What's on

What's on The comprehensive and up-to-date guide

Welcome to our essential and up-to-date guide to what's on in Cornwall including fun events for children, surf festivals, live music, agricultural shows, arts festivals and quirky local events. Our listings provide a comprehensive guide to all events and festivals with ideas to suit all ages, interests and budgets. 

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  1. World Pilot Gig Championships, Isles of Scilly

    World Pilot Gig Championships - Scilly

    St Mary's 02/05/14 – 05/05/14

    Scilly hosts the World Pilot Gig Championships where crews compete for the title of World Champions. A colourful, energetic and very friendly event.

  2. Saltash May Fair | Cornwall

    Saltash May Fair

    Saltash 03/05/14 – 04/05/14

    Saltash May Fair is an annual event put on for the people of Saltash with the aim of celebrating the community, businesses and organisations of the town.

  3. Surfing Competitions Cornwall | English National | Watergate Bay | Newquay| Photographer: Caragh O'Donnell

    English National Surfing Championships

    Newquay 03/05/14 – 05/05/14

    Following its 40th anniversary last year, the English National Surfing Championships, one of the UKs longest running competitions, will see the next generation of young surfers battle to knock established competitors off the top spot over three divisions.

  4. St Ives May Day, image Colin Sanger

    St Ives May Day

    St Ives 05/05/14

    Celebrating the end of winter and the coming of spring, a tradition that stretches back hundreds of years in West Cornwall. The town is filled with parades, traditional Cornish dancing and music to entertain all the family.

  5. Black Prince Flower Boat Procession | Cornwall

    The Black Prince Flower Boat May Day Procession

    Torpoint 05/05/14

    The revived tradition of the Black Prince Flower Boat Procession in South East Cornwall celebrates a landmark anniversary when it takes place on May day each year



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Polo on the Beach at Watergate Bay, Cornwall

Polo on the Beach

Two days of packed entertainment - Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach at Watergate Bay on 5 & 6 July.