What’s On This Weekend: Fri 27 – Sun 29 Apr
FRI 27 - SUN 29 APR
Hooray for the weekend! Let’s plan some fun with my Muddy guide to the hippest happenings in the duchy.
Roseland Festival, various locations, Sat 21 Apr- Sat 5 May
The Roseland Festival is full of entertainment and talks for everyone. There will be a performance from concert pianist Shelagh Sutherland, wine tasting with Louise Fitzpatrick, St Austell Brewery’s newly appointed wine buyer, and a talk by Christopher Riddle on the popular Royal Cornish Show. Check the schedule to purchase tickets as entertainment and talks are held on different days and in different locations.
Greek Fire and Feast Night, Bedruthan, Newquay, Fri 27 Apr
It is time to devour another delicious feast at Bedruthan, and this time it is Greek food that is on offer: think local mussels, Cornish lamb curry, fresh seafood. Feast with many like minded people, whilst sitting around an open fire, toasting marshmallows on the flames.
Knightor Feasts, Knightor Winery, Trethurgy, Fri 27 April
This month’s final foodie fiesta at Knightor Winery is a feast of spring favourites, celebrating the new season’s produce from around the county including crab, lamb, asparagus and rhubarb. £25 for 3 courses and welcome cocktail / £38 with pre-dinner winemakers tour at 5pm.
Trevithick Day, Camborne, Sat 28 April
Trevithick day is part of Cornwall’s rich heritage and is day that the whole family will enjoy. The day celebrates Camborne town’s renowned industrial history. Join the town in their festivities admiring the magnificent steam engines, based on the life of local engineer Richard Trevithick who invented steam engines for the local and international mining industry. There will be dancing in the streets, a variety of music, an abundance of stalls and a fairground to entertain you throughout the day.
Comedy Cupboard, Old Bakery Studios, Sat 28 April
Need a belly laugh? Spend an evening at Old Bakery Studio’s Comedy Cupboard with resident host MC Claire Rowley and comedians extraordinaire Matt Price and Luke Honnoraty. Expect cabaret seating, live music and a well stocked bar.
Legend of the Bay 2018, Watergate Bay, Sat 28 – Sun 29 Apr
Do you love water sports or prefer to relax on the beach and watch? Then this is the event for the whole family at Watergate Bay. From surfing to kite surfing, this event will have you mesmerised by the competitors skills and may even inspire.
Vintage Jazz and Gin in the Park, Mount Edgcumbe, Cremyll, Sat 28- Sun 29 Apr
Vintage shopping, drinking gin and listening to Jazz, sounds like the perfect weekend. Rummage through an array of vintage exhibitors whilst toe tapping to live jazz music. There is also access to the Edgcumbe house and you can explore the Earls garden.
Roots Reggae Roast, Mount Pleasant Eco Park, Porthtowan, Sun 29 Apr
There will be three opportunities to enjoy a Roots Reggae Roast in association with Keep Cornwall Fed at Mount Pleasant Eco Park this month. Enjoy a delicious vegan/veggie roast, local ales and cider from the Eco Park Barn, while you listen to tropical tunes that will transport you from the rolling fields of Cornwall to the Jamaican coast. 3 delicious main course choices will be served (one will always be Vegan) alongside seasonal veg, roasties, Yorkshire pud and your choice of Rich Veg or our Special Jerk Gravy. Adults portion £10 / Kids portion £5.50 . For every meal sold, Keep Cornwall Fed will donate a healthy hot meal to someone living in food poverty.
Orchard Spring Fayre, Newquay Orchard, Newquay, Sun 29 April
A celebration of all things Spring! Browse the farmer’s market and the mixture of craft stalls and games whilst listening to live music. Join in on a foraging walk with Emma Gunn, from Never Mind the Burdocks, starting in Newquay and ending at the Orchard.
Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita, Hall For Cornwall, Truro, Sun 29 April
This critically acclaimed and multi award-winning collaboration between two adventurous virtuoso musicians – Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita – delivers a stunning exhibition of world-class musicianship. Drawing deep on their own diverse traditions and transforming them with remarkable synergy, Catrin and Seckou have built a formidable reputation for extraordinary performances.