Bonfire and Fireworks Display at Trevone – 5th November 2018

The bonfire and fireworks display at Trevone is held at the village midway between Padstow and Mother Ivey’s bay as the crow flies. It takes place at The Well Parc Hotel, Dobbin Lane, Trevone, PL28 8QN. The event starts at 6.30 on 5th November, when the bonfire is lit, and the fireworks begin at 7.30. All […]

Padstow Christmas Festival 2018 dates: 6th to 9th December

When is Padstow Christmas Festival 2018? Over the last 10 years Padstow Christmas Festival, with its Christmas Market, has grown to become a major attraction for the Cornish town and it now helps generate around £5m for the local economy. Padstow Christmas Festival 2018 will be the 11thevent, from 6th to 9thDecember. In its early days, […]

Padstow Lifeboat Open Weekend features launch of the RNLI lifeboat and search and rescue helicopter

The first ever Padstow Lifeboat Open Weekend was on 11thand 12thAugust 2018. It took place at the amazing Padstow Lifeboat Station which clings to the cliffs at Trevose Head overlooking Mother Ivey’s Bay. The station is a fascinating piece of engineering and architecture, perched high above the sea. The highlight on each day was the […]

Cornish Pasty Week and the World Pasty Championships 2018 at the Eden Project

Britain’s first ever Cornish Pasty Week runs from Sunday 25th February 2018 to Saturday 3rd March. Organised by The Cornish Pasty Association, Cornish Pasty Week will culminate on the Saturday with the 7th World Pasty Championships, held at the Eden Project, Cornwall. World Pasty Championships 2018 In the competition both amateur and professional pasty bakers will […]

Cornwall Folk Festival 2018 dates announced plus Gretchen Peters is playing Cornwall

Folk Guitar with 12 strings

Dates for the Cornwall Folk Festival 2018 have been announced as 23rd to 27th August 2018. The Thursday to August bank holiday Monday event will once again take over the streets and venues in and around Wadebridge. The Cornwall Folk Festival 2018 team are rightly thrilled to have booked songwriter, Gretchen Peters, from Nashville for […]

Padstow Obby Oss May Day festival, 1st May 2018

Crowds enjoying the Padstow Obby Oss May Day festival

The Padstow Obby Oss festival is a folk custom unique to Padstow and now one of Britain’s most famous folk customs, attracting many visitors.  It is Padstow’s most famous and popular event with as many as 30,000 people visiting the town for the day. Watching the processions and festivities is free and of course the […]