The Great Estate Festival 1st - 3rd June 2018 - Scorrier House, Cornwall

After an incredible debut sellout year, with gleaming reviews and thousands of delighted revellers, we are back in 2018 with even more weird and wonderful happenings..
Crack of dawn tickets on sale now... A limited number available

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Welcome to the Great Estate, The most rambunctious Garden Féte.. Expect major international headline acts, a rambunctious mix of comedy, theatre, music and the arts all within the beautiful grounds of Scorrier Estate.

Together with: Vintage fairground, Woodland silent disco, The secret gin garden, Burlesque sessions, Madame Wong's House of Wrong, Hot air ballon rides, Classical corner..Billy Bob's hidden moonshine bar...Glamping, Hot Tubs, Captain InkusTattoo parlour, Swamp Circus.... Plus many more.

"What we have here is sacred, desired by many whom seek it, but owned by the few... Those who know, those who love... Those who are…."


Curiosities To Discover

Woodland silent disco  •  The secret gin garden  •  Burlesque  •  Dead Beats Poetry Corner •  Madame Wong's House of Wrong  •  Classical corner  •  Glamping  •  Hot Tubs  •  Tattoo Parlour  •  Swamp Circus •   Hot Air Balloon Rides  •  Sea Shanties

Plus much more...

2018 Festival Times

Friday 1st June: Midday - 2am

Saturday 2nd June: 9am - 2am

Sunday 3rd June: 9am - Midnight

(subject to license)

See last years programme below. 2018 programme info coming soon..

2017 Programme

  • Throughout the festival there will be a fabulous variety of music ,acts ,workshops, events and happenings. Your festival programme will be handed to you on arrival. This will list all the timings and areas. Please note Workshops and Activites marked with an (*) will incur an extra cost.

Friday 2nd June

Saturday 3rd June

Sunday 4th June

The Playground


Secret Gin Garden

2017 Happenings

  • Dead Beat’s Poetry Corner

    A space for the open minded poets and intellectuals to come and share prose ideas and stories from afar. Come and have a go, bring a book or share an idea! All are welcome….

  • Programmed Speakers

    Sue Kittow

  • Sue is the Author of WALKS IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF POLDARK, She will we be talking about how Cornwall’s landscape has influenced the way she writes. With the opportunity to chat and buy her books.

  • Lou Tonkins Sketch Book Workshops

  • Bring along your Sketch Books and enjoy a workshop with Lou Tonkins free for all ages

  • Woodland Silent Disco
    Hosted by Silent Disco Newquay

    Dj Ant Durkin verses Martin Cee(Deluxx)

    Friday & Saturday

    £5 refundable deposit is required for your headsets
    10pm - 2am Woodland Area
    4pm - 6pm The Portal Family Silent Disco
    (Suitable for all kids age groups)

    Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides
    Saturday 3rd June

    Limited places to be won throughout the Festival and online Competition

    Camel Racing in front of Scorrier Manor House
    from 2pm Sunday 4th June

    Morris Dancing in the grounds
    1pm on Saturday 3rd June

    Captain Inkus Tattoo & Barbars
    Available throughout the weekend

    Come and get a haircut and tattoo. Situated in Madame Wong’s House of Wrong Tent These will be paid extras and will need to be booked through the contact below or walk ins will be available if space at the festival…

    Black Ink Rebellion Tattoo Co.

    Studio Contact to pre book Wayne 01637 851023.

Plus dozens more...

2017 Acts Included....

The Soundwaves

  • Echo And The Bunnymen

    Spanning 40 years of their cult music, they will be gracing the stage as your Saturday night headliners. We are expecting a truly classic set of iconic music, from 'The Killing Moon' to 'Lips Like Sugar' and 'The Cutter'.

  • Craig Charles

    Legendary BBC Radio 6 DJ, Funk and Soul Connoisseur will be hosting and programming the entire Sunday line up with a selection of his favourite live acts whilst spinning his own blend of Super Soul Sunday Tunes.

  • The Electric Swing Circus

    A 6-piece fusion of saucy 20’s swing and stomping electro beats. With an explosive sound that reverberates back through time, with their own unique style of swing they always bring the party.

Plus dozens more...

2017 Performers Included....

Performers & Activities

Amazing Performers confirmed ...

