Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Unfolding over four days, Bestival is staged in the country park of Robin Hill on the Isle of Wight across the English Channel.
James Ellis: My Journey
Man with the Microphone
Rapper and producer James Ellis has cerebral palsy, but that won't stop him from playing Bestival.
There aren’t weddings anywhere else on the Earth quite like the ones at Bestival’s inflatable wedding chapel.
Johann Wald explores the surreal and artistic world of Bestival’s Night Parade.
Golf Cart Confessional: MØ
Danish pop star MØ shares a few choice stories and musical memories on a journey around the Bestival grounds.
Interview: Craig David
Julie Adenuga talks to Craig David about his time at Bestival 2016 and his favourite part of being famous.
Swim To Bestival
The most dedicated fans choose to swim to Bestival, a 10-year-old tradition that raises money for charity.
Golf Cart Confessional: Bestival 2016
Girli shares a few choice stories, confessions, and musical memories in exchange for a lift from Hannah Rad.
Wall of Death
Hannah Rad explores the Bestival Wall of Death, which is more fun and less perilous than the name implies.
Interview: Benji B
Benji B talks about his career as a professional DJ and his long history with Bestival founder Rob da Bank.
Will & Bollywood
Will Best gets a taste of Indian dance music with Dr. DJ, who opens Bestival’s Bollywood Field.
Julie Adenuga talks to Ghostpoet just after his performance at Bestival 2016.
Julie Adenuga talks to electronic duo HONNE about their time at Bestival 2016 and making their new album.
Interview: Lady Leshurr
Julie Adenuga talks to Lady Leshurr about her time at Bestival 2016 and the importance of a great performance.
Festival Facts and Figures
Run the numbers on how everything for Bestival, including the world’s largest bouncy castle, comes together.
Beyond the Stage: Bestival
Go Inside the Music
Bestival’s laid back, artistic culture is a reflection of its founder, DJ Rob da Bank, and his wife, Josie.
The island behind the scene
Get an inside look at the bohemian culture of the Isle of Wight in England, Bestival’s home from 2003 to 2016.