There are mere days until Lulworth Castle lowers the drawbridge to Bestival‘s famed fancy-dressing crowd for the first time, having hosted Camp Bestival (the family friendly version) for the past decade. We’re pretty excited about the move, as you’ll know if you read our extremely supportive write up last week. (If not, why? You can find it here.)
Bestival favourites Pet Shop Boys and The XX are headlining The Castle Stage, with A Tribe Called Quest joining them (not on the same day, but imagine!) for their last ever UK date. Elsewhere, Bestival are bringing their traditions from the Isle of Wight to the mainland, including incredible Thursday night slots – this time from Blossoms and Jamie T, and a boat full of queer culture: The good ship HMS Bestival, featuring Sink The Pink. Every genre’s covered over the weekend, with performances from Justice, Laura Mvula, Roots Manuva, Blaenavon, Rag’N’Bone Man, Dizzee Rascal and many more.
And if live music’s not your bag, there’s a garage pool party (with bonafide legends DJ Luck & MC Neat – probably not in budgie smugglers), ridiculously good food at The Feast Collective, an Ambient Forest (basically like something from Avatar, but with better music)… You can even spend the weekend making crafts and playing Drag Queen Bingo.
Oh, and we’ve got two tickets to give away if you fancy heading there yourself.
To be in with a chance head over to our Facebook page, give it a “Like” and share this post. You’ll also find a couple of other ways to enter over there too.
The competition closes on Wednesday 30th August at midday (to give us time to count ’em up, and to give you time to book travel and practice your ill voice to get the time off work – we’re not sorting that for you). The winner will be chosen at random and notified later that day.
Now hit play below and get entering please.