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Be one of our guinea pigs and win prizes! We’re beavering away in the background, working on our custom made Shambala phone app for

HAPPY APRIL FOOLS! Yep, you read that right – we’re beyond excited to announce our first forray into the mysterious world of Crypto Art,

Hello there, Shambalans! If you have booked a Shambala 2022 Instalment ticket type, meaning you can pay off your ticket in more manageable chunks

MUSIC

If you’re after huge, chart-topping acts or cheesy pop stars, Shambala may not be the festival for you – but if you’re after an

PARTICIPATE

At Shambala, participation is the name of the game. Each year there are hundreds of ways to get thoroughly stuck in, from the pant-wettingly

GREEN SHAMBALA

  Shambala is committed to being as environmentally sustainable as possible – it’s in our DNA – and our green credentials are considered pioneering,

FAMILIES

“Of all the festivals I have been to it is still the friendliest and after watching my friends with their children last year I

BIG IDEAS

Shambala isn’t just about dancing on hay bales until the sun comes up. Our crowd are an inquisitive bunch, and each year we endeavour

TREAT YOURSELF

Accommodation bookings for Shambala 2022 are now open, and we’ll have all manner of additional treats and packages available for you to pamper yourselves

Adventures in Utopia

Hi folks, Allow us to interrupt normal festival chat for a moment. We are extremely concerned about the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, that

Settle down for another #COVIDCREWSTORIES, this time we catch up with our very own AIDU host, the radiant Polly Barsby. Polly’s been with us for

We didn’t get to put out an aftermovie last year for obvious reasons… Instead, our trusty video team went digging through our archives to

As you know, our talented, dedicated Operations Team have not been able to do their usual job this year. Needless to say, they’ve been

Settle down for another #COVIDCREWSTORIES, from the-hostess-with-the-mostest turned NHS 111 call responder, Annabelle Holland. Annabelle usually heads up our venue The Social Club and

Next up in our #COVIDCREWSTORIES we’re all aboard the Hurly Burly café bus. Shout out to PILKI’s for sharing his tale of how the

Our partners

Red Fox Cycling

Festivals are about having fun, escaping reality and sharing memorable moments with people we love. But why wait until you reach the festival to start

Stop Ecocide

We’re very excited to be partneredwith the Stop Ecocide campaign, as of 2019. Founded by visionary barrister Polly Higgins and eco-activist Jojo Mehta, the

Flying Seagull Project

Professional entertainer Ash Perrin founded The Flying Seagull Project in 2008 to bring happiness to children who are underprivileged, marginalised or suffering. The UK-based

Ecolibrium

Ecolibirum, formerly, Energy Revolution is a not-for-profit movement that turns your festival travel miles into a direct investment in clean renewable energy, by crowd-sourcing donations at

FRANK Water

UK Water Charity, FRANK Water works with us to support our ‘Bring A Bottle’ scheme providing tap water refills across the festival site. FRANK

Oxfam

Oxfam is a vibrant global movement of passionate dedicated people fighting poverty together – from emergency response and development work to campaigning for change

In Place of War

This award winning project from the University of Manchester supports artists and creative communities living in sites of conflict to build powerful networks, create social

Bansang Hospital

Built in 1938, Bansang Hospital stands deep in the Gambian bush, serving as the main referral hospital for 600, 000 acutely vulnerable people. The

Nosh Community Café

Nosh Community Café provides a space on site to enjoy delicious locally, sourced treats. Nosh sets up shop in Shambala, and provides an important

Wormfood

Founded in 2007, Wormfood set out to unify audiences under the various sounds of Africa, celebrating quality musicianship and positive vibes. Now, Wormfood represent,

Tribe of Doris

Tribe of Doris was born 27 years ago when a group of music lovers and adventurers met on a campsite just outside of Bristol.

Friendly Fire Music

Friendly Fire Music works with a collection of musicians, DJs and artists united by their mission to push uplifting positive reggae music. Based in

Continental Drifts

Since 1996, Continental Drifts have been producing events that get people talking. As their name suggests, Continental Drifts pulls from, celebrates, and elevates music

The Nest Collective

Formed in 2006 by Mercury nominated singer Sam Lee, The Nest Collective is an acoustic folk club pushing the musical boundaries within the promotion

Chai Wallahs

Chai Wallahs is a critically acclaimed and award winning touring venue that has been a staple in the UK festival circuit for over ten

Compass Presents

Compass Presents started life as a film festival hosted by Arnolfini in Bristol. From these origins, they have grown to create multidisciplinary and immersive

Swingamajig

Swingamajig began life as Shambala festival’s much loved Speakeasy venue, before evolving into an event all of it’s own. Swingamajig showcases the best electro

Temwa

Temwa works to bring about sustainable community development in rural northern Malawi – one of the most disadvantaged and remote regions in the world. 

Shambala Volunteers My Cause UK

My Cause UK

We’ve teamed up with My Cause UK to bring you volunteering opportunities at Shambala. When you volunteer with My Cause UK, a charity of

Camplight

We are pleased to welcome Camplight, the pre-erected tent hire service (with a difference), back to Shambala. Camplight’s services are bang on with Shambala’s

Raw Foundation

Working to rid the world of toxic, single-use plastics

GoCarShare

Looking for a fun, cost-saving way to travel by car to Shambala this year with some other festivalgoers? Whether you have a car with