2016 UK Festival award’s shortlist

2016 UK Festival award’s shortlist
Festival awards 2016

So it’s that time of year again to award the festivals who put so much effort into providing an awesome environment for you all to make memories in. The UK Festival awards will be held on the 28th November 2016 and we will be updating you with the winners shortly but for now, here is the shortlists within the eleven categories.

Best Major Festival

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bloodstock Open Air

Camp Bestival

Download Festival

Glastonbury Festival

Henley Festival

Lytham Festival

OnRoundhay

Shambala

Shiiine On Weekender

Wilderness

The Extra Festival Activity Award

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 Wines at The Big Feastival*

British Airways at Isle of Wight Festival

Bulmers at Bestival*

Captain Morgan at Liverpool Sound City

Emmi Caffé Latte at Field Day*

First Choice Holiday 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

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

Samsung and Star Events at Boardmasters

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