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My top Camp Bestival Lessons 2015

I went to Camp Bestival for the first time last weekend. My wife and kids were with me (a nine year old and a three year old). We had an awesome weekend and really enjoyed ourselves. However, we barely touched the edges of what was possible. So here are my top Camp Bestival lessons and ideas for next year. Camp Bestival is Huge A really obvious Camp Bestival lesson is that it is huge.  I mean physically as well as the acts. Our camping space was about half a mile from where we had to park the car, and it was a ten minute walk (admittedly at toddler speed) from the closest part of the festival. There were literally thousands and thousands of tents, each with several people in them. The Green 2 car park had well over a thousand cars…
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Camp Bestival 2015 Pt. 1

Since Thursday I've been camping with my family at Camp Bestival 2015. It's been a fun packed weekend with lots of outdoor stuff, exercise, music, comedians and general fun. I'll write more about it when I've properly had time to recover, but here's a picture from the highlight of our weekend.  A very intimate Dick and Dom (not) reading the Jungle Book. Other things we got up to over the weekend included Dick vs Dom go wild Steve Backshall Mister Tumble Marcus Brigstock Level 42 Underworld Clean Bandit John Halpern on cryptic crosswords (twice) Lulastic and the Scummy Mummies Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat National Trust 50 things meadow plus loads of sideshows, carnival parades and other diversions I also remembered a lot I'd forgotten about camping and also learnt a little bit about festivals. More on that…
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