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BESTIVERSITY INSPIRED BY GOLDSMITHS, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON LINE-UP REVEALED
THE FUTURE OF…
CURRENCY / FARMING IN AFRICA / CIRCULAR ECONOMY / JOBS / SUSTAINABILITY /
BIODIVERSITY / THE UK & THE EU / CITIES /CHARITY / SPIRITUALITY / SEX
HOW WE CHANGE BEHAVIOUR / EMPATHY / COMPASSION
EXPLORING THE WILD COLOURS OF CREATIVITY / HOW IS ART TAKING DOWN THE OIL INDUSTRY?
ANXIETY IN YOUR 20S: HOW IT’S AFFECTING MORE WOMEN THAN EVER
If future-facing illumination is your thing, then Bestiversity inspired by Goldsmiths, University of London, tucked snugly into the realms of The Amphitheatre, is where you need to be each day between midday and 3pm. Dishing out neural nourishment witha series of compelling talks by the cream of the future-thinking crop, this year’s Bestiversity line-up runs the gamut of intrigue from the weird & wonderful to the scientific, political and downright nerdy!
Rob da Bank says: “If you’re looking to take the edge off the brilliant night before you can’t go wrong with a bit of Bestiversity. Inspired by my alma mater, Goldsmiths, and full of engaging info on the way forward for subjects as diverse as spirituality, compassion and sex, make sure you feed your brains with a bit of The Future!”
EVEN MORE NEW MUSIC FOR
JAGUAR SKILLS / ASHWORTH / BUGGED OUT’S LITTLE BUGGER
CIRQUE DU SOUL / JOE SMOOTH / JUSTIN ROBERTSON / KID CANAVERAL
NIMMO / ROY DAVIS JR / STRONG ASIAN MOTHERS / SWMRS
A MAN CALLED ADAM / AIDAN KNIGHT / ARDYN BOBBY ODONNELL / BURT COPE
CC SMUGGLERS / DEAF BY DISCO / DJ GG / DR SID / ELLA AND THE BLISTERS
FEELING GLOOMY’S BOWIE TRIBUTE / FULL NELSON / GRACELAND
GREG’S GREATS / IAN VOID / IDIOT SAVANT / JAY-L /JULES AND LISA
KAF-TAN / KEMBACK / LUCY CAIT / MARTIN DAVIES / MISS CHAMELEON
MOJO FILTER / NICK GABRIEL / NOBLE JACKS / NOT SAFFRON
PETE KOSANOVICH / REV MILO SPEEDWAGON / STEVIE WONDERLAND
TASTY LOPEZ & KARISTOCAT / THE BEAU BOW BELLES
THE BLACK KAT BOPPERS / THE CAULFIELD BEATS
THE MEN THAT WILL NOT BE BLAMED FOR NOTHING / THE SHELLAC COLLECTIVE
THE TOM SEALS BAND / THOMAS URV / TIMO GARCIA / TOM COLBORN
TONY TUNES / UNCLE JUNIOR / VOTE PEDRO / VULA VIEL
ZIRIGUIDUM SAMBA BAND
The clock is ticking and The Future is very nearly here. With just over two weeks until Bestival 2016’s psychedelic adventures begin we give you even more amazing musical greats who will take you on wild, harmonic excursions and keep you reaching for the lasers long into the night at the greatest party on the planet this September on the Isle of Wight.
Rob da Bank says: “The Future is fast approaching and I’m super-excited about all the new explorers who will be joining us on our journey into the unknown. From dance music legend and big Sunday Best favourite Joe Smooth and sublime selector Jaguar Skills, to hot tips Ashworth, Kid Canaveral and Nimmo there’s a little bit of something for everyone, just the way we like it!”
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ENTER IN TO THE SPIRIT OF BESTIVAL:
DANCE YOUR NAKED TRUTH / GLOW SHOW / EYE C OPEN MIC
HOOP AND GLORY WITH MELA WELLA / KICKING THE SHIT OUT OF YOURSELF
MENS SPACE / NAMASTE BITCHES! / SACRED SISTERS / SHAKE AWAKE
SHAKE YOUR SHAKTI / I SEE YOU / THE QUAY TO THE FUTURE / CND
CELESTIAL DREAMING / THE MEDICINE SHOW
Bringing you the future of festival’s now, Bestival 2016 will be a wonderland of dusk till dawn Spaceport raving, psychedelic adventuring, Slow Motion revitalisation and Mexican wrestling at the greatest party the future has ever seen. But every summer will always be a summer of love to us, with the eternal sunshine of peace and love guiding us across Robin Hill’s rolling fields. And so, heading back to where our future started with flowers in our hair, we are very pleased indeed to announce the line-up for The Commune, our vibe central on the Isle of Wight that resonates with the spirit of Bestival.
