Zippo Circus joins Camp Bestival party

The Zippo Circus is set to be part of this year's Camp Bestival.

On the musical side Gruff Rhys Vs Tony Da Gatorra, Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip, Sound Of Rum and Lissie and The Widowmaker are set to play live while Jaguar Skills, Rev Milo Speedwagon, Sombrero Sound System and Mix It Up DJs will hit the decks.

With all the hype surrounding the acts, bosses are ecstatic to confirm an exclusive UK appearance are the legendary Zippo Festival Circus.

Drawing on 250 years of circus tradition Zippos Festival Circus will astonish with a fast-moving and spectacular show featuring a host of circus skills that will keep you on the edge of your seats, including daring trapeze stunts, amazing juggling, dazzling acrobatics and, of course, the circus clowns.

It's an all-human show in the traditional circus style, guaranteed to delight young and old alike, with laughter, thrills and spills.

With 12 shows spread across the weekend, space is limited to 500 people per show, tickets for performances will be £7.50 each (under 2s are free) so be quick to make sure you catch this amazing, exclusive spectacle.

Click here for Zippo Circus show tickets.

Rob da Bank
said: “I've taken the da Bank juniors to see Zippos twice this year and I couldn't drag them out of there at the end. Roll up, roll up for the classic old school circus experience!”

Elsewhere, Rude Britannia: British Comic Art will be presented by Tate Britain as one of many attractions at the family festival. The relaxed lecture will be held by Cedar Lewisohn, and the lesson will feature work by artists such as Oliver Michael and Edwina Ashton.

DJ Yoda, Calvin Harris, Chipmunk and The Fall are among the musical delights set to perform over the weekend alongside Mr Scruff, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry and many more.

Click here to see the latest Camp Bestival line-up.

Tickets are on sale now priced at £145 for a adult weekend pass, £135 for students and £72.50 for 11-17 years. Under 10s go free, but require a ticket.

Click here to buy Camp Bestival tickets.

Camp Bestival 2010
will take place at Lulworth Castle, Dorset from 30 July to 1 August.