Cornwall events

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


January 16: Tryanuary event at the Maltings Taphouse, Teign Road, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 4EX, 6pm. Featuring Devon and Cornwall brewers. See preview

January 19 and 20: Exeter Festival of Winter Ales at Exeter City FC, St James Park, Stadium Way, Exeter EX4 6PX. 76 real ales, plus cider and perry.  See preview

January 24: Beer and Pizza Night with St Ives Brewery and Una Kitchen at Una Kitchen, Laity Lane, Carbis Bay TR26 3HW. Wood-fired pizzas paired with St Ives’ ales and Pilsner. Details and tickets via the event Facebook page

January 27: Burns Night Supper with Woodman’s Wild Ale at the Village Hall, 50 St Michael’s Road, Ponsanooth TR3 7EE, 6.30pm. Supper with beer and whisky. Details and tickets via Eventbrite

January 28: Blind Beer Tasting event at Vessel Beer Shop, 184 Exeter Street, Plymouth POL4 0NQ, 3pm-4.30pm. A #tryanuary special — £15 for five beers, whose identity will be revealed after tasting. Details on the event Facebook page


February 10: Lee Skeet Supper Club at St Ives Brewery, Trewidden Road, St Ives TR26 2BX, from 6pm, with sharing dishes expected to include local mackerel, duck, cod and mussels. Details and tickets via the event web page

February 17: Beer in the Big Smoke — Treen’s Brewery tap takeover at the Old Ale House, 7 Quay Street, Truro TR1 2HD, including a tutored tasting by brewer Simon Treen at 2.30pm. Details on the event Facebook page

February 18: Annual Pasty Competition at the Seven Stars, The Moor, Falmouth TR11 3QA. Traditional and creative classes. Entries by 7pm, judging 7.30pm. Details on the event Facebook page


April 19-21: SIBA South West Beer Festival at Tucker’s Maltings, Teign Road, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 4AA. More than 250 beers on the ground floor of the maltings. Find out more on the event web page


May 4-7: Ale and Sausage Festival at the Driftwood Spars, Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes TR5 0NA.

May 5-7: Ale and Pie Festival at the Smugglers Den Inn, Trebellan Farm, Cubert TR8 5PY.

May 11-13: St Ives Food and Drink Festival, Porthminster Beach, St Ives. Full details and tickets via the event website


June 7-9: Showcase of Cornish beer hosted by the Cornwall Brewers Alliance and CAMRA Kernow at the Royal Cornwall Show, Wadebridge.

June 9: Bash out the Back beer festival at the Star Inn, Vogue, St Day TR16 5NP.

June 15-17: Ale, Cider and Music Festival at the Merrymoor Inn, Mawgan Porth TR8 4BA.