Camp Bestival Castle

Camp Bestival Adds More


Underworld / Clean Bandit / Kaiser Chiefs /

The Cat in the Hat Live / Dick vs Dom Go Wild in the Ring 



Mr Tumble 


Professor Green / Wretch32 / Kate Tempest / Bob Geldof / Soul II Soul / Level 42 / Alison Moyet / Ella Eyre / Cymande / 808 State / Buzzcocks /nDJ Yoda / The Cuban Brothers / The Crazy World of Arthur Brown / Slaves / Only The Young / George The Poet / Eliza Carthy / Spooky Men’s Chorale / Mr Wilson’s Second Liners / Ekkah / The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band / Weymouth Ukeleleans / Sinful Maggie / Folk Idol / Reggaerobics


Insect Circus / West End Kids / BRIT School / Royal Albert Hall Albert’s Band / Funky Little Choir 


BRIT School / West End Kids / Workshop Patrol 


The Chrysalis Garden / The Train Trip /

Wild Adventures: the biggest, best and wildest activities yet


Lucky Cat Hospitality, Camping Plus Premium Camping, Breastival Mother & Baby Chill Out, Hot Showers, Festaxi, Airstreams, Tipis, Yurts & more 


The Greatest Tent On Earth, Guardian Literary Institute, The Feast Collective, The Den, Comedy, Caravanserai, Oberon’s Observatory, Camp Bestival Bluecoats, Morris Dancers, and loads more Wild Things still to be announced!

Going wilder than ever before our festi-holiday frolics are already off to a cracking start with previously announced headline sets from Underworld, Clean Bandit & Kaiser Chiefs and brand new family shows from The Cat in the Hat Live and Dick vs Dom Go Wild in the Ring. Now we have even more news of fantastic live acts, big Camp Bestival faves, mega-wild workshops and brand new attractions, all joining us at Lulworth Castle on the dramatic Jurassic Coast this 30th July – 2nd August, when Camp Bestival Goes Wild!

Chief Wild Thing Rob da Bank says: “I don’t know where to start with our typically all encompassing, diverse and pretty wild line-up. Maybe at the end, with electronic mega-dons Underworld revving up for the grand finale on Sunday all the way back through iconic pop from Alison Moyet, Level 42 and Bob Geldof, young guns Wretch 32, Pro Green and Clean Bandit, plus the hottest new blood Kate Tempest, Slaves and George The Poet. I’m really hoping there’s a lot to discover at Camp Besti 2015. Not forgetting our most requested act every year and a total legend: Mr Tumble!

“As Camp veterans know, music is only one part of the adventure and our incredible creative crew have really pulled it out of the bag with some really wild arts and kids shenanigans from The Train Trip to West End Kids and all the amazing workshops and wild activities to boot. Really hope to see you at our castle by the sea in sunny Lulworth in July!”

We are massively excited once again to be able to announce a bill-topping slot from the man, the legend, Mr Tumble. A true force of nature, the utter hysteria surrounding a Mr Tumble performance at Camp Bestival makes Beatlemania look like a Black Lace come back. The wildest high jinx are guaranteed from the number one kids’ clown, so whatever you do, don’t dare miss Mr Tumble when he assumes his throne at Lulworth Castle!

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, who commented “I’m extremely excited to be coming to play for my fans at Camp Bestival, expect a special show! See you in the summer!”

We’ll also have Mercury Prize nominee and long-time Camp Bestival favourite Kate Tempest, world famous philanthropist and sometime Boomtown Rat Bob Geldof, legendary dance machine Soul II Soul, 80s pop powerhouse, Level 42, incredible chanteuse Alison Moyet, the silky voiced Ella Eyre, funk and rare groove legends, Cymande, proper Manchester rave crew 808 State, original punk-pop geniuses Buzzcocks, turntable maestro DJ Yoda, and funny funkers, The Cuban Brothers.

Bringing new meaning to the word campfire, we’ll also have all out action from psychedelic warriors The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, in your face duo Slaves, bubble gum upstarts Only the Young, BBC Sound of 2015 finalist George the Poet, folk royalty Eliza Carthy, and Australian male vocal group Spooky Men’s Chorale. Plus we’ll have raucous times with Mr Wilson’s Second Liners, Ekkah, The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, Weymouth Ukeleleans, Sinful Maggie, Folk Idol and Reggaerobics.

Back on board and chomping at the bit to go wild with us, we have a host of Camp Bestival favourites with brand new shows, including the Insect Circus, West End Kids, BRIT School, Royal Albert Hall Albert’s Band and the award winning Funky Little Choir. We’ll have wild workshops aplenty from BRIT School, West End Kids and Workshop Patrol. And brand spanking new for 2015, prepare to be amazed by The Chrysalis Garden, our fabulous new spa and well-being area, and The Train Trip, an astonishing mini carnival on the right side of the tracks, plus there will be truly Wild Adventures with our biggest, bestest and wildest activities yet!

Helping you to kick back, relax and enjoy finer festival things there will, as ever, be an incredible choice of premium camping and hospitality options with great family facilities and hot showers, including Lucky Cat Hospitality, Camping Plus Premium Camping, Breastival Mother & Baby Chill Out, Airstreams, Tipis, Yurts and much, much more.

