Thanks to Newquay Business Improvement District (BID) and organisers of Little Orchard Cider & Music Festival, the much loved Music & Ale Festival is set to return with on Friday 27th November. The family friendly event will run until Sunday 29th November and is sure to get toes tapping. The event will kick off at 11am each day and will be keeping the crowds entertained until 11pm Friday and Saturday and 10am on Sunday.
The Festival will once again be on its new location on Fore Street Car park complete with craft stalls from 11am till 6pm each day to start that Christmas shopping.
Festival-goers will be protected from the elements under a large marquee where they can enjoy the musical entertainment of bands such as Black Friday, Rudi’s Message, Backbeat Sound System and Cyderfex along with an array of talented street performers. See below for a full list of times and performances, plus there are a still more to be announced.
10 – 11pm – Black Friday
9 – 9.45pm – Rudi’s Message
8 – 8.45pm – Beachfield
11am – 8pm – local bands and acoustic musicians
Saturday 28th November
10 – 11pm – BackBeat Sound System
9 – 9.45pm – Antimatador
8 – 8.45pm – Ten Bob Notes
7 – 7.45pm – The Big Sets
6 – 6.45pm – Shadowmen
5 – 5.45 – The Hawks
11am – 5pm – local bands and acoustic musicians
9 – 10pm – Andy Quick Music – (Land of the Giants)
8 – 8.45pm – Cyderfex
7 – 7.45pm – TBA
6 – 6.45pm – Belfast Busker
5 – 5.45pm – TBA
4 – 4.45pm – Newquay Rowing Club Singers
11am – 4pm – local bands and acoustic musicians
Assistant BID Manager, Kate Cortez says of the event: “We’re delighted that the festival is back for Christmas 2015 as a very key part of the Festive Festival. We are working with Quick Panda Productions to put together such an eclectic, exciting musical line up which will be complimented by Cornwall’s best ales and lots of lovely, warming non-alcoholic drinks”.
Event Organiser, Ian Whittaker said: “We had such a great time at last years’ Music and Ale Festival, we can’t wait for this one. We have lined up some amazing local talent to play, and will be stocking the bar with delicious ales and ciders. It was lovely to see so many local faces at last years event, can’t wait to see everyone again at this festive time.
Make sure you check out the Newquay BID Music and Ale Festival Facebook page for regular updates about the event. For more information about Newquay’s Christmas programme, people can pick up a copy of the Festive Events Guide which lists details of all local events up until New Year’s Eve which will be free in next week’s Newquay Voice.