What’s On

2020… January & February 2020 include….

  National Trust (NT) Cycle Trails, Lanhydrock
  Ice Skating at the Eden Project until 23rd Feb
  Lostwithiel Local Produce Market 4th Sat
       & Antiques and Collector’s Mkt 2nd Sun
  Eden Project Radical Botany Exhibition

Feb 15-23rd, Cornwall half term
Feb 15th, Brilliant Birds Half term trail, Lanhydrock Hse NT
Feb 15-23rd, Colour Uncovered, Eden Project
Feb 29th, World Pasty Championships, Eden Project

Mar 5th, St Piran’s Day
Mar 7-14th, Fowey Food Week, eat around the world
Mar 14-15th, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eden project
Mar 15th, Tregrehan Garden Open Wed-Sat
Mar, Spring Garden Walks

*Coronovirus update ~ all events to the end of May so far are cancelled!  Some gardens are open, coastal and inland paths open, cycle ways open, sea open, moors open    

Apr, Easter Egg Hunts at Lanhydrock House NT, the Lost Gardens of Heligan & the Eden Project…*
Apr 4-5th, Cornwall Garden Soc Spring Flower Show,  Wadebridge*
Apr,  Truro Art Culture and Music Festival*
Apr,  Roseland Arts Festival*
Apr 25th, Camborne Trevithick Day

May 8-16th, Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature*
May 15-17th, Introduction to Botanical Painting, Eden Project*
May 17th, Mt Edgecombe Hospice Charity 12-5pm Sun,  Tregrehan Garden
May 17th, Lostfest , Lostwithiel*
May 23-31st, Cornwall Open Studios, 300+artists

May 31st, Sunday 2020, Tregrehan Garden Rare Plant Fair 10am until 3pm, food and refreshments, special garden open £5   TBA re Coro

     Sale & exhibition of rare plants by growers of the south-west. 2019 exhibitors included: 

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


Jun 4-6th,  Royal Cornwall Show, Wadebridge*
Jun 20- 21st, Tregrehan Hill Climb,  Truro & District Motor Club,  Tregrehan Parkland
Jun 16-19th Jul, Eden Sessions: My Chemical Romance, Lionel Richie…
Jun 28-4th Jul, Mevagissey Feast Week

Jul 3-7th, Bodmin Riding & Heritage Weekend
Jul to 19th, Eden Sessions: The Script, Dianna Ross
Jul, Antiques Fair, Lostwithiel
Jul 24-26th,  Boconnoc Steam Fair,  Boconnoc House nr Lostwithiel

Aug 1-7th, Charlestown Regatta Week
Aug,  Beach Festivals at Watergate Bay-White Stuff Surf Relief Day…
Aug 14th & 15th, the Miracle Theatre, Tregrehan Garden
Aug 16 -22nd, Royal Fowey Regatta
Aug 23rd, Beer Festival, Golant, August Bank Holiday weekends
Aug 23rd, Polruan Regatta

Lostwithiel Local Produce Market, Community Hall
Hall for Cornwall Autumn Opening following refit

Sep, Truro Food Festival, Lemon Quay Truro
Sep 11-13th, Introduction to Botanical Painting, Eden Project

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

Oct, Falmouth Beer Festival, by train from Par Station
Oct, Apple Weekend, Trelissick Garden, NT
Oct, Lostwithiel Cider Festival, Lostwithiel Community Hall
Oct, Falmouth Oyster Festival,  by train from Par Station
Oct 10-11th, Tregrehan Hill Climb, Truo & District Motor Club, Tregrehan Parkland
Oct, Halloween, Eden Project
Oct, Cathedral City Markets, Lemon Quay Truro
Oct-Nov, ice skating at the Eden Project
Oct-Nov, 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..

Nov, Autumn Plant Sale, the Lost Gardens of Heligan
Nov, Cornwall Film Festival, Falmouth
Nov, Cornwall Macmillan Christmas Fair, the Eden Project
Nov, Cathedral City Markets Christmas Fair, Lemon Quay Truro
Nov, Truro City of Lights Procession & Christmas Lights Switch On
Nov, Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair, Lemon Quay Truro

Lostwithiel Friday Fortnightly Local Produce Market, Community Hall
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

Dec, Christmas Primestock Show Cornwall’s cattle & sheep, farm produce, craft…Lemon Quay Truro
Dec, Fowey Christmas Market, on the quay, take the day off …
Dec, Padstow Christmas Festival, 40 chefs & 110 producers celebrating gastronomy
Dec, The Lost Gardens of Heligan Christmas Fair
Dec, Christmas Pageant, lantern parade,choirs,dress-up;a late night opening in Lostwithiel
Dec, Heligan By Night, the art of illumination
Dec, Winter Gift Fayre, Truro’s Christmas Market

*Coronovirus update ~ all events to end of May so far are cancelled!  Some gardens are open, coastal and inland paths open, cycle ways open, sea open, moors open 

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         https://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