Camp Bestival to host A Celebration of David Bowie

plus Katy B, KT Tunstall, Squeeze, Arrested Development, Seun Kuti, & more

published: Wed 27th Jan 2016

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Thursday 28th to Sunday 31st July 2016
Lulworth Castle, Lulworth, Dorset, BH20 5QS, England MAP
£197.50 weekend
daily capacity: 10000
last updated: Thu 16th Jun 2016

This year's family friendly outer space themed Camp Bestival 2016, has announced the addition of Katy B, KT Tunstall, Squeeze, Arrested Development, Seun Kuti and Fela's Egypt 80, Bananarama, DJ Yoda, Jamie Lawson, Turin Brakes, Brand New Heavies, Dawn Penn, The Cuban Brothers, Duke Special, Louis Berry, Tayo & Rob Da Bank's Prince tribute, Sound of the Sirens, The Demon Barbers XL, The Scorsese Agreement, Delilah Sisters, The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, Circus Raj, and Folk Idol.

The festival will also host Sound and Vision: A Celebration of David Bowie with Rob da Bank, Lizzie Ball, and Classical Kicks Orchestra.

Space captain Rob Da Bank at the controls said "Prepare for lift-off my space brothers and sisters… we are T-minus 184 days and, whilst I’m busying packing dried food and spare pants for the trip to outer space, I’ve also been booking a load more bands and DJs. From Katy B and KT Tunstall, to London legends Squeeze, hip-hop royalty in the form of Arrested Development and the incredible afro beat of Seun Kuti, it’s a veritable smorgasbord of styles from around the world… and outer space! Can’t wait to see you at the launch pad!."

Camp Bestival which returns for it's 9th edition from Thursday 28th to Sunday 31st July, to the picturesque setting of Lulworth Castle, in Dorset has previously confirmed Jess Glynne will be headlining Friday night, and Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim will headline Saturday night.

Jess Glynne will be headlining Friday night, Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim will headline Saturday night, and Sunday's headliners are Tears for Fears. Plus the live adaptation of the children’s book, Aliens Love Underpants, Dick & Dom, and Justin Fletcher aka Mr Tumble. There are no other acts confirmed yet for 2016.

Space cadets can also expect Flying Astronauts, Planetarium Shows, Cosmology Workshops, Stargazing, Space Orchestras, Rocket Building, Space Smells, Post A Space Card, Giant Rockets, Build Your Own Planet, Make Space Murals and lots more. With plenty of edifying action from the National Space Centre, The Science Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Okido, Explorer Domes and many more.

Expect also a host of Camp Bestival attractions including the Kids’ Gardens, Bollywood, the Big Top, The Greatest Tent on Earth, the Dingly Dell, the Bestival Inflatable Church, Caravanserai, the Castle Stage, Son et Lumiere fireworks, there will be adventurous family fun exploring strange new worlds of music, theatre, shows, attractions, activities, poets, authors, talks and delicious, healthy food.

All tickets ordered before 11th December also get a super-festive and exclusive Outer Space Camp Bestival Christmas card and a souvenir ticket. Numbers are limited so grab this Yuletide bargain while you can.

buy tickets now >

The early bird offer has ended. Tickets are now priced as follows:-
Adult Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thursday) - £197.50
Student Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs) - £185
Age 13 to 17 (on 31/07/2016) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) - £118
Age 10 to 12 (on 31/07/2016) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) - £93
Age 5 to 9 (on 31/07/2016) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – £45
Age 4 & Under (on 31/07/2016) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – £15
Babes In Arms (1 & Under) - FREE (but ticket required)
Car Parking - £20
Campervan Ticket - £85 per vehicle
Caravan / Trailer Tent Ticket – £96 (one car only per caravan/trailer tent – no exceptions)

NOTE: all tickets will incur a booking fee.

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 30). All children aged 4 and under (on 31/07/2016) can attend for free (but MUST HAVE a ticket). These ticket holders must be accompanied by a Ticket holding parent or guardian over the age of 21.

There's also a 30 week payment plan to purchase tickets meaning that an adult ticket can now be bought at a payment of just £5 per week over 29 consecutive weekly payments following an initial deposit payment of £27.50.



Thursday 28th to Sunday 31st July 2016
Lulworth Castle, Lulworth, Dorset, BH20 5QS, England MAP
£197.50 weekend
daily capacity: 10000
last updated: Thu 16th Jun 2016


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