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Wolf Alice, Glastonbury and The Libertines pick up 2014 UK Festival Awards

11th annual event took place at a London ceremony last night.

Photo: Mike Massaro

Last night, the 11th annual UK Festival Awards took place with a glitzy ceremony at London Roundhouse.

Amongst the big winners in 2014: Glastonbury, for Best Major Festival, and Wolf Alice, who picked up the award for Best Breakthrough Act, the same day as being longlisted for the BBC Sound of 2015.

Elsewhere, The Libertines picked up Headline Performance of the Year for their comeback gig at Hyde Park. They acknowledged the award via a Pete Doherty video speech, pre-recorded from a rehab clinic in Thailand.

Best Toilets - the all important award - went to V Festival.

See the full list of winners below.

UK Festival Awards 2014 Winners:

Best Major Festival:
Glastonbury Festival

Best Medium-Sized Festival:
We Are FSTVL

Best Small Festival:
The Zoo Project Festival

Best New Festival:
The Secret Festival

Best Family Festival:
Camp Bestival

Best Metropolitan Festival:
Live at Leeds

Best Dance Event:
Creamfields

The Grass Roots Festival Award:
Leopallooza

Best Overseas Festival:
Tomorrowland (Belgium)

Best Toilets:
V Festival

Headline Performance of the Year:
The Libertines at British Summer Time, Hyde Park

Best Breakthrough Artist:
Wolf Alice

Anthem of the Summer:
Calvin Harris, ‘Summer’

Line-Up Of The Year:
Festival Number 6

Best Use of New Technology:
The Parklife Weekender.

The Outstanding Contribution to Festivals Award:
Rob da Bank

Tags: The Libertines, Wolf Alice, News

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