What’s On


2019… January & February 2019 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 closed for refit 

                        Eden Project  'Invisible Worlds Ocean'


        January 20th,  Winter Tree Identification, Lanhydrock House NT

        February,  Valentine's Supper's 9th, 14th & 16th Eden Project 

        February 9th,  Winter Twig Identification, Lanhydrock House NT

        February 13 &16th,  'Rumours' An hilarious Farce by Neil Simon,  St Austell Arts Theatre 

        February half term,  'Passport to the World'  the Eden Project, save 10% admission

        February 16 -24th,  'Love Nature' half term natural immersion at the Lost Gardens of Heligan 



        March 2nd, World Pasty Championships, the Eden Project     

        March 5th, St Piran's Day

        March 15th, Tregrehan Garden Open until 30th May, Wed to Sat; 10:30am 

        March, Spring Garden Walks, Lanhydrock House National Trust

        March 29 -31st, Botanical Illustration Course, Eden Project 


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

         April 6- 7th, Cornwall Garden Society Spring Flower Show,  Wadebridge Show Grounds

         April, Truro Art Culture and Music Festival    

         April 25th, Camborne Trevithick Day


         May 11-18th,  Fowey Festival of Words and Music

         May 19th,   Mt Edgecombe Hospice Charity 12noon -5pm Sunday, with 'St Austell Strummers', cream tea £3 & garden entry £8 to the hospice, Tregrehan Garden

         May 25 – 2nd June, Cornwall Open Studios, over 300 artists open their studios to the public for nine days


June 2nd, Sunday 2019, Tregrehan Garden Rare Plant Fair 10am until 3pm, food and refreshments, special garden open £5

     Sale & exhibition of rare plants by growers of the south-west :

Nicholas Lock Plants, Mevagissey

Mark Fillan – Tuckermarsh Plants, Yelverton

James and Katie Treseder – Treseder Plants, St Austell

Mike Bell – Treraven Plants, Bodmin – bamboos

Paul Bonavia – Exclusive Plants, Constantine

Bleddyn & Sue Wynn-Jones – Crug Farm Nursery, Wales

Geoff Turner – Barracott Plants, Gunnislake – shade loving plants

Kim Parish – Landscapes of Distinction, Newquay

Claire Batten & Jeff Rowe -Penberth Plants, St Buryan

Ben Candlin – Adventurous Plants – aroids

Charles Williams – Burncoose Nurseries, Redruth

Selma Klophaus – Garden Design

Andrew Pearson – Palmtraders, Exeter – palms and other exotics

Tricia & Peter Howard – Hidden Valley, Treesmill

John Sirkett – Mallorn Gardens, Redruth

Chris Osborne – Kelnan Plants, Restios and Proteas

Rob Gudge – Desert to Jungle, Taunton – treeferns

Stephen Mules – Lower Kenneggy Nursery, Rosudgeon – coastal

Charlie Pridham – Roseland House, Truro

Edible Garden Nursery – Chris & Jenny Seagon

Tom Hudson – Tregrehan Garden, Par


        June, the Festival Players at Tregrehan Garden

        June,  Looe festival by the sea

        June 2nd, Tregrehan Rare Plant Fair, Tregrehan Garden  10am      

        June 6-8th,  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, Eden Music Sessions

        June, tbc, Mevagissey Feast Week


        July 2 & 3rd,  Kylie Minogue,  Eden Music Sessions

        July,  Liskeard & District Agricultural Show

        July,  Antiques Fair, Lostwithiel

        July,  Port Eliot Literary Festival, St Germans near Saltash

        July,  Boconnoc Steam Fair,  Boconnoc House nr Lostwithiel 


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

        August,  the Miracle Theatre, Tregrehan Garden

        August 18 -24th 2019,  Royal Fowey Regatta 

        August, The Miracle TheatreTregrehan Garden  

        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


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

                           Lostwithiel Fortnghtly Local Produce Market, Lostwithiel Community Hall..

                           Eden Project Ice Skating Rink,  October to mid February


        October,  Apple Weekend, Trelissick Garden, NT

        October, Falmouth Beer Festival, by train from Par Station

        October 12 & 13th – Tregrehan Hill Climb, Truo & District Motor Club, Tregrehan Parkland

        October, Falmouth Oyster Festival,  by train from Par Station

        October, 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

        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,  Cornwall Macmillan Christmas Fair, the Eden Project

        November,  St Austell Torchlight Carnival 

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

        November, Made In Cornwall Christmas Fair, Lemon Quay Truro


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

        December 6 & 7th 2019, Fowey Christmas Market, on the quay, take the day off …

        December 6-9th 2019,  Padstow Christmas Festival, 40 chefs & 110 producers celebrating gastronomy

        December, The Lost Gardens of Heligan Christmas Fair

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

        December,  Heligan By Night, the art of illumination        

        December,  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