Kate Nash to headline Camp Bestival

Plus loads more confirmed for new family fest

Photographer:Shirlaine Forrest

06 March 2008

The 'Foundations' star will headline the Sunday night, joining previously announced headliners Chuck Berry and The Flaming Lips.

A repeat of her NME Awards show collaboration with Billy Bragg could also be on the cards with the political troubadour performing on the main stage just before her.

Hercules And The Love Affair, DJ Yoda, The Nextmen, Dub Pistols Sound System and Kid Carpet will also be playing at the Bestival spin off.

Camp Bestival takes place at Lulworth Castle, Dorset, over the weekend of 18-20 July. Tickets are on sale HERE.

Other acts just confirmed include Ross Allen, Taiwah, Emiliana Torrini, Rod Thomas and Cut A Shine.

Organisers have also unveiled details of their comedy, spoken word and literature program, which will be held in an arena called the Laughter Library.

Contributing to the Jestival Comedy line up will be Roy Walker’s ‘Catchphrase’, Andrew Maxwell presents ‘Full Mooners’, Ida Barr & Tina C, Phil Nichol, Glenn Wool, Craig Campbell, Dave Fulton, Jason John Whitehead, Andy Askins, Adam Bloom, Sol Bernstein, Pete Cain, Susan Murray, Jonathan Mayor, John Fothergill, David Hadingham, Jeff Innocent and Carl Donnelly.

Scroobius Pip will be presenting Spoken Word sessions with Polar Bear, Poem Inbetween People, Peggy Sue & The Pirates, Gideon Conn, Kate Tempest, Matt Lloyd and AF Harold.

While the literature line up will include Howard Marks, Richard Milward, Joe Stretch, Neil Boorman, Gautam Malkani, Damian Barr, Bookslam, M J Hyland, Sebastian Horsley, Henry Hemming, Dan Rhodes, Edward Docx , Marie Phillips ,Nigel Spriggs/Daniel Clay,  Tom Leveritt , Michael Smith, Ed Larrikin & Larrikin Love, Joel Stickley & Luke Wright, Cathi Unsworth, Peter Wild, Tom Hodgkinson, Andy & Dave Hamilton, Paul Kingsnorth and Gabriela Blandy.

There will also be a Kamp Karaoke Night, featuring Ukelele Karaoke, Folk-aoke and Hip-Hop Karaoke too.

Previously announced acts include The Flaming Lips, Chuck Berry and King Creosote.


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