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The next 46 events in Cornwall appear below.

24 January 2019

Penzance, Cornwall
The Non-Psychic “Psychic” ShowPsychic performances are everywhere these days – with people who claim the ability to communicate with the dead performing everywhere from theatres, to home visits, and on television. What, however, for those who are interested in the idea of these ‘psychic’ shows, but are sceptics? Or would like to see how much ‘psychic’ phenomena can easily be faked? That is why magician, escapologist and comedy performer Greg Chapman created his ‘The Non-Psychic ‘Psychic’ Show’ and is very excited ...
25 January 2019

Falmouth, Cornwall
Ghost Stories: Tales of the SupernaturalThe Paper Cinema A bewitching new production based on ghostly tales. Beguiling pen and ink drawings are magically brought to life by two puppeteers and a projector to create a unique, animated film. They are joined by a hugely talented ensemble of multi-instrumentalists performing the atmospheric soundtrack live on stage. ‘ingenious and beautiful… bound to delight’ The Telegraph Tickets £10, £5 Children Venue: The Tolmen Centre
26 January 2019

Truro, Cornwall
Different Faces of CornwallLiterary evening at the Royal Cornwall Musuem. Four authors talk about the importance of Cornwall’s landscape, and how it informs their work. Sue Kittow writes themed walks books, journalism and poetry; Tom Michell is renowned for his bestseller, The Penguin Lessons, which draws tacit experience from the wreck of the Torrey Canyon; Chrissie Loveday is a crime writer with a difference, and Jonathan Coudrille has been drawing audiences with his amazing live performances and on BBC Radio ...
25 Jan 2019 to 26 Jan 2019

Truro, Cornwall
Pantomime: Dick WhittingtonChacewater Players present Dick Whittington - their 40th anniversary performance. Tickets £6 Venue: Chacewater Village Hall, Nr Truro
26 Jan 2019 to 27 Jan 2019

Redruth, Cornwall
Healing Light FestivalExperience the magic of the Healing Light Festival at Heartlands. A mind, body and spirit weekend, and a showcase for Cornish based complementary therapists. Card readings, mediums and associated craft stalls, plus free talks, workshops, music in the Atrium, circle dancing, face painting and more. 10am to 4.30pm Please visit for more details about the workshops on offer! Venue: Heartlands, Pool
27 January 2019

Falmouth, Cornwall
Sarah GillespieSarah Gillespie is a critically acclaimed singer songwriter renowned for mixing elements of blues, folk and jazz with her distinctive streetwise lyricism. She is joined by Mercury nominated Kit Downes (piano), Ruth Gollar (bass) & Chris Montague ‘Haunting tunes and striking lyrics…yearningly pretty and bitter sweet’ The Independent Tickets £11 Venue: The Tolmen Centre
31 January 2019

Penzance, Cornwall
Vagabond CircusIn a journey of self discovery, we hope to take you on a voyage through the world created by today’s society and the struggles people face. This is a story portraying the raw emotions we feel every day. Lily is a struggling teen who has run away from her life. She follows the fights of birds, the sounds of shadows and through her travels learns to find joy in the world again. Her journey is an exploration of how bullying and social pressure affects us as humans growing up in a society where ...
02 February 2019

Penzance, Cornwall
Falmouth Soul SensationThe Falmouth Soul Sensation are Cornwall’s own 12-piece dance band, who have been playing the best of classic 60’s soul music for over 10 years. Expect music from Aretha, Sam and Dave, Otis, Dusty, Wilson Pickett and many others! The band regularly plays to packed audiences all over Cornwall, and over the last year has played at Falmouth Carnival, Looe Saves the Day, Little Big Festival and Penryn Fayre. The members include experienced musicians with many years of playing as well as ...
04 February 2019

St Ives, Cornwall
St Ives Feast & Hurling the Silver BallThe 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.
09 February 2019

