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What’s on in Cornwall this April

There's stunning sights to see and delicious flavours to taste in Cornwall this April. We'll be exploring all the best events Cornwall has to offer this April, and in this guide we'll be sharing our very favourites with you.

Jackie Oates & John Spiers

When

1st April

Where

Devoran Village Hall, Truro

Tap your feet to this multi-award winning contemporary folk duo.

Jackie Oates and John Spiers blend together their love of English traditional folk tunes and songs with their voices and acoustic instruments, resulting in a fresh sound that is uplifting, joyful and poignant. Their first album featured songs from the Oxfordshire area that were originally sung by lace-making factory girls to keep time whilst crafting lace and to add enjoyment to their work. Doors open at 7:00pm and tickets costs £15.50, which you can purchase here.

📷: Bandcamp

The Cornwall Garden Society's Spring Flower Show

When

2nd - 3rd April

Where

The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge

Step into Spring with this fantastic flower show.

Described by The Telegraph as the “Chelsea of the West” the Cornwall Garden Society’s annual Spring Flower Show is the ultimate horticultural hurrah. This show will be packed with gardening inspiration, including dazzling daffodils, magnificent magnolias and captivating camellias. Not only this, there will also be rhododendrons in the Competitive Classes, and 80+ specialist nurseries and garden traders. If you’re a flower enthusiast, you won’t want to miss it!

📷: CGS – James Barry

Enys Antiques Fair

When

2nd April - 3rd April

Where

Enys Gardens, Penryn

Head to Enys House for exciting antiques.

Come and experience the magic of these historic grounds. Delve into decorative antiques and chat with dealers and exhibitors. You’ll be sure to leave in love with an incredible piece, with an amazing range of period furniture from 18th-20th century, antique and contemporary art, home decor and more.

📷: Wed Magazine

Wild Wellness Weekend

When

1st - 4th April

Where

Basubu, Polzeath

Escape to the wilderness this April.

The vibrant and healing weekend experience includes Hatha yoga and meditation sessions. It also includes cliff walks and rock pool exploration, a special rockpool photography workshop, a unique seaside foraging experience, and delicious Sri-Lankan-inspired cuisine. This is for those that love yoga, the ocean and exploration. Discover the full itinerary and book your tickets here.

📷: Annie Spratt

The Kiss That Missed

When

11th April - 20th April

Where

The Minack Theatre

Head to The Minack Theatre to enjoy this delightful production.

The Little Prince’s goodnight kiss has gone missing. It’s escaped into the forest where it has no business to be, so the brave and fearless knight is sent on a mission to bring it back. David Melling’s delightful series of Knightly Tales is brought to life with all the charm and humour of the original stories, plus some new songs. Prepare to be enchanted once again by the adventures of the knight, the prince and the missing kiss. Book your tickets for £10 and half price for under 16s, here.

📷: The Minack Theatre

Easter Sunday Lunch

When

17th April

Where

The Alverton, Truro

A surprise menu right on our doorstep.

Hatch a delicious plan this Easter Sunday with a lavish Easter Sunday lunch in our stunning restaurant between 12pm – 3pm. tuck into an egg-cellent Sunday lunch with the whole family. With unforgettable food prepared by our wonderfully talented team of chefs, dive into delicious dishes in our restaurant with views of our verdant gardens.

On 17th April, enjoy three courses of award-winning Cornish cuisine with our special Easter Sunday lunch menu. Soak up the beautiful ambiance of our restaurant and enjoy exceptional service from our friendly team.

Cocktail Club

When

Every Thursday

Where

The Alverton Hotel , Truro

Clock off on a Thursday and make your way to The Alverton bar for our weekly Cocktail Club.

It’s time to kick back and relax with a whole host of tantalising cocktail combos to liven up your Thursday night. We’re putting the sweet and sour into happy hour, with expertly shaken or stirred tipples just the way you like it. Let our talented bar team shake things up, with our menu served from 5pm until late. The perfect way to welcome in the weekend early!

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

When

19th - 23rd April

Where

Hall for Cornwall

Don’t miss this beautiful, dazzlingly inventive show abut the wonders of life.

Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain. He is exceptional at maths, while everyday life presents some barriers. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched and he distrusts strangers. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbour’s dog, it takes him on a journey that upturns his world. Described as ‘a beautiful, ingenious and deeply-felt production.’ by The Daily Telegraph. Get this on the calendar before tickets are gone.

📷: Radiotimes

Porthleven Food Festival

When

22nd - 24th April

Where

Harboud Head, Porthleven

The food festival you’ve been waiting for.

That’s right, Porthleven Food Festival is back and it’s bursting with flavours.

Porthleven Food Festival is an award-winning, community-led not-for-profit event. It brings families and foodies together to enjoy eats and beats around the picturesque Cornish harbour. Wander about and discover the fantastic chef’s theatre, food markets, street food, music by day and night and free family entertainment for all. There’s no tickets this year, but we’d recommend making a donation to this wonderful event when you’re on the scene. Discover the full line-up, here.

📷: Fal River

A Taste of Cornwall

When

28th April

Where

The Greenbank Hotel, Falmouth

Indulge with a six course tasting menu.

Indulge yourself with Head Chef Bobby’s six course tasting menu and a harbour view stay by the sea, at our sister hotel, The Greenbank.

Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted with two tantalising tipples expertly crafted by the Water’s Edge bar crew before heading to your perfectly appointed harbour view room. After taking some time to enjoy the sea salt air that laps around the shoreline, head down to the harbour view restaurant at 7pm where Bobby’s special tasting menu awaits. It’s then just a short stroll to your room where you can enjoy the stunning vista of the Fal River. Discover this incredible getaway, here.

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