http://www.visitcornwall.com/whats-on for full events listings.
Newquay 08/08/12 – 12/08/12
Surf, skate + music festival situated across two legendary locations featuring the best in action sports including ASP World Tour Surfing and a laid back music festival.
Traditional agricultural show, Includes dog shows, vintage vehicle collections, displays of cattle, sheep and horses, sheep shearing displays, a heavy horse show and much more.
Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week has grown into the largest sailing regatta in the south west with more than 450 yachts racing over eight days, and a lively programme of shoreside events.
Mevagissey 13/08/12 – 17/08/12
Nowhereisland, a new island nation originating from the Arctic, is voyaging around the south west’s spectacular coastline, as part of an epic voyage of over 500 nautical miles during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Stunning showmen’s engines with their gleaming twisted brass, road rollers, ploughing engines, heavy haulage road locomotives and agricultural traction engines.
The Cornwall Design Fair returns to the glorious setting of Trereife House. The event is a true celebration of the quality and diversity of contemporary Cornish design. The Fair presents a wide range of contemporary design, with furniture, interior products, ceramics, glass, lighting, jewellery, textiles and fashion accessories for sale.
The delightful annnual carnival procession through Bude. Money collected on the day is donated to local charities and organisations. Afternoon events are held in The Castle Grounds.
Fowey 19/08/12 – 25/08/12
’s premier sailing events. It is also a fun-filled week for all the family
– sailors and landlubbers alike. Includes an amazing display over the harbour
by the Red Arrows. Britain
St Austell 22/08/12
In 2012, Chapterhouse is performing in over 100 of
Britain and ’s most beautiful and idyllic Ireland
Newquay 23/08/12 – 27/08/12
Nowhereisland, a new island nation originating from the Arctic, is voyaging around the south west’s spectacular coastline, as part of an epic voyage of over 500 nautical miles during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A fun filled day out for all the family. Entertainment all day long including gymnastics, falconry, motorcycle stunts, Jive dancing, children’s sports, and horse jumping.
Saltash 25/08/12 – 26/08/12
A celebration of fine, historic and performance cars set in the spectacular setting of
. A dramatic
hill climb event where high perfomance cars of all eras and types compete
against the clock. Pentillie Castle
Near Gunnislake 25/08/12 – 02/09/12
Open Studios is a chance to visit artists in their studios - to see where and how they create their work and to talk to them about their ideas and their artwork. There is something for all tastes. Some artists exhibit in shared exhibition spaces rather than their own studios.
An annual celebration of diversity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in
, their friends
and families. A parade, live entertainment, stalls and food. Cornwall
A traditional regatta with a full programme of sailing over an exciting and highly visible course in the beautiful
. Shoreside events include live music, games, and food. Gerrans Bay
The spectacular backdrop of
Trereife Park, near Penzance, will be the setting of a summer fayre on Saturday 25th August.
This stunning venue is the setting for an annual music event. Party In The Park is all about
’s best bands
performing in front of a capacity crowd, all under one roof. The event is being
held under cover in marquees within the beautiful and historic grounds of Cornwall . Trereife Park
Celebrating all things fishy in
’s premier fishing port where you can satisfy your appetite with the best
seafood you’re likely to find anywhere and help to raise money for the Royal
National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen. Britain
Bude 28/08/12 – 31/08/12
Bude has been involved in staging jazz festivals for 25 years and is renowned world-wide for its support for the music.