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St Ives September Festival

Starts: 14th Sep 2019

Annual 15-day festival of music and arts with more than 300 events at St Ives, Cornwall


Start Date

14th Sep 2019

End Date

28th Sep 2019


St Ives, Cornwall


Dougie MacLean, Show of Hands, Dervish, Sam Kelly and The Lost Boys, Katie Kirk and Rick Williams, Geoff Lakeman, Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow


More than 300 events over 15 days make Cornwall's annual St Ives September Festival a must for music and arts lovers from near and far.

The vibrant Festival, which runs from September 14 to 28 this year, extends the town's summer holiday season deep into September.

Headline acts this year include Scottish folk-singing legend Dougie MacLean, Festival patrons Show of Hands, iconic Irish band Dervish and Geoff Lakeman, father of the West Country Lakeman folk family.
The musical line-up also includes Cornwall folk duo Katie Kirk and Rick Williams, Kit Hawes and Aaron Catlow from the band Sheelanagig, John Otway and Wild Willy Barrett and ARKangel with more still to be announced.
The Festival also contains a five-night Film Season focused on musicals - including a Rocky Horror Show theme night - theatre, open art studios, art and craft courses, talks, walks, a pit fired ceramic demonstration on Porthmeor Beach, Bob Devereux's daily free open-air lunchtime poetry and music in Norway Square and a wide nightly choice of free music in most of St Ives' pubs.

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