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Events and What's Ons in May

Find events happening this May in Cornwall. Events from Truro, Falmouth & The Roseland.

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What's On In May

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Titanic Stories at NMMC

Titanic Stories at NMMC

8 March 2018 — 7 January 2019

The National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Falmouth

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08 Mar +305 Days
I Dare Exhibition

I Dare Exhibition

16 April — 8 July

National Trust Trelissick, Feock, 11am - 5pm

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16 Apr +83 Days
John Dyer: Painting the Colours of the World Exhibition

John Dyer: Painting the Colours of the World Exhibition

21 April — 23 June

Falmouth Art Gallery, FREE

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21 Apr +63 Days
Jim Carey Exhibition

Jim Carey Exhibition

28 April — 1 June

The Poly, Falmouth, FREE

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28 Apr +34 Days
Treasure from the Sea Exhibition

Treasure from the Sea Exhibition

21 May — 2 June

The Poly, Falmouth, 11am to 5pm, FREE

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21 May +12 Days
Spring / Summer Exhibition :: Joe Armstrong

Spring / Summer Exhibition :: Joe Armstrong

25 May — 19 October

Take a trip on the King Harry Ferry and admire the work of local artist Joe Armstrong in our floating pop-up exhibition.

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25 May +147 Days
Art Takeover on the Fleet

Art Takeover on the Fleet

25 May — 3 June

Throughout the festival, Fal River Fleet

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25 May +9 Days
Fal River Festival 2018

Fal River Festival 2018

25 May — 3 June

Join in the celebrations with Fal River Festival 2018.

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25 May +9 Days
Big Village Gallery

Big Village Gallery

26 May — 2 June

A pop up exhibition all over Flushing

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26 May +7 Days
Shrigley Sign

Shrigley Sign

26 May — 2 June

Flushing Arts Week

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26 May +7 Days
Flushing Arts & Craft Exhibition

Flushing Arts & Craft Exhibition

26 May — 2 June

Flushing Arts Week, Flushing Village Club, 10am – 7pm, Free entry

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26 May +7 Days
Seafood Medley BBQ

Seafood Medley BBQ

29 — 31 May

Midday till late at Bahama Mamas, on the moor, Falmouth.

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29 May +2 Days
Celebrating Cornish Writing with The Story Republicans

Celebrating Cornish Writing with The Story Republicans

31 May

Tresanton Chapel, St Mawes, 7pm - 9pm,

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31 May
The Tempest in a Teacup - Storytelling by John Brolly

The Tempest in a Teacup - Storytelling by John Brolly

31 May

St Peter’s Church Hall, Flushing, 2pm

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31 May
Courtyard Crafts

Courtyard Crafts

31 May

Flushing Village Club, 11am - 1pm, FREE

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31 May
Addictive TV: Orchestra of Samples

Addictive TV: Orchestra of Samples

31 May

Poly, Falmouth, 7:30pm, £10 adult / £8 student

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31 May
Fal River Wipeout

Fal River Wipeout

31 May

Kernow Adventure Park, Kessel Quarry (nr Penryn), £15 pp - includes wetsuit hire

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31 May
Introduction to Bookbinding

Introduction to Bookbinding

31 May

10am - 1pm, Potager Garden, Constantine, £35 pp

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31 May
Clash of Knights

Clash of Knights

31 May

Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, 11am - 5pm

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31 May
Play with Clay

Play with Clay

31 May

Starglazers Pottery Painting Cafe, Falmouth

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31 May
Film on the Ferry 2018 : Cast Away

Film on the Ferry 2018 : Cast Away

31 May

The King Harry Ferry is transformed into Cornwall's only floating cinema and brings you this classic tale of survival starring Tom Hanks.

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31 May
Seeing the Sea

Seeing the Sea

31 May

Family Art Workshop, Falmouth Art Gallery, 11am - 3pm, FREE

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31 May
The Pirates of Trebah by Gweek Players

The Pirates of Trebah by Gweek Players

31 May — 2 June

Trebah Ampitheatre, Trebah Garden,

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31 May +2 Days
Cornwall Circus Camp

Cornwall Circus Camp

31 May — 3 June

Fancy running away with the circus? Swamp Circus is offering a holiday with a difference, set in idyllic Cornish countryside near Falmouth.

