Camp Bestival loves the 80s

Heaven 17, The Proclaimers, Nik Kershaw, & more

published: Wed 27th Mar 2013

Heaven 17

Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th August 2013
Lulworth Castle, Lulworth, Dorset, BH20 5QS, England MAP
£190 weekend camping from Thursday
daily capacity: 10000
last updated: Wed 31st Jul 2013

Camp Bestival has delved into the 80s to find a few things....

They've lined up Heaven 17, The Proclaimers, and Nik Kershaw, and the press release says in such perfect style...
Contemplating the merits of the mullet, Rob da Bank says: "As a child of the 80s I love that era. One hit wonders sit happily alongside some of the most visionary pop and electronic records ever made in my record collection. Heaven 17 fall into that latter category and still kill it wherever they go so I can’t wait to see and more importantly hear them at Camp Besti. The Proclaimers are an incredible festival act for a good old sing-along and Nik Kershaw is a boyhood idol too. Wrap it all up with Barry Peters and his Cuban Brother friends hosting an 80s night and it’s time for some serious leg warmers, rah rah skirts and fingerless lace glove action...well that’s what I’ll be wearing anyway!".
Also newly confirmed are 'The Cuban Brothers present' Barry Peters featuring special guests (as mentioned above), as well as Sam Lee & Friends, Molotov Jukebox, Ady Suleiman, Hudson Taylor, Lloyd Yates, and Isaiah Dreads.

They'll also be DJ sets from Sunday Best Forum Allstars, and DJ Dapper Dan.

The join a line-up with headliners Richard Hawley on Friday, Levellers on Saturday, and Labrinth on Sunday, plus a diversity of acts including I Am Kloot, Ash, DJ Fresh, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Mad Professor, The Polyphonic Spree, The Farm, The Wurzels, The Correspondents, and many more. Click here to see all of the line-up details to-date.

Camp Bestival is all about bringing back the British Holiday Camp... Bestival style! A place where Hi de Hi camping capers meet the spirit of early festivals and as well as entertainment, comedy, and literature. There will be a full programme music over multiple stages, plus other entertainment including comedy, arts & crafts, spoken word, dance, and more.

Camp Bestival are offering a new 20 week payment plan for Friday entry weekend tickets priced at £9 a week, or £9.50 for Thursday entry weekend ticket.

An adult weekend ticket with camping is priced at £180 or £190 if camping from Thursday, a weekend with camping child ticket for those aged 15 to 17 years (on 01/08/2013) is priced at £113 with camping on Thursday. A weekend with camping child ticket for those children aged 11 to 14 years (on 01/08/2013) is priced at £98.

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 under-11 years (on 01/08/2013) 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.

An advance car parking pass is priced £11 per car (or £15 cash on arrival), and campervan ticket is £72 per vehicle.

To buy tickets, click here.

Spread across the Castle Field, Kids Garden, Big Top, Bollywood, Black Dahlia, East Lulworth Literary Institute, the festival offers 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.

Camp Bestival 2013 takes place from Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th August, at the picturesque setting of Lulworth Castle, set against the backdrop of the Jurassic coastline in Dorset.


Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th August 2013
Lulworth Castle, Lulworth, Dorset, BH20 5QS, England MAP
£190 weekend camping from Thursday
daily capacity: 10000
last updated: Wed 31st Jul 2013


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