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What's on Cornwall - 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. Black Prince Flower Boat Procession,Millbrook, Kingsand & Cawsand, Cornwall

    The Black Prince Flower Boat May Day Procession

    Torpoint 04 May

    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.   

  2. Helston Flora Day, Cornwall, c BBC Radio Cornwall

    Helston Flora Day

    Helston 08 May

    The famous Flora Day celebration is believed to be pre-Christian and at one time during the Victorian era was banned as being "a drunken revelry." Dancing begins at 7am. A great family day out.

  3. St Ives Literature Festival, Cornwall

    St Ives Literature Festival

    St Ives 09 May – 16 May

    Eight days of literature in St. Ives featuring book launches, poetry and prose readings, live music, comedy acts, and creative writing workshops.

  4. Port Eliot Dog Festival, St Germans, Saltash, Cornwall

    Port Eliot Dog Festival

    Saltash 09 May

    Port Eliot Dog Festival and Whippet Tea Party. For humans there will be an array of stalls, cream teas and other refreshments, a treasure hunt and other activities for kids.

  5. ThunderCat Racing, Watergate Bay, Cornwal, image c Caragh O'Donnell

    ThunderCat Racing National Championships

    Newquay 09 May – 10 May

    The series of National ThunderCat Powerboat Racing returns to Watergate Bay when the fastest surf powerboat catamarans will race across the shoreline in circuit races, fighting the incoming surf.



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