St Ives September Festival

8 Sep 2018 to 22 Sep 2018
St Ives September Festival
St Ives September Festival
St Ives September Festival
St Ives September Festival
Venues around the town
Venues around the town
St Ives
TR26 2BS
What’s it all about?

Started in 1978, the festival lasts for fifteen days offering a wide range of music, arts and literature events in locations throughout St Ives, attracting visitors from far and wide.

What happens?

With music, visual arts, poetry, literature, theatre and cinema on offer around St Ives, in Cornwall. 

This year’s Festival will take place over 15 days from Saturday, September 8th , to Saturday, September 22nd.


For further information about the 2018  Festival, which will includes music, theatre, poetry, film, walks, talks and arts events - go to


Ticket prices vary depending upon event.

Ticketed gigs take place at The Guildhall and The Western Hotel which hosts a full programme. There will be music of all types in the Guildhall and the Pubs.

Other attractions

Other attractions include arts workshops and classes, arts exhibitions, talks, walks, theatre, comedy, films, cabaret, street entertainment, poetry, and many other events. As well as Open Studios, where local artists open their workspaces to the public in order to feature their work in art, ceramics, textiles and glass; there will also be an art exhibition in the St Ives School of Painting and ceramic pit firing on Porthmeor Beach.

Did you know?

There are only four Tate Galleries in the world and one of them is right here in St Ives. Opened in 1993 in recognition of the international importance of art in Cornwall and St. Ives in particular, the impressive gallery holds hundreds of works produced by the St. Ives School from the late 1800's through to the 21st century.

To book tickets click here 

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Nearby Beaches