Kurupt FM, Superfood, Jimothy Lacoste & more join Bestival 2018 with House of Vans

By Neil Greenway | Published: Wed 18th Jul 2018

Bestival 2018 - around the site
Photo credit: Jamie Cooney

Bestival 2018

Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th August 2018
Lulworth Castle, Lulworth, Dorset, BH20 5QS, England MAP
£180 + £10 eco-bond + £1 charity 'donation' (mandatory)
Daily capacity: 35,000

Making its first ever UK festival appearance at Bestival at Lulworth Castle, Dorset from Thursday 2nd until Sunday 5th August are House of Vans, who'll be hosting a brand new den of creativity, featuring live acts, art and ingenuity, curated by House of Vans, Sunday Best and DIY Magazine.

Rob da Bank says: "Just when we thought we couldn't get any more of the best new up-and-coming bands and DJs in the world at Bestival, we've only gone and teamed up with Vans for their first ever festival appearance. The House of Vans is a brilliant new venue designed collaboratively between us and them and boasts a killer line-up booked by yours truly and Vans including Besti faves Kurupt FM alongside a UK festival exclusive from YOTA plus the likes of Jimothy Lacoste, The Xcerts and Superfood. Vantastic!"

With garage bangers and spitting essential South London consciousness, Kurupt FM headline Friday night. Over the four days curated by Sunday Best, DIY Magazine and House of Vans there's blistering noiseniks Spring King, a festival exclusive appearance from Yota: Youth of The Apocalypse, quartet The Big Moon, power-poppers The Xcerts, alt-pop chanteuse Laurel, chameleonic duo Superfood, and bedroom pop from Jimothy Lacoste. There's also more music across the weekend from Anteros, Riko Dan, Nimmo, Chelcee Grimes, Xylaroo, Biig Piig, Mellah, Lost Colours, Lady Bird, Walt Disco, Pearl City, Holiday Oscar, Lauran Hibberd, and Zandi, with one more very special guest to be announced.

House of Vans' sleek warehouse will have a live music stage with its own bar, and a vintage photobooth. There will also be a workshop space with screen printing hosted by Lovenskate, who'll rework a range of festival essentials including bucket hats and bum bags for festivalgoers. Hair braiding gurus Keash bring their mobile braid bar to the space providing free braiding throughout the day. Alongside the workshops there will be skate film screenings, merchandise giveaways, and an outside courtyard with plenty of space for all to lounge with live art installations and delicious food and juice concessions. 

Bestival this year has headliners Jorja Smith, Silk City (Diplo and Mark Ronson), London Grammar, M.I.A, plus Jimmy Cliff, Chaka Khan, Grace Jones, IDLES, Django Django, Plan B, First Aid Kit, David Rodigan and the Outlook Orchestra, Thundercat, Oh My God! It's The Church, Songhoy Blues, Mr Jukes, Beans on Toast, and many many more. To see the full list of acts please see the line-up page.

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Tickets for 2018 are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
Refundable Bestival Eco-Bond (Mandatory): £10
Bestival Charity Donation (Mandatory): £1
adult weekend: £180
teen (13-17) weekend: £120
child (12 & under): free but needs ticket
any day: £60

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