Fowey, Cornwall
Fisherman's Friends in FoweyA fantastic opportunity to see this well renowned group of singers who have been working together for the last 25 years. They have played at Glastonbury, BBC Proms in the Park and for HM the Queen at her Diamond Jubilee. Their album “Port Isaac’s Fisherman’s Friends” went Gold and they were the first traditional folk act to land a UK top ten album. Now is your opportunity to see them in Fowey. Venue: Fowey Parish Church
09 February 2019

Penzance, Cornwall
The CountrymenSix middle-aged musicians with tight four-part harmony vocals and a token Cornishman. With a relaxed and light-hearted presentation style, they take the audience on a journey through the history and culture of Cornwall, featuring their own arrangements of traditional and contemporary songs, as well as some original material. Interspersed with the occasional pop cover to lighten the mood when required, there is no mistaking that to a man, they love their county with a passion. Since ...
16 February 2019

Truro, Cornwall
Wacky WorldAll you need is kids with plenty of energy and a camera for selfies. Expect Total Wipeout, Extreme Hungry Hippos, Assault Courses, Gladiator Duels + much, much more. We have sessions for kids, battle as a family or take on your bestie in our adult only sessions. Book early as its cliche but we always sell out. 3-2-1 Go, Go GO! Venue: Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre, Truro
17 February 2019

Penzance, Cornwall
Ghost Stories by CandlelightOh, Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad – a tale of nocturnal horror on the Suffolk coast – is considered by many to be the author’s masterpiece. It is beautifully complemented here by The Ash-tree, a story of witchcraft and vengeance down the generations. Every Christmas, M. R. James, an eminent medieval scholar, would write and perform new tales to entertain friends in his rooms in King’s College, Cambridge. A century later, the stories by Montague Rhodes James thrill, terrify and ...
18 Feb 2019 to 22 Feb 2019

Falmouth, Cornwall
Training the Troops at PendennisStep back to the time of the Second World War and join Pendennis Castle's Drill Sergeant to be put through your paces in the castle obstacle course. Crawl through tunnels, walk the plank and see if you have what it takes to defend a castle in this lively activity the whole family can compete in.
16 Feb 2019 to 24 Feb 2019

Eden Project, St Austell, Cornwall
Half-term: Passport to the WorldEver fancied visiting far-flung continents to try your hand at new and exotic challenges? Join us at the Eden Project during February half-term for the adventure of a lifetime, visiting five continents in one day…
13 Oct 2018 to 24 Feb 2019

St Austell, Cornwall
Ice Skating at the Eden ProjectThe ice rink will open again for the winter season on Saturday 13 October and will remain open until 24 February 2019. Please note that a valid Eden admission ticket is required for all the sessions, in addition to the ticket for the relevant session. We advise skaters to arrive at the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to their booked skating slot. General skating sessions Price: £7 adult (aged 16+), £6 child, £24 family (any combination of four people) Our public skate ...
02 March 2019

Penzance, Cornwall
The ScribesThe Scribes are one of the most talented up and coming artists on the scene and are hotly tipped to “step up to the big league at any time”, their genuinely unique sound is something you really have to hear for yourself, with appeal ranging far beyond the traditional hip hop fare, and is backed up by live performances proven to move any crowd. Be sure to check out the group live whenever possible as it’s guaranteed to be a massive performance the likes of which you’ve never seen before, ...
01 Mar 2019 to 02 Mar 2019

Penzance, Cornwall
West Cornwall Spring Showhe West Cornwall Spring Show has been running for over 90 years and is a showcase for horticultural excellence within Penwith. Each year cut blooms and specimens of camellias, magnolias and other flowering plants can be seen. Open to all, exhibitors include great historic gardens right through to small domestic growers. In recent years, children’s classes have been added to the show to help inspire the next generation of growers and exhibitors. Venue: Marazion Community Centre, ...
02 March 2019

