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Pig's Big Ballroom


Whether you want to widen your sensory horizons or you’re up to speed on vintage beats being the best kind of sonic treats, our exquisite emporium of time-honoured grooves, Pig’s Big Ballroom is for you. An astounding assemblage of body-moving music from across the ages taking in vintage, jazz, skiffle, rhythm & blues, swing, country, folk, roots, and early world music, once the mighty ballroom has captured your feet, you’ll be jumping and jiving before you even know what’s happened.

“The Shellac Collective welcome you all again to the Pig’s Big Ballroom at Camp Bestival where you can relax and enjoy the very best in vintage sounds and quality live acts from across the UK”. Greg Butler - Shellac Collective founder and Pig’s Big Ballroom curator.

African Activities

All Things D.I.S.C.O

Animation Workshop with Rainbow Collective


Beard and Moustache Competition

BEAT Street Dance Workshops

BigTopMania Kids Theatre & Circus


Bongos Bingo




Cosmic Kids Yoga – Live With Jaime

Daemon or Doppelganger

Dingly Dell

Dressing Up Tent

Face Painting Tent

Family Fancy Dress Competition

Fancy Dress Parade

Fashion and Textile World

Fizz Pop Science

Inflatable Church

Love Machine


Makers Market

Orchestra of Objects

Party Animals!

Pig's Big Ballroom

Pimp My Trolley Competition

Roller Disco

Science Tent

Silly Science Workshops


Soft Play Tent (under 5s)

Spinney Hollow Craft Village

STEAM Co. Race to Space

The Big Top

The Castle Stage

The Great Camp Bestival Pop Quiz with John Harris

The World's Biggest Bouncy Castle

Vocal Explosion

Volunteer Dorset

What a Wonderful World! 

Woodland Tribe's Big Build

Woolly Hugs