We invite you to start the festival season in style. Join us from the 20-22 April 2018 at Torquay’s breathtaking coastline and centred around the 800-year-old grounds of Torre Abbey. This is a festival to immerse yourself in genre defining music, mind-blowing arts and memorable performances.
The legend of the Grinagog runs deep in Devon. With hundreds of sightings off the coast of Torquay. Conspiracy theorists and cult followers alike agree that this ancient sea creature and the associated tidal wave of live music, DJs and inspiration will arrive back on our shores in April 2018.
Led by DJ Chris Tofu MBE, and the award winning Continental Drifts (curators at Glastonbury's Shangri-La, Boomtown's Ballroom Stage, Bestival's Caravanserai) - come discover a weekend of escapism.
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.
Bring the kids! Saturday is officially families day. Whatever the weather, discover a great day out with indoor family programming of music, dance and arty things at the Festival Barn and a spectacle outside too with carnival, trails and stalls.
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.
Whatever the weather discover a great weekend with indoor family programming at the Festival Barn with live music (including the BBCs John Shuttleworth), shows (like Paka the Uncredible), kids raves (award-winning Big Fish Little Fish), and creative activities from junk jams to graffiti. Outside, don't miss the spectacular Grinagog Carnival, street theatre (like Uncle Taco's Flea Circus) and storytelling trails, alongside craft stalls, great food and drink. Tickets from just £20 for adults, £15 for kids and under 5's go free!
Grinagog Festival is set on the breathtaking Torquay coastline and a stones throw away from Abbey Sands beach. Centred around the 800 year old Torre Abbey (an instagrammers dream and Ancient Scheduled Monument) and with use of the RICC main stages too - this is an unforgettable and rare festival setting - the stuff of dreams! This year, no ticket, no entry. The festival site will be closed to the public - wristband wearers only.