Date(s) - 04/10/2019 - 06/10/2019
All Day



4 – 6 October 2019

Bude Sea Pool and Summerleaze Downs


A weekend of sound, light, music and art exploring the connection between coastal living and wellbeing

After sundown Bude Sea Pool comes alive with sound and light. From an intimate beach hut folk gig to outdoor artwork, this event features internationally acclaimed artist Ulf Pedersen, local shanty group the Bencoolen Wreckers and Cornish artists Timothy Crowley and Kate Ogley, plus more.

Visitors in the daytime can also take part in Sea Song Walks with Seamus Carey , step inside Martyn Ware (Heaven 17)’s beach hut for What Does The Sea Say?, plus take Time to Sit & Stare on coastal benches decorated by local artists. Plus, we take art to the South West Coast Path with flag designs by Budehaven School.

Free, but ticket booking required for some events. Tickets and further information at


Admission free but some events are ticketed.


Free events, no booking required:

All day, each day, Summerleaze Downs: What Does the Sea Say? by Martyn Ware

All day, each day, Summerleaze Downs Time to Sit and Stare Coastal path benches decorated by: Josie Purcell Intertidal Blue, Granite & Glitter Neo, Ruth Purdy Esedha & Blend Youth Group.

All day, each day: South West Coast Path: Budehaven School Flags



Free but ticketed events:

11am and 3pm, Sat 5 and Sun 6 October: Sea Song Walks with Seamas Carey Meeting point: The Hub at Bude Sea Pool to continue around Pool and South West Coast Path

REFLECT at Bude Sea Pool: Timed entry every 20 minutes from 7.45- 9.45pm, Friday 4 – Sunday 6 October including works by Ulf Pedersen, Tim Crowley & Kate Ogley, Blend Beats plus performances by Bencoolen Wreckers and nature listening with Alex Smalley (Ocean 404).


Photo Credit: Lee Robertson