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31 May +3 Days
Music at The Royal Standard

Music at The Royal Standard

1 June

St Peter’s Road, Flushing

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01 Jun
Jewellery Workshop with Jill Claringbold

Jewellery Workshop with Jill Claringbold

1 June

Flushing Sailing Club, 2pm – 4pm, £3, 7yrs+

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01 Jun
Flushing History Trail

Flushing History Trail

1 June

Flushing Arts Week, £3, Starts 11am from Seven Stars pub, Trefusis Road

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01 Jun
Introduction to Bookbinding

Introduction to Bookbinding

1 June

2pm - 5pm, Potager Garden, Constantine, £35 pp

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01 Jun
Fal River Festival Nordic Walking

Fal River Festival Nordic Walking

2 June

Nordic Walking is a great way to get fit and healthy both physically and mentally! Join Walk Kernow for a day of Nordic Walking and boat rides around the stunning Fal River.

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02 Jun
Wonders of the Sea

Wonders of the Sea

2 June

Family Art Workshop, 11am – 3pm, FREE, Falmouth Art Gallery

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02 Jun
Rockpool Ramble

Rockpool Ramble

2 June

Castle Beach, Falmouth, 2pm - 4pm, FREE

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02 Jun
Duchy Opera present The Merry Wives of Windsor

Duchy Opera present The Merry Wives of Windsor

7 June

A comic opera in three acts by Otto Nicolai, Princess Pavilion, Falmouth, 7.30pm

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07 Jun
Murder Mystery Night

Murder Mystery Night

8 June

Can you solve the murder at The Falmouth Hotel?

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08 Jun
Suhaili 50 Falmouth Parade of Sail

Suhaili 50 Falmouth Parade of Sail

11 — 14 June

A special 3-day jamboree of sail building up to the Suhaili 50 Falmouth Parade of Sail to mark the 50th Anniversary of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s departure to become the first man to sail solo non-stop around the globe back in 1968/9.

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11 Jun +3 Days
Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival

Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival

22 — 24 June

One of the biggest maritime music concerts anywhere in Europe!

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22 Jun +2 Days
Falmouth Classics 2018

Falmouth Classics 2018

22 — 24 June

The largest Classic Boating event in the UK

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22 Jun +2 Days
Wedding Showcase at The Alverton in Truro

Wedding Showcase at The Alverton in Truro

24 June

11am - 3pm for a day of wedding inspiration. Meet some of Cornwall's best wedding companies, see what the Great Hall could look like on your big day and sample delicious treats from The Alverton kitchen. FREE ENTRY.

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24 Jun
Miracle Theatre ‘The Cherry Orchard’

Miracle Theatre ‘The Cherry Orchard’

28 June

2pm & 7.30pm, Princess Pavilion, Falmouth TR11 4AR, Tickets: 01326 211222

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28 Jun
A Cabaret of Mechanical Music

A Cabaret of Mechanical Music

1 July — 8 September

Falmouth Art Gallery

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01 Jul +69 Days
100: UNEARTH

100: UNEARTH

3 — 22 July

WILDWORKS | HELIGAN JULY 2018

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03 Jul +19 Days
The People's String Foundation: Res Publica
07 Jul
Masquerade Ball in support of Cornwall Hospice Care

Masquerade Ball in support of Cornwall Hospice Care

7 July

Hosted by The Falmouth Hotel, starts 7pm

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07 Jul
Food Jam

Food Jam

7 — 8 July

Graze a trail of world foods in the lovely gardens of Enys

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07 Jul +1 Days
Race for Life Truro

Race for Life Truro

8 July

Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer.

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08 Jul
The Schmoozenbergs

The Schmoozenbergs

13 July

The Poly, Falmouth, 8pm

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13 Jul
Bard Heads by Finding the Will

Bard Heads by Finding the Will

14 July

Trebah Garden, 7.30pm

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14 Jul
Watercolour workshops with Sue Lewington

Watercolour workshops with Sue Lewington

15 July

National Trust Trelissick, Feock, 10am - 4pm

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15 Jul
 Stithians Show

Stithians Show

16 July

A Taste of Rural Tradition

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16 Jul
The St Mawes Boat Show

The St Mawes Boat Show

21 — 22 July

The aim of the show is to promote and showcase some ofthe many marine and maritime activities on and around the Roseland, in the wonderful setting of St Mawes Harbour.

