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Camp Bestival - the baby sister festival to the multi-award-winning Bestival ('Best Medium-Sized Festival' UK Festival Awards 2005/6/7) and now an award winner in its own right


  • Camp Bestival Theme Announced For 2018

    A life on the ocean wave is the one for us, so Team CB are very excited indeed to reveal that our theme for 2018 is Camp Bestival Sets Sail!

  • Camp Bestival Theme Announced

    Celebrating our landmark tenth festi-holiday in style, Camp Bestival gets its rocks off with a theme guaranteed to get the whole family dancing all weekend long.

  • Reaching for the Stars at Camp Bestival

    Team CB are very excited to announce the DJ line-up for this year’s Camp Bestival Outer Space extravaganza. And you can be sure that the moon walk is just one of the signature moves that we’ll be busting out as we reach for the firmament of dancefloor stars.

  • Space is the Place at Camp Bestival

    The intrepid Camp Bestival crew have been travelling through the universe in search of the very best space-based entertainment to thrill and enthral one and all when we head in to Outer Space this July 28-31 at Lulworth Castle, Dorset.

  • Camp Bestival's Line-up Expands

    Kicking off 2016 in astronomic fashion, Team CB are set to dispel the January blues with a cavalcade of cosmic treats that will keep rocketeers and space people dancing all weekend long this coming July 28-31.

  • Camp Bestival 2015 Now Including Professor Green, Wretch 32 & More

    Joining our three previously announced headliners, we’ll have loads more brilliant live music from the likes of Hackney’s finest, Professor Green and lyrical gymnast, Wretch 32...

  • Camp Bestival Announce First Acts For 2015 Festival

    It might be cold outside but things are really hotting up at Camp Bestival HQ as the first acts for Camp Bestival 2015 are announced!

  • Camp Bestival UK Festival Awards Best Family Festival 2014

    Camp Bestival has triumphed yet again at the UK Festival Awards, claiming the Best Family Festival Award for the second year on the trot, and for the fourth time in the festival’s six year history.

  • Camp Bestival Goes Wild for 2015

    Inspired by our love of getting out into the open air and running free, Team CB are extremely excited to announce a brilliant new theme that’s very close to all of our hearts. That’s right, we’re putting Mother Nature front and centre for 2015, as Ca

  • The Den Camp Bestivals New Place To Escape

    For the first time ever Camp Bestival is very excited to present The Den, an amazing new area dedicated solely to 13 – 17 yr olds.

  • Camp Bestival unveils the first wave of Circus Greats

    A veritable wealth of incredible treats for your delectation this coming July 31st to August 3rd guaranteeing you a festi-holiday experience like no other at a castle camp site by the sea.

  • Camp Bestival Early Bird Tickets For 2014

    Dates for Camp Bestival 2014 are confirmed as Thursday 31st July to Sunday 3rd August, 2014. Early Bird tickets are on sale now with our innovative weekly payment plan available for people to buy tickets.

  • Camp Bestival A Is For Ash!

    Starting from today we will be unveiling the A to Z of Camp Bestival 2013. Giving you the lowdown on some of the treats we’ve got in store for our Lulworth Castle jamboree from August 1st to 4th, we’ve got an absolute belter to kick things off.

  • Four Weeks To Go Until Camp Bestival!

    Can you believe that it’s just four weeks until the gates open for our fifth Camp Bestival?

  • Camp Bestival 100 Free Things For Kids!

    There really is so much to do at Camp Bestival you’ll be spoilt rotten for choice every single day. Some of the major highlights of this year’s 100s of Free Things for Kids include...

  • Comedy At Camp Bestival

    We’re delighted that Police Academy legend and ‘Man of 10,000 Voices’, Michael Winslow will be wowing the crowds at this year’s Camp Bestival. An utter genius who does the seemingly impossible with just his voice

  • Camp Bestival really Hotting Up!

    A host of new acts announced for our July family-friendly festival Camp Bestival including Live Acts, DJs, Talks, Interviews & Discussions, Spoken Word & Literature plus Music Quiz, Rob da Bank's Music Club and Morris Dancers Galore!!

  • Happy Mondays Headlining Sunday Night At Camp Bestival

    Happy Mondays will be headlining Sunday night; Dodgy, Little Roy, Redlight, Josh Kumra, Ryan Keen and Jenny O join the live line-up

  • Jimmy Carr Announced for top slot on Camp Bestival's Comedy lineup

    Following last week’s mega Camp Bestival announcement we are very pleased to be able to announce the comedy headliner for 2012 and even more ace live acts and DJs.

  • Camp Bestival Confirmed Lineup To Include Hot Chip!

    The lineup for this years Camp Bestival is now released and has a myriad or artists including Hot Chip, Rizzle Kicks and many many more!

  • Jo Whiley launches a festival event of the year at Camp Bestival 2011

    Jo Whiley launches a summer of 'Persil Pass on the Love' Picnics at this years Camp Bestival. Space Hoppers and Rubik’s cubes? Well, happily the traditional teddy bears picnic is set for a refresh this year thanks to Jo Whiley and Persil

  • Camp Bestival Volunteers needed

    Do you love festivals? But struggle to afford buying tickets. Why not become a festival volunteer and work behind the bars serving some of the biggest bands in the world of music.

  • Camp Bestival Announces More Music and Comedy

    Camp Bestival 2011, which takes place between 28-31 July at the picturesque Lulworth Castle in Dorset, has added more to the line up!

  • Laura Marling Announced for Camp Bestival

    Laura Marling, Jaguar Skills, Gentlemen's Dub Club and more announced for this years Camp Bestival at the beautiful Lulworth Castle

  • Camp Bestival Unveils 1ST Acts on Line Up

    Dorset's Camp Bestival has Unveiled its first acts on this years rapturous line up.

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