Monday, November 30, 2020

Bestival announces further measures to reduce single-use plastics for 2018

Bestival organisers have announced plans to further reduce reliance on single-use plastics, by removing plastic bottles for sale. The new initiative - which comes in the wake of 'The Final Straw' campaign - will see single-use water bottles now be fully replaced by canned...

The 2018 Bestival line-up will land this week

Bestival organiser Rob Da Bank has confirmed this year's first wave line-up announcement will land later this week. Taking to Twitter in a post which saw the founder gear-up in attire aligning with this year's circus theme, it was revealed that the 2018 list of...

Bestival 2015: Missy Elliott confirmed to headline

In a UK festival exclusive, Missy Elliott has been confirmed as the headliner for Bestival's Sunday night closure. Arguably one of the greatest artists of all time (subjective of course, but we're huge fans here), Missy's appearance will mark her first UK show in...

Bestival 2016: Slow Motion hideaway retreat announced

Following last year's debut, Bestival organisers have announced the return of their Slow Motion hideaway retreat. Once-again situated toward the north entrance of the field, Slow Motion promises a zen-like experience away from the hustle of the main event, with the likes of The The...

Bestival 2018 reviewed: A getaway that still perfectly nails how to do a festival right

Returning for its fifteenth year with another trio of eclectic headliners, Bestival organisers once again proved they know how to throw down a party. Unlike other festivals within the saturated market, Bestival's magic still lays firm away from any major sponsors, instead delivering sparkle...

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...

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 2016: Initial lineup revealed

The Cure, Hot Chip and Major Lazer have been confirmed as headliners for this summer's Bestival, following the announcement of the first waves of acts across the Isle of Wight weekender. The reveal, which coincides one day after Bestival's 'future theme' unveiling, also leaves a...

Bestival 2016: JägerHaus confirmed to return

Maribou State, Elderbrook and Raye are amongst the names added to this year's Bestival, as Jägermeister announce the return of their JägerHaus area for next month's festivities. Nestled nearby the Invaders Of The Future stage, JägerHaus will also see DJ sets from the likes of...

Bestival wins ‘Best Major Festival’ at UK Festival Awards

Following the huge success of this year's event, Bestival has taken the title of Best Major Festival at this year's UK Festival Awards. Bestival 2015, which saw the likes of Chemical Brothers, Duran Duran and Missy Elliott amongst the performers, received rave reviews from both...