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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 2023 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!

African Activities

All Things D.I.S.C.O.

Bigtopmania Kids Theatre & Circus


Bongo's Bingo


Camp Bestival Express


Daemon or Doppelganger

Dingly Dell

Dressing Up Tent

Face Painting Tent

Fairy Liquid

Family Silent Discos

Fancy Dress Parade

Fashion and Textile World

Inflatable Church


Orchestra of Objects

Park Stage

Pirate Sandpit

Red Devils Parachute Display

Rimski’s Yard

Roller Disco

Science Tent

Soft Play Tent (under 5s)

Spinney Hollow Craft Village

Swing Boats

The Big Adventure Playground

The Big Top

The Great Big Tree Climbing Company

The Pop Bingo Disco

The World's Biggest Bouncy Castle

Wild Runs

Wild Tree Climbing and Zip Wire

Woodland Tribe's Big Build