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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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Shuck it to me!

Welcome to the Falmouth Oyster Festival 2013! From today until Sunday 13th October Falmouth’s Events Square is completely covered by a giant white marquee and stuffed with stalls, an Oyster Bar, beer, craft stalls and a rather...

Boscastle Festival 2013

The weekend long Boscastle Festival kicking off Saturday 5th – Sunday 6th October is the start of Autumn goodness (Falmouth Oyster Festival is the week after), after all with the cold weather coming now is the time to gluttonously...

Extreme Gardening at the Eden Project

If you’ve ever visited the Eden project and felt that naughty schoolchild pull to get in amongst the trees and touch things, (it can’t just be me, surely,) now is your chance. ...

Sea, Salts & Ale Festival

Every other year, Mousehole is the host of Sea, Salts & Sail, a festival which promotes the maritime heritage of the village by reviving old traditions and by witnessing the impressive sight of a fleet of traditional luggers sailing...

Salt Festival 2013

A festival of dance: oh my! The inaugural festival is set to showcase local, national and super fantastic diverse dance to the Cornish crew. From dancers in a bubble at Bedruthan through to a late night ball in a hangar amongst...

Sea Level Tour

Hitting up Fistral beach on 20th July the Sea Level Tour are bringing a super surfer vibe. Taking a crew of soulful singer/songwriters and rock ‘n’ roll surfers with their laidback attitude and beachside tunes to the coastal town. ...

Fowey Mussel Festival: Rocking the south coast

How do you like your moules? Mariniere, Thai, smoked? I think I might like my moules dressed for a festival....

Crafty Cardinham: Pop Up Craft Fair

The rustic-chic yurt tucked away in Cardinham Woods has seen many a pop up hosted within its canvas walls. The latest on the retro-bunting grapevine is the first to be held there; perfect rainy day fodder. That’s right: A craft...

Tristan & Yseult: Kneehigh's Love Letters

Perhaps the best of what Kneehigh Theatre do is captured in their performance of Tristan & Yseult. It is a story of love and longing, forbidden desires and broken hearts, and the agony of choosing one person over another. It brings the...

Lusty Glaze: Summer Sessions 2013

The summer sessions at Lusty Glaze Beach are choc-full of fantastic music, food and the most amazing atmosphere. Dancing barefoot on the sand to the sounds of indie folk (and the fisherman’s Friends namely in 2012) is a superb...

Da Boes: Pop Up Food

Da Boes: Cornish for good food. Popping up all over the South West the boys are creating something seriously special. With a focus on slow food and showcasing the best local talent they source their ingredients from within 50 miles of...

Sam's on the Road: A pop up summer

Off the back of such a super successful summer evening pop up at St Agnes which yielded not only plate after plate of sumptuous food, but the most beautiful sunset over the sea, Sams are doing their stuff once more. Just a little bit...

Winestock On The Beach 2013

A festival of fabulous wines and locally sourced food in fantastic locations, this is the latest addition to the Winestock series of events. The brainchild of Devon-based Master of Wine, Liam Steevenson, Winestock Festivals have been a...

Rogue Theatre's Wild Woodland Summer Ball

From Cornwall’s highly visual Rogue Theatre – their King Arthur and Winter Wood was the Guardian Newspaper’s Top 10 Christmas Walks - comes this new woodland theatrical festival. Join them to be transported to another realm,...

Ruth Huxley's Top Tips for Locally Sourced Food

If you’re a fresh produce lover, you’ll survive well without the supermarkets. There’s every chance you’ll discover fresher, tastier and more interesting ingredients using a local box scheme, a farmers’ market, a local deli or...

Phill Jupitus in St Ives Saturday 4th May

"You're Probably Wondering Why I've Asked You...

Fowey Festival of Words & Music

Not just one but two fantastic international festivals are happening in Fowey this May 2013. Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival, followed by Fowey Festival of Words and Music (formally the Daphne Du M fest). Flex your...

The Last Telltales

After nearly five years of motivating, inspiring and showcasing great writing in Cornwall and beyond, Telltales is holding its last bi-monthly reading night on 30 April at Dolly’s Tea Room and Wine Bar,...

The Early Bird catches the Rock Oyster worm…

Rock Oyster Festival 2013 is taking a rather fab shape. No summer calendar is really complete without tickets to the festival and now is the time to get excited and to snap them...

Sam's St Agnes Pop-Up

We are very excited at GCG HQ that Sam’s are taking their foodie show on the road. We’ve got a head’s up about the first pop up in St Agnes…...