UK Festival Awards 2012 announce winners


This year’s UK Festival Awards were announced last night (3 December) at a ceremony held at London’s Roundhouse.

Among the winners of the 2012 accolades were Bestival for ‘Best Major Festival’, Festival No.6 for ‘Best New Festival’ and Benicassim for ‘Best Overseas Festival’.

Elsewhere, Cambridge’s Lodestar picked up the prize for ‘Best Toilets’ and Django Django won ‘Anthem Of The Summer’ for their track ‘Default’.

The list of all the winners is underneath:

Best Major Festival

Best Medium-Sized Festival
Bloodstock Open Air Festival

Best Small Festival
Y Not Festival

Best New Festival
Festival No.6

Best Dance Event
Global Gathering

Best Metropolitan Festival
Camden Crawl

Best Line-Up

Best Family Festival

The Grass Roots Festival Award
Green Man

Best Toilets

Best Overseas Festival

Agency Of The Year
William Morris

Promoter Of The Year
Gareth Cooper (Festival No. 6, Beach Break, Lollibop)

Headline Performance Of The Year
New Order at Festival No. 6

Best Breakthrough Act
Jake Bugg

Anthem Of The Summer
Django Django – ‘Default’

The Extra-Festival Activity Award
Live From Jodrell Bank

Concession Of The Year

Lifetime Achievement Award
John Probyn

The Greener Festival Award
Croissant Neuf Summer Party

Best Brand Activation
Southern Comfort Juke Joint