What’s On This Week: Mon 29 Oct – Sun 4 Nov
MON 29 OCT - SUN 4 NOV
Check out our What’s On guide to the week ahead for our pick of the fun in Cornwall. From Halloween fun to intimate gigs.
Heligan Halloween, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Pentewan, Sat 20 Oct – 4 Nov
This Heligan Halloween, experience the creepy but cool in a bug-tastic culmination of spooky Halloween activities set to make your spine tingle. Wander through the Gardens, following the Creepy Crawly Trail and discover what weird and wonderful creatures have made Heligan their home. Do you dare to enter the spider tunnel? Will you come face to face with Mama spider? And what else might you stumble across on the way?
Halloweden, Eden Project, Bodelva, Sat 20 Oct – 4 Nov
An all-new Halloweden offer, Eden Project invites you into a beautiful and mysterious world full of magical beasts and mythical creatures. Come face to face with a dragon, browse the medieval market place, hear tales of magical, mythical creatures and more.
Sarah McQuaid, No. 8 Cafe & Deli, Launceston, Thurs 1 Nov
Following a coast-to-coast US tour that saw her play 37 shows in seven weeks, singer/songwriter Sarah McQuaid is heading straight out again for a full month of concerts from Cornwall to the Orkney Islands. She begins her tour in Launceston and will be back in Truro at the beginning of next month. With a battery of new instruments (including electric guitar, piano and drum) and a new album that’s been tipped as an early candidate for folk album of the year by magazines and blogs around the globe, Sarah’s been wowing her Stateside audiences and looks forward to doing the same on her packed 25-show UK tour.
Ramen Noodle Night, Potager Garden, Constantine, Fri 2 Nov
Head to the beautiful Potager Garden in quiet Constantine for a ramen noodle night this month. Sit down to a miso and honey glazed aubergine starter while a steaming bowl of vegetarian ramen noodles is prepared, with a choice of tasty toppings. £16.50pp
Fistral Sessions with Ezmay Grace, Rick Stein, Fistral Beach, Newquay Fri 2 Nov
There’s not a better place in Newquay to watch the sun set and listen to some live music, than this restaurant overlooking Fistral beach. The fish and chip takeaway and curry kitchen will be open all evening, so grab a curry and a beer, pick a spot overlooking the beach and enjoy acoustic sounds from Ezmay Grace.
Woodburner Sessions at Lusty Glaze, Newquay, dates throughout Nov
The mercury may be dropping but what more excuse do you need to curl up with some vino and live music by the fire. On the line up at Lusty Glaze this week is The Sinking of The Good Ship Rosa and Matt Owens, one of the founding members of Noah and The Whale.
Twisted Tales, The Poly, Falmouth, Sat 3 Nov
Twisted Tales is a hilariously dark triple bill of riotous comedies that reveal the darkness under the domestic, the lengths people will go to for love & how to wash blood stains out of a carpet. For their fifth outing, ‘Owdyado Theatre brings you three twisted tales from three distinct voices. Inspired by cult TV series The Twilight Zone and Inside Number Nine this series of dark comedies is co-written by Daniel Richards and Charlott Bister (A View from the Edge, Above Bored) as well as distinguished Cornish writers Brett Harvey (Brown Willy, Weekend Retreat) and Jon Welch (Spillikin, Swivelhead).
Wayne Parson’s Dance: Vestige and Meeting, AMATA, Penryn, Sat 3 Nov
Catch this “compelling and accomplished” evening of dance-theatre from a choreographer with a “distinctive narrative voice” – The Guardian. With a rapidly-growing reputation for creating emotionally-arresting dance-theatre works, Wayne Parsons Dance presents a sensitive and rousing double bill exploring the theme of memory, featuring spell-binding choreography, new writing, specially-commissioned music and stage design.
Watergate Bay Fireworks, Sat 3 Nov
On Sat 3 Nov, Watergate Bay will be lit up by an amazing fireworks display, even bigger than last year! The event is a non-profit community event, hosted by WAX (Muddy award-winning bar). There will be collections for local organisations, raffles, BMX demonstrations, music and stands selling hot drinks & food.