West Cornwall and the Land’s End area have a richly diverse calendar of traditional celebrations, special festivals and events. Why not time your visit to coincide with one of them?

29 April Camborne Trevithick Day
1 May St Ives May Day; a celebration of spring and ancient customs
6 May Helston Flora Day
1 April – 1 Oct Minack Theatre summer season; this spectacular open-air theatre on the cliffs is an opportunity not to be missed. We are happy to provide a picnic supper to add to your enjoyment of the evening.
16 June – 1 Sept Penlee Park Open Air Theatre: a theatre in the park in the heart of Penzance – offering a mix of concerts, theatre and, on 29 July – “Gin and Jazz in the Park”
23 June (tbc) Midsummers Eve Bonfire, Chapel Carn Brea (5 mins from Bosavern House) – organized by the Old Cornwall Society.
16 – 25 June Golowan Festival, Penzance.
1 – 15 July Lafrowda Festival in St Just.
1 August Morvah Pasty Day – a fun day with stalls, live local band… and, of course, pasties!
August Cape Cornwall Arts and Crafts Exhibition a large exhibition of local crafts and paintings.
18 – 20 August Cornish Steam & Country Fair, Stithians Showground.
28 August Newlyn Fish Festival
29 & 30 Oct (tbc) St Just Feast.
16 Dec – 6 Jan Mousehole Christmas Lights
21 December (tbc) Montol Festival, Penzance.