Events Tintagel and North Cornwall

October Events Tintagel and North Cornwall

Craft and Food Fair and Poundstock Pumpkin Festival

Date: 26 to 27 Oct / Time: See below

Classes for biggest, best lantern, best collection of gourds. Cookery competitions etc. Saturday 10am - 5pm Sunday 12 noon - 4pm.

Poundstock Gildhouse and St Winwaloe Church. Poundstock, just off the A39 in North Cornwall.


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Regular Events Tintagel and North Cornwall

Tamar Lakes Parkrun

5km run - not a race, it's you against the clock.

Every Saturday at 9am.

Upper Tamar Lakes, Kilkhampton, Bude, EX23 9SB.

It's free! but please register before your first run. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time.

Everyone runs for their own enjoyment. Please join in whatever your pace!

Tamar Lakes parkrun needs you!
It is entirely organised by volunteers - email to help.

Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in the Tamar Café - please come and join us!

Register here

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Annual Events in Tintagel and North Cornwall

St Piran's Day Walk in Bude
Every March

St Pirans's Day Procession starting from Bude Surf Life Saving Club, Summerleaze Beach, Bude, Cornwall.

Follow the piper across Summeleaze Downs to the lock gates then returning to the Bude Life Saving Club. Singing led by local Cornish Group An Scaith. Everyone Welcome. Bring your flags! Free to all.

The Barrel at Bude will be taking part in the Trelawny Shout which will follow the procession.


Boscastle Walking Festival
Every March/April

Each year, in late March or early April, Boscastle hosts a festival of walking events in and around the village.

From the very best of Britain’s coastline to wonderful walks amid woods and streams, it’s all on offer during Boscastle’s increasingly popular Walking Week.

This year sees an extended range of walks and activities for you to pick and mix from. Something for all ages and abilities.

Join one of our experienced and informed local guides on a ramble to waterfalls or steep climbs to Cornwall’s highest coastal cliff top, or meander along the country lanes and pathways that would have been familiar to the writer Thomas Hardy, whose life-changing visit to Boscastle produced poetry regarded by many as amongst the finest in the English language.

As well as walking, a range of events including Cream Teas and special ‘Meal deals’ will be available. The Festival Dinner has limited places available on a first come first served basis.

Booking for all walks is essential.
For more details: Tel: 01840 250010

For full information and a booking form visit Boscastle Walking Week


St Endellion Easter Music Festival
Every Easter

Annual Easter Music Festival at St Endellion in North Cornwall. For more information


Bude and Stratton Folk Festival
Usually begins in May every year

Bude & Stratton Folk Festival is a small, friendly and very welcoming folk festival in the picturesque seaside town of Bude and nearby Stratton in North Cornwall.

An entirely acoustic festival (apart from the ceilidhs), the festival offers a broad mix of singers, dancers and musicians.
The festival is fast gaining a reputation on the folk circuit as a great little festival that offers a good mix - Local folk entertainers ensure that the people coming into the town for the festival see some of what Cornwall has to offer and entertainment from further afield gives the locals a taste of what's going on outside Cornwall.

The emphasis is always on enjoyment and participation - to this end a good range of sessions are offered, dances and dancers and sing-arounds..... it's a bit like a fringe festival..... with concerts, workshops and a Music Hall.

Being a seaside town, there is always the big shanty sing included in the programme.

Email: email

Bude and Stratton Folk Festival website


Delabole Carnival Week
Every July for one week

A week of carnival activities with the Carnival taking place on the final Saturday



St Endellion Summer Festival of Music
Every Summer starting in July

St Endelienta church is the concert venue for many prestigious soloist and musicians in the UK. The internationally famous festival now has a symphony orchestra and a chorus of seventy-five who along with guest artistes present a program that encompasses the classics from Brahms to Stravinsky, music from Broadway and late night brass bands.

Over a dozen concerts take place during the festival including lunchtime performances.

Collegiate Church of St Endelienta
St Endellion
Port Isaac
PL29 3TT

St Endellion Festival website



Bude Carnival
Every August

Afternoon events start at 2pm with Charity Fete in the Castle Grounds. Judging starts at 5.30pm and the procession leaves the Lower Wharf at 6.30pm.

