What's On

Things To Do In Cornwall: October 2019

 

Are you looking for something to do in Cornwall in October? For half term and Halloween? Then read on to find my list of what’s on and get some ideas of things to do!

 

I will keep adding more events to this list as I find them, so feel free to bookmark the page for this year and for next October, as it will be updated! You can also find events for the rest of the year on the main events page.

 

Events in Cornwall: What's On in Cornwall October - title image with autumn trees

 





ALL MONTH


Free Entry for Children at Trebah Garden

Location: Trebah Garden, Mawnan Smith, Nr Falmouth, TR11 5JZ

Time: All day

Details: Child entry to the garden is FREE throughout the whole of October. During half term they also have special Halloween days. Their trail is available everyday for just £2 including a prize. Adult garden entry tickets are valid for 7 days.

More Info: Trebah Garden Site


THURSDAY 3RD, FRIDAY 4TH & SATURDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2019


Falmouth Beer Festival

Location: Falmouth

Time: See below

Details: Celebrating Brand Cornwall. Marquees on Falmouth’s Events Square Waterfront will host the 2019 Falmouth Beer Festival featuring over 245 Real Ales, 85 Ciders, 20 Cornish Craft Beers, and 15 Cornish Gins, a selection of Street food, with Tutored Tastings across beer & Ciders, and a host of local singers, musicians and bands. Opening times: Thursday 20.00 – 23.00; Friday and Saturday 11.00 – 23.00. Entrance charges: A daily £10 Entry Package or A Weekend £15 Package includes: Festival admission, £4.95 of beer tokens, a festival glass and a festival programme.  There is wheelchair access & disabled facilities. £3 Entrance fee for non-drinkers with soft drinks available for purchase.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


FRIDAY 4TH OCTOBER 2019


Movies By Moonlight at the Minack: Rebecca

Location: Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, Penzance, TR19 6JU

Time: 7pm – 9.30pm

Details: Watch Hitchcock’s Oscar winning classic from the beautiful clifftops of the Minack Theatre. Based on the novel by by Cornwall’s most famous daughter, Daphne Du Maurier. Pack a picnic, and BYOB (bring your own bottle). Tickets: £14

More Info: Facebook Event Page


SATURDAY 5TH OCTOBER 2019


Movies By Moonlight at the Minack: Jaws

Location: Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, Penzance, TR19 6JU

Time: 7pm – 9.30pm

Details: Watch Jaws outside at The Minack Theatre. Pack a picnic, and BYOB (bring your own bottle). Tickets: £14 – 12A Rated.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


Sun and Stars at Carnewas

Location: Meet at Carnewas car park. Grid reference SW 850 690. PL27 7UW

Time: 7.30pm – 11pm

Details: Join the National Trust rangers and Kernow Astronomers for some stargazing at this stunning cliff top location awarded Dark Skies status.

More Info: National Trust 


TUESDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2019


Toddle Tate

Location: Tate St. Ives, Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, TR26 1TG

Time: See More Info link

Details: Play, explore, create and investigate art in these fun sessions for under 5s and their carers. Activities use messy play, movement, stories, music and song to explore the galleries and artworks together.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER 2019


Launceston Carnival

Location: Launceston

Time: 6pm

Details: Launceston Carnival

More Info: Facebook Event Page


SUNDAY 13TH OCTOBER 2019


Crantock Beach Schnauzerfest 2019

Location: Crantock Beach, TR8 5RN

Time: 11am – 2pm

Details: Annual charity fundraising event, which gathers lots of lovely schnauzers and humans together for walks up and down the country! Every penny donated to Schnauzerfest goes to the registered charity, the Diana Brimblecombe Animal Rescue Centre.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


SATURDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2019


Family Time Falmouth

Location: Falmouth School, Trescobeas Road, Falmouth, TR11 4LH

Time: 10am – 12pm

Details: Free family event in the school hall. Bouncy castle, soft play and ball pit, family games, creative crafts and cakes – all with tea, coffee and other refreshments.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


Doll’s House Fair Autumn 2019

Location: Probus Village Hall, Amelia Close, Probus, TR2 4TS

Time: 10.30am – 3.30pm

Details: Dolls house fair.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


SATURDAY 19TH & SUNDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2019


Cornwall’s Ultimate Wedding Event

Location: Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, PL27 7JE

Time: 11am – 4pm

Details: Around 140 essential wedding suppliers, gin, cocktail and prosecco bars, a comprehensive selection of catering and on hand expertise.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


SATURDAY 19TH – FRIDAY 25TH OCTOBER 2019


Spooktacular October Half Term Land’s End

Location: Land’s End

Time: 10am – 3pm

Details: Ghoulish goings-on and spooky shenanigans at the westernmost point of Cornwall. Visit the creepy cavern and enjoy more Halloween fun for all ages.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


SATURDAY 19TH OCTOBER – SUNDAY 3RD NOVEMBER 2019


Torchlight Trail Tintagel

Location: Tintagel Old Post Office National Trust, Fore Street, Tintagel, PL34 0DB

Time: During opening hours

Details: This Halloween half-term, for a treat of tricks, using a UV torch, uncover spooky symbols hidden in the dark places of the house and solve the puzzle to win yourself a bag of goodies. £2.50 per trail plus normal admission.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


HallowEden

Location: Eden Project, Bodelva, St Austell, PL24 2SG

Time: All Day

Details: Halloween fun at the Eden Project, events will be announced on the page below closer to the time.

