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We have no words – so have some pictures instead whilst we try to string together some sentences that do justice to the magic and sun-soaked, giddy wonder of the past few days.

If you can sum up this year’s adventures in your own words, we’d love to read them. We love you. x

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Phwoar. This right here, is what we call a match made in party heaven. Slamboree to headline Swingamajig 2018. Tickets currently just £25 - come party with us in Birmingham, this May!

IT'S HEADLINER TIME! Join us in punching the air in excitement, as we reveal our 2018 headliner... Slamboree!

This rabble of entertainers, daredevils and incredible musicians create a wall of noise that ricochets between Balkan, gypsy and folk flavours, infused with a roof-shaking dose of breakbeat, drum & bass, techno, electro and dub. Chuck all that in a haunted blender with an actual real-life circus and you've almost (almost!) got Slamboree. This is going to be utterly ridiculous.
Not booked yet? Tickets currently just £25 - what are you waiting for?

- Music - 'I Hate Myself' - Slamboree -
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3 days ago

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Bit bleak out there, innit? Time for a dose of pure sunshine and happy faces, we reckon. Shambala 2017 - by Guy Reece of Striking Faces. xBit bleak out there, innit? Time for a dose of pure sunshine and happy faces, we reckon. Shambala 2017 - by Guy Reece of Striking Faces. x ... See MoreSee Less


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Sooooooo sooooooo excited gonna be all work but hoping I get to play out as well 🤣🤣🤣

oh god, ROLL ON AUGUST ☀️☀️

Jenny Snow!!

Just what we needed! Thanks Shambala 😁😁😁

First heard Abot Shambala In high school but never had the chance to go. Waiting for my son to grow up a little and we will take a road trip to the festival. 🙂

Clare Hebblewhite Will Kitching Gary Hebblewhite Oli Brown Nadia Skalli excited 😁😍

Yey! My birthday dream team!! 💖💖💖

Happiest festival ever! 💜

Ahhh take me back! 🌈🦄💖✨😍

Carla Starosta 💜💚🧡

Roll on August

Rhys Davies I fancy this one x

Where’s life’s fast forward button when you really need it!?!?

Needed that today! ❤

Beautiful 😻


Anna Taylor Annabel Rajgor 7 months 😁

Ben Saunders get your fancy dress on 😎

When we getting tickets Elle Bowen?!

Hannah one day will we get to play together!! You are going to 💕 it!!

Awww Anna McMahon we need a Shambala reunion 😍

Take me back NOW!!!


Great photographs !!

Olga Ve we going to this already.....

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  1. SHAMBALA!!! My love for you grows stronger each year. So intensely stimulating that my eyes watered at the vivid colour and animated life of it all. Thank goodness we met three amazing girls who guided us in the world of cross dressing, we were free! FREE I TELL YOU! It was an emotional time with my dearest friends. We entered the magic cosmos, surfed the psychedelic clouds and came back to earth only to be greeted by the grooviest of groovy disco atmospheres. Anything goes in the shambalaland and I would say one of the best experiences of my life. Let it all go! Peace xxx

  2. My first shambala and I was blown away by the atmosphere and how fantastic everything/everybody was. Such a perfect weekend 👊🏻

    The closing ceremony was one of the coolest things I’ve seen!

    I so hope it was filmed!

  3. Half a decade of being a part of what create Shambala and by far I thought this was the MOST FANTASTIC closing ceremony ❤ Thank you Shambalalalalala…..
    Big love from Si and Lynny at Beats Working xx
    See you next year!

  4. It was our first Shambala and we LOVED it!! My mum wants to come the next one as she’s seen we’ve had so much fun!! Felt totally safe, everyone being free and themselves. Loved dressing up all weekend! You truly are a hidden gem of a festival!!

    Thank you for an absolutely awesome bank holiday weekend! xx

  5. From the moment we arrived on site we (my Wife and I) were very much looked after. First there was Larry the 61 year old Bristolian Steward who found us space in our camping area which was very busy. Next up Kelly and Luke our festie neighbours who were really nice people. Next there was Stuart who gave us a crash course in putting up bell tents properly (its all about the ropes) Shout out to Rory who gave me an excellent neck massage and also some valuable advice which was very kind. Finally everyone who came along to The Botanical Disco on Saturday night. It was such a great sight seeing everyone dancing together in all their outfits. So many smiles and handshakes as we did our thing. A lasting memory on all levels. Xx

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