Mon 2 - Sun 8 Dec
ART & EXHIBITIONS
You can also catch Tate St Ives in Colour – a new immersive and interactive light installation by Peter Hudson. Take control of the colour and intensity of the light by playing with the sphere, creating cycles of colour and pulses of light inside + outside (Until 5 Jan)
Padstow Christmas Festival, Padstow, Thurs 5 – Sun 8 Dec
Atul Kochhar, the first Indian chef to receive a Michelin star, will be joining the team of chef A-listers at Cornwall’s largest food festival, Padstow Christmas Festival, an annual celebration of food, drink and all things Christmas. The festival is free to attend and will be opened by Nathan Outlaw in the Sharp’s Chefs’ Theatre at midday on Thursday 5 December. Includes a huge Christmas market, dozens of chef demos on two stages, a lantern parade, fun run, firework display, food stalls and much more. Park & Ride is available.
Watchful Mary Crowd-Ins get going Weds 4 Dec (then Weds to Sat nights in December) with winter warmers, live music and (hopefully) sunset views from cool new bar on the seawall at Watergate Bay Hotel. Follow your nose to the bottom of sea lane for warm, spiced cider, Atlantic Pudding Gin with ginger beer and Cointreau orange hot chocolate as well as live music and open-air pizzas on the deck when (if) it’s not raining. Also look out for the Laurent Perrier x Watchful champagne cocktails on the deck. Blankets provided!