Bestival 2012 line-up and other entertainment

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Live Music:

Saturday Headliner: New Order

The XX, Sigur Ros, Justice, Two Door Cinema, Hot Chip, Soul Wax, Nero, Emeli Sande, Orbital, Warpaint, De La Soul, Major Lazer, Sister Sledge, The Horrors, Spritualized, Gary Numan, Kevin Saunderson Feat Inner City Live, Michael Kiwanuka, Azealia Banks, Sub Focus, Gallows, Doom, Rizzle Kicks, Earth Wind & Fire Experience Feat Al Mckay, The Cuban Brothers, Buraka Som Sistema, Belowhead, little Dragon, Gold Panda, Adam Ant & The Good The Mad And the Lovely Posse, Lianne La Havas, Delilah, First Aid Kit, Ane Brun, Friends.

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, King Khan And The shrines, The Japanese Popstars, Chas & Dave, Dub Pistols, King Krule, Charli XCX, Slagsmalskulubben, Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard, Aipur Kawa Brass Band, Field Music, Jinja Safari, Jaipur Kawa Circus, Church Of Love & Ruin, 2:54, Frankie Rose, Liz Green, Gabrielle Aplin, Fiction, Turbowolf, This Is The kit, Young British Artists, Ghost Outift, Patterns, L.A Salami, To Kill A Kind, Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo, Heathward, Laurel Collective, Ahab, Gecko, Model Society, Sky Sphere, Blackhouse Crow, Friendly Fires, Death In Vegas, Django Django, Daughter, Drums of Death, Zulu Winter.

Brainfeeder presents Thundercat, The Gaslamp Killer, Teebs, Lapalux, Jeremiah Jae, DJ Kutmah.

Bat For Lashes, Ben Howard, SBTRKT, Roots Manuva, Alabama Shakes, Sage Francis (UK Festival Exclusive) / Grimes (UK Festival Exclusive), Chairlift / Gesaffelstein, Iceage, Ren Harvieu, Factory Floor, Porcelain Raft, Toy, Kindness, Dismantle, Dirty Beaches, General Levy, Top Cat feat. Sir Coxsone Outernational, Josh Kumra, Errors, Trailer Trash Tracys, Forest Swords, Stay+, Skinny Lister, Misty's Big Adventure, Ryan Keen, Nina Nesbitt, BIGkids, The Lovely Eggs, Alt-J, St Spirit, Charming, Shepherds, Seán McGowan

John Talabot, Lucy Rose, Jamie N Commons, Kwes, Diagrams, Clock Opera, Stealing Sheep, Mary Epworth, Wet Nuns, Dingus Khan, Anothers Blood, Tom Williams And The Boat, Valentine Gray, Cherishport, The Widowmaker, Mr Motivator

DJ Sets From Rob Da Bank And Friends

2ManyDJs, Annie Mac Presents, Four Tet B2B Caribou, The 2 Bears, David Rodigan MBE Presents Ram Jam, Dirtybird Showcase Feat Claude Vonstroke, Justin Martin & Eats Everything, Francois Kevorkian, DJ Yoda, Maya Jane Coles, Scuba, LTJ Bukem, Plastician, Greg wilson, Scratch Perverts, Giles Smith & James Priestley (Secretsundaze), Oneman B2B Jackmaster.

Camo & Krooked, Ben UFO, Jaguar Skills & His Amazing Friends, Mosca, PBR Streetgang, DJ Shepdog, Shellac collective, DJ Charge.

Docter P, Pearson Sound, Borgore, Flux Pavilion, Max Cooper, Gemini, Pangea, Pariah, Billy Daniel Bunter, Trolley Snatcha, Blawan, Koan Sound, Warm & Electric Minds, Moodymann, Kavinsky, Girl Unit

Jamie xx, Julio Bashmore, The Nextmen, B Traits, Leo Zero, Dr. Alex Paterson, Evian Christ, Reggae Roast, Mixmaster Morris, Frank Tope, Phil Mison, Rev Milo Speedwagon, Graeme Fisher (Balearic), Pathaan, DJ Cable, Foamo, George B, Mojo Filter, Sink The Pink

  • Amphitheatre Stage: Max and Ivan are Holmes and Watson, The Unexpected, Four Screws Loose, About a Bench, Soundbites, Lizard Lounge with Scroobius Pip, Roundhouse Poetry Collective, RSA talks

  • Around The Wood: David Lynch Foundation Meditation and Yoga, Gideon Reeling's Theatrical Wanderings

  • Ambient Forest: Mixmaster Morris, Chris Coco, Phil Mison, Pete Gooding

  • Swamp Shack - blues, bluegrass, folk and country music

  • Fake Bush will also be gracing the stage with her unmissable renditions of our favourite Kate Bush songs.

