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Upcoming Cornwall Events

The next 27 events in Cornwall appear below. Please use the calendar above to browse events on a particular date and find out what's on.

24 November 2017

With their quirky and original approach to music, and their passion, intensity and sheer joy of life, 3 Daft Monkeys have gained themselves a large and loyal cult following. Their music is hard to pigeon-hole, mixing and crossing many musical genres from Celtic, Klezmer, Gypsy, Balkan, Latin, Ska, Dub Reggae, Indie, Rock and even a hint of Shostakovich. Fascinating lyrics of personal and whimsical observations on life, and folk tales both ancient and modern, are told within the ...
25 November 2017

The St Austell Brewery Celtic Beer Festival is the biggest party of the year for ale lovers across the country - for a true taste of the South West's best beers it's the only place to be. Held in the ancient cellars of St Austell Brewery itself, people will come from far and wide to sample almost 200 (our biggest selection to date) different ales, stouts and lagers, with live bands playing all day and night.
21 Nov 2017 to 25 Nov 2017

On Oskar's third birthday, he rails against the adult world and decides to remain a child forever. Armed with a heart full of rage, a singing voice that shatters glass, and a seemingly indestructible tin drum, Oskar sets about to reveal the world for what it truly is. However, the world has other plans for our hero... The tide is turning. People are taking sides. And the shadow of the Black Witch draws ever closer. Often hailed as one of the greatest novels ever written, Günter ...
25 November 2017

It is the eve before Christmas, 1895, when a Miss Elizabeth Fairfax (a sensible sort of lady leading a very ordinary sort of life), receives a visit from the dashing Mr Edward Fitzwilliam. Mr Edward is at once enchanted by Miss Elizabeth’s beauty and decides, right and there, that he will marry Miss Fairfax. But since she is the most charming creature he has ever seen, he decides that no ordinary wooing will do. But what to get a lady of such extraordinary charm and beauty? Luckily for Mr ...
25 Nov 2017 to 26 Nov 2017

Shop for gifts, meet artisans from the South West and beyond, see live demonstrations, or try your hand at one of our creative workshops. Come and browse more than 50 stalls of beautiful illustration, textiles, wood, glass, ceramics, fashion, accessories, homewares, decorative items and food. Set over three floors, with sweeping sea views, a café, restaurant and an art gallery – come and find out why we have a growing reputation as Cornwall’s best craft fair. Venue: Bedruthan Hotel, ...
25 Nov 2017 to 26 Nov 2017

Shop for gifts, meet artisans from the South West and beyond, see live demonstrations, or try your hand at one of our creative workshops. Come and browse more than 50 stalls of beautiful illustration, textiles, wood, glass, ceramics, fashion, accessories, homewares, decorative items and food. Set over three floors, with sweeping sea views, a café, restaurant and an art gallery – come and find out why we have a growing reputation as Cornwall’s best craft fair. Venue: Bedruthan Hotel, ...
24 Nov 2017 to 26 Nov 2017

A weekend of festive entertainment, food and drink along with plenty of opportunities to pick up some great Christmas gifts in the stunning location of Fowey.
02 Dec 2017 to 03 Dec 2017

On Saturday 2 – Sunday 3 December Flambards will host its Christmas Craft Fayre, featuring local crafters and businesses all showcasing their wares. The family-friendly fair will have the all magic of Christmas in this unique location, plus Father Christmas will be visiting throughout the weekend. The festive stalls, which will be set within the cobbled streets of the indoor Victorian Village, Britain in the Blitz and in Flambard's bespoke entertainment venue, will be showcasing around 50 ...
07 Dec 2017 to 10 Dec 2017

Embrace the festive season with a trip to Padstow’s annual Christmas Festival and see this Cornish fishing village come alive with celebrity chefs, culinary delights and festive fun.
17 December 2017

Start your Christmas with at the Minack Theatre as Mount Charles Band serves up a festive feast of your favourite Christmas tunes in their own special style.
16 Dec 2017 to 17 Dec 2017

Enjoy Christmas the Cornish way with fireside tales, traditional dancing, mulled wine, mince pies, carol singing and crafts in the castle keep. Venue: Pendennis Castle
12 Dec 2017 to 17 Dec 2017

Savour traditional sights and smells of winter at the brand new "Winter Gift Fayre" on Lemon Quay. Filled with quality festive treats and gorgeous gifts, encapsulating the spirit of winter magic and Christmas festivities with evergreens, natural wood and twinkling lights.
14 Dec 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

This December, Miracle breathes new life into the second most famous Christmas story in the world – Charles Dickens heart-warming masterpiece ‘A Christmas Carol. Following a sell-out run of ‘Cinderella’ last year, Miracle is back at Falmouth’s Princess Pavilion, with a re-telling of this timeless classic about the cold-hearted miser Scrooge and his joyous redemption. Jam-packed with unforgettable characters, laughter, music and the latest digital trickery, Miracle will propel you on a ...
31 December 2017

On New Year's Eve the streets of Looe are filled with thousands of people in fancy dress. A huge informal party appears out of nowhere as good humoured revellers roam the streets of the historic fishing town dressed in all manner of costumes. A great selection of restaurants and pubs add to the party atmosphere as the old year ends and a new one begins. Two fireworks displays, one at 6pm for families with young children, and then the traditional one at midnight, ensure that the new year ...
31 December 2017

St Ives certainly knows how to party. Join the fun around the town and don't forget your fancy dress!
05 Dec 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

