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Here’s who’s playing Camp Bestival 2020

The festival confirms Fatboy Slim, Groove Armada, Liam Payne and more.

Organisers of Camp Bestival have confirmed their line-up for this year’s movie themed festival.

Leading the announcement is the news that Fatboy Slim, Liam Payne and Groove Armada are all set to headline the festival’s Castle Stage.

Returning to Lulworth Castle, Dorset, this year’s edition of the festival will take place from Thursday 30 July – Sunday 2 August 2020.


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Former One Direction star Liam Payne headlines the Friday night at Camp Bestival this summer.

After releasing hit singles such as Strip That Down, For You and Familiar over the past few years, Payne released his debut solo album LP1 in December 2019.

Taking on headline duties on Saturday night will be Fatboy Slim.

The superstar DJ has performed at festivals all across the globe and the Camp Bestival crowd can look forward to hits such as Right Here Right Now, Eat Sleep Rave Repeat and Praise You booming out from the Castle main stage.

Closing the festival on Sunday night will be the legendary electronic duo Groove Armada.

The pair have released eight studio albums throughout their stellar career, with the latest Little Black Book dropping in 2015.

Other acts confirmed to perform live over the weekend include St Albans indie rockers Friendly Fires, singer-songwriter Sophie Ellis Bexter who’ll be appearing on stage with London LGBTQ+ collective Sink The Pink, and pop maker Becky Hill.

Camp Bestival 2020 will also welcome a plethora of world class DJs, with names such as Sarah Cox, Jo Whiley, David Rodigan and DJ Yoda set to perform.

The festival has also confirmed a whole host of family friendly entertainers, including Dick & Dom, Sam & Mark and Mr Tumble.

Alongside live music, the festival will also boast a wide programme of entertainment and activities to get involved in including live comedy acts, poetry and literary readings, film viewings, food and drink stalls, interactive nature activities, cabaret, fitness and wellness programmes and more.

See the full confirmed programme below.


Camp Bestival 2020 Line-up

Camp Bestival 2020 will be headlined by Fatboy Slim, Liam Payne and Groove Armada

Castle Stage Headliners 

  • FATBOY SLIM
  • GROOVE ARMADA
  • LIAM PAYNE

Castle Stage special guests 

  • FRIENDLY FIRES

Talks and performances from: 

  • BECKY HILL
  • IRVINE WELSH
  • ADAM KAY
  • SARA COX
  • DAVID RODIGAN
  • DICK & DOM
  • BRAINIAC LIVE
  • GEORGIA
  • SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR FT SINK THE PINK
  • ALL HAIL KALE
  • NORMAN JAY
  • MAX & HARVEY
  • MISTER MAKER & REBECCA
  • JO WHILEY’S 90S ANTHEMS
  • THE SHERLOCKS
  • THE SUGARHILL GANG – FURIOUS 5 FT GRANDMASTER MELLE MEL & SCORPIO

More live music from:  

  • HEATHER SMALL
  • LEVEL 42
  • JAGUAR SKILLS
  • REEF / SPACE
  • BIIG PIIG
  • THE SELECTOR
  • SELF ESTEEM
  • S CLUB PARTY
  • THE CUBAN BROTHERS
  • BRU-C
  • TIM BURGESS
  • DUB PISTOLS
  • THE WURZELS
  • LTJ BUKEM
  • STEVE DAVIS & KAVUS TORABI
  • PLASTIC MERMAIDS
  • LONDON GARAGE ORCHESTRA
  • DECO
  • KLAUS BLATTER
  • GENGAHR
  • BRASS RAVE UNIT
  • THRILL COLLINS
  • MR B THE GENTLEMAN RHYMER
  • ADAMSKI
  • MASTER PEACE
  • GLOWIE
  • LAVENGRO
  • HOLY MOLY & THE CRACKERS
  • EASY STRIDE BAND
  • FFION REBECCA
  • GREEK TRAGEDIES
  • KRAFTY KUTS
  • SHEPDOG
  • PURPLE RAVE (ROB DA BANK & TAYO) GOLDIEROCKS
  •  WRONGTOM
  • ENDOR
  • IRAINA MANCINI
  • CLUB DE FROMAGE
  • BOWIE DISCO
  • DEPTFORD NORTHERN SOUL CLUB
  • BOOGALOO STU DJ SET
  • WARM RESIDENTS
  • MARCO GIANNINI  YACHT ROCK PARTY
  • DJ GETBACKTOTHEBEAT
  • JIM8TRACK
  • PERRI KAYE
  • FOAMA

