Camp Bestival Dorset announces lineup and ticket dates

CAMP Bestival Dorset, the family festival, will return to Lulworth Castle from July 28-31 with a new Desert Island Disco theme.

The festival today announced its lineup and limited daily tickets, which will go on sale at 10 a.m. on June 8.

The following artists will perform during the three days of the festival.

Friday July 29:

  • Rag’N’Bone Man
  • razor light
  • Unfaithful (DJ Set)
  • David Rodigan
  • Gok Wan
  • Jodie hard
  • The Cuban Brothers
  • Gracey
  • junior jungle
  • Lola Young
  • Jo Whiley’s 90s Anthems
  • Friday in Dorset will also host: Horrible Histories, Terrible Tudors, Mister Maker & Rebecca Keatley, MC Grammar, Iris Gold and Timberlina’s Drag Storytime.

Saturday July 30:

  • Kool and the gang
  • Earth Wind & Fire ft. Al McKay
  • Sophie Ellis-Bextor
  • The publishers
  • Horse Meat Disco
  • broken ankles
  • Rhoda Dakar
  • Saturday’s lineup will also include family artists: Mr Tumble, Brainiac Live: Remixed!, Cosmic Kids Yoga, Live with Jaime, Dick & Dom and Big Fish Little Fish.

Sunday July 31:

  • Sister Luge
  • Rudimentary
  • Example
  • Shed Seven
  • Theo Kotis
  • Yolanda’s Jam Band
  • Elsewhere on the Sunday lineup are Charlotte Church’s Late Night Pop Dungeon, Mr Motivator, comedian Ed Byrne, Cosmic Kids Yoga, Live with Jaime, Rascal Raves and Everyday Racism.

Speaking about the Camp Bestival Dorset line-up announcement, Curators Josie and Rob da Bank said: “Revealing the day-to-day line-ups of Camp Bestival Dorset never gets old, even after 14 years of hard work. We are both thrilled to finally announce what our happy Camp Bestival family can experience from Friday to Sunday.

“In true Camp Bestival style, the festival is a mix of incredible music, comedy, entertainment, wellness and food for the whole family.

“We have amazing tracks over the three days, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man and Rudimental, plus the holy disco trinity of Earth Wind & Fire Experience ft. Al McKay, Kool and The Gang and Sister Sledge, who are all really going to take our Desert Island Disco theme to a whole new level. Ride in July.

On the final night of the three-day festival, Camp Bestival will feature a grand finale fireworks display, set against the backdrop of Lulworth Castle by Two Tigers Fireworks.

A festival spokesperson said: “2022 will mark a hugely successful 14-year history of family-friendly entertainment for Camp Bestival and in addition to enjoying world-beating festival lineup, families can also get lost in four days of theatre, wellness workshops, circus performances, comedy and a tantalizing range of exquisite food and drink, all set in the beautiful and spacious surroundings of Lulworth Castle.”

Jan G. Gilbert