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This Weekend

9 - 11 AUG 2019

Muddy’s highlights of summer in Cornwall.

Falmouth Week, Falmouth, Fri 9 – Sun 18 Aug

Falmouth Week is a major attraction for locals and visitors alike. With its origins in a local sailing regatta dating back at least far as 1837, the Week has evolved into not only a major sailing competition in the SW but also an opportunity for sailors and landlubbers to enjoy the many daytime and evening attractions in the town. Plus The Red Arrows, a pink wig parade and fireworks? I’m there!

Magic in the Skies, Land’s End Landmark, every Tues and Thurs from 25 Jul – 31 Aug

Enjoy a thrilling cocktail of pyrotechnic wizardry that lasts all summer long, with vibrant explosions lighting up Land’s End every Tues and Thurs evening at dusk. Each of the twelve firework displays will transport you on a musical journey.

A Perfect World, Miracle Theatre, Venues across Cornwall, until 24 Aug

Photo by Kirstin Prisk

A Perfect World tells the story of a feisty young woman who ventures into a Boy’s Own world of undiscovered jungles, treasure maps, campfires and penknives on an action-packed adventure. Leading her team of quarrelsome explorers she stumbles into a bountiful paradise, whose inhabitants seem entirely peaceful, productive and fulfilled. Is this tranquil place the best of all possible worlds? Or is it all too good to be true?

 

HabourQ, Charlestown Harbour, Fri 5 July – beginning of Oct

Charlestown’s newest foodie hot-spot opens on Friday 5th July – serving up the best local produce cooked over fire, with an unrivalled setting on the historic Georgian harbour. The Smokin’ Harbour BBQ, HarbourQ, is the latest development from the team behind the popular steak and seafood restaurant, The Longstore. Chef Ben Ambridge’s menu offers melt-in-your-mouth BBQ flavours, including slow-cooked meat, fish and veggie specials – all served with pickles, homemade sauces, potato salad and flatbreads – freshly cooked in a new purpose-built smoker and grill. A communal outdoor seating area has been purpose built on the harbour, with an undercover canopy to protect guests from summer showers.

Story By The Sea – Restaurant Residency, Carbis Bay Estate, 2 Aug – 14 Sept

The entire team of Michelin-starred Restaurant Story will be moving to Carbis Bay for six weeks this summer, where they will launch an exclusive residency in a bid to help clean up the ocean. They will be launching a six-week residency in Carbis Bay titled Story by the Sea. Over the course of the pop-up they will work with creative ocean campaigners, Parley, to remove 50 metric tonnes of plastic from the oceans. Diners will enjoy a unique five or six-course menu inspired by the ocean, including the likes of Crab Tart, Lobster & Leek, and Lemon Sherbet. The five-course lunch menu is available for £95pp + service charge. The six-course dinner menu is available for £125pp + service charge.

Heligan Summer Buzz, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Pentewan, until 1 Sept

Heligan’s Summer Buzz invites you to get your wings on and celebrate the busy bumblebee and the beautiful butterfly in a summer of wildflowers and outdoor adventure. A sensory summer overload awaits you at The Lost Gardens, pick up your Adventure Passport and journey through woods, wildflowers, gardens and farm to Heligan’s Pollination Station.

 

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