Newquay Events in April 2017

April brings the start of the season as businesses open for the first time this year and everybody’s focussed on giving great experiences to locals and visitors.
Newquay Events, April 2017The official start date of the tourist season is Easter, which is in mid April 2017 – so the weather has a chance of being quite warm. Local businesses will be dusting off their wares, rolling up their sleeves – and starting to gauge what the public will want from them this year, so they can then look at finalising their planned events for the year ahead in more detail.

Taking a look at what’s ahead, here are some local events occurring in Newquay in April 2017 of interest to residents of Newquay and visitors alike:

1, April 2017

  • Saturday 1 Apr 2017 - 12AM to 12AM

    Natty Surf Jam 2017, Newquay

    A Festival of Music and Surfing to raise awareness and support for young adults struggling with mental health related illnesses. In memory of local surfer Nathaniel Loney, who tragically lost his life at the age of 25. There will be a Longboard Competition at Fistral Beach, Newquay and other surfing events throughout the day. Lots […]


  • 2, April 2017

  • Sunday 2 Apr 2017 - 8AM to 12PM

    Weekly Table Top Sale, St Columb Minor, St Columb Minor

    On Sunday mornings there is an indoor table top sale at St Columb Minor Memorial Hall. Stalls, local produce/food to buy – and refreshments. Times: 8:15am – 12 noon Postcode: TR7 3EY While these sales are regularly held, it is always possible that any event can be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, so always check […]


  • Sunday 2 Apr 2017 - 11AM to 1PM

    Seaquest Sundays 2017,

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust, with Newquay Marine Group, invite you to join them on Towan Head, Newquay to look for cetaceans (that’s sea life to you and me! Whales, dolphins, and porpoises). When: First Sunday of the month, 11am to 1pm. Free event. 


  • 5, April 2017

  • Wednesday 5 Apr 2017 - 9AM to 1PM

    Goonhavern Indoor Car Boot Sale Wednesdays, Goonhavern

    Goonhavern hosts two indoor car boot sales on two Wednesdays each month – and one on the last Saturday of each month, just 2-3 miles from Newquay. Table top sales are on the first Wednesday and the third Wednesday each month and include a variety of bric a brac, new and used goods as well […]


  • 8, April 2017

  • Saturday 8 Apr 2017 - 9AM to 10AM

    Porth Beach Clean April 2017, Newquay

    Surfers Against Sewage (SAS), in partnership with Ecover, have organised a Beach Clean up at Porth Beach on Saturday 8 April 2017. There’s another beach clean on the same date at 11am at Great Western Beach. Start time: 9am Organiser: Sam Carr Details: Porth Beach Clean April 2017


  • Saturday 8 Apr 2017 - 10AM to 12PM

    Beach Clean April 2017,

    There is a beach clean up at Lower Gannel, Newquay, organised by Newquay Marine Group on Saturday 8 April. Start Time: 10am, for 2 hours. Meet at the Lower Gannel Car Park. Website: Gannel Beach Clean


  • Saturday 8 Apr 2017 - 11AM to 12PM

    Great Western Beach Clean April 2017, Newquay

    Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) are organising a Beach Clean up at Great Western Beach on Saturday 8 April 2017. There’s an earlier beach clean on the same date at 9am at Porth Beach. Start time: 11am Website: SAS


  • 9, April 2017

  • Sunday 9 Apr 2017 - 8AM to 12PM

    Weekly Table Top Sale, St Columb Minor, St Columb Minor

    On Sunday mornings there is an indoor table top sale at St Columb Minor Memorial Hall. Stalls, local produce/food to buy – and refreshments. Times: 8:15am – 12 noon Postcode: TR7 3EY While these sales are regularly held, it is always possible that any event can be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, so always check […]


  • Sunday 9 Apr 2017 - 10AM to 1PM

    Indoor Car Boot Sale, Sundays,

    On every second Sunday of the month an indoor car boot sale is held at the Cornish Birds of Prey Centre between Newquay and Wadebridge. This is an indoor event – with plenty of free on site parking. Dogs are not allowed inside the car boot area, but there is a free small dog walking […]


  • Sunday 9 Apr 2017 - 11AM to 2PM

    Holywell Bay Big Spring Beach Clean April 2017, Holywell

    As part of the Big Spring Beach Clean, Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) are organising a Beach Clean up at Holywell Bay Beach on Sunday 9 April 2017. Meet at the car park. Start time: 11am. End time:2pm Organiser: Maren Sheldon Website: Big Spring Beach Clean, Holywell


  • 15, April 2017

  • Saturday 15 Apr 2017 - 1PM to 4PM

    Viola Recital, Crantock Church, Newquay

    This is a fundraising event for the Wave Project – a three hour viola recital at Crantock Church – free entry, donations requested to go towards the Wave Project. Adam Pearson on the Viola and Margaret De Valois on Piano, playing Joplin’s The Entertainer, Rachmaninov’s Vocalise, Massenet’s Meditation, and more. Free admission, with donations accepted for […]


  • 16, April 2017

  • Sunday 16 Apr 2017 - 8AM to 12PM

    Weekly Table Top Sale, St Columb Minor, St Columb Minor

    On Sunday mornings there is an indoor table top sale at St Columb Minor Memorial Hall. Stalls, local produce/food to buy – and refreshments. Times: 8:15am – 12 noon Postcode: TR7 3EY While these sales are regularly held, it is always possible that any event can be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, so always check […]


