London, Aug 9: The annual Broadmasters music festival coupled with the world surfing competition is cancelled due to a yellow storm warning over the coming days.
The world surfing competition is allowed to continue but adverse storm forecast means that the musical festival held in Newquay is now firmly cancelled. Broadmasters music festival attracts well over 50,000 visitors held between 7-11 August 2019.
Visitors have been dismayed and frustrated at the cancellation resulting in ruined travel plans. Some had travelled from far distances to be turned away; Whilst some had turned up disappointed and annoyed with this news. The hospitality industry in the Newquay area have seen a big dip in the visitors numbers and lost revenue as result of this cancellation. The music festival originally lined up performances from Wu-Tang Clan, Razorlight, Florence + The Machines on the main stage.
Much of the show grounds have been closed with stage and venue dismantled. There is a yellow weather warning for the coming days to which the campsite is also shut to those who turn-up with tents. There appears to be a good chance of stormy weather in the region over coming days. Already, the weather has turned from sunshine to rain and high winds throughout today.
Broadmasters World Surfing Competition Continues despite the rain, wind and potential storm
The world surfing competition is continuing despite the rain and the wind. Although, Wednesday 7th August 2019 was exceptional with some dry weather and sunshine. This was first day of the competition was with pro-surfing participants from United Kingdom,France, Germany, Hawaii, Brazil and the United States. Fistral beach is the venue to catch all the world surfing competition action.
The visitor can chill out alongside DJs and live bands playing throughout the day around the beach area. There are also food stalls around the venue serving the famous Cornwall pasties to traditional fish and chips. This year there appears to be no entries from the South East Asian countries. Other than from Japan. Both Sri Lanka and India have professional surfers but not taking part in the competition this year.