The family friendly version of Bestival, Camp Bestival, curated by Rob and Josie da Bank and situated in the beautiful grounds of Lulworth Castle,has been running for 12 years, and Naomi has been leading a growing team of face painters there since the very beginning. Back in the early days, Naomi didn't know many professional face painters, so decided to teach her friends and family to face paint, so that she could take a solid, trustworthy team with her; albeit slightly lack
The greatest show on earth! Believe the hype....it's true! Hands down, our very favourite place to paint in the world; where there are no rotas and rules, only love, smiles and vivid imaginations.... Being part of the face painting team in the Kidz Field at Glastonbury is a privilege and a pleasure and every year we are super grateful to be part of something so special! The ethos and the vibe of the Kidz field is authentic Glastonbury to the core; old school - how the whole
It is always with a slightly heavy heart that we admit that summer is over, with no more festivals ahead, it is hard not to feel a little sad! However, looking back over what's been such an amazing summer, we are - again - so grateful that we can make our living in the way we do. Being part of what makes people's festivals special, adding to their memories of good times, making connections, being part of amazing productions, setting up our space - creating lots of art and the
People often comment how therapeutic it is having their face painted. The truth is, it is actually very therapeutic to paint people also, so it’s a win - win situation! We always feel very privileged that total strangers, sit in front of us and trust us to adorn their faces. Being at close quarters with people can also lead to deep conversations and sometimes sparks new friendships and business connections. We want to make each person’s experience enjoyable and comfortable, s
As face and body painters we are constantly working in different locations and environments, rising to all sorts of challenges. No two jobs are the same, and whilst this wouldn't be everyone's cup of tea, the diversity is what we thrive on. We meet so many people from all different walks of life and have a little slice of time with them. We are generally in places where people are having fun and enjoying themselves which is an added bonus! Our working environment could be a f
Poppy & Perle love life on the road, especially when it involves festivals, which is where we spend most of our summers - in fields, decorating shiny, happy people! This was an exciting year for us, as although we had been working at festivals for years, this was the first summer as Poppy & Perle.
We started the season working as part of a mega team of face painters offering free face painting in the amazing Kidz Field at Glastonbury; always such a rewarding experience. A