English Wine Week runs 27 May – 4 June and you can celebrate at Polgoon Vineyard in Penzance, on Friday 1st June, and Saturday 2nd June, with a Polgoon dinner. Tickets are £35 and are well worth it, consisting of a three course meal from Borgia Bull, a welcome drink by Polgoon and a short tour around the vineyard. To celebrate English Wine Week Polgoon will also have 10% off all wines to take away!
Expect major international headline acts, a rambunctious mix of comedy, theatre, music and the arts, all within the beautiful grounds of Scorrier Estate. Look out for their vintage fairground, woodland silent disco, secret gin garden, burlesque sessions, Madame Wong’s House of Wrong, classical corner, Billy Bob’s Hidden Moonshine Bar, glamping, hot tubs, Captain Inkus Tattoo Parlour and the Swamp Circus and many more.
Local artist Gillian Cooper will lead a series of drawings tours in the gardens at Tremenheere. June’s session takes place on Monday 4 June, 1.30 – 3.30pm, with following sessions at the same time on the first Monday of each month, June – October. £21.00 per session (including garden entry). Limited spaces, to book please telephone 01736 448089 or email email@example.com .
Tunes in the Dunes returns in 2018 for a unique three days of live music on the beautiful golden sands of Perranporth beach, Cornwall. With a back drop of scenic cliffs and sand dunes, this will be a truly unique event where you can enjoy an ice cold beverage with your feet in the sand and the ocean only a stone’s throw away.
Ignite Life day retreats are an intimate invitation to reconnect with your true self – to re-balance your lifestyle, have some ‘me time’, or totally rethink your life. Using a unique blend of positive psychology life coaching, yoga, nature immersion and mindfulness techniques, you’ll leave feeling relaxed, replenished and with a fresh positive outlook on life, as well as the tools to sustain it.
After last season’s hugely successful show ‘The Vicar of Dibley’, Seven Stones Theatre Company are delighted to be returning to Penlee Park Theatre for this season, having been awarded the rights to present this classic, yet quintessential tale of aristocratic tomfoolery and adventure ‘Around The World in 80 Days’. Based in the Victorian times of the late 1800’s, obsessive and impulsive English gentleman, Phileas Fogg accepts the challenge of his whist playing colleagues to travel around the work in 80 days or loose £20,000 (an incredible amount of money in the 1870’s).
Golowan Festival in Penzance is a week-long celebration of midsummer. Throughout the week there’s a range of events from exhibitions to concerts and parades all culminating in the final weekend. Mazey Eve sees the election of the Mock Major, followed by a torchlight procession and fireworks. Mazey Day on the 23rd June draws in the crowds with stalls, parades and live music and dance.
What’s the buzz at The Honey Pot? Thursday nights are event night all summer long! Weekly changing special nights featuring food, drink, music and more. On 21st June, tuck into an informal sharing style Honey Pot feast and let Penzance singer/songwriter Liam Jordan’s beautiful acoustic originals delight your ears. Jordan has drawn attention both locally and nationwide, recognised by BBC introducing, and is set to play at venues all over the UK in the coming months. With the success of his recent debut album release, there’s even more to look forward to at this intimate evening of food and music. Tickets are £25 and include the meal and music. Available in advance in house or over the phone. Call 01763 368686.
The quaint fishing village of Mevagissey has celebrated the ‘Feast of St Peter’ since 1754. Since then it has evolved into a wonderful community event, where locals and visitors to join together to celebrate. The Feast Week Committee have worked very hard to produce a full week of activities, and events and most of the events are free of charge.
Ale & Anchor 29 June – 1 July, The Old Coastguard, Mousehole
Ale & Anchor live music and real ale festival at The Old Coastguard in Mousehole, with children’s workshops, face painting, local choirs and a BBQ. The weekend kicks of off on the Friday evening with Mousehole Male Voice Choir from 7pm followed by Sophie Halling Craig Berryman’s Barbed Choir and their very own King Louis on the decks into the evening. On Saturday they have children’s entertainment from 11am with Mark’s Ark Wildlife Encounters, then they’ll have live music all afternoon from the likes of Liam Jordan, The Walker Brothers, Cragg’s Law, and Biere De Luxe. Sunday afternoon will bring Cornwall’s very own funny man, Kernow King performing, The Oggymen will be singing, Pensans Morris will be dancing and Louella Jade Eke will be headlining.
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