Sunday Best Presents Bestival

8 - 9 - 10 September 2006

Robin Hill Country Park, Newport, Isle Of Wight


Latest News

Gypsy Punks Storm Bestival As Gogol Bordello Headline

Friday Night On The Main Stage


Well, the rumour wheel has been rolling fast as news of our second headliner has been creating one hell of a buzz. And yes, its true the mighty Scissor Sisters are headlining our three day extravaganza this September taking the stage on Sunday night to round off our festival of joy! This will be a very special performance as it is their only confirmed UK date this summer and we may get a sneak preview of some of their new material from their new album due out in November.

Alongside the legendary Pet Shop Boys who headline Saturday night, the Scissor Sisters will be the grand finale on the main stage of what will be one of the greatest ends to the festival season. Rob da Bank has been beavering away to ensure this year's Bestival is the best ever – with even more great bands, top DJs, strange happenings, exclusive arenas and boutique festival fun to keep you buzzing all weekend.

Here's some of the new acts he's confirmed for the

Bestival bill:-


Scissor Sisters

Mystery Jets

Hot Chip

John Martyn


Breaks Co-Op

Son Of Dave


The Bikini Beach Band




Ricardo Villalobos

Huw Stephens

Vicarious Bliss

Ulrich Schnauss

Múm - DJ set


The Black Dog and friends with Rob Hall (Skam), Dub Kult (Traum/Warp) and Claro Intelecto (Modern Love)

Annie Nightingale

Nick Luscombe

John Stapleton

Bugged Out Chilled Out

Our fabulous Boutique Campsite is now open for business so if you want to do Bestival in style and stay in a luxury tipi or the stunning new Bohemian Bivouacs then check the website for booking details.

Playing to a sea of thousands of festival goers going wild to your music is surely the ultimate dream for all musicians - and one which will come true for one lucky unsigned act this summer at Bestival!!


The winner will get to perform a 30 minute set on the opening night in front of thousands of festival goers in 'The Blue Pavilion: inspired-by…Rizla'.


The competition will take place over two rounds. The first of which has now ended, the 2nd takes place 10th July to 28th July.

Click here to read more & enter the competition

Ticket Information

Full weekend camping tickets and ferry packages are now available from our website, Ticketline, and our ferry partners Wightlink and Red Funnel as well as local outlets.

Tickets on sale now

Buy online: Or call Ticketline 08700 667753 (24 Hr/ Credit Cards)

Also available from Ferry packages:

Red funnel: 0870 444 88 98 / (Via Southampton) Wightlink: 0870 582 7744 / (Via Portsmouth)

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