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What’s on – August 2016 in Cornwall

Music, arts & culture

Get out and enjoy the fun, entertainment and culture this summer with a variety of festivals taking place around Cornwall.

1st August

Looe Carnival Week
Last day of the week long carnival with events and entertainment for all the family.

1st August

Gunnislake Festival
Last day of the week long festival. Music, history, art, dancing and entertainment for all the family.

Until 5th August

Charlestown Regatta Week
Fun events for all the family.

Until 7th August

National Marine Week
Join Cornwall Wildlife Trust in marine activities.

Until 7th August

St Endellion Summer Music Festival
From Brahms to Broadway, a series of concerts from the internationally renown symphony orchestra and choir.

3rd – 4th August

Art and culture festival at Boscawen Park, Truro.

5th – 14th August

Falmouth Week
Large yacht racing event.

6th – 14th August

Get Active Truro Festival
Free sports activities at Lemon Quay.

10th – 14th August

Boardmasters Surf, Skate & Music Festival
Fistral and Watergate Bay beaches, Newquay.

10th August

Camelford Agricultural Show
Traditional show with vintage vehicles and displays.

12th – 14th August

Trereife Summer Festival
Set in the grounds of the historic house in Penzance the event includes children’s magic shows and stortytelling.

12th – 14th August

Holifair Festival
Family friendly festival around Helston, Mullion and the Lizard.

13th August

Camel River Festival
Family event with entertainment around the river. Wadebridge.

14th – 20th August

Fowey Royal Regatta and Carnival Week
Events and entertainment with a mid week carnival.

15th August

Bude Carnival
Carnival through the town in support of local charities.

21st August

St Ewe Country Fair
A traditional rural fair in support of local charities.

26th – 29th August

Cornwall Folk Festival
International line up of music, entertainment and children’s events. Wadebridge.

26th – 28th August

Lusty Glaze Annual Beach Tag Rugby Tournament
Lusty Glaze beach, Newquay.

27th August

Portscatho Regatta
A traditional seaside regatta in St Mawes.

28th August

Cornish Country Fair
Family event, Truro.

29th August

Newlyn Fish Festival
All things fishy, Newlyn.

30th August – 2nd September

Bude Jazz Festival
Popular yearly jazz festival in Bude.

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