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November 23, 2018

What’s On Over Christmas & New Year In St Ives Cornwall (2018)

Christmas in St Ives and West Cornwall is lots of fun. There is so much to see, do and get involved in. There are markets and fairs galore and beautiful places to shop for that special present. There is also lots of entertainment, lights, carols and some weird and wacky traditions!

I’ve put together a list of things that are going on in and around St Ives over Christmas and New Year. It is mainly focused on St Ives, but I’ve added in things in Hayle, Penzance and further afield that you might be interested in too.

What’s On In St Ives Over Christmas & New Year 2018

23rd November

  • St Ives Shanty Shout
  • Nancledra School Christmas Fayre

24th November

  • Autumn Beach & Coast Path Clean On Porthmeor Beach
  • Gwel an Mor Christmas Fayre & Meet Santa & His Real Reindeer
  • Nancledra School Christmas Fayre
  • St Ives Shanty Shout
  • Hayle Harbour Christmas Market 2018
  • Camborne & Redruth Christmas Lights Switch On

25th November

  • Hayle Harbour Christmas Market 2018
  • Gwel an More Christmas Fayre & Meet Santa & His Real Reindeer
  • St Just Yuletide Fair

26th November

  • Collectables Market At The Guildhall St Ives

27th November

  • Art & Craft Market At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Sennen Farmers’ Market

28th November

  • Truro Christmas Market & Late Night Shopping
  • Wylde Wednesday Market At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Real Reindeer Parade In Truro

29th November

  • St Ives Farmers’ Market At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Cornish Christmas Market At The Godolphin Arms, Marazion
  • Falmouth Christmas Lights Switch On

30th November

  • Festive Produce Market In Camborne
  • Glass Workshop At St Ives Glass Art Workshops
  • St Uny School Christmas Fayre 2018
  • Christmas Lights Switch On In Helston
  • Etsy Made Local St Ives
  • 3 Amigos At The Balcony Bar St Ives
  • Saltwater Cure Live At Beer & Bird St Ives

1st December

This is a big day, lots going on. I’ve split it up into St Ives things, and other interesting things.

St Ives

  • Wreath Making & Spa Day At Una St Ives
  • Winter Festival At Tate St Ives
  • Etsy Made Local St Ives
  • Kidz R Us Christmas Bazaar
  • Seasonal Cards & Gift Wrap At Barnoon Workshop St Ives
  • St Ives Fair Mo 2018
  • Wreath Making Working & Festive Afternoon Tea At Carbis Bay Hotel
  • Late Night Shopping In St Ives With Free Car Parking!
  • St Ives Christmas Lights Switch On 2018
  • St Ives Lantern Parade

Hayle & Penzance

  • Ice Skating At The Rockpool Gwithian
  • Lelant Christmas Fayre & Lights Switch On
  • Marazion Winter Beach Clean
  • Hayle Christmas Lights Christmas Fair
  • St Erth Christmas Lights Farmers’ Market
  • Penzance Christmas Lights Switch On
  • Angarrack Christmas Lights Switch On
  • Mr B’s Christmas Taster Evening In Hayle
  • Music By Candlelight At Truro Cathedral
  • Christmas Concert At St Erth Parish Church

2nd December

  • Ice Skating At The Rockpool Gwithian
  • Wreath Making & Spa Day At Una St Ives
  • Etsy Made Local St Ives
  • Work Party At St Ives Community Orchard
  • Christmas Open Studios At Trewidden Garden
  • Big Christmas Sale At The Poppy Treffry Studio
  • Christmas Concert & Start Of Christmas Tree Festival At Zennor Church
  • Christingle Service At Fore Street Methodist, St Ives

3rd December

  • Collectables Markets At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Watercolour Workshop At Barnoon Workshop St Ives
  • Gulval School Christmas Fair

4th December

  • Art & Craft Market At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Bobby Wotnot Exhibition At Barnoon Workshop St Ives
  • Work Party At St Ives Community Orchard
  • Silent Night Silent Christmas Disco At The Guildhall St Ives
  • BBC Radio Cornwall Christmas Concert At Truro Cathedral

5th December

  • Truro Christmas Market & Late Night Shopping
  • Wylde Wednesday Market At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Paul Farmers’ Market
  • Bobby Wotnot Exhibition At Barnoon Workshop St Ives
  • Cornish Carol Choir Concert, Lelant
  • Bird In Hand Pub Quiz, Hayle

