Date: 09 Sep 2005
- 11 Sep 2005
Venue: Robin Hill, UK
Winner:Best Medium Sized Festival
(UK Festivals Awards2005)
Bestival 2006 tickets on sale
Tickets for next year's Bestival have gone on sale at early bird prices following the success of this year's sell-out and
fancy dress party record breaking weekend!
Bestival weather mystery
There appears to be no agreement between rival weather-predicting people concerning their Isle Of Wight forecasts - but it
looks like there'll be a bit of sun, a bit of rain, and quite a lot of cloud...
The Rakes cancel Bestival show
The Rakes have been forced to pull out of next weekend's Bestival on the Isle Of Wight, with singer Alan Donohue still suffering
from a sore throat.
Cricket for Bestival
Bestival organisers have confirmed plans to put up TV screens at the festival so that cricket fans can watch the fifth and
decisive test match over the weekend. (Apparently a few were a bit worried!)
Intervurt to play late Sunday slot at Bestival
Bestival organisers have just let us know that our top DISCOVERED band for 2005 will be playing a Sunday evening slot in the
24 Hour Village - recognition that Intervurt are a band to be reckoned with!
Bestival world record bid
Organisers of Bestival have confirmed they'll be bidding to set a world record for the biggest ever fancy dress party on the
Saturday night of the festival - with the theme of cowboys and indians!
New Adventures at Bestival
Following their triumphant mud-soaked Glastonbury activities featuring Editors, Four Tet, Erol Alkan and The Filthy Dukes
amongst others, Adventures In The Beetroot Field will bring their Electronic Rock 'n' Rave Circus to The Bestival.
The Magic Numbers to headline Bestival
One of this year's top festival finds, The Magic Numbers, have been promoted to headline the Friday night at Bestival, with
organisers also announcing the rest of the main stage lineup.
More acts for Bestival
Gilles Peterson, VHS Or Beta, Erol Akan, Bent, Zoe Ball, and Max Sedgley are among the latest bands and DJs to be added to
the eclectic lineup at this year's Bestival, on the Isle Of Wight.
Royksopp to headline Bestival
Nordic beat chillers Royksopp will headline the Saturday night of this year's Bestival, with organisers today confirming loads
more acts, including Saint Etienne and X-Press 2.
Super Furry Animals to headline Bestival
Super Furry Animals have been confirmed to headline the Sunday night at Bestival, with The Go! Team, Fabio & Grooverider,
and Howard Marks also added.
First acts announced for Bestival
The bulk of the line-up for this year's Bestival has been revealed, as well as details of a new acoustic arena for some special
intimate sets. Tickets are on sale here and now!
British Sea Power reveal festival dates
British Sea Power have revealed their UK summer festival plans and are set to play Glastonbury, Reading/Leeds, Summer Sundae,
and perhaps most intriguingly, Bestival.