Here are some of our hand-picked event highlights for Autumn 2023
As autumn’s gentle embrace sweeps over Cornwall, it’s the perfect time to explore the tranquil beauty and warm hospitality of Lewinnick Lodge. Nestled on the rugged cliffs of the Atlantic coast, our lodge becomes an inviting haven for those seeking Cornish charm during the changing seasons.
Join us as we explore what’s on this autumn in Cornwall, inviting you to immerse yourself in the allure of the seasons. From food festivals to Christmas markets, there’s a treasure trove of experiences to be discovered.
Newquay Harbour Festival Saturday 16th Commemorating Newquay harbours a rich legacy and town culture, this lively festival is packed full of captivating cooking demonstrations with local chefs taking to the stage to show off their culinary skills. There is plenty of food on offer to tantalise your taste buds, plus there’s an action-packed literary of live music and entertainment for the young and old.
The Newquay Small Shop Market Saturday 30th Newquay will come alive with a vibrant small shop market that’s not to be missed. Nestled amidst the town’s pedestrianised streets, this charming event showcases the creativity and craftsmanship of local artisans. Stroll through the market stalls and discover a treasure trove of handmade goods and unique gifts.
Falmouth Oyster Festival Thursday 12th – Sunday 15th Indulge in the flavours of the sea at the Falmouth Oyster Festival! Set against the picturesque backdrop of Falmouth’s stunning coastal beauty, the Falmouth Oyster Festival is a true celebration of the ocean’s bounty. Whether you’re a lover of seafood, or fascinated by the rich maritime heritage of Falmouth, the festival offers a delightful mix of live music, arts and crafts and nautical displays.
The Big Autumn Small Shop Market Saturday 27th -Sunday 28th Experience a gathering of over 60 remarkable local creators and curators showcasing contemporary craft and design, home and lifestyle wares, Vintage & Salvage Finds, and a delectable selection of local food and drink, sourced from the award-winning Truro Farmers Market. Additionally, there’s live music during lunchtime and a variety of seasonal content specials, competitions, and workshops to enjoy.
Heligan Night Garden 17th November – 2nd January The Heligan Night Garden is a magical and enchanting experience that transforms the Lost Gardens of Heligan into a captivating night-time wonderland. As darkness falls, the gardens come alive with lights, illuminating the natural beauty of this historic estate. Visitors can wander through illuminated pathways, discover hidden installations, and immerse themselves in the ethereal atmosphere. With storytelling, live music, and enchanting surprises around every corner, the Heligan Night Garden offers a unique and unforgettable nocturnal adventure for all ages.
Padstow Christmas Festival Thursday 7th – 10th December The highly anticipated Padstow Christmas Festival is back for 2023. Discover a winter wonderland filled with delectable food and drink stalls, artisan gifts, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere that captures the essence of Cornwall’s Christmas spirit. Think Festive chef demonstrations, as well as a marquee packed full of arts, crafts and artisan producers. There is also a Lantern parade, a silent disco and a Santa Cycle with Cornwall Hospice Care to get involved in.