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21 Jul +1 Days
Sandcastle Building Workshops

Sandcastle Building Workshops

21 — 22 July

Pendennis Castle, Falmouth 11am - 4pm

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21 Jul +1 Days
Cornish Summer Tasting Evenings

Cornish Summer Tasting Evenings

26 July

There's nothing better than vibrant seasonal vegetables, fish landed that very morning and meat as fresh as you like.

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26 Jul
Pirate School

Pirate School

30 July — 2 September

National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Falmouth

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30 Jul +34 Days
Tudor Pageant

Tudor Pageant

31 July — 2 August

Pendennis Castle, Falmouth

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31 Jul +2 Days
Cornish Summer Tasting Evenings

Cornish Summer Tasting Evenings

9 August

There's nothing better than vibrant seasonal vegetables, fish landed that very morning and meat as fresh as you like. Cornwall truly is home to great food, so we're excited to announce that The Alverton and their sister hotel The Greenbank will be hosting a series of gourmet foodie events this summer.

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09 Aug
Falmouth Week

Falmouth Week

10 — 19 August

Falmouth Week has grown into one of the most prominent sailing regattas in the South West, with yachts from many classes racing over eight days along with a lively programme of shoreside events.

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10 Aug +9 Days
Miracle Theatre ‘The Cherry Orchard’

Miracle Theatre ‘The Cherry Orchard’

10 — 11 August

7.30pm, Trebah Amphitheatre, Nr Falmouth TR11 5JZ, Tickets: 01872 262466

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10 Aug +1 Days
Falmouth Gin Festival

Falmouth Gin Festival

11 August

Falmouth's first ever Gin Festival at The Greenbank Hotel.

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11 Aug
Additional Spectator Boat for The Red Arrows over Falmouth!

Additional Spectator Boat for The Red Arrows over Falmouth!

14 August

Due to huge demand, we have managed to secure an extra spectator boat for the Red Arrows displays over Falmouth Bay! Departs Falmouth Park & Float (Ponsharden) at 5:20pm.

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14 Aug
SCRAWW...

SCRAWW...

14 — 25 August

The birds of the world have gathered.....

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14 Aug +11 Days
Spectator Boat for the Red Arrows over Falmouth

Spectator Boat for the Red Arrows over Falmouth

14 August

The spectacular Red Arrows are returning to Falmouth again for 2018 as part of Falmouth Week and we're offering you the chance to see them from the best seat in the house (well, the water really!).

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14 Aug
Red Arrows Garden Party

Red Arrows Garden Party

14 August

The Falmouth Hotel,

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14 Aug
Miracle Theatre ‘The Cherry Orchard’

Miracle Theatre ‘The Cherry Orchard’

15 August

7.30pm, St Mawes Castle, The Roseland TR2 5AA, Tickets: 01872 262466

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15 Aug
Miracle Theatre ‘The Cherry Orchard’

Miracle Theatre ‘The Cherry Orchard’

17 — 18 August

7:30pm, 2pm & 7.30pm, Epiphany House, Truro TR1 3DR, Tickets: 01872 262466

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17 Aug +1 Days
Cornish Summer Tasting Evenings

Cornish Summer Tasting Evenings

23 August

There's nothing better than vibrant seasonal vegetables, fish landed that very morning and meat as fresh as you like. Cornwall truly is home to great food, so we're excited to announce that The Alverton and their sister hotel The Greenbank will be hosting a series of gourmet foodie events this summer.

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23 Aug
Miracle Theatre ‘The Cherry Orchard’

Miracle Theatre ‘The Cherry Orchard’

23 — 25 August

7.30pm, Enys Gardens, St Gluvias Penryn TR10 9LB, Tickets: 01872 262466

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23 Aug +2 Days
Caerhays Drive In - Jumanji

Caerhays Drive In - Jumanji

30 August

Hosted by Caerhays Beach Cafe and Cornish Cinema Club

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30 Aug
Illyria: Dr Dolittle

Illyria: Dr Dolittle

31 August — 1 September

31 August - 1 September, Trebah Amphitheatre

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31 Aug +1 Days
Cornwall Pretty Muddy 5K and Cornwall Pretty Muddy Kids

Cornwall Pretty Muddy 5K and Cornwall Pretty Muddy Kids

2 September

Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends. And raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.

