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THE SURPLUS FESTIVAL 2015

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THE SURPLUS FESTIVAL 2015 @ PORTH KERRY, CARDIFF ON 3rd – 5th JULY 2015.
This was the 2nd Annual SURPLUS FESTIVAL & is a proper gathering of Souls! It's for EVERYONE & ANYONE!!
It's been described by the organisers as a festival for ALL;
TRAVELLERS, CRUSTIES, PUNX, ROCKERS, RAVERS, HIPPIES, GEEKS & FREAKS & EVERYONE in-between!
This was a REAL old-school Festival where people were uniting, re-uniting & reliving the true Festival circuit from the past.
This Festival was REAL people doing it proper!!!!
FORGET all the corporate BS, It's back to basics. Totally happy people enjoying a great festival party atmosphere, watching festival bands that have been doing it for 20years or more, along with some new up & coming bands who fit into the eclectic mix of the whole scene!
SURPLUS FESTIVAL 2015 was small enough to be personal but BIG enough to be an EVENT!!!
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We arrived on site on Thursday nite at 2am in the morning, after a long drive, but this didn't pose a problem, we were welcomed onto the site, & the way the site was set out it meant we could get onto the site, with the car/living-vehicle, park-up & then find ourselves an area to set up along with everyone else. The nice thing being that we were all in the same living area be you in a living-vehicle,car,teppee,bender or tent. Nobody was segregated off , & it was all still part of the Festival Site! We didn't even have to pay entry or show a ticket, no hectic confusion, just welcomed, let in & tat yourself down for the weekend!
The site was a great set up, 1 big great lush field, segregated off – Living-Area & Festival Site…..simple & effective!!!

It was located on the South Coast of Wales this year @ Porth Kerry, Cardiff! There's a great 2 minute walk to a stoney beach, with lovely views over North Devon, which was accessible to all festival goers.

THE SURPLUS FESTIVAL 2015 itself had 3 main Live Music Stages & everyone there was promoting a GREEN ENVIRONMENT with SOLAR POWER & RECYCLING & UPCYCLING!!!!!

It was a Dog/Animal friendly Festival , although they did ask for a small donation of £5 which is passed on to their chosen charity!!!!

The festival was set up as a Family-Friendly event, with a kidz area, Daily Workshops, Healing areas, Stalls selling Festival wares & crafts, Walkabout Entertainers, Live Music throughout the day & night & a shed load of Food Stalls selling an array of delights to cater for people with all tastes & eating preferences.
There was an acoustic music tent, entertainment of all types, fireshows & a communal Firepit for when the music wound down & came to an end & there were still many of us wanting to carry on the festivities. People gathered every night round the fire with acoustic instruments & sang, danced, talked & socialised into the early hours, & the fire burnt all day & night througho9ut the Festival providing a place for everyone to catch up.
People were catching up with old friends & making new friends creating a wicked atmosphere of unity, peace & pure happiness!!!!!

THE SURPLUS FESTIVAL 2015 was a 500 capacity festival,& for a 3 day weekend Adult ticket it only cost £50 & £15 for Teens & kids get in FREE!

The line-up of bands was amazing……..
AOS3 , RADICAL DANCE FACTION, CULTURE SHOCK, BACK TO THE PLANET, INNER TERRESTRIALS, LACERTILLA,THE SPORADICS, 3 DAFT MONKEYS, ATONOMADS, PRIMEVAL SOUP, ONE EYED GOD, KILNABOY,AFTERKOP, BUFF, A NOISE,TRIBAZIK & many many many more bands, playing throughout the festival on the 3 stages/tents!!!!There was always something going on that would keep you & your family & friends entertained, & as you were set up so close to the festival site going back to your living area & the festival site was not a chore, also leaving your belongings in your tents, benders, teepees, cars or live in vehicles unattended was NOT a problem! – the whole atmosphere & buzz of the festival & the people who were there enjoying the event were a friendly, respectful & honest bunch of people – there were no problems or unsavoury events all weekend, & no thefts or fights or problems of any sort!!It was a refreshing, happy, fun, amazing, friendly, family atmosphere!
It was full of happy people just getting down & having what we all know as an OLD SCHOOL FESTIVAL,all enjoying it, ALL TOGETHER!!!!

SO……A BIG BIG THANK YOU goes out to ALL of the ORGANISERS, PERFORMERS, BANDS & ALL THOSE INVOLVED in making SURPLUS FESTIVAL happen & also to ALL those who purchased tickets & went & enjoyed the event!!!

THE SURPLUS FESTIVAL 2015 was for US the BEST festival event of 2015…..& we can't wait for the 2016 event…..so keep a look out for SURPLUS FESTIVAL 2016 on FACEBOOK & don't miss out……….remember if you DON'T HAVE A TICKET YOU CAN'T GET IN!!!!!
HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL THERE !!!!!

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