UK Festival Awards 2017 winners announced

Some very worthy winners indeed.

Amelia Ward

Date published: 1st Dec 2017

Image: Troxy London (source)

Last night saw some of the festival industry's biggest names turn out for the 14th annual UK Festival Awards ceremony.

Taking place at London's Troxy, the awards were sponsored by Skiddle and recognise the hard work and vision that organisations across the industry showcase year after year.

Split into categories, gongs were scooped by the likes of Latitude for the Best Major Festival, Lost Village picked up two awards for Best Small Festival and Best Production, while Camp Bestival was voted Best Family Festival.

Others included recognition of the best festival for emerging talent, which went to Dot to Dot Festival as well as the Best Marketing Campaign, which was handed to Kendal Calling. A full list of winners can be found below.

The ceremony was hosted by Rufus Hound and rounded off with delicious festival themed street food, cocktails a plenty and performances from New York Brass Band.

Best overseas Festival - Outlook Festival

Line-up of the Year - Liverpool Music Week

Best Family Festival - Camp Bestival

Best Small Festival - Lost Village

Best New Festival - TRNSMT

Best Medium Sized Festival - End of the Road

Best Greener Festival - Green Gathering

Grass Roots Festival - 2000trees Festival

Best Festival for Emerging Talent - Dot to Dot

Outstanding contribution to festivals - Freddie John Fellows

Concession of the year - Piecaramba

Best Hospitality - British Summer Time

Brand Activation - JagerHaus

Martketing Campaign of the Year - Kendal Calling

Innovation Award - The Loop

Best Festival Production - Lost Village

Promoter of the year - SJM Concerts

 

Festivals 2018