St Austell, Cornwall
World Pasty Championships at EdenFrom the Americas to Australia, pasties derived from recipes passed down by Cornish emigrants over centuries are eaten and enjoyed by many millions of people. We invite entries from around the world to our championships, and we set the table for both amateur and professional bakers to parade their wares. The championships are supported by the Cornish Pasty Association. Alternatively, you can join us for a day of celebrations of all things Cornish, with a brilliant line-up of live music ...
03 March 2019

Falmouth, Cornwall
Sam CarterNamed Best Newcomer at the 2010 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Sam Carter has been stirring audiences from Camden to Canada, via an attention grabbing appearance on Later… with Jools Holland and a tremendous performance in a specially assembled band to back Richard Thompson at Shrewsbury Folk Festival. Described as ‘the finest English-style finger-picking guitarist of his generation’ by Jon Boden (Remnant Kings, ex- Bellowhead), Sam has toured the world, equally happy to perform intimate solo ...
04 Mar 2019 to 05 Mar 2019

Newquay, Cornwall
Newquay St Piran's Day CelebrationsNewquay will be celebrating St. Piran’s Day with a fun packed schedule of activities across the weekend of Sunday 4th and Monday 5th March. There will be music and song on Saturday 4th with Cornish singing in Central Square with the Newquay Rowing Club Singers, followed by Oll An Gwella Male Chorus live on Gover Lane. The musical celebrations will continue outside Newquay Library. The traditional St. Piran’s Day parade will take place from 3pm outside The Cribbar on Gover Lane, ...
07 March 2019

Penzance, Cornwall
The Wind in the WillowsKenneth Grahame’s classic story brought to vivid, anarchic life on the stage! Look out for chaos as we re-create animals, battles lost and won and a considerable slice of comic fun! Directed by Andy Blake who directed last season’s The Riot and designed by Jackie Moule, The Wind in the Willows is a treat for all the family, a much-loved classic tale populated by all our old friends! Join Mole, Ratty, Toad and Albert the horse as they do battle with the Weasel gang! If you like your fun wild, ...
22 March 2019

Falmouth, Cornwall
Pete Oxley and Nick MeierThese are two masterly guitarists, although very different in style. Oxley has been playing on the British jazz scene since 1997, with everyone from Stacey Kent to Gilad Atzmon, while Meier, originally from Switzerland, has toured the world, absorbing musical idioms en route. In the course of a dozen pieces the array of changing sounds, moods and textures they create is gorgeous, fascinating and apparently endless. Tickets £11 Venue: The Tolmen Centre
23 March 2019

Truro, Cornwall
Cornish Gin & Drinks FestivalWelcome to the very first Alverton Cornish Gin and Drinks Festival. Held on Saturday 23 March in the Great Hall of the Alverton Hotel, the festival is a real celebration of Cornish producers. Grab your free souvenir glass as the first drink is on us - cheers! Meet the makers and sample the very best in Cornish drinks. Enjoy live demonstrations where you’ll pick up handy hints and tips to create your own top-notch tipples at home. There’ll be live music throughout the day and a DJ in ...
18 Mar 2019 to 23 Mar 2019

Truro, Cornwall
Cornwall Music FestivalThe first Cornwall Music Festival was held in May 1910 and organised by Lady Mary Trefusis. It is a competitive festival for people of all ages and abilities. Since then the Festival has grown to include all types of music, vocal and instrumental, as well as verse speaking in English and Cornish. The Festival provides a platform for many talented amateur musicians and verse speakers of all ages and abilities. It gives the stimulus of preparing for a public occasion and an opportunity to ...
14 Mar 2019 to 24 Mar 2019

Falmouth, Cornwall
Falmouth Spring FestivalThe Spring Festival brings an explosion of colour, life and activity to the town of Falmouth.
30 March 2019

