December 2, 2013 22:13

Arctic Monkeys, Download, Rudimental amongst winners at UK Festival Awards

Daft Punk, Kendal Calling, Camp Bestival were also honored at the London ceremony

Arctic Monkeys, Download, Rudimental amongst winners at UK Festival Awards

Photo: Jenn Five/NME

The 10th annual UK Festival Awards ceremony took place this evening (December 2) at London's Roundhouse venue.

Download was named Best Major Festival and Arctic Monkeys' set at Glastonbury scored the gong for Headline Performance Of The Year. Best Medium Sized Festival was Kendal Calling and Rudimental were named Breakthrough Act Of The Year. Best Dance Event was Creamfields, Best Metropolitan Event was Dot To Dot and Camp Bestival was named as 2013's Best Family Event. Festival-goers voted on what they rated most this festival season, creating a shortlist for each award. Over 575,000 votes were cast in total. Scroll down for a list of winners.

Meanwhile, a number of awards were decided upon by expert panels. They named Coda the Agency Of The Year, Latitude was awarded Best Line-Up, Concession Of The Year was Strumpets with Crumpets, Shambala was given The Greener Festival Award, Best Brand Activation was Virgin Media, The Extra-Festival Activity Award was given to Wilderness, Promoter Of The Year was Paddy Glasgow and Best Use Of New Technology went to Barclaycard British Summer Time. Green Man Festival director Fiona Stewart won the Outstanding Contribution to Festivals Award.

The winners of the 2013 UK Festival Awards are:

Best Major Festival
Download

Best Medium Sized Festival
Kendal Calling

Best Small Festival
Bearded Theory

Best New Festival
We Are FSTVL

Best Dance Event
Creamfields

Best Metropolitan Event
Dot To Dot

Best Family Event
Camp Bestival

Best Grassroots Event
2000trees Festival

Best Toilets
ArcTanGent

Best Overseas Festival
Snowbombing (Austria)

Headline Performance Of The Year
Arctic Monkeys – Glastonbury

Anthem Of The Summer
Daft Punk – 'Get Lucky'

Breakthrough Act Of The Year
Rudimental

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