St Ives September Festival

Held in various locations around St Ives, Cornwall,

Date: 12 September 20 — 26 September 20 | Report this event.

Entrance Price free Per person

The St Ives September Festival began in a back kitchen in Teetotal Street in September 1977 bringing together the diverging interests of several arts and music professionals. The first Festival, which ran from 14th to 24th September 1978 was already ambitious in its scope and covered folk music, dance, fine arts, chamber music, poetry, arts & crafts and theatre, and even featured a very young Nigel Kennedy.

The Festival has continued ever since, with a few short breaks, and with different organisations responsible for arranging the programme. It has always been a very important part of the town’s cultural life, and people come from year to year to take advantage of the very wide range of events that are on offer.

Currently the committee consisted of about sixteen people of varying expertise, all of whom are volunteers. The Committee oversees the organisation of the Festival and each member is responsible for their own area of interest.

With at least two hundred events the recent Festival has been more ambitious than ever; reaching out to all ages and interests, in various venues around the town.

St Ives annual music and arts festival which features a host of events across town.

These include:

  • Music
  • Exhibitions
  • Walks
  • Open Studios
  • Talks
  • Workshops
  • Comedy
  • Films
  • Theatre
  • Plays
  • Stories
  • Poetry
  • Street Entertainment

Additional Information

Event Location: West Pier,, Wharf Rd, Saint Ives TR26 1LF, United Kingdom

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