The 3 Best Festivals in the South West in April

The South West offers a host of festivals throughout the year. Here are the Top 3 Festivals in April 2023!

The South West offers a host of festivals throughout the year. You can choose from food and drink, music and literary events to name a few. Some are free to attend while others require tickets. Why not combine driving a section of South West 660 with one of these listed below? Don’t forget to check on the organisers’ websites to get the most up-to-date information and how to book.

St Endellion Easter Festival: 8 – 16 April

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the St Endellion Easter Festival offers classical music and literary sessions. You can enjoy intimate chamber music, cosy candlelit concerts or join in the Come and Sing event on the first day. Literary lunchtime events take place on 11 and 13 April in collaboration with the North Cornwall Book Festival.

Porthleven Food Festival: 21 – 23 April

The Porthleven Food Festival is a three-day food and music event in partnership with acclaimed chef Jude Kereama. Expect a chefs’ theatre, food and farmers market, masterclasses, net loft feast nights and music at various venues across Porthleven.

Salcombe Crabfest: 30 April

Crabfest celebrates Salcombe’s fishing and tourism and you can sample delicious food from stalls and restaurants. Organised by the Rotary Club of Salcombe, the event also aims to raise money for local Devon charities. This year’s charities are Chill South Devon, Devon Mind and Devon Air Ambulance.


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