Events in Cornwall

Cornish Events in 2017

Insurance Broker Cornwall are proud to be part of the Cornish culture.  Every year in Cornwall there are many events that cater for everyone.  There are hundreds of such events throughout the year in Cornwall, below is a little taste of what Cornwall has to offer:



1st – 17th April

Every year the Eden Project puts on their Great Eden Egg Hunt!.  A must day out for all members of the family.

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The Royal Cornwall Show – Wadebridge

8th – 10th June 2017

This will be the 223rd year that the Royal Cornwall Show has run!  It caters for people of all ages.  Stands from all kinds of local businesses invite you to try their unique products, as well as show that include dogs, birds and even bee’s!


There and many equestrian events and competitions which attract a large crowd each year.


Tunes in the Dunes – Perranporth

30th June – 2nd July 2017

What could be more relaxing than chilling in the golden sand dunes at Perranporth Beach while listening to some of your favourite music.


The Line Up (so far!)




Billy Ocean.  The Levellers.  KT Tunstall.


John Newman

Louisa Johnson


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Electronic Beach Festival – Great Western Beach Newquay

16th – 17th June

Every year this 2 day music event transforms one of Newquay’s Beaches into an event of live music and wide selection of locally produced beers and ciders.

Find out more about the Electric Beach Festival

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Boardmasters Surf & Music Festival – Newquay

9th – 13th August

The World Famous Boardmasters is back.  On Wednesday 9th August and Thursday 10th August you can relax on Fistral Beach, Newquay and take in the sun and sand while listening to the freshest summer acts on the beach Sessions Stage.  In the past acts such as Sunset Sons, DJ Format, Tom CurrenNorman Jay, Deaf Havana, Gentleman’s Dub Club, The 1975, Ben Howard, Xavier Rudd, Newton Faulkner, Zero 7 and The Futureheads have played.

Or perhaps you would rather watch the surfing competition or the skateboard half pipes.

Afterwards head to the main event and watch the following acts:


Two Door Cinema Club.  Andy C.  Slaves.  Patrick Topping.  Roger Sanchez.  TQD (Royal T, DJ Q, Flava D).


Jamiroquai.  Jake Bugg.  Wild Beasts.  Solardo.  Theo Kottis.  Cadenza.  Youngr.


Alt-J.  Becky Hill.  Tom Grennan.

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Looe Music Festival

29th September – 1st October 2017

For 3 days each year Looe’s beach is transformed into an unforgettable music festival.  Starting in 2011 Looe Music Festival has hosted acts such as The Darkness, Reef, Seth Lakeman, Chas & Dave, The Damned, The Stranglers, Levellers, The Skints, Showaddywaddy, Frank Turner, Squeeze, Brand New Heavies, Jools Holland, Johnny Marr and The Proclaimers

2017’s Lineup will include Lulu as well as Jesus & Mary Chain and many more.

More information on Looe Music Festival.


St. Ives September Festival

9th – 23rd September

More than 300 events take place during the St Ives September Festival including amazing music, walks, workshops, exhibitions, comedy, poetry, plays, theatre and talks.

Find more information on St Ives September Festival.


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