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23 Feb 2018 to 24 Feb 2018

Truro, Cornwall
Experience an extraordinary collection of short films from the world's most prestigious mountain film festival. Follow the expeditions of some of today's most incredible adventurers, see amazing footage of adrenaline-packed action sports and be inspired by thought-provoking pieces shot from the far flung corners of the globe. Venue: Hall for Cornwall
24 February 2018

Eden Project, St Austell, Cornwall
The Eden Project has teamed up with the Cornish Pilot Gig Association to host the first-ever World Indoor Gig Rowing Championships in the world-famous Biomes, and crown the first world champions of this iconic Cornish sport. Rowers in different categories will be able to compete against each other in time-based trials in the Mediterranean Biome, so that we can crown the first-ever world champions. Rowers will pit themselves over two race distances of 1000m, which will see the best ...
28 February 2018

Truro, Cornwall
Following his successful tour earlier this year, best-selling author, photographer and TV presenter Levison Wood will be sharing his experiences and exploits as a modern day explorer. With his keen desire to immerse himself fully in local cultures and customs, Levison Wood has delighted audiences around the globe with stories of his epic adventures, ranging from being chased by crocodiles and hippos in Africa, shot at by gunmen, falling off a mountain, being arrested more times than he ...
25 Feb 2018 to 03 Mar 2018

Eden Project, St Austell, Cornwall
Turning the spotlight on Cornwall’s favourite and most iconic food, the first ever Cornish Pasty Week will be celebrated throughout Cornwall and across the country. From Sunday 25th February 2018, there will be a whole week of activity, culminating in the ‘Oggy Oscars’ – the seventh-annual World Pasty Championships – held on Saturday 3rd March at the Eden Project, Cornwall. During Cornish Pasty Week, the Cornish Pasty Association (the membership organisation behind Cornish Pasty Week), ...
03 March 2018

Redruth, Cornwall
The St Piran's Day Festival celebrates the history of the town's importance in the tin industry and to showcase Cornish culture. The celebrations include the procession, street entertainment, live music, children's town trail, tin panning and craft fair.
03 March 2018

St Austell, Cornwall
From 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 ...
08 Mar 2018 to 10 Mar 2018

Truro, Cornwall
Truro School's Senior Jazz Orchestra join Duchy Ballet for this 20th Anniversary. One enchanted Christmas Eve, Clara creeps downstairs for one of her presents and finds herself in a night of magical adventures. She falls in love with the Nutcracker who battles the Mouse King alongside the toy soldiers that have come to life.Beautiful settings such as the Kingdom of Sweets are given an exciting blend of realism and fantasy in this sparkling production, with a wealth of Tchaikovsky's ...
24 Mar 2018 to 25 Mar 2018

Falmouth, Cornwall
The two-day festival is held at the Princess Pavilion where you can enjoy the array of spring flowers heralding the end of the dreary months of winter. On show are tender and rare plants, Bonsais, Orchids, stunning flower arrangements with experts on hand to answer your queries, specialist plants for sale and refreshments. Exhibitors include anyone with a love of flora and fauna, from big nurseries and public gardens to local residents with private gardens.
27 Mar 2018 to 31 Mar 2018

Truro, Cornwall
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 ...
31 March 2018

Penzance, Cornwall
Powered by Volvo, the largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain toured the length of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site last summer, unearthing a deep lode of passion and pride. Now, the colossal miner is preparing for his Resurrection Tour across Cornwall and west Devon, before he drives further, into Somerset, South Wales and up to the north of England. On Saturday 31st March 2018, The Man Engine will re-appear where he was last seen at Geevor Tin Mine in West ...
01 April 2018

Redruth, Cornwall
Powered by Volvo, the largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain toured the length of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site last summer, unearthing a deep lode of passion and pride. Now, the colossal miner is preparing for his Resurrection Tour across Cornwall and west Devon, before he drives further, into Somerset, South Wales and up to the north of England. He'll be at Heartlands on Easter Sunday 1st April, with a visit to Cornwall’s ancient Stannary capital, ...
30 Mar 2018 to 02 Apr 2018

Newquay, Cornwall
WHY NOT VISIT NEWQUAY ZOO THIS EASTER FOR OUR EGGSTREME EASTER EGG TRAIL THIS EASTER WEEKEND? Complete our Eggstreme Easter Egg Trail to claim your chocolate treat* Creepy encounters- 2pm daily outside the tropical house Turn your little ones into little animals with face painting in The Barn! Attend a talk and get your stamp to be entered into a special prize draw. *£1.50 per trail sheet. Available whilst stocks last. One prize per trail sheet will be given.
15 Mar 2018 to 02 Apr 2018

Falmouth, Cornwall
The Spring Festival brings an explosion of colour, life and activity to the town of Falmouth.
01 Apr 2018 to 08 Apr 2018

Port Isaac, Cornwall
Bringing together a wide range of exciting musicians from all over the world, the St Endellion Easter Music Festival will take place in the Collegiate Church of St Endelienta.
30 Mar 2018 to 15 Apr 2018

Hayle, Cornwall
If there’s one place you are guaranteed to find plenty of eggs this Easter, it’s Paradise Park! Whether it is of the chocolate kind, or the spring hatchlings popping out! The Easter Holidays are a great time to visit and catch up with all your favourite birds and animals. Take the family and enjoy hunting around the Park spotting clues along the way – you might even spot some dinosaur eggs! Complete the trail, find the answers to the questions and claim your free mini egg ...
20 Apr 2018 to 22 Apr 2018

