Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Surfers and Sunshine

This weekend is when the little Cornish town of Newquay welcomes a whole host of international surfers and musicians.

Yes its that time again guys... Boardmasters! From the 8-12th August Newquay will be Buzzing!

On Friday and Saturday there is a big festival of live music on the beautiful cliffs at Watergate Bay where you can also camp! (Bring your wellies!) Such an amazing venue overlooking the sea!

In the line-up this year there is:

  • Ed Sheeran
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • The Ting Tings
  • Donavon Frankenreiter
  • Maximo Park
  • Maverick Sabre
  • The Big Pink
  • Delilah
  • DJ Fresh
  • Zane Lowe and Loads of others!

There is also the actual surfing competition featuring the worlds best surfers! ~You don't actually need to know anything about surfing to enjoy watching these guys!
Some of these fine sports men include:

Austrailians Soli Bailey, Matt Banting and Cahill Warren-Bell.
USA Ian Crane, Nathan Joseph Behl and Nat Young.

There are loads check out the list here.

If you can't get here for the festival you can always watch the live streaming on the website!

Lets hope the weather picks up for the weekend!

My favourite Dizzee Rascal song Holiday...
 


Have you ever been to a surf festival?