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The next 10 events in Falmouth appear below.

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.
06 Feb 2019 to 28 Feb 2019

Falmouth, Cornwall
Join the hunt for dragon eggs on a legendary quest this Easter holiday. Crack the clues as you and your family follow the trail around Pendennis Castle. Intrepid adventurers who track down the dragon egg will get a certificate to prove it, and there’ll be a chocolate treat too! You can get questing at Pendennis every day of the school holidays. It costs just £1 per child, and there’s no need to book. Join us from the 13th - 28th April and you can also meet Tudor characters from ...
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 ...
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
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
09 June 2019

Falmouth, Cornwall
RNLI Castle 2 Castle SwimThe Castle 2 Castle Swim is an iconic one mile open water sea swim across the Carrick Roads. It starts at Pendennis Castle in Falmouth and finishes at St Mawes Castle on the Roseland Peninsula. This popular event is strictly limited to 450 swimmers and is open to anyone over the age of 14. Please note, participants should be intermediate or experienced open water swimmers. Registration for the swim is £25 and we ask everyone to pledge to raise £50 through sponsorship. The swim ...
14 Jun 2019 to 16 Jun 2019

Falmouth, Cornwall
Falmouth International Sea Shanty FestivalWelcome to one of the largest free nautical music and song festivals anywhere! This year we have 62 groups from all over the UK as well as from Brittany, Holland and Ireland who will each perform their unique take on sea songs and shanties from over 20 very different venues throughout the town. From cosy pubs to professionally engineered main stages, street corners to parish churches we have them all! Falmouth has a proud and very long history as a first safe port of call for deep ...
10 August 2019

Falmouth, Cornwall
Falmouth Marching CarnivalThe Falmouth Marching Carnival is the highlight of the town’s annual events calendar and kicks off the start of Falmouth Week. A major attraction for locals and visitors alike, Falmouth Week has evolved into not only a major sailing competition in the Southwest of England but also an opportunity for sailors and landlubbers to enjoy the many daytime and evening attractions throughout the town. The Falmouth Marching Carnival, led by the Falmouth Marine Band, starts at the Falmouth ...
09 Aug 2019 to 18 Aug 2019

Falmouth, Cornwall
Falmouth WeekFalmouth Week is a major attraction for locals and visitors alike. With its origins in a local sailing regatta dating back at least as far as 1837 (we have an engraved trophy to prove it!) Falmouth Week has evolved into not only a major sailing competition in the South West but also an opportunity for sailors and landlubbers to enjoy the many daytime and evening attractions in the town. There is also a lively programme of shore-side events.

Latest Falmouth Features

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16 Aug 2018
Things to do on a rainy day in Cornwall Cornwall is blessed with countless scenic locations to explore in the summer months, from Land’s End to Port Isaac there are plenty of beauty spots and outdoor activities to enjoy. But what about those grey days in Cornwall when the number one priority is keeping dry? We’ve compiled a list of fantastic Cornwall attractions and activities to keep you and your family entertained when the rain takes hold. Rainy Day Attractions & Activities in ... Read more...
26 Mar 2018
Resort Cornwall Magazine 2018 The popular Resort Cornwall magazine for 2018 is out today. Our free title offers visitors the chance to discover all the best things to see and do across the county. Resort is packed with great attractions, activities, food and drink, shopping, events and more ideas for great days out. You'll also find lots of money-saving vouchers! Keep an eye out for the bright yellow dispensers and pick up your copy soon - they'll be found in many hotels, holiday parks, shops, ... Read more...
21 Apr 2017
Cornwall's Gardens 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...

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