Bestival: Site starts to take shape

By Ross Findon

Wednesday, September 3, 2014


Bestival: Site starts to take shape

The Bestival mirrorball, which organisers of the Isle of Wight event hope will set a new world record. Picture by Rob da Bank via Instagram RobdaBank1973.

FINAL preparations are underway at the Bestival site before thousands of people arrive tomorrow (Thursday).

Bestival curator Rob da Bank and the Bestival team have used photo-sharing site Instagram to share pictures of the Robin Hill site as they get ready for this year's extravaganza.

People have been able to have a sneak peak of some of the Isle of Wight event's favourite spots as well as some new features.

Temple Island

Temple Island takes shape.

Temple Island

Temple Island takes shape.

Main stage

The basic structure of the main stage.

Oberon_quote_s observatory

The new Oberon's Observatory.

Reggae roots

The Bestival team works on the Reggae Roots stage.


New last year, Caravanserai is back.

Invaders of the future

Another new feature for this year, Invaders of the Future.


Plans for the Bestival takeover of Robin Hill.

Bollywood bar

Decorations for the ever bright Bollywood Bar.

Ghetto blaster

What every festival needs, a 20ft ghetto blaster.

HMS Bestival

HMS Bestival sails back to the Isle of Wight.

Rob da Bank

Bestival boss Rob da Bank gets in the mood.



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