Helston, Cornwall
Porthleven Food & Music Festival, now in its tenth year, is a well-established event on the festival calendar. The Festival brings around 30,000 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.
21 Apr 2018 to 22 Apr 2018

Truro, Cornwall
Tregothnan will open its usually private gates to the largest, historic, botanic garden in Cornwall. Open for one weekend on the 21st and 22nd April 2018, visitors can experience Tregothnan’s unequalled diversity of trees, 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 electronically. ...
28 April 2018

Camborne, Cornwall
Camborne 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
01 May 2018

Padstow, Cornwall
May 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 ...
05 May 2018 to 06 May 2018

Wadebridge, Cornwall
The Cornwall Home & Lifestyle Show is the county’s leading home and garden events brand which specialises in bringing together the best of the region's home, garden and lifestyle products and services all under one roof for public and trade visitors. Taking place in the heart of Cornwall at the Royal Cornwall Showground, the two-day show is an extremely popular exhibition that brings together the region’s specialist suppliers promoting and selling a wide variety of excellent quality ...
08 May 2018

Helston, Cornwall
The town is decked out with bluebells, gorse and laurel leaves gathered from the surrounding countryside. Dancing begins at 7.00am with gentlemen wearing shirts and ties and the ladies in light summer dresses. Not long after the Hal-an-Tow, a boisterous mummers’ play featuring scenes of St George slaying the Dragon begins cheered on by a crowd dressed in Lincoln green and Elizabethan robes. The children of the town dance at 10.00am wearing flowers and lily of the valley and at midday the ...
12 May 2018 to 19 May 2018

Fowey, Cornwall
The 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 ...
20 May 2018

St Austell, Cornwall
Lostwithiel's quirky one-day festival! LostFest is an eclectic mix - with music and dance all over town to keep everyone entertained, stalls selling arts, crafts, antiques and food to browse, plus live demonstrations and workshops to watch.
25 May 2018 to 28 May 2018

Bude, Cornwall
Bude & Stratton Folk Festival is a friendly festival by the sea in Bude, North Cornwall, with the emphasis on enjoying & sharing traditional acoustic music.
26 May 2018 to 03 Jun 2018

Newquay, Cornwall
Join us at Newquay Zoo for our ‘Marvelous mini beasts' week this May half term.
01 Jun 2018 to 03 Jun 2018

Redruth, Cornwall
Held 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...
07 Jun 2018 to 09 Jun 2018

Wadebridge, Cornwall
There’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.
22 Jun 2018 to 24 Jun 2018

Falmouth, Cornwall
Three days of a relaxing Rally of Classic Sailing Craft and other traditional vessels, including Pilot Gigs & Motor Boats. Whether competitor or spectator, outport or local, all are welcome at Falmouth’s annual get together of Classic Boats. Set in the finest sailing waters in the South of England it has the added bonus of free access to the Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival, which takes place in the town at the same time.
22 Jun 2018 to 24 Jun 2018

Falmouth, Cornwall
Don't miss one of the biggest maritime music concerts anywhere in Europe! The Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival is held at multiple venues throughout the town but the main stages are Custom House Quay, Events Square (Discovery Quay) and The Moor.
24 Jun 2018 to 30 Jun 2018

St Austell, Cornwall
Welcome One & All to this very special time for our village. Mevagissey, near St Austell, has celebrated the ‘Feast of St Peter’ since 1754. It has evolved into a wonderful community event, where we welcome locals, exiles and visitors to join us in our celebrations. The Feast Week Committee have worked very hard to produce a full week of activities which we invite you all to partake in. There is no charge for the majority of events organised, but this is your festival and we rely on ...
06 Jul 2018 to 07 Jul 2018

Wadebridge, Cornwall
A great musical line up, with plenty of food stalls and workshops for children.
14 July 2018

Liskeard, Cornwall
The 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!
13 Jul 2018 to 15 Jul 2018

Redruth, Cornwall
Tropical 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.
16 July 2018

Truro, Cornwall
Varied 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,
21 July 2018

Camborne, Cornwall
Show 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 Jul 2018 to 27 Jul 2018

St Austell, Cornwall
A 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.
27 Jul 2018 to 29 Jul 2018

Liskeard, Cornwall
A 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 2018 to 29 Jul 2018

Saltash, Cornwall
The 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.
04 Aug 2018 to 10 Aug 2018

Wadebridge, Cornwall
Creation Fest is a FREE Christian Music Festival and Bible Week for all the family and held at the Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebridge, Cornwall.
31 Jul 2018 to 10 Aug 2018

Port Isaac, Cornwall
The 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
During 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 Aug 2018 to 19 Aug 2018

Truro, Cornwall
For 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 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.
24 Aug 2018 to 27 Aug 2018

Wadebridge, Cornwall
The 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 Aug 2018 to 31 Aug 2018

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

St Austell, Cornwall
A three-day festival celebrating St Austell’s china clay history with a exhibitions, demonstrations and workshops.
08 Sep 2018 to 22 Sep 2018

St Ives, Cornwall
A full 15-day programme of exhibitions, concerts, poetry, walks, talks, workshops, comedy, theatre, plays, stories and film from an eclectic mix of performers and artists. See the website for a full schedule of performances.
21 Sep 2018 to 23 Sep 2018

Looe, Cornwall
Looe Music Festival was launched in 2011 with a mission to bring the best live bands to this sunny little Cornish fishing port and have a big party at the same time. Various venues.

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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...

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