Boardmasters is one of the most recognised
surfing and music combi events in the UK. The
festival schedule attracts a mixture of genres
When it began (1981) it was known as one of the
biggest events of its kind in Europe. Its
reputation has managed to success, and in 2011
it celebrated its 30th anniversary.
The Boardmasters festival is located in the
Watergate Bay beach, Newquay, U.K. And it
also takes place in Fistral Beach.
Type of music
The main type of music they play is rock and pop
Plan B, Leftfield, Newton Faulkner and Ricta,
Rudimental, Bastille, clean bandit and 9 more
bands will be performing on the 2015 line-up.
As well as music there is a variety of bars and
fairground rides on the site.
Entertainment they provide
Boardmasters Festival is an annual event
(august) that combines Surf, BMX and Skate
competitions with live music. The live music,
camping and the rest of the festival events take
place at Watergate Bay, whereas the
competitions take place at Fistral Beach.
BOARDMASTERS 2013 has gained a lot of success by
organisers with a record of 45,000 people attending each
day throughout the four-day festival.
It was said that the event would attract fewer people
after it was announced that the surfing competition was
no longer linked to the Association of Surfing
People aged 15 and under must be accompanied by an
adult 18 or over. There is also accessibility for disabilited
Impact on the environment
Sewage is the liquid and
solid waste which usually
goes to the sea.
They have the philosphy of
surfers. They care a lot of
the sea and of the
environment in general.
The money of the tickets
Tickets are required for the Watergate Bay
music festival. Various camping tickets are
available for the price of £30-£120. The VIP
Weekend tickets costs £162.50.
Children (10 years and under) entrance tickets
The money they make goes to a charity.
The money of the catering
Catering units are present all over the arena and
offer a great variety of foods and drinks (there
are also 10 bars located around the festival).
There is also a general store selling food, drinks
and all the other essentials you may have
forgotten or run out of.