  • Friday headliner - MJ Walker

    Based in Newquay, Cornwall, MJ Walker is a well-established name, and instigator, within the Cornish Comedy scene. He has performed at numerous Comedy Club nights across the South West and beyond, as well as at major UK festivals such as Boardmasters and Download

  • Friday Comedy Acts

  • Nick Banks (MC) - Tom Latimer - Sami Stone - Graham Wilkes

  • Saturday Headliner - George Rigden

    GEORGE RIGDEN is one of the most exciting, hotly-tipped and sought after new acts on the UK comedy circuit and frequently gigs up and down the country for the countries leading clubs and promoters.

  • Saturday Comedy Acts

  • Frankie Dore (MC) - David Arnold - Lulu Popplewell - Claire Rowley

The Food

A wonderful selection for you ...

The Traders

Amazing traders with fantastic wares...


Crack Of Dawn Tickets

Do you dare follow us into the unknown?

(subject to license)



Stay in luxury.

Do you dare follow us into the unknown?

  • This is where glamping meets fantasy fiction. Everyone loves comfort and warmth at an outdoor event, and sometimes all you want to do is take time out, curl up and escape from the party. You won’t need to go on a quest to find added luxuries as these heated, lockable huts come with power sockets and lighting, as well as a mirror, bedside table and a wellies stand. Campfire furniture and a fire pit tops off the outdoor/indoor experience.

Hobbit Huts

    Book here

  • Please note that all Shire Hut occupants must also purchase a weekend camping ticket.

Luxury Glamping

    Book here

  • To stay in a luxury glamping bell tent, simply choose the bell tent option in the ticket section. Lighting and power to charge your mobile phone and devices will be included. Please bring your own bedding. Please note that all luxury bell tent occupants must also purchase a weekend camping ticket.

Wild Wine Club

Relax. unwind & leave your cares behind.......

  • Fancy a beautiful 3 course dinner paired with delicious wines on a long candle lit table at a secret location within the grounds of Scorrier House during the festival? - Well look no further..... Wild Wine Club have got it all under control

  • Sommelier Debbie will guide us through three wines, served with three courses prepared by some incredible chefs, including Adam Banks. Get ready for a Sicilian Feast.

    Friday night • 7:00 pm Three Sicilian wines • 3 course Fish feast

    Saturday Night • 7:00 pm Three Sicilian wines • 3 course Meat feast

    Sunday Afternoon • 1:00 pm Three wines • 3 course Roast Dinner

    nn Each sitting is £35 per person

    * To join this Wild Wine Club - you need to have entry tickets to the festival.

    Email Wild Wine Club

Wild Eco Spa

Relax. unwind & leave your cares behind.......

  • We are thrilled that 'Kernow Springs' will be joining proceedings at the Estate - bringing along their 'Wild Eco Spa' run entirely from the power of burning wood !!
  • Indulge yourself in their wood fired hot tubs, wood fired sauna yurt, hot & cold showers, private changing rooms & cosy Bedouin chill out lounge complete with huge bean bags, rugs & throws – a private space of natural sanctuary where you can relax & unwind. Are you in need of some serious pampering to set you up for the day ?
  • Or maybe your very own late night, Champagne VIP party is more what you had in mind 2 hour Spa sessions run from 11am 'till Midnight on the Fri, Sat & Sun, with stunning views over the Estate grounds!
  • Open Session : A 2 hour spa session with use of all facilities, including 1 hour hot tub time, sharing with up to 6 others. - £20.00 per person + booking fee.
  • Or if you'd prefer your very own hot tub, for your group only then why not go EXCLUSIVE - Exclusive Session : A 2 hour spa session for up to 7 persons with use of all facilities, including 1 hour hot tub time EXCLUSIVELY for your group + a complementary bottle of Prosecco on arrival ! - £140.00 per group + booking fee.
  • Pre booking before the festival is strongly advised as places are limited & often do sell out.

  • Check Availability or Book Here

  • You can also email or call 07779 374017 for any more info. “All of us here at Kernow Springs are looking forward to adding a touch of indulgent glamour to this years Great Estate Festival” Martin Dean KS Events Director.

