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A Screen Sensation: Discover Poldark’s Cornwall Places to visit

A Screen Sensation: Discover Poldark’s Cornwall

If (unlike me) you can divert your gaze beyond the rugged beauty of Ross Poldark himself, viewers of the current BBC hit programme may notice an even more striking star of the show: Cornwall. From ancient myths

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Padstow ‘Obby ‘Oss day Events

Padstow ‘Obby ‘Oss day

Padstow’s famous May Day festivities have taken place in this beautiful Cornish fishing port for centuries. A custom held close to the hearts of all Padstonians, it’s a time when those living away, return home to rejoin family and friends in celebrating their community, and the coming of summer.

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Newlyn Filmhouse! Things to do

Newlyn Filmhouse!

Things are afoot in Newlyn. Still home to one of the largest fishing fleets in the UK, and as Cornish as you like, there’s a vibrant artistic community here too. Newlyn Gallery, Newlyn School of Art, The Copper Works, The

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Poldark: Series 2 Arts and Culture

Poldark: Series 2

I’m delighted to declare the return of Ross Poldark. Or, more specifically, the beautifully brooding presence of Aidan Turner who will be reprising his hugely popular role by gracing our screens weekly from 4th September – adding some welcome sunshine

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Get outdoors in Cornwall this summer Things to do

Get outdoors in Cornwall this summer

Ah – the great outdoors. And nowhere does it quite like we do here in Cornwall. Sublime seascapes, majestic moorlands, rambling countryside and picturesque rivers…the county is awash with world-class landscapes that make a visit to the far reaches of

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Golowan Festival 2016 Events

Golowan Festival 2016

For something wonderfully Cornish centric and utterly unique to the far west’s particular brand of Celtic heritage – Penzance‘s Golowan Festival is a fabulously unforgettable experience. Named after the Cornish language word for the Midsummer celebrations, it’s a unique and

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Spring/Summer 2016 Art Events in Cornwall Arts and Culture

Spring/Summer 2016 Art Events in Cornwall

Cornwall’s cultural scene is arguably as renowned as its majestic natural landscapes, with world-famous artists such as Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth, Naum Gabo, Terry Frost and Kurt Jackson – to name but a few – all synonymous with the place.

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Trevithick Day | 30th April 2016 Events

Trevithick Day | 30th April 2016

The last Saturday in April in Cornwall can only mean one thing – Trevithick Day. A day of festivities dedicated to Camborne’s most famous son, Richard Trevithick, the whole town comes together to celebrate, and you’re invited.  An annual event

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2016 Events and Festivals in Newquay Events

2016 Events and Festivals in Newquay

There’s more to Newquay’s events schedule than first meets the eye. Though it’s a world renowned waterland and mecca for all things surf-related, the town and its surrounds also offer an eclectic mix of other things to see and do

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Visiting the National Maritime Museum Cornwall Places to visit

Visiting the National Maritime Museum Cornwall

The sea has always provided food, livelihoods and an essential trade link to the outside world for the people of Cornwall.  Not surprisingly, boats and seafaring form a huge part of its cultural heritage. Together with Carrick Roads, its main

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Only in Cornwall… Arts and Culture

Only in Cornwall…

We don’t boast minority status for nothing. Fact is, Cornwall is a rare and unique breed of a place. We have our own language, flag, patron saint, national anthem, food, folklore and customs; not to mention, some of the most

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Cornish Castles Arts and Culture

Cornish Castles

The stuff of myths and legends the world over, a castle not only makes for a spellbinding storybook setting, but a fantastic visitor attraction. And along with our renowned abundance of things such as piskies, pasties and palm trees, another

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