Small Music Festival in Cornwall Triumphs as the UK’s Finest!

Tropical Pressure Festival in Porthtowan has been labelled as the best small music festival in the UK by The Times. Taking place 14th – 16th July, the intimate three-day event hosts a diverse line-up of music, food, workshops, and much more. Each year, the festival comes alive with the sounds, colours and tastes of the world and vibrantly celebrates the cultures of Latin American Africa and The Caribbean.

From captivating performances by renowned musicians and DJs to immersive workshops celebrating the rich traditions of these regions, Tropical Pressure Festival offers guests an opportunity to experience the diversity of global cultures without leaving Cornwall.

Nestled amidst the breath-taking landscapes of Cornwall, the festival takes place at a site overlooking the picturesque seaside village of Porthtowan. Not only can attendees expect to be impressed by a stellar line up of incredible performances, but they’ll also be able to enjoy the picturesque backdrop that enhances the overall festival atmosphere. There is even a free shuttle bus that takes attendees straight to the beach!

Tropical Pressure Festival prides itself on being a family-friendly event, welcoming all ages, from babies to grannies. The festival offers a dedicated children’s area and family camping, which means families can fully enjoy the festivities together.

Beyond its celebration of culture, the organisers of Tropical Pressure Festival are enthusiastic about creating the most eco-friendly festival possible. With a sharp focus on sustainability, they have implemented initiatives to reduce the festival’s environmental impact, with the aim to promote eco-conscious practices among everyone in attendance.

Tropical Pressure Director Tim Stirrup, has expressed his excitement about the event, saying, “This year’s festival is set to be an absolute blast, and we expect it to be our best yet. We’ve carefully curated a great line-up of music and vibrant cultural experiences, that we’re sure our attendees will enjoy. Tropical Pressure is all about people and connections and I can’t wait to welcome everyone to our site again this year”

Tickets have almost sold out, so you’ll have to move fast if you want to experience the event for yourself. For more information, visit:

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