Please read more for a selection of events throughout May 2018
St Ives May Day
1st May 2018
The town is filled with parades, music and traditional Cornish dancing – to celebrate the end of winter and the coming of spring, a tradition that stretches back hundreds of years in West Cornwall.
Helston Flora Day
8th May 2018
The origins of this famous celebration dance are more than likely pre-Christian and connected to ancient spring festivals that take place all over Europe. Nowadays the festival’s original purpose of ushering in a prosperous harvest expresses itself in a lively, colourful celebration that involves the whole town. A great family day out.
Open Studios Cornwall
19th to 28th May 2018
Artists and craftspeople all over Cornwall throw open the doors to their studios for a week at the beginning of the summer..
Fal River Festival
25th May to 3rd June 2018
Celebrating life on the River Fal - over 150 events ranging from music and drama, arts and heritage to gig racing, swimming and wildlife walks.