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CORNWALL EVENTS FOR JANUARY 2018

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CORNWALL EVENTS FOR MARCH  2018

 

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22 Mar 2018 to 2 Apr 2018
Falmouth Spring Festival South Coast Falmouth
A festival to celebrate Falmouth's beautiful open and green spaces. With guided walks and talks, garden spring clean events, Gardeners' Question Time and a Spring Fair.

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29 Mar 2018 to 1 Apr 2018
International Mining Games 2018 West Cornwall
The Camborne School of Mines is proud to host the 40th International Mining Games at the King Edward Mine, Camborne, Cornwall. With seven gruelling events in all, it will be a unique opportunity to witness traditional mining skills first-hand.

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29th 30th 31st March 2018
Made in Cornwall Easter Fair Lemon Quay Truro. A large marque full of hand made crafts and exclusive designs open 9 till 5.SLATE VIEWS HAS A STAND AT THIS SHOW

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29-31 March 2018 - Lemon Quay Truro
We are holding an additional Made in Cornwall Fair at Easter, on Truro's Lemon Quay.All traders are approved by the Cornwall Trading Standards Unit run by the Cornwall County Council
The fair will be open 10am to 5pm from Wednesday 29 March through to Saturday 31 March. All products sold at the fair are genuinely Made in Cornwall, so you'll know it's Cornish

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31 Mar 2018 to 6 Apr 2018
Saturday 31st March 2018, Geevor Tin Mine The Man Engine: Resurrection Tour Cornwall, will re-appear where he was last seen: at Geevor Tin Mine in the ultimate West.

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CORNWALL EVENTS FOR APRIL  2018
 

Annual Events

 

Bere Ferrers Spring Flower Show - Tamar Valley.
Boconnoc Spring Flower Show. 01208 872507
Cotehele Children's Easter Egg Trail 01579 352711
Portreeve's Charity Day.
Cotehele House, Saltash. 01579 352711
Lostwithiel. Boconnoc House01208 872507
National Maritime Museum Cornwall, 01326 313388 e.
Launceston Tuesday Indoor Market,  07523208806

1st April Easter Sunday

Heartlands The Man Engine:: Resurrection Tour Cornwall at Heartlands.

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Sunday, 1st April 2018 until Sunday, 8th April 2018
Grampound Craft Fair, Admission is free so there is nothing to lose and lots to gain from our wealth of Cornish handmade crafts.The Village Hall Fore Street, Grampound, Cornwall TR2 4SB

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2nd April Easter Monday Lostwithiel. The Man Engine: Resurrection Tour Cornwall will visit Cornwall’s ancient Stannary capital,

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Tues 3rd April,
The Man Engine: Resurrection Tour Cornwall crosses the Tamar to Tavistock

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4 Apr 2018 to 14 Apr 2018
Walk Scilly Festival 2018, Isles of Scilly St Mary's
28 miles off the coast of Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly are made for walking. There’s no better way of exploring the islands’ amazing scenery than Walk Scilly’s rambles, hikes and strolls, with local guides bringing hidden gems of each island to life.

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15 Apr 2018 to 20 Apr 2018
Boscastle Walking Week
A week of walks with experienced and informed local guides. Walks for all ages and abilities. Explore the beautiful countryside around the village of Boscastle. Enjoy a week of walking along the Cornish coastline or amid woods and streams with local guides.

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28 Apr 2018
Trevithick Day, Camborne, Cornwall
Camborne Trevithick Day is a community led street festival of free entertainment.

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29th April 2018
The Newquay Orchard Spring Fayre 2018
Newquay Community Orchard 11am - 3pm.
There will be a farmers market, craft stalls, yoga, talks, games and live music. Bring all the family, do your week's shop or just hang out and have a picnic

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CORNWALL EVENTS FOR MAY  2018
 
 