    Email Kernow Springs


The Essentials


  • Getting to Scorrier House couldn't be simpler.
  • The nearest train stations are:
  • Redruth Train Station - 10 minute taxi ride
  • Truro Train Station- Scorrier House - 15 minute taxi ride
  • Or by car, simply follow the directions on the map or use the address Scorrier,
    Redruth TR16 5AU for Sat Nav.
  • SAT NAV often gets it wrong to Scorrier house, so once you get close, simply look for festival signs and head for the main entrance.

    • To stay on site overnight on any given night, weekend camping tickets must be purchased for each person staying.
    • Any vehicle being slept in overnight will also need a valid campervan or motor home pitch (depending on the size of vehicle), which must have been purchased online. All occupants of the vehicle must also have weekend camping tickets.
    • Camping tickets are for the whole weekend. Camping tickets are not available on a per night basis. Tickets are not refundable.


  • There will be a vigilant security team operating within the festival, searching bags, checking vehicles and monitoring the site with CCTV. There is zero tolerance on antisocial behaviour and the use of any illegal substances.No glass is allowed on site

  • No food or drink is to brought into the main festival arena at all - We have a huge selction of food and drinks within the site to choose from.

    • Bringing alcohol into the festival is strictly prohibited, however a small amount for personal consumption is allowed within the campsite up to 1 crate of beer or 1 bottle of spirit or 2 bottles of wine per person for the weekend camping ticket in the camping area. No Glass allowed. The spirit bottles and wine bottles must be decanted into plastic bottles. - strictly no glass is to be brought at all.
    • Security will be searching for glass and will confiscate any alcohol that is deemed to be more than for personal consumption.


    • You can arrive from 10am Friday to set UP camp
    • Camping vehicles, please bring plenty of your own water. The water and showers are supplied in the main campsite which is approximately a 5 minute walk from the campervan area.
    • Camping includes Sunday night, we ask that everyone vacates by Midday on Monday
    • Camper van, motorhome and caravan awnings are accepted, but must fit within the allocated pitch size of 5x3m for a campervan or 8x4m for a motorhome/caravan. Tents are NOT permitted in the caravan/motorhome/campervan areas.
    • The festival is a very short walk from the parking and camping area - approximately 3 minute walk.
    • There is a family camping area, separate from the main camping area.
    • Cars can come and go throughout the day.
    • Access is allowed in and out of the festival at all times so long as wristbands are worn.
    • Tents are restricted to the camping area only and are not allowed next to vehicles in the car park or camper van area.
    • The camping field is directly next to the car park so it is not far to walk with your tent/belongings.
    • To stay on site overnight on any given night, weekend camping tickets must be purchased for each person staying.
    • Toilets, showers and fresh water are all available within the campsite.
    • It is not possible to purchase camping tickets on a per night basis.
    • Any vehicle being slept in overnight will also need a valid campervan or motor home pitch (depending on the size of vehicle), which can be purchased online. All occupants of the vehicle must also have weekend camping tickets.
    • No dogs or other pets allowed at the festival or in the campsite or in vehicles in the parking areas.


    • People are free to come and go from the festival over the weekend, providing wristbands are worn at all times.
    • A selection of delicious festival food will be on site, including veggie options.
    • No fires or bbqs are allowed in the campsite. Gas stoves are allowed.
    • No alcohol or glass to be brought onto the site.
    • Camping is only available as a weekend option. Day ticket holders must vacate the site when the festival closes at midnight.
    • To upgrade to a camping ticket, you can pay the difference in price on arrival at the box office.
    • By buying your ticket, you'll be added to our email newsletter automatically. You can unsubscribe at any time.
    • No dogs or other pets allowed at the festival or in the campsite or in vehicles in the parking areas.


    • When you buy your ticket online, an E-ticket will be emailed to the email address you provided.
    • Simply print this out and bring your E-ticket print out to the entrance of the festival with ID, where it will be exchanged for wristband(s) anytime from 11am Friday 2nd June. Wristband collection will be available for the entire duration of the event
    • If you have bought an E-ticket with your credit card details and have given it to someone else, simply drop us an email to let us know their name and we will make sure that person can gain access.
    • If there are multiple people booked under one ticket order that are arriving at different times, just print the same E Ticket off for the individuals and our box office staff will check people in separately from the same order.

    Lost E-ticket


    • Festival is on short grass on firm land (it may be damp).
    • Disabled access toilets will be provided.

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