Events in or around Launceston

Regular Events in Launceston

Yeth an Werin / Conversation groups
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Annual Events in Launceston

St Piran's Day at Launceston
Every March

Launceston St Piran's Day 6pm Piping the St Piran flag at Launceston Castle

Followed by procession at 7pm through Launceston to Harveys Pub, (Home of Crowns) St Piran's night traditional live music, song and dance session with Rob Strike.

Launceston, Cornwall

For more information Tel 01566 775159.


Launceston Steam & Vintage Rally
Every May

Bank Holiday Weekend Event. Steam and Vintage vehicle exhibition.

Trebant Farm, Altarnun, Cornwall PL15 7RR. Contact: Simon Clarke 07919 188170

Launceston Steam and Vintage Rally


Charles Causley Festival
Every June

Charles Causley was born in Launceston, Cornwall in 1917 and is acknowledged as one of the very finest poets of the twentieth century.

The festival features poetry readings, live music, bestselling authors, independent cinema, dramatic presentations and creative writing workshops.

Launceston, Cornwall PL15 8EP

Charles Causley Festival website


Launceston Food and Music Festival
Every June

Launceston Food and Drink Festival.

Town Square, Launceston, Cornwall


Launceston Agricultural Show
Every July

Launceston Agricultural Show. Launceston, Cornwall 100 livestock classes, shire horses, birds of prey, and a floral art exhibition. Demonstrations by the Young Farmers Club, over 100 trade stands, theatre and craft marquee, horse and hound and dog and duck displays.



Gorsedh Kernow 2017
The Open Gorsedh takes place every September at a different location in Cornwall

The Cornish Gorsedd 1928 - 2017

Gorsedh Kernow Esedhvos Festival and ceremony at Launceston

Gool Esedhvos ha solempnita Gorsedh Kernow dhe Lannstevan.

Wednesday 30th August until Sunday 3rd September 2017.

Main bardic ceremony Saturday 2nd September.

Dy' Sadorn 2 mis Gwynngala 2017 Lannstevan PL15 7DR

Saturday 2nd September 2017.

This year’s ceremony will be held at Launceston Castle PL15 7DR

For full programme



Farmers Markets in Launceston

Farmers' Market St Mary's Hall, Launceston Every Friday From 9.30am to 2pm Contact: 01566 777650


Farmers Markets in Launceston

Launceston Community Market Central Methodist Church Halls, Castle Street, Launceston Every Friday From 9:30am to 1pm Range of goods including meat, vegetables and fruit, cakes and bread, flowers, fish, and fine local arts and crafts. All profits from “Table Rents” are donated to Local Charities. Contact: Paul Jellyman


Farmers Markets in Launceston

Launceston Butter Market Town Square, Launceston First Saturday of every month 9am - 3pm A mixed market including local produce. Also held on the third Saturday of each month but not operational January and February. Contact Helen Hicks Tel: 01566 772335




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