Annual Events

Helston Flora, Helston
May Day Festival, St Ives. 
May Mabe's Steam Up and Shindig. 
Newquay Cornwall Water Sports Events Port Isaac Music Festival
Saltash May Fair,
'Obby 'Oss Day Padstow.
Bluebell Sunday Pencarrow House 01208 872507
Helston Flora Day, Helston. 
Mabe's Steam Up and Shindig Country Fair 
Marazion Vintage Ralley. Classic Cars, 
Smallholders Country Fair, Bodmin Launceston Tuesday Indoor Market,  07523208806 Carnglaze Slate Caverns near Liskeard. Open 10am till 5pm by Tragos) 01579 320251<

 
 
1st May 2018
May Day at Jamaica Inn
Jamaica Inn, Bolventor, near Launceston, PL15 7TS
With Morris dancers and maypole dancing in the courtyard and a special May Day mouth-watering carvery lunch. Plenty for the kids – there’s a pirate ship, activity packs and much more. Reserve a table for lunch on 01566 86250.
 
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1st May 2018
St Ives May Day
The Harbour, St Ives, TR26 2NH
The St Ives Guisers will herald the coming of spring. At 1pm the parade will be at the harbour with Maypole dances, traditional Cornish dancing and live music. Call 01736 448066.
 
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1st May 2018
Padstow May Day
North Quay, Padstow, PL28 8AF
Traditional May Day celebrations in Padstow. See the arrival of the two "Osses", one red and one blue that will be swirling and dancing through the streets. Plus, plenty of street entertainment and live music. Call 01841 533449.
 
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1st May 2018
Black Prince Flower Boat Procession
Millbrook, Kingsand and Cawsand villages, Near Liskeard, PL10
See the Black Prince Flower Boat go through the villages of Millbrook, Kingsand and Cawsand. With celebrations along the way – with Maypole dancing, Morris dancing, a village fete, amusements, a Junior Town Crier Competition and more. Call 01752 823635.
 
1 May 2018
Padstow May Day, Obby Oss, Cornwall
The biggest day in Padstow's calendar. It's not unusual for 30,000 people to flock into this little town on the day when Padstonians from all over the world return to their roots.
 
 
Saturday, 5th May 2018 Saltash May Day
Fore Street, Victoria Gardens and Longstone Park. A full day of non-stop entertainment. Join us for a day of live entertainment, music, art sellers and handmade items.
 
 
5th May 2018
West Looe May Fayre
West Looe Quayside, PL13
A traditional spring fayre filling the streets in and around West Looe Square. The procession will start from the bridge. Plus, there will be dancing around the Maypole, stalls, fun entertainment, competitions and games. Call 01503 262072.


6th May 2018
Helston Flora Day
Helston, Helston, TR13 8ER
See the famous celebration Flora dance which will start at 7am. At 8.30am the mummers' play, Hal-an-Tow, will be performed at several venues throughout the town. The children’s dance is at 10am and the evening dance at 5pm. Call 01326 572082.

6th May 2018
Port Eliot Dog Festival
St Germans, Saltash, PL12 5ND
A fun dog festival and Whippet Tea Party for dogs and their owners. There will be plenty of stalls, refreshments, a treasure hunt and fun activities for kids, plus musical entertainment later on in the afternoon. Call 01503 230211.

 

7th May 2018
St Agnes Bolster Day Churchtown, St Agnes, TR5
A celebration of Cornish music and art featuring life size puppets, a drum band and a 28ft giant effigy re-enacting the famous Cornish legend of the giant called Bolster. Evening entertainment includes live music in the village. Call 01872 553911.

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7th May 2018
Gribben Daymark Open Day Gribben Daymark, Fowey Estuary, The Gribbin Daymark will be open to the public giving spectacular views of St Austell Bay and the Fowey estuary. The fantastic views from the top are ample reward for the climb. Call 01726 870146.

 
7 May 2018
Millbrook at circa 10am
The Black Prince Flower Boat May Day Procession South CoastA traditional May Day festival to banish winter and welcome in the spring and summer – with hope for a fruitful harvest from land and sea. his historic event starts in Millbrook at circa 10am and the procession winds its way around Millbrook and then on to Kingsand and Cawsand.
 
 
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Sunday 14 May 2018
Lostfest Lostwithiel, Lostwithiel, PL22 0HE
A festival packed with events, crafts and food stalls, live music, kids’ craft activities in a craft tent, face painting, demonstrations and workshops, a battle re-enactment, lively entertainment and much more. For details call 01208 873063.
 
