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Each year Cornwall hosts a huge collection of fantastic events, with a wide range of cultural experiences available to all. Plenty of these events are based close to Fowey just waiting to be discovered.

With music, food and theatre drawing visitors from all over the country these are events that should not be missed. We have selected a few of our favourites from the Cornish calendar. If you’re attending an event and need somewhere to stay, call us on 01726 833302 and book a room. Read more

This weekend sees the start of Fowey Festival of Words & Music which runs from Saturday 9 May to Saturday 16 May. There are lots of events taking place, some ticketed and others entirely free. We have picked out a few of the week’s events we particularly like the sound of. Read more

The sun has been shining on Cornwall for the past month resulting in many evenings of alfresco dining, enjoying music in beer gardens and many a sunburnt nose. With July slowly pushing us towards the middle of the Great British Summer, there’s plenty to see, do and take part in while the weather is still glorious! Read more

So you want to wow your friends with impeccable hosting skills? Make it an evening they’ll remember?

You’re in luck – we can help. Being in the hospitality industry, the team behind Q restaurant housed within the luxury hotel in Cornwall, The Old Quay House, know a thing or two about how to deliver excellent service. Alex our restaurant manager knows it’s the small details that count. He suggests starting with background music – the unofficial rule books say you should be able to hear it in the distance without it being obtrusive – did you know that? Read more

Do you ever wish you could copy your favourite restaurant’s music collection?

Fans of Q restaurant at The Old Quay House can do exactly that! We’ve put together a sample list of our favourite tracks so you can download them at home. Read more

Finger bowls, check! Soft chunky bread, check! Big bowl of fresh Cornish mussels, check! Seafood fanatics, grab your diaries, and save this date now: 23rd & 24th June 2012 – the inaugural Fowey Mussel Festival 2012. Read more