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UK Festival Awards 2019 Winners

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Download Festival Major Festival
Woo Fest Best Small Festival
Festival of the Sky Best New Festival
Camp Bestival Best Family Festival
Sziget Festival Best Overseas Festival
Bluedot Festival Medium-Sized Festival
Tramlines Festival Metropolitan Festival
Jenny Hamada The Women in Festivals Award
Parklife Line-Up of the Year
Mad Hatters' Affair Grassroots Festival Award
Promoter of the Year Black Deer Live (Black Deer Festival)
Best Greener Festival Green Gathering
Brand Activation Award United Utilities at Bluedot & Kendal Calling
Emerging Talent FOCUS Wales
Concession of the Year Happy Maki
Outstanding Contribution Fiona Measham
Agency of the Year Midnight Mango
Best Non-Music Festival Festival of the Sky
The Innovation Award Hubbub Wireless
Best Festival Production All Points EastMarketing Campaign NASS Festival

Association of Festival Organisers (AFO): 13th Jan 2020 10:32:00

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Facts, figures, and information needed for DCMS

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Published on: 9th July 2020

 
£1.57B of Investment to Protect Britain’s World Class Culture Arts and Heritage Institutions

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Published on: 8th July 2020

 
House of Commons Debate

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Published on: 6th July 2020

 
Life during lockdown

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Published on: 4th July 2020

 
Steve Brine Requests The PM to Speak To DCMS This Summer

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Published on: 23rd June 2020

 
Can we say cheers to plant-based plastic yet?

The sustainability of our environment has not gone away during the COVID crisis. Livvy Drake (Sustainable Sidekicks) guest blog on Vision: 2025 discusses whether "We can say cheers to plant-based plastic yet?"...
Published on: 21st June 2020

 
Let's re-think our sustainability policies for 2021

With the devastating effect of COVID-19 destroying the 2020 festival season it does give organisers an opportunity to reflect on how they will recover in 2021. More on that in another place. However, it also gives us all the...
Published on: 18th June 2020

 
Why Cancelled Festivals Will Take Their Toll On Local Businesses

Steve Heap, General Secretary of the Association of Festival Organisers (AFO), says the impact of cancelled festivals will be strongly felt by local businesses in a recent article published in the Access All Areas publication...
Published on: 9th June 2020

 
Insurance Guidance For Business Interuption Policies

Draft Guidance for Insurance Companies - As part of its investigation into Coronavirus related business interruption insurance, the FCA have published draft guidance on their expectations for insurers and insurance intermedia...
Published on: 8th June 2020

 
Big Difference Company seeks new CEO for the Leicester Comedy Festival

BIG DIFFERENCE COMPANY seeks new CEO, for the Leicester Comedy Festival and more. This could be a new role and direction for a festival organiser (and this is not a joke )...
Published on: 5th June 2020

 
Market Traders Survey From NMTF

In a recent survey conducted by NMTF with regard to the effect of COVID-19 and its impact on the market traders, it was revealed that approximately 9000 market traders carry out business at festivals and events in the UK. Th...
Published on: 5th June 2020

 
Melvin Benn, Festival Republic shows the way to get the festival industry moving again.

Melvin Benn, Managing Director of Festival Republic, has called for the increase of COVID-19 testing in the UK because entertainment and sport cannot operate fully with social distancing measures in place....
Published on: 4th June 2020

 
82% of Festival goers ready to return to live events

Over three quarters of 110,000 music fans surveyed by Festicket would buy tickets to 2021 festivals in the next two months, as demand for live events remains high...
Published on: 27th May 2020

 
Banging the AFO drum, with UK Live Music Group (the good guys), MU, DCMS, EIF, AIF and countless others

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Published on: 18th May 2020

 
The Traditional Music Forum launches Scotland Online

A new website with listings of livestream events...
Published on: 14th May 2020

 
DCMS are looking for your views.

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has created a survey to understand the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on organisations...
Published on: 28th April 2020

 
UK’s mass participation event organisers unite to launch the 2.6 Challenge

The 2.6 Challenge begins on Sunday 26 April...
Published on: 21st April 2020

 
Repurposing festival resources to feed the UK

Currently the UK is short of around 90,000 people to pick the crops that are growing ripe across the country....
Published on: 16th April 2020

 
Labour Party leader, Sir Keir Starmer, forms his first Shadow Cabinet...

... and promotes APPG on Music and DCMS Select Member Jo Stevens MP to the role of Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport....
Published on: 16th April 2020

 
COVID-19 leaves UK event industry suppliers on knife edge

Some 60% of the UK’s event industry’s supplier base is facing collapse within three months, unless event businesses receive further support from the Government, according to an on-line survey carried out by the Events Ind...
Published on: 16th April 2020

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