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Mousehole’s Tom Bawcock’s Eve Events

Mousehole’s Tom Bawcock’s Eve

The pretty fishing village of Mousehole is world famous for its harbour lights; a Christmas tradition which started in 1963. These days an estimated 30,000 people flock to see them, both visitors and locals alike as there’s something quite magical

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Yoga by the sea Things to do

Yoga by the sea

Crashing waves, howling winds and heavy rain showers. A typical Cornish evening in November. You might imagine yourself snuggled up by a roaring log fire, drinking hot chocolate or wine. The Aspects team, however, had different ideas. On the last evening of November, we finished up at the office, popped on some comfy clothes and headed to the Porthmeor Studios in St Ives for some relaxing yoga by the sea.

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Why you should visit Cornwall this Christmas Things to do

Why you should visit Cornwall this Christmas

Blissful, blustery beach walks and roaring pub fires; Christmas craft fairs and village festivals; ice-skating and fairy-tale woodland adventures. Cornwall’s got Christmas covered.

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Rainy Day things to do in Bude Things to do

Rainy Day things to do in Bude

Rainy Day Bude If the weather isn’t inviting you outdoors, then retreat to one of Bude’s rainy day destinations, where the entire family can find a host of fantastic entertainment options. From animal lovers to film buffs and historians to

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New Tate St Ives! Events

New Tate St Ives!

All art lovers take note: the Tate St Ives is reopening its recently renovated doors on 14th October! The iconic gallery staking prime position on Porthmeor Beach will be welcoming visitors back into its fold in style with a series of exhibitions, displays and events that promise to inspire both young and old with its eclectic cultural offerings.

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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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