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Truro

 

Location, location, location

Based right in the centre of Cornwall you are in a perfect location to explore both coasts of Cornwall, with Falmouth and Megavissey on the south coast and Newquay and Padstow on the north. If you venture down to the far west, you’re still only a 30-40 minute drive away to explore the cobbled streets of St Ives and the famous St Michael’s Mount.

A hive of activity

The city is a hive of activity, with live music performances taking place regularly in Lemon Quay and the surrounding parks and gardens. Visit on a Wednesday or Saturday and enjoy the local farmer’s market in the centre of town, promoting a range of local Cornish goods. Truro’s City of Lights is a fantastic annual event and we recommend visiting in November when hundreds of paper lantern creations parade through streets lined with spectators.

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Falmouth Oyster Festival

Celebrate the start of the Oyster season at Falmouth's Events Square. Get involved with food demonstrations, browse local craft stalls and taste some spectacular seafood!

12th - 15th October 2017

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Falmouth Autumn Walking Festival

The Fal River Autumn Walking Festival has over 100 inspiring walks for all ages and abilities and aims to get people exploring the River Fal and enjoy the brilliant Autumnal colour in the area.

18th October - 3rd November 2017

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Falmouth Beer Festival

Always a popular event, the Beer Festival takes places annually at the Princess Pavillions. Admission includes a commemorative festival glass and offers over 250  cask ales, 100 ciders and perries, fruit wines and bottled beers.

19th - 22nd October 2017 

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Caerhays Drive In

Caerhays Drive In, at Caerhays Beach Cafe will be showing a screening of 'Elf' on Friday 22nd December at 5.30pm. The cafe will be open for food and drinks and a prize will be awarded to the best dressed elf (adults and children!). The following week they will be showing a screening of 'Frozen', on Friday 29th december at 5pm. 

Friday 22nd Dec 2017 and Friday 29th Dec 2017

 

 

 
 

Helston Flora Day

An ancient annual event, Helston Flora Day includes craft stalls and traditional dances throughout the day, where crowds line the streets to watch the procession.

8th May 2018

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Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature

Celebrating the life and works of this renowned author, the Du Maurier community festival in Fowey has grown into a popular annual event.

12th - 19th May 2018 

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Fal River Festival

A ten day festival celebrating life on River Fal. The not-for-profit event encorporates music and drama, arts and heritage, gig racing, swimming and lots more.

25th May - 3rd June 2018

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Polperro Music & Arts Festival

Polperro holds an annual 9 day festival with a craft fayre, live music, comedy nights and a procession. The festival is completely free to attend so make sure you visit to experience Polperro at its best.

16th - 24th June 2018

 

 
 

International Sea Shanty Festival, Falmouth

The Falmouth Sea Shanty was founded and is organised by Falmouth Shout. Sea Shanty events aim to preserve and promote the maritime heritage of Falmouth and Cornwall as a whole and are thoroughly enjoyable.

22nd - 24th June 2018

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Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week

Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week is one of the largest sailing regatta's in the south west with more than 300 yachts racing over eight days.There is also a full events line-up which includes entertainment in Falmouth's Events Square and offsite activities such as outdoor film screenings and Red Arrow displays.

10th - 19th August 2018

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