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Things To Do In Cornwall This July

Enjoy July in Cornwall with our guide to all the events you need to know over the coming month.

Miracle Theatre presents 'A Perfect World'

When

1st - 31st July

Where

Throughout Cornwall

Where: various locations throughout Cornwall including Penzance, Newquay, St Just, Redruth and Liskeard

Miracle Theatre are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year and are touring various venues in Cornwall with their new show ‘A Perfect World’. A rollicking music-filled adventure, enjoy showings performed in open-air venues this July.

📷: Miracle Theatre

Looe Lugger Regatta

When

5th - 7th July

Where

Looe

Where: 1 hour drive from The Alverton

The Looe Lugger Regatta is held every two years. An exciting event for boating enthusiasts, luggers from all over the UK and France meet in Cornwall to show off the maginificent boats. With approximately 40 luggers moored up in Looe harbour and Looe bay – it’s quite a sight to see. Whilst you’re in Looe, explore the busy fishing port and all it has to offer, from its sandy beach to the town peppered with local shops and cafes.

📷: Looe Lugger Regatta

Jess Glynne Live at The Wyldes

When

6th July

Where

Bude

Where: 1 hour 10 mins drive from The Alverton

Chart topping pop-star Jess Glynne is paying Cornwall a visit at the beginning of July. She’ll be performing some of her greatest hits at The Wyldes, a unique outdoor venue set in the rolling hills and woodland countryside just outside of Bude. Show Jess some ‘real love’ and head down to The Wyldes for a night of fantastic music and a magical atmosphere.

📷: The Wyldes 

Race For Life

When

7th July

Where

Truro

Where: 10 minute drive from The Alverton

Run, jog or walk 5k to help raise money to beat cancer this July. This nationally recognised fundraising race is coming to Truro and starts at Richard Lander School. The route will lead you around the undulating country lanes of Truro, before returning to the event area to celebrate the athletic achievement. Dig out your trainers or sponsor someone taking part this month.

📷: Race For Life

Green Truro Festival

When

10th - 13th July

Where

Lemon Quay, Truro

Where: 10 minute drive from The Alverton

Get inspired to go greener at Truro’s Green Festival. The four day event aims to promote all of the environmentally friendly retailers, garden establishments, organisations, community groups and education providers in the area.

Situated on Truro’s Lemon Quay, green products, projects and initiatives will be displayed to motivate us all to lead a sustainable and healthy lifestyle! Whatever areas you want to get involved in, this eco-friendly festival is sure to provide you with tips and tricks to becoming a greener citizen of the planet.

📷: Visit Truro

Tropical Pressure Festival

When

12th - 14th July

Where

Porthtowan

Where: 30 minute drive from The Alverton

Get your glowsticks and colourful clothing at the ready for Tropical Pressure Festival, happening on the second weekend of July. Porthtowan hosts a proud celebration of culture, with acts from Colombia, Brazil, Kenya, Cuba, Jamaica and the UK.

The festival is held at Mount Pleasant Eco Park, a beautiful grass-filled farm overlooking the gorgeous Cornish coast. Camp overnight, dance at a silent disco and indulge on an all vegetarian menu at this family-friendly festival.

📷: Tropical Pressure Festival

Summer Garden Sessions at The Alverton

When

12th July - 30th August

Where

Truro

Where: right on our terrace!

Bask in the beauty of The Alverton’s private gardens and enjoy weekly live music from local talents every Friday evening from the 12th July – 30th August. Experience that Friday feeling at Truro’s newest garden party, with two for £10 cocktails, al fresco dining straight from our outdoor grill and head-bopping tunes from 5pm til late.

Wedding Venue Viewing Day at The Alverton

When

13th July

Where

Truro

Where: throughout our hotel

If you’re recently engaged and on the hunt for that idyllic wedding venue, pop down to The Alverton and have a wander around our hotel’s stunning grounds. Meet our expert events team, sample scrumptious canapes, sip your glass of bubbles and preview the space set-up for your big day.

📷: Tom Robinson Photography

North Cornwall Rum and Tequila Festival

When

20th July

Where

Wadebridge

Where: 40 minute drive from The Alverton

Rum and tequila drinkers, a brand new festival is arriving in Cornwall just for you! The inaugaral event is being held in Wadebridge, and will be featuring live music, tasty food, attractive stalls and lots of rum and tequila. Sample cocktails, fine rums and a selection of tequilas at this exciting date for the diary.

📷: Wadebridge Wines

Cluedupp Truro Detective Day

When

20th July

Where

Truro

Where: 10 minute drive from The Alverton

Unleash your inner Sherlock Holmes with this interactive day out in Truro. CluedUpp is a detective game that’s just like a giant, outdoor version of Cluedo. Dress up as your favourite crime-busting characters and take to the streets of Truro to crack the mystery.

The theme is “Sneaky Finders” and the story is set in the fictitious town of Millingham. Gather your smartest team, ready to stalk the streets, track down virtual witnesses and eliminate suspects. With prizes up for grabs, get ready for some healthy competition throughout the day.

Ice-cream and Bubbles Festival

When

21st July

Where

Torpoint

Where: 1 hour 20 min drive from The Alverton

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice-cream! Fans of the frosty coned treat, feast your eyes upon this event. The ice-cream and bubbles festival is happening on national ice-cream day at pretty Mount Edgcumbe Park.

Prepare to be spoiled for choice on local ice-creams in weird and wonderful flavours (including vegan ice-creams), as well as interactive jewellery making workshops, a prosecco bar, street food, live music and children’s entertainment including lots of fun with bubbles. It’s set to be a sweet day out.

Port Eliot Festival

When

25th - 28th July

Where

St Germans

Where: 1 hour drive from The Alverton

Port Eliot is one of the most magical, immersive festivals in the UK. Even more, this festival is popular among celebrities as well as locals and tourists, the four day celebration of all things creative kick-starts on 25th July at the lavish Port Eliot estate in St Germans.

Soak up the best of live music, comedy, fashion, art and crafts, literature, drama, cuisine, and outdoor adventures in one beautiful space. After that, when night falls, be prepared for a raucous party scene where everyone lets loose until the early hours.

📷: Port Eliot Festival

Visiting Cornwall in July

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