Do you love attending exotic festivals and experiencing the lively air of sociocultural oneness they portray? Get ready to experience a broad variety of striking festivals happening in Cornwall at one time of the year or another.
Give Seek South West a call if you want to learn the date of the next festival and what it commemorates. It’s worth noting that tourism in Cornwall spikes during festive periods, making it essential that you make travel arrangements like your accommodation booking, transportation within Cornwall, and dining reservations early.
There are dozens of beautiful and unique festivals to enjoy in Devon and we’ve listed here a few of the most favourites.
The Exeter Festival of South is holds yearly from April 28 to May 1 week sat Devon’s most stunning location, the Exeter Castle and Northernhay Gardens. Take a weekend break and enjoy the mouthwatering dishes and wine, coupled with excellent entertainment at this award-winning festival. The daytime festival continues until about 5 and 6pm; and if you love late night and live music, you can stay on for the ‘after dark’ festival that kicks off soon after.
The Lord Mayor’s festival is one of the most anticipated Devon carnivals in the spring with different and interesting themes for each year. The theme this year is the Sir Francis Chichester theme; and revelers have a chance to welcome the mayor to their new role. There are lots to see in the programme-packed event, including parades, and colourful street entertainment; in addition to more celebrations along Plymouth’s waterfront. The festival takes place between May 27 and28.
The dainty town buzzes with creativity as it hosts the Contemporary Craft Festival in June with display of some of the finest design works in the UK. There will be lots of great food and live music at the carnival, plus demonstrations, workshops and child-friendly fun for all the whole family to enjoy.
The Dartmouth Music Festival holds from May 12 to 14 and is now in its 20th year. The annual 3 day songs festival has over 100 performances that span almost all music genres in the town in different locations from bars to churches. The show is free.
Dartmouth also holds a food festival in from October 20 to 22 with plenty of food and drink to enjoy. There are extra fun activities like the chef demonstrations, drink seminars, competitions, a pop-up restaurant, and a make-up master class with Ariane Poole. Entry is also free.
Devon is home to dozens of festivals showcasing the town’s unique culture, beautiful environment and innovative industries. Guests and visitors will have lots of food, drinks, music and local crafts to enjoy. Festival dates are usually held the same periods every year, but exact dates might change. Make sure to note them, so you don’t miss out on any of the fun.
At Seek South West, we can attend to the arrangements for you. Contact us today.