More family shows and kids entertainment from: 

  • SAM & MARK
  • MR TUMBLE
  • THEDADLAB
  • MR MOTIVATOR
  • BOOGIE STORM
  • BRIT SCHOOL PRESENTS
  • STAGECOACH WORKSHOPS
  • JUNIOR JUNGLE
  • BIG FISH LITTLE FISH
  • FLY-KID
  • SAMSAMBUBBLEMAN
  • BLOCKBUSTER FACTORY
  • AARDMAN’S AMAZING SCENE MACHINE
  • INSECT CIRCUS
  • WORLD’S BIGGEST BOUNCY CASTLE
  • CIRQUE BIJOU
  • BIGTOPMANIA KIDS THEATRE
  • WILD TREE CLIMBING
  • TREE CANOPY WALKS
  • ART TOWN
  • SCIENCE TENT
  • FUNKY LITTLE CHOIR
  • SIGNING HANDS

Meet and greets for the little ones

  • TROLLS: POPPY & BRANCH
  • MINIONS: BOB & STUART
  • PAW PATROL: CHASE

Comedy 

  • ADAM KAY
  • SCUMMY MUMMIES
  • TIMMY MALLETT
  • BLINGO: HIP HOP BINGO
  • MUCH ADO ABOUT BINGO

Camp Bestival goes to the movies with: 

  • FULL MOON CINEMA
  • SON ET LUMIERE FIREWORKS FINALE
  • CIRQUE BIJOU’S HIGH WIRE SPECTACULAR
  • DJ YODA PRESENTS FILMSTOCK

Pink Flamingo evening cabaret 

  • CHERYL HOLE
  • MADAME GALINA AND HER ONLY FRIEND(S)
  • WITT ‘N’ CAMP

Food and drinks 

  • NEIL RANKIN
  • DJ BBQ
  • ALL HAIL KALE PRESENTS ‘HYPCONDRIA LIVE’
  • OMARI MCQUEEN – HOW TO BE A VEGAN ENTREPRENEUR
  • CHRISTO – THE VEGAN BUILDER
  • THE FEAST COLLECTIVE WITH LIVE FIRE DEMOS
  • MOTHER EARTH’S OPEN KITCHEN
  • WOMEN’S INSTITUTE TEA TENT
  • FIZZ BAR

Wellness and fitness at slow motion 

  • HOLISTIC TRIATHLON
  • YOGA & MEDITATION
  • BREATH WORKSHOPS
  • SOUND HEALING
  • GONG BATHS
  • AURVEDIC WORKSHOPS
  • SLEEP RETREAT
  • MASSAGE & THERAPIES
  • RICHIE BOSTOCK
  • FIT CAMP INCLUDING WILD RUNS, HIIT & FAMILY BOXING
  • WILL WILLIAMS & THE BEEJA EXPERIENCE

Wild Tribe 

  • THE BIG BUILD
  • SPINNEY HOLLOW CRAFT VILLAGE
  • WATER SLIDES & ZIP LINES
  • HORTISCULPTURE
  • MOSSY CROW
  • YOUTH STRIKE 4 CLIMATE MOVEMENT
  • BUSHCRAFT & BIVOUAC BUILDING
  • INTERACTIVE THEATRE
  • DRUMMING CIRCLES
  • CAMPFIRES & CALM SPACES

Literary 

  • IRVINE WELSH
  • MAN VS. BABY
  • MY TUTU WENT AWOL
  • KATIE ABEY
  • KATE PANKHURST
  • JO SIMMONS
  • HELEN SKELTON
  • ANNA MCNUFF
  • DR MARYHAN
  • JOHN HARRIS
  • ANNA JAMES
  • TOM MITCHELL
  • THE MOUTH OF MANLINESS

Tickets for Camp Bestival 2020 are available now through Ticketmaster.co.uk

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