BM16_Tom Curren_1080x1350_v01Boardmasters are stoked to announce that pro-surf legend Tom Curren will be swapping his surfboard for a mic and guitar as he gets set to take to the stage on Wednesday 10 August at Fistral Beach for the Beach Sessions. He will be playing the Wednesday night session along with Ady Suleiman who releases new summer banger ‘Running Away’ next month and South-West hip-hop DJ, DJ Format and Abdominal.

Not only that but Thursday’s line-up sees indie rockers Betty The Shark, which includes pro-surfer/band-member and Toms daughter Lee-Ann Curren, as well as Pat Smith and one very special guest headline act to be confirmed soon – watch this space. Legends!

Watch Lee-Ann’s new surf film ‘Morocco Bound’ and read her recent interview here

Don’t miss out on the Beach Sessions, with tickets sold separately, the Beach Bar on Fistral Beach provides the perfect setting for enjoying laidback beats late into the evening.

Boardmasters is located across two sites boasting with the best in music and sports action. Keep the party going at the Beach Sessions with live music on stunning Fistral Beach, as well as the Beach Bar and BBQ bringing food, drink and banging DJ sets. Head into Newquay to party until the sun rises with Boardmasters After Parties, which take place at clubs around the town centre. Don’t miss the Pro Skate and BMX competitions for the best in extreme sports, the Surf Village, Cornish Market where you can sample the local delights, as well as Surf Art, photography and film sessions. If watching the surf action from the sidelines has tempted you to try it out yourself, ride the waves with a Surf Lesson from a local surf school. Unwind and relax at the Wellbeing Area or the On Site Eco Spa for some well deserved pamper time. There is also Luxury Camping and Glamping on offer to upgrade your experience even more.


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Plus Boardmasters have teamed up with Canon, Finisterre and Starter to offer some swanky prizes in their summer vibes photo competition!  Show off your photography skills and submit your perfect summer shot to win big! More info and enter here



Established in 1981, Boardmasters is a 5-day event situated across two stunning locations in Cornwall – the surfing mecca of the UK, Fistral Beach where Boardmasters famous International Surf Competitions take place and arguably the most stunning location in the country to watch live music, Watergate Bay. Last year saw Boardmasters welcome over 150,000 festivalgoers across its two sites over the 5 days of the festival. Boardmasters operates a tiered ticket system with price bands for tickets changing over time. The sooner you buy, the cheaper it is! Book tickets via the website.

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