This is the second time that Nigel will host the event, following a year of sell-out performances in Washington, Jamaica, Miami and Prague.
Nigel has performed all over the World for stars including Steven Spielberg, Paul McCartney, Tom Hanks, Sting, Robert De Niro and over 40 Kings & Queens. He is also a member of th Inner Magic Circle, a position held by only 250 magicians in the world.
A shortlist of 23 projects will be vying for the prestigious awards across 13 different award categories. For the first time, the shortlist also includes contenders for the Beth Chatto Award, introduced this year to highlight the global impact ecological planting can have.
Awards will also include a Lifetime Achievement Award, the Grand Award, the Judges’ Award and the People’s Choice Award.
Lynne Marcus, Chair of the SGD Awards, said:
“The SGD Awards is one of the most prestigious events in the industry calendar and is always a fantastic evening for everyone involved. Nigel did a brilliant job of hosting last year, wowing the audience with his mix of humour and magic. We’re delighted to welcome him back again for 2020.”