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17 July 2018

Bodmin & Wenford Railway, Bodmin, Cornwall
Murder Mystery EveningSolve a murder mystery whilst enjoying a steam train journey through the beautiful Cornish countryside. Watch and listen as the professionally staged murder plot unfolds before your very eyes. Question the cast for those extra clues. View the murder scene - choose your suspect. Win yourself a prize! Presented by 'Murder by Appointment', our very popular Murder Mystery trains return for the 24th summer season in 2018 – the original and still the best! A bar offering a selection of ...
17 Jul 2018 to 18 Jul 2018

Newquay, Cornwall
Newquay Dramatic Society's 'Lucky Balls'Six wedding guests – A bad seating Plan – oh and a Band too – and what do you have? A BRILLIANT NIGHT OUT! Another fast-moving, fun-filled comedy with music: This is another one of those plays to NOT only be the fly on the wall but to be a guest on the next table. Come along to the Lane Theatre and have your feet a tapping and join in the fun. Anton, the Maître d’ will soon have you eating out of his hands with his charm and amazing antics. Keeping you up to date with the ...
19 July 2018

Penzance, Cornwall
The Fisherman's FriendsThe Fisherman’s Friends have been widely credited with starting the revival of interest in shanty-style choral singing but a cornerstone of their success has been their constantly evolving and expanding repertoire. Venue: Penlee Park Open-air Theatre
16 Jul 2018 to 20 Jul 2018

Penzance, Cornwall
Surrey Opera: Candide2018 marks the Centenary of the birth of the multi-talented American musician Leonard Bernstein. To celebrate this landmark, Surrey Opera presents his madcap operetta. This romantic comedy, with its crazy twists and turns, plus Bernstein’s incomparable music, is pure entertainment for all.
21 July 2018

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 -
21 July 2018

Penzance, Cornwall
Lafrowda DayJoin us for Lafrowda Day on 21st July for processions of willow giants, 2 stages of bands, street theatre, stalls and loads of children’s activities in the Plen an Gwarry. So get involved for this year's theme. All for free!
21 July 2018

Bodmin, Cornwall
Steam, Beer & Jazz!Enjoy the live music of the Pennyroyal Jazz Band together with the sight, sound and smell of a working steam locomotive. The evening starts at 6pm when the band plays on the station platform. The train departs at 7pm with the musical entertainment continuing on board throughout the evening. Great for groups! Includes fish/sausage/veggie burger & chips. Tickets: Adults £19.50, Children £10
21 Jul 2018 to 22 Jul 2018

Truro, Cornwall
Cornwall Truck ShowCharity Truck Show with on-site camping and live evening entertainment. Trade stands, exhibitions and kids' rides together with refreshments. Venue: Stithians Showground
22 July 2018

Hayle, Cornwall
This popular event is being held at the Recreation Ground this year, instead of along King George V Memorial Walk, and is being organised by the Synergy Satellite of the Rotary Club of Hayle. Events will include Classic Cars, a BBQ, Dog Show, stalls, a bouncy castle, a full music programme and refreshments. When: Sunday 22 July 2018, from 11.00am to 4.00pm Where: Hayle Recreation Ground
19 Jul 2018 to 22 Jul 2018

Truro, Cornwall
Spirit of the Horse ShowFor the first time in 10 years, Europe’s greatest equestrian theatre show SPIRIT OF THE HORSE is coming to Stithians Showground with a spectacular new production for 2018 – RENAISSANCE. Starring more than 20 magnificent horses from six countries in its own stunning 2,000-seat Equestrian Theatre touring arena, the lavish show with the must-see factor is at Stithians Showground, Truro from Thursday 19th to Sunday 22nd July. Choreographed to a specially-arranged musical score, blending ...
22 July 2018

Newquay, Cornwall
Sundowner Sessions - MorcheebaSummer is all about endless evenings, relaxation and music, and Lusty Glaze Sundowner Sessions in Newquay capture the essence of this within a picturesque oceanfront setting. Kick back, unwind, and let the buzz of normal life wash away as you enjoy good food, drink, and live music as the sun sets in the centre of the beach.
24 July 2018

