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Latitude, TRNSMT Among Winners At UK Festival Awards

Latitude, TRNSMT Among Winners At UK Festival Awards

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LONDON (CelebrityAccess) — Latitude, TRNSMT, and Secret Garden Party Founder Freddie Fellowes were among the winners at the 2017 UK Festival Awards.

Fellowes was recognized with an Outstanding Contribution to Festivals Award awards for his efforts in the world of the boutique festival market.

“I feel very humbled by this, and to tell the honest truth, this has been not only an honor and a privilege but also an utter blast to have been a part of,” said Fellowes while accepting his award. “Every year so many people gave so much to make this party and in return got so much back from it. It was beautiful. I’m glad for all of those people that it’s been recognized.”

Other winners on the night included Manchester-based promoter SJM Concerts, the co-owner of the T In the Park, picked up the award for Promoter of the Year.

Latitude was named Best Major Festival for 2017, while TRNSMT claimed the award for Best New Festival. DHP Family’s multi-city Dot To Dot was recognized as the Best Festival For Emerging Talent for 2017.

First established in 2004, the awards are voted for by the public. This year’s awards gala moved from its former home at the Roundhouse to the Troxy in East London, with comedian Rufus Hound serving as the master of ceremonies for the event.


The full list of award recipient

Best Major Festival
In association with Ticketmaster
Latitude Festival

Best Major Festival
In association with Ticketmaster 
Latitude Festival

Best Medium-Sized Festival
In association with Peppermint Bars 
End Of The Road

Best Small Festival
Lost Village

Best New Festival
In association with Skiddle 
TRNSMT Festival

Best Metropolitan Festival
Slam Dunk Festival

Best Family Festival
Camp Bestival

Best Non-Music Festival
Bournemouth 7s

Promoter of the Year
In association with Imaginators 
SJM Concerts

Agency of the Year
Coda Agency

The Brand Activation Award
In association with CGA 
The JägerHaus

The Grass Roots Festival Award

Best Overseas Festival
Outlook Festival

Best Festival For Emerging Talent
In association with Skiddle 
Dot to Dot Festival

Line-Up of the Year
In association with Tuned In Travel 
Liverpool Music Week

Best Festival Production
In association with PRG XL Video 
Lost Village

Marketing Campaign of the Year
Kendal Calling with Tour.Media

The Innovation Award
In association with Transition Video 
The Loop

Concession of the Year

Best Hospitality
In association with Pernod Ricard 
Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park

The Outstanding Contribution to Festivals Award
Freddie Fellowes


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