Boardmasters Festival 2021 looks set for go-ahead after Covid lockdown lifts

BOARDMASTERS Festival looks set to finally go-ahead this summer as its organisers say there is "light at the end of the tunnel".

The 53,000-capacity event at Watergate Bay, Cornwall, is due to take place in August – almost two months after Boris Johnson hopes all Covid restrictions will be lifted.

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The festival's organisers gave a glimmer of hope on social media yesterday, declaring there was “light at the end of the tunnel" adding: "#seeyouatthebeach” alongside a picture of festival-goers.

It will be the first time in three years the event has taken place, having been cancelled in both 2019 and 2020.

The festival was dramatically cancelled with just 12 hours' notice in 2019 due to a severe weather forecast.

And the following year, Covid crushed any hopes of the big event.

On Monday Boardmasters festival organisers Vision Nine announced they were pleased with the Government’s planned lifting of lockdown measures. They said there would be more news soon.

More to follow…

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