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25 May 2019

Penzance, Cornwall
The Hound of the Baskervilles: The Hit FarceFollow Sherlock Holmes and his incomparable sidekick Dr. Jane Watson on their journey from the streets of London to the Devonshire Moors as they attempt to solve the mystery of… The Hound of the Baskervilles! Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mystery, The Hound of the Baskervilles is brilliantly brought to life on stage in this acclaimed production. Book your tickets today for this inventive and hilarious comedy mystery feature 2 fearless actors playing every role in this fast paced ...
24 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

Liskeard, Cornwall
Bodmin Moor Poetry FestivalA long weekend of readings, talks, workshops, music, film, theatre and visual art, featuring the best contemporary poets and artists from Cornwall and beyond.
25 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

Wadebridge, Cornwall
Tredinnick Steam & Vintage RallyThe Cornish Traction Preservation Club has been organising Tredinnick Steam & Vintage Rally for over 55 years. With lots to see and do for the whole family it’s a great day out for everyone! Come along and see machines of a bygone era working as they once did on a daily basis, in our fantastic working section. See the steam engines, stationary engines, vintage cars, motorbikes, and tractors. Take a break and have some lunch in the ‘Dinnick Diner’ grab a cake in ‘Sue’s Cafe’ ...
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.
27 May 2019 to 31 May 2019

Penzance, Cornwall
Garden Magic on the MountDuring May half term, celebrate the colours that spring brings to the Mount's unique garden. The garden lawn will become a hub of crafty activity as we take inspiration from the colours and patterns of the plants and flowers in the Mount garden. Help create giant floor mandalas using our collection of beautiful natural materials such as pine cones, stones, shells, leaves and sticks. Discover the colours in the spring leaves and use them to make original leaf prints on your garden ...
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.
07 Jun 2019 to 09 Jun 2019

Launceston, Cornwall
Charles Causley Festival (Literature & Art)The Charles Causley Festival is organised each June in honour of Launceston's famous poet. With a full programme including poetry, music and dance; theatre and film; plus readings, talks and discussions, this annual event's programme looks set to have something for everyone.
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!!
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 ...
17 Jun 2019 to 22 Jun 2019

Liskeard, Cornwall
Liskeard Carnival WeekA week of fun events culminating in the Carnival procession on Saturday evening. As ever, this will include Pavement Artists, the Furry Dance and much more.
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.
03 Jul 2019 to 06 Jul 2019

Penzance, Cornwall
Penzance Literary FestivalBased at the Acorn Theatre with events taking place at various venues. Known for its friendly atmosphere and strong sense of community, the Penzance Litfest celebrates words in all their many forms, and welcomes contributions that will inspire, entertain and inform our enthusiastic audiences.
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.
13 July 2019

Liskeard, Cornwall
Liskeard Agricultural ShowThe Liskeard Show is one of the biggest in the South West, and has always had a wide selection of high quality entries in the large animal classes, and you can see smaller animals, companion dog show, donkeys, poultry, fruit and vegetables, and flowers, as well: or better still, come and compete!
12 Jul 2019 to 14 Jul 2019

Redruth, Cornwall
Tropical Pressure FestivalTropical Pressure Festival is set in the glorious surroundings of Mount Pleasant Eco Park – a 42-acre farm perched above the sea at Porthtowan on the North Cornish Coast and just 4 or 5 miles from Redruth. Tim Stirrup, Festival Director says: "The Festival is an immersion in the cultures of Latin America, Africa and the Caribbean through music, art food and dance, and all here in our beautiful slice of Cornish countryside. We are all about celebrating the richness and beauty that these ...
15 July 2019

Truro, Cornwall
Stithians Agricultural ShowVaried musical entertainment, food courts, craft stalls, shopping opportunities around the Showground, fairground, animals of all sorts including rare breeds, dog show and dog agility competitions, craft and cookery competitions in the Arts, Craft & Cookery Marquee. There is also a large Horticultural Marquee, always with many splendid flower arrangements and displays of a very high standard, as well as the substantial horse show which could hold your attention all day! Stithians, near Truro,
20 July 2019

Camborne, Cornwall
Camborne Agricultural ShowShow Jumping - Heavy Horse Show - Fun Pet Dog Show - Goats - Cavy Club - Cage Birds - Cattle - Poultry _ - Domestic - Horticultural - Pigeons - - Trade Stands - Refreshment Stalls - - Children's Activities - Bouncy Castle - Side Shows - - Sheep - HorsePlay- Cornwall Segways - Cornish Memories -
20 Jul 2019 to 21 Jul 2019

Truro, Cornwall
Cornwall Truck ShowCharity Truck Show with on-site camping and live evening entertainment. HGV vehicles, trade stands, exhibitions and kids' rides together with refreshments. Venue: Stithians Showground
27 July 2019

