Bestival 2009 fancy dress theme announced

Find out what garbs you'll need for the next bash

The organisers of Bestival have announced that the fancy dress theme for the next bash, set to take place on the Isle Of Wight on September 11-13 next year.

Earlier this year the theme for the bash was Freaks Under The Sea. Next year’s theme will be Out Of Space.

Festival organiser Rob da Bank said in a statement, “Due to popular demand from our forum and the fact that next year is the 40th anniversary since man landed on the moon, it’s a space theme – ‘Out of Space’‘2009: A Space Oddity’‘Alien’… You get the gist!

“So get the needle and thread out, dig out the dressing-up box and prepare for lift-off!”

Amy Winehouse, Hot Chip and CSS were among the acts who played at the 2008 bash. Next year’s line-up is yet to be announced.

Tickets for the event are available now.

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