Skate and Paint: Community Graffiti Event to be Held at Wooden Waves Skatepark

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Skate and Paint: Community Graffiti Event to be Held at Wooden Waves Skatepark

Graffiti artists from throughout Cornwall are coming together to liven up Wooden Waves with one off graffiti artwork.

Visitors to the park on Saturday 27th August will be able to watch the experts including ORK05, at work, and even have the opportunity to try their hand at some graffiti in a masterclass session.
There will be scooter, skate and BMX competitions throughout the day with prizes from Ideal BMX, Flavour Skate & Legit Scooters and music will be provided by Dreamone, DJ Sweets.

Jenna Grassick, XtraVert Team Manager commented:
“We are inviting young people of any age to come along to this event to learn new skills and help create a new look for the park. We want the local community to take pride in Wooden Waves
and this event will hopefully the first of many to inspire creativity in young people.”

With a mix of large scale competitions and community focused events, along with the continued refurbishment works, the XtraVert team is keeping itself very busy!
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Wooden Waves is a pilot initiative by Newquay Town Council in partnership with XtraVert social enterprise (part of the Real Ideas Organisation) to find a sustainable, effective way of running the skatepark.

XtraVert has introduced a nominal fee of £2 to use the park between the hours of 9am - 6pm in order to help the continued refurbishment of Wooden Waves and is hosting regular events.
For more information or images please contact Lotte Mahon on 01326 218 414 / 07704 419 704/


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