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From here, you can connect to all the active Cocteau Twins communities on the Internet. A new browser window will open when you click on any of these links.

  • The original Cocteau Twins Forum, hosted on this Web site since 1996, has been consolidated with the fan discussion boards at CocteauTwinsForums.com, where there's a lot more going on these days. Look for occasional messags from Simon and Robin!


  • 4AD Community Forum - Home base for the 4AD enthusiast, including much discussion of Cocteau Twins.


  • Bella Union Forums - Online community for Bella Union. Robin and Simon are regulars!

CocteauFest

Cocteaufest is an annual event where fans from around the world gather in a designated city for a night of Cocteau Twins music, prizes, dancing and socializing. It's all about celebrating the Cocteaus, their music and their legacy. There's unique merchandise for sale, auctions of rare Cocteau Twins items and other memorabilia (all proceeds cover costs and fund the next event), and free prizes given away throughout the night.

The first annual Cocteaufest was held on September 20, 2003 in Boston, MA, USA, and was a great success! Over 80 fans from around the world came to Boston for the event that was limited to 100 attendees. But that was nothing compared to the 2004 event, which was held in Los Angeles and drew well over 150 people for music, videos, BBQ, dancing and some incredible live performances from three area bands who entertained the crowd with excellent interpretations of classic Cocteau Twins songs.

The 2007 CocteauFest has been cancelled. There will be NO official event this year. However, a private party is being held in New York City on September 21. Full details are available at CocteauFest.com.

Here are a few photos from the 2003 Cocteaufest. For over 350 photos of the 2004 event, click here.

Attendees start to trickle in at 7:00 PM An attendee from Taipei, Taiwan shows off his prizes Friends and fellow fans enjoy drink and conversation An attendee from Cleveland, OH displays his prizes

Calla Lillies Organizers Leesa Beales and Michael Borum make some announcements to the crowd, give away free merchandise and auction off rare items Dancing! Volunteers tending to the merchandise table, where T-shirts, buttons, CDs and other memorabilia were available for sale

More dancing! Leesa and Michael auctioning off one-of-a-kind Cocteau Twins-inspired artwork. All proceeds from auctions and merchandise sales are used to cover costs and to fund the next annual event.