 
19th May 2018
Party in the Park Poltair Park, St Austell
A community family fun day with a variety of fun activities: Bouncy castle, face painting, fete games, tombola's, craft stalls, free craft tent, refreshments, animal encounters, Fire Brigade, Coastguard plus much more.
 
 
26th 27th – 28th May 2018
TREDDINICK FARM, NEAR LITTLE PETHERICK.
Steam & Vintage Rally It is a fun day out with numerous attractions for the whole family.
SLATE VIEWS HAS ITS OWN STAND AT THIS SHOW
 
 
Sunday, 27th May 2018
Spring Craft Fayre Trevedra Farm Campsite. Sennen, Penzance, Cornwall TR19 7BE
Free parking, admission by raffle ticket. Great variety of stalls.
This popular event is well supported by visitors and locals. In aid of Cornwall Hospice Care & a local defribillator.
 

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CORNWALL EVENTS FOR JUNE 2018
 

Annual Events

Royal Cornwall Show The Largest Agricultural Show 
Saltash Summer Fete Summer Fete at St Barnabas 
Pelynt Village Hall June Summer Fete Usual stalls, 
Dive Fest Open to all divers and non-divers.
Polperro Festival A mix of art, music, drama 
The Morwenstow Festival  based art and music. 
Liskeard Carnival Week A week of fun events 
Helston Motor Show. Annual event 
Looe Festival by the Sea 
Royal Cornwall Show, Wadebridge founded in 1793, 
Golowan Festival, The Barbian Penzance. 
Murdoch Weekend, Redruth. 
The Falmouth Tall Ships Festival.
The Polperro Festival.
The Morwenstow Patronal Festival 
The Helston Motor Show.
Mazey Day Penzance.
Liskeard, Carnival. 
Mevagissey Feast Week.

Launceston Tuesday Indoor Market,  07523208806

 

 

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CORNWALL EVENTS FOR JULY 2018
 

Annual Events

Mevagissey Feast Week~ Mevagissey. 
St Ive ( between Liskeard and Callington) Fun Day 
St.Cleer Carnival week Carnival procession. 
Looe Pirates, Buccaneers and Wenches. 
Liskeard Agricultural Show, Liskeard.
Stithians Agricultural Show. 
Launceston Agricultural Show, Launceston.
Camborne Show, Agricultural show
Looe Carnival Week

Heritage Day Bodmin. for more info 01208 76616
Fun Festival Kimberley Stadium Saltash 11am4pm.
Callington Gala 10am till late
Cherry Fair St.Mellion Rectory
Stithians Show.
Forder Summer Fete Saltash Town Band
Port Eliot Lit Fest at Port Eliot, St.Germans, Saltash Cornwall.
St Breward Carnival.  Launceston Castle.
Delabole Carnival. Crackington Haven Carnival. 
Hayle Fest. This is a real community week 
Saltash Town Black Prince Regatta  01752 845806 Forder Fete Saltash Cornwall.
Camborne Show, Treswithian 
Camborne Society of Artists 
Launceston Agricultural Show 
Camborne School of Mines  01872 323 468

7 Jul 2018 to 5 Sep 2018
Kettle Kids Trail St. Austell
Discover more at Wheal Martyn – find out about the crucial role Kettle Boys played in Cornwall’s china clay industry and learn about Wheal Martyn’s very own Kettle Boy, Arthur. Plus much more...

 

6th 7th and 8th July 2018
PADSTOW VINTAGE RALLY
Padstow Vintage Rally, one of the most entertaining shows & event in the southwest not to be missed. Entertainments for young and old.- on site camping is available for both exhibitors and visitors.SLATE VIEWS WILL HAVE ITS OWN STAND AT THIS SHOW

12 Jul 2018 to 8 Sep 2018
Paulos Circus 2018 Creating Memories Tour Newquay
Newquay we are coming home !! It’s Here our 2018 Creating Memories Tour!! From breath taking stunts, laugh out loud comedy to beautiful artistry, the Paulos family have created a show to give you and your family ever lasting memories.

