The outdoor festival gets a holiday spin this month when it goes on a trip to the seaside. Cornwall's Carlyon Bay is the location for The Beach Festival, a smorgasbord of multicultural activities arranged around a solid music core. The main Open Air stage will showcase Asian Dub Foundation, Bentley Rhythm Ace and Dreadzone, among others, while the indoor Megadog Arena headlines with Basement Jaxx, Eat Static and Laurent Garnier. More music will pound out from the Club and Surfers Against Sewage stages, and you'll be hard put to walk more than a few feet without stumbling across a top-class DJ. All this plus an open-air cinema, cabaret, theatre, a children's area and - oh joy! - flushable toilets!

The Beach Festival, Carlyon Bay, nr St Austell, Cornwall (01736 350984) 14 to 16 Aug pounds 60 (advance only, incl parking, shuttle bus and on-site camping)

The Eye has two pairs of tickets for The Beach Festival to give away. For a chance to win them, send your name, address and a daytime telephone number to: The Beach Festival, PO Box 570, London SE10 0EE. The first two names picked after the closing date of 11 Aug will each receive a pair of tickets

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