Disaster has befallen the Kingdom of King Mark. Beloved Princess Rose has been struck down by an ancient curse which forces her to sleep for an eternity, ther King is nowehere to be seen and sinister forces are plotting to take his power. What we need is a hero. But is there anyone brave enough to take on this princely quest? Who will defeat the dreaded dragon Leatherclaw and awaken our sleeping beauty with true love's kiss? Venue: Hall for Cornwall
21 Dec 2017 to 03 Jan 2018

It’s hard to imagine now, but at the beginning of the 19th century Christmas was hardly celebrated. The Victorians transformed this. Step back in time and see how families celebrated the festive season. Revel in traditional celebrations and entertainment and busily make preparations for Christmas, 1800s style, taking part in some fun festive activities along the way.
16 Dec 2017 to 06 Jan 2018

The Christmas lights in Mousehole are a stunning sight, with floating displays of lights in the harbour and around the streets that are filled with the aroma of mulled wine and festive food. You’ll see a fantastic display of sea serpents, fishing boats and whales colourfully lighting up one of Cornwall’s most welcoming harbours.
17 Mar 2017 to 07 Jan 2018

This exhibition tells a story that challenges the more commonly known Hollywood depiction and brings to life one of the greatest small-boat survival stories in history featuring relics from the voyage and a specially built reproduction of the Bounty launch.
17 Mar 2017 to 07 Jan 2018

This exhibition offers a ground-breaking and comprehensive history of British tattooing; featuring cutting edge designers, leading academics and major private collectors.
19 Jan 2018 to 20 Jan 2018

Tchaikovsky's masterpiece, a tragic tale of love and betrayal with an instantly recognisable score. This is the epic story of Prince Siegfried and his true love Odette, who, tricked by the evil sorcerer Von Rothbart and his daughter Odile, would rather die together than live apart. Combining classical training and technique with the best-loved Russian ballets, Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet’s performances have an air of magic, complemented by a full orchestra and outstanding soloists ...
25 Jan 2018 to 28 Jan 2018

From the award-winning producers of Gangsta Granny comes the world premiere of David Walliams’ amazing tale of frights, fights and friendship, featuring a very large owl, a very small ghost and a very awful Auntie! When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened. But not everything Aunt Alberta tells her turns out to be true and Stella ...
02 Feb 2018 to 03 Feb 2018

Strictly Come Dancing’s charismatic Brendan Cole takes to the stage to wow audiences with his spectacular production, All Night Long. Brendan is joined by his sensational cast of guest dancers, captivating leading lady and superbly talented 14-piece band and singers, to whip up anextravagant mix of Latin fever and ballroom magic. From tantalising Tango to fiery Paso Doble, elegant Foxtrot to breath-taking Waltz - and with a few surprises in store - this is no ordinary dance show. ...
05 February 2018

The St Ives Feast is an ancient tradition that celebrates the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD and offers a rare chance to watch the game of Hurling the Silver Ball, a centuries-old form of rugby.
13 Feb 2018 to 17 Feb 2018

High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, the acclaimed Watermill Theatre production of Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical. Strictly Come Dancing winner Tom Chambers and West End & TV star Claire Sweeney appear in this multi-award winning, romantic comedy, with Charlotte Wakefield as ‘Polly’ (Sound of Music, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), it features a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers’ songbook. Crazy For You charts the troubled love story of Bobby, son of a ...
14 Oct 2017 to 18 Feb 2018

The ice rink will open again for the winter season on Saturday 14 October and will remain open until 18 February 2018. A valid Eden admission ticket is required for all the sessions, in addition to the ticket for the relevant session. Skaters are welcome to bring their own ice skates to use. Please note that socks must be worn with skates and we do advise that an extra pair of socks is worn for comfort. General skating sessions Our public skate sessions are 40 minutes long and begin ...
27 Mar 2018 to 31 Mar 2018

Following its smash hit run in London, Bill Kenwright's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Evita returns to the Hall for Cornwall. Telling the story of Eva Peron, wife of former dictator Juan Peron, Evita follows Eva's journey from humble beginnings through to extraordinary iconic status. Starring two of musical theatre's most outstanding leading performers; Madlena Alberto (Les Miserables) returns to the role of Eva, a role she received critical acclaim for in the 2014 ...

Latest Cornwall Features

The latest Cornwall articles from Resort Cornwall are previewed below.

11 Aug 2017
It’s business as usual in the charming village of Coverack, which recently suffered a flash flood that gushed through the centre of the village before pouring over the sea wall. The community has really pulled together to repair the damage and ensure that visitors can enjoy all that the village has to offer. Situated on the Lizard Peninsula, some twelve miles from Helston, Coverack is one of a string of small villages that lie along the Lizard coastline, which is an Area ... Read more...
21 Apr 2017
Garden Glory There are more than 70 superb gardens in Cornwall and the milder year-round climate is perfect for growing ‘sub-tropical’ plants – many of which cannot grow anywhere else in the UK – and Cornwall abounds with lush gardens. In the last couple of centuries a distinct gardening tradition has developed in Cornwall. Wealthy landowners and industrial families sent sailors and plant hunters off all over the world to bring back samples of rare ... Read more...
21 Apr 2017
To really get a feel for Cornwall life then head out and about to find that quintessential Cornish village pub! Although many of our villages may have lost their post office or local shop they have managed to retain the all important village inn, where you get a real sense of history and can imagine the generations of local people who would have enjoyed the hospitality in days gone by. That sense of timelessness still pervades, although these days the ‘local’ offers ... Read more...
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