Wheels and Fins Festival announces first acts for music line-up

Wheels and Fins Festival

The Wheels and Fins Festival has announced the first acts in this year’s music line -up.

The three day sports and music fest at Joss Bay from September 8-10 will include music on the main stage on the Friday by Scots band Twin Atlantic, composed of Sam McTrusty, Barry McKenna, Ross McNae and Craig Kneale.

Other acts include dance music DJ Danny Howard on the Saturday; duo Icarus; DJ and producer Jess Bays on the Sunday; Mike Vallely;The Picture Books; DJs Jon Kennedy, Twisted Fish and Mali and Kylie; sisters Skinny Girl Diet; Steak; Steve Zest; Gary B; Tenjay; Derrick Patterson; Mark G; Jasper; Tom Glide and Tasty Sax.

Events

The fifth Wheels and Fins Festival  will also include the UK Mini Ramp Champs, UK BMX Flatland Champs, Surf and Sup, the popular soapbox races, craft beers, stalls, food and more.

The festival is run by event director and former Pride in Thanet winner Dave Melmoth, owner of the Joss Bay Surf School.

Film festival

This year Dave has also introduced the first Wheels and Fins International Film Festival – a festival that showcases authentic independent film, action sports and coastal lifestyles. The festival will be a collaboration with Bou Mou Productions and the judging panel will be led by Raindance Winner Marc Price.

Official Selections will take place at the  Palace Cinema in Broadstairs, where there will also be presentations from key people in the sports cinema world and a chance for the winner to screen to 5,000 daily festival-goers over three days at the main Wheels and Fins event in September.

Camping

Also new for this year is camping at  Elmwood farm in Elmwood Avenue which overlooks the festival site, Northforeland lighthouse and Joss Bay.

 Getting there

A free shuttle bus service will run from Broadstairs Train station. It will be operating from morning until night on all three days.

There will also be cycle parking on site

Programme so far

MAIN SITE

OPEN AIR MAIN STAGE
DANCE TENT
BUTTA BUS
SUPER BAR
UK MINI RAMP CHAMPS
UK FLATLAND BMX CHAMPS
SOAPBOX RACING
SKATEBOARD LESSONS
PREMIERE OF FILM FESTIVAL WINNER
TATTOOING
BARBERING
MAD DROP AIR BAG
FOOD COURT
RETAIL
FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE
RIDES
INFORMATION CENTRE

BEACH PROGRAMME

SURF COMP/DEMO’S*
SUP RACING/DEMO’S*
SURF LIFE SAVING COMP
SURF LIFE SAVING DEMO’S
BEACH YOGA
THE BOOMBOX EXPERIMENT
HAECKELS BATHING MACHINE
SLACKLINING
SAND SCULPTURES
SANDCASTLE COMPETITION
SEASHORE SAFARI
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKSHOPS
BEACH VOLLEYBALL
KIDDIES CORNER
MORE TBC

Tickets

Early Bird Ticket Prices are: Weekend (Fri – Sun) £40.00 Daily (One Day) £25.00
Camping Tickets are: Weekend (Fri – Sun) £30.00
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