Falmouth, Cornwall
Twisted TalesOwdyado Theatre Twisted Tales is a hilariously dark triple bill of riotous comedies that reveal the darkness under the domestic, the lengths people will go to for love, and how to wash blood stains out of a carpet. Inspired by cult series The Twilight Zone and Inside Number Nine, this series of dark comedies is co-written by Daniel Richards and Charlotte Bister and distinguished Cornish writers Brett Harvey and Jon Welch. Tickets £10, £8, Children £5 Venue: The Tolmen Centre
30 Mar 2019 to 05 Apr 2019

Bude, Cornwall
Boscastle Walking WeekWelcome to the Boscastle Walking Week, an intimate event run by local people that has grown in popularity over the years. It's good to welcome new and returning walkers who take pleasure in this beautiful part of north Cornwall. From the very best of Britain’s coastline to wonderful walks amid woods and streams, it’s all on offer during Boscastle’s increasingly popular Walking Week.
13 Apr 2019 to 14 Apr 2019

Truro, Cornwall
Tregothnan Charity Garden OpeningTregothnan will open its usually private gates to the largest garden in Cornwall. Open for one weekend on the 13th and 14th April 2019, visitors can experience Tregothnan’s unequalled diversity of trees, historic, botanical and rare collections, sweeping vistas and peaceful secluded groves on the banks of the beautiful river Fal. You can choose either day to attend and we are running a ticketless system. When paying for tickets online, a confirmation email will be sent to you ...
13 Apr 2019 to 21 Apr 2019

Port Isaac, Cornwall
St Endellion Easter Music FestivalThe St Endellion Music Festivals take place at Easter and in the Summer every year, bringing together a wide range of musicians from all over the world to perform opera, choral, orchestral, chamber and recital concerts in the inspiring and intimate atmosphere of the Collegiate Church of St Endellion, North Cornwall and surrounds. St Endellion is near Port Isaac, about a mile from the glorious North Cornwall Coast. Each year a community forms out of the shared desire to experience music ...
27 April 2019

Camborne, Cornwall
Trevithick DayCamborne Trevithick-Day is an annual day of celebration for the town of Camborne in Cornwall, United Kingdom, on the last Saturday in April. Attractions include: Model Exhibitions Vintage Vehicles Performances by Local Male Voice Choirs Concerts by Camborne Town Band and other local bands Street Entertainers Flower Festival Steam Engines and Stationary Engines Fair Ground Rides Market Stalls The Trevithick's Dance The Steam Parade
26 Apr 2019 to 28 Apr 2019

Helston, Cornwall
Porthleven Food FestivalPorthleven Food & Music Festival, now in its eleventh year, is a well-established event on the festival calendar. The Festival brings around 40,000 people together in and around the stunning harbour port of Porthleven, with national and international chefs' theatre, food stalls, street food, music day and night and entertainment for all.
01 May 2019

Padstow, Cornwall
Padstow May DayMay Day (or ‘Obby ‘Oss Day as it is known) is the biggest day in Padstow’s calendar. It is not unusual to see 30,000 people crammed into this little town on the day when Padstonians from all over the world return to their roots. The origins of the Obby Oss are numerous. Some say the celebration has its roots in pagan times, others that it’s a rain maker, a fertility symbol, a deterrent to a possible landing by the French some centuries ago or perhaps a welcome to the summer. What ...
04 May 2019

Looe, Cornwall
West Looe May FayreBe entertained around the quayside as West Looe celebrates its May Fayre with entertainment, stalls, games, and dancing around the Maypole. Photography credit:
02 May 2019 to 06 May 2019

Truro, Cornwall
Cornwall International Male Choral FestivalThe Festival is a non-profit making company, limited by guarantee and is a registered charity. As a charity, our objects include: to advance the education and skills of adult choral singers; to advance the choral education of young people in Cornwall; to encourage and develop the music skills of composers of all ages; to advance and develop the choral skills of conductors; to advance the development of national and international relations in the male voice movement. More than ...
08 May 2019