Bude Carnival website


Bude Jazz Festival
Every August

4 Days of Top Quality Jazz at Bude, Cornwall.
29th August - 1st September.

For more information:


Bude Lifeboat Week
Every August

Bude Lifeboat week including polo on the Bude Canal between 12 noon and 6pm on the 28th August


Camelford Agricultural Show
Every August

PL32 9YN
By kind permission of
Mr D & Mrs P Langley


Tel: 07483 964125

Camelford Agricultural Show website


Tintagel Carnival
Every August

Annual Carnival.
Queen of Queens Competition from 4pm Tintagel Social Hall.

includes Barnstaple Youth Marching Band, St Dennis Band, Bideford Youth Pipe Band and Los Samba Band.

Tintagel, Cornwall.


Craft and Food Fair and Poundstock Pumpkin Festival
Every October

Classes for biggest, best lantern, best collection of gourds. Cookery competitions etc. Saturday 10am - 5pm Sunday 12 noon - 4pm.

Poundstock Gildhouse and St Winwaloe Church. Poundstock, just off the A39 in North Cornwall.



Bude Christmas Fayre
Every December

This year, the fayre will be hosted across both the Parkhouse Centre and The Castle in Bude.

There are lots of things to do and see, for the whole family to enjoy, including our exciting Christmas Tree competition, sponsored by Toymaster in Bude.

There is a big focus on children and families for the event this year – with Santa himself attending the fayre.

Santa and his grotto will be based upstairs in The Castle, ready to meet both naughty and nice children. And, whilst children wait to meet him, they can post their Christmas wish list in the magic post box – which goes straight to North Pole.

Santa will be giving out wooden Christmas tree decorations that children can choose to decorate downstairs in the Christmas arts and crafts room. Once decorated, you’ll have a lasting token and reminder of your day to show off proudly on your Christmas tree year after year!

The Christmas Fayre will continue over in the Parkhouse Centre, with plenty of stalls to browse, from a range of local businesses. So please do come on down and support local!

There will be live music too, with Christmas songs and carols, and if you’re hungry, there will of course be the usual mulled wine and mince pies, but also roasted horse chestnuts, and even stone baked pizzas!

Free entry for all ages.

Bude Castle Heritage Centre

and the Parkhouse Centre

The Castle Bude


Christmas Day Swim
Every 25th December

Annual Bude SLSC Christmas Day swim

No wetsuits

Fund raising event

Lifeguard safety cover, changing facilities, hot drinks and sausage rolls will be supplied at the event free of charge so please be generous with your donation.

Registration forms may be found here:

Forms are also available from the secretary: email and from Zuma Jay Surf Shop, 20 Belle Vue Lane, Bude

Donations may be made by texting the message XSWM25 £(amount) to 70070.

To donate online please visit:




Car Boot Sales Tintagel and North Cornwall, Bude

From March to Christmas Car Boot Sales are held by The Friends of Budehaven, a registered charity, every Sunday at the School's Leisure Centre site, (below Morrison's Roundabout) 5 March 2017 - 17 December 2017 8am - noon. All funds raised support the students at Budehaven Community School. Cars £5.


Car Boot Sales Tintagel and North Cornwall, Stratton

Car Boot Sales are held every Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday from April to the end of October. Sellers from 10am Cars £7 Large vans £12 Buyers from 1.20pm Or £5 early buyers from 10.30am Weather permitting. Admission by donation to Stratton Hospital if desired. Opening again April 2nd 2017 Also Thursdays same times during summer school holidays. July / August / September.April 2nd to October 2017 On the A39, Pendeen, Bude Junction, Stratton, Cornwall. For more information: Phone: 07814 668567


Farmers Markets Tintagel and North Cornwall, Bude

Bude Farmers' Market Lower Wharf, Bude EX23 8LG Every Friday 10:00am to 3:00pm For more information: Neville Padgham Tel: 01288 352921 Email: An open air event on the wharfside. Season starts on Good Friday and runs until the last Friday in September.


Farmers Markets Tintagel and North Cornwall, Crackington Haven

Crackington Local Produce Fair Crackington Institute, Higher Crackington, nr Bude Third Sunday of every month From 2pm to 5pm Local produce, meat and crafts. Contact Gary Whitbread



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