W. Oliver Allen & Sons
Self Catering Holiday Accommodation in Porthleven Cornwall
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woallen@btconnect.com   01326 562222
www.porth-leven.co.uk
Loe Bar Road, Porthleven, Cornwall. TR13 9EN

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Porthleven RNLI lifeboat Day

Porthleven RNLI lifeboat Day
Porthleven's RNLI Lifeboat Day.

Porthleven pilot gig racing - the Energetic

Porthleven pilot gig racing - race across the bay
Pilot Gig Boat Racing
Below is a list of the main village events, but also throughout the year in the public hall there are more events, talks and shows. Also various local organisations also hold fetes, barbecues and fund raisers on the Harbour Head as well as the summer Porthleven Market.
For an up to date information of what is going to happen look at “The Gate” down on the square. At the bottom of Fore Street on the corner of Commercial Road and Shute Lane.

 
January
    Porthleven's Branch of the Old Cornwall Society
Meet at the Public Hall 2.30pm on every 4th Tuesday of the month. All welcome i.e. not just old and Cornish!
http://www.oldcornwall.net/porthleven-ocs/4576250425
  February  
2022 19th
10am-12pm
Porthleven Climate Action Group - Tree planting event
To create a hedgerow alongside the new bridleway linking Porthleven to Penrose
Saturday 19th February
10-12pm
Meet at Penrose Hill Car Park
Bring sturdy boots (steel toe caps if you have them), gardening gloves if you have them, warm outdoor clothes that you don’t mind getting wet and muddy, a drink and a snack
All tree planting equipment provided
https://www.facebook.com/climateactionporthleven/
2022 24th
2pm
Porthleven Enviromental Group and Porthleven Companions   -
Wild flower Seed Sowing Wellington Road (Boslan Bus Stop area) as part of the Queens Platinum Jubilee Celebrations. Followed by tea and cake at the Public Hall.
https://www.facebook.com/porthlevenenvironment/
March
April
2022 Opening 10am – 5pm: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday each week during the Spring and Autumn. 7 days a week in July, August and early September. From Early April until end October TBC
Porthleven  Harbour Market -
Situated on the picturesque right-hand side (over "Breageside" as we locals say and/or "The Little Nation" if you go back a generation) of the Harbour. Opened in August 2009, the market has quickly become popular as a meeting place in good weather and a lively draw to residents and visitors with its cheerful traders and their unusual local crafts and foods
2022 22nd to 24th Porthleven Food Festival - 2022 Theme - Food For Thought - all about mental health
Discover a national and international chef's theatre, food stalls, street food, music by day and night and free family entertainment for all.
Porthleven Food Festival is an award-winning, community-led event. It brings families and foodies together to enjoy eats and beats around our picturesque Cornish harbour.
https://www.porthlevenfoodfestival.com/
May
June
2022 Thurs. 2nd Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration – Big Lunch
To celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee why not join us for a Big Lunch on Thursday 2nd June, 11am to 2pm, on the Moors Recreation Ground. The event aims to get families, friends and neighbours together to relax and socialise on this momentous day. It is completely free and everyone is welcome – just bring your own picnic and perhaps something to sit on.
Activities for the day will include:
Special Queen themed duck race
Sack races
Egg and spoon races
Wheelbarrow races
Quoits
Table tennis
and more
Please do come along – we’d love to see you.

(copied from: Porthleven Town Council News)
2022   Last Saturday in June
Annual St. Peterstide Celebrations. With a procession around the town and harbour, led by Porthleven Town Band.
     
July  
    Porthleven Race Across The Bay - Pilot Gig Race - Marazion to Porthleven
The race starts at Marazion Beach at 7pm and finishes approximately one hour later in Porthleven
    TBC Saturday 4th July until Sunday 5th September. 10am to 6pm
RNLI Lifeguard daily service
on the beach here at Porthleven. The lifeguards are based in their hut at Blue Buoy Steps. For tide times, sea conditions and beach advice.
    Porthleven Cricket Club Fete - The cricket ground, Methleigh Bottoms
10am to 4pm at the cricket ground. Raffle, car boot, bouncy castle, stalls, food and drink and classic cars and engines. Great family entertainment for all.
2022 Sat. 23rd Porthleven Pilot Gig Regatta Day
Pilot gigs from around the county racing off the harbour.
www.porthlevengigclub.com
  August  
    Porthleven Town Band Playing Every Sunday (weather permitting)
From 7.30pm Outside of the Harbour Inn on Commercial Road.
http://www.porthleventownband.co.uk
    An Exhibition of Old Porthleven -at the Methodist Church, Fore Street:  Free entry and coffee/teas available. come and get a feel of village life here in Porthleven with the annual August display in the church. Each year a different theme.
    Porthleven RNLI Lifeboat Day. A free family day out for all around the harbour at Porthleven. Includes a visit and rescue display from the RNLI Penlee Lifeboat and the coastguard SAR helicopter from Newquay. As well as water sports, stalls etc. A major village event attracting many hundreds of people raising funds for the RNLI.
Porthleven Fishemans and Boat Owners Association
Fish BBQ on the harbour head from 3pm with bar.
    Porthleven Village Show - Public Hall, Porthleven
Doors open 1.30pm and prize giving 4pm. Refreshments. Raffle.
Classes include: fruit & Vegetables, flowers, cookery, handicrafts, art, crafts, photography and children's.
Please support this great local event.
    Torchlight Procession. Held annually on the August Bank Holiday at dusk. Hundreds of torches parade around the village and harbour to the sound of Porthleven Town Band. Open to all and torches available at the harbour market.
  September
  Porthleven Carolaire: An annual event with performances from the Porthleven Town Band and The Praze/Hayle Male Voice. Open to all and free hymn sheet to all who attend to join in. Tommy Bray, from Four Lanes, and Angela Thomas, landlady of the Halzephron Inn at Gunwalloe, will compare the evening. Also raffle to raise funds for the band and choir.
  October
  Porthleven Lights Committee Annual Harvest Festival. 7.30pm for 8pm at the Atlantic Inn, Peverell Terrace. Auction of fruit and veg. and preserves. All welcome and proceeds toward the Porthleven lights.
November
Atlantic Inn coffee morning - in aid of Porthleven Christmas Lights
10.30-12noon. coffee & cakes, raffle, cards, jewellery, handmade gifts
Porthleven Harbour Market Christmas Faye
Harbour Head 10.00am to 4.30pm. local handmade crafts, clothing, jewellery, food and more
December
Porthleven Christmas Lights - Switch on of the Christmas lights around the harbour.
6.30pm at the Harbour Head.
Porthleven Town Band and Santa.
    Porthleven Harbour Market Christmas Faye
Harbour Head 10.00am to 4.30pm. local handmade crafts, clothing, jewellery, food and more
    Porthleven Bickford-Smith Institute Annual Christmas Concert with Porthleven Town Band
At St. Bartholomew's Church 7.00pm for 7.30 start. £4 Admission. All Welcome.