The 'Circus!' themed Camp Bestival have revealed a new area dedicated solely to 13 – 17 yr olds - The Den will showcase new and emerging talent; from artists to DJs, comedians to authors, talks to techno and much more. Created in conjunction with The Roundhouse, and sitting alongside Rob da Bank’s Music Club.
The line-up includes live acts CoCo and the Butterfields, Nathan Ball, Animal House, Fran Lobo, Karyma Ellis, Medina Ukulele Orchestra, Christen Kwame, Ali Gauld, ShaoDow, Tyler Rix, and Too Many T's., as well as DJs Pharaoh K & Absynth, DJ Lukey, SGI DJs, Rats In Me Kitchen, Stanley Hood, Hadda, and Erol Sabadosh. Plus spoken word and stand up with Antosh Wojcik, Laurie Bolger, and Belinda Zhawi.
Plus give it a go sessions including Dawson Loopstation masterclasses, and disco-yoga. In The Blurt Yurt there will be independnt film screenings, plus geek is the new black, what happens when your journal dies & goes to heaven?, fashion journalism 101, and more.
The Den’s curators have hand-picked some of the best bits of The Guardian Literary Institute, and special guests from around the festival exclusively for 13-17s. The Amazing Corner will be spreading their positivity over the area; and performing main stage takeovers and hosting open mic performances. And, if that’s not enough, there’s the 10-piece Roundhouse Brass Ensemble, open mic, soap box and entertainment from Marawa the Amazing.
The family friendly Camp Bestival which offers a wealth of entertainment alongside the music, returns in 2014 from Thursday 31st July to Sunday 3rd August, at the picturesque setting of Lulworth Castle, in Dorset.
Headliners James, De La Soul, and Basement Jaxx,are joined by Johnny Marr, Sinead O' Connor, Laura Mvula, Steve Mason, Skatalites, Peter Hook and the Light, The Cuban Brothers, Chas & Dave, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Pop Will Eat Itself, Mnek, Courtney Pine, D:Ream, Hot 8 Brass Band, Brushy One String, Ady Suleiman, Beans on Toast, Bo Saris, Rory McLeod, Indiana, Lucky Elephant, Too Many T's, Dream Themes, CoCo and the Butterfields, Cut a Shine, Feckless,The Wedding Present, Public Service Broadcasting, Charlotte Church, Nick Mulvey, BBC Radiophonic Workshop, Denai Moore, Jaipur Brass Band, The Fabulous Lounge Swingers, Fe, Musafir, Joanne Joanne, Mdou Moctar, and more.
An adult weekend ticket (inc. camping from Thursday) is priced at £195, a student weekend ticket (inc. camping from Thursday) is priced at £180, a youth (age 15 to 17) weekend ticket (inc. camping from Thursday) is priced at £113, A teen (age 11 to 14) weekend ticket (inc. camping from Thursday) is priced at £88. A child (Age 5 to 10) weekend ticket (inc. camping) is priced at £20, and a toddler (age 4 and Under) weekend ticket (inc. camping) is FREE (but ticket still required).
A Campervan Ticket is priced at £72 per vehicle and a caravan/trailer tent ticket (includes a car parking space) is priced at £83, and a car parking pass is £11 in advance.
Camping Plus Plot - £125
Note: All teens (aged 11 to 17) MUST camp in the same area as their families with a maximum of 2 teens per adult (over the age of 26)
Spread across the Castle Field, Kids Garden, Big Top, Bollywood, Black Dahlia, East Lulworth Literary Institute, the festival offes family entertainment, sideshow attractions and more. There's a huge Kids Area filled with things to keep little ones of all ages entertained all day long. Plus Lulworth Castle has its very own Animal Farm where the kids can get up close to their super-friendly animals.
Finally this year the festival is running a Beard and Moustache Competition on Saturday 11.30am on the Catwalk in the Lower Kids Garden with a special celebrity judge before the annual Pimp My Trolley Competition at 12 noon.
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