The 15th edition of the annual UK Festival Awards takes place this Thursday, 6 December, at Troxy in east London, with a 10% discount available for IQ readers
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Sziget, Parklife, Latitude, Download and Sarah Nulty were also honoured at the 15th UK Festival Awards at Troxy
By IQ on 07 Dec 2018
Download, Parklife, Latitude, Sziget, Coda Agency and Broadwick Live were among the winners at last night’s UK Festival Awards in London.
The awards ceremony, the 15th, took place at Troxy in Limehouse yesterday (6 December), with more than 700 industry professionals gathering to celebrate excellence in the UK festival business.
Broadwick Live, which is behind festivals including Snowbombing, Field Day, Standon Calling and Boardmasters, was arguably the night’s biggest winner, taking home the award for best promoter, with its events Festival №6 and Kendal Calling also taking home gongs for best hospitality and marketing campaign of the year, respectively.
AEG’s All Points East won best line-up in its first year, while Parklife in Manchester was named best metropolitan festival and Hungary’s Sziget best overseas festival.
Late Tramlines festival boss Sarah Nulty, who died in July, was honoured posthumously with the outstanding contribution to festivals award.
A full list of winners is below:
The innovation award
Cheezy Vinyl Bar
Marketing campaign of the year
Best festival production
Elrow Town London
Agency of the year
The brand activation award
Old Mout Cider Kiwi Camp
Line-up of the year
All Points East
Best non-music festival
The National Festival of Making
Best festival for emerging talent
Live at Leeds
Promoter of the year
Best family festival
The greener festival award
The grassroots festival award
Barn on the Farm
Best metropolitan festival
Best new festival
Best overseas festival
Best small festival
Best medium-sized festival
Best major festival
The outstanding contribution to festivals award
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