If you’re one of those who still get excited about the prospect of fancy dress (and who wouldn’t) get your gills around this latest announcement from Bestival HQ. In their own words. Ed
Can you believe that 2013 will see Bestival hitting those magic double figures? That’s right, Bestival is TEN and we’re really pushing the boat out for what promises to be our biggest and best year ever…
To celebrate, we’re beating the drum for a whole decade of dancing on the Isle of Wight, by revealing our 2013 theme and inviting you to jump aboard HMS Bestival!
Yes indeed, we’re manning the rails, splicing the main brace and rocking the sailor’s hornpipe – it’s all hands on deck, so best make sure we like the cut of your jib!
HMS Bestival skipper Rob da Bank said, “All the nice girls love a sailor and all the boys love a mermaid. Think deckhands, anchors, beach parties, Moby Dick, tattooed ladies, Titanic, shipwrecks, Hawaii, Treasure Island, rum bars in scuzzy ports, message in a bottle, the crow’s nest, sea legends, monster breakers and tall-tales of life on the ocean waves. Nautical but nice! There’s no better time to join the good ship HMS Bestival and our trusty crew of merrimakers than now with Crimbo approaching, so get your Golden Early Bird Tickets and prepare to set sail me hearties!”
Marking our mighty 10th anniversary we’ll be throwing an epic Bestival Classics opening night birthday party on Thursday 5th September.
Celebrating 10 years of decadence, our fine hosts Rob da Bank and The Cuban Brothers will take the helm for a night of merry mayhem, featuring some extra special guests who will be spanning a decade of killer line-ups with some truly banging Bestival anthems for all you salty seadogs.
The party starts here, so don’t miss out on our four day spectacular!