers (VG/GF)

Lemon Thyme Roasted Chicken, Lyonnaise Potatoes, Broccoli, Pea Puree, Cream Sauce (GF)
Black Rice Risotto, Lentils, Stuffed Egg Plant, Carrot Puree, Basil Tomato Salsa (VG/GF)

Milk Chocolate Espresso Tart, Vanilla Ice Cream, Roasted Cocoa Nib
Chocolate Cake, Caramel Mousse, Raspberry Coulis, Vegan Vanilla Ice-Cream (VG/GF)

Please advise of all dietary requirements and allergies via the ticket booking form by November 12. If you are confirming tickets after this date please email to confirm your menu choice can be catered for. Dietary options must be pre-booked.