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Spring Fling 2024
Spring Fling 2024

Fri, 26 Apr



Spring Fling 2024

Our first Surf meet of 2024 - perfect for everyone, first timers to surfing, to regulars in the water. Surf, community and other chilled activities in nature. ✌️

Time & Location

26 Apr 2024, 18:00 BST – 28 Apr 2024, 13:00 BST

Hayle, Gwithian Beach, Hayle TR27 5BT, UK

About the event

Our first surf meet of the year - perfect for everyone from first-timers to surfing, to regulars in the water. Surf lessons, surf sessions and QSC Afterhours party.

QSC will be based out of Trewithick Farm, Breage, for this meet-up. We'll be surfing at Gwithian Beach (approx 20 min drive away)

Weekend Overview:

Fri 26th April - Arrival day! Anytime after 12:00 to set up camp/pitches etc at Trewithick Farm

Sat 27th April - Early Surf at Gwithian Beach, self-organised lunch options around the beach, plus afternoon beach activities, Yoga back at the farm and harbour jumping or coastal walk in Porthleven. Finally, QSC Fest and dancing in the sheep barn.

Sun 28th April - Early Surf at Gwithian Beach, self-organised lunch options around the beach & goodbyes! Trewithick Farm by 16:00

Want to join us?

  1. Book your Surf option ticket (lesson or Open Surf)
  2. Book your evening ticket (QSC Fest @ The Farm)
  3. Book your Camping option tickets for Trewithick Farm (Wildcamping @ The Farm)
  4. Please include a Pay it Forward - Surf Subsidy donation if accessible to you.

Surf Lessons & Sessions:

We'll be surfing and hosting lessons with Global Boarders Surf School. Here's the breakdown for different lessons, or ticket types.

  • Lessons: perfect for first-timers, beginners to intermediate. Surfing groups will be split by ability on the weekend.
  • Open Surf: you are self-proficient in the water & you have your own surf equipment
  • Ocean Playground: From bellyboarding to just building your confidence in the water.

Wait, QSC Fest @ Trewithick Farm?

We'll be hosting a food catering option (Sat 27th) at Trewithick Farm, with a vendor to be confirmed! 

Booking your Camping

We'll be based at Trewithick Farm. Please note, that Steve and Stefan have kindly opened up their gorgeous farm and campsite to us. Camping tickets are per person. You can camp in your van (max size: medium wheelbase, Mercedes Sprinter or equivalent) or tent. The campsite is wild camping with toilets and fresh water supplied, there are no shower facilities.

To book your camping please book a ticket per person.

What's included in my Ticket?

  • If you've booked a Surf Lesson ticket, all your wetsuit and board hire is included in your ticket.
  • If you've booked Open Surf, you will need your own equipment.
  • If you need to hire surf equipment, you can arrange surf hire on the day from nearby locations. We always recommend sourcing your own hire before the weekend, if there's something particular you want.

QSC Fest @ The Farm

  • This ticket includes your meal for Saturday evening with a vendor to be confirmed .

What's not included in my ticket?

  • Camping @ Trewithick Farm- you need to book this with your other tickets.
  • Travel (although lots of the friendly QSC community usually help with lifts, ride sharing etc - on Slack)
  • Food (Apart from a meal Saturday night of you have a QSC Fest ticket.)
  • Accommodation (we recommend lots of places to stay, again, on Slack)
  • Guaranteed waves/surfing conditions - however, no matter what, we always plan to have fun in the sea!


  • Tickets can be refunded no later than Friday 22nd March
  • Tickets bought after Friday 22nd March are non-refundable


The Queer Surf Club is a global community of LGBTQ+ surfers and allies. We're driven by our purpose of creating inclusive surfing to save our oceans. We know the more people we can get into the ocean, the more people are passionate about saving them. We host meet-ups to bring people from across all different identities to the ocean.

Surf Subsidy Program - QSC can help cover the costs of surf lessons & hire, as well as weekend expenses, for all our meet-ups. If you would benefit from this, please just drop us an email at Subsidisation is applicable to those who may need financial support, as well as trans folks, individuals of colour, disabled individuals and undocumented individuals. No explanation is required in your email.

Who can come? QSC meet up's are for people across all identities, especially those from underrepresented communities. Our meet ups are intended for the LGBTQ+ community, with allies welcome to join us. All people must agree to our community agreements, which you can find when ordering your ticket, or on Slack.

Stay updated. Join our Slack server (you'll receive an invite once you sign up here, in a separate email) to stay updated and meet new friends before the meet up. We'll share all the details on timings, locations and updates there. Please make sure you join this.

Have any questions? Send us a message on Slack, on the channel #surf-pride-weekender23


  • Pay It Forward - Surf Subsidy

    Help us raise funds for our Surf Subsidy program - a QSC intiative that helps create access and community for the intersectional individuals of our community - trans surfers, black and surfers of colour, undocumented surfers, disabled surfers and surfers from low economic backgrounds. Note, this is not a ticket for the event

    +Service fee
  • Wild Camping @ Trewithick Farm

    Sale ends: 28 Apr, 13:00 BST

    Tickets are one per person to camp at Trewithick Farm. Check in is from Friday 26th April at 14:00. Check out Sunday 28th by 18:00. You will need to bring your own tent and equipment. Vans are permitted but no bigger than a Medium size Wheel based (Mercedes Sprinter or equivalent). Fresh water and WC facilities on site.

    +£0.50 service fee
  • QSC Fest @ Trewithick Farm

    Sale ends: 28 Apr, 13:00 BST

    Saturday night party in the sheep barn - hosted by Trewithick Farm, dinner with a vendor to be confirmed. Vegan & Gluten free dining options. Note, this is BYOB

    +£0.25 service fee
  • Surf Lessons Weekender

    Lessons for both beginners and intermediates - surfing ability & group will be determined on the day. Perfect for first timers, to those looking to progress to green waves & independency in the water. Includes: - Lessons for both Saturday & Sunday morning - All Surf lesson hire equipment - Saturday afternoon activities

    +£1.50 service fee
    Sold Out
  • Open Surf Weekender

    For surfers independent in the water. Includes - 2 group surf sessions - Saturday afternoon activities (TBD) Does not include surf hire. You can hire from nearby surf schools/shops.

    +£0.25 service fee
    Sold Out
  • Ocean Playground Weekender

    For folks looking to build their confidence in the water, as well as body boarding, belly boarding, hand planing, open water swimming, or other entry level sea activities! Includes - 2 group surf sessions - Saturday afternoon activities (TBD) Does not include surf hire. You can hire from nearby surf schools/shops.

    +£0.25 service fee
    Sold Out
  • Waitlist - Surf Lessons

    Please sign up if you missed a ticket and want to be contacted if a Surf Lesson becomes free.

  • Waitlist - QSC Fest @ The Farm

    Waitlist for QSC Fest @ The Farm

  • Waitlist - Open Surf

    Please sign up if you want to be contacted when a place becomes available.

  • VIP Open surf weekender

    For independent surfers and require no surf hire. Includes 2 group surf sessions, Saturday afternoon activities (TBD) and Saturday evening meal.

    +£0.50 service fee
  • Waiting list- Wild Camping

    Please sign up if you want to be contacted when a place becomes available.




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