Camp Bestival brings disco fever to Dorset

We are a family! The Camp Bestival the team brought disco fever to Dorset, achieving a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the biggest disco dance at the 14e the year of Camp Bestival, and further cementing its place as a truly breathtaking, jaw-dropping and unforgettable family vacation experience.

Rob da BankCommissioner of Camp Bestival: “What an amazing year with our Camp Bestival family. Josie and I are beyond honored to have reached a world record with the help of families and people of all ages, coming together to dance, laugh and celebrate in all our glittery glory. It was a moment we will never forget and we can’t wait to bring the magic of Camp Bestival to Shropshire in just three weeks! Goodbye.

Pop megastars Rudimentary and Rag ‘n’ Bone Man to timeless disco legends Sister Luge, Earth Wind & Fire Experience with Al McKay and Kool and the gangCamp Bestival Dorset spread Desert Island disco fever, while razor lightbritpop legends Shed sevenand king of party crackers Example rocked the Camp Bestival stage.

Circus Jewelry the acrobats delighted the crowds each evening with a haunting and entertaining Disco Inferno performance suspended above the iconic world’s largest disco ball, while festival-goers of all ages enjoyed the eccentric offerings in the enchanting setting Caravanserai. Families bounced off the simply massive The biggest bouncy castle in the worlddanced with the UK’s biggest troublemakers Cock & Domunleashed their inner monkey by climbing the trees of the Dingly Dell and sparking the imagination with stimulating science shows in the science tent.

Those looking for moments of relaxation with the family enjoyed some well-deserved time in the Slow motion wellness area. From ice baths and meditation to yoga sessions and sleep retreats, and more to ensure a weekend of wellness and recovery amid the excitement of the festival.

Camp Bestival wouldn’t be complete without ending the weekend with the famous Fireworks Spectacular, engulfing the magnificent and historic Lulworth Castle in a bath of sound, light, projection and fire.

If you missed this year, the new sister festival Camp Bestival Shropshire takes place at Weston Park from August 18 – 21while Early Bird tickets for Camp Bestival Dorset 2023 will go on sale frozen at this year’s prices on friday 5e August at 10 a.m. (full ticket details below).

It only remains to say a big thank you to GUINNESS WORLD RECORD participants and all the families who took part in the weekend, you really made it an unforgettable weekend. We are a family! See you in Shropshire.

  • Rudimentary “By far the best show of the year”
  • Jo Whiley“The happiest of festivals with the most beautiful people, where the children are the superstars”
  • Sophie Ellis-Bextor“I was really looking forward to it because the atmosphere was amazing, everyone was really excited, and we did it – a world record! Confetti, disco dancing, what more could you ask for!
  • Robert Kool Bell of Kool and the Gang “Camp Bestival is like a mini-Woodstock, and we’re going for it!”

Camp Bestival 2023 Ticket Information (Early Bird Rates):

  • Adult Weekend – £180
  • Weekend 13-17 – £137.50
  • Weekend 10-12 – £112.50
  • Weekend 5-9 – £92.50
  • Weekend 4 and under – £72.50
  • Babes In Arms (1 year and under) – FREE (but ticket required)
  • General Caravan – £107.50
  • General Motorhome – £97.50
  • Weekend parking at – £22.50

Camping Hospitality, Backstage Camping, Boutique Camping and Front Row/Kids’ Garden Campervans and Caravans also available.

10 month payment plans available on weekend camping tickets only.

Camping Plus Reserved Pitches – £180

Camping Hospitality, Backstage Village, Boutique Camping, Camp Pre-Pitch and General/Front Row/Kids’ Garden Campervans and Caravans also available.

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Jan G. Gilbert