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21 November 2018

Truro, Cornwall
Truro City of LightsCity of Lights will illuminate the streets of Truro on Wednesday 21st November 2018. The City of Lights procession includes music, dance, lanterns made by schools and community groups, and of course, the giant artist-made lanterns. These large lanterns are created each year by the City of Lights artists inspired by the year's theme. There is plenty of room for exploration and imagination, we've had a rhino, a giraffe, a squid, the Kings and Queens of England, local historical figures ...
20 Nov 2018 to 24 Nov 2018

Truro, Cornwall
Musical Theatre: West Side StoryThis year Truro School are bringing to the stage the classic and well-loved musical ‘West Side Story’. This is an award-winning adaptation of the romantic tragedy ‘Romeo and Juliet’ about two feuding gangs in 1950s New York. Tony, a former Jet, and Maria, younger sister of Shark leader Bernado, fall in love and no one can stop their growing affection. But as the Jets and Sharks’ feud escalate they plan a rumble under the highway that ends in tragedy. Join Truro School in this song filled, ...
24 November 2018

St Austell, Cornwall
St Austell Brewery Celtic Beer FestivalGet ready for St Austell Brewery’s Celtic Beer Festival 2018. Live music. Tick. A cracking selection of more than 180 ales, lagers and ciders. Tick. A thriving atmosphere and all for a good cause. Double tick. Saturday 24th November - if the date for this year’s Celtic Beer Festival isn’t already in your diary, it should be now. Our 20th Celtic Beer Festival is set to be the biggest yet; 20 years of one of Cornwall’s best parties deserves a celebration in its own right. And the 2018 ...
23 Nov 2018 to 24 Nov 2018

St Ives, Cornwall
St Ives Shanty Shout WeekendNow in its third year, the event, hosted by St Ives group, Bamaluz Bootleggers, with sponsorship from local businesses, the 2018 shout will feature more than 20 groups (including the legendary Kimbers Men travelling down from Yorkshire) singing at multiple venues in the town. These include the Castle Inn, Golden Lion, Surf Shack and Pilchard Press, all within easy walking distance of each other. Hoping to make a return this year are: ACapella Moonshine, Aggie Boys Choir, Bamaluz ...
24 November 2018

St Ives, Cornwall
U Studio FestivalA festival of art and artists, created by and for young people at Tate St Ives. See the galleries in a new light with events, activities and performance throughout the day, all curated and devised by young people. This festival is the culmination of our Tate Collective Creative Workshops Aimed at young people but everyone is welcome. This event has been programmed by young people aged 16–25 from our Tate Collective team.
24 Nov 2018 to 25 Nov 2018

Newquay, Cornwall
Bedruthan Christmas Craft FairOur Christmas Fair is back featuring some of the most talented craftspeople and artisan makers from around the south west. Three levels of stalls including contemporary craft, art, ceramics, illustration, homewares, textiles, decor, gifts, fashion, jewellery, accessories and food and drink – there really is something for everyone. Shop over 50 stalls of contemporary crafts and gifts Meet talented artisan makers Visit the food and drink marketplace Join a seasonal drop-in workshop Use ...
22 Nov 2018 to 25 Nov 2018

Falmouth, Cornwall
Cornwall Contemporary Poetry FestivalThe third Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival will be held in Falmouth, from Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25 November 2018. The theme for this year’s festival is ‘Shorelines’. It will feature readings, discussions and workshops with some of the most exciting poets writing today, from the UK and further afield, including Inua Ellams, Anne-Marie Fyfe, Alyson Hallett, Isaiah Hull, Gerður Kristný, Sean O’Brien, Sandeep Parmar and Penelope Shuttle – check out the website for more details, and ...
01 December 2018

St Ives, Cornwall
Winter Festival at Tate St IvesCelebrate the start of the festive season at Tate St Ives. Enjoy free entry along with special talks, family-friendly activities and more. At the heart of the festival are many local choirs and performers including St Ives Combined Chapels Choir, Cornwall Youth Chamber Choir and Cornwall Music Service Trust Combined Primary School Choir amongst others.
01 Dec 2018 to 02 Dec 2018

Flambards Theme Park, Helston, Cornwall
On Saturday 1 – Sunday 2 December Flambards will host its Christmas Craft Fayre featuring local crafters and businesses all showcasing their wares. Open 10am – 4pm.
30 Nov 2018 to 02 Dec 2018

Fowey, Cornwall
Fowey Christmas MarketFowey Christmas Market is one of Cornwall’s most well-known Christmas events, with a rich history of providing 10,000 visitors with quality locally-produced food and drink and festive gifts. We carefully hand pick all our traders, so you can look forward to finding an extensive collection of handmade, locally-produced gifts, arts and craft as well as some of the region's finest locally-produced food and beverages. Not only that but there is a host of fantastic boutique shops selling a ...
28 Nov 2018 to 02 Dec 2018

