What's going on, October 2019

What's going on, October 2019

Find out about the top events and exhibitions for you to enjoy this October:

CAMRA Kernow Falmouth Beer Festival, 3-5 October

Falmouth’s Events Square Waterfront will host the 2019 Falmouth Beer Festival. Featuring over 245 Real Ales, 80 Ciders, 20 Cornish Craft Beers, and 15 Cornish Gins, a mouth-watering selection of street food, with tutored tastings across beer & ciders, and a host of local singers, musicians and bands.


Reflect Bude, 4-6 October

A weekend of sound, light, music and art exploring the connection between coastal living and wellbeing. After sundown Bude Sea Pool comes alive with sound and light. From an intimate beach hut folk gig to outdoor artwork. Visitors in the daytime can also take part in Sea Song Walks with Seamus Carey, step inside Martyn Ware (Heaven 17)’s beach hut for What Does The Sea Say?, plus take Time to Sit & Stare on coastal benches decorated by local artists.


North Cornwall Book Festival, St Endellion, 10-13 October  

Set in lovely St Endellion, close to Port Isaac. Authors and events featured in 2019 will include legendary storyteller and author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo, the voice of Everything But the Girl, Tracey Thorn, Deborah Moggach, Zaffar Kunial, Damien Lewis, John Boyne, Raynor Winn and Philip Reeve amongst others.


Fal Oyster Festival, Falmouth, 10-13 October

Almost as unique as the fishing tradition it celebrates, this festival embraces the wonderful community spirit and receives generous backing from a variety of Cornwall’s businesses and individuals. Central to the festival are the cookery demonstrations provided by leading chefs, supported by their respective hotels and restaurants from across Cornwall, who enthusiastically share their culinary skills and cooking tips. Seafood experts Annie Sibert, My Fish Kitchen and Matt Slater of Cornwall Wildlife Trust will share their passion for all things fishy, demonstrating filleting and cooking fish and highlighting the great variety of local seafood.


Halloweden, St Austell, 19 October-3 November 

Celebrate all that goes bump in the night as Eden invite you into a beautiful and mysterious world full of magical beasts and mythical creatures.  Come face to face with some very unusual animals, and learn more about them from our specially trained handlers, including the opportunity to ask questions and care for the animals. You will also be able to get your hands-on and make marvellous potions using the finest botanicals and some extra special secret ingredients.


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Lowender Peran Festival, Newquay - 30 October-3 November

A celebration of all things Celtic with over 300 performers exploring the distinctive heritage of Cornwall through traditional music, dance, songs, storytelling and the links to Brittany, Wales, Ireland, the Isle of Man and Scotland. A fun, family friendly event, the weekend consists of Ceilidhs, Family Activities, Workshops, Music Sessions, Sing-a-Longs, Craft Fayre, Storytelling, Poetry, Cornish Wrestling, Gin Tasting and much more!


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