2016 SHORTLISTS


Best Major Festival
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British Summertime Hyde Park
Creamfields
Download Festival
Electric Daisy Carnival UK
Glastonbury Festival
Isle of Wight Festival
Reading & Leeds Festival
V Festival
Victorious Festival
Wireless Festival


Best Medium-Sized Festival
sponsored by

Bestival
Beautiful Days
Bloodstock Open Air
Camp Bestival
Green Man Festival
Kendal Calling
Love Supreme Jazz Festival
The Social Festival
We Are FSTVL
Y Not Festival


Best Small Festival
sponsored by

3 Wishes Faery Fest
Acoustic Sundays Summer Sessions
Bearded Theory
Beats Cancer Music Festival
Breaking Bands Festival
Liverpool Music Week
Mammothfest
Northbridge Festival
The Secret Festival
Wildfire Adventure Camp


Best New Festival
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2Q Festival
A New Day Festival
Afropunk London
Big Family Festival
Bluedot
Joy Festival
Killin Music Festival
Neighbourhood Festival
OnRoundhay Festival
Positive Vibration – Festival of Reggae
Samphire Festival
The Bolton Weekender


Best Dance Event
sponsored by

Beat Herder
Bluedot
Creamfields
Farr Festival
Field Maneuvers
Field Trip
Gottwood Festival
HogSozzle Music Festival
Junction 2
Nozstock: The Hidden Valley
The Social Festival
We Are FSTVL


Best Metropolitan Festival

2Q Festival
Blackpool Music Festival
Cheltenham Jazz Festival
Dot to Dot Festival
Grillstock
Just for Laughs London
Live at Leeds Festival
Liverpool Music Week
Liverpool Sound City
Mammothfest
Stockton Calling
Tramlines Festival


Best Family Festival

3 Wishes Faery Fest
Bearded Theory
Beermageddon
Big Family Festival
Camp Bestival
Green Man Festival
Just So Festival
Kendal Calling
Nozstock: The Hidden Valley
Something To Smile About
The Good Life Experience
The Secret Festival


The Grass Roots Festival Award

2000Trees
Balter Festival
Barn on the Farm
Beermageddon
Bloodstock Open Air
Green Man Festival
LeeFest Presents The Neverland
Lindisfarne Festival
New Forest Folk Festival
Samphire Festival
The Secret Festival
Wildfire Adventure Camp


Headline Performance of the Year

American Football at ArcTanGent
Andy C at NASS
Calvin Harris at Creamfields
Elton John at Henley Festival
The Flaming Lips at Wilderness
Jean-Michel Jarre at Bluedot
LCD Soundsystem at Lovebox
Massive Attack at British Summertime Hyde Park
Refused at 2000Trees
Rihanna at V Festival


Line-Up of the Year

ArcTanGent
Bloc
British Summertime Hyde Park
End of the Road Festival
Green Man Festival
Liverpool Music Week
Simple Things Festival
Slam Dunk Festival
The Social Festival
WOMAD


Best Overseas Festival
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Altitude Comedy Festival
Bestival Toronto
Blues in Hell
Castlepalooza
Dimensions Festival
Download Paris
Electric Elephant
EXIT Festival
Hideout Festival
Gibraltar World Music Festival
Snowbombing
SXM Festival


Best Festival for Emerging Talent

Breaking Bands Festival
Cheltenham Jazz Festival
Dot to Dot Festival
Electro London
Live at Leeds
Liverpool International Music Festival
Liverpool Sound City
Threshold Festival
Tramlines Festival
Women In Comedy Festival


Best Non-Music Festival

ArtFutura
Bournemouth 7s
Great Dorset Chilli Festival
Just For Laughs London
London Cocktail Week
Magical Lantern Festival
Manchester Film Festival
Taste of London
Vintage by the Sea
Wildfire Adventure Camp

 


Agency of the Year

13 Artists
CAA
CODA
Echo Location
ITB
Primary Talent
Solo
United Talent Agency
William Morris Endeavor
X-ray Touring


Promoter of the Year
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AEG Live / Goldenvoice
From The Fields
LeeFest
Nozstock: The Hidden Valley
One Inch Badge
S&C Productions
Sequences
SJM Concerts
Slam Dunk
The Real Festival Company


Concession of the Year

Anna Mae’s Mac N Cheese
Beetle Juice
Dark Skies Jewellery
Flavors of Africa
Kelis x Le Bun
Le Bao
Notso Katsu
StarChip Enterprise
The Italian Kitchen
The Village Deli


Best Hospitality
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Bloodstock Open Air
Camp Bestival
Download Festival
Glastonbury Festival
Henley Festival
Lytham Festival
OnRoundhay
Shambala
Shiiine On Weekender
Wilderness


The Extra Festival Activity Award
sponsored by

Bearded Theory for the Bearded Festival School
Bestival for the World’s Biggest Bouncy Castle
Blissfields for Snow White and the 700 Dwarves pantomime
Bluedot for Brian Eno’s Lovell Telescope art installation
Deer Shed for its onsite movie Monsters vs. Machines
Eroica Britannia for The Ride
Kendal Calling for Tim Peak’s Diner
Nozstock for the Clean Campsite Competition
The Big Feastival for The Herb Garden
Wonder Fields for its workshops and educational activities


The Brand Activation Award

Brancott Estate Virtual Vines at The Big Feastival*
British Airways at Isle of Wight Festival
Bulmers Colourena @ Isle of Wight Festival & Bestival
Captain Morgan at Liverpool Sound City
Emmi CAFFÈ LATTE at Field Day*
First Choice Holiday Island at Camp Bestival
Jack Daniel’s at Y Not Festival*
Jägermeister at Kendal Calling *
Lavazza at Wilderness*
Relentless at Leeds Festival
Virgin Trains at Festival No.6
Volvo at Festival No.6

*Deployed at additional festivals


Best Toilets

Bearded Theory Festival
Bestival
Blackthorne Festival
Bloodstock Open Air
Creamfields
Download Festival
Kendal Calling
Latitude Festival
V Festival
We Are FSTVL


Best Use of New Technology
sponsored by

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Aloompa at British Summertime Hyde Park
Crowd Connected at Latitude
Hubbub Wireless at 2000Trees
Marcato Digital at Pangaea Festival
Marshmallow Laser Feast at AND Festival
Melody VR at Festival No.6
PlayPass at Standon Calling