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September art highlights Arts and Culture

September art highlights

As the summer starts to bid adieu and autumn lingers ever closer, fret not - for Cornwall’s exciting array of artistic events looks set to inject some sunshine into your schedule with some serious cultural aplomb.

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Exploring Falmouth – Things to Do Things to do

Exploring Falmouth – Things to Do

Falmouth is nothing short of a visitor’s playground - whatever your age, agenda and personal idea of holidaying may be. Fancy exploring the area with a jam-packed schedule of activities? With sports such as surfing, supping, kayaking, snorkelling, diving and sailing available in ocean and river, Falmouth is a waterside wonderland.

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Porthleven Food Festival 2018 Things to do

Porthleven Food Festival 2018

Celebrating all things foodie, the 10th Porthleven Food Festival taking place over the weekend of April 20th – 22nd looks set to be the best yet. Organisers have built upon their tried and tested favourite recipes, added some extra special ingredients, to whip up a tasty three day programme of feasting, fun and frolics.

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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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