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If wrestling with tent pegs just isn’t your idea of a good time, and you’d rather relax in the lap of luxury after a

All general entry and rail traveller tickets for Shambala 2023 have now been snapped up, but if you’re yet to bag yourself a ticket

You are a very silly bunch – and we are deeply amused to announce that your winning 2023 carnival theme is…. PART OF THE

What’s on

Here’s a look back at the 100s of happenings we had up our sleeves in 2022…


Check out the dozens of venues we had in store at Shambala 2022, and their individual line ups, from music to workshops and more.


Shambala is completely and utterly committed to being sustainable, circular, regenerative, net positive, earth & life respecting, and future thinking – it’s in our


Adventures in Utopia

In 2010, some mates put on a late night venue at Shambala, called the Dive/Bling Bar. It was run by and frequented by Travellers

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

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

Since 2019, we’ve been proud to be partnered with Stop Ecocide, founded by visionary barrister Polly Higgins and eco-activist Jojo Mehta, the Stop Ecocide

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


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


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 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


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

Diverse Artists Network (DAN)

We’re proud to work in partnership with Diverse Artists Network CIC (DAN) – the child of Tribe of Doris Festival. At Shambala 2022, Vandna (co-founder

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 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 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


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


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