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16th Edition of UK Festival Awards Announces 2019 Shortlists

The UK Festival Awards has revealed the shortlist for its 2019 ceremony, which will take place on 5th December at The Troxy in London.

Since opening for applications and votes, the awards have received over 450 applications and 55,000 votes, meaning this is once again a truly competitive year.

You can view the full shortlist for each award below.

Best Major Festival

Download Festival
Glastonbury Festival
Isle of Wight Festival
Latitude Festival
Tramlines Festival
Wireless Festival

Best Medium-Sized Festival
Sponsored by: Event-Trees

Bluedot Festival
Camp Bestival
Clockstock Festival
Truck Festival
Y Not Festival

Best Small Festival

Breaking Bands Festival
Camp Wildfire
Made In Manchester
Neighbourhood Festival
Woo Fest

Best New Festival

Call of the Wild Festival
Cheltenham Wellbeing Festival
Festival of the Sky
Funk in the Forest
The Giving Tree Festival
We Out Here

Best Metropolitan Festival

All Points East
Cleethorpes Gathering
Tramlines Festival
When In Manchester Festival
Whitby Goth Weekend

The Grassroots Festival Award

Breaking Bands Festival
Camp Wildfire
Mad Hatters’ Affair
Osfest Derbyshire
Woo Fest

Best Overseas Festival

Altitude Comedy Festival
Afro Nation
Pol’and’Rock Festival
Sziget Festival

Line-Up of the Year
Sponsored by: Tuned In Travel

All Points East
Black Deer Festival
Bluedot Festival
Download Festival
Slam Dunk Festival

The Women In Festivals Award

Christine Dent (Kambe Events)
Georgie Thorogood (Dixie Fields Festival)
Gill Tee (Black Deer Festival)
Jenny Hamada (AEG Presents)
Josie Da Bank (Camp Bestival)
Rachel Lowson (Leopallooza / The Wyldes Group)

The Brand Activation Award
Sponsored by: CGA

Birra Moretti at BST Hyde Park
Bulldog London Dry Gin at Field Day
Co-Op’s festival supermarket
Hells Parlour at Lost Village
Laurent-Perrier at Taste of London
United Utilities at Bluedot & Kendal Calling

Best Non-Music Festival

Bournemouth 7s Festival
Camper Jam
Festival of the Sky
Great Dorset Chilli Festival
The National Festival of Making
Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival

The Innovation Award

2000trees for The Retreat
Festival in a Bag for its essentials backpack
Hubbub Wireless for its bespoke Wi-Fi network at 2000trees
Lost Village for its immersive environments
The Rubbish Project for The Rubbish Cup
We Out Here for its Kindness platform

Agency of the Year

ATC Live
Creative Artists Agency
International Talent Booking
Midnight Mango
Paradigm Talent Agency
Primary Talent

Best Festival Production

All Points East
Boomtown Fair
Elrow Town London
We Out Here

Marketing Campaign of the Year

Bluedot Festival
DunDee 80s
Eastern Electrics
London Dessert Festival
NASS Festival

Best Festival For Emerging Talent
Sponsored by: CPL Online

AVA Festival & Conference
Cambridge Folk Festival
Liverpool International Music Festival
Off The Record
Sound City

Best Family Festival

Africa Oyé
Camp Bestival
Elderflower Fields
Latitude Festival
Shambala Festival
Walthamstow Garden Party

Concession of the Year

Cheezy Vinyl Bar
DeadGood Burrito
Flavors of Africa
Happy Maki
Notso Katsu
Wild Card Brewery Craft Beer Tent

The Greener Festival Award
Sponsored by: A Greener Festival

Barclaycard presents British Summertime Hyde Park
Boomtown Fair
Cambridge Folk Festival
Gay Village Parade
Glastonbury Festival
The Green Gathering
Greenbelt Festival
Lambeth Country Show
Lost Village
Manchester Pride Live
Walthamstow Garden Party

Promoter of the Year

Barn on the Farm
Black Deer Festival
Fly Events
From the Fields
Little Gay Brother
Marina Events

Luke Nightingale

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