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Bestival 2018

  • Lulworth Castle, East Lulworth, United Kingdom
  • 2-5 August 2018
Bestival 2018

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One of the UK's most diverse and creative festivals

Bestival is one of the UK's most famous music festivals, popular for its hugely diverse lineups and warm embrace of creativity, which includes comedy, theatre, circus and art. 

Now set at Lulworth Castle after moving from the Isle of Wight, Bestival brings its sparkle to the same site as its younger sibling – Camp Bestival – transforming the castle grounds into a haven of eccentricity and surrealism under a yearly theme. 2018's theme is the sea, so get planning those fancy dress ideas!

And when it comes to the music, Bestival has it all. Spanning across rock, indie, house, techno, hip-hop, D&B, reggae, garage and more, Bestival's lineup quite literally has something for everyone. The last edition played host to The xx, A Tribe Called Quest, Pet Shop Boys and Andy C. 



Castle Stage


The Big Top


HMS Bestival




Club Da Da

  • Vic Reeves (Reggae Set)
  • Reggae Roast feat. Natty Campbell
  • DJ Shepdog (Nice Up!)
  • Ezra Collective
  • Jazz Re:Freshed
  • Henge
  • Tokyo Sex Wail
  • Sweetlife Society
  • Wara
  • Immigrant Swing Movimentos
  • DJ Chris Tofu
  • Thrill Collins
  • White Mink Electro Swing Club
  • Choreograff featuring Tension Breakers Versus Swing Patrol with New York Brass Band, Natasha Khamjani & More

Since its move from the Isle of Wight in 2017, Bestival now takes place in the grounds of Lulworth Castle, home to its younger sibling Camp Bestival. The expanse of green space and rolling hills make the site perfect for all manner of quirky activities.


Lulworth Castle, East Lulworth, BH20 5QS, United Kingdom


Bournemouth Airport is the closest airport to the festival site. 

The Yellow Buses line A1 runs every 30 minutes from the airport to Bournemouth Station. From there, it is a 30 minute train to Wool, from where a local taxi is the best option for the short ride to Lulworth Castle.


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Bestival 2018

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