The Journal

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 …

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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