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Tweets worth listening to, with 247’s Sophie Prescott Follow us @ 247magazine Visit Cornwall @ILoveCornwallUK Latest news | Cornwall Tourism Awards winners announced http:// story-17277137-detail/story.html … #CTA12 Want to know the best places to go in Cornwall? Check out the winners of the Tourism Awards to find out!

Be an early bird, catch the (festival) worm Get organised and get the best deals on South West 2013 festival tickets – early bird ticks are on sale everywhere already! They make great Xmas presents for people you really, really like too… Our favourite early bird festival deals:

• Love Saves the Day, in Bristol, on May 25, tickets cost £19.50. See • The annual Run to the Sun festival, in Newquay, on May 24 – 27. Back for it’s 27th year, 2013’s early bird • •

tickets cost £65 and include 8 days free camping, or you can get 20% off your caravan you book now, and pay in full by the end of January. See Beachbreak Live, in South Wales, on 20 – 24 June has already sold out of it’s first batch of early birds…but they are releasing more on Jan 15, at £99 each. See NASS, in Somerset, on 12-14 July, have sold all of their early birds already (gulp) but you can secure a ticket for £25 and pay the rest by May 2013 – great if you’re skint but don’t want to miss out. See

Visit Plymouth @visitplymouth Festive fun across the city for #Plymouth Winter Festival #christmas #winterfestival http://www. … Want to get in the seasonal spirit? Come down to Plymouth from the 22nd of November for all sorts of festive fun! Zoe Anning @zoeanning You know when Christmas is coming...Coca Cola truck to appear on Plymouth Hoe Tuesday 18th Dec #holidaysarecoming The holidays are coming... see the iconic truck visit the South West in time for Christmas! Exeter Phoenix @exeter_phoenix Woop woop! Rising Welsh alt-rock stars The Joy Formidable confirmed for next season http:// march-2013/joy-formidable.html … Catch the band as they play Exeter Phoenix next year - go get your tickets before they sell out! Plymouth Pavilions @PlymPavilions THE VACCINES gig running times now online... http://www. … The Vaccines returned to the South West last month where they played Plymouth Pavilions as part of their ‘Come of Age’ tour.


Boardmasters 2013 adds an extra day OF MUSIC Wowsers. For 2013 (and onwards) Boardmasters is changing to a THREE DAY music festival! Due to the huge success of the event in 2012, organisers are catering for demand and building the festy to become ‘Cornwall’s Festival’ and this additional music day will enable them to showcase more new music and international stars on their amazing site in Newquay. The Sunday license is still to be confirmed and promoters are currently working on the line-up, which we’ll bring you next issue. Early bird tickets are on sale now too. See



Now in it’s second year, the multi venue festival and industry event takes over Falmouth and Penryn from 28 Feb – 2 March 2013. Bands confirmed to play include The Other Tribe, Tall Ships, Public Service Broadcasting, The Hit Ups, Three Trapped Tigers, Little Leagues and many more. Industry events taking place include a Q & A with leading figures from the music scene on the board, a music licencing forum, exclusive showing of the LCD Soundsystem final concert film and a talk from senior booker, Adam Saunders from X-Ray Touring. Festival passes from £19, get them and more info at

Dappa Me on the move Plymouth’s leading street wear shop, Dappa Me, is on the move, relocating to Coburg Street, opposite the university and next to the Unite student buildings. The new store opens on January 5, stocking full range of New Era and other fresh brands including Dephect Clothing, Ames Bros and Imaginary Foundation Clothing. See

SouthWestShows @SouthWestShows Ben Howard adds extra Plymouth Pavilions show: Also at Plymouth, we had Mercury Prize-nominee Ben Howard, who definitely proved popular at Oceanfest earlier this year! okoko club - Taunton @okokoTaunton SATURDAY NIGHT Only @ okoko..... 5 Rooms, 5 Bars, 3 Dance Floors, 3 DJs & ONE Awesome Night!! Look forward to seeing you there :-) It’s officially ‘party season’... which, in other words, is a pretty good excuse to go out this weekend! Tweet Bus @Tweet_Bus They had a Big Draw on the beaches at Newquay yesterday. wAJq8xOy Fistral Beach gets creative in this pretty cool shot.

247 Magazine - Dec & Jan 2013 issue - South West edition  

247 Magazine is the South West's leading free music, style, culture and listings magazine

247 Magazine - Dec & Jan 2013 issue - South West edition  

247 Magazine is the South West's leading free music, style, culture and listings magazine