Bodmin, Cornwall
Alstock Music FestivalAlstock's aim is to remember Big Al Hodge, give the people of Bodmin a great day out and to raise some money for local charities. Over the years we've donated to the Pirate Trust, Cornwall Air Ambulance, RNLI, Help For Heroes, Cornwall Hospice, Children's Hospice South West, Bodmin Boxing Club, Horizon Club and lots of other local charities... 2 Stages, 13 Bands, 1 DJ, Food, Drink - what more could you need?
26 Jul 2019 to 28 Jul 2019

Liskeard, Cornwall
Boconnoc Steam FairA great day out and it's not all about steam! Other displays include classic cars, local crafts marquee, vintage tractors and so much more. Boconnoc Estate near Liskeard.
26 Jul 2019 to 28 Jul 2019

Bude, Cornwall
LeopalloozaLeopallooza Festival is a multi award-winning, grass roots music festival that celebrates the very best in new, up-and-coming and established bands, artists and DJs within our bespoke festival site which is nestled in a hidden, tree-filled Cornish valley, just a few miles from the sea. Three days and nights, multiple stages, over 100 great acts, free camping, family-friendly, fairly priced bars... and we sure know how to throw a party.
25 Jul 2019 to 28 Jul 2019

Saltash, Cornwall
Port Eliot FestivalThe Port Eliot Festival is an annual celebration of words, music, imagination, ideas, nature, food, fashion, flowers, laughter, exploration and fun. Venue: Port Eliot Estate, St Germans, Saltash.
27 Jul 2019 to 02 Aug 2019

St Austell, Cornwall
Charlestown Regatta WeekA week of events including water sports, games and entertainment, raising funds to benefit the people of the village of Charlestown, near St Austell. Charlestown is one of Cornwall’s most photogenic villages due to its magnificently authentic Georgian harbour which has been the backdrop to many films and TV series. The week-long event includes events such as the fun triathlon, raft races, donkey derby, live music and colourful carnival.
03 Aug 2019 to 09 Aug 2019

Wadebridge, Cornwall
Creation FestCreation Fest is a FREE Christian Music Festival and Bible Week for all the family and held at the Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebridge, Cornwall. Admission is free - simply turn up and enjoy. If you wish to camp on the festival site, fees apply and pre-booking is required.
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 ...
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 ...
07 Aug 2019 to 11 Aug 2019

Newquay, Cornwall
Boardmasters FestivalDuring the summer months Boardmasters brings you the very best of the beach-side lifestyle. Get away for a festival weekend, try your hand at surfing in Cornwall, watch the pro surf competitions unfold, eat well, drink well (in moderation!) and enjoy a perfect billing of live summer acts, all along the legendary Cornish coastline.
17 August 2019

Liskeard, Cornwall
Liskeard Ploughman's FestivalA celebration of beer, food and music – The Parade and Westbourne Gardens, Liskeard. FREE ENTRY – BE THERE! Beginning on The Parade, in Liskeard town centre, the event kicks off at 10am with a colourful street market of local foods including, cheeses, chutneys, pickles, breads and much much more, including entertainment. At 11am there will be Cornish dancing on The Parade, the furry dance will then process down Pike Street, along Fore Street, up Bay Tree Hill and through the Artisan ...
16 Aug 2019 to 18 Aug 2019

Truro, Cornwall
Cornish Steam & Country FairFor three days, stunning showmen’s engines with their gleaming twisted brass, road rollers, ploughing engines, heavy haulage road locomotives and agricultural traction engines descend on Stithians Showground. Lots of steam engine crews having fun driving around the site and showing what the engines were designed to do. The show is very much a family event. As well as Steam Engines, Fun Fair, Vintage Vehicles, Model and Craft displays, there is much more to entertain everyone around the show.
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.
18 Aug 2019 to 24 Aug 2019

Fowey, Cornwall
Fowey Regatta & Carnival WeekOne of Britain’s premier sailing events. It is also a fun-filled week for all the family – sailors and landlubbers alike. Events include tightly contested races, a midweek carnival and a spectacular fireworks display over the harbour.
24 August 2019

Truro, Cornwall
Portscatho RegattaA day of family fun with live music, children's sports on the beach, kayak, raft and swimming races, barbeque, stalls and games - and of course sailing! Portscatho is a small coastal village some 15 miles from Truro.
05 October 2019

Liskeard, Cornwall
Liskeard Wool MarketThere's a Wool Market held every autumn in Liskeard Public Hall. Lots of wool and wool-related items will have you eager to get those knitting needles clacking! Our 7th Wool Market will be held from 12-5pm on Saturday 5 October 2019.

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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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