Truro, Cornwall
Made in Cornwall Christmas FairThe Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair is returning to Truro's Lemon Quay Piazza once again. Over 90 traders will be attending who have all been awarded the prestigious 'Made In Cornwall' status, meaning their items have been certified by Trading Standards as being genuinely made in the county. There will be plenty of food & drink on sale, as well as local artists and craft-makers with their wares.
01 Dec 2018 to 02 Dec 2018

Bodmin, Cornwall
Santa by SteamGather your family and friends and take a journey with the railway elves to visit Santa’s grotto. Arrive at Bodmin General Station for mince pies, seasonal drinks and carols on the platform, before climbing aboard for an hour-long return journey on a beautiful steam hauled train. During the trip you’ll visit Santa, with plenty of time for a photo, and gifts for each child. When he’s not driving the sleigh with Rudolph and the rest of the reindeer, Father Christmas travels by steam ...
01 Dec 2018 to 02 Dec 2018

Liskeard, Cornwall
The Alternative Christmas Present ShowIt’s our annual Alternative Christmas Present Show! Open from 10am – 5pm the Show is a culmination of months of planning! The stalls range from minerals and fossils with local crafts from over the South West. So whether you are looking for family Christmas treats or presents for everyone, do come along! He’s making a list and he’s checking it twice! Even with his busy schedule, Santa has found time to come and visit for both days! Cornwall Wildlife Trust will be in attendance for ...
07 Dec 2018 to 08 Dec 2018

Bodmin, Cornwall
Christmas Carols at PencarrowCome along to Pencarrow House and join us for an evening of carols from Old Cornwall with the Washaway Gallery Choir in our beautiful drawing room. Enjoy a glass of warm mulled wine and a homemade mince pie included in the price.
09 December 2018

Looe, Cornwall
Christmas Market & Gin FairChristmas Market and Gin Fair on Buller Quay car park on Sunday 9th December 2018 from noon. Craft stalls for those last minute gifts!
08 Dec 2018 to 09 Dec 2018

Heligan Gardens Ltd, St Austell, Cornwall
Heligan Christmas FairChristmas is always a magical time at The Lost Gardens of Heligan. We invite you to join us for the first of our Christmas events, the Heligan Christmas Fair, which will be held on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th December from 10am to 4pm. This festive event is a must in your Christmas calendar and gives you the opportunity to enjoy entry to the gardens together with the perfect opportunity to find some unique gifts. Our ethos shines through as we showcase some of the best local producers, ...
06 Dec 2018 to 09 Dec 2018

Padstow, Cornwall
Padstow Christmas FestivalEmbrace the festive season with a trip to Padstow’s annual Christmas Festival and see this Cornish fishing village come alive with celebrity chefs, culinary delights and festive fun.
08 Dec 2018 to 09 Dec 2018

Bodmin, Cornwall
Santa by SteamGather your family and friends and take a journey with the railway elves to visit Santa’s grotto. Arrive at Bodmin General Station for mince pies, seasonal drinks and carols on the platform, before climbing aboard for an hour-long return journey on a beautiful steam hauled train. During the trip you’ll visit Santa, with plenty of time for a photo, and gifts for each child. When he’s not driving the sleigh with Rudolph and the rest of the reindeer, Father Christmas travels by steam ...
13 Dec 2018 to 14 Dec 2018

Newquay, Cornwall
Pantomime: Sleeping BeautyBack by popular demand, Pantomime returns to Lane Theatre and this year the offering is Sleeping Beauty. The story is traditional but given a makeover by the performing company Odd Socks Entertainment and this year you have two chances to join in the action. Come to Lane Theatre on Thursday 13th or Friday 14th December for a 7 0’clock start. You know you want to…
15 Dec 2018 to 16 Dec 2018

Bodmin, Cornwall
Santa by SteamGather your family and friends and take a journey with the railway elves to visit Santa’s grotto. Arrive at Bodmin General Station for mince pies, seasonal drinks and carols on the platform, before climbing aboard for an hour-long return journey on a beautiful steam hauled train. During the trip you’ll visit Santa, with plenty of time for a photo, and gifts for each child. When he’s not driving the sleigh with Rudolph and the rest of the reindeer, Father Christmas travels by steam ...
20 December 2018

Falmouth, Cornwall
Musical Comedy: Christmas. Time.Charlie and Toby are feeling low, and why wouldn’t they? It’s Christmas Day and they’re serving time at Her Majesty’s pleasure. But why shouldn’t they be having a Merry Christmas in spite of their incarceration? What’s stopping them from creating Christmas around them? Absolutely nothing! And so they set off on their festival of carols, Claus, Christ and custody… Join them on a fantastical adventure through Dickens, pantomime, musical, Christmas dinner and Christmas films! See as they ...
14 Dec 2018 to 24 Dec 2018