More Info: Eden Project Event Page


Halloween Owl Prowl Quiz at Paradise Park

Location: Paradise Park, 16 Trelissick Road, Hayle, TR27 4HB

Time: All day

Details: Discover creatures of the night in the ‘Halloween Owl Prowl’ trail this Half Term.

More Info: Paradise Park Event Page


SUNDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2019


Simply in The City The Wedding Show

Location: Truro and Penwith College

Time: 10.30am -3pm

Details: Meet local businesses all ready to assist you with anything you could dream of for your special day. Venues, Cars, Cakes, Bridal wear, Catering, Florists, Hair, Makeup and more. Make-up and Hair demonstrations, talks from Pasties and Petticoats, and the Bridal Studio. A roaming Catwalk and a chance to compete for an amazing prize. See the link below for how to book your ticket.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


A BIG Cornwall Wedding Fayre

Location: Heartlands

Time: 10.30am -3pm

Details: Cafe, music, local wedding suppliers and inspiration. Free entry with goodies and discounts.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


TUESDAY 22ND OCTOBER 2019


Trevithick Tuesday

Location: Boiler Room at East Pool Mine, Pool, near Redruth, TR15 3NP

Time: 11am – 4pm

Details: A family day of science, craft and social history based activities. Learn about giant steam engines. Have a go at making a goose feather fuse, giant bubbles and the ‘Great Egg Drop Challenge’. Step back in time with the new social history activities for this summer. Sew your own Croust Bag on a vintage hand winding sewing machine and make a Rag Rug.

More Info: National Trust 


FRIDAY 25TH OCTOBER 2019


Kids Halloween Party 2019

Location: Probus Comrades Club, St Austell Street, Probus, TR2 4LG

Time: 5pm – 7pm

Details: £2 per child and £1 per hot dog – check the event link below for more up to date info closer to the time.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


Kids Halloween Disco at Paradise Park

Location: Paradise Park, 16 Trelissick Road, Hayle, TR27 4HB

Time: 3pm – 6pm

Details: Fancy dress competition at the popular Halloween Disco returns. Great prizes plus, spooky food and pumpkin soup.

More Info: Paradise Park Event Page


SATURDAY 26TH OCTOBER 2019


Halloween Fancy Dress Disco 2019

Location: The Old Inn & Restaurant, Churchtown, St Breward, PL30 4PP

Time: 8.30pm onwards

Details: Halloween Fancy Dress Disco

More Info: Facebook Event Page


Little Monsters’ Ball at Eden

Location: Eden Project, Bodelva, St Austell, PL24 2SG

Time: 6pm onwards (can arrive at 5pm if you have a ticket)

Details: Ice skating, discos, family rave, face painting, spooky trail, treats and lots more! Visit the link below for full info.

More Info: Eden Project Event Page


Half Term Rock Pool Ramble

Location: Hannafore Beach, Looe, PL13 2DL

Time: 10am – 12pm

Details: Join local experts at Hannafore Beach. It’s free (donations welcome) – booking isn’t required – wear suitable footwear (no flip flops) – no nets please – equipment provided. Under 18’s must be accompanied.

More Info: Looe Marine Conservation Site


SATURDAY 26TH & SUNDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2019


Half Price & Kids Go Free Bodmin Railway

Location: Bodmin General Station, Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 1AQ

Time: All day

Details: Half price tickets this weekend and FREE travel for children.

More Info: Bodmin Railway Event Page


WEDNESDAY 30TH OCTOBER – SUNDAY 3RD NOVEMBER


Lowender Peran – Celtic Festival

Location: The Hotel Bristol, Newquay

Time: Various

Details: Over 300 performers from Brittany, Cornwall, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Scotland and Wales. Ceilidhs, Family Activities, Workshops, Music Sessions, Sing-a-Longs, Craft Fayre, Storytelling, Poetry, Cornish Wrestling, Gin Tasting and Much More! Tickets from only £1 (free for under 12s).

More Info: Lowender Peran Site


THURSDAY 31ST OCTOBER 2019


Family Halloween Party

Location: The White Hart Hotel, Launceston

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Details: Family Halloween Party – Disco, family games, competition for best pumpkin. Free for adults, first child £4, additional children £2. Free for under 1’s. Basket meals available to purchase on the night.

More Info: Facebook Event Page


 

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