Richard Hawley, The Levellers, Labrinth to headline Camp Bestival

Bestival's sister event will also see sets from Billy Bragg, The Polyphonic Spree and Tom Odell

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Richard Hawley, The Levellers and Labrinth have been announced as the headliners of this summer's Camp Bestival festival.

Bestival's annual, family-friendly sister event takes place from August 1-4 at Lulworth Castle in Dorset.

Also on the bill are Toots And The Maytals, The Polyphonic Spree, Tom Odell, Kid Creole & The Coconuts, I Am Kloot, Billy Bragg, Dan Le Sac V Scroobius Pip, John Cooper Clarke, Lissie, The Farm, Musical Youth, Beardyman, The Correspondents and The Moulettes.

Grandmaster Flash, Sasha and David Rodigan will be DJing. To see a full line-up, visit: Campbestival.net

Of his headline set, Richard Hawley has said: "I am so chuffed to have been asked to headline this festival... mainly I am looking forward to making the folks happy at a great event like this, big old castle, ancient Jurassic coast, rock'n'roll, poetry and theatre."

The theme for this year's event is 'Around The World'. The festival's curator, Rob da Bank says: "Hip-hip hooray! Here we are reaching our 6th birthday. Crack out the jelly and ice cream, unroll the Twister board and cover me in sticky pop if I'm not more excited than ever to be announcing our all ages extravaganza once more. As ever it's a veritable smorgasbord of talent."

To check the availability of Camp Bestival tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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