Our 2020 Theme Unveiled  image


Our 2020 Theme Unveiled


Lights, camera, action! Any ideas yet? That's right, 2020 is the year that 'Camp Bestival Goes To The Movies'.


“I nearly fell off my Director’s Chair when Josie floated this year’s theme past me. The magic of the cinema, the escapism of glamorous Hollywood, the tension of sci-fi, the make-up, the music, the hair!! We all love going to the movies and watching films with our kids, so why not do it live in a field in 2020. We have some stunning installations for you and some once in a lifetime memory makers…step right this way.”


- Camp Bestival curator Rob da Bank


Get ready to experience all the suspense and drama of the Silver Screen, as Camp Bestival goes Larger Than Life. From epic blockbusters and film noirs, to the kings and queens of Bollywood and swashbuckling adventures on the high seas, we’re going to travel through time covering everything from the Golden Age of Hollywood right through to the latest Marvel and Manga madness.


There will be drama, adventure, punk sci-fi, B-movies, westerns, thrillers, musicals, martial arts, swords and sorcery, fairy tales, biblical heroes, gangsters, fantasy and so much more.


Expect glittering and glamorous film stars, cowboys and cowgirls, spies, detectives, aliens, monsters, robots, and maybe a few zombies depending on how well the kids slept that night…


To help celebrate our theme, Camp Bestival will also be home to a brand new open-air cinema, AV shows featuring well-loved cult classics remixed by our favourite DJs, sing-a-long movie nights, acting workshops, meet the screenwriter sessions, some very special movie-related guests and so much more, all to be revealed early next year.



So, roll out the red carpet, pitch up your tents and don’t miss out on another 4 days and nights at the most enchanting film set in the UK, as Camp Bestival Goes To The Movies, July 30th to August 2nd, 2020. 


Order tickets by 10th December for a family Christmas treat and you’ll receive limited-edition Camp Bestival 2020 iron-on patches for the kids, and a Camp Bestival Christmas card in time for the big day, plus an exclusive Josie da Bank illustrated line-up print early next year when the first 2020 acts are announced. 


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