Non Music Entertainment

  • Invisible Circus and Roundhouse Performance Collective bringing a host of Deliverance-style mutants, fading southern belles and other unwholesome night-crawlers to life around the Shack.

  • The Ambient Forest is also back with a treasure trove of enchantments to lose yourself in. From the captivating Nomad Cinema to the David Lynch Foundation’s Transcendental Meditation sessions

  • Continuing the poetry offerings, we’re welcoming Tongue Fu, which features spoken word artists performing alongside a live band in a unique and compelling union and Bestival Limings, who fuse a carnival and party-loving vibe into a spoken work format to Bestival for the first time this year

  • At the Amphitheatre Stage, Guilt and Shame present their brand new depraved show Night of Seduction and on a slightly less debauched note, Eye Brow Productions present Collision, four hilarious and thought-provoking new short plays about surviving physics, testing love, and time travel.

  • Ping Tron is a fully immersive, totally captivating ping pong experience played in a custom-built, lightproof mini arena with just the glow of AV to illuminate the action!

  • Hot Breath Karaoke

  • Sounds Familiar Music Quizz and Let's Get Quzzical

  • Big Neon Letters - comedy show

  • Daily Birthday Party each afternoon, where everyone who is celebrating their special day (plus guests!) can gather to regress to the good old days of musical bumps and pass the parcel.

  • Alternative Cabaret from Camp, Boom Boom Club, Hoochie Coochie Kabaret.

  • Drag Queen legend Johnny Woo will be whipping us into a frenzy with his Gay Bingo and Lipsyncing mayhem.

  • Tranny super group Sink The Pink will be donning their Lycra leotards and rainbow eye shadow to lead us into a hedonistic, multi-coloured, glitter strewn party where all your inhibitions should be left at the door

  • Slumbarave - an irresistibly twisted, spooky hotel. Check in, if you dare, in the early hours and consort with characters ranging from the gothic to the insane; become part of the murder and mystery during the weekend at the haunted Hotel Slumbarave. Keep your bed tidy and the pillow fights tight, get your straightjacket pyjamas on and make sure the bed bugs don’t bite. The ‘Chambermaid of Festivals Past’ may well tuck you up during your worst nightmares.

  • Spidora is a dark yet delightful immersive theatrical sideshow presented by Copperdollar and The Peoples Front Room is a 19th Century Salon of creativity, artistry and performance all combined in a strangely familiar yet surreal environment.

  • Camp Cooks are a trio of 1950s style drag queens, cooking up a storm with foodie demos, camp performances and delicious meals for sale in their retro Airstream.

  • RSPLB: romantic chit chat over a jigsaw, pen a love letter, go on a blind date or learn a mating dance and celebrate love in all its glory?

  • The Dukes Box: a sideshow that crams an entire band into a tiny shiny…er…juke box. With 35 songs to choose from, you can hear your favourites played just for you – live, with lights and sound system!

  • Sol Cinema, a super-cute and dinky retro cinema for eight people, showing short films, music videos and random curios for your viewing pleasure. All powered by the sun! Amazing.

  • Mazy's Art Club helping you to get back to your creative roots

  • Spread the Love project with super talented folk Craftinoon Tea. Create handmade messages and random acts of kindness then spread the messages to as many people as possible by joining them on secret field missions.

  • Tthe Knees Up Tent and Time for Tease. If you fancy an afternoon tea with a dollop of saucy burlesque, or taking part in a racy art class with Dr Sketchy, then the Time for Tease tent is the place to indulge. For an eclectic and reckless party, with everything from world street vibes to comedy to plenty of gin fuelled sing-alongs with Underbling and Vow, then join the revellers in the ever energetic Knees Up Tent.

  • Club Dada will be a four-day marathon of mentalness featuring DJ Tofu’s welcome home, The Electro Swing Club, the Night of 1000 Beat Boxers and Breakin Brass.

  • Polka Tent: a den of wild-eyed wonder and the only tent in the world dedicated to the remix of Gypsy and Hoetown styles, curated by Continental Drifts, Global Local and Penny Metal.