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What’s on in Cornwall this March

St Piran's Day celebrations, Mother's Day and a very mysterious maritime exhibition - there's plenty to keep you busy in Cornwall this March.

St Piran's Day Folk Concert


5th March


The Alverton, Truro

in our Great Hall

This St Piran’s Day we’ve got an utterly Cornish treat in store at our Great Hall. Hosted by Will Keating, join us dreckly for some quintessentially Cornish entertainment from world-renowned musicians. With a pasty and a pint included, plenty of fantastic folk music and a gorgeous setting with fantastic acoustics, embrace the Kernow spirit with this St Piran’s Day special. Buy your tickets here.

St Piran Nos Lowen (A night of Cornish Dance)


7th March


Old Bakery Studios, Truro

10 minute walk from The Alverton

Celebrate St Piran’s Day with live music by SKILLYWIDDEN, leading lights of the nos lowen style of Cornish Celtic dance music. Hosted in the quirky and characterful Old Bakery Studios in Truro, get your dancing shoes on at this lively knees-up!

Cornwall Business Show


12th March


Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Wadebridge

35 minute drive from The Alverton

Meet new businesses, suppliers and companies at this huge networking event in Cornwall. The biggest B2B exhibition in the county, if you’re interested in meeting other companies, head to the Royal Cornwall Events Centre in Wadebridge and get involved with the vibrant business culture Cornwall has to offer.

📷: Cornwall Business Show

Falmouth Spring Festival


19th - 29th March



30 minute drive from The Alverton

Who’s ready for spring? Falmouth sure is! As the annual Falmouth Spring Festival comes around again this March, the seaside town is positively blooming with joy for the new season. Get involved with spring clean days, head to the Falmouth flower show, paint the town yellow with daffodils and learn something new at one of the ‘science in the pub’ sessions.

📷: Falmouth BID

Monsters of the deep


The National Maritime Museum


20th March

30 minute drive from The Alverton

Some mysterious visitors are arriving imminently at The National Maritime Museum. On 20th March, the museum will be launching their latest exhibition, and it promises to be eye-opening. Plunge down into the dark murky depths of the ocean and discover the secret creatures that lurk. Sharing tales, folklore and conspiracy theories of sea monsters and mythical beings, learn all about the science behind these legends and whether they hold any truth, or simply live in the fictional world.

📷: National Maritime Museum

Looe Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival


20th - 22nd March



1 hour drive from The Alverton

Head to Looe for a weekend of fantastic live entertainment from blues, rhythm and rock bands across the county. Choose from day tickets or the entire 3-day weekend with on-site accommodation in comfy holiday caravans.

📷: Looe Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival

Cornish Gin and Drinks Festival


21st March


The Alverton, Truro

our Great Hall

Join The Alverton for our annual Cornish Gin and Drinks Festival on Saturday 21st March. From midday until late, expect to meet the makers and sample the very best in Cornish drinks. Venture over to The Oak and try oodles of samples, where live demos, talks and masterclasses from our gin distilleries will be held. No festival would be complete without some toe-tapping music! Local singer songwriters Rue, Mog Jones and Ash Harding, as well as the ever so popular Falmouth Soul Sensation will be entertaining throughout the day. For lots of gin, rum, beer and more, get your tickets here.

Mother's Day Beeswax Candle Making


21st - 22nd March


National Trust Trerice, Newquay

25 minute drive from The Alverton

For a fun craft-making Mother’s Day activity, head to National Trust Trerice and melt her heart with their beeswax candle making sessions. The best gifts are the most thoughtful ones, and gifting mum your very own hand-rolled candle is a guaranteed way to put a smile on her face.

Mother's Day at The Alverton


22nd March



in our restaurant and the Great Hall

At The Alverton we have some fabulous foodie experiences to enjoy this Mother’s Day. For the mums with a sweet tooth, our afternoon tea complete with homemade scones, elegant finger sandwiches and the most divine homemade cakes and bitesize desserts will make her day! For a brilliant three-course dining experience, spoil her with award-winning food served in the grand setting of our Great Hall with our Mother’s Day lunch. Call 01872 276633 to book a table.

Don't miss out

Plan your getaway this winter

March is the last month we are offering our brilliant Winter Getaway. Don’t miss out on rooms for two from £99 per person which includes a hearty breakfast every morning of your stay and a delicious cream tea to sweeten the deal. Call 01872 276633 to book.


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