18 Jul 2018 to 30 Sep 2018
Circus Funtasia Cornwall
Experience the magic of the Big Top in Cornwall as Circus Funtasia returns with top class live entertainment featuring non-stop comedy, tight rope walking, synmaic juggling and more!

27th 28th – 29th July 2018
BOCONNOC STEAM FAIR
The Boconnoc Steam Fair is one of the leading events of its kind in the South West. Miniature railway - Fairground by Rowlands Fun Fair - Family Fun Dog Show (Sat & Sun) - Steam & Tractor Trailer Rides - Clay Pigeon Shoot - on site camping is available for both exhibitors and visitors.
SLATE VIEWS WILL HAVE ITS OWN STAND AT THIS SHOW

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CORNWALL EVENTS FOR AUGUST 2018
 
Annual Events

 

Camelford Agricultural Show
Crackington Haven Carnival
Bodmin Carnival Week
Bude Jazz Festival at venues all over Bude. 
Camelford & District Agricultural Show
Cornwall Folk Festival.  
Falmouth Week
Falmouth Classics, Falmouth Regatta Week
Fowey Regatta
Gunnislake Festival 
Jazz in the Gardens Pencarrow House
Jazz Festival at Morwellham Quay 
Looe Carnival 
Newlyn Raft Race and Fun Day.
Newlyn Fish Festival, Newlyn, nr Penzance 
Mary Newmans Cottage 07867 906105
Mevagissey Charity Angling Day 
Morval Vintage Rally August at Bray farm Looe Morvah Pasty Day
Padstow Carnival.
RNLI Lifeboat Day, St Ives
Royal Cornwall Showground Antiques Fair. 
South Petherwin Church Fete,  01566 772 640
Steam Rally, St Agnes
St Agnes Carnival
St. Endellion Summer Festival 
St. Goran Cornish Pilot Gig Regatta
St. Neot Annual Flower Show 
Tintagel Carnival. 
Tavistock Hot Air Balloon Fiesta Wadebridge Cornwall Folk Festival
 
 
 

5th August 2018
The Countrymans Fair Launceston SLATE VIEWS WILL HAVE ITS OWN STAND AT THIS SHOW
 
 
 
17th 18th 19th August 2018
STITHIENS CORNISH STEAM AND COUNTY The Cornish Steam & Country Fair takes place each year at the Stithians Showground nr Truro. The show is very much a family event. As well as Steam Engines, Fun Fair, Vintage Vehicles, Model and Craft displays, there is much more to entertain everyone around the show.- on site camping is available for both exhibitors and visitors.. SLATE VIEWS WILL HAVE ITS OWN STAND AT THIS SHOW
 
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25th, 26th and 27th August 2018
Great Trethew Vintage Rally at Great Trethew, Horningtops, Liskeard, Cornwall PL14 3PZ
Admission; SLATE VIEWS WILL HAVE ITS OWN STAND AT THIS SHOW
 

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CORNWALL EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER  2018
 
Annual Events St Ives September Festival. 

Royal Cornwall Museum, Tel: 01872 272205.
National Maritime Museum Cornwall 01326 313388
New Millennium Gallery, St Ives. Tel: 01736 793121.
The Tamar Protection Society 07767 444816 
Penlee House, Museum Penzance. 01736 363625.
Tate Gallery, St Ives.  01736 796226.
Trelissick Garden , House, Truro. Tel: 01872 862090.
China Clay Country Park, St Austell.  01726850362.
Falmouth Art Gallery.  01326 313863.
North Cornwall Museum , Gallery, (0)1840 212954  
National RS 300/600 Championships. 01503262669.
Salt Gallery, Hayle.  01736753356.

