The Journal

Words and Workshops

Our literary line-up has landed! Across five fantastic stages, the literature programme features award-winning scribblers, novelists, historians and cultural commentators. The 2017 programme is looking very special …

What’s on at Port Eliot House & Gardens

There’s lots happening at Port Eliot House & Gardens over the coming months, so whether you’re local or just fancy a Cornish jaunt, be sure to …

First acts announced for 2017

The news is finally in! We’re very pleased to reveal the first wave of acts and artists that will be heading to Cornwall for …

Port Eliot 2017 in pictures

Our photo edit of this year’s festival

Disco Couture in the Walled Garden

In the week that fashion designer Michael Halpern made his debut on the official London Fashion Week schedule, we are excited to bring you …

The Port Eliot 2017 Reading List

This time of year, when the nights are long and the weather is not exactly enticing, our favourite refuge is between the pages of a good …

TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Our official short film has arrived so why don’t you relive the reverie and the memories of this year’s glorious festival. And we’re delighted …

THE FUTURE OF THE FESTIVAL

We know you’ve all been waiting on tenterhooks to hear more about the future of Port Eliot so we’re delighted to announce that the …

THANK YOU!

Well that was a little bit marvellous wasn’t it? Thank you so much to all who came. Every one of you played a part …

Download our 2016 Programme

IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR OUR 2019 PROGRAMME, YOU’LL FIND IT HERE. You can now download our programme with timetables. We’d like to apologise for …

Peregrine St Germans

Everybody at Port Eliot is sad beyond measure at having to confirm that Peregrine, Lord St Germans, passed away on the afternoon of Friday …

WELCOME TO LARK’S HAVEN

Lark’s Haven is Port Eliot’s brand new wellbeing field brought to you in partnership with Weleda. Together we have created a space of relaxation, pampering, …

PARTICIPATION

“Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole Hog.” – Roald Dahl Rolling your …

LOUIS ELIOT’S FESTIVAL PLAYLIST

The following article was published in Q Magazine. You can listen to Louis’s festival playlist on Spotify HERE. Port Eliot Festival takes place at …

WARDROBE DEPARTMENT LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

There’s just over three weeks until the festival gates open, which will see the brightest emerging talents and the stalwarts of the fashion industry …

FORAGING & OUTDOOR COOKING

Is there anything more satisfying than wild cooking? Dipping into nature’s cupboard for the freshest ingredients and firing up the stove with bird song …

CORNWALL – A FOOD ODYSSEY

Local food lover Charlotte Allen (@lottiea) has her finger on Cornwall’s culinary pulse. Here, she recommends her favourite restaurants, cafes and pubs.  “There are so …

WORDS – AT A GLANCE

From the very early days of Port Eliot Festival, our aim has always been ‘to do things differently with words’. This year, Whitnail & …

WIN A MAGICAL WEEKEND AT PORT ELIOT

We have an incredible prize for one lucky winner and their even luckier guest. Two tickets for Port Eliot Festival with dinner at Polpo’s …

Design a Space Mission

The Eden Project is bringing its ‘Destination Space’ programme to Cornwall’s Port Eliot Festival, providing festival goers with a direct connection to astronaut Tim …

TOP 10 CORNISH PICNIC SPOTS

By Visit Cornwall Cornwall’s outstanding coastline, rugged uplands and peaceful woodland areas make it the perfect place for a spot of al-fresco dining. Below …

5 CORNISH NATURE EXPERIENCES

By Visit Cornwall Experience history and the natural beauty of the Cornish Coastline at Tintagel Castle, Tintagel  At Tintangel castle you can experience both …

5 KAYAKING SPOTS WITH BEAUTIFUL VIEWS

By Visit Cornwall  Surrounded by the sea on three sides and with almost 300 miles of coastline, you are never far from that narrow …

10 SPECTACULAR CORNISH BEACHES

By Visit Cornwall Our pick of some of the most beautiful beaches everyone should visit in Cornwall. Whitsand Bay, Torpoint Whitsand Bay Beach, located …

2016 LITERARY LINE-UP

This year’s literary line-up brings you a glorious mixture of big names and more than its fair share of surprises. We have award-winning novelists …

FIRST LINE-UP RELEASE

Port Elioters! Here’s a little taste of what’s in store for you at this year’s festival. We’ll be bringing you much more over the …

WORKSHOPS APLENTY

Workshop coordinator Grace Craigan fills us in on some exciting additions to this year’s workshop programme.  “If there’s one thing we know about our …

HOUSE & GARDEN OPEN SEASON

Springtime at Port Eliot is sensational and has arrived just in time for the annual House & Garden Open Season. For 100 days only, …

NEW WELLBEING AREA

We have a real treat in store for you this year as we launch Lark’s Haven – our brand new mindfulness and wellbeing area. Lark’s …

NEW SCIENCE VENUE

Science is coming to Port Eliot this year with the Round Room being transformed into a classroom unlike any you’ve seen before. We’re delighted …

FLOWER & FODDER NEWS

The festival’s food and flora stage is where the country’s greatest horticulturists and culinary geniuses give talks and demos. The Flower and Fodder Show …

TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Spring is coming and here at Port Eliot we’re dreaming of long summer days by the estuary…and Port Eliot Festival 2016! Last year’s festival was …

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