Rock Oyster Festival 2017 – 7 to 8 July – Wadebridge

Oysters ready to eat. Rock Oyster Festival.

A feast for your taste buds and your ears.

What’s on at Rock Oyster Festival:

Now in it’s 7th year the Rock Oyster Festival is a mix of great live music and fabulous food, including oysters of course.

There’s also fairground rides, market stalls, catering stalls, kids entertainment, performing arts and a farmers market.

The campsite has separate family and late night revellers areas, looking out over the estuary.

Rock Oyster Festival venue:

This year sees a move of venue to a Camel riverside location at Roskear Farm, St Breock, Wadebridge PL27 7HU, on the Padstow side of the estuary.

Rock Oyster Festival artists include:

Showhawk Duo – Guitarists Jake Wright and Mikhail Asanovic play their own captivating style from trance to funk

Black Kat Boppers – rockin, roots music with a guitar, double bass & stand up drums

Andy Quick – Singer songwriter tells stories through his lyrics

The Electric Swing Circus – 20’s swing meets stomping electro beats with vocals by Laura O and Vicki Olivia

Backbeat SoundSystem – Eight musicians pumping out UK reggae

The Flamenco Thief – Andy Sutton mixes gypsy-jazz, rumba, flamenco and ska

Echo Town – Brothers Richard and Robert Harrison with a mix of instruments including lap-slide guitar, djembe, didgeridoo and harmonica

The White Feather Collective – describe themselves as a ‘psychedelic, four man, surf-rock band’

Charity support:

Each year the Cornish Oyster Festival supports a local charity. In 2017 it’s Polzeath Surf Life Saving Club. Life Saving is a popular sport in Cornwall and the Polzeath Surf Life Saving Club trains participants from as young as 7 years old in this valuable skill for life.

Further information:

Tickets and more details from the Rock Oyster Festival 2017 website.

Festival organisers can be contacted here

Local accommodation:

At the time of writing Glen Valley holiday cottage, only 5.7 miles away from the festival, is available to rent for the week.