1 August – 6 August
 Lulworth Castle, East Lulworth, Wareham BH20 5QQ Map
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 You cannot bring children to this festival
 Deposit: £200. (The deposit is refundable: see FAQs)

Bestival is one of the UK's most famous music festivals, popular for its hugely diverse lineups and warm embrace of creativity, which includes comedy, theatre, circus and art. Taking place at The Lulworth Estate – an enchanting, wooded country estate on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast it is set to be magical. The theme this year is 'Circus: the most colourful show on earth' and sets to be a festivals full of impressive acrobatics, hire wire daredevils and an out of control ringmaster eager for you to join the most colourful festival on earth!

This year's line-up includes M.I.A, London Grammar, Grace Jones, Plan B and many more.

Facilities available

  • Secure camping
    Oxfam has its own safe and secure campsite which is equipped with a marquee as a community space for our volunteers.
  • Hot tea & coffee
    We also provide all volunteers with access to hot tea and coffee, hot showers and toilets, so it’s really every festival goers dream!
  • Phone charging
    We know that access to power on a festival site is usually tricky so we ensure access to free phone charging points in our marquee.
  • Meal tokens
    You will also receive a meal token for each shift, to keep you full of smiles with a happy tummy.

Roles required

Getting there

Information about travelling to Bestival can be found on the official festival website and on Google maps.