World's biggest bouncy castle comes to Common People and Bestival this festival season

MUSIC lovers will be able to enjoy playing on the world's biggest bouncy castle this festival season.

Wednesday, 25th May 2016, 6:00 am
The bouncy castle that will be appearing at Common People, Camp Bestival and Bestival this year

The enormous castle – measuring a whopping 23.8m long, 20.7m wide and 12.8m tall – will be making its debut at Common People in Southampton this weekend.

It will also be appearing at Bestival on the Isle of Wight in September.

Rob da Bank, the festivals’ organiser, said: ‘We do love breaking a record and this is one of our funnest builds so far. Me and my mate Matt from the infamous Inflatable Church had a pipedream about five years ago of building the world’s biggest bouncy castle, and this summer we’re making that a reality.

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‘So polish your socks and step up for what will be one of the most innocent of pleasures – bouncing up and down with gay abandon with your mates, family or friendly strangers. See you on the castle!’

Something Creative’s Matt the Hat added: ‘I’ve always been the first kid in the sandpit and consider play a fundamental part of everyday life. Everyone should find the time to play.

‘The playful spirit of creating joy and fun is shared by Rob da Bank and all of the Bestival family and has made this brilliantly bonkers idea a reality. Whether you’re young or old, what could be more fun than jumping around inside the biggest bouncy castle in the world?’

Common People features Duran Duran, Primal Scream, Katy B and many more. Go to for more information.

Bestival features headline appearances from The Cure, Major Lazer and Hot Chip. Go to for more.