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Comedy Line-Up Announcement

With a whole host of fantastic music and amazing family fun already announced for this year’s Camp Bestival, we are in a proper party mood for our 10th birthday bash, and very excited indeed to unveil laughs aplenty with our side splitting Big Top Sunday evening comedy line-up. Featuring three of the best names on the circuit right now there will be more than a touch of rock n roll swagger going down, plus we’ve got news of interactive fun when we put the kids in charge! And there are even more comedy names coming soon, so keep your eyes peeled for when we send in the clowns this July 27-30 at Lulworth Castle, Dorset.

Commenting on her third Camp Bestival appearance, Kerry Godlimansaid: “Once again there’s a fantastic Big Top line-up of comedy at Camp Bestival, Reginald D Hunter is easily one of the best comedians around, Gary Delaney is a non-stop gag machine and hey I’m not too shabby, myself. And with loads more comics and clowns being announced soon, you won’t be stuck for a laugh at Lulworth Castle this July!”

Frequently described as the coolest man in comedy, Reginald D Hunter has become an established headline act across the globe, so we are delighted that he will be headlining this year’s comedy for us. A big hitter on TV, Reginald is a regular on shows including Have I Got News for You, Live at the Apollo and QI.

We’ll also have Mock the Week’s near the knuckle one-liner king Gary Delaney firing off cheeky schoolboy humour with infectious charm, and our compere will be the straight-talking and quick-witted Kerry Godliman, who is a Radio 4 regular, has appeared on Live at the Apollo a few times, Jack Dee’s Referendum HelpDesk, Channel 4’s Comedy Gala and was Hannah in Ricky Gervais comedy, Derek.

And, ensuring there’s plenty of laughter on the cards for the kids too, we have new hit show Kidocracy, an interactive theatre show for children aged 6+, presented by Keith Farnan (Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow). Appearing as his alter ego, Brehon, an ancient Irish know-it-all, the show begins when children are told they are being given an island to rule. In just under an hour, they must elect leaders, write anthems, come up with rules that rock and deal with all sorts of crises because running the world isn’t just all fun, fun, fun, there’s stuff to be done as well!

Sunday Headliner Announced - Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds

BRIAN WILSON PRESENTS PET SOUNDS

IN THE SUNSET SLOT BEFORE LEFTFIELD & OUR FIREWORK SPECTACULAR 

PLUS LIVE MUSIC FROM:

RAY BLK / KATE NASH / THE CUBAN BROTHERS / BECKY HILL / MEXRRISSEY /

DUB PISTOLS / DJ YODA / ELVANA: ELVIS FRONTED NIRVANA /

THE BLOCKHEADS / NORMAN JAY MBE / LOS PACAMINOS FEAT PAUL YOUNG / RAGHU DIXIT / CIRCUS RAJ / DISNEY RASCAL / THE SMITHS LTD /

FUNKY LITTLE CHOIR / INDIAN QUEENS / RAJASTHAN HERITAGE BRASS BAND /

THE SHELLAC COLLECTIVE / THE SKA VENGERS 

Set to be truly unforgettable, Camp Bestival’s tenth outing at Lulworth Castle this 27-30 July just keeps on getting better with even more glamorous Pop Stars & Rock Stars joy in store for kids of all ages at the greatest family show on earth. Joining Madness and Mark Ronson, our Sunday night headliner is true pop music royalty and we’re adding a whole heap of good time treats to keep you dancing throughout the weekend, too!

Rob da Bank says: “There’s been so much talk of musical icons recently and I’m very proud that we’ll be presenting one of the most legendary figures in song-writing, music production and, maybe, the ultimate anti-pop star, Brian Wilson. Having made so many incredible records with the Beach Boys, Brian Wilson’s Pet Sounds is a real solo foray into psychedelic rock, introspective lyric writing and a beautiful wall of sound concept album that still blows people away 50 years on. Whether you’re a stalwart Wilson supporter or maybe it’s the first time you’ve heard his name, I hope you’ll be there in the moment for the Sunday headliner in his full majesty”.

