More acts for Camp Bestival!
Already full to the gunwales with incredible music and festi-holiday fun for all the family, the Camp Bestival crew are giddy with joy to welcome even more buccaneers, deckhands and swabbers aboard our ship of awe bringing all manner of ocean-sized entertainment in their wake this coming 26-29 July at Lulworth Castle, Dorset. Captain of the ship, Rob da Bank says: “Spring has sprung and summer is finally on its way, so we thought we’d give you even more seafaring fun and games for this year’s Camp B! Something for everyone is our unspoken motto and from meet and greets with family favourites, pop stars, and reggae legends, to shenanigans and hoe-downs in Caravanserai, lindy hopping in Pig’s Big Ballroom and amazing raving for all ages, we’ve never had so much to see and do.” Upping the family fun factor even more, don’t miss the chance to come and see some very familiar faces at our meet and greets with a triumvirate of family favourites. Peter Rabbit™, Peppa Pig and Paddington™, will all be heading to Lulworth Castle to make personal appearances at intervals throughout Camp Bestival. Catch Peter Rabbit on Friday 27th, Peppa Pig on Saturday 28th, and Paddington on Sunday 29th July. Sure to keep your sea legs swaying all weekend our music additions include, pop chanteuse Rae Morris, reggae overlord David Rodigan, plus Dub Pistols, Britpop Brass, Huey Morgan’s NYC Block Party with sets from Scratch Perverts & Mateo, Hak Baker, Grace Carter, Beans on Toast and Mr B the Gentleman Rhymer. Raindance will jump to sets from Billy Daniel Bunter, Altern-8, Uncle Dugs, Liquid (live), DJ Faydz, DJ Vibes and Fat Controller and Big Fish Little Fish have sets from Mark Archer, Chris Liberator, Baker & Beale, Joe Muggs, High Eight, Little My and special guests to be announced! And expect maritime merriment and more from Shadow Child, The Lovely Eggs, 77.78, Adam French, Miss Kiddy & The Cads, Lekiddo Lord of The Lobsters, Junior Jungle, Opus Kink, The Curious, Everything Imagined, Jim8Track, Dapper Dan, English Disco Lovers, DJ getbacktothebeat and Funky Little Choir. Ramshackle wonder-stage Caravanserai has a kids’ drum n bass special, Welcome to the Junglist Kids, on Thursday with DJ Chris Tofu. Friday’s frolic is Punk Rock for All the Family with Nose Bleed, DJ Toxic, Still Hate Thatcher Live and some unmissable Pogo Workshops! Saturday shenanigans centre on The Wedding Guests with Oh My God! It’s the Church, Balkanoes, DJ Penny Metal, Faith i Branko and DJ Ludec. While Sunday will resound to the sound of a Tropical Tea Party, with a Sounds of the Tropical Remix, DJ Hiphoppapotamus, Vibe Roulette, Tropical Bass and Samba Jungle. There will also be music from Tal National, Dat Brass, Guns of Navarone, Miss Kiddy and The Cads, Swing Zazou, Zoot Zazou, and Swing Dance and DJ sets from Thrill Collins, Pronghorn, Kings Gambit, Bring Back The Wolf, Acoustic Disco, Hoedown Remix, DJ Penny Metal’s Polka Party, Buffos Wake, Jack Hollywood: Fish Fry & Reggae Show, DJ Chris Tofu’s Around The World in 80 Tunes, Junior Jungle, Pete Caravanserai & Friends, DJ Steffee Pants & more. And, of course, there will be jaw-dropping circus spectacles and eye-popping trickery from Cirque Bijou. Our excellent emporium of vintage beats and sonic treats, Pig’s Big Ballroom will be lindy hopping and be-bopping to music from Fred's House, Black Kat Boppers, Lost Revellers, Terrifying Travelling Tipsy Termites, Vote Pedro, Chloe and Gianni and Paul McCaffrey. Plus, there will be fun times with Laurel and Hardy and DJ sets from our favourite 78 spinners, Greg’s Greats, DJ GG, Tony Tunes, It’s a Wind-up, Ms Chameleon’s Mechanical Melodies, Brother Graham’s Hayride, DJ Duncan Gunn, DJ Li’l Miss Lonesome and DJ Mr Jules. And ensuring you’re never far from amazing entertainment for kids of all ages, The Greatest Tent on Earth will resound to skylarking and tomfoolery from ZSL London Zoo: Gruesome Nature Live!, Animalphabet The Musical, The Owl Who Was Afraid Of The Dark, Whatever Next! By Jill Murphy, Pirate Pearl and the Big Blue Monster, Mole & Gecko: An Interactive Rap Musical!, Tongue Fu For Kids, The Makeshift Ensemble - The Children In The Moon and Samsam Bubbleman's Giant Bubble Show! Don’t forget there are a host of premium camping experiences including Camping Plus, Backstage Camping and Hospitality Camping on sale now.