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Things to do in Cornwall – May 2018


The Minack Theatre
1st May 2018 – 1st June 2018
Now that the warmer weather is here, and the evenings are lighter, why not check out Minack Theatre?
Programmes consist of drama, musicals, opera in summer, comedy and story-telling.
Don’t forget to check the weather forecast, as you’ll most likely be sitting outside… and the view is to die for!
See more details here: The Minack Theatre

Helston Flora Day
8th May 2018
From 7am
Head to Helston to see dance, the stalls, Cornish crafts, food and fairground.
The ‘Furry Dance’ commences at midday – a must see!
For more information check out: Helston Flora Day 2018

St Ives Food & Drink Festival
11th, 12th and 13th May 2018
Porthminster Beach in St Ives
Day pass £3 pp. Day and night pass £5 pp. Weekend pass £12 pp
Experience all the different artisan foods on offer, water sports activities, live music and enjoy a drink or 3 in the sun (hopefully!).
Plus there are lots of local products on the stands, including wine, cider, beer, chocolate, cheese, meat, chutneys and more!
See here for more info: St Ives Food and Drink Festival
60’s Murder Mystery
18th May 2018
7:30pm – 10pm
£45 pp (booking essential)
Trerice – National Trust property located near Newquay
Go back in time to the swinging sixties and take part in a 60’s murder mystery at Trerice.
Enjoy a three course dinner where you’ll meet a host of suspicious characters. There’ll be peace, love and murder as the evening unfolds… but who did it?!
Have a look here for more details and tickets: National Trust – Trerice House and Garden
Fowey Festival of Art & Literature
11th May to 19th May 2018
Experience a diverse range of authors, speakers, musicians and artists at this festival.
It starts on Friday 11th May with a concert by Wildwood Kin, and closes with rock band The Rails on Saturday 19th May.
For more information and tickets check out: The Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature.
Royal Afternoon Tea at The Headland Hotel
19th May 2018
Starts 11:30am – 5pm
£24.50 pp
Celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at The Headland Hotel.
Arrive on the red carpet, then take your seat in the ballroom to watch the ceremony on the large screen with a glass of bubbly! Then enjoy a delicious afternoon tea.
Check out the details here: The Headland Hotel and Spa
Mini Beer Festival at The Working Boat
25th May to 27th May 2018
This is the first ever beer festival at The Working Boat! Head along to support them.
There will be local ales, ciders and craft beers, with a view across Falmouth harbour.
Plus home-made pizzas and barbecue.
Check out details at: The Working Boat
Fal River Festival 2018
25th May to 3rd June 2018
This 10 day celebration is a not-for-profit community festival, offering something for everyone! Over 100 events, varying from art and music, food, theatre, film, adventure and more!
Taking place at different locations around the Fal River.
Check out details at: Fal River Festival
Potluck Cornwall
18th May and 30th May 2018
See below link for different event details and ticket prices
If you’re a foodie you need to be following Potluck Cornwall !!
They do fantastic foodie events on a regular basis… and it’s a lovely way to meet new people too!
Check out details at: Potluck Cornwall