Hallowed as one of the all-time greats in the pantheon of pop music, we’re giddy with excitement to reveal that due to phenomenal public demand in the UK, Brian Wilson returns one last time to present ‘Pet Sounds’ in its entirety, plus his greatest hits. Universally hailed as one of pop music's most important recordings, Brian will be bringing his majestic masterpiece to Camp Bestival for a headline sunset performance, captivating the crowds with intricate harmonies and breath taking melodies. An absolute must-see as part of an epic Sunday finale that will feature Leftfield bringing the main stage to a close before our fireworks spectacular, Brian Wilson’s genius and his most influential musical treasure are sure to be a historic part of our tenth anniversary celebrations.

And, as if that wasn’t enough, we’ll also have unmissable appearances from BBC Sound of 2017 top tip, Ray BLK, pop chanteuse Kate Nash, Camp Bestival heroes & rum-funk faves The Cuban Brothers, and chart topper and former Oliver Heldens, Wilkinson & Rudimental diva, Becky Hill. There will be more glorious commotion withMorrisey’s greatest songs getting some Mexican spice courtesy of Mexrrissey, the ultimate Mancunian tribute band The Smiths LTD making a real difference, dancefloor sluggers Dub Pistols getting their skank on, audacious turntablist DJ Yoda getting his game on, the King goes grunge with Elvana: Elvis fronted Nirvana, and new wave funk powerhouse The Blockheads giving us reasons to be cheerful.

We’ll also have Norman Jay MBE hitting the decks and delivering into the good times like only he can, and amazing music from Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young, Raghu Dixit, Circus Raj, Disney Rascal, Funky Little Choir, Indian Queens, Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, The Shellac Collective and The Ska Vengers. 

 

Saturday Headliner Announced - Madness

YES, IT’S UTTER MADNESS 

OUR SATURDAY HEADLINERS REVEALED!

The new year is already rocking, so we just couldn’t wait any longer to unveil our incredible Saturday night headliners for Camp Bestival’s landmark tenth festi-holiday jamboree!

It’s going to be the family line-up of the year, with our Friday night headliner Mark Ronson, School of Rock the Musical, Holly Johnson, All Saints, Leftfield, Louisa Johnson, Skream, David Rodigan, the Bootleg Beatles, Mr Tumble, Dick and Dom, and the Tudors on Tour already announced, there’s still loads more fancy dress mayhem, music, theatre, family shows, fairground attractions, outdoor activities, poets, authors, comics and amazing food to be revealed for our Pop Stars and Rock Stars extravaganza this July 27-30 at Lulworth Castle!

In a fetching pair of Baggy Trousers, Rob da Bank says: “Madness have always been up there in terms of rocking UK bands but weirdly the last few years has seen them get even better live. I’ve had the pleasure of listening to their music for the past four decades, DJing for their House of Common festi, warming up for them at this very same festival a few years back and being chased round the campsite by Suggs in the middle of the night. These guys are dangerous and we can’t wait to get ‘em back for Camp Bestival”.

Truly one of the best rock or pop bands that Britain has ever seen, we are very pleased indeed to announce that Madness will be Saturday night headliners at our tenth birthday bash. With their critically acclaimed top five album, Can’t Touch Us Now, enjoying its ninth week on the official UK album chart, the nutty boys are in finest fettle and will take to the Castle Stage to treat the crowd to some full flavour party behaviour with their almost endless litany of classic pop, sing-along favourites and skanking wonders including Baggy Trousers, House of Fun, Wings of a Dove and many more. The very essence of good times, Madness will be unmissable on Saturday night at Camp Bestival!

First Wave of Pop Stars & Rocks Stars for 2017

FIRST WAVE OF POP STARS & ROCK STARS ANNOUNCED FOR CAMP BESTIVAL’S 10th BIRTHDAY!

