What’s On In Cornwall

Cornwall is a county with a busy events calendar! There’s always lots happening from the best food festivals and music concerts to street markets and beach events. Find out ‘What’s On’ when you’re staying at Wooda.

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August Events

Bude’s Unmissable Lifeboat Weekend

Date: Saturday 24th - Monday 26th August

The annual Bude Lifeboat Weekend is held across the full three days of the August bank holiday (24th – 26th) and is one of the best weekends of the year.

The whole town has a relaxed, festival feel and there is plenty going on for all the family.
The weekend is crammed full of activities and attractions, including live music from local bands, brass bands and choirs, food stalls and BBQ, funfair rides, a children’s disco, a quiz night and a competitively priced bar. Activities occur mainly around the canal at the Wharf area and the Castle Grounds.
The Lifeboat Weekend ends in style with the Grand Firework Finale at 9.30pm on Monday.
Come along and show your support for Bude RNLI whilst having an amazing weekend.

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Bude Carnival

Date: Saturday 17th August

One of the biggest days in the Bude social calendar, the Bude carnival!

You can expect dance displays, live music, stalls, fancy dress, awards and of course the main event of the procession itself. Plus much more.

Make sure you get there early to secure the best spot!

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Clovelly Lifeboat Weekend

Date: Saturday 3rd - Sunday 4th August

Lifeboat Weekend & Maritime Festival join forces this year for a thrilling family fun-filled weekend.

On the Saturday, you can watch the thrilling Clovelly Cup yacht race and a 2 mile sponsored swim from Bucks Mills to Clovelly.

And on Saturday and Sunday, there will be stalls selling delicious food, BBQs and so much entertainment for all, including live music, stilt entertainers, event-themed arts & crafts, storytelling, children’s activities, Punch & Judy, face painting, competitions and lifeboat operational displays.

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