The Urban Guide to the Countryside
Cornwall Edition

Category: gallery

Exhibition: Robin Hunter, The Art of Wine Truro

14 May 2016

Just a quicky to let you know that tomorrow night you can enjoy a private viewing of the Robin Hunter exhibition at The Art of Wine in Truro.

Entry is just £5 which Enora and  Roland will put on to a WineEmotion card for your to sample some wine while you admire Robin’s work. Some tasty nibbles will also be provided.

Robin is a local painter and print maker, inspired by the landscape of Cornwall.

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Exhibition: Sir Peter Blake’s Hope and Glory, Padstow

7 May 2016

Sir Peter Blake needs no introduction – a contemporary of David Hockney and an Royal Academian since the 60’s, he’s probably our best known home grown pop artist, using images from ads, collaged items, music hall entertainment and even wrestlers. I know him from his iconic sleeve design for the Beatles St Pepper’s Lonely Heart Club Band – This was pre-photoshop remember, so Pop artist Blake and his wife Jann Haworth constructed all the life-sized cut-outs of historical figures from cardboard.

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What’s on guide Thurs 5 – Weds 11 May

3 May 2016

Cornish Food Box juicing workshop, Truro Thurs 5 May

I heard about these chaps at the Cornwall Home Show at the weekend – they weren’t there, but there were plenty of supporters blowing their trumpet. Anyway, not only do The Cornish Food Box Co ONLY sell food that has been grown, reared, caught or made here in Cornwall, they are holding a jubbly juicing night on Thursday, in collaboration with Kick Start Fatloss Cornwall.

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What’s on guide Thurs 21 – Wed 27 Apr

20 Apr 2016

Daisy Pulls it Off!, King Charles Theatre, Falmouth Thurs 21 – Sat 23 Apr

Ooh err misses! The play is a parody of wholesome, adventure stories in an English Girls’ boarding school. Pulling it off (fnar!) is Daisy Meredith, a girl from a poor home who has to over come snobby prejudice and schoolgirl pranks. As in the St Trinians series the girls are played by older actresses and the headmistress is a man.

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what’s on guide Thurs 14 – Wed 20 Apr

12 Apr 2016

Penryn Picture house, Temperance Hall, Penryn, Thurs 14 Apr

Pop-up cinema fun with Penryn Picture House on Thursday: A hot hot hot three-part evening of live Venezuelan music from Juan Graterol y su Conjunto Gozón, organic freshly-made veg kebabs from Shellfish Pig and a screening of the brilliant and award-winning Wim Wenders documentary of the re-forming of the Buena Vista Social Club by Ry Cooder. 

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What’s on guide: Thurs 17 – Wed 23 Mar

16 Mar 2016

Pintxo opening night, Fowey Thur 17 Mar

What Fowey needs is a tapas bar right? Your wish is my command. Ok, well I can’t take any of the credit, obvs, that’s 100% down to Chris Williams and Melissa Love who bring you Fowey’s newest place to eat drink and be merry – Pintxo and it’s opening tonight for sangria, vinos, cervazas and tapas finas.

Give it a go and let me know what you think.

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What’s on guide Thurs 10 – Wed 16 Mar

9 Mar 2016

Silent auction, cheese and wine evening, The Globe, Fowey Thurs 10 Mar

What’s that you say? Drinking wine for charity? Sounds like my dream job! In aid of Cornwall Hospice Care, on Thursday The Globe are hosting a silent auction and wine and cheese evening. There are eight wines from Bosue, Polgoon, Camel Valley, Knightor and Trevibban Mill vineyard and 12 local cheeses to try, with special guest speakers.

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Muddy finds: The Art of Wine, Truro

3 Mar 2016

A quickie just to give a nod and tip of the hat to the dapper Roland and Enora at their brand spanking new venture The Art of Wine in Nalder’s Court, Truro – we are totes excited about this one. Only open a week or so now, its already on the radar of the pre-theatre dinner crowd.

Not just a wine shop, not just a lounge bar and not just a gallery – it’s all three.

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