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Festival Insights NEWS: Bluedot: Behind the Award Winning Line-Up

Ben Robinson The award for best line-up of 2022 at the UK Festival Awards went to Bluedot, which fuses music, science, arts and culture to deliver an intriguing blend in a unique environment. We got together with co-founder, Ben Robinson, to dig into the history, the ethos and that Bjork orchestral headline slot. How did…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival up for Major UK Blues Award

The extremely popular Great British R&B Festival in Colne has topped off a record breaking 2022 return by being named as a finalist in the prestigious 2023 UK Blues Awards. The 2022 Great British R&B Festival is one of five festivals up for the ‘UK Blues based festival of the year’ award, also including the…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Roskilde Festival to Receive Euro Festival Lifetime Achievement Award

With the 12th edition of the European Festival Awards set to take place on January 18th in Groningen, The Netherlands, the European Festival Awards are proud to announce that this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award will go to Roskilde Festival, its full team and volunteers in Denmark. They will receive their award in person at the…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Fiona Measham wins the UKFA’s Outstanding Contribution to Festivals Award

UK: The UK Festival Awards has announced that it will present this year’s Outstanding Contribution to Festivals Award to Professor Fiona Measham. Throughout her 30-year academic career – beginning at King’s College, Cambridge and most recently as Chair in Criminology at the University of Liverpool – Fiona’s work has been shaped by her passion for music and…
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Festival Insights NEWS: A Greener Festival announces 2018 Award winners

NETHERLANDS: International not-for-profit organisation A Greener Festival (AGF) has announced the 35 recipients of its eponymous Awards for 2018. Festivals and events from 14 countries achieved the prestigious accolade in 2018, which is awarded to those events and festivals that have demonstrated conscientiousness with regards to sustainability and a reduction in environmental impacts in 11…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Australia’s Rainbow Serpent bags A Greener Festival Award

Photo credit: James Gillot AUSTRALIA: Rainbow Serpent Festival – a four-day, 17,000 capacity music & arts festival – has won A Greener Festival Award, the first medium-sized Australian festival to do so since 2015. Previously, comparably sized Aussie events such as Bluesfest, Splendour in the Grass and Falls Festival have earned awards, but it is…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Just So Festival receives Sustainable Tourism award

UK: Cheshire’s Just So Festival has been awarded the ‘Sustainable Tourism’ Award at the 14th annual Marketing Cheshire Tourism Awards. The winners were announced at the ceremony on September 13 in Chester’s Carden Park Hotel. Just So Festival’s commitment to sustainable practices informs every part of their business. All onsite vendors use re-usable cups, and…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Latest Greener Event & Festival Award winners announced at GEI10

Photo credit: Ben Challis UK: A Greener Festival has revealed the latest recipients of its Greener Festival Awards and Greener Events Awards. The Greener Festival Awards, a scheme led by A Greener Festival, have operated since 2007, and in that time have assessed over 400 festivals worldwide and assisted them with resource efficiency, decreasing their…
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Festival Insights NEWS: A Greener Festival reveals 2017 Award winners

Photo credit: Ben Challis NETHERLANDS: The international non-profit organisation A Greener Festival has announced the 34 winners of its 11th ‘Greener Festival Awards‘, plus its first ‘Greener Event Awards’. Festivals and events from 12 countries participated in the award in 2017. Applicants undergo a rigorous assessment, site visit and post event analysis of their event’s…
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Festival Insights NEWS: A Greener Festival wins the Green Apple Award 2017

Photo credit: DGTL Festival UK: A Greener Festival, the not for profit organisation committed to helping festivals and events to minimise their environmental impact around the world, has won the Green Apple Environment Award in the international campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities. AGF competed against more than 500 other nominations in…
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