Bestival Closing Ceremony

Client: Bestival / Rob Da Bank


NEWSUBSTANCE were invited by Bestival's creative team to concept up an ariel light structure to compliment their Festival Finale.

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Now in its eighth year with an audience of over 50,000, Bestival is a major player on the UK festival scene. Colourful and performance art driven it has built a reputation on creativity and imagination matching the quality of the music offering.


NEWSUBSTANCE designed and delivered a cloud structure assembled from over 300 1m, helium filled weather balloons. Each balloon carried pre-programmed LED lights inside allowing for a full sequence through a number of states. Floating over the crowd this beautiful, light cloud was a fantastic addition to the finale performance.