UK Festival Awards 2011 details released

Judging panel to decide winners this time around

UK Festival Awards 2011 details released

Photographer: Sara BowreyDaniel Lomas on 05 May 2011

The awards, which will take place on Tuesday 15 November at the Roundhouse Camden, will see a judging panel of over 100 journalists and experienced reviewers pick the winners, in a move to ensure fairer voting.


This new system applies to the ‘Best Festival’ award categories, including Best Major / Medium / Small Festival, Best Metropolitan Festival, Best New Festival, Best Family Festival, and Best Toilets.


The festival-going public will still be able to have their say, however, in the new Fan’s Favourite Festival category as well as existing public-voted categories such as Headliner of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and Best Overseas Festival.


Last year’s sold-out event saw AC/DC, Florence & The Machine, Paolo Nutini and Biffy Clyro honoured, with T In The Park Festival Director Geoff Ellis picking up the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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