Surfstock Festival 2008

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Surfstock Festival 2008
29-30 August
St Agnes, West Cornwall

Surfing is central to the festival and this year Surfstock will be hosting the Festival Team Challenge and a Jet Ski assisted Tow-At Exhibition; the £10,000 prize purse (the largest amateur purse in the UK) is set to attract the nation’s best surfers to Porthtowan beach (subject to approval). Where you can either kick back on the cliffs and watch the action on hang out at the festival and watch it live on the 30ft LED big screen. Free shuttle buses will be laid on

This year’s festival also includes the first annual Surfstock British Isles Surf Awards. The Awards will showcase the best of insane, boundary-breaking surfing in the UK and Ireland, with six categories and £3,500 prize money. Surfstock ticket holders will vote for the Surfer of the Year, Photo of the Year and many other accolades such as the ‘secure ward’ award for the heaviest wave surfed also the UK Surfing Museum will be exhibiting on-site alongside the giant outdoor cinema premiering some local surf films alongside international releases and surfing classics.

Surfstock aims to reduce its carbon footprint and impact on the local area by providing free shuttle buses to the beach and back all day as well as organising car-sharing. Precautions against bad weather have been taken with all the main stages under cover in beautifully dressed big tops.

“A mixture of surf events by day and quality music and entertainment is how Surfstock has built its reputation as one of the best festivals Cornwall has to offer.” —BBC Review.

Tickets are available from www.surfstock.co.uk and selected outlets at £79 + booking fee (including two nights camping). Kids under 12 go free!

To enter the Tag Team Challenge, register your team of four (all from the same beach) as soon as possible: crewchallenge@surfstock.co.uk.

For more information including the full line-up, see the website at www.surfstock.co.uk
Facebook: search group surfstock
Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/surfstock
The Gossip headline Surfstock
AFTER months of planning the go-ahead has been given to Surfstock Festival 2008 with a great line-up of bands including media darlings The Gossip....

2 comments:

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