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Camp Bestival 2015

July 30th – August 2nd, 2015 Lulworth Castle, Dorset by Neil Bennett For those of us with children, Camp Bestival isn’t a substitute for a ‘real’ festival – it’s a communal family experience that’s just as good. Camp Bestival is full of a thousand disparate things, but the magic is how it all hangs together. […]

Camp Bestival is coming…

July 30th – August 2nd, 2015 Lulworth Castle, Dorset Sister festival of the Isle of Wight’s Bestival, Camp Bestival is a multi-award winning festival that is an all-encompassing family festival experience.  A camping holiday that features such wonderful entertainment including live acts, comedy, DJs, theatre, food, poets, authors, talks and other family activities, Camp […]

Bestival 2014


Events, Features, Music | by — September 8, 2014

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by Jon Burns Rob Da Bank’s Bestival is in rude health, having rocked and rolled on the Isle of Wight over the past three days for its 55,000 revelers.  Back for its eleventh year, the fancy dress fest theme was ‘desert island disco’, perfect considering Nile Rodgers and Chic closed the festival on Sunday evening, […]

Bestival Announces Beck

Two more headliners have been announced for this year’s Bestival festival, curated by Rob da Bank. Beck and Foals will be joining previously announced Outkast as this year’s headliners for the annual festival on the Isle of Wight.  In addition, other acts announced include Disclosure, Major Lazer, London Grammar, Wild Beasts, Sam Smith, Caribou, Clean […]

OutKast to play Bestival

Bestival has announced its first headliner of 2014: OutKast. In addition, this year’s theme has been announced as Desert Island Disco.  Get your fancy dress ideas going! The Rob da Bank curated festival will be held on the Isle of Wight from September 4th-7th, 2014.  Three more headliners are yet to be announced alongside other […]

HMS Bestival

by Joanna Orland Bestival is a festival that has finally come of age.  Celebrating its 10th birthday, the annual festival curated by Rob Da Bank has hit the big time with world class headline acts including Snoop Dogg-Lion and Sir Elton John.  The festival also featured an array of nostalgic talent including Sinead O’Connor, The […]

Bestival is 10!

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Events, Music, News | by — August 26, 2013

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My, how time flies!  This year’s Bestival will be the festival’s 10th year in action.  With the annual fancy dress theme being HMS Bestival and a lineup including Elton John, Snoop Dogg, Franz Ferdinand, M.I.A., Fatboy Slim, Wu-Tang Clan, and so many more, could this year be the best Bestival yet?  Let’s take a trip […]

Bestival Turns 10!

Bestival 2013’s first line-up announcement includes a UK Festival Exclusive Sunday set from Elton John, Saturday night headline performance from Snoop Dogg, and an overabundance of cool acts including M.I.A, Franz Ferdinand, The Knife, and more! For more info:


  by Joanna Orland Photos by Jon Burns & Joanna Orland The sun was out in full force for the 9th annual Bestival on the Isle of Wight.  Rob Da Bank’s festival chose Wildlife as this year’s fancy dress theme, and between the animal costumes and the heat of the sun shining down on festival-goers, […]

Bestival 2012 – Update


Events, Music, News | by — August 31, 2012


  Our favourite festival – Bestival – is next weekend! Some exciting news is that Bestival will be the first UK festival to live stream around the world on YouTube!! Bestival will live stream the Main Stage and Big Top on September 7th, 8th and 9th via their YouTube channel. Even more exciting than that, […]