More acts have been announced for Camp Bestival, which takes place at Lulworth Castle, Dorset from Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th July.
Captain of the ship, Rob da Bank says: “Spring has sprung and summer is finally on its way, so we thought we’d give you even more seafaring fun and games for this year’s Camp B! Something for everyone is our unspoken motto and from meet and greets with family favourites, pop stars, and reggae legends, to shenanigans and hoe-downs in Caravanserai, lindy hopping in Pig’s Big Ballroom and amazing raving for all ages, we’ve never had so much to see and do.”
For family fun there's personal appearances from Peter Rabbit, Peppa Pig, and Paddington on Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively.
New music comes from Rae Morris (pictured above), David Rodigan, Dub Pistols, and Britpop Brass, while Huey Morgan's NYC Block party will see sets from Scratch Perverts & Mateo, Hak Baker, Grace Carter, Beans on Toast, and Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer. Raindance will have sets from new announcements Altern-8, Uncle Dugs, Liquid (live), DJ Faydz, DJ Vibes, and Fat Controller, and Big Fish Little Fish has sets from Mark Archer, Chris Liberator, Baker & Beale, Joe Muggs, High Eight, and Little My.
There's more from Shadow Child, The Lovely Eggs, 77.78, Adam French, Miss Kiddy and The Cads, LEKIDDO - Lord of The Lobsters!, Junior Jungle, Opus Kink, The Curious, Jade Bird, Everything Imagined, jim8track, Dapper Dan, English Disco Lovers, DJ getbacktothebeat, and Funky Little Choir.
The Caravanserai has a 'Welcome to the Junglist Kids' drum and bass special on the Thursday, there's 'Punk Rock for all the Family' on Friday, and on Saturday it's 'The Wedding Guests' with Oh My God! It’s the Church and more, and a 'tropical tea Party' on the Sunday. For the acts, plus for The Pig's big Ballroom, see the line-up page.
There's also entertainment for kids of all ages in The Greatest Tent on Earth with ZSL London Zoo: Gruesome Nature Live!, Animalphabet The Musical, The Owl Who Was Afraid Of The Dark, Whatever Next! By Jill Murphy, Pirate Pearl and the Big Blue Monster, Mole & Gecko: An Interactive Rap Musical!, Tongue Fu For Kids, The Makeshift Ensemble - The Children In The Moon and Samsam Bubbleman's Giant Bubble Show!
They join a music line-up that so far includes headliners Simple Minds, Rick Astley & Clean Bandit, with DJs and live acts including Sara Cox, Shed Seven, Pop Will Eat Itself, Tokio Myers, Declan McKenna, Dodie, Jane Weaver, Skatalites and many, many more. For all of the details so far please see the line-up page.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
Adult Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thursday) - £187.50
Student Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs) - £180
Age 13 to 17 (on 30/07/2017) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) - £119
Age 10 to 12 (on 30/07/2017) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) - £93.75
Age 5 to 9 (on 30/07/2017) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – £33
Age 4 & Under (on 30/07/2017) Weekend Ticket (inc. camping from Thurs or Fri) – £11
Babes In Arms (1 & Under) - FREE (but ticket required)
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). These ticket holders must be accompanied by a Ticket holding parent or guardian over the age of 21.
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joining a music line-up featuring Rae Morris, Dub Pistols, 77.78, Shadow Child, Opus Kink, & more
joining Simple Minds, Rick Astley, Clean Bandit, & more