Fowey Festival of Words and Music
The du Maurier Festival was launched in 1997 and celebrated Dame Daphne du Maurier who lived and wrote in the area.
This year it was relaunched as The Fowey Festival of Music and Words and was a sparkling mix of star names, guided walks, talks, drama, community events and free entertainment. Keep an eye on the website for full information and the latest announcements for 2014, www.foweyfestival.com.
2013's Festival was busier than ever before with a fantastic range of events and activities: guided walks, talks by authors and celebrities, performances by star names, and lots of community events, including plays, concerts, exhibitions, boat trips and much more.
Some of the events included: An Intimate Evening with Ruthie Henshaw, The National Youth Jazz Orchestra, Sean Walsh & Josh Widdicombe and The Duchy Opera performing Baron Herzogs Box of Operatic Delights 2013.
In addition to all the programmed events, there was free entertainment on Fowey’s Town Quay, church concerts, plays and a series of talks in Fowey’s Town Hall on specialist and Cornish themes.
Accommodation is at a premium during the festival so if you're thinking of coming to the 2014 festival, book early to avoid disappointment, you can look at our online accommodation guide or call us on 01726 833616 if you would like us to make a booking for you for a small fee.