OUR FIRST HEADLINER REVEALED:

MARK RONSON

MORE MUSIC FROM:

HOLLY JOHNSON (SPECIAL GUEST)

ALL SAINTS / LEFTFIELD / LOUISA JOHNSON

THE BOOTLEG BEATLES

FAMILY SHOWS & ATTRACTIONS:

SCHOOL OF ROCK – THE MUSICAL

(UK FESTIVAL EXCLUSIVE)

MR TUMBLE / HISTORIC ROYAL PALACES PRESENTS TUDORS ON TOUR

DICK AND DOM MAIN STAGE EXCLUSIVE & SILENT DISCO HOSTS

DJ BBQ AT THE FEAST COLLECTIVE

DJs & SOUNDSYSTEMS:

SKREAM / DAVID RODIGAN PRESENTS RAM JAM

RAINDANCE / BIG FISH LITTLE FISH

PLUS FUN STUFF:

GIANT KIDS’ DISCO WITH THE WORLD’S LARGEST DISCO BALL

 UK FESTIVAL AIR GUITAR CHAMPIONSHIPS

AND:

DON’T MISS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO GRAB EARLY BIRD TICKETS!

Our Pop Stars & Rock Stars theme is getting everyone excited and Camp Bestival’s epic tenth anniversary bash is already set to be unforgettable, with an unbeatable combo of music, themed activities and family sensations, all at a castle campsite by the sea. This is just the first wave of acts for 2017, so you’d be mad to miss out on the best festi-holiday ever at Lulworth Castle next July.

Rob da Bank says: “Calling all budding pop stars, rock stars and divas! Welcome to our first announcement of Camp Bestival 2017 - from the funk pop maestro Mark Ronson through The Bootleg Beatles, the dubby techno majesty of Leftfield and our mates Dick and Dom right up to what should be a showstopper with a UK festival exclusive of Andrew Lloyd Webbers new musical, School of Rock on the main stage. Rock on!”

Mark Ronson is unquestionably the king of pop right now, so we’re delighted to announce he will be headlining the Castle stage on Friday night. The A-list’s favourite DJ, Mark’s set will be a non-stop hit parade from Amy Winehouse to Bruno Mars, so make sure you pack your dancing shoes and feel like a pop star at Mark’s own Camp Bestival house party!

And we can reveal our first big kids show for 2017 – yes, it’s School of Rock – The Musical! Don’t miss this very special UK festival exclusive appearance from the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s amazing new musical based on the classic 2003 film.

There’s plenty more pop goodness with main stage appearances from Frankie Goes to Hollywood icon Holly Johnson, the ‘90s coolest girl band, All Saints, techno lords Leftfield, X Factor 2015 winner Louisa Johnson and the world’s most fab-tastic tribute band, The Bootleg Beatles.

But Camp is all about the kids and we have tons of entertainment, including Camp Bestival legend Mr Tumble, the return of Historic Royal PalacesTudors on Tour, TV tearaways Dick and Dom, who will be making an exclusive main stage appearance and rocking the Silent Disco, and the inimitable DJ BBQ who will host The Feast Collective. We’ll also have loads of fun stuff including a Giant Kids’ Disco with the World’s Largest Disco Ball, and the inaugural UK Festival Air Guitar Championships.

Dick and Dom say: “So, we’ve had enough of Rob da Bank hanging around our front door begging us to come back, so… WE’RE BACK!!!! 2017 will see us being flipping ace on the main stage (as usual) making people laugh (and cry (as usual)) and… and… AND, it’s ‘DICK V DOM’ on the decks for the silent disco.

“WHAT? DICK AND DOM ON DA DECKS? See you there, nutters! D n D. 

PS Bogies!”

If you’re looking for some proper hands in the air moments, Camp Bestival’s favourite disco destination Bollywood will be playing host to the likes of beat vagabond Skream, reggae and dance hall deity David Rodigan, who will present Ram Jam, and old school rave pioneers Raindance. Plus, we’ll have essential rave preparation for the youth courtesy of Big Fish Little Fish. 

