It’s time to unleash the beast at the Beast of Bodmin Carnival.
Saturday 26 August, from 9:30am til late
This exciting Summer event celebrates the mythical Beast of Bodmin and its iconic moorland home. At the all day event, you’ll find lantern-making workshops, crafts, face-painting and much more within the historic walls of the old jail courtyard, offering you fun, adventure and a few surprises for the whole family.
The Courtyard comes alive with activities from 09:30am:
Indulge your creativity in the lantern-making workshop
Lose yourself in the stories of the £10million immersive Bodmin Jail Museum*
Delight the children with a beast of a makeover with the face-painting
Unwind with a Cornish pasty and ice-cream at the Beast Feast, a food extravaganza using fresh, locally sourced produce
The evening celebrations kick off from 7pm:
Join the mesmerising lantern procession as it bursts through the imposing gateway to the Jail
Marvel at the fire breathers and circus performers
Relax with live music and a hog roast before the grand fireworks finale
* Normal admission rates apply for the Museum