What’s On



 January & February 2018 include….

                        NT Cycle Trails, Lanhydrock Garden near Bodmin          

                        Ice Skating at the Eden Project until mid February

                        Lostwithiel Fortnightly Local Produce Market, Friday fortnightly, Lostwithiel Community Hall

                        Lostwithiel Antiques & Collector's Market, Friday fortnightly, Lostwithiel Community Hall​ 

                        Hall for Cornwall 

                        Eden Project 


        February, Valentine's Supper's,  Lanhydrock House NT 

        February,  St Austell Arts Theatre 

        February, 'StoryFest'  the Eden Project

        February,  Winter Tree Identification, Lanhydrock House NT


        March 5th, St Piran's Day

        March, World Pasty Championships, the Eden Project

        March 15th, Tregrehan Garden Open until 30th May, Wed to Sat; 10:30 – 5:00 pm  adults £7  

        March, Spring Garden Walks, Lanhydrock House National Trust


         April, Easter Egg Hunts at Lanhydrock Houise (NT), the Eden Project… 

         April 7- 8th, Cornwall Garden Society Spring Flower Show, Boconnoc (10m east of Tregrehan)

         April, Truro Art Culture and Music Festival    

         April 25th, Camborne Trevithick Day


         May 11-19th,  Fowey Festival of Words and Music

         May 20th, Mt Edgecombe Hospice Charity afternoon – proceeds to hospice 1pm, Tregrehan Garden

         May 19-28th, Cornwall Open Studios, 329 artists open their studios to the public for nine days


June 3rd 2018, Tregrehan Garden Rare Plant Fair. Sale & exhibition of rare plants by growers of the south-west, admission free, garden £5. Growers 2017 included: Tuckermarsh Gardens, Lower Kenneggy Nursery, Palm Traders, Barracott Plants, Mallorn Gardens, Desert to Jungle, Treraven Plants, Wall Cottage Nursery, Burncoose, Hidden Valley Gardens, Trewidden Nursery, Tretawn, Crug, Tregrehan Garden Nursery


        June 1st, A Winter's Tale, the Festival Players at Tregrehan Garden  7:30pm,  £13.50 adult

        June,  Looe festival by the sea

        June 3rd, Tregrehan Rare Plant Fair, Tregrehan Garden  10am      

        June 7-9th,  Royal Cornwall Show, Wadebridge

        June,  Looe Lugger Festival (a bi-annual festival)

        June,  Herbaceous Borders,  Lanhydrock House NT

        June 22- 23rd, Tregrehan Hill Climb,  Truro & District Motor Club,  Tregrehan Parkland

        June 6th to 7th July, Eden Music Sessions. Gary Barlow, Massive Attack, A Beautiful Day Out, Ben Howard,                             Queen's of the Stone Age, Jack Johnson, Bjork

        June 24-30th, tbc, Mevagissey Feast Week


        July,  Eden Music Sessions

        July,  Liskeard & District Agricultural Show

        July,  Antiques Fair, Lostwithiel

        July,  Port Eliot Literary Festival, St Germans near Saltash

        July 27-29th,  Boconnoc Steam Fair,  Boconnoc House nr Lostwithiel 


        August,  Beach Festivals at Watergate Bay-White Stuff Surf Relief Day…

        August 8th & 9th, The Cherry Orchard, laugh with the Miracle Theatre again at Tregrehan Garden

        August 19 -25th 2018,  Royal Fowey Regatta 

        August, The Miracle TheatreTregrehan Garden   7:30pm   £14 adult, £8 under 16 

        August,  Bude Jazz Festival

        August,  Beer Festival, Golant, August Bank Holiday weekends

        August, Wadebridge Folk Festival

        August,  Polruan Regatta  


                           Lostwithiel Fortnightly Local Produce Market, Lostwithiel Community Hall..


        September, Music Truro, new annual music festival

        September, St Ives  September Festival – film, poetry, jazz, classical, rock….take the train

        September, Cornwall Food & Drink Festival, Lemon Quay Truro

        September  – October, Looe Music Festival

        September 29th -30th – Tregrehan Hill Climb, Truo & District Motor Club, Tregrehan Parkland


                           Farmer's Bi-Weekly Market,  Truro Town Quay Wednesday and Saturday

                           Lostwithiel Fortnghtly Local Produce Market, Lostwithiel Community Hall..

                           Eden Project Ice Skating Rink,  14th October to mid February


        October,  Apple Weekend, Trelissick Garden, NT

        October 4- 6th, Falmouth Beer Festival, by train from Par Station

        October 11-14th, Falmouth Oyster Festival,  by train from Par Station

        October 20th-4th Nov, Halloweden, Eden Project   

        October,  Food, Arts and Crafts Market, Lemon Quay Truro

        October, Cornish Cider Festival, Lostwithiel Community Hall

        October,  Roseland Festival, music, drama, poetry, film, literary events

        October,  Autumn Garden Opening, Tregrehan Garden

        October -November, ice skating at the Eden Project from 14th

        October -November, Spoooky Trail, Lanhydrock Garden


                          Antique Fair, Lostwithiel Community Centre, 2nd Sunday every month…

                          Lostwithiel Antiques & Collectors Market, fornightly Fridays, Lostwithiel Community Hall 

                          Lostwithiel Fortnightly Local Produce Market, Lostwithiel Community Hall..


        November,  Cornwall Film Festival, Falmouth

        November,  Kneehigh,  Hall for Cornwall, Truro

        November 8th,  Cornwall Macmillan Christmas Fair, the Eden Project

        November,  St Austell Torchlight Carnival 

        November,  Truro, City of Lights Procession & Christmas Lights Switch On

        November 28th-2nd Dec, Made In Cornwall Christmas Fair, Lemon Quay Truro

        November 30th-2nd Dec, Fowey Christmas Market, on the quay, take the day off …


                            Lostwithiel Fortnightly Local Produce Market, Lostwithiel Community Hall,  Friday December

                            Truro City Late Night Shopping, Wednesday December  

                            Auction: antique & modern furniture & effects, Jeffrey's Auction Rooms, Lostwithiel

                            Ice- Skating, the Eden Project until the 22nd February


        December 5th, Christmas Primestock Show Cornwall’s cattle & sheep, farm produce, craft…Lemon Quay Truro

        December 6-9th,  Padstow Christmas Festival, with 40 chefs & 110 producers celebrating the UK gastronomy

        December 8-9th, The Lost Gardens of Heligan Christmas Fair

        December 15th,  Christmas Pageant, lantern parade,choirs,dress-up;a late night opening in Lostwithiel

        December,  Heligan By Night, the art of illumination        

        December 12-20th,  Winter Gift Fayre, Truro's Christmas Market, focal point of the festive celebrations

        December,  the Hall for Cornwall, Truro HfC ph: 01872 262466

        December,  the Miracle Theatre Co., Plymouth Pavilion     



See the monthly magazine Cornwall Today and the weekly Guardian for more details

For full details and many more events throughout the year see  www.whatsoncornwall.co.uk         http://www.lostwithiel.org.uk


*Time to Fowey, Lanhydrock Garden, Lostwithiel, Heligan Garden, under 15 minutes by car

*Time to Truro, 30 minutes by car   

*Train Par to Truro 20 minutes, onwards to Penzance, connections to Falmouth & St Ives

*Bus no.525 hourly,  five minutes walking from the cottage –  direct to Par  train station, Fowey, St Austell train station and Heligan Gardens