Helston, Cornwall
Helston Flora DayThis ancient festival is a Spring festival to celebrate the end of winter and mark the arrival of the new vitality and fertility with the trees and flowers bursting into life. The houses and shops of the town are decorated with greenery and floral arrangements to express the spirit of renewal.
12 May 2019

St Austell, Cornwall
Eden Classic Sportive Cycling EventThe Eden Classic sportive is a mass-participation cycle ride with three route options, ranging from a short yet challenging ride of 35 miles, to a middle distance of 62 miles, and a long ride for the experienced sportive rider of 100 miles.
11 May 2019 to 18 May 2019

Fowey, Cornwall
Fowey Festival of Art & LiteratureThe Festival hosts a wide range of events to suit all tastes. Meet authors, panel discussions, workshops and concerts. The Festival is embedded in the heart of the quintessential Cornish harbourside town of Fowey, with panoramic views over the river, busy with boats, ferries and water taxis, and beyond to the open sea. Since 1997 the Festival has brought countless internationally renowned writers, performers and entertainers to Cornwall, creating a buzz of excitement in the town and ...
24 May 2019 to 27 May 2019

Bude, Cornwall
Bude & Stratton Folk FestivalBude & Stratton Folk Festival is a friendly festival by the sea in Bude, North Cornwall, with the emphasis on enjoying and sharing traditional acoustic music.
31 May 2019 to 02 Jun 2019

Redruth, Cornwall
The Great Estate FestivalHeld within the prestigious and mystical grounds of Scorrier House, minutes away from the beautiful Cornish coastline, you can be sure to expect the unexpected... From major headline acts, through to camel racing, secret Gin gardens, indulgent performances of the arts from across the globe, woodland silent discos and so much more... Scorrier House, Scorrier, Redruth TR16 5AU
06 Jun 2019 to 08 Jun 2019

Wadebridge, Cornwall
Royal Cornwall ShowThere’s something for every member of the family at the Royal Cornwall Show. It’s Cornwall's biggest annual event and is brim-full of exhibits and activities which offer so much in the way of entertainment, competition, information, shopping and all that’s best in food and farming. It's a time and place to meet old friends, conduct business, enjoy Cornwall in all its glory and to welcome thousands of visitors from outside our county.
09 June 2019

Looe, Cornwall
Looe Raft RaceThe Great Looe Raft Race is taking place again this summer....expect fun, chaos, lots of water and, hopefully, a few rafts that don't sink!!
21 Jun 2019 to 30 Jun 2019

Penzance, Cornwall
Golowan FestivalGolowan Festival Community Interest Company has been chosen to deliver the 2019 -2021 Golowan Festivals. The dates for Golowan 2019 are Friday 21 – Sunday 30 June with Mazey & Quay Fair Days on Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 June. The 2019 festival theme is Golowan Goes Green! and we will taking further steps to make the festival environmentally friendly and sustainable. Please check out the official website for updates.
05 Jul 2019 to 07 Jul 2019

Looe, Cornwall
Looe Lugger RegattaOnce again the Cornish fishing port of Looe will be filled with traditional sailing craft as the Lugger Regatta returns.
30 Jul 2019 to 09 Aug 2019

Port Isaac, Cornwall
St Endellion Summer Music FestivalThe St Endellion Music Festivals take place at Easter and in the Summer every year in the Collegiate Church of St Endelienta, bringing together a wide range of exciting musicians from all over the world. St Endellion is near Port Isaac and about a mile from the glorious North Cornwall Coast. Each year a community forms out of the shared desire to experience music for the sheer joy of it. What makes the Festivals special is that at the heart of everything is an immense spirit of ...
18 Aug 2019 to 24 Aug 2019

Fowey, Cornwall
Fowey Royal RegattaOne of Britain’s premier sailing events. It is also a fun-filled week for all the family – sailors and landlubbers alike.

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