More Family Fun for Camp Bestival 2017 Posted on Wed 28th June 2017

including Matthew Bourne and Liz Pichon & The Tom Gates Brilliant Bands & Doodle Live Show

More Family Fun for Camp Bestival 2017

Camp Bestival has revealed more acts to celebrate its 10th Birthday, including Matthew Bourne's New Adventures & Re:Bourne. The dance artists will be leading inclusive workshops for a range of ages based on Matthew Bourne’s award-winning production of The Red Shoes and Cinderella.

Also added to the bill are  Liz Pichon & The Tom Gates Brilliant Bands & Doodle Live Show, with author of the bestselling Tom Gates books, Liz Pichon,Andy & The Odd Socks, featuring Kids TV presenter Andy Day. Also appearing are twin pop sensations Max & Harvey and Raoul & Hectore’s Disco Stupido with their anarchic antics, daddy dance off, sing-a-long shenanigans, lip sync lunacy and air guitar goofiness with .

Plus, there will be an array of pop-up performances including a portable confessional booth to confess all of your guilty pleasures with Pop Confessional!, a roaming bicycling botanist with tales from around the world Isabella Story Bicycle, local Morris Dancers, samba band madness with Batala Portsmouth, a cappella barbershop harmonies with Ladies Of The Lawn, Dreamland Maragate Characters, roaming celeb photographers Snap Papz who will be catching all you Pop Stars & Rock Stars in action,and pop-up group skipping sessions with Skip Team.

Pig’s Big Record Club is a brand new emporium of sonic treasures for Camp Bestival’s 10th Birthday celebrations that harks back to our very beginnings. For the tenth year running the 78s spinning specialists of the Shellac Collective will be pulling out all the stops in Pig's Big Record Club to put on a show of vintage music splendour and unrivalled live music that'll bring joy to your heart.

Shellac Collective founder and Pig’s Big Record Club curator Greg Butler says: 

"The Shellac Collective have been performing at Camp Bestival since it started in 2008 and we're thrilled to still be here to celebrate its tenth birthday. If you are wondering why our venue is called the ‘Pig's Big Record Club’ - it's in honour of John Peel - who would play a 78 every night on his show called the Pig's Big 78 - introduced by his wife Sheila who he affectionately called ‘The Pig’.”

About Camp Bestival 2017

When: Thursday 27th - Sunday 30th July 2017

Where: Lulworth Castle, East Lulworth, Dorset, BH20 5QS

Camp Bestival is the UK's largerst family festival with bothe live music and DJ's, theatre, spoken word to keep the whole family entertained.

Featuring an enormous kids’ area the kids will be spoilt for choice. With a host of thrilling activities from soft play and circus skills to go-carts and glitter, there’s plenty of excitement for kids of all ages. Plus, there are kids’ shows and performances on the Castle Stage and in the Big Top, daring antics to be had at the Freesports Park, and fairytale escapism in the Dingly Dell.

Camp Bestival’s amazing music line-up is curated by renowned music specialist Rob da Bank

From folk and dub to drumstep and jazz jungle, there’s guaranteed to be something to get you and the kids throwing shapes long into the summer evenings.

With a consummate arts programme that offers the best in contemporary theatre, performance, spoken word and discussions, there is a wealth of entertaining wonder and intellectual nourishment for all ages to get stuck into. Add to that amazing street eats and gourmet treats, fantastic campsite facilities.

Camp Bestival 2017 Line Up includes:

Acts confirmed to appear at Camp Bestival 2017 include: Acts already confirmed for Camp Bestival include: Brian Wilson, Mark Ronson, Madness, All Saints, Holly Johnson, Leftfield, Louisa Johnson, The Bootleg Beatles. Skream, David Rodigan presents Ram Jam, Raindance, Big Fish Little Fish, Ray Blk, Kate Nash, The Cuban Brothers, Becky Hill, Mexrrissey, Dub Pistols, Dj Yoda, Elvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana, The Blockheads, Norman Jay MBE, Los Pacaminos Feat Paul Young, Raghu Dixit, Circus Raj, Disney Rascal, The Smiths Ltd, Funky Little Choir, Indian Queens, Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, The Shellac Collective and The Ska Vengers plus Dick & Dom and The School of Rock Musical.

Camp Bestival 2017 Ticket Information 

Adult Weekend Ticket - £197.50
Student Weekend Ticket - £165 / Age 13 to 17 Weekend Ticket - £125
Age 10 to 12 Weekend Ticket - £98.75 / Age 5 to 9 Weekend Ticket - £45
Age 4 & Under Weekend Ticket - £15
Babes in Arms (1 & Under) - FREE  

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Last modified on: Wed 12th July 2017

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