The summer is far from over yet, with plenty of Seascape events throughout September to keep you entertained in Porthcawl! From the sensational Ocean Film Fest to Europe's largest gathering of Elvis impersonators - you'll feel as though summer has only just begun!
Experience the ocean through world class surfers
Experience the ocean through the eyes of one of the world's greatest surfers, Andy Irons. Take your day by the sea inside for a free screening of Kissed by God. Kicking off a selection of indoor Seascape events, Andy Irons, Kissed by God, will be screened on the 6th September 7.30pm at Porthcawl Grand Pavilion.
Sit back and watch the waves at the Ocean Film Fest
Calling all ocean lovers! Get ready to put your feet up for The annual Ocean Film Festival, sweeping towards Porthcawl with its latest selection of ocean films. Enjoy the festival's collection of short ocean-themed films, brought to you by the team behind the Banff Film Festival UK Tour. The perfect way to unwind for the end of summer. You can see the Banff Ocean Film Festival at 7.30pm at Porthcawl Grand Pavilion 7th September.
Join the Usherettes in Hawaiian Paradise
Join Porthcawl's fabulous Usherettes for a unique screening of Elvis' no.1 hit film, Blue Hawaii. Hosted by Kitsch n Sync comedy trio, The Usherettes, guests can expect plenty of entertaining surprises along the way! Take in the beauty of the Hawaiian islands, Oahu and Kauai while marvelling at the King, all ahead of Porthcawl's very own Elvis fest to begin the following day.
Thursday 27th September at 5.30pm
Put on your blue suede surf shoes for the Porthcawl Elvis Festival!
Immersive watersports experience
Step on a surfboard and immerse yourself in a panoramic experience of surfing at Rest Bay with our brand new immersion room launching autumn! Take in the views, ride the waves and gain first-hand experience of what it feels like to surf in Porthcawl. Watch this space for further information.
Elvis inspired entertainment
After all that action, join thousands of Elvis lovers in Porthcawl for Europe's largest gathering of Elvis impersonators. Throughout the weekend you can enjoy over 100 Elvis shows hosted by the Hi Tide Inn as well as a number of Elvis-themed events taking place at Porthcawl's Grand Pavilion. Stay tuned for The Three Kings Show, The Elvies, and even Red Alert, considered the best Elvis Showband in the world. As if that's not rock 'n' roll enough, twenty other venues in and around the town will host events as part of the Fringe extravaganza. 28th - 30th September http://www.elvies.co.uk
The Porthcawl Seascape project has received funding via the Regional Tourism Engagement Fund (RTEF) and supported through the Welsh Government Rural Communities - Rural Development Program 2014-2020, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and the Welsh Government, the Fund to improve the visitor experience and create stronger destinations by working together.