Bestival 2008 News
A Greener Festival Award shortlist released
A Greener Festival has commended 12 festivals for their hard work in promoting environmentally friendly events.
Shortlist announced for UK Festival Awards
The shortlists for this month's UK Festival Awards have been announced and fans now have one week to make a difference in
a second round of voting.
UK Festival Awards - Vote Now!
Voting is now open for the UK Festival Awards 2008, giving you the definitive say on another amazing festival year.
Bestival Reunion Tour announced
Mystery Jets, De La Soul, Florence And The Machine and Rob Da Bank are among the acts hitting the road as part of the Bestival
UK Festival Awards launch party unveiled
Virtual Festivals and Headphone Disco have teamed up for a special night of summer anthems to celebrate the launch of the
UK Festival Awards.
Bestival 2009 tickets on sale now
Tickets for next year's Bestival have just gone on sale at this year's prices.
Winehouse 'destroyed Bestival hotel room'
Amy Winehouse caused £5,000 worth of damage to her hotel room following her Bestival appearance a tabloid has been claimed.
Bestival 2009 early bird tickets on sale Friday
Early bird tickets for Bestival 2009 will go on sale from midday this Friday (12 September).
Amy Winehouse booed at Bestival
Amy Winehouse was booed at Bestival as she kept thousands of fans waiting in the mud.
Underworld close wettest ever Bestival
Underworld brought the main stage to a triumphant close at Bestival last night (Sunday) with a headline set that will be long
remembered by the party faithful.
Exclusive: Bestival Secret Acts Revealed
We can reveal that Grace Jones and a reformed Specials are the surprise acts at Bestival 2008 on Saturday afternoon as everyone
dresses up for this year's '30,000 Freaks Under The Sea' fancy dress theme.
Bestival plan for Winehouse no-show
Rob Da Bank has assured Bestival ticket holders that he has a back-up plan if headliner Amy Winehouse fails to show.
Bestival announce stage and day splits
Bestival organisers have revealed the day and stage splits for four of the main stages.
Jestival comedy line up for Bestival
Bestival has unveiled its Jestival comedy line up and confirmed Hercules And The Love Affair as a last minute addition.
The Specials to reform for Bestival?
Rumours are circulating that The Specials are set to perform at this year's Bestival.
I Am Kloot, Magistrates and new arenas for Bestival
I Am Kloot are among five acts completing the line up for Bestival, as organisers unveil several new arenas and a novel way
to reach the Isle Of Wight fest.
Noah and the Whale and Neon Neon for Bestival
Noah And The Whale and Neon Neon are among the slew of new live acts and DJs added to the Bestival bill.
Bestival fans hunt for golden ticket
Following in the footsteps of Willy Wonka, Bestival organisers have hidden five weekend pass in their new 'A-Z Bestival 2008'
Bestival announce Fancy Dress theme
Mermaids, seahorses and squids are likely to be among the characters on show at this year's Bestival.
Bestival sells out in record time
This year's Bestival has sold out in record time.
More acts announced for Bestival
Pete and the Pirates, Florence and the Machine and Lykke Li have been confirmed for this year's Bestival, which only 500 tickets
left for sale.
Will Young to play at Bestival?
Will Young has reportedly been lined up to play Bestival.
Amy Winehouse to headline Bestival
Amy Winehouse and Underworld have been revealed as the remaining headliners at Bestival.
Mark Ronson for new Sunday Best night
Mark Ronson, Late Of The Pier and The Cuban Brothers are among the acts involved in two new Sunday Best events taking place
in London and Liverpool.
Bestival line up announced
My Bloody Valentine will headline the Friday night at Bestival 2008, one of many acts just confirmed for the September bash.
Second act confirmed for Bestival
Chas and Dave have been confirmed as the second act for this year's Bestival, which will take place at Robin Hill Country
Park, Newport on the Isle of Wight over 5-7 September.
Bestival bands and DJs to hit the road
Bestival have pulled together some of their favourite artists from previous festivals to play on a UK tour.
British Sea Power reveal festival dates
British Sea Power have let slip at least five UK festivals they'll be playing this summer.