Bestival on the move - to Dorset

SHOCK plans have been unveiled to move Bestival from the Isle of Wight - 80 miles away to Dorset.

Thursday, 15th December 2016, 8:10 am
Updated Thursday, 15th December 2016, 11:22 am
Bestival 2016 Picture: Sam Taylor From: Sam PPP-161209-101756001

Reports say festival boss Rob da Bank has secured planning permission to re-locate to Lulworth Castle, already the home to the family-friendly Camp Bestival.

Mr Bank is reportedly in talks to create a ‘new event’ for the island - and say islanders will get first dibs on tickets for the Dorset-charged version of Bestival.

This year’s Bestival spectacle featured a range of star-studded guests; Wiz Khalifa wowed the crowds on the final night to bring the action to a close.

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The 10-time Grammy nominee attracted thousands of spectators to the Main Stage for the headlining set, which featured his breakthrough hit Black and Yellow.

The highlight was an emotional performance of the rapper’s hit See You Again, which was commissioned for the Fast and Furious 7 soundtrack after the death of the film’s star Paul Walker.

Sean Paul also heated things up with a selection of his best-known songs including Temperature, Get Busy and We Be Burnin.

And indie pop band Bastille also proved a big hit, performing well-known singles Pompeii and Of The Night, a mash-up of The Rhythm of the Night by Corona and Rhythm is a Dancer by Snap!