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The Greatest Tent on Earth!


Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls, put your hands together please... to welcome back our wondrously fabulous venue, The Greatest Tent on Earth!

Beneath its canopy you will witness all-singing extravaganzas, tremendous theatre performances, workshops and delightful characters galore. Sat proudly at the top of the Lower Kids' Garden, The Greatest Tent on Earth! will amaze, entertain and astound you all weekend long...This venue is where you'll find great theatre shows and performances, fun and laughs for all as once again Camp Bestival brings you the best in family theatre and shows!

Yes, The Greatest Tent on Earth will be filled to the brim with incredible talent from around the country strutting their stuff on this wondrous Camp Bestival stage.

African Activities


Beard and Moustache Competition

BEAT Street Dance Workshops

Bigtopmania Kids Theatre & Circus

Blockbuster Factory




Cosmic Kids Yoga – Live With Jaime

Dingly Dell

Dressing Up Tent

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Face Painting Tent

Family Fancy Dress Competition

Fancy Dress Parade

Farrah's Bollywood Dance Workshop

Gorilla Circus Flying Trapeze School!

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 Bazaar

The Great Camp Bestival Pop Quiz

The Greatest Tent on Earth!

The Jurassic Coast Trust

The Kid's Catwalk

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