Cast your vote to decide the winners of this years awards
The annual UK Festival Awards approaches, a celebration of gathering big and small, mucky and carefree, corporate and DIY, there’s something out there in and around the British Isles for everyone.
The official ceremony will take place on December 1st at the Roundhouse in London. The public still have the opportunity to decide the winners across the thirteen categories which include Best New Festival, Best Dance Event, Best Grassroots Festival and Best Toilets. By voting you can also enter a draw to win two VIP tickets to every festival that wins an award.
Asides from the usual giants slogging it out for the title of Best Major Festival we have Lovebox, Gottwood, Eastern Electrics, Nozsstock, Tramlines, Bestival, High Definition and more competing for Best Dance Event. Beacons, Gottwood, Standon Calling and close to 100 others are competing for Best Small Festival.
Soundwave, EXIT, Melt!, Outlook, Dimensions and Sónar are amongst the names up for Best Overseas Festival while Goat, Jagwar Ma and (in the longest recorded breakthrough of all time) Sophie Ellis-Bextor are all competing for Best Breakthrough Act.
Last year saw Cream take Best Dance Event We Are FSTVL bag Best New festival, Mayrhofen’s Snowbombing triumphant as Best Overseas Festival, Rudimental came out on top as Best Breakthrough Act and wildcard ArcTanGent shocked everyone in taking home the prestigious award of Best Toilets.
Polling closes this Sunday, October 26th, cast your vote here