Land's End, Cornwall
Magic in the SkiesJoin us for our fantastic Magic in the Skies evenings where all attractions, shops and restaurants stay open late, plus there is street entertainment and live music before the fireworks ignite at dusk.
24 July 2018

Bodmin, Cornwall
Murder Mystery EveningSolve a murder mystery whilst enjoying a steam train journey through the beautiful Cornish countryside. Watch and listen as the professionally staged murder plot unfolds before your very eyes. Question the cast for those extra clues. View the murder scene - choose your suspect. Win yourself a prize! Presented by 'Murder by Appointment', our very popular Murder Mystery trains return for the 24th summer season in 2018 – the original and still the best! A bar offering a selection of ...
26 July 2018

Launceston, Cornwall
Launceston Agricultural ShowThe Launceston Agricultural Show will be held on Thursday 26th July 2018. The Show field is 3 miles west of Launceston, just off the A30 at Kennards House. Signs will be in place from all major routes.
26 July 2018

Land's End, Cornwall
Pirate DayLand’s End is taken over by pirates in this day full of swashbuckling fun, with competitions, activities and live music.
21 Jul 2018 to 27 Jul 2018

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.
26 Jul 2018 to 27 Jul 2018

Liskeard, Cornwall
Musical: Little Shop of HorrorsA deliciously Faustian sci-fi smash musical featuring sadistic dentists, man-eating plants and a geeky flower shop employee called Seymour. Written by the creators of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid; Little Shop of Horrors is one of the most successful and best loved musicals of all time.
28 July 2018

Helston, Cornwall
NGS Open Garden: TregonningLocated 300ft up NE side of Tregonning Hill, this small (less than 1 acre) maturing garden will hopefully inspire those thinking of making a garden from nothing more than a pond and copse of trees (in 2009). With the ever present challenge of storm force winds, garden offers year-round interest and a self-sufficient vegetable and soft fruit paddock. Features and Attractions: Sculpted grass meadow, with panoramic views from Carn Brea to Helston. A section of the garden is designed in ...
27 Jul 2018 to 28 Jul 2018

Wadebridge, Cornwall
Polzeath Music & Beer FestivalThe Point at Polzeath launched Polzeath Beer Festival in 2013 as a small charity event with live music showcasing mainly local bands, family entertainment and of course a range of beverages. Becoming a huge hit straight away with beer selling out on the opening night – the event has doubled in size since the beginning. Over the last 4 years (5 events) we are very proud to have raised in excess of £10.000 for a number of charities. The 2018 Polzeath Beer and Music Festival will support and ...
27 Jul 2018 to 29 Jul 2018

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.
29 July 2018

Penzance, Cornwall
Illyria – The Merchant of VeniceThe Merchant of Venice is a funny play that deals with serious issues. Wealthy Antonio borrows money from Shylock, and is so confident about paying it back that he jokingly enters into a ridiculous agreement: that he will give Shylock a pound of his flesh should he default. Then events conspire against him so that he cannot repay the loan. Meanwhile Bassanio risks everything in the hope of winning the hand of Portia in marriage. Admittedly he succeeds – but when she gives him a ring to keep, ...
27 Jul 2018 to 29 Jul 2018

Bude, Cornwall
LeopalloozaExciting independent music festival, described as the greatest house party in a field, consistently showcasing the vanguard of new bands and artists in the UK and beyond.
26 Jul 2018 to 29 Jul 2018

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.
29 July 2018

Bude, Cornwall
The Castle Bude Heritage DayCome to The Castle for our popular annual Bude-Stratton Heritage Festival, taking place between 11am and 4pm. This free community event celebrates the people, places, inventions and achievements influencing the past, present and future cultural heritage of the Town and wider area. All attractions and activities are centred around The Castle, its grounds, The Bark House Lawn on the Bude Canal Wharf and the Parkhouse Centre. Firmly established favourites will exhibit or perform alongside ...
27 Jul 2018 to 29 Jul 2018