St Austell, Cornwall
Meet Father Christmas at EdenThere are letters to sort, presents to deliver, and a very important sleigh to prepare. Father Christmas is keen to meet you and your children, so they can help. Inside the cosy tent you’ll get to see ‘behind the scenes’, including the elves’ bunkbeds, the pigeonholes full of children’s letters, and all the stockings laid out ready for the big day. After settling down for a story beside an open fire, each child can enjoy a special moment with the man in red. Book online via the website.
21 Dec 2018 to 24 Dec 2018

Bodmin, Cornwall
Santa by SteamGather your family and friends and take a journey with the railway elves to visit Santa’s grotto. Arrive at Bodmin General Station for mince pies, seasonal drinks and carols on the platform, before climbing aboard for an hour-long return journey on a beautiful steam hauled train. During the trip you’ll visit Santa, with plenty of time for a photo, and gifts for each child. When he’s not driving the sleigh with Rudolph and the rest of the reindeer, Father Christmas travels by steam ...
26 December 2018

St Austell, Cornwall
Lost Gardens of Heligan Open for CharityThe Lost Gardens of Heligan once again opens its gates in aid of local charities on Boxing Day 2018 and New Year’s Day 2019. Whilst no garden admission charges are made on these special days, visitors are encouraged to make a minimum £2 per person donation to our nominated charities. Take a pleasant gentle stroll through the working Victorian Productive Gardens and enticing Pleasure Grounds or stretch your legs down the enchanting Woodland Walk leading on to Heligan’s sub-tropical Jungle. ...
30 December 2018

Bodmin, Cornwall
Winter Steam UpEnjoy our Annual Winter Steam Up on the 30th December with several of our locomotives in steam and an intensive timetable. Rides on both our steam-heated coaches and also in the brake vans of our Goods Train will be available. The perfect day out and antidote to post-Christmas indulgence for all the family.
01 January 2019

St Austell, Cornwall
Lost Gardens of Heligan Open for CharityThe Lost Gardens of Heligan once again opens its gates in aid of local charities on New Year’s Day 2019. Whilst no garden admission charges are made on these special days, visitors are encouraged to make a minimum £2 per person donation to our nominated charities. Take a pleasant gentle stroll through the working Victorian Productive Gardens and enticing Pleasure Grounds or stretch your legs down the enchanting Woodland Walk leading on to Heligan’s sub-tropical Jungle. With the winter sun ...
07 Dec 2018 to 05 Jan 2019

Falmouth, Cornwall
Pantomime: AladdinFollowing its past sell out productions, Miracle is delighted to be back at Princess Pavilion with a new & not to be missed Christmas show suitable for all! RARE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE A TRULY UNIQUE ALADDIN Every Christmas for the last fifty years the Willoughby-Brown family have gathered at their country seat in Cornwall to eat, drink, laugh and bicker and, with the help of their loyal staff, to provide their own entertainment in the form of a home-made pantomime. The few ...
08 Mar 2018 to 09 Jan 2019

Falmouth, Cornwall
Exhibition: Titanic StoriesThe exhibition examines the stories of the Titanic’s momentous sinking on 15 April 1912, re-appraising many of the myths, controversies and assumptions that still linger around one of the most well-known historic events of the 20th century. Working in collaboration with private collectors from overseas and national museums in the UK, ‘TITANIC STORIES’ presents rare and never-seen-before objects and items, as well as retelling the personal stories of many of the survivors, victims and ...
13 Oct 2018 to 24 Feb 2019

St Austell, Cornwall
Ice Skating at the Eden ProjectThe ice rink will open again for the winter season on Saturday 13 October and will remain open until 24 February 2019. Please note that a valid Eden admission ticket is required for all the sessions, in addition to the ticket for the relevant session. We advise skaters to arrive at the Visitor Centre at least 30 minutes prior to their booked skating slot. General skating sessions Price: £7 adult (aged 16+), £6 child, £24 family (any combination of four people) Our public skate ...

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26 Mar 2018
Resort Cornwall Magazine 2018 The popular Resort Cornwall magazine for 2018 is out today. Our free title offers visitors the chance to discover all the best things to see and do across the county. Resort is packed with great attractions, activities, food and drink, shopping, events and more ideas for great days out. You'll also find lots of money-saving vouchers! Keep an eye out for the bright yellow dispensers and pick up your copy soon - they'll be found in many hotels, holiday parks, shops, ... Read more...
21 Apr 2017
Cornwall's Gardens Garden Glory There are more than 70 superb gardens in Cornwall and the milder year-round climate is perfect for growing ‘sub-tropical’ plants – many of which cannot grow anywhere else in the UK – and Cornwall abounds with lush gardens. In the last couple of centuries a distinct gardening tradition has developed in Cornwall. Wealthy landowners and industrial families sent sailors and plant hunters off all over the world to bring back samples of rare ... Read more...

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