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Thursday, 9 August 2012

What’s On – August Highlights for full events listings.

Boardmasters Surf, Skate + Music Festival

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.

Camelford Agricultural Show

Camelford 08/08/12
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

Falmouth 12/08/12 – 18/08/12
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.

Nowehereisland - Mevagissey

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

West Of England Steam Rally

Truro 17/08/12 – 19/08/12
Stunning showmen’s engines with their gleaming twisted brass, road rollers, ploughing engines, heavy haulage road locomotives and agricultural traction engines.

Cornwall Design Fair

Penzance 17/08/12 – 19/08/12
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.

Bude Carnival

Bude 18/08/12
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 Regatta and Carnival Week

Fowey 19/08/12 – 25/08/12
One of Britain’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.

Sleeping Beauty at Heligan

St Austell 22/08/12
In 2012, Chapterhouse is performing in over 100 of Britain and Ireland’s most beautiful and idyllic

Nowehereisland - Newquay

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.

Holsworthy + Stratton Agricultural Show

Holsworthy 23/08/12
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.

Pentillie Festival of Speed

Saltash 25/08/12 – 26/08/12
A celebration of fine, historic and performance cars set in the spectacular setting of Pentillie Castle. A dramatic hill climb event where high perfomance cars of all eras and types compete against the clock.

Drawn to the Valley - Artists of the Tamar Valley

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.

Cornwall Pride

Truro 25/08/12
An annual celebration of diversity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Cornwall, their friends and families. A parade, live entertainment, stalls and food.

Portscatho Regatta

Portscatho 25/08/12
A traditional regatta with a full programme of sailing over an exciting and highly visible course in the beautiful Gerrans Bay. Shoreside events include live music, games, and food.

Trereife Country Fayre

Penzance 25/08/12
The spectacular backdrop of Trereife Park, near Penzance, will be the setting of a summer fayre on Saturday 25th August.

Party in the Park at Trereife

Penzance 26/08/12
This stunning venue is the setting for an annual music event. Party In The Park is all about Cornwall’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 Trereife Park.

Newlyn Fish Festival

Newlyn 27/08/12
Celebrating all things fishy in Britain’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. 

Bude Jazz 2012

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.

Raw Fest

Truro 31/08/12 – 03/09/12
Cornwall is to play host to an event that will be the first of its kind to hit the UK, as a “raw revolution” sweeps the globe. “Raw Fest” will showcase the abundant health, energy and love for raw vegan food and a healthy lifestyle.


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