Falmouth, Cornwall
ZestifalA celebration of Falmouth’s healthy outlook and lifestyle. ZestiFAL will showcase a whole range of different activities inviting the public to have a go.
31 July 2018

Land's End, Cornwall
Magic in the SkiesJoin us for a thrilling cocktail of pyrotechnical wizardry that lasts all summer long, with vibrant explosions lighting-up Land’s End. Each of our eleven firework displays will transport you on a musical journey retelling the ancient legend of the ‘Lost Land of Lyonesse’ and featuring the vocal talents of BAFTA award-winning actress Miriam Margolyes and an original orchestral score created by Cornish composer Christopher Bond.
31 July 2018

Bodmin, Cornwall
Murder Mystery EveningSolve a murder mystery whilst enjoying a steam train journey through the beautiful Cornish countryside. Watch and listen as the professionally staged murder plot unfolds before your very eyes. Question the cast for those extra clues. View the murder scene - choose your suspect. Win yourself a prize! Presented by 'Murder by Appointment', our very popular Murder Mystery trains return for the 24th summer season in 2018 – the original and still the best! A bar offering a selection of ...
02 August 2018

Penzance, Cornwall
Folksy Theatre – The Princess & The GiantPrincess Sophie is fed up. She’s EXHAUSTED and it’s all because the grumpy old giant can’t sleep – his stomps and stamps keep everyone awake ALL night. But Princess Sophie is a resourceful sort of girl and, as she reads her favourite book of fairy tales, she wonders if she might just have the answer. Filled with music, puppetry and wonderful characters, this family show is one not to be missed! Based on the Children’s book by Caryl Hart, illustrated by Sarah Warburton. Venue: Penlee Park ...
30 Jul 2018 to 03 Aug 2018

Penzance, Cornwall
The Hertfordshire Players: AliceAlice is in trouble – Joe’s no longer around and no one understands . . . well, anything! A Rabbit in white leathers arrives, taking her on a journey to a topsy-turvy land, where everyone appears strangely familiar, but nothing seems quite right. Based on Lewis Carroll’s classic tale, Laura Wade’s Alice breathes exciting new life in to a much-loved story. Be prepared to join Alice as she travels down the rabbit hole to a Wonderland like you’ve never seen before. Performances at the ...
03 Aug 2018 to 04 Aug 2018

Truro, Cornwall
Cornwall MotorFestSet in over 60 acres and over 2 days, Cornwall MotorFest offers 2 fun-filled days out in the heart of Cornwall. New & Second-hand Motor Dealers Classic Cars Camper Vans & Motor Homes Stunt Shows Live Music Over 3 Stages Vinyl Wrapping Demonstration Remote Control Cars Celebrity Talks From Tiff Needell, David Richard CBE & Vicki Butler-Henderson Free Parking On Site Fun Fair and Kids' Rides Cornwall MotorFest Soap Box Race On The Saturday Camping ...
04 August 2018

Hayle, Cornwall
Hayle CarnivalThe Summer Carnival takes place on Saturday 4 August 2018; its theme is ‘Take Flight’, which although optional is chosen to inspire some wonderful creations. Entry categories include Junior Walker, Senior Walker, Mixed Walking Group, Humorous Float, Serious Float and Vintage Cars.
30 Jul 2018 to 04 Aug 2018

Looe, Cornwall
Looe Carnival WeekThe Looe Carnival is the highlight of the Looe Lions' event calandar with a week of events that cater for the interests of all ages and interests. All the events are entertaining for you and your family and give you the opportunity to support the Looe Lions charities and other local charitable organisations in their good works.
04 Aug 2018 to 05 Aug 2018

Penzance, Cornwall
Helston Theatre Company – Jamaica InnDeep in the bleak Bodmin Moor sits Jamaica Inn, home to tempestuous landlord Joss Merlyn. It is “no place for a girl”. Newly orphaned Mary Yellan is hoping to find solace at the Inn with her Aunt Patience, but she soon discovers mysterious goings-on in the dead of the night. On the dark and windswept moor, Mary seeks to uncover the truth but finds herself ensnared in the shadowy activities taking place around her. This adaptation of the classic Daphne du Maurier novel is brought to you by ...
05 Aug 2018 to 06 Aug 2018

