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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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Lowender Peran | 14th – 18th October Arts and Culture

Lowender Peran | 14th – 18th October

Google Lowender Peran, like I just did, and follow the Wikipedia link and it takes you to a page written entirely in Kernewek – that’s how Cornish this annual festival is! But fear not, you don’t have to be fluent

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St Just, The Knut and Places of the Play Arts and Culture

St Just, The Knut and Places of the Play

With Tin and Copper no longer the mainstay of Cornwall’s most westerly outpost, St Just has had to move with the times. Making the most of its distinctive local history, spectacular coastline and environs, as well as the creative talents

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Matthew Lanyon exhibition in St Ives | September Arts and Culture

Matthew Lanyon exhibition in St Ives | September

Followers of art in Cornwall will have all eyes on St Ives this September as eminent St Ives artist Matthew Lanyon unveils his entire year’s work in a major solo exhibition during the celebrated St Ives September Festival. ‘Tater Dhu’

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St Ives September Festival 2015 Events

St Ives September Festival 2015

Celebrating the town’s colourful artistic and musical heritage, and with more than 300 events taking place over fifteen days, the St Ives September festival is not to be missed. The headline acts at The Guildhall have all been confirmed, with

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Rogue Theatre – a magical day out. Arts and Culture

Rogue Theatre – a magical day out.

Dare you brave the enchanted woods? For an immersive theatrical experience like no other, follow the twisty, winding paths with innovative Cornish company Rogue Theatre, as they present their summer season of wild woodland shows at Tehidy. True theatre warriors,

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St Ives Literary Festival | 9th – 16th May Arts and Culture

St Ives Literary Festival | 9th – 16th May

If you like books and poetry and spoken word then St Ives is the place to be this month for the town’s annual Literature Festival. Now in its 7th year, the event has grown into a nine day celebration of

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May Day celebrations Arts and Culture

May Day celebrations

Heralding the end of winter and the arrival of spring, May Day is commonly observed throughout Europe and beyond. In north Cornwall the ancient ‘Obby ‘Oss festival in Padstow on May 1st sees the village awash with up to 30,000

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