Literature in Rame Peninsula

Port Eliot Festival

Held on the sweeping grounds of Port Eliot estate, this arts festival encompasses literature, visual art and music.
Literature in Fowey

Fowey Festival

A week-long celebration of art and literature brings big-name speakers from the cultural world to the town. It's run by the du Maurier Festival Society, so there are usually a few events exploring the author's work.
Food & Drink in Truro

Great Cornish Food Festival

This major foodie celebration attracts some of the county's leading food businesses to a covered awning on Lemon Quay. Chefs' demos and freebie tastings are the highlight.
Food & Drink in Falmouth

Falmouth Oyster Festival

Feast on fresh oysters, mussels and other crustaceans during this festival, which also hosts cookery classes and culinary demos.
Festival in Truro

City of Lights

Giant withy (wicker) lanterns are carried through the city centre during this street parade.
Music in Falmouth

Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival

Hearty sailors' songs – accompanied by even heartier displays of drinking – provide the musical backdrop for this lively harbour festival.
Sailing in Falmouth

Falmouth Week

This busy festival includes Cornwall's largest sailing regatta and several nights of live music.