Liskeard, Cornwall
Inflatable Theme ParkLISKEARD’S FIRST EVER INFLATABLE THEME PARK. Boasting some of the South West’s best bouncy castles and slides, we will be putting on this fantastically valued theme park during the Summer half term at Liskeard Cricket Field on Sunday 5th and Monday 6th of August. For only £5.99 per child, they will have unlimited access to 8 large inflatables!!! Mickey and Minnie mouse will be popping by to meet the children, we will also be offering free face painting for every child Food and drink ...
07 August 2018

Land's End, Cornwall
Magic in the SkiesJoin us for our fantastic Magic in the Skies evenings where all attractions, shops and restaurants stay open late, plus there is street entertainment and live music before the fireworks ignite at dusk.
08 August 2018

Tintagel, Cornwall
Camelford Agricultural ShowSome 5 miles from Tintagel lies the ancient and attractive town of Camelford, which each year hosts a traditional country show. Cattle, sheep, horses, dogs - trade and handicraft marquees and much more.
08 August 2018

Helston, Cornwall
Flambards Firework SpectacularWatch the sky light up above Flambards! Enjoy a full day out at Flambards followed by our Firework Spectacular in the evening. Rides & Attractions close 30/60 minutes before firework display. Last admission 6pm with Firework at dusk.
08 Aug 2018 to 09 Aug 2018

Liskeard, Cornwall
Play: The History BoysAlan Bennett’s The History Boys follows a class of gifted sixth-formers in pursuit of sex, sport and a place at Oxbridge, generally in that order. It premiered on Broadway in April 2006 taking the Tony Award as Best Play of the Season. A Sterts Theatre Company performance directed by Nathan Pavey.
04 Aug 2018 to 10 Aug 2018

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.
10 August 2018

Penzance, Cornwall
Solstice – Tales of MidsummerPrepare for an evening of magic and mystery as To Life productions presents their original production of Solstice – Tales of Midsummer. A story based on ancient midsummer mythology and folklore, Solstice – Tales of Midsummer takes you on a bewitching journey through the passage of the summer solstice, with kings and fairies, battles and celebrations, rewards and retributions as the villagers in an ancient forest settlement feel the wrath of nature as the seasons change. Venue: Penlee Park ...
31 Jul 2018 to 10 Aug 2018

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.
08 Aug 2018 to 12 Aug 2018

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.
12 August 2018

St Austell, Cornwall
Tregony Heavy Horse Show & Country FairTregony annual Heavy Horse Show and Country Fayre presents the parading and judging of heavy horses and shetland ponies. Paws 4 Fun Pet Dog Show Vintage cars and tractor Birds of Prey Peter Webb, Author of "Ladies of the Shire" Sheaf Pitching Pony rides Hub Radio - commentating events with roving mikes so come and say hello Punch & Judy shows Fairground Rides & Bouncy Castles Licensed Bar Music throughout the day
14 August 2018

Land's End, Cornwall
Magic in the SkiesJoin us for our fantastic Magic in the Skies evenings where all attractions, shops and restaurants stay open late, plus there is street entertainment and live music before the fireworks ignite at dusk.
17 August 2018

Penzance, Cornwall
Boxtree Theatre – Treasure IslandWhen Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map amongst the possessions of the late ‘Captain’ Billy Bones, it hurtles him in to a cat and mouse game with dangerous pirates, taking him across the World to ‘Treasure Island’. Will Jim find the treasure? Will he make it back to England? And should he trust the mysterious ship’s cook, Long John Silver? With inventive staging, original songs and magical storytelling we invite audiences to enjoy this classic tale of adventure, treasure and, ...
18 August 2018

Bude, Cornwall
Bude CarnivalThe delightful annnual carnival procession through Bude. Money collected on the day is donated to local charities and organisations. Afternoon events are held in The Castle Grounds.
17 Aug 2018 to 19 Aug 2018

