Camp Bestival



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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Comedy, Music
Location of Festival Dorset, England UK
Festival Contact Information

Sunday Best
25 Denmark Street
London WC2H 8NJ England UK
Phone: +44 (0) 20-7379-3133
Fax: +44 (0) 870-420-4392
Email: info@sundaybest.net
http://www.sundaybest.net/

Festival Description

Camp Bestival combines top notch music and an onsite camping experience. Tents—tepees—yurts—bivouacs—airstreams—gypsy caravans: At Camp Bestival you can enjoy your stay your way—from luxurious accomodations to affordable tents allows festival-goers to create their own world of outdoor living. The facilities are top notch for families with parking right next to the campsites, spacious areas for chilling and playing and the relatively flat landscape means access around the site is easy for mums and wee-uns. Hot showers with tea and toast while you wait will warm your cockles and Giant BBQs, Spit Roasts, Farmers Market and the finest local and famous food stuffs will ensure hearty meals are indulged in. And of course the local WI will be there to attend to your cake and tea needs. So whether you’re dancing your socks off or chilling in Restival you’ll be having the time of your life.

Festival Dates August 1 - 4, 2013
Festival Links

http://www.campbestival.net/

Festival Events:

Music Lineup 2013:
  • Live Acts
    • RICHARD HAWLEY / LEVELLERS / LABRINTH / DJ FRESH (LIVE) / TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS / GABRIELLE APLIN / THE POLYPHONIC SPREE / TOM ODELL / KID CREOLE & THE COCONUTS / I AM KLOOT / BILLY BRAGG / DAN LE SAC V SCROOBIUS PIP / THE CUBAN BROTHERS / DJ YODA (LIVE AV SHOW) FEAT. THE TOOTSIE ROLLERS / JOHN COOPER CLARKE / LISSIE / THE FARM / MUSICAL YOUTH / BEARDYMAN / THE CORRESPONDENTS / THE WURZELS MAD PROFESSOR / CLEAN BANDIT / LONDON GRAMMAR / MIKILL PANE / THE 1975 / FLEETWOOD BAC / ‘INTRODUCING’ RECREATE ‘DISCOVERY’ LIVE - A DAFT UNDERTAKING / HOWARD MARKS / LUCKY ELEPHANT / FOLK IDOL - FOLK FROM AROUND THE WORLD / SEXY SUSHI / BEN WATERS / MOULETTES / FILTHY BOY / FAKE BUSH / MR B THE GENTLEMAN RHYMER / LEWIS WATSON / JAWS / JAIPUR BRASS BAND / KAWA CIRCUS / J-CATS
  • DJs 2013:
    • ROB DA BANK AND FRIENDS: GRANDMASTER FLASH / SASHA / DAVID RODIGAN’S RAM JAM / A LOVE FROM OUTER SPACE / FABIO + GROOVERIDER / JON MORE (COLDCUT) / BARRY ASHWORTH / JOHN KENNEDY / BALEARIC BROTHERS / FEELING GLOOMY / TYTHE / COLEY FROM LUV*JAM / SOMBRERO SOUND SYSTEM
  • ENTERTAINMENT 2013:
    • HORRIBLE HISTORIES: BARMY BRITAIN (FESTIVAL PREMIERE AND EXCLUSIVE) / ALAN DAVIES / MR TUMBLE / ERTH’S DINOSAUR ZOO / DICK N DOM / LET IT BE / BRIT SCHOOL / BLACK EAGLES CIRCUS / ROYAL ALBERT HALL GINORMOUS PERCUSSION ORCHESTRA / SHLOMO’S BEAT BOX ADVENTURE FOR KIDS / CANDO2 / GLORIA AND THE EXPLORERS / LITTLE SUNSHINE, LITTLE RAINFALL / ALICE IN WONDERLAND PANTO / LONDON LUCUMI CHOIR / INSECT CIRCUS / MATTHEW BOURNE’S NEW ADVENTURES / TRINITY LABAN / CANDOCO / MECHANICAL MENAGERIE / GIDEON REELING / SHADOW PUPPETRY & STORYTELLING / CRAFT AND NATURE WORKSHOPS / YOUNG BRITISH FOODIES / TATE WORKSHOPS / BFI FILM WORKSHOPS / THE FOUR CORNERS TREASURE TRAIL / LOST & FOUND / MORRIS DANCING / JOUSTING / FREESTYLE SPORTS PARK / KIDS BIG ART VILLAGE / MAYPOLE DANCING / BIGTOPMANIA KIDS THEATRE AND CIRCUS
Literary Lineup 2013:
  • EDDIE ‘THE EAGLE’ EDWARDS / JO WHILEY / TREVOR PHILLIPS OBE / CHARLIE BROOKS / HOWARD MARKS / SCROOBIUS PIP / KATE TEMPEST / ADELE PARKS / LILY VANILLI / MR GEE / SIMON HATTENSTONE / JOHN HARRIS / KEVIN FONG / BIDISHA / SAM LLOYD / ‘HOW TO’ INTERVIEWS / SPOKEN WORD / BESTSELLING AUTHORS / DEEP INSIGHTS FROM RSA SPEAKERS / THOUGHT-PROVOKING TALKS / FOODIES AND FASHION / WOODLAND STORY DEN / QUIZZES / WAKE UP WITH THE GUARDIAN / BOOKSIGNINGS AND MORE

