Thursday 21 September 2017

Blondie to headline Camp Bestival

Debbie Harry of Blondie, who will headline this year's Camp Bestival
Debbie Harry of Blondie, who will headline this year's Camp Bestival

Blondie are to headline Camp Bestival 2011, it has been announced.

The Hanging on the Telephone rockers, fronted by Debbie Harry, will perform live at the festival which runs from Thursday July 28 to Sunday July 31 at Lulworth Castle in Dorset.

Rob da Bank, Camp Bestival curator said: "This year's Camp Bestival is going to be the best ever - we've geared up Lulworth Castle to be a total festi-holiday experience, bringing back the spirit of the Great British Camping holiday with bells on.

"All this plus headline performances from Blondie and Mark Ronson, the return of the legend that is Mr Tumble - and even Sooty, Sweep and Soo are back to bring a bit of nostalgia to the weekend."

Children can be kept entertained by puppet stars The Sooty Show and other live musical acts include House of Pain, Eliza Doolittle, The Cuban Brothers, Beardyman and Ms Dynamite.

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage Cafe will be serving barbecue fare and Gizzi Erskine, star of Channel 4's Cook Yourself Thin will also be serving up some of her retro recipes on site.

Tickets are available at www.ticketline.co.uk/camp-bestival and more acts will be announced at soon at www.campbestival.net.

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