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Win a 7 night family holiday with Hendra Holiday Park, Newquay

Enjoy a stay in Newquay for 2-8 family members to be taken anytime between Easter and October 2016. 

Win a contemporary beach holiday at Watergate Bay Hotel

This is your chance to win a two night stay at the Watergate Bay Hotel,  a free surf lesson with the Extreme Academy, a delicious three course lunch for two at Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Restaurant and a huge £,1000 worth of Finisterre clothing.

Win a Cornish cottage holiday worth £1,000

This is your chance to win £1,000 towards a fantastic Cornish holiday with Cornish Traditional Cottages to use in a property of your choice. 

What's on

The Big Produce Market, Truro, Cornwall

The Big Produce Market 28/08/15 – 30/08/15

The Big Produce Marktet takes place on Truro's Lemon Quay with 50 of Cornwall's most exciting food producers and street food stalls along with cooking demos from some of the County’s top chefs.

Lusty Glaze Beach , Annual Tag Rugby Tournament, What's On, North Cornwall

Lusty Glaze Beach Annual Beach Tag Rugby Tournament 28/08/15 – 30/08/15

Lusty Glaze Beach Annual Beach Tag Rugby Tournament – Friday 28th, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th August

The Colour Festival 28/08/15 – 30/08/15

For music, dance and film lovers a colourful festival camping experience new to Newquay for 2015.

Morval Vintage Steam Rally, Looe, Cornwall

Morval Vintage Steam Rally 29/08/15 – 31/08/15

A working vintage steam rally with vintage tractors, cars, motorbikes, military vehicles, commercials and stationary engines, trade stands, craft tent, hot food, bar and children's entertainment. An enjoyable day out for adults and children alike.

Portscatho Regatta, Cornwall

Portscatho Regatta 29/08/15

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 and drink.

Cornwall Pride, Truro

Cornwall Pride 29/08/15

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.

Drawn to the Valley, Tamar Valley, Callington, Calstock, Saltash, Cornwall

Drawn to the Valley - Artists of the Tamar Valley 29/08/15 – 06/09/15

An essential part of the Tamar Valley creative calendar, with events held across the Tamar Valley region. Drawn to the Valley is a group of over 150 local artistsincluding painters, sculptors, calligraphers, jewellers and textile artists.

GeekFest, What's On, West Cornwall, August Bank Holiday 2015

GeekFest 29/08/15 – 31/08/15

A whole weekend for activities for anyone who is a geek and love TV, Movies, gaming, comics and cosplay.

Cornish Country Fair, What's on in Cornwall, Agriculture, Community, Family

Cornish Country Fair 30/08/15

A fun filled family day out with country events plus food, crafts and marquee with local produce and trade stands.

Newlyn Fish Festival 31/08/15

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. 

Grand Bard Gorsedh Kernow

Gorsedh Kernow 01/09/15 – 06/09/15

The Esedhvos Festival is held every year at a different location in Cornwall to celebrate Cornish literature, art, music, dance and sport; to link Cornwall with other Celtic countries. In 2015 celebrations will take place in St Austell.

Bude Jazz Festival, Cornwall

Bude Jazz 2015 01/09/15 – 04/09/15

Bude has been involved in staging jazz festivals for 25 years and is renowned world-wide for its support for the music.

Newquay County Pilot Gig Rowing Championships Ladies, Cornwall

Newquay Ladies' Open County Pilot Gig Championships 05/09/15 – 06/09/15

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Newquay's Ladies' County Gig Championships are hugely competitve and signal the end of Cornwall's Gig rowing season.

World Bellyboarding Championships, St Agnes, Cornwall - Photo courtesy of National Trust

World Bellyboard Championships 06/09/15

Fantastic fun celebration of all things connected with the art of riding traditional wooden boards. No wetsuits, only bathing costumes allowed, which means glorious fancy dress.

Heritage Open Days, Cornwall

Heritage Open Days 10/09/15 – 13/09/15

Celebrates England's fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to properties that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission. A once-a-year-chance.

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