Thursday 30th July – Sunday 2nd August at Lulworth Castle
Run by Bestival founder Rob Da Bank and creative director Josie Da Bank, Camp Bestival, the sister festival of Bestival, is a multi-award winning family friendly festival and action-packed camping holiday. You can travel light to this event as there are amazing campsite facilities and fantastic gourmet treats and street food. With reserved Camping Plus plots available and an array of fantastic Boutique Camping options, you will stay in luxurious accommodation during this wonderful festival experience.
In 2008 this Festi-Holiday was awarded Best New Festival in 2008 at the UK Festival Awards and has been the winner of Best Family Festival five times. It has also been awarded the Best Family Festival twice and Pure Fun in 2019 at the Family Traveller Awards.
Family fun and entertainment
Set in the grounds of Lulworth Castle, on Dorset’s coastline just outside Wareham and only a two hour drive from London, Camp Bestival is jam-packed with family fun and entertainment. From circus skills to go-carts, the enormous Kids’ Garden offers a host of exciting activities. The Castle Stage and Big Top have lots of shows for children of all ages. For those dreamers who love fairytale escapism and dressing up, Dingly Dell is perfect whilst the Sports Park is for daredevil performances. The arts programme offers a wealth of entertaining wonder with contemporary theatre, discussions performance and spoken word.
Line-up for 2020
Renowned music specialist and Radio 1 DJ Rob Da Bank Bestival is the founder of Camp Bestival and curates legendary music line-up. There is always a brilliant array of eclectic acts and something for everyone including Florence & the Machine, Ed Sheeran, Basement Jaxx and upcoming artists.
The announced line-up for 2020 includes a special guest performance from indie rock legends, Friendly Fires and headline sets from Fatboy Slim, Groove Armada and Liam Payne. Josie and Rob da Bank have said:
“We can’t think of a style of music that isn’t on the bill this year – from rave to grime, classical to pop, guitars and reggae. From the original party-starter Fatboy Sim and indie royalty Friendly Fires through pop stars Liam Payne and Becky Hill to Groove Armada and a special Sophie Ellis-Bextor show with Sink The Pink, not forgetting our new and breaking acts like Georgia, Biig Piig and Self Esteem. It’s not just about music – it’s all going off from CBeebies to skate ramps, an outdoor cinema, tree climbing, Wild Tribe screen-free adventures into nature, yoga, meditation and explosive science shows! Get ready for Camp Bestival 2020!”
Rob Da Bank and Da Bank are excited to welcome everyone to Camp Bestival in four months time. The following news and more details can be found by clicking here
“Dear Camp Bestival family,
We hope you are all keeping safe and well, and adapting to the new daily routines especially the homeschooling and kids being cooped up
We are continuing to plan for our best ever Camp Bestival, following government guidelines and waiting patiently to see how things feel by April 19th. We want to reassure you that if Camp Bestival 2020 has to be cancelled, you will be offered a refund or you can carry your ticket over to next year when we will of course welcome you back (including anyone using payment plans).
In other news, we are busy planning an exciting stay at home Easter festival sleepover…full of workshops, cooking lessons, kids activities, music and special guest takeovers. Watch this space!
Take care and thanks for your patience at this very testing time for all. Josie and Robby da Bank xxxx”