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And The Winners Are…

A packed-out Roundhouse in London was the setting for another spectacular celebration of the music festival industry and culture tonight, marking the 10th Anniversary of the UK Festival Awards. Anticipation for the night’s winners’ announcements has grown  throughout the day as, in the same venue, an impressive selection of the industry’s leading lights debated the […]

The UK Festival Awards Finalists Revealed!

A diversity of the UK’s best festivals from heavyweights to newbies have smashed through to the final shortlists in this year’s UK Festival Awards. Voted by festival lovers and industry experts, the winners will be announced at the 10 Year Anniversary of the UK Festival Awards at London’s Roundhouse on Monday 2nd December. James Drury, […]

Marek Lieberberg confirmed as keynote speaker at the UK Festival Conference

The UK Festival Conference, which takes place during the day of Monday 2nd December before the UK Festival Awards that evening, are excited to be welcoming Germany’s much-celebrated music promoter and festival organiser, Marek Lieberberg, who will deliver the event’s keynote address, in partnership with IQ Magazine, at London’s Roundhouse. As Founder and Director of […]

Voting is now live!

Public voting in this year’s UK Festival Awards is now live and runs until Friday 1st November. Click here to vote now! You can officially have your say on this year’s festival season as voting in the UK Festival Awards is now live at festivalawards.com/vote. UK festivals, from the smallest to the largest, will be […]

This year’s UK Festival Conference panels announced

We can now reveal the panel sessions that will take place at this year’s edition of the 2013 UK Festival Conference which returns to The Roundhouse on Monday 2nd December. Globalisation invasion – are British festivals at risk from overseas events? With increasing numbers of British festival-goers eschewing the unpredictability of the weather in favour […]

Tickets are now on-sale

The UK Festival Awards and Conference returns to The Roundhouse in London to celebrate the achievements of everyone involved in the music festival industry over the last 12 months. Regarded as the premiere networking event for the music festival industry, the events attract over 1,000 people to enjoy a whole day of knowledge-sharing, network-building and […]

Eventbrite and Festival Awards expand partnership

Building on the success of last year’s partnership, global self-service ticketing platform, Eventbrite, and Festival Awards Ltd have expanded their collaboration for the 2013 Festival Awards. For the first time, Eventbrite will be the exclusive ticketing partner of not only the UK Festival Awards and Conference, but also the European Festival Awards. “Eventbrite’s ethos of […]

2012′s winners unravelled

Ever wondered what makes an award-winner? Here we look at every winner in this year’s awards and what made them excel, from the public voted to the jury-decided categories… First, the public-voted ones… Best Major Festival – Bestival Says Clash News Editor Robin Murray: “No other festival managed to successfully cover as many genres, touch […]