Hayle, Cornwall. Famous for its three mile stretch of soft golden sand, stretching from St Ives to Godrevy Lighthouse. Popular with holiday makers and offering a wide variety of activities and facilities just a short distance from the sea and one of the UK's most beautiful bays.

Gig racing in the estuary

2009-10 Events in Hayle

There are a wide variety of annual and one-off events in Hayle and surrounding areas. Please contact us if you know of an event that should be listed here.

  • Penwith Light and Life
    Sunday 19th Dec 6.00pm Candlelit service with the Gospel Choir at Hayle Community School (NO morning service that day)
    Sat 25th Dec 10.30am Christmas service at Bodriggy School All enquiries to tel 01736 351792 or email penwith@lightandlife.co.uk
  • 8 March 2010 (Mon) - Retail and the World Wide Web
    CANCELLED                     Online retailing, virtual footfall, the costs and what you need to know to make it all work.  6pm-9pm.  Buffet supper included.
    To book your FREE workshop space at the Passmore Edwards Institute, contact the HAPP Office on 01736 755448 or email admin@hayleareaplan.org.uk
    A Cornwall Retail Skills training event (Session 4)
  • 8 February 2010 (Mon) - Ban the Brand
    CANCELLED                     Branding is a science, but how does it work?  Why is it important?  How can you develop your own business branding to bring you more customers?  6pm-9pm.  Buffet supper included.
    To book your FREE workshop space at the Passmore Edwards Institute, contact the HAPP Office on 01736 755448 or email admin@hayleareaplan.org.uk
    A Cornwall Retail Skills training event (Session 3)  
  • 21 October 2009 (Wed) - Interview training in oral history for all ages
    This CAVA training was for those interested in learning how to record local people's memories of Hayle.  The training was organised by the Hayle Oral History Project.  Details or questions contact Lucy on 01736 753952 (anytime on Tuesday/Wednesday or on Thursday afternoons) or email hayle.history@btconnect.com
  • 12 October 2009 (Mon) - Create the Magic of Christmas in your windows
    6-9pm.Retail guru Peter Cooper comes back to Hayle to deliver an inspirational session on visual merchandising and how to design great window displays.
    A Cornwall Retail Skills training event (Session 2)
  • 14 September 2009 (Mon) - Selling more and marketing smarter in a recession
    6-9pm.  Retail guru Peter Cooper delivered an informative session understanding your customer; maximising marketing opportunities; developing a marketing strategy and plan; making things happen; increasing footfall, average spend and sales; and effective selling techniques. 
    A Cornwall Retail Skills training event (Session 1).
  • 27 August 2009 (Thur) - Hayle Tales Bike Ride
    6.30pm-7.30pm. With trained instructor David Cross.  A joint Hayle Oral History Project & Hayle Community Archive event.
  • 26 August 2009 (Wed) - Hayle Tales Heritage Walk: Foundry & Millpond Gardens
    6.30pm-7.30pm. With Georgina Schofield.  A joint Hayle Oral History Project & Hayle Community Archive event.
  • 25 August 2009 (Tues) - Hayle Tales Heritage Walk: Copperhouse Pool
    6.30pm-7.30pm. With Chris Quick. A joint Hayle Oral History Project & Hayle Community Archive event.
  • 24 August 2009 (Mon) - Hayle Tales Short Films
    From 6.30pm. Premiere of new film created by Hayle Youth Project, premiere of 5 animations created by BA Animation students from University College Falmouth and an animation by children from Bodriggy, Connor Downs, Gwinear, Penpol and Leedstown schools. Free entry and refreshments. Possible live music or 30 minute archive film screening. At Hayle Town Youth Club on Humphry Davy Lane TR27. Details 01736 753962.
  • 23 August 2009 (Sun) - Hayle Triathalon
    Sprint. Hayle Swimming Pool and Copperhouse Pool.
  • 22 August (Sat) - U14 Rowing & Pilot Gig Championships
    At Copperhouse Pool in Hayle. See 25 July.
  • 20 August 2009 (Thur) - Hayle Tales Bike Ride
    6.30pm-7.30pm. With trained instructor David Cross. A joint Hayle Oral History Project & Hayle Community Archive event.
  • 19 August 2009 (Wed) - Hayle Tales Heritage Walk: Copperhouse Pool
    6.30pm-7.30pm. With Georgina Schofield.   A joint Hayle Oral History Project & Hayle Community Archive event.
  • 13 August 2009 (Thur) - Hayle Tales Bike Ride
    6.30pm-7.30pm. With trained instructor David Cross. A joint Hayle Oral History Project & Hayle Community Archive event.
  • 12 August 2009 (Wed) - Hayle Tales Heritage Walk: Foundry & Millpond Gardens
    6.30pm-7.30pm. With Georgina Schofield. A joint Hayle Oral History Project & Hayle Community Archive event.
  • 11 August 2009 (Tues) - Hayle Tales Heritage Walk: Copperhouse Pool
    6.30pm-7.30pm. With Chris Quick.  A joint Hayle Oral History Project & Hayle Community Archive event.
  • 26 July 2009 (Sun) - Hayle Triathalon
    Standard. Hayle Swimming Pool and Copperhouse Pool.
  • 26 July-2 August 2009 (Sun-Sun) - Hayle Art Society Members Exhibition
    Exhibition in Phillack Church Hall (next to The Cinnamon Trust). Open Mon-Sat 10am-6pm and Sundays 10am-4pm.
  • 25 July 2009 (Sat) - U14 Rowing and Pilot Gig Championships
    At Copperhouse Pool in Hayle. See 22 August.
  • 14 June 2009 (Sun) - Godrevy Midsummer Swellboard Classic
    Fun surf competition with boards supplied. Fancy dress!
  • 23-29 May 2009 (Daily) - Kidz R Us Half Term Production
    Great version of Disney's Alice in Wonderland Junior.
  • 11 May 2009 (Mon) - Intro to Sustainable Tourism
    11am-3pm. Led by COAST Project, this session explored ways to greening up your business and save money in the process. Local ambassador June Donnery from Riviere Sands Holiday Park. COAST Project: 01872 562057 or jemma@coastproject.co.uk
  • 3 May 2009 (Sun) - Hayle Oral History Project Launch
    2-4pm at Hayle Day Care Centre. Soundbites, photographs, the premiere of Hayle Regatta Animation Film, live music, and a guided walk & cycle ride.