What's on: traditional and cultural
Tradition and culture Cornwall loves to celebrate its rich tradition and culture
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The Montol festival is a six day arts and community festival celebrating the midwinter solstice and Cornish traditions of the past, culminating in the main event, Montol Eve on December 21, when beacons are lit throughout the town.
Celebrates the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD and a rare chance to watch the game of Hurling the Silver Ball, a centuries’ old form of rugby.
An impressive display and celebratory convoy of vintage steam powered vehicles, model exhibitions and fairground rides making it a great day out for the whole family.
The biggest day in Padstow's calendar. It's not unusual for 30,000 people to cram into this little town on the day when Padstonians from all over the world return to their roots.
A celebration of Cornish music and art featuring life size puppets, a drum band and a 28ft giant effigy re-enacting the famous Cornish legend of the giant called Bolster. A great day out for all the family.