High winds force festival team to pull the plug...

Boardmasters Festival has been cancelled due to adverse weather.

The South Coast festival mixes music and water sports, and was set to welcome performances from Wu-Tang Clan, Florence and the Machine, and Foals.

Sadly, this will not now happen. Due to adverse weather - specifically "high winds" - the team have cancelled the event, warning fans not to travel.

Putting safety first, the Boardmasters team promise full ticket refund information shortly.

Here's the statement in full:

Artists and fans alike were quick to express their disappointment:

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