Cornwall events

(We’ve added one or two interesting ones over the border, too!)


September 8-10: Little Orchard Cider and Music Festival at Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm, Penhallow, Truro TR4 9LW.

September 16: Duloe Ale and Cider Festival at Duloe Recreation Ground. Up to 14 beers, plus local cider and music.

September 16: Beer Day at Exe Valley Brewery, Land Farm, Silverton, Devon EX5 4HF, noon-7pm. Beer (of course), a barbecue, brewery tours and music. Details on the event Facebook page

September 22-24: Steam and Ale Gala at Bodmin and Wenford Railway, Bodmin General Railway Station, Bodmin, Cornwall PL31 1AQ.

September 22-24: Abbfest at Fermoy’s Garden Centre, Ipplepen, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 5TN. Beer, food and music, plus crafts and a children’s area. More information, advance tickets and weekend passes via

September 22-24: Newquay Beer Festival at Hendra Holiday Park, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4NY. More than 70 real ales and ciders. Advance bookings, early bird prices and reduced CAMRA tickets via the festival website

September 29: Celebratory evening with The Stowes ceilidh band at Padstow Brewing Company Tasting Rooms, Broad Street, Padstow PL28 8BS, 6.30pm-10.30pm. Celebrating an upcoming collaboration with the brewery. Details on the event Facebook page

September 29-October 1: Chacewater Food and Ale Festival at The Old Market, The Square, Chacewater, TR4 8PY. Opening times: Friday, 5pm-11pm; Saturday, noon until 10pm; Sunday, noon until 5pm or until the beer runs out. In association with The Beer Man


October 5-8: Preston Fest at the Preston Gate Inn, Poughill, Bude EX23 9ET. 50 ales, plus cider, gin, rum, pizza and live music.

October 6 and 7: Oktoberfest Cornwall on Lemon Quay, Truro. German beer food and music. Tickets via Tickethive

October 6-8: Polperro Beer Festival at The Old Mill House, Mill Hill, Polperro PL13 2RP. Up to 30 beers and ciders from the South West.

October 19-21: Falmouth Beer Festival at the Princess Pavilion, Melvill Road, Falmouth TR11 4AR. Organised by the Cornwall branch of CAMRA

October 20-22: SmugFest 2017 at the Smugglers Den Inn, Trebellan Farm, Cubert TR8 5PY. Inaugural end-of-season festival. Details on the event Facebook page

October 20-22: Hayle Oktoberfest at Hayle Harbour TR27 4BL. More details to come…


November 9-12: Cornwall Craft Beer Festival at Old County Hall, Station Road, Truro TR1 3HA. Details on the event Facebook page

November 25: Celtic Beer Festival at St Austell Brewery, 63 Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BY.