Bestival 2011 News
Here's the full list of who won what at the UK Festival Awards 2011.
Bestival 2011 has been named the Fans' Festival of the year at the UK Festival Awards 2011.
The Cure are set to release a live album of their performance at Bestival 2011, with proceedings of the release going to charity.
The Cure will play a very special show at London's Royal Albert Hall this November when they play their first three albums, 'Three Imaginary Boys', 'Seventeen Seconds', and 'Faith', in full and back to back.
There are only two days left to vote for the Golden Welly Award for the Best Independent Festival at the first-ever AIM Independent Music Awards.
The finalists for the Live Music Business Awards 2011 have been announced, with Foo Fighters, Slipknot and Beyonce poised to fight it out for the Best Festival Performance award, and Reading, Glastonbury, Bestival and Sonisphere also getting nods.
A limited number of Bestival 2012 early bird tickets will go on sale at 9am Friday 23 September at 2011 prices with a 6 month payment plan option available.
Watch Young Rebel Set's road trip to Bestival 2011 earlier this month as they dodged wasps and defeated dodgy directions to make it in time to play the Sailor Jerry's stage.
Virtual Festivals users have voted the Friday night headline set from Pendulum at Bestival 2011 as their favourite show of the weekend.
During a late night 12-inch trade off, under the amber glow of Gilles Peterson's whirring studio equipment, Thom Yorke nodded towards a Radiohead tour in 2012. Could festivals be on the (House Of) Cards too?
There are only ten days left to vote for the Golden Welly Award for the Best Independent Festival at the first-ever AIM Independent Music Awards.
Bestival Sunday night headliner Bjork postponed returning to her native Iceland for a day after her island set to visit a book shop in Newport.
Let us know how the summer of festivals in 2011 has been for you and have your chance to win a brand new iPad!
Police are investigating after a 15-year-old girl reported being raped at this year's Bestival.
It's time to vote for the Golden Welly Award for the Best Independent Festival at the first-ever AIM Independent Music Awards.
The Cure at Bestival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
Watch our filmed Gentleman's Dub Club interview from Bestival 2011.
Johnny Flynn at Bestival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
Kelis at Bestival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
Frank Turner at Bestival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
Skrillex at Bestival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
Toots and the Maytals at Bestival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
We have a chat with Jason Campesinos! from Los Campesinos! as he - rather painfully - gets his shin tattooed at Sailor Jerry's Ink City at Bestival 2011.
Village People at Bestival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
PJ Harvey at Bestival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
Brian Wilson at Bestival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
SBTRKT at Bestival 2011 - review. We want your reviews too!
DJ Eddy Temple Morris has hit out at Bestival, branding it 'Worstival', saying the event is about 'making money' and is 'as corporate as they come'.
It's time to look ahead to this weekend's Bestival 2011 weather forecast.
Last-minute Bestival 2011 tickets are becoming available at face value.
Bestival organiser Rob da Bank has confirmed a wave of new musical and comedy acts for Bestival 2011 this weekend, plus free tea for litter pickers.
Frank Turner will be joining The King Blues on the line-up for the Sailor Jerry's Ink City stage at Bestival next weekend.
"Instead of the doom and gloom cancellation of smaller festivals, 2011 brings high hope for up-and-coming festivals."
Friendly Fires on Friday September 9 will hammer out exclusive live collaborations with their musical peers and entertain with their own DJ Set at Bestival 2011.
Tickets only available through secondary ticket sites - details below.
The Sony/PIAS distribution centre in Enfield has been badly damaged in a fire during the riots in London.
Film fans can listen to live soundtracks created by top musicians at Jersey's Branchage Film Festival 2011.
The line-up for Thursday (8 September) at Bestival has been revealed, with Santigold headlining Mark Jones' Back To The Phuture night of electro music.
Friendly Fires are set to play the RizLab arena at Bestival 2011, which takes place from 8-11 September at Robin Hill Country Park, Isle Of Wight.
The Association Of Independent Festivals has launched The Ticket Trust, a "secure ethical ticket exchange."
Reunited Merseyside indie legends The La's, Wolf Gang and James Blake are among a host of new names to join the line-up at Bestival 2011, which takes place from 8-11 September at Robin Hill Country Park, Isle of Wight.
Having visited a slew of summer festivals already, we realise that they're getting more expensive. So to save you some cash, we're proud to introduce the Virtual Festivals Vouchers app!
Bjork has been confirmed as the final headliner for Bestival 2011, in what will be her only outdoor festival date this year.
Millets are offering tickets to Bestival, The Big Chill and Kendal Calling this summer as well as a host of other prizes. All they need are your funny festival photos...
It's time to say goodbye to the MyFest and Virtual Festivals forums...
Rob da Bank, organiser of the Isle of Wight's Bestival, has revealed that 80s sensation the Village People have agreed to judge the festival's fancy dress competition.
Professor Green, Crystal Fighters, Tom Vek and Kitty Daisy And Lewis are just a few names added to Bestival 2011 line up.
Bestival 2011 bosses have revealed details of 'magical' arts and entertainment, including a roller disco, crazy golf, circus performers and a fancy dress parade set to take place on-site at the festival which takes place from 8-11 September at Robin Hill on the Isle of Wight.
Bestival 2011 tickets close to sell out with passes to see the likes of The Cure, Pendulum, Primal Scream and more now only available via ferry companies sites.
The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has released figures showing improvements in festivals' green policies.
Santigold, Johnny Flynn and Yuck are among a host of new announcements for Bestival 2011 today (18 April).
If you've been reading the news this week, you may have come across articles highlighting the dangers of Lyme disease, which is passed on by ticks that tend to be found in rural areas and on livestock.
Isle Of Wight Festival 2011 and Bestival 2011 will be the first UK festivals to be filmed in 3-D, say Sky Arts.
The Maccabees have leaked the next Bestival 2011 announcement, revealing that Pendulum will headline the Friday (9 Sept), while PJ Harvey, Kelis and the Village People are among the other latest names confirmed.
Rob da Bank has revealed the fancy dress theme for Bestival 2011, which returns to Robin Hill Country Park, near Newport on the Isle Of Wight from 8-11 September.
Adele has told a newspaper that she thinks she'd have a heart attack if she played a festival.
According to his Twitter, Rob da Bank has let slip that Public Enemy are set to play Bestival 2011 which returns to Robin Hill Country Park, near Newport on the Isle Of Wight from 8-11 September.
Plans for an annual 30,000 capacity music festival in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight have been revealed.
According to reports in one tabloid rag the dubstep supergroup are in talks to buy their local non-league football club Farleigh Rovers.
End Of The Road Festival, Kendal Calling and Beat Herder are among seven new members that have joined the Association Of Independent Festivals (AIF).
The Cure will play their only European festival show of 2011 when they headline next year's Bestival.
Rob da Bank will reveal the first acts to play Bestival 2011 on his Twitter account at 10am on Wednesday 1 December.
We would like to apologise for the disruption to VF's service yesterday (19th October) and any alarm caused by the warning messages that may have appeared in your web browser when you tried to access the site.
Voting in the UK Festival Awards 2010 longlists will close tomorrow (Tuesday).
Early bird tickets for Bestival 2011 are now on sale. Adult tickets are priced at £150 including camping with a payment plan available.
Early bird tickets for Bestival 2011 will go on sale tomorrow (Friday) at 9am.