Boardmasters Festival 2013

Photo: Sam Neill

The infamous Boardmasters Festival is coming back to the shores of Fistral Beach in Newquay, Cornwall this August 7th to 11th! And to make sure you all come celebrate with them, they’ve come up with a mighty line up. Next to the annual surf competition of course, which is part of the UK Pro Surf Tour.

With a backdrop of Atlantic sunsets, stunning beaches and ultimate surf culture, Boardmasters guarantees to ignite your senses with its stellar line-up and unique festival atmosphere.

Headlining the Main Stage at the spectacular Watergate Bay are acclaimed acts Basement Jaxx, The Vaccines and Ben Howard. And with a massive 8 stages spanning the Cornish cliff tops, there’s guaranteed to be something for everyone from dance and indie to hard rock and hip-hop.

The phenomenal music line-up boasts the who’s who of the music industry with Radio 1 DJs Benga and MistaJam in residence, alongside The Joy Formidable, Tom Odell, Everything Everything, Delphic, Frightened Rabbit, Grandmaster Flash, We Are The Ocean, Miles Kane, Fenech Soler, MJ Cole, Hudson Taylor, Ahab, The Skints, The Breaks Collective, Devolution, Copy Paste Soul and many more…

With this incredible musical feast it’s almost hard to believe you’ll have time to enjoy the rest of the Boardmasters offering…

Gather at Fistral Beach, the surf capital of Cornwall, for sun, sea and surf action as an array of surfers compete in the UK Pro Surf Tour. With an eclectic range of competitive categories, everyone from pro riders to groms can take part in this years competition with the formats to include: Men’s Open, Women’s Open, Men’s Longboard, Pro Junior (Under 20’s), Under 16’s Mixed and Air Show.

Lining Fistral’s sandy shores is the popular beach bar, live music performances, boutique stalls, art installations including surf art, photography and films and top action from the Boardmasters Skate and BMX ramps.

Boardmasters has always been a long-weekend getaway, and now for the first time on offer is an additional camping night, giving you up to 4 nights to enjoy all that Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay has to offer.

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