Art8 - Newquay's first Arts Festival returns to the town on 23rd May and runs until 26th May. Get prepared for a feast for the senses - a full 4 days of art, in 8 disciplines:

  • art
  • dance
  • design
  • photography
  • word
  • drama
  • music
  • craft

 Entry to most is free, but some of the events have a nominal charge.

Art8 Newquay has been arranged to celebrate and showcase, in a new and refreshing way, the wealth of hidden local creative talent for residents and visitors to enjoy.

Why Not Try ..

A Newquay Art8 Taster Workshop

Like speaking Spanish, clog dancing, glass fusing or t-shirt screen-printing to list a few. There is a nominal charge of £2 per workshop and you can book your place at Pot-tea Training in East Street in the two weeks running up to the festival and at the Lighthouse Cinema during Art8.

Postcards to Newquay

Want to own a mini masterpiece? A range of well known folk were asked to send a postcard to Newquay. Which has been done - paintings, photos, sketches and words on postcards. View them at the Lighthouse Cinema, guess who did what and join our silent auction to own one.