Around the Village

Alongside the attractions of the main marquee in the Harbour area, there will be, once again, a number of other events around the village.


Village ARTS Trail

A Family VillageTrail can be collected (and returned to) BOSCASTLE GARAGE, SPAR and BOSCASTLE STORES. Collect one and HAVE A GO !
Children will get a small prize for handing in the completed Trail – and may well receive a surprise in the post later !

Trail Bus

Please jump on and off the dedicated “TRAIL BUS” to reach the places on the Festival map.
It runs constantly through the day so the same one “will be along in a minute”
Catch the bus to the “top” of the village and walk back down via several routes, to the Main Marquee and the many events going on in the Harbour.

Open Gardens

Come and see a fantastic garden at the top of the village – “Half Acre” with the amazing Sculpture Garden of renowned sculptor Carole Vincent. Also an Art Exhibition from associated artists

Open Studios/Exhibition

Many Artists local to the village invite you to see their work – please see the detailed map for their venues

Meet YOUNG BOSCASTLE for some fundraising fun
At the Methodist Chapel – Parents and children from the Boscastle Scouts and Beavers
and at the Play School – Parents and children from Playschool

Boscastle School

An unusual chance to visit the school building you may have attended ?
Relieve old memories and see what has changed.
Also housing a display from Boscastle Art Group display and Treknow wood turners.

Taster sessions at the Community Centre

Come and meet some of the Artists and Craftspeople – sit down, try a new technique and even make something to take away. (Small fee for materials used.)

Over the 2 days we have a wide selection of techniques for visitors to dip into – felting, machine embroidery, willow work, fabric crafts, sketching, jewellery making, clay work, origami , wire work, card making – and the list keeps getting longer !

The Boscastle Village Archive is open over the 2 days – a fascinating glimpse at this interesting collection whether you live here fulltime, or pat time, or just love to visit.

To kick start the Festival

Anna Murphy and Bagas Degol present SALT ROAD, coming to the Village Hall on Saturday 26th September.
An Evening of Stories and Music about the Sea and how it shapes us; those who leave, stay behind and those who come back.

Tickets will be available at start of September from Boscastle Artists at The Wellington Mill

Boscastle Artists Co-operative, Wellington Mill

Weather dependant Parent/child creative workshops – paint, print, fold and build – wait and see what we have planned! , please come!
A small fee will be charged for materials used.

Green Scene

Entertainers from SWAMP CIRCUS will be joining us and, if the weather is kind, there should be chance to try your skills at some of the tricks of these Big Top entertainers – A festival First!