Bestival 2012 announces two new arenas

The Bollywood Tent gets a makeover and a new bands stage added

Bestival 2012  announces two new arenas

Photographer:Sara Bowrey

Chris Eustace - 14 August 2012

Bestival institution The Bollywood Tent has been revamped, with a massive temple entranceway and a new Indian-themed Cocktail Bus in front of it, plus loads of new Indian day beds and parasols outside and fresh decor inside.”

Meanwhile, the Replay with Rob Da Bank Stage will host mostly new acts. The full line-up includes Summer Camp, Alt-J, Clement Marfo & The Frontline, Willis Earl Beal, Iceage, Wet Nuns, Dingus Khan, Jake Bugg, This is the Kit, The Staves, Mary Epworth, Daytona Lights, Rudimental, Kwes, Big Kids.The Other Tribe, James McCartney, The Coronas and Nina Nesbitt.

Jinja Safari, Lucky Elephant, Stealing Sheep, Balearic Folk Orchestra, Two Jackals, Clock Opera, AlunaGeorge, Diagrams, Tom Williams, & the Boat, Crowns, Kate Nash, King Charles, Skepta, Gush, Palma Violets, Sunless 97, Georgous George, Gecko and Beans on Toast will also play the stage.

Replay’s Road Trip To Bestival will kick-off in London, at Replay Store Carnaby Street on 16th August, followed by Replay Covent Garden Store on 23rd August with live performances from the hotly tipped Gorgeous George, Gecko and Two Jackals at 6pm. Spaces are limited, so it’ll be first come, first served.

Bestival 2012 takes place at Robin Hill Country Park near Newport on the Isle of Wight from 6-9 September.

Stevie Wonder, Florence & The Machine and New Order are this year’s Bestival headliners, with the likes of The XX, Sigur Ros, Friendly Fires, Justice, Two Door Cinema Club, Hot Chip, Gary NumanOrbitalAzealia BanksBen HowardAlabama Shakes and Nero among those also on the bill this year. 

Head here for the full Bestival line-up.

Bestival tickets are on sale now, priced as follows:

Adult Ticket with entry from Thursday 06 September – £180
Adult Ticket with entry from Friday 07 September – £170
Adult Premium 'Wild Copse'* Camping Ticket - £299
Student Ticket with entry from Thursday 6th September - £170
(For full-time students only. Valid NUS or ISIC ID required at the box office. No other student ID accepted)
Teen (age 13-17) Ticket with entry from Thursday 06 September - £120
Teen (age 13-17) Premium 'Wild Copse'* Camping Ticket - £149.50
Child (age 12 & under) Ticket – Free (but you must obtain a ticket)
Child (age 12 & under) Premium 'Wild Copse'* Camping Ticket - FREE
Advance Car Parking - £10 (or £15 in cash on arrival)

Click to buy Bestival tickets.


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