Commune curator Bobby Lost says: “We’re so excited to be bringing The Commune back. Last year it was all we dreamed it could be; a beautiful space to come and move outside your comfort zone without getting off your chops’”.
We are just t-minus 55 days until we hit the launch pad and blast off into Outer Space for Camp Bestival 2016! With an intergalactic array of fun and games, music, kids’ entertainment, theatre, shows, attractions, and delicious food and drink, it’s enough to make you starry-eyed this 28-31 July at Lulworth Castle! Due to very popular demand for space exploration, we are putting a very limited release of day tickets on sale this Friday, 3rd June, at 9am. And here’s a tantalising selection of all the things you can discover…
On Friday 29th July there will be cosmic music from Jess Glynne, Squeeze, DJ Yoda, Jamie Lawson, Turin Brakes, David Rodigan, Trevor Nelson, Reggie & Bollie, Kiko Bun, The Cuban Brothers, Alice Jemima, Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer, and many more. While kids and family entertainment comes from Aliens Love Underpants, Mr Motivator, Lazytown, Royal Albert Hall Presents: Albert’s Band, Kids Nutty Disco, Big Fish Little Fish, Kids Talent Show, Musical Mania: Planet Frozen, Brit School Workshop, Strictly Fun, and West End Kids’ Musical Theatre Workshop.
Saturday 30th July will see the heavens resplendent with live music an DJ sets from Fatboy Slim, Katy B, Sasha, Arrested Development, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Dawn Penn, Loyle Carner, Beaty Heart, Jaspar James, Norman Jay MBE and many more. While kids and family entertainment comes courtesy of Mr Tumble, Dick and Dom, Aliens Love Underpants, The Chuckle Brothers, Big Fish Little Fish, Kids Disco with Pans People, Kids Talent Show, Royal Albert Hall Presents: Albert’s Band, Brit School, Musical Mania: Planet Frozen, West End Kids Workshop, Musical Mania: Blast Off and Strictly Fun.
Sunday 31st July will bring our universal adventures to a close with live acts and DJs, including Tears for Fears, Anne-Marie, Bananarama, KT Tunstall, Brand New Heavies, ESPA, Royal Albert Hall Orchestra, Greg Wilson, Purple Rave with Tayo & Rob da Bank, Xylaroo, Isiah Dreads and many more. And there will be kids & family entertainment from Aliens Love Underpants, Jasper Carrott, Big Fish Little Fish, Junior Jungle Rave, Kids Talent Show, Music Mania: Blast Off, Brit School Workshop, Musical Mania: Planet Frozen, Dorset Wrecks Sea Shanty Group, and West End Kids.
And we’ll have universal family fun all weekend long including The World’s Biggest Bouncy Castle, Mission Control, National Space Centre, The Science Museum, UK Space Agency, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Explorer Domes: Pop Up Planetariums, Okido Magazine, Brickies Lego Space Academy, Urban Astronaut, World Record Breaking Bubble Shows, Gobbledegook Presents Cosmic Cocktails, Astro Pi Code Club Workshops, National Trust ’50 things meadow’, Fore/Adventure: Family Firelighting & Lulworth Lake Picnics, Lizzie’s Way, The Ate Trust: Woodland Warriors & Space Agents, Longdown Festival Farm: Petting Zoo, Wild Thymes: Lost at Lulworth, Tudor Cookery, Tudor Costume Tent, Tudor Games, Tudor Theatre Tent, Tudor Traditional Crafts, Tudors on Tour, Have A Go Cross Bow, King’s Tent, Aardman Films Presents ‘A Grand Day Out’, Bestival Inflatable Church, Literary Institute, The Den, Caravanserai, The Travelling Barn, Art Town, Freesports Park, Science Tent, Son Et Lumiere Fireworks, Sunday Best Cardboard Record Shop, Wall of Death, Disco, Face Painting, Maypole Dancing, Morris Dancers, Soft Play Tent (Under 5s), Dressing Up Area & Catwalk, Charities, and even a Knitting Tent!
Day tickets numbers are limited so hurry!
Don’t miss out on our out of space adventures keep on checking our website, Facebook and Twitter for all the latest sub space communications.