6th December

  • St Ives Farmers’ Market At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Wreath Making Workshop In Madron, Penzance
  • Bobby Wotnot Exhibition At Barnoon Workshop St Ives
  • Christmas Gifts Workshop At St Ives Glass Art Workshops

7th December

  • Father Christmas Comes To St Ives!
  • Christmas Wine Tasting At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Whodunnit? At The Boathouse Theatre St Ives
  • Trengwainton Lantern Walk, Penzance
  • Porthleven Christmas Lights Switch On

8th December

  • St Ives Christmas Market 2018
  • Dangerous Dads Free Taster Session, Carbis Bay
  • Christmas Game Day At Trevaskis Farm, Hayle
  • Mrs Christmas Storytelling At The Old Foundry Chapel Hayle
  • Santa Specials – Helston Railway
  • Christmas Craft Fair, Newlyn
  • Truro Christmas Market
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • Trengwainton Lantern Walk, Penzance
  • Gin Tasting Evening At Scarlet Wines, Lelant
  • St Erth Christmas Lights Grand Switch On
  • Handel’s Messiah At Truro Cathedral
  • Hayle Christmas Lights Music Evening

9th December

  • St Ives Christmas Market 2018
  • Wreath Making Workshop, Carbis Bay
  • Ludgvan Christmas Craft Fair
  • Christingle Service At Towednack Church
  • Christmas Fayre At The Royal Cornwall Museum Truro
  • Falmouth Live Nativity
  • Christmas Carols At The Cornish Arms, Hayle
  • Winter Feast Open Day At Bosavern Community Farm
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • Phil & Friends At Kidz R Us St Ives

10th December

  • Collectables Market At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Christmas Concert For Babies & Young Children, Truro
  • Watercolour Workshop At Barnoon Workshop St Ives
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • The Big Christmas Lights Switch On, Gulval

11th December

  • Wreath Workshop & Lunch At Tremenheere
  • Art & Craft Market At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Toddle Tate, St Ives
  • A Christmas Carol At Newlyn Filmhouse
  • Film Night At The Cohort Hostel, St Ives

12th December

  • Truro Christmas Market & Late Night Shopping
  • Wylde Wednesday Market At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • Carols & Crafts At Carbis Bay Hotel
  • Christmas Concert At The Stennack Surgery, St Ives
  • Bird In Hand Pub Quiz, Hayle

13th December

  • St Ives Farmers’ Market
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • Wreath Workshop & Supper At Tremenheere
  • Dickensian Christmas Evening in Lostwithiel

14th December

  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • Newlyn Harbour Lights Switch On
  • Sparking Charity Evening At The Summerhouse Gallery, Marazion
  • Christmas Ball At Una St Ives
  • Whodunnit? At The Boathouse Theatre St Ives
  • Christmas Castaways at Hayle Academy
  • Pangottic Theatre At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Christmas. Time! At The Acorn Theatre Penzance

15th December

  • Truro Christmas Market
  • Mrs Christmas Storytelling At The Old Foundry Chapel, Hayle
  • St Ives Sling Meet
  • Falmouth Vegan Christmas Market
  • Christmas Feast At The Gurnards Head
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • Christmas Castaways at The Acorn Theatre Penzance
  • Festive Wreath Making At The Barnoon Workshop St Ives
  • City Of Lights “Remember” Visits Penzance
  • Humphrey Davy Lantern Parade, Penzance
  • The Mousehole Cat
  • Bones Ent Presents DJ Yoda At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Cornish Carols Evening At Fore Street Methodist St Ives
  • Truro Cathedral Choir Christmas Concert

16th December

  • Little Explorers Winter Wonderland, Carbis Bay
  • Seaquest Public Sea Watch At The Coastguard St Ives
  • The Alternative Christmas Market, Heartlands
  • Christmas Fun Dog Show, Penzance
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • A Minack Christmas Concert
  • The Mousehole Cat
  • Festival Of Nine Lessons & Carols At St Ives Parish Church
  • Christmas Charity Quiz Night, Goldsithney

17th December

  • Collectables Market At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • Watercolour At The Barnoon Workshop St Ives
  • The Mousehole Cat

18th December

  • Art & Craft Market At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Cornwall Community Choir Christmas Cracker, Truro Cathedral
  • Music For Christmas – Truro Youth String Orchestra At The RCM
  • The Mousehole Cat
  • Christmas Carols At The Guildhall St Ives

