Those with tickets for Camp Bestival Dorset and Camp Bestival Shropshire have some welcome additions to their lineups – and those still hunting for a truly family-friendly event should check out these two summer events.

Camp Bestival Shropshire

The newbie, Camp Bestival Shropshire is a stand-alone event with all the family friendly elements of the original Camp Bestival. Self Esteem, aka Rebecca Taylor, who has been wowing crowds with her latest album Prioritise Pleasure is making an appearance; likewise Mr Scruff is also set to join the lineup, plus the Bollywood Brass Band and British music duo The 2 Bears.

Aso appearing: Sister Nancy & Legal Shot Sound for some Jamaican dance hall flavours, The Hot Tub Time Machine will supply 80s and 90s throwback tunes and Balearic DJ Nancy Noise.

Portia’s Happy Hour headed up by model Portia Freeman is another exciting addition. Parents can enjoy a little me time away from the madness whilst indulging in a cocktail or two.

Camp Bestival Dorset

The established Camp Bestival Dorset at Lulworth Castle announces David Rodigan, Rhoda Dakar, Junior Jungle and Too Many T’s. Plus ‘Chap-hop’ legend Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer, DJ and Worldwide FM host Pete Gooding, and DJs, Chris Coco and Frank Tope.

Camp Bestival Dorset will have a new ‘Desert Island Disco’ theme. Get ready to disco-nnect from the 9-5 and head to the field for a weekend of record-breaking glitter, giggles and good times. 

Stars in both Camps

There are several artists set to star at both festivals such as the world’s youngest Asperger’s band, The Stencil Pencils. Consisting of 11-year-old Kale Harris-Herbert aka ‘woo’, brother Johnson aka ‘bouba’, 13, and sister Indiana aka ‘bindi-bow’, 7, the trio have already been recognised by the Queen. Also ‘Chap-hop’ legend, Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer, and Brit nominated Gracey

Tickets for Camp Bestival Dorset are on sale now. Adult weekend camping tickets start from £210 (+ booking fee) and child weekend tickets from £80 (+ booking fee). For tickets and details please visit:
Camp Bestival Shropshire takes place at Weston Park, 18-21 August 2022. Tickets are on sale now. For more info visit

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