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What’s Hot This Month

What’s on, when it is, where it is in Cornwall and why you should go. Our What’s Hot guide is the list of the coolest happenings in Cornwall. Festivals, food markets, theatre, music and some seriously seasonal activities.

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Lusty Glaze Beach Sundowner Sessions 2014

Newquay sees its fair share of live music events held over the summer months, but none quite as special as these. The secluded sandy haven that is Lusty Glaze Beach will once again provide the backdrop for some seriously unforgettable...

Leopallooza 2014

Getting bigger and better with age, it’s described as “the greatest house party in a field” - except there's no need to worry about red wine on the cream carpet, destruction of your parent's vase as per the traditional house...

Home Brewing Course - The Brew House

GCG will be joining head barista Will at Origin Coffee’s ‘The Brew House’ on the harbour front in Porthleven for a home brewing masterclass. That’s right, as a dedicated coffee lover I am about to immerse myself into the science...

Sam's on the Road - Cornish Orchards

Thursday 1st May – 6pm – be there or be square quite...

Smuggler's Pie & Ale Festival 2014

The Smuggler’s Den Inn in Cubert, is hosting its 15th annual Pie & Ale Festival from Friday 2nd – Monday 5th May. The weekend long festivities is a veritable feast of homemade Cornish fodder combined with over 70 fine ales for...

Choc choc chocca - Easter at the Museum

Cornwall’s museums are choc-choc- chocca with treasures to explore, stories to enjoy and a host of family friendly activities waiting to be discovered this Easter....

Porthleven Food & Music Festival 2014

Porthleven is a proper little foodie haven and their annual Food & Music Fest is a coveted affair, and certainly one not to miss. This year’s Porthleven Food and Music Festival is taking place on Saturday 26th April around the...

Champagne Afternoon Tea: The Scarlet Hotel

When you’re a daughter (or a son for that matter) Mother’s Day appears on the horizon as a day to celebrate your mum, spoil her a little bit and of course, be on your best behaviour. When I spotted that The Scarlet Hotel was...

Fal Oyster Gathering 2014

Celebrate the 5th Fal Oyster Gathering with a weekend of Cornish Fish & Ships on Friday 28th – 30th March 2014. The three days of festivities are held on the last weekend of the wild native Fal oyster season with local foodie...

Fifteen's Spring Farmers Market 2014

Celebrate the start of spring on Saturday 15th March as Fifteen Cornwall open up their gazebo doors for their Spring Farmers’ Market in the Extreme Academy Car Park at Watergate Bay. Doors open bright and early at 9.30am when, armed...

Sicilian Season: Fifteen Cornwall

Celebrate the sumptuousness of Sicily and the coming of Spring at Fifteen Cornwall from 24 February to 28 March 2014 with a bellissima three course lunch....

Save the date: Beer & Mussel Festival 2014

There is undoubtedly not much to rival the combo that is beer and mussels. Especially locally sourced mussels prepared by Rick Stein. The time has come to get excited about this year’s Beer and Mussel Festival at the Cornish...

Padstow Christmas Festival 2013

An extra long-weekend of festive celebrations in Padstow kicks off on Thursday 5th December wrapping up on Sunday 8th December. The unique festival packs a plethora of yuletide market stalls along the harbour front and is the perfect...

An Enchanted Eden

The Eden Project is a pretty magical place at the best of times – but this winter they are going all out with some fantastic family activities that the Little GCGers (and the big ones) with totally...

Thanksgiving Feast: The Beach Hut

Set perhaps in one of the most gorgeous north coastal locations foodie nights at The Beach Hut, Watergate Bay are pretty atmospheric , especially when accompanied by delicious fodder, making for a winning winter combo....

Celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau Day at The Beach Hut

Beaujolais is back in vogue – and then some. The Beach Hut has joined the race for the long awaited Beaujolais nouveau vintage which is about to hit their north coastal shore; celebrating Beaujolais nouveau Day on Thursday 21st...

Picnic Cornwall's Winter Warmers

What better way to spend a crisp winter day than with a brisk, cheeky glowing, walk followed by a picnic of epic proportions? GCG turned to the experts in the art of picnicking to discover Picnic Cornwall’s favourite walk and fodder...

Forage ‘n’ Feast at Porthminster Beach this autumn

You may have had your appetite truly whetted last spring when Porthminster Beach Café launched a creative culinary collaboration with ecologist and forager Caroline Davey of Fat Hen. Such was the success of the seasonal searching that...

Where the wild things are: Saffron, Truro

Saffron are dishing up a feast of all things wild at a super special tasting event in Truro. Don your winter warmers and head out into the autumn chill for some dark and delicious...

Fifteen Cornwall's Autumn Farmers' Market

Head down to Watergate Bay on Saturday 19th October for the annual Fifteen Farmer’s Market – choc full of fabulous seasonal...