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The Britannia Times


Published on 7th. November 2016

We're heading back to London for the UK Festival Awards 2016!

Some Great News

We have just found out we have made the shortlist for the 2016 UK Festival Awards for 'The Extra Festival Activity Award'

We'll be heading down to The Roundhouse, London on the 28th November to join in the celebration of the best festivals in the UK.

Last year we scooped the top award for 'Best Non Music Festival' so wish us luck!

The Category

The advent of the ‘boutique festival’ has created a huge paradigm shift in the festival market, incurring an increased demand for pop-up performances, mass participation games, eclectic cuisine, quirky installations and overall aesthetics. This award celebrates the most creative auxiliary initiative undertaken on this year’s festival circuit.

The Finalists

Bearded Theory for the Bearded Festival School
Bestival for the World’s Biggest Bouncy Castle
Blissfields for Snow White and the 700 Dwarves pantomime
Bluedot for Brian Eno’s Lovell Telescope art installation
Deer Shed for its onsite movie Monsters vs. Machines
Eroica Britannia for The Ride
Kendal Calling for Tim Peak’s Diner
Nozstock for the Clean Campsite Competition
The Big Feastival for The Herb Garden
Wonder Fields for its workshops and educational activities


Eroica Britannia, the award winning 3-day family festival with an 100 mile perimeter and a 45,000 festival visitor audience.

Hosted in The Peak District National Park it is a celebration of the Best of Great British through food and drink, live music, acres of shopping, craftsmanship, on-site camping.

Festival visitors enjoy a 2-day run up to the highly anticipated crescendo of the event which happens on the third day. The Ride, attracted a pre-registered audience of 4,500 riders, the biggest to date. This is no ordinary ride! Participants must ride pre-1987 road bikes and be dressed to impress in matching era vintage apparel.

World famous in just its third year and nick named 'The World's Most Handsome Bike Ride' riders are drawn in from China, the USA, Australia, Europe and Japan to join in on The Great British Adventure.

Riders choose routes of 30,55 or 100 miles, which navigate the white roads, hills, trails of The Peak District and stop at the lesser known villages of the area at 'feast stops' for local beer, wine, food and vibe. Riders return to the Festival to a rapturous welcome home party.

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