The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Cornwall Edition

What’s on Thurs 2 – Weds 8 June

1 Jun 2016

Polzeath Marine Discovery Day, Polzeath beach Thurs 2 Jun

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Cornwall Wildlife Trust, National Trust, the National Lobster Hatchery and the Polzeath Marine Conservation Group are joining forces to bring you a marvelous marine day. Polzeath has a fabulous beach. Celebrate our seas, learn fun and fascinating facts about our amazing marine life; create beach sculptures, take part in an arts/crafts animation, learn to save dolphins with marine life rescue experts and loads more. Don’t forget sunscreen – looks like it’s going to be another lovely day.

Free (donations to the Polzeath Marine Centre welcome) 10am-4pm Polzeath Marine Conservation Polzeath Beach PL27 6SS

 

King Harry Ferry Floating Cinema, Falmouth Thur 2 Jun

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Film on the Ferry is Cornwall’s only floating cinema. This pop up coincides with the Fal River Festival. Your chance to see Perfect Storm and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.

Parking is available at Trelissick Garden with foot access down the road to the ferry. The ferry will depart the Philleigh side at 9.30pm and the Feock side at 9.40pm, and screenings will go ahead no matter the weather. Wrap up warm and bring a cushion.

Rated: 12

£9 (adult) £7 (16 and under) Fal River Floating Film, King Harry TR3 6QL

 

Cornwall Circus camp, Halvasso Thur 2 – Mon 6 Jun

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Sometimes I do think about running away with the circus, yes. Swamp Circus is offering a holiday with a difference, set in idyllic Cornish countryside near Falmouth. Have a go at high wire, swinging trapeze and aerial silks. Learn the arts of trick-cycling, acrobatics and juggling. Enjoy morning yoga sessions and an evening sauna by the river. Great for beginners as well as those who want to hone their skills. Entertainment in the big top, gorge yourself on local organic delicacies, then relax and unwind in one of their saunas and solar showers.

£100 for the four day event, day passes available too. Swamp Circus, Chyan Community Field, Halvasson, TR10 9BT T: 01326377008 E:office@swampcircus.co.uk

 

Kate Morton book talk, The Front Room, Penzance Fri 3 Jun

katehortonThis talk by The Times bestselling author Kate Morton is the first in a series of open book groups by the Edge of the World Bookshop. Kate will be talking about her latest novel – The Lake House, which is set largely in Cornwall and focuses on a mysterious disappearance at a country house. Tickets include a glass of wine and signed paperback.

7pm, £12.99 The Front Room, 83 Market Jew Street, Penzance TR18 2LG Tickets from@edgybooks

 

The best of English wine – Wine tasting on the beach, Carlyon Bay Sat 4 Jun

CLIOClio’s Vin du Vin will be arriving on Carlyon Beach for the first of many intimate wine tastings this summer. Saturday focuses on a selection of English Wines, to coincide with English Wine Week. local host and wine expert Clio Collar will lead small groups through the world of wine, comparing up to eight wines. Park at the Cliff Top, or even better, take the train. How bloody civilised. Guests are even welcome to stay for a beach dinner and bonfire.

£25 6pm Clio’s Vin du Vin, Carlyon Beach, St Austell PL25 3RG. Tickets: Cornish Riviera Box Office

 

GeekFest 2.0 Heartlands Sat 4 – Sun 5 Jun

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Zoinks! Got a gamer and don’t know what to do with them? This weekend Heartlands are celebrating all things sci-fi, cult TV and gaming. After parties until 2am. Come and see the Ghostbusters Ecto 1 car, Scooby’s Mystery Machine. Chaosgate live action role play, cosplay contests and probably bes tof all the Jedi Fight Academy – Andrew Lawden bringing the Academy to the fest was taught light saber skills during his work as a stunt double for Qui Gon Jinn and Naboo Soldier in Star Wars – Phantom Menace -Episode 1. 

£18 (weekender) 10am Heartlands – Robinsons Shaft Dudnance Lane, Pool, TR15 3FF

 

Healing Sound Experience, Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot Sun 5 Jun

Ever heard of a sound bath? Nope me neither. This is a new one on Muddy Stilettos. It is apparently an actual thing though, and is based on rhythmical sounds inducing deep relaxation. Muddy is a bit dubious of these things so I checked out hosts – Olivier Maxted of Soundbathhealing.com and Megan Selby of thelivingvoice.co.uk. Here’s how it works: you simply lie down and drop into the vibrations and energy created by the didgeridoo, harmonium, tibetan bells, crystal bowls, drums and Megan’s deeply resonating voice. Try not to doze off. Carnglaze Caverns is a magical place. Here’s a clip to the event last year.

£25, 4pm Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot, Liskeard, Pl14 6HQ Tickets here: Sound Bath Healing

 

Meet the Gardener, St Michael’s Mount Marazion Mon 6 Jun

st-michaels-mount-garden-3000x1250-2Ever wondered how they keep their succulents so.. succulent? Wonder no more folks. Visitors to the Mount can meet the gardening team on Monday. Learn what they do, day to day and hear about the gardens impressive history. No booking necessary, and no additional fee – general admission prices apply.

1-1:30pm St Michael’s Mount Marazion TR17 0EL

 

 

Sonic Jazz Project, Lusty Glaze Beach, Newquay Wed 8 Jun

Sonic Jazz Project return to Lusty Glaze on Wednesday with their trio line-up of vocals, piano and double bass. They’ll be playing soothing and mellow summer jazz to create a laid-back and relaxing atmosphere while you dine.

Entry is free, table bookings on 01637 872444

8pm Lusty Glaze Beach, Lusty Glaze Road, Newquay TR7 3AE

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The Urban Guide to the Countryside -
Cornwall Edition