The first acts have been announced for next year's pop stars & rock stars themed family friendly Camp Bestival 2017, which returns for it's 10th edition from Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th July, to the picturesque setting of Lulworth Castle, set against the backdrop of England's dramatic Jurassic coastline in Dorset.
They're led by Castle Stage Friday night headliner Mark Ronson playing a DJ set, who leads the first musical names for the main stage of All Saints, Holly Johnson, Leftfield, Louisa Johnson, and Bootleg Beatles, with DJs and soundsystems including Skream, David Rodigan presents Ram Jam, Raindance, Big Fish Little Fish, and expect organiser Rob Da Bank to appear.
Camp Bestival's first big kids show for 2017 has been announced as School of Rock - The Musical! A UK festival exclusive appearance from the cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s amazing new musical based on the classic 2003 film.
Camp Bestival is aimed at families and there will be loads of entertainment for kids including Justin Fletcher aka Mr Tumble, the return of Historic Royal Palaces’ Tudors on Tour, TV's Dick & Dom, who will be making an exclusive main stage appearance and hosting the Silent Disco, and DJ BBQ will host The Feast Collective. Plus fun stuff including a Giant Kids’ Disco with the World’s Largest Disco Ball,and the inaugural UK Festival Air Guitar Championships.
Rob da Bank sayid, "Calling all budding pop stars, rock stars and divas! Welcome to our first announcement of Camp Bestival 2017 - from the funk pop maestro Mark Ronson through The Bootleg Beatles, the dubby techno majesty of Leftfield and our mates Dick and Dom right up to what should be a showstopper with a UK festival exclusive of Andrew Lloyd Webbers new musical, School of Rock on the main stage. Rock on!"
The Camping Bestival 2017 weekly payment plan is on sale now with a 31-week payment plan from £5 per week.
Early bird tickets are priced as follows:-
Adult Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thursday) - £175
Student Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs) - £165
Age 13 to 17 (on 30/07/2017) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) - £105
Age 10 to 12 (on 30/07/2017) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) - £80
Age 5 to 9 (on 30/07/2017) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – £30
Age 4 & Under (on 30/07/2017) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – £10
Babes In Arms (1 & Under) - FREE (but ticket required)
Car Parking - £20
Campervan Ticket - £90 per vehicle
Caravan / Trailer Tent Ticket – £80 (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.
Plus Camping Plus, Backstage VIP Camping and Hospitality Camping tickets are also on sale.
latest on this festival
line-ups & rumours
plus Orbital, Basement Jaxx, Shed Seven, Declan McKenna, & more
festival home page
Camp Bestival review