North Devon will host an exciting new surf, skate and music festival

Tickets have gone on sale for a new surf and music festival in North Devon called Wavelength Spring Classic.

The family event is taking place in Woolacombe from Friday 27th May to Monday 30th May and aims to celebrate live music, food, nature, surfing, skateboarding, riding and van culture.

It will feature a range of top acts alongside local musicians, parties and live fire cooking demonstrations, and a show and shine area for van and motor enthusiasts.

During the day, people can enjoy the surfing competition, skating demonstrations, local nature trails, children’s activities and much more.

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About 4,500 people are expected each day of the festival.

The festival is organized by Wavelength, best known for its heritage surf magazine.

Disco favorites Crazy P have been announced as Saturday’s music headliners, with a string of highly rated and supporting acts and artists including Porij, Anchorsong, Falle Nioke, Far Caspian and Low Island .



Live music will be a major part of the new Wavelength Spring Classic festival

The festival is also supporting a range of local artists with stage spots already confirmed for up-and-coming local band Shake the Geek and local slum team Anchors Aweigh.

Wavelength and Events Director Linley Lewis said: “Wavelength has a 40-year legacy of engaged audiences and we’re so excited to bring together all the key elements we see for the perfect weekend in one. of the most beautiful places in the country. There are not many festivals where every camper will have a sea view!

The organizers worked closely with the National Trust and developed the concept with key members of local surfing and the wider community.



The new Wavelength Spring Classic festival celebrates surf, skate and van culture
The new Wavelength Spring Classic festival celebrates surf, skate and van culture

The event is the first of its kind to come to the Woolacombe area for a long time and promises to be a great celebration for the local community, as well as a big boost for the local economy.

Steve Adams, local resident and chairman of the Woolacombe Boardriders surf club, said: “It’s great to see an event like this coming to Woolacombe. We are all happy to be involved and will help organize the surf competition on site.

With sustainability and impact paramount, organizers are aiming for a single venue free of plastic, have pledged to commit 1% of event ticket revenue to local community projects, and are focusing on as much carbon reduction as possible, and commit that any remaining carbon impact will be calculated and offset.



The new Wavelength Spring Classic festival will have a show and shine area for van and motor enthusiasts
The new Wavelength Spring Classic festival will have a show and shine area for van and motor enthusiasts

The event will take place on the environmentally important Woolacombe Down. Organizers have gone through ecological impact assessments, and the event will be used to provide land regeneration revenue to the National Trust site, with key wildlife habitat areas demarcated and left alone.

To minimize the impact on traffic, organizers are encouraging people to carpool and will be running a bus service from Barnstaple station.

Early bird tickets are on sale now and include a mix of weekend passes, plus camping, glamping and van upgrade options, with discounts for children and families. Locals can get a 10% discount using code Local10 at checkout.

For more information and to book tickets, visit website .

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Gerald R. Schneider