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What's on: arts and cultural events From literary festivals to local celebrations of Cornish tradition
A guide to key arts and cultural events in Cornwall. Browse listings covering literary festivals, theatre, community interactive arts events and local celebrations of Cornish tradition.
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What happens when you take an ancient Cornish Myth, spice it up with an eclectic mix of space-age ingredients and serve it inside a medieval rocket-ship arena?
Described as a literary festival, but with the feel of a garden party. Attracts mix of celebs, art lovers, foodies, party animals and book worms.
A magnificent medieval joust where fighting knights do battle in a live action show. Revel in the drama of clashing knights on horseback and cheer on your favourite. Be entertained by the court jester for plenty of laughs too. Let the battle commence!
Enjoy a night of theatre under the stars. Fantastic open air theatre throughout July and August at fabulous open air locations across Cornwall. With the original text respectfully shaken and stirred, Cornwall's finest - Miracle Theatre applies its offbeat and humorous style to this classic Shakespeare play. Click for dates and locations.
Holifair Festival 1st to 3rd August is a family friendly fundraising festival with over 30 live bands, talks, cabaret, barn dance, kids area with loads of great workshops, dance tent, chill out space, walkabout acts, fire-pit, storytelling and more.