Summer is just around the corner and we kicked off this month in Nottingham City Centre at Nottingham StrEAT Festival and Straight Outta Sneinton. We have been treated to some awesome weather this May and let's cross our fingers and hope it continues throughout the summer. Moving straight on to business, we are happy to announce some of our pop up shop dates confirmed this 2018. 😎😎😎
BIRMINGHAM PRIDE 26th - 27th MAY @ BIRMINGHAM GAY VILLAGE
This bank holiday weekend we are at Birmingham Pride festival on Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th May.
Amazing line up on the main stage including MNEK, Rudimental, Beth Ditto, SuRIE, Jax Jones, Nadine Coyle, Kim Petras, Louisa and many more. You can check out the full line up here.
We will be in amongst the traders positioned near the street party and are debuting some of our new designs that aren't available online yet. Less than 24 hours to go, come and see us!
SuRie - UK 2018 Eurovision Contestant
NASS FESTIVAL 5th - 9th JULY @ ROYAL BATH AND WEST SHOWGROUND
Our first year at the huge NASS Skate and BMX festival and oh boy, ...it is going to be B I G.
"NASS Festival returns this summer for a weekend of banging Drum n' Bass, Dance, Hip Hop, Grime, Street Art and high octane action sports."
Headliners include Dizzee Rascal, Run DMC, Damian "Jr Gong" Marley, De La Soul, Stefflon Don and mannny more. The festival also includes skate and BMX'ing from some of the absolute best. For the 3rd year running, are in collaboration with UPFEST. Showcasing live and curated street art from some of the most talented names in the game such as mural artist Insane51, Bristol-based artist Voyder and oh so many more...
Vert Ramp Pigeon 2017
“Upfest is hyped to be back again at this year’s NASS festival bringing local, national and international artists for your visual pleasure. The synergy between urban sports, art and music is a long standing partnership and this year we’re excited to be on board with some extreme talent.” - Stephen Hayles, Upfest founder.
JXC: Vert Ramp 2017
TRAMLINES FESTIVAL 20th - 22nd JULY @ HILLSBOROUGH PARK, SHEFFIELD
Tramlines Festival has gone from strength to strength over the past few years and we are proud to be a part of their biggest event yet. At there brand new home in Hillsborough Park in Sheffield the line up includes Stereophonics, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Craig David's TS5, Clean Bandit, Blossoms and so many more!
SPLENDOUR FESTIVAL 21st JULY @ WOLLATON PARK, NOTTINGHAM
Pierce Brothers at Splendour wearing our Dawn of the Dead T-shirt
Our fourth year at Nottingham's number one festival, Splendour! It is always a great day with family-friendly activities, a relaxed atmosphere and scenic views on our home turf. This year's 10th anniversary lineup is with Paloma Faith, The Charlatans, Bjorn Again and loads more big acts. Guaranteed to be a great day out, we'll see you there!
For a bit of nostalgia here's a throwback to our 1st appearance in 2015...
BOARDMASTERS 8th - 12th AUGUST @ FISTRAL BEACH, NEWQUAY
Last year Boardmasters was immense, with skate, BMX and surf competitions in the day and an amazing party through the night on the beautiful Cornish coast. This year we will be back at the surf site at Fistral Beach with many new products. In our opinion, probably the best festival the UK has to offer this summer. Check out the line-up including Catfish and the Bottlemen, The Chemical Brothers, George Ezra, Annie Mac and Everything Everything on their website.
MANCHESTER PRIDE 24th - 27th AUGUST @ MANCHESTER
Our final confirmed weekend is the massive Manchester Pride over Bank Holiday weekend in August. We are very excited and Proud to be ending our summer tour at one of the biggest Pride events in the country. The line-up includes Rita Ora, Sigala, Jake Shears, Alexandra Burke and Pete Tong.
Manchester Pride 2017 by Gemma Parker
...More Dates TBA.
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