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Dates for next year's Boardmasters festival revealed

Dates for next year's Boardmasters festival revealed

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 8:10am 11th October 2019.

The dates for next year's Boardmasters festival in Cornwall have been revealed.

The Newquay event will run from the 5th to 9th August 2020.

People who bought tickets to this year's cancelled festival will get first grabs, with exclusive access to special earlybird tickets..

Those go on sale next Thursday and the normal pre-sale will take place a week later.

The 2019 Boardmasters was cancelled back in August because of bad weather.

Warnings for torrential rain, thunderstorms and strong winds prompted officials to take the "difficult" decision.

Since then, they say they have been working round-the-clock process refunds for those with official tickets.


"We are SO happy to announce our 2020 dates!

"Boardmasters began in 1981, and we cannot wait to be back with you in Newquay for our 40th year on 5 - 9 August 2020.

"All 2019 ticket bookers will have exclusive access to an early bird ticket presale from 8am on Thursday 17 October. Look out for an email!

"Remaining early bird tickets will be released on Boardmasters.com from 8am on Thursday 24 October."


What is the latest on Boardmasters' refunds?

On 22nd August, Boardmasters updated their official website with the following statment:

"Following our update on 22nd August we have been working with our ticket agents and insurers to process refunds as quickly as possible.

"We are pleased to confirm that all refunds for the face value of festival tickets and festival extras have now been processed by our official ticket agents – SEE Tickets, Verve/Pollen and Festicket. If not already received, funds should show in your account in the next few days depending on your payment method or bank.

"We are aware that some customers received a partial refund from SEE Tickets. This was due to refunds being issued by ticket type e.g. litter bond or parking rather than as a whole. We are as disappointed as you are at the alarm this caused some of our customers and have raised this with SEE Tickets. Please be assured all refunds have now been issued.

"We have also been able to confirm that we will be refunding all traders and caterers their pitch fees and recharges.

"Following a festival cancellation of this scale, it takes time to work through a claim and receive the funds from insurers in order to process refunds. We know that this has caused frustration and disappointment for some of you. Please be assured, refunds have remained our priority and we worked as fast as we could to get these to you via our ticket agents.

"A huge thank you, once again, to all of our fans and business partners for your patience and support whilst our ticket agents processed refunds.

"If you have a question or require any help with your refund please get in touch with the applicable agent directly. Their details can be found at www.boardmasters.com/refunds

"We will continue to communicate directly with our business partners, including our suppliers, traders, caterers and sponsors.

"For other enquiries outside of the above, please contact boardmasters@visionninegroup.com"


You will find the latest information on Boardmasters and ticket refunds here.

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