Whats On Cornwall

How Seek South West helps you find what’s on in Cornwall

Seek South West is not just another tourism site, we are focused on making sure we are the number one resource for tourism in Cornwall. As such, we spare no expense in making sure you find what’s on in Cornwall. Seek South West has a team of diligent analysts who carefully sift through innumerable surveys and tons of web content. To obtain a compelling list of top events, we embark on a second round of sorting and sifting till we are left with choice picks. Next, we get out there and do some real digging. Based on our final list, our meticulous inquirers get inside every event and physically check that they live up to expectation.

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John Armstrong: Dream and Reality exhibition

Happening at Penlee House Gallery & Museum between 16September and 18November 2017, this exhibition has been organised in memory of the diverse pieces of art created by the intriguing John Armstrong. The exhibition features more than 70 of his paintings.

Phone: +44 (0)1736 363625

Address: Penlee House Gallery and Museum, Morrab Road, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 4HE

Merlin Art Auction

Head to the Merlin MS Centre on 5 October 2017 to see the superb collection of contemporary and modern art going up for auction. The pieces have been donated by more than forty international, regional, and local artists, ensuring a fantastic variety for collectors.

Phone: 01726 885530

Address: Merlin MS Centre. Bradbury House, Hewas Water, Cornwall. PL26 7JF

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Oktoberfest Truro

On 7 and 8 October 2017, Truro Lemon Quay will be brimming with good food, great beer, wonderful music, and everything that stands in celebration of Bavarian culture. There will be more than enough German food and lederhosen, so don’t miss the fest for anything.

Phone: 01872 223163

Address: Lemon Quay, Truro

Mountain Beach Fitness Retreat in St Mawes

Between 9 and 12 October 2017, you’ll finally have an opportunity to fast-track your fitness. The enchanting St Mawes and the Roseland awaits you as you train in the breath-taking natural environment.

Phone: 01326 270170

Address: The St Mawes Hotel, Commercial Road, St Maws, Cornwall, TR2 5DN

Walk Scilly

If you would love to see the glorious Isles of Scilly in autumn, you best join Walk Scilly holding between 12 and 16 October 2017. You’ll have expert guides to show you where to go to see the best of the area and you’ll have a swell time touring island farms, spotting birds, roaming rock pools for the sea creatures of Scilly, and playing bat detective.

Phone: 01720 424036

Address: St Mary’s, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0HE

Skull-themed coffee

Halloween Masked Ball

With the theme ‘the seven deadly sins’, this year’s Halloween Masked Ball is set to be legendary. You’ll not want to miss one of the greatest Halloween parties in all of Europe for anything, so start planning for your outfit now because 28 October 2017 is locked down for you.

Address: Flambards Theme Park, Clodgey Lane, Helston, TR13 0QA

Fowey Christmas Market

Fowey Christmas Market

What’s not to love about the stunning Christmas market of Fowey? You’ll get to do your early Christmas shopping in a wonderful location, choosing from the finest selections of presents. Plus, you get to enjoy fantastic food, drink, and entertainment from 24 to 26 November 2017.

Phone: 01872 888733

Address: Fowey Christmas Market, Town Quay & Leisure Centre, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1AT

SSW’s Top 3 Tips for attending events in Cornwall

  1. Find suitable accommodation around the area and book ahead.
  2. Arrive a day early and get to know the area if you’re a visitor.
  3. Chat up the local folks and find out how you can make the most of your time.

As a serious tourism site, Seek South West has lofty expectations of any happening in Cornwall we intend to list on our site. Whatever your tastes, you’ll find the perfect event for you in our varied array of options. At Seek South West, we pride ourselves in our ideals of fairness to all, so we try our best to make sure you are presented with balanced information.