St Ives September Festival 2006 South West Stationary Engine Club  01209 820490.
The Penzance Arts Club,  Tel: 01736 363761.
Trelissick Garden & House, Truro. 01872 862090.
St Stephens Church, Saltash, Creation weekend.
Chase Art Centre, Wadebridge.  01208 816880
North Cornwall Cycling Festival 2006 Cycling Festival. Dragon Centre, Bodmin, North Cornwall. 
St Matthews Fair  (0)1579 345409 

Falmouth Festival of Literature & Arts 
Newquay Gig Championships. Summercourt Fair. Trewarmett Inn Folk Weekend.
Falmouth Festival of Literature and Arts 2006 
St Ives Arts Festival Week
Festival of Literature & Arts, Pendennis Castle
St.Ives September Festival.
 



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8th - 9th September 2018
 
LANLIVERY VINTAGE RALLY AND COUNTRY FAIR.
 
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15th - 16 September 2018
ST.MAWGAN RALLY
St Mawgan Rally Field, Trevenna Cross, St Mawgan, Newquay. TR8 4HA.
 
SLATE VIEWS WILL HAVE ITS OWN STAND AT THIS SHOW

 

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CORNWALL EVENTS FOR OCTOBER  2018
 

Annual Events

Callington Honey Fair, Street market, 
Scarecrow Festival, parade through Helston 
Falmouth Festival of Literature & Arts 
Pensilva Annual Folk, contact 01579 382402.
Halloween Forder Saltash, Fancy Dress, 
Launceston Carnival. 
Tintagel Charter Day - Parades, street entertainers 
Callington Honey Fair
Children's Workshops. Contact 07871 443700
Boscastle Food and Arts Festival
Falmouth Oyster Festival

 

Saturday 20 October 2018

Craft Fair with over 40 stalls, model railway, family games and entertainment, refreshments and light lunches.
Saltash Wesley Methodist Church. 10am - 3pm. 50p. For info: bernard.melling@btinternet.com or 01752 845500
 

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CORNWALL EVENTS FOR NOVEMBER 2018
 

Annual Events

The Camborne Music Festival 
Taste South East Cornwall Move over Padstow,
Camborne Music Festival 
Truro City of Lights Parade 2006 Truro. Cornwall 
Pencarrow Crafts for Christmas 
Arts and Crafts Market on Lemon Quay Truro. 
Festive Ideas for Christmas at Cotehele House. Chase Art Centre, Wadebridge. 01208 816880.
Lanhydrock House & Gardens, 01208 265211.
Harvest Festival charity auction. Rod & Line  Tideford. 
Cotehele House, Christmas Garland 01579 351346
Penlee House & Museum, Penzance 01736 363625.
Royal Cornwall Museum,  01872 272205.
National Maritime Museum Cornwall, 01326 313388. 
Falmouth Arts Centre. Tel: 01326 212300.
Pencarrow House, Bodmin.  01840 214220.
Pendennis Castle, Falmouth.  01326 316594.
Trelissick Garden & House, Truro.  01872 862090
Cotehele House, Saltash. 01579 351346 
Falmouth Arts Centre.  01326 212300.
Hall For Cornwall, Truro.  01872 262466.
Keay Theatre, St Austell.  01726 226777.
RSPB Marazion Nature Reserve, 01736 711682.
Acorn Theatre, Penzance.  01736795582.
Sterts Theatre, Liskeard.  01579 362382
 

1st to 4th November 2018
Lowender Peran is a spectacular festival, welcoming people from around the world to enjoy music, dance, arts and culture, representing Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Brittany, Cornwall and the Isle of Man. for more information
01872 553 413

 

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CORNWALL EVENTS FOR DECEMBER 2018
 
Annual Events
Bodmin and Wenford Railway. Santa Special Steam Christmas Carols and Music Pencarrow House
Festival of Lights - Newquay Zoo 
Xmas at Mary Newmans Cottage, Culver Road, 
Godolphin Estate, Helston. 01736 762479
Pencarrow House, Bodmin.  01840 214220.
Princess Pavilion, Falmouth.  01326 211222 
Trerice Manor , near Newquay  01637 875404
Falmouth Arts Centre. 01326 212300.
Keay Theatre, St Austell.  01726 226777.
Lanhydrock House & Gardens, 01208 265211.
Trelissick Garden & House, Truro. 01872 862090.
Trerice, Newquay. Christmas  01637 875404
Launceston Tuesday Indoor Market,  07523208806
 
 

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