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Podcast interviews:
Videos:
  • 2009 festival highlights
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PxvRofzPus

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Practical Info:

Tickets 2013:
  • Prices
    • Adult Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thursday) - £190*
    • Adult Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Friday) - £180*
    • Student Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) - £175
    • Age 15 to 17 Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) - £113
    • Age 11 to 14 Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) - £98*
    • Age 10 & Under Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – FREE (but ticket required)
  • Please refer to the Camp Bestival Ticket Terms & Conditions
Parking 2013:
  • Car Parking - £11 advance (or £15 cash on arrival)
  • Campervan Ticket - £72 per vehicle
  • Please read Campervan T&Cs; here before booking
Venue:
  • Lulworth Castle, Dorset, England UK
    For more information visit
    http://www.lulworth.com/
UK Festival Awards 2010:
  • Best Family Festival Award
    • Camp Bestival, the fairytale holiday camp with fancy dress, magical moments and family friendly mayhem for the second year running.
FINAL WINNERS: THE GREENER FESTIVAL AWARD 2009:
  • The organisers of the Award, campaign and advice group AGreenerFestival.com said that they were particularly pleased with the number of outstanding festivals in 2009 with twelve festivals being awarded very high marks. The Award is based on a 56 part questionnaire which covers office management, greenhouse gas emissions, supporting green initiatives, travel and transport, waste and recycling, water management, environmental protection and noise reduction and almost all the festivals will receive a visit from an independent auditor to assess their green efforts. http://agreenerFestival.com
    • All winning Festivals will receive a special trophy designed by competition winner Sade Goddard from Keswick School in Cumbria whose winning design features a Red Kite motif and is made from recycled plastic bottles, crushed CDs and remoulded Wellington boots.
    • The winner of the overall Greener Festival Award 2009 will be announced at the UK Festival Awards which will be held at the O2 Arena in London on November 19th 2009. The following winners are…
  • OUTSTANDING GREENER FESTIVALS
    • BONNAROO (USA)
    • BIG TENT (Scotland)
    • BLUESFEST (Australia)
    • CROISSANT NEUF (England)
    • ELOICA (Spain)
    • ISLE OF WIGHT (England)
    • PEATS RIDGE (Aus)
    • ROTHBURY (USA)
    • SOUTHBOUND (Australia)
    • SUNRISE (England)
    • WAVEFORM (England)
    • WORKHOUSE (Wales)
  • THE GREENER FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS
    • BESTIVAL
    • BIG SESSION (England)
    • CAMBRIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL (England)
    • CAMP BESTIVAL (England)
    • THE CITY OF LONDON FESTIVAL
    • THE FALLS FESTIVAL (Australia)
    • GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL (England)
    • FIREGATHERING (England)
    • MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL (England)
    • OYA FESTIVALEN (Norway)
    • ROTOTOM SUNSPLASH (Italy)
    • SONISPHERE (England)
    • SUMMER SUNDAE WEEKENDER (England)
    • SZEGED (Hungary)
    • T-IN-THE-PARK (Scotland)
    • WEST BEACH (USA)
    • WOMADelaide (Australia)
  • IMPROVING GREENER FESTIVALS
    • ATLANTA JAZZ FESTIVAL (USA)
    • BIG CHILL (England)
    • DOWNLOAD (England)
    • THE GLADE (England)
    • HYDE PARK CALLING (England)
    • STANDON CALLING (England)
    • WIRELESS (England)
    • Y-NOT (England)

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