Just in case you weren’t already excited enough about TT, allow us to add a little more fuel to your engine…

Your friendly neighbourhood mongoose Gef, has only gone and bagged himself his very own tent at the Bushy’s TT Village!!

Gef’s Big Top will be an exciting and exclusive new area within the grounds of the Bushy’s TT Village. For the duration of the TT fortnight, we’ll be popping up, atop the Villa Marina’s Colonnade with an unrivalled party rock situation!

What to expect…

  • Bookable private table areas, with a view of the main stage and Douglas bay
  • A curated schedule of themes and events for the whole damn fortnight!
  • Cocktails from our older siblings ‘Peggy + Lewis’
  • A menu of ‘Worldy Gins’, from the ‘IOM Gin Fest’ gang
  • More prosecco / champers / wine than you can shake a stick at
  • An extra special limited supply of Bushy’s legendary (and oh so Gef) ‘Dalby Spook’ ale!
  • Total. Party. Vibes.


Gef’s Big Top is limited to super exclusive 100 guests at a time, with our offering being one of total quality and unrivalled hospitality.Whilst some of our events are ticket only (full details of our schedule can be found below), you’ll be able to grab a slice of the action and wander in at any other time from 4pm ’til midnightIf you’d like to guarantee yourself a seat however, you can do so by reserving one of our bookable private table areas…

Book a Table

If you want to guarantee yourself a spot, bag yourself one of ten bookable private table areas. Our tables have seating for up to six people and offer a super sweet view of either the Bushy’s Main Stage, or the stunning scenery of Douglas bay.Booking a table is £20 and includes a bottle of prosecco upon arrival (that’s enough for a glass each) and guarantees your table for a two hour window – please see individual dates for specific times and availability.Click here to bag yourself a booking now!

But wait, there’s more!

Throughout the fortnight our Big Top tent will play host to a whole assortment of themed parties and events, set to a spectacular backdrop on either side; of both Douglas bay and the Bushy’s Main Stage…

Monday 28th & Tuesday 29th May

“The Totally Unofficial Gary BAR-low Pop-up”

Tickets: £5

We’re taking total advantage of Gazza B’s sell out performence at the Villa Marina, and kick-starting the proceedings with two super fun eveninsgs of all things Gary Barlow.

What to expect:

  • Copious Gary themed cocktails
  • A mean 90s disco complete with the Island’s first Garyeoke Sing-A-Long
  • So many Gary masks

What not to expect:

  • Any slowies before 11
  • Your fire to remain unlit
  • Any mention of Robbie Williams

Tickets are likely to sell out in 2 minutes, much like the OG tickets to see the big man, so you better move quickly!WHO KNOWS, Gaz himself might even make an appearance**absolutely unlikely and not confirmed but we can only PRAY…it’d only take a minute…right Gaz?

Wednesday 30th May

“Gef’s Big Top Official Launch Party”

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Tickets: £FREE / £20 BOOK-A-TABLE

Following on from two nights of pure, unadulterated and UNNOFFICIAL Gary Barlow related frolics, we’ll be tearing down our 90’s Take That posters and formally throwing the doors open to Gef’s Big Top!Book yourself a space at the hottest party in town via

Thursday 31st May, Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd June

“Apres TT”

Tickets:  £FREE / £20 BOOK-A-TABLE

Don your retro ski-gear and join us for the ultimate TT warm up, APRES TT.With the cheesiest 80s tunes on shuffle, we’ll be serving up neon ski-themed cocktails and endless ski shots to transport you to our version of La Folie Douce, with a lil’ bit more leather.Prizes for the best dressed, but fancy dress is TOTALLY optional.

Sunday 3rd June

“Mod Sunday – Sponsored by Drewry’s”Gefs Big Top - Gef - MoD. Sunday

Tickets:  £FREE / £20 BOOK-A-TABLE

We’ll be throwing the Big Top doors open at 12pm on MOD SUNDAY. In keeping with the theme of the entire Bushy’s Village, for one day only we’ll be blasting out all the mod hits, and bring you some delish mod themed drinks.Ska, reggae and motown will be the flavour of the day. Sound like a bit of you? Get booking!!Our Mod Sunday all day sesh, is kindly sponsored by the lovely folk at Drewry’s!

Monday 4th – Thursday 7th June


Tickets:  £FREE / £20 BOOK-A-TABLE

We’re bringing pure ~TroPicAL viBeS~ to the Villa Colonnade for 4 whole days with a tiki inspired pop-up. Come rain or shine, we’ll be donning our best Hawaiian shirts, drinking from pineapples and listening to Club Tropicana on repeat.Book a table and let Gef take you to the tropics!

Friday 8th June

“Closing Party”

Tickets:  £FREE / £20 BOOK-A-TABLE

We’re packing our bags and saying goodbye to the circus for another year.Join us for our official closing party and have the best view of the Douglas fireworks, from the comfort of Gef’s Big Top!

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