Bathing Beauties Festival

Saturday 10th September 11am to 5pm along Mablethorpe Promenade

This major Art Festival featuring Craft Displays In our Beach Huts will be on a more limited scale due to this year’s limited funding. With the theme “We Never Close” It will feature our coast’s Winter Activities.

Ring 01507 479 165 to book a Beach Hut

New for 2015 we had a dedicated Beach Hut Festival event taking place in Sutton on Sea on Saturday 22nd August which was a great success.

Following the template of The Festival Of Bathing Beauties there were crafters in huts, a professional stage with live music, a Continental Market, barbecue and plenty of entertainment.

Festival Performers

The Festival features a range of musicians, street theatre, dancers, children's entertainers, graffiti artists and more!

Click to download the Bathing Beauties Festival poster


The Bathing Beauties Festival relies on its volunteers to fulfil roles like marshalling, and data collection.

We will include information for people who would like to volunteer for the 2016 festival in the run up to the event.

Artists and Crafters

Artists and crafters who have something to sell or exhibit can apply to hire a beach hut through this website.

Check back here in the run up to the 2016 Festival for details on how to apply

Click to find out about the Mablethorpe Area Partnership

The Festival is organised by the Mablethorpe Area Partnership CIC with support from East Lindsey Disctrict Council and the East Lindsey Rural Development Grant.

The 2015 Festival was organised by the Festival Coordinator Julie Sheppard and Festival Manager Karen Froggatt

Advertising Opportunities

The festival is free to attend and made possible by it's funders and sponsors.  This is one of the busiest weekends of the year and there are a number of advertising opportunities available which include advertising within the Festival brochure, advertising on the Festival website and/or sponsoring an artist or activity during the Festival weekend. 

To advertise at this established and busy Festival click this tile for more details or contact the Festival Manager, Karen Froggatt, on 07917 628171 or

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