Bestival festival 2012 Jamie BakerIn keeping with their 10th birthday spectacular celebrations at Robin Hill, the amazing gifts keep coming as Bestival HQ is buzzing with news of another brand new arena for 2013 – Temple Island.

Taking its place amongst almost 30 stages in 10 fields of Besti-wonderment, with mega-soundsystems, non-stop parties and 24 hour escapism, you’ve got to explore it before it burns to the ground!

Rob da Bank says:

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“Bestival has almost 30 stages of live music, DJs, poetry, cinema, drag acts, ultraviolet ping pong and general mayhem going off in 2013. Club Dada and the Polka Tent (programmed by the insanely creative and madcap Chris Tofu) is always ahead of the curve and we’ve been proud to host the first festival stages of gypsy punk, electro swing and many other underground genres. As ever, Señor Tofu has pulled it out the bag with his line-ups for 2013.

“Never looking backwards and always embracing the future, I’m so proud to unveil Temple Island – a brand new totally ace fusion of styles from festivals like Burning Man and Portugal’s Monegros festy, with a cutting-edge global electronic DJ collective… Half hippy, half techno warrior. Roll on September”.

New for 2013, Temple Island is a lucid dreamland of beguiling saturnalia where acts like London Grammar, DJ Falcon and Karma Kid come to play. Around them, fantasy and reality fuse in a haze of bio-sculptures and an eclectic collection of some of the tastiest foods in the country. It’s a beautiful place. But nothing is what it seems…

Late on Sunday night – Temple Island will literally go up in flames!

Remember to keep checking and Bestival’s Facebook and Twitter for all the latest news. And don’t forget to tag your tweets #hmsbestival.

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Adult Ticket with entry from Thursday 5th September – £190

Adult Ticket with entry from Friday 6th September – £180

Adult Premium ‘Wild Copse’ Camping Ticket – £316 (more info)

Student Ticket with entry from Thursday 5th September – £180
(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 – £127

Teen (age 13-17) Premium ‘Wild Copse’ Camping Ticket – £158 (more info)

Child (age 12 & under) Ticket – Free (but you must obtain a ticket)

Child (age 12 & under) Premium ‘Wild Copse’ Camping Ticket – Free (more info)

Campervan Tickets – £90 (per vehicle)

Caravan / Trailer Tent Ticket – £101 (One car only per caravan/trailer tent – no exceptions)

Advance Car Parking – £11 (or £15 in cash on arrival)


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