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Top Things to Do in April 2024

1 April

This may traditionally be the month of April showers. However, there's plenty to do to stay busy and enjoy our wonderful area. Read our latest blog, which showcases some of the best ways to entertain yourself this month.

Pasties & Cream at Philleigh Way

3rd April

You cannot come to Cornwall without eating and experiencing a pasty! Learn all about the history and culture of the humble yet mighty Cornish pasty, and then have a go at making your own with hands-on guidance from the expert tutors at Philleigh Way Cookery School. While your pasty is in the oven, enjoy a demonstration of homemade scones before sitting down to enjoy a classic Cornish cream tea.

Find out more about this and the wide variety of courses on offer at Philleigh Way here

Getting there: King Harry Information here

The Working Boat Sunday Night Quiz

Every Sunday

If you're a fan of pub quizzes, The Working Boat in Falmouth is the place to be every Sunday.

Hosted by the friendly Working Boat crew, you can expect fun rounds, many prizes, and a lively atmosphere. Arrive early to savour a hearty Cornish roast before the friendly competition begins. The delicious roasts are in high demand, so booking is essential!

Find out more and book your roast here  

Falmouth Art Gallery

Throughout April

There are two exciting exhibitions this month at local favourite Falmouth Art GalleryWalking Women is a visual conversation between nine female artists brought together by a collective love of walking in Cornwall. From the 20th, enjoy Jamie Medlin—Nuances of Light, highlighting the rich maritime painting tradition in FalmouthJamie is an internationally renowned marine artist who lives and works in Falmouth and has a unique photorealistic style.

Find out more about what's on here

Enys House Antiques & Decorative Fair

20th and 21st April

Step into the enchanting world of the Enys Fair, a unique event that showcases selected dealers and exhibitors displaying their treasures throughout the ground floor of the historic Enys House, its carriage houses, yard, and gardens. It's an exclusive opportunity to explore and discover unique items in a historic setting.

You'll find an excellent range of period furniture from the 18th to the mid-20th Century, antique and contemporary art, home decor, textiles and rugs. You'll also find folk and tribal art, jewellery, militaria, collectables, gardenalia, architectural salvage, and more.

Find out more about the Fair, and Enys, here

Charity Garden Opening at Tregothnan

20th and 21st April

Tregothnan will open its usually private gates to the largest garden in Cornwall for one weekend on the 20th and 21st of April 2024. Visitors can experience Tregothnan's unequalled diversity of trees, historic, botanical and rare collections, sweeping vistas and peaceful secluded groves on the banks of the beautiful river Fal.

This is a unique opportunity to support local charities whilst immersing yourself in the stunning surroundings of Tregothnan.

Find out more and book your tickets here

Getting there: King Harry Information here

Old Time Sailors at Trebah Garden

20th and 21st April

You are invited to board the Sailorette and join the plentiful crew, 'The Old Time Sailors', for a night of foot-stomping, dancing and singing at Trebah Garden! You will be sailing back to the 19th Century for an immersive experience of traditional seafaring music performed in a way you have never seen before. Fancy dress is encouraged, so pull out your best seafaring garments me hearties, and join the festivities!

This flashmob musical show is designed to take the audience back in time, taking them on an unforgettable trip to the 19th Century.

Book tickets and find out more here

Street Eats & Beats at the Princess Pavilion

20th and 21st April

Back for 2024, by popular demand, is the monthly Street Eats and Beats market at the Princess Pavilion!

This monthly extravaganza features local craft and food stalls, including a selection of street food traders and the chilled vibes of DJ Ouija.

Entry is free, so grab your friends, start the weekend early, and enjoy this fantastic venue's beautiful surroundings, food and tipples. 

Find out more about the fantastic selection of events at the Princess Pavilion here


A Secret Garden in Cornwall - Lamorran Gardens

28th April

As part of the Roseland Festival, Robert Dudley Cooke from Lamorran Gardens will be available to discuss the creation of the stunning Mediterranean Lamorran House Gardens, featured on "Gardener's World" and "Love your Garden".

Enjoy a complimentary cream tea after your tour while enjoying the beautiful views over the Percuil River.

Book your tickets and find out more here

Getting there: St Mawes Ferry Information here

Stay updated with the region's fantastic events by visiting our comprehensive What's On pages online or grab a copy of the Fal River Area Guide for a handy offline reference.