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more acts announced for Bestival

including Beardyman, Howard Marks, and Ruby Wax

published: Mon 20th Aug 2012

Beardyman

Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th September 2012
Robin Hill Country Park, Downend, Nr Arreton, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NU, England MAP
£180 for Thu-Sun - camping sold out, premium camping £299
daily capacity: 50000
last updated: Thu 6th Sep 2012

Beardyman, Howard Marks, and Ruby Wax have been confirmed for the ninth Bestival which takes place at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight from Thursday 6th until Sunday 9th September 2012.

Beardyman
Other live acts added to the bill are Bruno Charles, Isaac Danquah, JJ Doom, Time and Space Machine, Valerie June, Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer, MS MR, Random Impulse, and Rosie Curling.

DJ names added to the line-up include Zane Lowe, Psychemagik, Propaganda DJs, Johnno, Across The Tracks, Tom Headfunk, Bad Zuke, Paddy Freeform, Pete Callard, The Dudes, The March Hare, and The Playground Syndicate.

Also joining the party are Platform One, an independent, not-for-profits youth arts organisation specialising in arts initiatives and training opportunities for young people on the Isle of Wight. They're bringing examples of the bands that have benefited from their programmes, including Signals, Stu Collins, The Bear Attack Club, Southern Man, In Motion, The Sessions , and Diminished.

Bestival has over 20 stages of live music from more than 300 bands alongside a wealth of hidden treasures peppered across the site. From the old world southern American charms of the Swamp Shack and the magical aura of the Wishing Tree, to the mayhem of the Wall of Death and the rush of the Roller Disco.

New Order will headline Saturday, with Stevie Wonder headlining the Sunday. Also performing are Orbital, The xx, Sigur Ros, Justice, Two Door Cinema Club, Hot Chip, Friendly Fires, Death In Vegas, Nero, The Horrors, Gary Numan, Earth, Wind & Fire Experience feat Al McKay, Rizzle Kicks, and many more. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Tickets for Bestival sold out last year, and are apparently near to selling out for this year. Tickets including entry from Thursday 6th September are priced at £180 for Adult Tickets and £120 for Teen (age 13-17) Tickets. For those arriving on or after Friday 7th September Adult Tickets are priced at £170 or £110 for Teen (age 13-17) Tickets. Tickets for children (age 12 & under) are free (but must have a ticket).

Parking tickets are priced at £10. Campervan Tickets were priced at £85 (per vehicle) and are strictly limited to 1 per transaction/customer. Your Campervan must be specially adapted for people to stay in (which does not include transit vans with a mattress in the back or 4x4s with the seats folded down). If your vehicle is longer than 7 metres you will need to purchase two Campervan Tickets. Cars will not be allowed into the Campervan area at any time so consequentially Caravans, Trailer Tents etc are not permitted.

To buy tickets from Seetickets, click here.

To buy tickets from Ticketline, click here.

Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th September 2012
Robin Hill Country Park, Downend, Nr Arreton, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NU, England MAP
£180 for Thu-Sun - camping sold out, premium camping £299
daily capacity: 50000
last updated: Thu 6th Sep 2012


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