Surfstock 2008

Friday 29th to Saturday 30th August 2008
St Agnes, Cornwall, England MAP
£79 including camping, family (2ad + 2ch) £200, Under 12s are admitted free
last updated: Fri 29th Aug 2008

Surfstock takes place this summmer at a new, bigger location in St Agnes perched above the North Cornish coast. The festival is held on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th August, and promises a weekend of surf and music.

This year's line-up has over 50 live acts day and night across 6 areas including Gossip, The Go! Team, Santogold, Black Lips, Lightspeed Champion, Alphabeat, Auction for the Promise Club, Blindfold Garden, Butteryfly Bangs, I Say Marvin, iPony, Jon Otway, Klay, Lead Cherry, Leon Jean-Marie, My Elvis Blackout, Nathan 'Flutebox' Lee, Rosie And The Goldbug, Severe:Zero, sleepgoodfeelgood, Sowena, The Clik Clik, The Complete Stone Roses, The Haven, The Hulas, The Mosquitoes, The Reels, The Sea, The Sycamores, Underground Press Syndicate, Wille and the Bandits, Louis Elliot, and more to be confirmed. For the line-up details as available please click here.

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.

Weekend tickets are available on the gate at a price of £79 including camping, family (2adults + 2children - under 16) are £200, under 12's are admitted free but must be accompanied by an adult.

Surfstock has a fully equipped campsite catering for campervans, children, and families. There will also be themed bars, a silent disco, a Comedy Tent, the themed "You ain't going out dressed like that!" dress-up on the Saturday. Terry the Silver Surfer information point, global food stalls, a surfers village, hang loose areas, and more. Music Evolution from Penzance will also have their Groove lounge operating right through to dawn.

Surfstock has taken precautions against bad weather with all the main stages under cover in big tops.

Surfstock also has a Surf On The Turf Cinema; silent disco open till 6am; the Rabbit Hole with comedy, bands, acoustic, cabaret, and dancing; a Green Room; ME and Co's Music Evolution; and Residential Dance Home.

Truro Station is the nearest main line rail link to the festival with regular links to all major UK cities; www.nationalrail.co.uk buses will be laid on from the station to the festival site. Newquay airport also has excellent links with major cities please check www.newquaycornwallairport.com Ryan Air is currently advertising flights from £15!

Please note that there is no street parking, cars will be towed, public transport is recommended there is a mainline train link to Truro, with a festival bus to site.

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

There will be more information here when available.

Friday 29th to Saturday 30th August 2008
St Agnes, Cornwall, England MAP
£79 including camping, family (2ad + 2ch) £200, Under 12s are admitted free
last updated: Fri 29th Aug 2008


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