  • Sunday 16 Apr 2017 - 1PM to 2PM

    Newquay Lions Easter Egg Hunt 2017, Newquay

    On Easter Sunday only, bring a spade to the beach for a free Easter Egg Hunt organised by Newquay Lions Club, supported by Sainsburys. Prizes to be won – everybody welcome, age 1-101. Where: Towan Beach When: Easter Sunday 16 April 2017, 1pm to 2.30pm


  • 19, April 2017

  • Wednesday 19 Apr 2017 - 9AM to 1PM

    Goonhavern Table Top Sales Wednesdays, Goonhavern

    Goonhavern hosts indoor table top & car boot sales on two Wednesdays each month – and one on the last Saturday of each month, just 2-3 miles from Newquay. Table top sales are on the first Wednesday and the third Wednesday each month and include a variety of bric a brac, new and used goods […]


  • 22, April 2017

  • Saturday 22 Apr 2017 - 10AM to 4PM

    Weekend Plants & Produce Sale, April, Mawgan Porth

    There is a plants and produce sale, with craft stalls and refreshments at Mawgan Porth Village Hall over the weekend. On site parking available. When: Saturday 22 April 2017, 10am to 5pm and Sunday 23 April 10am to 4pm Where: Mawgan Porth Village Hall.


  • 23, April 2017

  • Sunday 23 Apr 2017 - 8AM to 12PM

    Weekly Table Top Sale, St Columb Minor, St Columb Minor

    On Sunday mornings there is an indoor table top sale at St Columb Minor Memorial Hall. Stalls, local produce/food to buy – and refreshments. Times: 8:15am – 12 noon Postcode: TR7 3EY While these sales are regularly held, it is always possible that any event can be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, so always check […]


  • Sunday 23 Apr 2017 - 10AM to 4PM

    Weekend Plants & Produce Sale, April, Mawgan Porth

    There is a plants and produce sale, with craft stalls and refreshments at Mawgan Porth Village Hall over the weekend. On site parking available. When: Saturday 22 April 2017, 10am to 5pm and Sunday 23 April 10am to 4pm Where: Mawgan Porth Village Hall.


  • 27, April 2017

  • Thursday 27 Apr 2017 - 12AM to 12AM

    Art8 Newquay 2017 Arts Festival,

    This is the 6th Art8 Arts & Culture Festival, running over the May Bank Holiday 2017 from Thursday 27 April to Monday 1 May.  Find out what, where and when on their Facebook page for up to date events and happenings. Art, events, music, performances and more. Facebook Page: Art8 Newquay 2017


  • 28, April 2017

  • Friday 28 Apr 2017 - 12AM to 12AM

    Art8 Newquay 2017 Arts Festival,

    This is the 6th Art8 Arts & Culture Festival, running over the May Bank Holiday 2017 from Thursday 27 April to Monday 1 May.  Find out what, where and when on their Facebook page for up to date events and happenings. Art, events, music, performances and more. Facebook Page: Art8 Newquay 2017


  • Friday 28 Apr 2017 - 12AM to 12AM

    Pie & Ale Festival 2017, Smugglers' Den, Newquay

    The 18th annual Pie & Ale Festival will be held at the Smugglers’ Den, Cubert, Newquay over the May Bank Holiday Weekend 2017. Over 80 fine ales and 20 ciders and a vast range of homemade pies and fresh food available. Live entertainment in the Festival Marquee. When: Doors open at 6pm on Thursday 27 May, […]


  • 29, April 2017

  • Saturday 29 Apr 2017 - 12AM to 12AM

    Art8 Newquay 2017 Arts Festival,

    This is the 6th Art8 Arts & Culture Festival, running over the May Bank Holiday 2017 from Thursday 27 April to Monday 1 May.  Find out what, where and when on their Facebook page for up to date events and happenings. Art, events, music, performances and more. Facebook Page: Art8 Newquay 2017


  • Saturday 29 Apr 2017 - 12AM to 12AM

    Pie & Ale Festival 2017, Smugglers' Den, Newquay

    The 18th annual Pie & Ale Festival will be held at the Smugglers’ Den, Cubert, Newquay over the May Bank Holiday Weekend 2017. Over 80 fine ales and 20 ciders and a vast range of homemade pies and fresh food available. Live entertainment in the Festival Marquee. When: Doors open at 6pm on Thursday 27 May, […]


  • Saturday 29 Apr 2017 - 9AM to 12PM

    Fistral Beach Clean (Monthly) 2017, Newquay

    Every month, every year, an enthusiastic group of volunteers meet up for two hours and give Fistral Beach a good clean up, removing anything that’s considered rubbish from the beaches on the last Saturday of the month. Working with Cornwall County Council and other interested organisations the Fistral beach clean up has been running successfully […]


  • Saturday 29 Apr 2017 - 9AM to 1PM

    Goonhavern Car Boot Sales Saturdays, Goonhavern

    Goonhavern holds a car boot sale and indoor table top sale on the last Saturday of the month, February through to the end of November. There are also two table top sales on the first Wednesday and the third Wednesday each month with a variety of bric a brac, new and used goods as well […]


  • Saturday 29 Apr 2017 - 10AM to 12PM

    Newquay Marine Trail, Towan Blystra, Newquay

    Learn about the coastal history of Newquay on a guided Marine Walk and Talk, lead by an expert historian from the Newquay Old Cornwall Society and local community museum. Take in the landmarks of the Newquay coastline including the Fish Cellars, Huers Hut, Newquay harbour and the old Lifeboat house and slipway – all brought to life […]


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