Bestival announces The Grand Palace of Entertainment

Jodie Harsh and Scottee return to the disco island

published: Wed 12th Mar 2014

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Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th September 2014
Robin Hill Country Park, Nr Arreton, Downend, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NU, England MAP
£195 for adults, £127 for Teen (age 13-17), 12& under free
daily capacity: 79999
last updated: Mon 1st Sep 2014

Bestival's Desert Island Disco themed 11th edition will once again host the shameless cockeyed cabaret that is The Grand Palace of Entertainment at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight, are Thursday 4th until Sunday 7th September 2014.

Organisers announced, "A massive hit aboard HMS Bestival last year, Scottee brings the bestest, naffest, cabaret show, Camp, to our Desert Island, with turns from Figs in Wigs, Josephine Shaker, the yet to be decided winner of Hamburger Queen 2014 and DJ Josh You Are (Sink The Pink), hosted by our favourite fat man in sequins, Scottee!"

Scottee will also be bringing the finest drag artists from across the UK, exclusively to Bestival, including Theo Adams, Mzz Kimberley, Ginger Johnson, Son of a Tutu and Titus Groan in his show Drag.

Jodie Harsh will also be back at Bestival this year taking over The Port with London and New York’s hottest gay party, Room Service where underground house meets GoGo boys and tranny madness.

The pair will also bring special guests and some unbridled queer action across the weekend with Cliche on Thursday, Sink The Pink hosting proceedings from 1-4am on Friday and Saturday night with Bourgeois And Maurice, Gutterslut, Morning Glory, and The Brass Funkeys.

Sketch comedy with Guilt & Shame - Going Straight featuring crazy Christians, sex mad zombies and a disco-loving Grim Reaper, plus bringing the homo hip-hop party vibe will beHard Cock Life, during the daytime Massive In China present a selection of silliy interactive games and comedy and cabaret stars with Spandy Andy, House of Blakewell's House Party, The Church, Musical Bingo, Last Man Standing, Robin & Partridge, Legs Akimbo, and more also providing the entertainment .

Also recently announced are Skream, Derrick Carter, Route94, and Horse Meat Disco.

Thursday headliner is Beck, Friday it's Outkast , Saturday is topped by Foals, and Sunday's headliner is Chic featuring Nile Rodgers. Also confirmed are Busta Rhymes, Disclosure, Major Lazer, London Grammar, Sam Smith, Wild Beasts, Clean Bandit, Caribou, Chvrches, Laura Mvula, Paloma Faith, Basement Jaxx, Candi Staton, Sven Vath, Damian Lazarus, Boys Noize, Annie Mac, Green Velvet, Chase & Status (DJ Set), Andy C, Wilkinson, 1-800 Dinosaur (James Blake, Dan Foat, Airhead, Mr Assister), Route94, Bicep, Richy Ahmed, Krystal Klear, Monki, Loadstar (2 Shy, Adapt, MC Jakes), Jaguar Skills, Gorgon City, Dusky, Kaytranada, Ame, Dense & Pika, Bella Sarris, South London Ordnance, and Rob Da Bank.

For the line-up details, as available click here.

There are no other acts confirmed yet.

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Early bird tickets including entry from Thursday are priced at £195 for Adult Tickets and £127 for Teen (age 13-17) Tickets. Tickets for children (age 12 & under) are free (but must have a ticket). A campervan ticket is priced at £90 and a caravan £101 (per vehicle), and car parking is priced at £15 advance (or £20 cash on arrival).

There is also a 25 week payment plan which means that an adult ticket can now be bought at a payment of £7.80 per week over 25 weekly payments.



Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th September 2014
Robin Hill Country Park, Nr Arreton, Downend, Isle of Wight, PO30 2NU, England MAP
£195 for adults, £127 for Teen (age 13-17), 12& under free
daily capacity: 79999
last updated: Mon 1st Sep 2014


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