Camp Bestival Announce Second Festival Location for 2022
Introducing Camp Bestival Shropshire, coming to Weston Park* August 2022
Camp Bestival is excited to announce a stellar sister show to the UK’s favourite family festival coming to Weston Park 18-21 August 2022. Following hot on the heels of the pioneering Dorset-based jamboree in July, Camp Bestival Shropshire is a brand-new, stand-alone event bringing all the unique and essential family friendly elements of the original Camp Bestival to the heart of England.
Get ready to explore the wonderful world of Camp Bestival at a brand-new location. Following a hugely successful 14-year history entertaining families, Camp Bestival Shropshire will bring the ultimate family festival experience to the heart of the Midlands. With lashings of family fun, little ones will be spoilt for choice as they step into a family festi-holiday like no other!
Speaking of the announcement, Festival Co-Curator’s Josie & Rob da Bank said:
“Whoop! The da Bank house is about to explode with excitement that we can finally announce our first new festival for many years as we unleash Camp Bestival Shropshire! Set in the heart of England, Josie and I couldn’t be prouder or more delighted to have finally found a site that’s not only worthy of a second Camp Bestival, but is also exquisitely beautiful. Weston Park has all the elements we love from magical woodlands and oodles of green fields to lakes and a historic stately home backdrop.
Following the success of Camp Bestival in Dorset, we’re over the moon to be adding this new event to our festival family to meet popular geographical and practical demand. We plan to give this festival as much love and attention as our heritage festival in Lulworth and can’t wait to see you all back at one or the other…or possibly both!
Love Robby, Josie and the Camp Bestival family”
An ardent take on Team CB’s tried and tested recipe, Camp Bestival Shropshire will make a home in Weston Park’s immaculate grounds designed by England’s greatest gardener, Capability Brown. A wonderland of expansive green spaces, luxuriant lawns, verdant parkland, and enchanting woodlands, festivalgoers can enjoy a host of glittering family treats from our famous kids’ gardens jam-packed with action, and all manner of frolics and fun, to magic meadows and whole arenas abounding with a myriad of screen free activities for kids of all ages.
And let’s not forget all the things that make Camp Bestival one of the country’s favourite festivals and a six-time winner of the UK Festival Awards Best Family Festival, including theatre, shows, wellbeing workshops, circus spectacles, sideshow commotions, comedy, lashings of incredibly delicious food and drink and the very finest in outdoor living from spacious general camping, Camping Plus and Backstage Camping, through to decadent boutique offerings, campervans, caravans and beyond.
No Camp Bestival would be complete without an epic musical line-up stretching all the way from legendary heavyweights to some of the most exciting up and coming acts around. Taking in pop, rap, rock, dance, dub skiffle, swing, and any other genre-busting madness you care to mention, there will be beats, rhymes and giddy rhythms all weekend long, spread across Camp Bestival’s signature stages, including the Big Top, Bollywood, Caravanserai, Pig’s Big Ballroom and more.
Combining an all-encompassing family festival experience with an action-packed camping holiday, Camp Bestival is the ultimate ‘Festi-holiday’ jam packed with entertainment and cultural delights!
Tickets for Camp Bestival Shropshire will be on sale early November with the full line-up announced later this year. Head to shropshire.campbestival.net for more info and to sign-up for ticket presale.
Camp Bestival Dorset takes place at Lulworth Castle, July 28th to 31st 2022. Tickets are on sale now – head to campbestival.net for more info.
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We Are Family. Camp Bestival combines an all-encompassing family festival experience with an action-packed camping holiday to create a Festi-Holiday!
The brainchild of renowned music specialist Rob da Bank and creative director Josie da Bank, and founded in 2008, Camp Bestival is known as the UK’s ultimate family festival, having won Best Family Festival at the UK Festival Awards six times.
Taking place over the summer holidays at Lulworth Castle on Dorset’s stunning Jurassic Coast, and now Weston Park, Shropshire in the heart of England, Camp Bestival offers hundreds of things for families to do from circus skills, science explorations, bushcrafts and immersive theatre journeys through to amazing live acts and DJs, family raves, comedy, cocktails, award-winning street food, and flamboyant evening cabaret, all shared with likeminded people.