What’s on this Autumn in Cornwall

A foodie line up of events

Mouthwatering Cornish food and drink seems to be the order of autumn in Cornwall with one fantastic food festival leading to the next!

10 – 27 September

Eden’s Festival of Food
A host of famous chefs including Lesley Waters, Jean-Christophe Novelli, Ken Hom, Phil Vickery and some of the Bake Off winners will be giving cookery demos and tips during the festival.

11 – 13 September

Newquay Fish Festival
Fish, food, live cooking demos and entertainment including a late night Proms at 7pm at the harbour on Friday.

11 – 13 September

Redruth Pasty and Mining Festival
Mining Day (11th), Pasty Day (12th) and Memorial Day (13th) are celebrated in the town centre. Live music, pasty bake offs, a fairground and craft stalls with street entertainment.

11 – 13 September

Little Orchard Cider & Music Festival
Over 100 ciders, circus workshops, brewing demos and a silent disco at Healey’s Cider Farm. Tickets available online, starting from £15

12 – 26 September

St Ives September Festival
Over 300 events including live entertainment, music, food, crafts, theatre, poetry readings, walks, talks and workshops.

12 – 18 September

South East Cornwall Walking Festival
Walks exploring the Tamar Valley to Looe area including chances to join in with suppers and themed walks.

13 September

Truro Day
A day of entertainment and fun in Boscawen Park.

18 – 20 September

Looe Music Festival
Jools Holland, The Proclaimers, Bad Madders, Johnny Marr, Buzzcocks, Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Mad Dog McCrea and other music acts.

18 – 20 September

Bude for Food
All things foodie in the castle grounds – food demos, local producers, stalls and a bespoke picnic tent.

25 – 27 September

Great Cornish Food Festival
Cornwall’s biggest food festival celebrating local produce with over 60 local artisans and 40 chefs taking part. Held at Lemon Quay in Truro.

3 – 4 October

Boscastle Food, Arts & Craft Festival
A gala evening followed by a chance to taste some great local produce. Food, arts and crafts stalls and live entertainment.

7 October

Callington Honey Fair
Traditional honey fair celebrated throughout the town.

8 – 11 October

Falmouth Oyster Festival
Held to celebrate the start of the oyster dredging season, chef demos and tastings in the marquee plus live entertainment.

10 – 11 October

Stand Up Paddle Surfing National Championships
Watch as competitors take to the waves at Watergate Bay.

22 – 24 October

Falmouth Beer Festival
Showcasing hundreds of beers, real ales, ciders and ginger beers at Princess Pavilion, there’s also free non-alcoholic drinks for designated drivers.