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Science Tent


The thought-provoking science shows and activities are guaranteed to occupy the quizzical, curious minds of all ages.


Bring your imagination to life and get active with now>press>play - meet Pirates, zoom into outer space, time travel to the Maya, and have a disco!


Our immersive audio adventures are suitable for children aged 5-11 and grown-ups still young at heart! Just look for the pink headphones.


Science Shows on the stage include Sergei Urban aka The DadLab, The Boogie Woogie Bonkers Balloon Show!, Braintasticscience, Science Stories and Live From The Space Shed: How I Hacked My Way Into Space


The Science Tent will have hands-on, interactive science from Primary Engineer Fluid Power Challenge – build a fluid power operated crane and work as a team to compete against others to move the most blocks, (kids you might have to explain to your parents!) Brickies building challenges and Programming Bee Bops, (hand size programable ladybirds) and more with Creation Station.


And no Camp Bestival would be complete without Silly Science; launching itself into 2022 with a rocket popping performance full of explosive enthusiasm; delivering daring demo's that will both inspire young scientific thinkers and remind us all how much fun science can be!


Get hands-on and stuck into our Slime or centrifugal spin painting workshops too after the show!

Action Amanda

African Activities

Aspire Competitions


Beard and Moustache Competition

BEAT Street Dance Workshops

Bigtopmania Kids Theatre & Circus

Blockbuster Factory




Cosmic Kids Yoga – Live With Jaime

Desert Island Disco Fancy Dress Theme

Dingly Dell

Dressing Up Tent

Engineers in the Making

Face Painting Tent

Family Fancy Dress Competition

Fancy Dress Parade

Farrah's Bollywood Dance Workshop

Gorilla Circus Flying Trapeze School!

H&M Kids present The Greatest Tent on Earth!

Inflatable Church

Kids' Discos

Lizzie's Way


Make Your Own Stop Animation Workshop

Pig's Big Ballroom

Pimp My Trolley Competition

Pirate Sandpit

Portia's Happy Hour

Robot Junkyard

Science Tent

Soft Play Tent (under 5s)

Spinney Hollow Craft Village

Steel and Stitch

Swing Boats

The Badge Badgers

The Big Top

The Board Game Tent

The Castle Stage

The Grand Indian Art Bazaar

The Great Camp Bestival Pop Quiz

The Hub

The Jurassic Coast Trust

The Little Hero Company Presents - Superhero Shipwreck

The Pop Bingo Disco

The Space Shed

The World's Biggest Bouncy Castle

The World's Largest Disco Dance


Wild Tree Climbing

Woodland Tribe's Big Build

Woolly Hugs

Zip Wire