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There’s plenty going on in the Shipyard Market across all three days of the Festival. Pop in for some great food and drink tasters and samples as well as arts and crafts demos brought to you in association with Porthleven Arts Community.

Events will run across all three days of the Festival unless otherwise stated. 

Porthleven Arts Community presents… Art and craft demos

Wooden spoon marbling workshops at Hand & Palm – £2 per small spoon /£5 per large spoon (drop in throughout the weekend).

Make a scrunchie headband using beautifully illustrated fabric with Dungaroos and Nyassa Hinde Illustration. Sunday only from 10:30am. Pre booking required via eventbrite. Participants will receive a free pack of recycled fabric at the workshop so that your sewing journey can continue at home. To book search eventbrite: Make a scrunchie headband | Porthleven Food Festival. 

Marvel at David Cusick’s wonderful wood turning demos. Dave is a master craftsman with an eye for selecting the perfect form to enhance the natural beauty of a piece of wood.

Try your hand at block printmaking with community artist Natasha Mcewan who’ll be sharing the best ways to print fruit and vegetable prints. Budding printers of all ages Ann abilities are welcome to come along and make tote shoppers, tea towels and drawstring bags to take home.  

Food & Drink

Ced’s Bagels – look out for limited edition Food Festival bagels. 

Radish Vegetarian Cafe – all day Thali’s, Indian street food tasters and discount vouchers.

Truly Cornish – free cake tasters (Friday only).

Good Vibes Smoothie Bar – Keep your energy flowing with healthy Food Festival Special Kombucha Mocktails.

Mounts Bay Distillery – craft Cornish rum tasting

Josh’s Chocolate – free handmade chocolate samples.

Curio Spirits Company – tastings of their craft Cornish gin range.

Porthleven Beer Seller – sample world craft beers all day on Saturday. 

Other retail

Cornwall Lavender – free samples of Cornish lavender soap  and entry into free prize draws to win a special luxury lavender gift box. (Friday only)

Yellow Snail pebble art – Sunday discount voucher giveaways.

Sapling and Bud plants – expert horticultural advice and selling their range of greenery. 

Ebb and Flow – Food Festival special of 10% off all fair trade goods.

Silvia Care Silver jewellery – Sunday discount voucher giveaways.