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    Our online publication dedicated to the international music festival industry providing news, features and exclusive market information. Read More

  • UK Festival Conference

    The festival industry's premier forum for sharing intelligence and insights takes place at The Roundhouse during the day of the Awards. Read More

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    The Continental cousin of the UKFA takes place on the opening night of Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen, Holland, on Weds 15th January 2014... Read More

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The UK Festival Awards and Conference returns to The Roundhouse in London on Monday 2nd December 2013 TICKETS ONSALE NOW

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    2013 Full Winners List
    The show Date: 2nd December, 2012 Venue: The Roundhouse, London Host: Phill Jupitus The 10th Anniversary of the UK Festival Awards saw a sold-out return to The Roundhouse for the third year running and the best party yet. And the winners were… Public-Voted Categories: BEST MAJOR FESTIVAL Download MEDIUM-SIZED FESTIVAL in association with Eventbrite Kendal […]
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    Our Mission
    What are the Festival Awards? The Festival Awards is an opportunity to recognise the hard work, vision and creativity of the festival industry, through fan voting and judging panels made up of experts. Awards include Best Major, Medium and Small Festival, Best Family Festival, Best Overseas Festival, Best Headline Performance, and of course – Best Toilets! The […]
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    How The Winners are Decided
    The UK Festival Awards has been celebrating the efforts of the nation’s festival industry since 2004. The Awards are decided through a combination of online fan votes and music industry experts. Fans have their say on which festival has left them with lifelong memories and which artists had them singing all the way back to […]
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    The Story So Far
    2004: UK Festival Awards launched as an online poll by Virtual, 12,000 fans vote. We fantasise about one day staging it as an event at The Roundhouse. The awards are presented in person to the winners in their local pubs of choice!  2005: 50,000+ fans vote; BBC 6 Music sign up as media partner. […]
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  • Fiona Stewart, Green Man

    "So many brilliant festivals take part in the UK Festival Awards as it is the festival world’s version of the Oscars, so to be shortlisted is an award in itself and to actually win is fantastic."

  • John Probyn, Live Nation

    “A thoroughly enjoyable evening and a stonking party. The all round consensus was of a slick production with an excellent choice of host. Well done to your team.”

  • Matt Bellamy, Muse

    “We were thrilled to win the UK Festival Award for ‘Best Live Act’. It was great to win an award that says you’re good at festivals and it’s always great getting that respect from the people that matter.“

  • Michael Eavis, Glastonbury

    "A wonderful accolade!"

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