Alison Hammond's rarely-seen son makes surprise announcement as he marks career milestone

Congratulations are in order for Alison Hammond’s teenage son Aidan who, in a surprise announcement, has revealed that he is soon set to celebrate a huge career milestone.

Aidan, who has occasionally joined his mum on our TV screens, has revealed that he will be making his festival DJ debut at Camp Bestival in Dorset later on this summer as he takes to the iconic Bollywood tent on the Saturday night.

In a post uploaded to Instagram, Aidan could hardly contain his excitement as he shared the news with his followers and thanked Camp Bestival for giving him the opportunity.

Alison Hammond and son Aidan Hammond
Alison Hammond's son Aidan has made a surprise career announcement -Credit:David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images

“I AM PLAYING AT MY FIRST EVER FESTIVAL @campbestival I will be playing on Saturday 27th of July in the Bollywood tent from 7-8pm so if you like house music get your tickets and come see me play big thanks to @campbestival,” he wrote.

While This Morning viewers may be familiar with Aidan’s mum’s work on TV, his own career is going from strength to strength and the 19 year old has been DJing for over a year and specialises in house music.

Following the announcement, Camp Bestival said: “We are so excited to announce that Aidan Hammond will be joining us at Camp Bestival Dorset this summer with his festival DJ debut. Son of TV’s Alison Hammond, Aidan has been DJ'ing for over a year, captivating audiences with his infectious beats and electrifying performances.”

Alison Hammond
Aidan will be DJing at Camp Bestival later on this year -Credit:Instagram / Alison Hammond

The festival also added that it’s reported that a “special surprise guest” could be joining Aidan as he gets the crowd moving.

“He’ll be DJ’ing in the legendary Bollywood tent on Saturday night and is rumoured to have a ‘special surprise guest’ joining him too….,” the statement added.

In response to Aidan’s exciting career news, his Instagram followers were quick to fill his comments with messages of support.

“Live your dreams,” wrote one social media user. “That’s ace!! Love it there,” another added.

“Fantastic Aiden!!!! You’ll definitely get the crowd going,” a third wrote.

Aidan specialises in house music and has been DJing for over a year
Aidan specialises in house music and has been DJing for over a year -Credit:Instagram / aidanhammond555

The incredible announcement comes after Aidan’s mum Alison gushed over him as he celebrated his 19th birthday back in February.

Taking to Instagram to mark his big day, the TV personality shared a heartwarming video montage of her son, including clips of Aidan DJing and with his pals.

Captioning the birthday post, she wrote: “Just so proud of this young man ! This is 19 ! I love you son @aidanhammond555”.

Alison’s fans were equally as proud of Aidan as one wrote: “He’s so lovely Al. I’m not surprised you’re proud. What a fab mum he has xxx”.