Fantastic Festival Feedback – WinkBall at Cornbury Music Festival

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New Venue Great Tew Park hosts “Posh-stock” featuring Eliza Doolittle, Cyndi Lauper and Mick Hucknall singing with The Faces!

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This weekend saw the British festival summer go from strength to strength with the Cornbury music festival. WinkBall.com, the UK’s no. 1 video website brought their exciting video coverage to the weekend festivities and captured all the action as it happened.

Located in the harmonious and rural surroundings of Oxfordshire in Great Tew Park, Cornbury Festival has been known in the festival circuit as ‘Posh-stock’ for its idyllic and serene atmosphere and all round family fun – WinkBall reporters caught PM David Cameron there last year! The festival, hosting an array of sublime musical acts for all ages, such as quirky pop singer Eliza Doolittle, musical legend Cyndi Lauper, acoustic singer-songwriter James Blunt and rock and roll greats The Faces (now comprising of Mick Hucknall on vocals), Cornbury Festival 2011 was a weekend to remember for all involved. With WinkBall video reporters at the heart of Cornbury action, they spoke to the many families and festival goers in attendance and found out from them what makes Cornbury Festival such a unique and enjoyable festival, all through the emotional power of online video. By speaking to the fans and giving them an exciting and open platform to express their views, share their feelings and to have their say, WinkBall have created a fascinating insight into Cornbury Festival 2011 and discovered what makes it such a fantastic music festival for fans.

Speaking to the many fans in attendance, WinkBall managed to create a unique video story from Cornbury’s first to final day. By asking specifically tailored questions to fans, WinkBall recorded valuable insight into fan opinion for Cornbury and future Cornbury festivals. With the festival now in its eighth year and now in a new location, Great Tew Park, WinkBall gathered opinion on the move with many fans praising the new location for its “increased and improved size” and “openness”. WinkBall also asked who fans would have liked to see perform as headliners for next year’s Cornbury, with acts the likes of ‘Example’, ‘Paolo Nutini’ and ‘Jessie J’ being just some of the acts fans would love to see perform for next year’s Cornbury.

Hearing what the fans had to say about Cornbury 2011, WinkBall has produced a unique video snapshot of public opinion that not only has tapped into the true spirit of Cornbury Festival, but has created fantastic festival feedback and valuable insight into the festival as a whole.
WinkBall has given thousands of festival goers so far the chance to communicate festival happiness and leave their festival testimonials across the UK festival scene. Cornbury Festival is just one of the many music festivals WinkBall.com will be covering this summer. Be sure to have your say and look out for the yellow and blue of WinkBall reporters.

To see WinkBall’s exciting festival coverage so far, go to the following link;

http://www.winkball.com/users/JGRDzKQbl1_J

And to see just some of WinkBall’s coverage of Cornbury Festival 2011, go to the following links;

http://www.winkball.com/walls/WkN1o0IAiCAU/cornbury-festival-friday

http://www.winkball.com/walls/wv7ZgXiaQsSG/cornbury-festival-friday-part-two

http://www.winkball.com/walls/qsMK5eHzbZaL/cornbury-festival-saturday

Notes to Editors:
About WinkBall

WinkBall is the British video network that specialises in capturing the public’s passion at events - as they happen - and providing vox-pop and video services to clients worldwide.

Now the UK’s no. 1 video website, WinkBall’s interactive Video Walls, Blogs, Forums and Messaging technologies create the ultimate online presence by engaging with the people who truly matter. This provides a dynamic, mass media, social and participatory experience to connect with the public and targeted communities. Services include vox-pop creation, consumer interviewing, market research, event coverage, video reporter hire, and business and product videos.

Featured on the BBC, CNN, CNBC, Sky News and many more, WinkBall were also nominated finalists in the PR Week Awards 2010 and the CIPR Excellence Awards, 2010.

The technology was designed and built in London in 2005 as a quintessentially British collaboration between academic inventiveness (Goldsmiths, University of London) and commercial endeavour. Co-founded by Dr James Ohene-Djan and Duncan Barclay and launched 18 months ago, WinkBall.com has had nearly 35 million hits (about 1.25 million regular viewers per month) and has a growth rate of 25% per month.

Contact WinkBall:
Info(@)winkball(dot)com                020 8962 3030
Head of Press:
Jennifer(@)winkball(dot)com                020 8962 3033

Contact WinkBall’s PR, Max Clifford Associates:
Victoria Cameron
Victoria(@)maxclifford(dot)com            020 7408 2350

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