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.
10 Aug 2018 to 19 Aug 2018

Falmouth, Cornwall
Falmouth WeekFalmouth Week has grown into one of the largest sailing regattas in the south west with yachts racing over seven days. There is also a lively programme of shore-side events.
19 August 2018

Newquay, Cornwall
Newquay Lifeboat DayHead on down to Newquay Harbour on Sunday 19th August from 10am for this free event to help raise money and see what amazing work the RNLI Volunteers and other rescue services do within Newquay, with live demonstrations from the lifeboat and a scheduled appearance from the new coastguard helicopter at 3pm. Throughout the day there will be live music and entertainment.
19 August 2018

St Austell, Cornwall
St Ewe Country FairSt Ewe Country Fair is a fun day out for the whole family. The show has a very rural theme and offers something for everyone. What happens? In the arena you can enjoy events such as sheepdog demonstrations, flying birds of prey and music. The fun dog show is always very popular and highly entertaining and there is so much to see such as the craft marquee, horticultural marquee, farmers’ market, children’s marquee with puppet shows and activities and much more. How can visitors take ...
21 August 2018

Land's End, Cornwall
Magic in the SkiesJoin us for our fantastic Magic in the Skies evenings where all attractions, shops and restaurants stay open late, plus there is street entertainment and live music before the fireworks ignite at dusk.
23 August 2018

St Ives, Cornwall
St Ives Lifeboat DayA great fun day out for the whole family at St Ives Lifeboat Station. The RNLI is a charity that provides 24-hour life saving around the UK with volunteer crews, giving up their time to carry out rescues in difficult and often dangerous conditions. The aim of St Ives Lifeboat Day is to raise as much money as possible to keep Lifeboats afloat and for families both local and visitors to come and meet the crew, look at the lifeboats as they will both be on display and browse the stalls.
20 Aug 2018 to 24 Aug 2018

Penzance, Cornwall
Musical: Me And My Girl‘The Sun Has Got His Hat On’ for ‘Me And My Girl’, the smash hit rags-to-riches musical. Full of sparky comedy and wonderful tunes, including ‘Leaning on a Lamp Post’ and the famous ‘Lambeth Walk’, this is just the ticket for a feel-good show for all the family – come rain or shine. Music by Noel Gay, book and lyrics by Douglas Furber, L. Arthur Rose & Stephen Fry, presented by The Mitre Players performances August 20 to 24 at 8pm and August 21 & 23 at 2pm. Minack Theatre, Porthcurno.
25 August 2018

Newquay, Cornwall
Cornwall PrideA colourful parade, stalls, and live music and entertainment.
19 Aug 2018 to 25 Aug 2018

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.
23 Aug 2018 to 27 Aug 2018

Wadebridge, Cornwall
Cornwall Folk FestivalThe event draws musicians and fans alike from all over the UK to experience unique Cornish and Celtic musical heritage and dance culture. The festival takes place at various venues in Wadebridge and the whole town is alive to the sound of music.
28 August 2018

Land's End, Cornwall
Magic in the SkiesJoin us for our fantastic Magic in the Skies evenings where all attractions, shops and restaurants stay open late, plus there is street entertainment and live music before the fireworks ignite at dusk.
28 Aug 2018 to 31 Aug 2018

Bude, Cornwall
Bude Jazz FestivalBude Jazz Festival returns for 4 days of musical acts at venues across the town.
01 September 2018

Penzance, Cornwall
3 Daft Monkeys in ConcertWith Celtic and eastern influences, the 3 Daft Monkeys’ dynamic style of world-influenced folk music and infectious dancing rhythms will leave you breathless, enthralled and exhilarated. 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 ...
07 Sep 2018 to 09 Sep 2018

Redruth, Cornwall
International Mining & Pasty FestivalThe Mining and Pasty Festival is a three-day event celebrating the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Redruth; through pasties, mining and music. The event is focused around the town centre and is completely free to attend.

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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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