The quintessentially Cornish Pasty and Mining Festival takes place in September at Redruth’s UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s also a great month to hit the road to find local festivals in some of Cornwall’s prettiest towns including St Ives and Newquay.
Three days of festivities, sea shanties, a huge selection of world class bands and musicians, dancing and fun for all the family including free tractor rides, cider sampling, delicious grub and loads of activities all on the beautiful working cyder farm that is Healey’s, where the famous Rattler is created.
Showcasing the picturesque Newquay Harbour, the festival attracts visitors who can sample delicious fish dishes, watch local chefs rustle up amazing food and enjoy great entertainment. In addition to the purely ‘fish’ related elements, the festival has a number of stands promoting Cornish produce and crafts, together with a range of entertainment.
The 15-day Festival starts on the second Saturday of September each year. The festival is one of the UKs leading cultural festivals covering music, art and poetry events, exhibitions, galleries, guided walks and open artist studios.
A celebration of Cornish food and drink with pop up events throughout the city of Truro. The event includes chef’s demonstrations, a local produce market, street food stalls and workshops.
& Cider Festival
A small charity Ale and cider festival featuring local bands, real ales and local cider