Spring & Early Summer in Cornwall 2019
6 – 25 April
Easter at Eden
Farm-themed Easter activities for the whole family with chocolate treats on the way.
23 April – 4 May
Singers, artists, drama workshops, a chance to make candles, pottery and watch classic films.
26 – 28 April
Porthleven Food Festival
3 day festival of food, drink & music.
Steam engine festival and a celebration of Camborne’s industrial heritage.
May Day in Padstow
Otherwise known as Obby ‘Oss Day, watch and follow the ‘Oss through the streets in this traditional and famous celebration.
4 – 6 May
St Agnes Bolster Festival
Cornwall is the land of giants so follow the Bolster and hear the story unravel. Workshops on Saturday 10 until 3 followed by an evening bonfire, barbecue and lantern procession. Meet again at Chapel Porth at 4pm on Sunday for a theatrical pageant.
11 – 18 May
Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature
Attend workshops and readings by authors and poets including Diane Setterfield, Jeremy Robson, Andy Kershaw, Ruth Ware, Patrick Gale, Virginia Baily, Katie Fforde and Catherine Alliott. There’s also music from Seth Lakeman, acoustic guitar workshops and plenty of local walks.
24 May – 2 June
Fal River Festival
Not-for-profit festival with music, drama, gig racing, walking and swimming events.
25 May – 2 June
Open Studios Cornwall
Visit art studios and take part in a range of workshops.
6 – 8 June
Royal Cornwall Show
Cornwall’s biggest annual show with farming, agriculture, rare breed classes, tractors, shopping, food and entertainment.
14 – 16 June
Falmouth Sea Shanty & Classics Regatta
Free music festival showcasing traditional nautical songs. Followed by the regatta.
21 – 30 June
Celebrate the Feast of St John in Penzance where art and music combine with theatre in a colourful street parade.
22 – 23 June
St Merryn Steam & Vintage Rally
Steam engines and rural vehicles with local entertainment.
23 – 29 June
Mevagissey Feast Week
Entertainment, music and plenty of food to celebrate the Feast of St Peter.
For more details on dates and events for the rest of the year, take a look at our page ‘What’s On’ >>