Truro Festival

Truro Festival

4 – 20 April 2014. This Easter welcomes the return of Truro Festival, and the hotly anticipated event schedule for the cities art, music and culture festival is now available.

The annual two week festival, which runs from 4 – 20 April is organised and funded by Totally Truro BID and celebrates the diversity and creativity of the arts within the city. Incorporating art, music, theatre, film, literature, dance, comedy and Cornish culture offering a fantastic array of events for all ages and interests.

Truro Festival welcomes the return of many amazing art practitioners and performers, including; The Story Republic, Travelogue Kernow, Tim Shaw, Scary Little Girls and award winning film maker Brett Harvey.

The literary choice for this year’s festival has increased to include many popular authors, writers and poets including; Sally Crabtree, Liz Fenwick, Anna Maria Murphy and Becca Gregson.

As well as over 20 workshops taking place at Truro Arts Company on River Street, there will also be film making workshops and dance workshops on Lemon Quay plus Screen-print workshops and a Sketchbook Jam in the Lemon Street Market.

The closing festival weekend will see a second influx of big music events on Lemon Quay featuring the best of the South West's original live music on Friday 18, followed by the return of last year’s sell-out gig with Backbeat Soundsystem on Saturday 19.

Finally, the Easter Sunday Party is a culmination of all the events that will have taken place during Truro Festival. This family fun packed afternoon as an opportunity for all to join in the free party with live music from Polly Money and Boho Road. The perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon in Spring with the family – it will be a lovely free community event, with locally made food, fun activities for kids, paper aeroplane competitions– a good old get together!

There are over 60 events in this year’s programme. Take a look through the extensive event line- up at where you will also find ticket price and purchase information. Join in the conversation on Facebook and Twitter, or pick up a free event guide from cafes, shops and the Tourist Information Centre in Truro.