20 - 22 APRIL 2018 - TORQUAY, DEVON

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There’s far more to love besides the seaside with Grinagog Festival. From 20-22 April 2018, we invite you to start the festival season in style. Join us at a music and arts festival that celebrates creativity, diversity and hi-jinks.

Set amongst Torquay’s breathtaking coastline and centred around the 800-year-old grounds of Torre Abbey; this is a place to immerse yourself in genre defining music, mind-blowing arts and memorable performances.

Led by Torquay's, DJ Chris Tofu (an MBE recipient no less!), and the award winning Continental Drifts (curators at Glastonbury's Shangri-La, Boomtown's Ballroom Stage, and Bestival's Caravanserai) - come discover a weekend of escapism from the humdrum of every day life. 

Music lovers get up close, personal and astounded by the sounds of acoustic, electronic bass and beats, electro swing, folk, indie, jazz, reggae, rock and metal, roots, ska, urban and vintage remix. 

The full line up will be coming soon. First wave line-up to whet your appetite features the wonders of the amazing: The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club, Channel One Sound System with Mikey Dread, A.Skillz Live, Dizraeli, The Correspondents,  Fire in the Mountain Presents, Henge and ShangrilART. 

This festival is small yet mighty: Giving more colourful and creative experiences for festival goers, inspiring the next generation of local talent and making us all a little more proud of the place we call home. 

Experience something new. Discover mudless, intimate indoor stages. Run free by the sea. Meet old friends, make new ones. Share a smile and know that you will make memories like no others with a weekend at Grinagog Festival.

Let the countdown begin...

 
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The Craig Charles Funk & Soul club

The Craig Charles Funk & Soul club

Channel One Sound System

Channel One Sound System

A Skillz Live

A Skillz Live

Dizraeli

Dizraeli

The Correspondents

The Correspondents

Fire in the MountaiN PRESENTS

Fire in the MountaiN PRESENTS

Henge

Henge

ShangriLArt

ShangriLArt

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Grinagog Festival is set on the breathtaking Torquay coastline and a stones throw from Abbey Sands beach. 

This is the stuff of dreams. The places and spaces across the Bay inspire artists, musicians, writers and explorers.
 
Centred around the 800 year old Torre Abbey site (an instagrammers dream and renowned Ancient Scheduled Monument), with use of the RICC main stages too; this is an unforgettable and rare festival setting. 

 
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2017 was the debut Grinagog Festival, showcasing local artists alongside international artists including Rat Boy, Congo Natty, Akala, Sam and the Womp, Jah Shaka Soundsystem, Slamboree, Electric Swing Circus, Hacktivist, Mix Master Morris and DJ Steve Davies. Thousands of you came and told us you'd be back for more! Post festival, we were nominated for Best New Festival at the UK Festival Awards and Festival Director, DJ Chris Tofu received a Royal seal of approval with an MBE for his services to music - the perfect finale to 2017. 

 
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