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Bestival bags big at the UK Festival Awards 2009

Bestival bags big at the UK Festival Awards 2009

It was another night to remember for the Bestival team at the UK Festival Awards this evening (Thursday) as both Bestival and Camp Bestival picked up prizes.

UK Festival Awards 2009: winners in full

UK Festival Awards 2009: winners in full

Unveiled at a full house in the indigO2, here's a rundown of the winners at the UK Festival Awards 2009...

Greener Festival Award winners announced

Greener Festival Award winners announced

The winners of the Greener Festival Award have been announced.

UK Festival Awards shortlists announced

UK Festival Awards shortlists announced

The shortlists for this year's UK Festival Awards have been announced.

Bestival blasts-off with a bang on final night

Bestival blasts-off with a bang on final night

Bestival came to an explosive end last night (Sunday) as organisers staged a cosmic blast-off in a rocket.

Bestival releases iPhone app

Bestival releases iPhone app

Bestival organisers have released an iPhone application to help ticket holders get the most out of the event.

Take part in the 2009 Festival Census

Take part in the 2009 Festival Census

For your chance to make festivals even better AND win a shiny new iPod Touch (16GB), be part of the most important survey in the festival scene.

Nominate your Most Memorable Moment of 2009

Nominate your Most Memorable Moment of 2009

With the UK Festival Awards nominations now open, we need your help to shape the Most Memorable Moment category.

Rob da Bank blogs live from Bestival site

Rob da Bank blogs live from Bestival site

In a twist to his usual weekly blog, Rob da Bank has produced a lo-fi video entry this week, taking viewers around the Bestival site.

More Bestival tickets on sale at midday

More Bestival tickets on sale at midday

A limited amount of Bestival tickets are set to go on sale at midday today (18 August).

Bestival's potential  'secret guests' a no go

Bestival's potential 'secret guests' a no go

Beastie Boys were potentially lined up as the secret guests for this year's Bestival, but due to illness a return to the Isle of Wight for the rappers has been put on hold.

Bestival reveals Rizla Invisible Players bill

Bestival reveals Rizla Invisible Players bill

Funk supremo Greg Wilson is among the names announced for the Rizla Invisible Players tour, which is set to return to Bestival next month.

Bestival 2009 sells out

Bestival 2009 sells out

Bestival 2009 has sold out.

10% off ALL festival tickets with Viagogo

10% off ALL festival tickets with Viagogo

Virtual Festivals have teamed up with secondary ticketing site Viagogo to offer you 10% off of all their festival tickets.

Only a handful of tickets left for Bestival 2009

Only a handful of tickets left for Bestival 2009

There are only a handful of tickets left for this year's Bestival.

Mika and more set for Bestival 2009

Mika and more set for Bestival 2009

Mika and The Hot Rats are among the latest names confirmed for this year's Bestival.

AGreenerFestival to plant a Festival Wood

AGreenerFestival to plant a Festival Wood

A Greener Festival have announced the planting of a 'Festival Wood' - a new five-acre wood that will symbolise music fan's commitment to the environment.

Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up

Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up

Welcome to Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up. Here are the big stories that you may've missed over the last seven days...

Carl Cox, Underworld and more for Bestival

Carl Cox, Underworld and more for Bestival

Bona-fide deck master Carl Cox and dance duo extraordinaire Underworld have been confirmed for Bestival 2009.

Rob da Bank to discuss the future of festivals at Ether

Rob da Bank to discuss the future of festivals at Ether

Bestival founder Rob da Bank is among the speakers set to discuss the future of festivals at this year's Ether.

Elbow to headline Bestival

Elbow to headline Bestival

Elbow have been confirmed as the Sunday night headliners for this summer's Bestival.

Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up

Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up

Welcome to Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up. Here are the big stories that you may've missed over the last seven days...

Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up

Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up

Welcome to Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up. Here are the big stories you may have missed over the last seven days...

VF launches Festival Matchmaker

VF launches Festival Matchmaker

Virtual Festivals is pleased to introduce Festival Matchmaker, a clever application that recommends three events you should attend this summer based on your personal music taste!

Lily Allen to judge Bestival fancy dress comp

Lily Allen to judge Bestival fancy dress comp

Lily Allen is going to be a busy girl at this year's Bestival, not only will she play on the Saturday but she will also judge a fancy dress competition with a lifetime of tickets to the festival up for grabs.

Virtual Festivals launches merchandise store

Virtual Festivals launches merchandise store

Virtual Festivals is proud to announce that we have teamed up with Noise Merchandise to make sure you're kitted up for the upcoming summer.

Rob da Bank's Virtual Festivals blog starts today

Rob da Bank's Virtual Festivals blog starts today

We are very excited to announce that Rob da Bank will be blogging for Virtual Festivals each week over the coming summer.

Soulwax, 2ManyDJs added to Bestival line-up

Soulwax, 2ManyDJs added to Bestival line-up

Soulwax and 2ManyDJs have been added to the Bestival line-up.

Massive Attack to headline Bestival

Massive Attack to headline Bestival

Bestival has announced two of its headliners and a slew of live acts and DJs as well as new site additions.

Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up

Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up

Welcome to Virtual Festivals' weekly news round up. Here are the big stories you may have missed over the last seven days...

EXCULSIVE: DJ Yoda for Bestival, Glastonbury

EXCULSIVE: DJ Yoda for Bestival, Glastonbury

DJ Yoda is set to play at Glastonbury and Bestival this summer, Virtual Festivals can exclusively reveal.

Rob Da Bank to publish festivals book

Rob Da Bank to publish festivals book

Bestival creator Rob Da Bank is set to publish his own book on festivals.

Friendly Fires to play Bestival 2009

Friendly Fires to play Bestival 2009

Friendly Fires will play Bestival this year, the band have let slip.

Bestival confirm 'space' theme for 2009

Bestival confirm 'space' theme for 2009

Astronauts, aliens and orbiting spacecakes are just a few of the likely sights at next year's Bestival, after organisers confirmed an extraterrestrial dressing up theme.

Space Spectacular theme for Bestival 2009?

Space Spectacular theme for Bestival 2009?

The fancy dress theme for next year's Bestival looks set to be Space Spectacular, a reliable blog has revealed.

Glastonbury 2008 failed to make a profit

Glastonbury 2008 failed to make a profit

Glastonbury Festival did not make a profit for the first time since its 1970 inception, Michael Eavis has revealed.

AIF announces Security Task Force scheme

AIF announces Security Task Force scheme

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has announced its Security Task Force scheme.

Bestival 2009 early bird tickets sell out

Bestival 2009 early bird tickets sell out

Early bird tickets for the Bestival 2009 have sold out in record time.

Bestival Reunion Tour announced

Bestival Reunion Tour announced

Mystery Jets, De La Soul, Florence And The Machine and Rob Da Bank are among the acts hitting the road as part of the Bestival Reunion Tour.

Bestival 2009 tickets on sale now

Bestival 2009 tickets on sale now

Tickets for next year's Bestival have just gone on sale at this year's prices.

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