Thursday, May 23, 2019

Bestival announce disco-inspired 2014 theme

The organisers of the annual Bestival music event have announced that their 2014 theme is to be inspired by disco, dubbed 'Desert Island Disco'. The release on the official website of the festival, which is set to kick off on 4th September, describes the event...

Bestival 2016: Caravanserai lineup announced

With less than three weeks to go until Bestival opens its gates for another year, Rob Da Bank and co have announced the full line-up for the site's Caravanserai. Nestled within Bestival's Stardust Field, the Caravanserai will feature a shedload of vintage caravans and Wurlitzers...

Review: London Grammar at Bestival 2018

It's safe to say eyebrows were raised when, earlier this year, Bestival organisers announced London Grammar as their 2018 Saturday night headliners. Sure the trio really can do no wrong - with two albums under their belt, both of which have become spectacular works of...

Bestival organisers announce new Southampton ‘Common People’ Festival

Bestival curator Rob Da Bank has announced a brand new festival in the summer's calendar. Taking place on the Bank Holiday weekend of 23rd and 24th May, Common People will see the Bestival spirit start early in Southampton Common. Of the new event, da...

A gin festival is coming to Camp Bestival this summer!

Camp Bestival organisers have announced their own 'festival within a festival', following the reveal of a new gin-focused soiree taking place this summer. Rob & Josie’s Gin Festival, organised by founders Rob and Josie Da Bank, is definitely not one for the kids. Featuring 50...

JägerHaus confirm Bestival return with Joe Goddard, Shadow Child and more

Jägermeister have announced the final stop of their summer festival tour, bringing their acclaimed JägerHaus to this weekend's Bestival in Dorset. Set to continue on from their success at Lovebox, Citadel and Kendal Calling, the JägerHaus will reach Bestival in a big way -...

Bestival 2016: Kano, Snakehips, Mura Masa, Izzy Bizu and more announced

Bestival organisers have announced a wealth of new names for this September's event, adding to an already-impressive lineup which includes the likes of The Cure and Major Lazer. Amongst the new names come some of our own favourites, including Mura Masa, Snakehips, Kano and Izzy...

Bestival 2016: More acts announced

As 2016's festival season prepares for kick-off (this weekend will see the likes of Common People, Radio 1's Big Weekend and We Are FSTVL open their gates), Bestival organisers have announced a wealth of new acts for this year's already-exhaustive lineup. Often seem as the...

Video: Missy Elliott – ‘Get Your Freak On / Work It’ (Live at Bestival 2015)

Just under a fortnight ago, Missy Elliott made her return to the UK, closing Bestival 2015 following a long-overdue hiatus on the live scene. Arguably one of the most-exciting acts to grace Robin Hill Park over the Bestival weekend, Missy laid down the gauntlet with...

Bestival announce 2018 plans; new Circus theme and new dates

Bestival organisers have announced their 2018 plans, with an all new theme and at a new time of year to boot. Set to return for its second year at Dorset's Lulworth Estate, Bestival 2018 will now take place on 2nd-5th August, one month prior...