Camp Bestival Festival DAY Ticket Info:
Tickets are on sale now via: Ticketline / 0844 888 4410
Lulworth Heritage Centre, Lulworth Cove
Discover Purbeck Information Centre, Warhead
Age 13-17 £40.00
Age 10-12 £31.00
Age 5-9 £15.00
Age 4 & Under £5.00
Babes in Arms £0.00
Busting out from the houses of joy, our mighty main stage is going to take a spanking as we turn up the levels on a Future soundclash that will bring Bestival 2016 to a jubilant close. Announcing not one but two Sunday night headliners, hip-hop will meet dancehall for a mind-blowingly triumphant booty shaking party in the ultimate Sunday night head to head on the Isle of Wight.
Rob da Bank says: “We love a big finale at Bestival, we also love hip-hop and dancehall and a massive soundsystem superclash between Wiz Khalifa and Sean Paul seems like a solid plan to close off another big weekend of music of raving, partying and expanding your minds at Bestival. Pull up!”
PREPARE TO BE AMAZED:
THE CARNIVAL IS COMING TO CAMP BESTIVAL!
DON’T MISS OUR BRAND NEW SHADYLADY STAGE FEATURING:
SHADEMAKERS / CIRQUE BIJOU / MARAWAS MAJORETTES
KINETIKA BLOCO / METAMORPHOSIS / AREA 51 / BATALA PORTSMOUTH
REGGAE AEROBICS / DANCE VIBEZ / THE STEELERS
THE HAPPY SKIFFLERS / SHADEMAKERS SHOW / LBV DANCE
GORK AND GIMBLE / URBAN ASTRONAUT / JUNIOR JUNGLE
ENERGIZER / RYDE EXTREME PERFORMERS / OLLY ROBERTSON
PLUS, SIDESHOWS & WALKABOUTS FROM:
JURASSIC CSI / IGOR RASPUTIN’S CARAVAN OF LOST SOULS
KAPOW / HORNS OF PLENTY / PELICAN POST
LADIES OF THE LAWN / VIREVOLANTE
Roll up, roll up it’s carnival time at Camp Bestival. Prepare to be dazzled and amazed, for in among all the intergalactic action and Outer Space adventures, team CB’s roustabouts have once again teamed up with Arts Council England to gather together a whole galaxy of eye-popping amusements for your delight on the Shadylady Stage which will be making its debut at Lulworth Castle, this July!
Cosmic Ringmaster Rob da Bank says: “We all love a good carnival and last year’s show was honestly one of the best spectacles I’ve witnessed EVER at Camp Bestival – a madcap cornucopia of colour, flamboyance and artistic excellence – some truly great costumes… cannot wait to see it in action again!”
Phil Gibby, Area Director, South West, Arts Council England, said: “We’re really pleased to be supporting Carnival at Camp Bestival. Carnival is a participatory public celebration and has the ability to engage a depth and breadth of audiences, bringing people together in a shared and uplifting experience”.
There will be bounteous colourful collaborations, costumes and chaos featuring the Isle of Wight’s Shademakers, kaleidoscopic umbrella troupe Cirque Bijou, hula-hooping marvels Marawa’s Majorettes, musical mash-up merchants Kinetika Bloco and storytellers Metamorphosis, whose giant butterflies and caterpillar are not to be missed.
There will be fire shows and stilt action from Area 51, drum madness from Batala Portsmouth, skanking workouts from Reggae Aerobics, body moving from Isle of Wight dance school Dance Vibez, steel pan joy from The Steelers, proto-rock n roll from The Happy Skifflers, gala Dimanche Gras style behaviour from the Shademakers Show, disco planets from the Energizer Space Base and dance and aerial shenanigans from LBV Dance.
Plus, we will have performances from Gork and Gimble, Urban Astronaut, Junior Jungle and Ryde Extreme Performers.
And that’s not all, as there will be sideshows and walkabouts all weekend long from Jurassic CSI, Igor Rasputin’s Caravan of Lost Souls, Kapow, Horns of Plenty, Pelican Post, Ladies of The Lawn, Virevolante and the Skip Team.
Don’t miss the enormous Day Parade on Sunday or our luminous Night Parades on Friday and Saturday evening. If you do, don’t worry because you can head to the Shadylady Stage every day to catch a bit of the action! This year’s Carnival line-up has been produced by Kirsty Henderson in collaboration with Camp Bestival and one of Europe’s leading and most original carnival groups, Shademakers.
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