What’s On This Week: Mon 18 – Sun 24 Sept
MON 18 - SUN 24 SEPT
How’s your week so far? Meh, there’s plenty to look forward to in the next few days – you just need to know where to find it. Get started with this week’s Muddy Guide…
Woodfired Sessions, Philleigh Way, Philleigh, Truro, Thurs 21 Sept
Cookery School Philleigh Way has three special evenings lined up for September and this is the last. Their Woodfired Sessions combine great food and music and take place in the newly covered outside area (with heating for the late Sept crowd). The ‘Best’ evenings star authentic Argentinian Asado with local beef and lamb not to mention tunes from local favourite Suzi Mac.
My Mountain Life with Simon Yates, Hall for Cornwall, Fri 22 Sept
Mountaineer Simon Yates (of Touching The Void fame) will be at Hall For Cornwall this month to share tales of his incredible adventures. Witness his tireless journey from that famous story of survival in Peru to some of the remotest mountains on the planet. Told with wit, dry humour and lavishly illustrated with images and video, collected on his great climbs.
Great Cornish Food Festival, Lemon Quay, Truro, Fri 22 – Sun 24 Sept
For three days, Truro’s Lemon Quay will play host to the largest event dedicated to Cornwall’s remarkable food and drink. Michelin starred chef Nathan Outlaw, will once again open the festival on Fri 22 Sept and will be doing a demonstration on the main stage of the Chef’s Theatre. Other local chefs on the line-up include Jack Stein, Adam Banks (Fifteen Cornwall), Guy Owen (Idle Rocks) and Phil & Christine Jensen (Peboryon).
Henry’s Little Big Gig, Henry’s Campsite, Lizard Village, Fri 22 – Sat 24 Sept
A fantastic live music and ale festival based at the award-winning Henry’s Campsite, on the Lizard Peninsula. The three-day family festival, celebrates Cornwall’s creative talent, in music, beer making and much more. There will also be creative workshops (yoga, drumming, crafts, pottery and more), authentic street food and a tropical fancy dress competition.
Lusty Glaze Sundowner Sessions, Lusty Glaze Beach, Newquay, Fri 22 & 29 Sept
Lusty Glaze was named by The Times as the UK’s most picturesque place to watch live music and every Friday they host free Sundowner Sessions. There are just a couple more to go before we shift to Woodburner gigs, so book a table and enjoy some great local talent. This week, catch rising star Charlie Bowdery or drop by next Friday for indie folk singer Frozen Houses.
Yoga Hub Fest, Coastal Valley Camp & Crafts Campsite, Porth, Sat 23 – Sun 24 Sept
Yoga Hub Fest is a not for profit event, bringing together a fantastic collection of teachers in yoga, meditation and wisdom. The festival is hosted at Muddy award-winning campsite, Coastal Valley Camp and Crafts and guests can choose from a full timetable of inspiring yoga workshops, talks, music, kirtan and silent disco yoga as well as delicious veggie food and wellbeing stalls.
Heligan Harvest, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Sat 23 Sept – Sun 8 Oct
There’s teasingly little information on the Heligan website so far but here’s what we know… This year’s Heligan Harvest has a cornucopia of events lined up and sees the home of the ‘Finest Productive Garden’ in Britain celebrating its gardening year in traditional style, culminating in two incredible feast nights.
Robyn Denny and Albert Ruess Exhibitions, Newlyn Gallery & The Exchange, opening Sat 23 Sept
A new solo exhibition celebrating the work of the internationally acclaimed painter Robyn Denny opens on 23 Sept and will be presented across both galleries. The Picture Room at Newlyn Gallery will have an exhibition of paintings by Albert Reuss on show from 23 Sept too.
Still going strong:
Taste of Scilly Festival, Isles of Scilly, Fri 1 – Sat 30 September
Taste of Scilly, the festival that has foodies flocking to the Isles of Scilly, is back in September with a month-long celebration of the very best in food, drink and produce from the famously unspoilt archipelago. Throughout September, there’s a fresh foodie experience to savour every day, from lobster feasts to Scillonian produce markets, from beach barbecues to evening supper boats.
St Ives September Festival, Sat 9 – Sat 23 Sept
A 15-day festival in one of Cornwall’s most vibrant artistic hubs. St Ives Festival offers a mix of music, art and food, drawing culture-seeking visitors from around the country. Highlights include live music in the Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden, performances from John McCusker Band, Toploader and Cara Dillon at The Guildhall, Ronnie Scotts in St Ives at The Western Hotel and numerous art workshops and open studios.