Café Art

The Drill Hall, Royal Square

Café Art is the Festival Information Point
The Drill Hall, Royal Square, St Ives. Mon – Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm.
Contact Lucy Davis 01736 799450 or

Daily Updates Information about activities, programmes and events.

Interactive Festival Wall Come and draw or write your experience of the Festival.

Free Book Exchange Take as many books as you like, just replace them with ones you don’twant anymore.


Events at Café Art:

Sunday 9th September 1-4pm £5
Sunday Funday
An afternoon of creative fun for all ages. See our Facebook page or the Café for details. Materials & instruction supplied.

Tuesday 11th September 3.30-5pm FREE
Knitting Group
All ages and abilities welcome to this friendly and informal afternoon of knitting and knattering.

Wednesday 12th September 6-8pm FREE
Cornwall Writers Group
From aspiring writers to published authors, if you have a passion for writing come along to this relaxed and inspiring evening.

Thursday 13th September 3.30-5pm FREE
Drawing Group
All ages and abilities welcome to join the ‘Café Art Artists’ at this friendly and informal afternoon. Still life supplied, bring your own materials if you can.

Friday 14th September 3-5pm FREE
If you enjoy hearing a good story come along to our storytelling event. There will be stories from local storytellers, some may be true, some may be fictional. If you have a story to tell then book a slot via our Facebook page or come into the café beforehand.

Sunday 16th September 1-4pm £5
Sunday Funday
See Sunday 9th, 1pm for details.

Monday 17th September 6pm
Beyond Brexit: A Public Meeting by DiEM25
See link to website –

Tuesday 18th September 3pm FREE
Lol and Maxine
See our Facebook page:

Thursday 20th September 3.30-5pm FREE
Drawing Group
See Thursday 13th, 11.30am for details.