And look out for even more news about The Greatest Tent on Earth, Guardian Literary Institute, The Feast Collective, The Den, Comedy, Caravanserai, Oberon’s Observatory, Camp Bestival Bluecoats, Morris Dancers, and loads more amazingly wild things coming soon!

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Tickets for Camp Bestival 2015 (July 30th to Aug 2nd) are on sale now via: Ticketline / 0844 888 4410



You can use our 24 week payment plan to purchase your tickets meaning that an adult ticket can now be bought at a payment of just £7 per week over 24 consecutive weekly payments following an initial deposit payment. Book online via Ticketline only: select ‘Camp Bestival 2015 – Weekend Payment Plan’.

Once you have signed up to the payment plan, which basically means giving your agreement by ticking the bank mandate form on Ticketline’s website, they will automatically debit your card on a weekly basis. More info here

NB: Booking fees and a deposit (£25 per adult ticket) will be charged with your initial transaction.



Adult Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – £195*

Student Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – £180*

Age 15 to 17 Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – £113*

Age 11 to 14 Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – £88*

Age 5 to 10 Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – £20*

Age 4 & Under Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – FREE (but ticket required)*

*NB: please refer to the Camp Bestival Ticket Terms & Conditions


Car Parking – £15 advance


Campervan Ticket – £72 per vehicle – please read Campervan T&Cs here before booking


Caravan / Trailer Tent Ticket – £83 (One car only per caravan/trailer tent – no exceptions) (available via Ticketline only) – please read Caravan / Trailer Tent T&Cs here before booking


All Tickets – will incur a booking fee.



Camping Plus plots cost £125.00 (max of 2 adults and 4 children per plot) and are perfect, not only if you know you won’t be arriving as soon as the gates open, but also if you just want the comfort of knowing that you’ve got your camping space sorted. Book now.



Hospitality Camping offers luxurious creature comforts in a beautifully designed, spacious campsite with fast access to the heart of the main Castle Stage arena. With premium toilets, hot showers, free yoga sessions, private parking and a meet and greet concierge service, Hospitality Camping is the place to stay for the ultimate high-end family festival experience. Head here for more info







Tel: 0207 604 2944

Dizraeli & The Small Gods


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Howard Marks and Friends

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Featuring Live Performances From:

Howard Marks / Rhys Ifans / The Earth (Daf SFA) / Cian Ciaran (SFA) / Bunf (SFA)

With many more to be announced soon

And DJ Sets From:

Greg Wilson / Norman Jay

Venue: Kentish Town Forum

Date: Friday 27th February

Tickets: £25 – /

Announcing Howard Marks & Friends, a very special one-off event at the Kentish Town Forum on the 27th February 2015.  Following last weekend’s Observer Interview in which Howard revealed that he had inoperable cancer, many of his friends have come together to celebrate an extraordinary life with the man himself.

Screen legend Rhys Ifans, who memorably immortalised Howard on celluloid in the film adaptation of Mr Nice, will be joined by members of the Super Furry Animals, including Daf’s latest project The Earth, Cian Ciaran and Bunf, who will all be performing throughout the evening. There will also be DJ sets from Hacienda legend Greg Wilson and Good Times kingpin Norman Jay, with many more acts to be announced soon. We’re also very pleased to announce, that fittingly for an event celebrating his life, the show will be capped by an appearance from Howard himself, making Howard Marks & Friends completely unmissable.

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Common People Line-up Announced

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Saturday: Fatboy Slim

And Live Music From: De La Soul / Jaguar Skills / George the Poet /

Plastic Mermaids / Battle of the Bands winner / Funky Little Choir / Mr Motivator

DJs: Dusky / Huxley / Dense & Pika / Leon Vynehall / Luca Pilato / Jordan McKinlay 

Sunday: Special Guest Coming Soon!

Plus Clean Bandit 

And Live Music From: Band of Skulls / Kitty, Daisy & Lewis / Slaves / DJ Yoda /

The Cuban Brothers / Craig Charles / West End Kids

DJs: Derrick Carter / Rob da Bank / Friend Within / Toyboy and Robin / Muddywellies 


Immersive Bestival Antics and High Jinx /

Amazing Venues, Cocktails & Scrumptious Streetfood /

Incredible Daytime Family Fun and Much More! /


Following last month’s announcement introducing our new show, Common People, we’re massively excited to unveil our stellar inaugural line-up, featuring world renowned DJs, pop behemoths, underground legends, and more, all with lashings of Bestival’s unique magic, mayhem and merriment thrown in for good measure. A two-day metropolitan adventure, set in the verdant surrounds of Southampton Common, the all-inclusive clarion call of Common People will spread our Besti love, unifying party lovers across the south coast and beyond, for a truck load of bank holiday high jinx this 23rd & 24th May.

Common People curator, Rob da Bank said: ‘It’s been a long time coming to launch a new show from the Bestival family. We thought long and hard before deciding to base our new show in Southampton… I played my first ever DJ gig in Southampton when I was 16, so this is a real home coming for me.

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