19th December

  • Truro Christmas Market & Late Night Shopping
  • Wylde Wednesday Market At The Guildhall St Ives
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • Carols By The Fire – Una St Ives
  • A Vicar Of Dibley Christmas At The Acorn Theatre Penzance
  • Bird In Hand Pub Quiz, Hayle

20th December

  • St Ives Farmers’ Market
  • Santa Specials – Helston Railway
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • The Mousehole Cat
  • A Vicar Of Dibley Christmas At The Acorn Theatre Penzance

21st December

  • Montol Festival Penzance
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • The Snow Queen Christmas Panto At Kidz R Us St Ives
  • A Vicar Of Dibley Christmas At The Acorn Theatre Penzance
  • The Mousehole Cat
  • Christmas Party Night – Some Like It Hot At Tremenheere
  • Whodunnit? At The Boathouse Theatre St Ives

22nd December

  • Truro Christmas Market
  • Mrs Christmas Storytelling at The Old Foundry Chapel, Hayle
  • The Mousehole Cat
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • The Snow Queen Christmas Panto At Kidz R Us St Ives
  • Airfish Circus Christmas Spectacular, Penzance

23rd December

  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • The Snow Queen Christmas Panto At Kidz R Us St Ives
  • Boathouse Theatre Christmas Puppet Show, St Ives
  • Carols & Christingle At Zion Community Church, St Ives
  • The Mousehole Cat
  • Tom Bawcock’s Eve, Mousehole
  • A Christmas Carol, The Acorn Theatre Penzance
  • Amber Symons At The Balcony St Ives

24th December

  • The Mousehole Cat
  • Christmas Eve Swim, Penzance Prom
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • Cornish Carols For Christmas Eve At The Admiral Benbow Penzance
  • Christmas Eve Crib Service & Midnight Mass At Towednack Church
  • Christmas Eve Crib Service & Midnight Mass At St Ives Parish Church
  • Robin Curtis Live At Beer & Bird Christmas Eve
  • Late Night Carolling In St Ives (usually starts around 9pm)

25th December

  • Christmas Day!
  • Christmas Day Sung Mass At St Ives Parish Church
  • Christmas Day Service At Zion Community Church
  • Christmas Day Service At Fore Street Methodist Church St Ives
  • Gwithian Christmas Day Dip
  • Hayle Christmas Day Dip
  • Sennen Cove Christmas Day Dip
  • St Agnes Christmas Day Swim
  • Coverack Christmas Day Swim

26th December

  • St Ives Boxing Day Dip On Porthminster Beach
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods

27th December

  • St Ives Farmers’ Market
  • Tate Create: Christmas Holidays
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • The Snow Queen Panto At Kidz R Us St Ives
  • The Mousehole Cat
  • Painting Party With Barnoon Workshop
  • Live Music With Ryan Jones At The Sloop Inn St Ives

28th December

  • Tate Create: Christmas Holidays
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • The Snow Queen Panto At Kidz R Us St Ives
  • The Mousehole Cat
  • Whodunnit? At The Boathouse Theatre St Ives
  • Live Music With Bob Love At The Sloop Inn St Ives

29th December

  • Tate Create: Christmas Holidays
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • The Snow Queen Panto At Kidz R Us St Ives
  • The Mousehole Cat
  • Blonde E Live At The Kettle & Wink St Ives
  • Live Music With Joe Francis At The Sloop Inn St Ives

30th December

  • Tate Create: Christmas Holidays
  • Kidz R Us Opens For Fancy Dress Hire
  • Rogue Theatre Winter Wood At Tehidy Woods
  • The Snow Queen Panto At Kidz R Us St Ives
  • The Mousehole Cat
  • Boathouse Theatre Christmas Puppet Show, St Ives

31st December

  • Kidz R Us Opens For Fancy Dress Hire
  • Storytelling At The Minack – The Sea Show
  • The Mousehole Cat
  • The Sandy Acre 7 New Year’s Eve Party At The Guildhall St Ives
  • New Years Eve Celebrations & Fireworks In St Ives

1st January

  • Tate Create: Christmas Holidays
  • Truro Choral Society New Year Concert At Truro Cathedral
  • New Years Day Swims At Falmouth, Newquay, Looe & Fowey

2nd January

  • Tate Create: Chrismas Holidays
  • Storytelling At The Minack – Skillywidden

3rd January

  • St Ives Farmers’ Market



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