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Porthleven Food Festival

Porthleven Harbour Porthleven, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Grounded in its Cornish community, this annual, 3-day, foodie mecca is presented in partnership with acclaimed chef Jude Kereama of Kota restaurant - you may have seen him representing the South West on the BBC’s Great British Menu. Alongside super chef demos and local food and drink traders, this free-to-attend festival has a great reputation... Read more »

Trevithick Day, Camborne

Camborne Town Centre Camborne, Cornwall, United Kingdom

It’s the day of the year when local engineering genius and inventor Richard Trevithick (1771-1833) gets the recognition he deserves and Camborne celebrates its importance as a major player in Cornwall’s former mining industry. Lots of spluttering steam engines, singing, dancing and parades. All over the town of Camborne the streets play host to local... Read more »

World Gig Rowing Championships, Isles of Scilly

Isles of Scilly The Garrison, Isles of Scilly, Cornwall, United Kingdom

The Isles of Scilly host the World Pilot Gig Championships where crews compete for the title of World Champions. Gig rowing teams from across Cornwall and around the world gather on the beautiful Isles of Scilly, lying 28 miles off the coast of Land's End . There are multiple races that take place over the... Read more »

English National Surfing Championships

Fistral Beach Headland Road, Newquay, Cornwall, United Kingdom

The English National Surf Championships.  One of the highlights of the UK surfing calendar. We've been home to the Surfing Nationals for many years and are always happy to welcome the annual event back to our shoreline. This event will see junior and senior shortboard, longboard, SUP and bodyboard divisions competing on the Watergate Bay waves.

Helston Flora Day

Helston Town Centre Helston, Cornwall, United Kingdom

The town is decked out with flowers and greenery gathered from the surrounding countryside, and the whole town joins in the celebrations. There are formal dances throughout the day to the famous "Furry Dance" played by Helston Town Band. A unique day of festivities that is not to be missed. When the big bass drum... Read more »

Royal Cornwall Show

Royal Cornwall Showground Wadebridge, Cornwall, United Kingdom

The Royal Cornwall Show is the premier annual event of the Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association. The showground near Wadebridge is transformed into a bustling village for three days every June, showcasing Cornwall's thriving farming and agricultural industry. With a packed events programme in the main arena, along with hundreds of trade stalls, funfair and activities,... Read more »

Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival

Events Square, Falmouth Discovery Quay, Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Welcome to the largest free nautical music and song festival in Europe! Falmouth has a proud and long history as a first safe port of call for deepwater sailing ships. It was here that sailors filled our waterside alehouses with their songs and it is here that those shanties and stories are kept alive to... Read more »

Murdoch Day, Redruth

Redruth Town Centre Redruth, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Each year Redruth celebrates its most famous citizen, inventor William Murdoch (1754 – 1839) when the town is packed with events and entertainment throughout the day for the whole family. Murdoch, although not born in Cornwall, is revered locally as a mechanical genius who improved the efficiency of steam engines in Cornwall’s tin mines. He... Read more »

Golowan Festival, Penzance

Penzance Town Centre Penzance, Cornwall, United Kingdom

The Golowan Festival has today become the most colourful community festival in the South West, blending Cornish tradition with contemporary imagery and ritual. The festival brings the past and present together in a community celebration of the traditional midsummer Feast of St. John. The festival has a packed programme of artists in celebration of music,... Read more »

Armed Forces Day

Events Square, Falmouth Discovery Quay, Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Armed Forces Day, centred this year on spectacular Falmouth harbour in Cornwall, is a chance for the whole UK to show support for the men and women of our Armed Forces community – from currently serving troops to service families, veterans and cadets. Cornwall will play proud host to a breath-taking series of events –... Read more »

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