Camp Bestival 2017 Theme Announced!

POP YOUR CORKS AND GET READY TO ROCK!

CAMP BESTIVAL UNVEILS ITS 2017 THEME:

‘POP STARS & ROCK STARS’

PLUS 

EXCLUSIVE CAMP BESTIVAL CHRISTMAS CARD

ORDER YOUR FAMILY FESTIVAL GIFT BY 9TH DEC

ALSO… CAMP BESTIVAL’S INCREDIBLE ADVENT CALENDAR!

AND FESTI-HOLIDAY IN STYLE WITH

CAMPING PLUS, BACKSTAGE VIP & HOSPITALITY CAMPING ON SALE NOW

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. Yes, Pop Stars & Rock Stars is the game and 27th - 30th July 2017 is the date you can’t miss this summer!

Unabashed pop kid and rock n roll believer Rob da Bank says: “Who hasn’t dreamed about busting a move like James Brown, getting into spandex like Kylie, glittering up like Ziggy Stardust or going a bit more sensible like Blur? Well, its time to get into the dressing up box, be a bit brave and get ready for Camp Bestival 2017… now where’s my meat dress?!”

In among all the crazy excesses of music, theatre, family shows, fairground attractions, outdoor activities, poets, authors, comics and amazing food, we never miss an opportunity to bust out the glitter and spandex and our Pop Stars & Rock Stars theme is the perfect chance to indulge your fantasies and celebrate your musical heroes.

To get you in the mood, we’ve teamed up with the fantasticLadyland crew, whose merry mini-Prangstas are already getting into the dressing-up mood. With all manner of Daft Punks, Gaga Girls and Beastie Boys, not forgetting whole families of Beatles and more, the force of fancy dress is strong and the possibilities are endless…

If you want to be the Christmas No 1 in your family, don’t miss out on our Early Bird ticket price and if you book before 9th December you get an exclusive souvenir Camp Bestival Christmas card. Numbers are a strictly limited for these exclusive souvenir cards so grab them while you can.

And if you want to secure your premium experience at our amazing campsite at a castle by the sea, then Camping Plus, Backstage VIP Camping and Hospitality Camping tickets are on sale now, too – they are popular as Quality Street at Christmas so don't miss out!

And as Christmas is just a month away now, our renowned Camp Bestival Advent Calendar will be back, bursting with festive goodies. Featuring an array of amazing prizes, activity sheets to keep the little ones busy, mellifluous carols and Christmastime tales, be sure to head to bestiadvent.net  from the 1st December and fill your stocking!

Camp Bestival Dates & Tickets

10:00

Thursday

27 Jul

2017

Camp Bestival 2017 - Weekend Tickets

Lulworth Castle

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10:00

Thursday

27 Jul

2017

Camp Bestival 2017 - Weekend Payment Plan

Lulworth Castle

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12:00

Friday

28 Jul

2017

Camp Bestival 2017 - Friday Tickets

Lulworth Castle

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10:00

Saturday

29 Jul

2017

Camp Bestival 2017 - Saturday Tickets

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10:00

Sunday

30 Jul

2017

Camp Bestival 2017 - Sunday Tickets

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10:00

Thursday

27 Jul

2017

Camp Bestival 2017 - Backstage VIP Camping

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10:00

Thursday

27 Jul

2017

Camp Bestival 2017 - Hospitality

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10:00

Thursday

27 Jul

2017

Camp Bestival 2017 CAMPING PLUS

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14:00

Thursday

27 Jul

2017

Camp Bestival Slow Motion Therapies - Thursday

Lulworth Castle

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09:00

Friday

28 Jul

2017

Camp Bestival Slow Motion Therapies - Friday

Lulworth Castle

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09:00

Saturday

29 Jul

2017

Camp Bestival Slow Motion Therapies - Saturday

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09:00

Sunday

30 Jul

2017

Camp Bestival Slow Motion Therapies - Sunday

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