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02 Sep
Exhibition :: SHIPS- Peter Trotman

Exhibition :: SHIPS- Peter Trotman

3 September — 21 November

Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro

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03 Sep +79 Days
Cornish Summer Tasting Evenings

Cornish Summer Tasting Evenings

6 September

There's nothing better than vibrant seasonal vegetables, fish landed that very morning and meat as fresh as you like. Cornwall truly is home to great food, so we're excited to announce that The Alverton and their sister hotel The Greenbank will be hosting a series of gourmet foodie events this summer.

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06 Sep
Kneehigh present FUP

Kneehigh present FUP

7 — 22 September

The Asylum at The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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07 Sep +15 Days
Hope and Strength Exhibition

Hope and Strength Exhibition

10 September — 24 November

ShelterBox Disaster Relief Visitor Centre, Truro

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10 Sep +75 Days
Morgan Classic Car Break

Morgan Classic Car Break

12 September — 31 December

Stay at The Nare Hotel this year and experience the thrill of driving the hotel’s new classic Morgan sports car.

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12 Sep +110 Days
The Little Orchard Cider and Music Festival

The Little Orchard Cider and Music Festival

14 — 16 September

Healey’s Cyder Farm

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14 Sep +2 Days
 The Little Orchard Cider and Music Festival

The Little Orchard Cider and Music Festival

14 — 16 September

Welcome to the sixth year of The Little Orchard Cider and Music Festival.

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14 Sep +2 Days
‘Found in Falmouth’ exhibition

‘Found in Falmouth’ exhibition

15 September — 3 November

Falmouth Art Gallery, Mon - Sat, 10am - 5pm

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15 Sep +49 Days
The Big Cornish Market

The Big Cornish Market

21 — 23 September

Truro Farmers Market presents... Over 40 stalls of Cornish craft and produce, street food and live entertainment.

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21 Sep +2 Days
The Daniel Wakeford Experience

The Daniel Wakeford Experience

21 September

The Old Bakery Studios, Truro, 7.30p,

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21 Sep
Charlestown to Polkerris 5k Swim

Charlestown to Polkerris 5k Swim

22 September

Mad Hatter Sports Events

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22 Sep
Gyllyngdune Tea Festival

Gyllyngdune Tea Festival

23 September

Princess Pavilion, Falmouth | 11am

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23 Sep
Bec Applebee: Darke Women

Bec Applebee: Darke Women

29 September

The Poly, Falmouth, 7.30pm

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29 Sep
Wedding Fair

Wedding Fair

30 September

Hosted by The Falmouth Hotel, Free Enrty, 11am - 2.30pm

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30 Sep
Falmouth Beer Festival

Falmouth Beer Festival

4 — 6 October

Falmouth Beer Festival is Cornwall's largest! Three days of great ales and good company in vibrant Falmouth.

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04 Oct +2 Days
Fun Palaces

Fun Palaces

6 October

Falmouth Art Gallery, 11-4pm, FREE

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06 Oct
Expressive use of colour - Art Workshop

Expressive use of colour - Art Workshop

9 — 10 October

The National Trust, Glendurgan Garden, Falmouth

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09 Oct +1 Days
Shucks away!

Shucks away!

11 October

Oyster Tasting Menu at The Water’s Edge to launch this year’s Falmouth Oyster Festival.

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11 Oct
 Falmouth Oyster Festival

Falmouth Oyster Festival

11 — 14 October

It's the time to celebrate this unique fishing tradition, so head on down to the Falmouth's Oyster Festival.

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11 Oct +3 Days
 Autumn Walking Break

Autumn Walking Break

12 — 16 October

The Nare Hotel, are offering a relaxed 4-day break with guided walks all over Cornwall.

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12 Oct +4 Days
The Working Boat Race Spectator Boat

The Working Boat Race Spectator Boat

14 October

The Spectacular Working Boat Race is a highlight in the Falmouth Oyster Festival programme and this year we are pleased to offer you the chance to join the action on the water.

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14 Oct