What’s On in 2024

April  2024

Cornwall Spring Flower Show,  www.cornwallgardensociety.org.uk/spring-flower-show/ 
Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April :  County Spring Flower Show showing the Best of Cornwall’s plants and flowers at The Royal Cornwall Showground near Wadebridge.  .

Porthleven Food and Music festival , 26th – 28th April   www.porthlevenfoodfestival.com
A weekend day music performances on stage.

Charity Garden Open Weekend at Tregothnan  20th & 21st April 
An insight into the workings of the largest historic garden in Cornwall. Open for one weekend only, visitors can experience Tregothnan’s unequalled diversity of trees, rare collections, sweeping vistas and peaceful secluded groves on the banks of the River Fal.      Tregothnan

May  2024

Padstow Obby Oss    1st  May,    2024     www.Obby Oss 2024
Traditional Cornish May Day Celebrations.

Helston Flora Day,   Wednesday 8th May 2024      www.helstonfloraday.org.uk
Traditional Cornish May Day Celebrations including the famous ‘Furry Dance’. 7am to 7 pm, Morning Dance : 7 am from the Guildhall, The Hal-an-Tow : 8:30 am at St John’s Bridge, The Children’s Dance : 9:40 am from Wendron Street, The Midday Dance : 12 noon from the Guildhall, The Evening Dance : 5 pm from the Guildhall

June 2024

Royal Cornwall Show,  7th , 8th & 9th, June 2024   ( See Below )   http://www.royalcornwallshow.org/
This is a three day event that showcases the best that Cornwall has to offer in farming, food, livestock and much more. Royal Cornwall Show Ground, Wadebridge.

Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival    www.falmouthseashanty.co.uk/
FRIDAY 14th – 16TH JUNE 2024
The largest free maritime music festival on the planet! Shanty bands and singers from across the UK and Europe converge on Falmouth, bringing a wonderfully diverse range of shanties performed on stages throughout the town.  Money raised will go to the RNLI.

Falmouth Classics    FRIDAY 14th – 16TH JUNE 2024    www.falmouthclassics.co.uk
Venue: Offshore
Building on the success of expanding to a three-day event, Falmouth Classics have now been able to bring the competitors together in one area in close proximity to the Sea Shanty Festival. Thanks to National Ventilation and Airtech Environmental Systems together with Falmouth Harbour Commissioners, berthing will be free for visiting competitors, putting Falmouth in the top league alongside other major classic regattas.

July

Stithians Show, 15th July, Monday 2024   https://stithians.show/
Held on the large showground between Truro and Helston where thousands descend to enjoy musical entertainment, food courts, craft stalls, a fairground, and animals of all sorts including rare breeds, a dog show and dog agility competitions.

August 2024

Falmouth Week     Friday 9th – Sunday 18th August 2024         www.falmouthweek.co.uk
Venue: On the water and various locations around the town. Six days of match racing for keelboats, traditional craft and dinghies in the waters off Falmouth Bay, the Carrick Roads and the harbour. Wednesday is Champagne Day, a race for the big yachts with a 25-mile coastal course finishing in the inner harbour, whilst smaller boats race in the Carrick Roads. On the shore there are activities to keep everyone entertained from the fantastic Red Arrows display (TBC) and themed party nights to samba and the Action Sports Tour Bike Show. In Events Square there are daytime events such as Science in The Square by the University of Exeter, while in the evening you’ll find a great line up of music acts. See www.falmouthweek.co.uk for full programme and ticketing details.

Cornish Steam and Country Fair    16th, 17th & 18th August 2024     https://www.weses.co.uk/
Stithians, Largest steam rally in the South West with over 50 full size steam engines plus stationary and scale steam engines, old time fairground, a large selection of vintage vehicles, cycles, stationary engines, heavy horses and more.

September  2024

Cornwall Food and Drink Festival,    WEDNESDAY 25TH – SUNDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER  https://www.visittruro.org.uk/whats-on/truro-food-drink-festival-2024 
The annual festival is showcasing the best food and drink that Cornwall has to offer. Held in Truro on Lemon Quay.

October   2024

Falmouth Oyster Festival        Thursday 10th – Sunday 13th October 2024      www.falmouthoysterfestival.co.uk  
Venue: Events Square and The Moor
The highlight of Falmouth’s Autumn calendar is this nationally recognised, award-winning annual festival which celebrates the start of the oyster dredging season. Including an oyster bar, a wide variety of seafood, wines and champagne, real ales and stouts, arts, crafts, food and drink halls, chef demos and all that is best in Cornish musical entertainment.

December

Harmony Choir, 24th Dec,
Commencing at the Watersports Centre and proceeding through the town stopping at Church Corner, Nat West Bank, end of Market Street /Market

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