What’s On This Weekend: Fri 28 – Sun 30 Sept
FRI 28 - SUN 30 SEPT
Sing in Porthtowan, stretch at Eden, forage in Penzance, run at Tehidy and have a belly laugh in Truro – there’s so much going on this weekend in Cornwall, we’re not sure where to head first.
Chicago, The Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, Mon 24 – Fri 28 Sept
The British Theatre Academy is thrilled to be producing one of the most iconic musical of all time, the multi award winning Chicago! Inspired by the jazz music from the 20s, Chicago is a slick and saucy production that gives us an insight into the lives of the murderesses of the Cook County Jail. Featuring Iconic songs such as ‘All That Jazz‘ and ‘Razzle Dazzle‘.
Forage, Cook & Feast Day, Wild Hen Cookery School, Penzance, Fri 28 Sept
The Forage, Cook & Feast day involves a 2 hour foraging trip to some of West Cornwall’s wild landscapes: to forage for seasonal wild edible herbs, vegetables, seaweeds, fungi, roots, seeds & berries. Caroline will teach you how to forage safely and legally. After foraging you will take your produce back to Fat Hen where you’ll learn how to incorporate these ingredients into a 3 course lunch.
1978 Fest, The Wateringhole, Perranporth, Fri 28 – Sun 30 Sept
Many & Beautiful Things is concerned with that time in youth when anything is possible, everything is ahead of you, and life is a rush for new experiences. Featuring artists Rineke Dijkstra, Binelde Hyrcan, Melanie Manchot, Santiago Mostyn, Joseph Szabo, with work by mid-career and emerging artists.
Comedy Cupboard, Old Bakery Studios, Truro, Sat 29 Sept
Old Bakery Studios’ autumn Comedy Cupboard’s kick off this weekend, with another selection of top class comedy acts! See some of the best stand up talent around, including Regan MacNeil and Liam Pickford. £14 pp. Punk Thai will be in the house too, serving up amazing authentic Thai food.
James and Black, The Acorn, Penzance, Sat 29 Sept
For those who had never seen Otis Redding or Aretha Franklin perform, go to a concert of Bruce James and Bella Black – this is the best option to close your eyes and go back to pure American sound whose songs echo to this day, for connoisseurs and non-connoisseurs alike.
Proud Eden, Eden Project, Bodelva, Sat 29 Sept
This autumn, Proud Eden returns with a special evening packed with acclaimed speakers, and live performances and spoken word – headlined by Heather Peace, brought to you in association with Penguin and Gay Times, and supported by Cornwall Pride.
Falmouth Reggae Festival, Sat 29 Sept
Missing those summer vibes? Falmouth Reggae Festival returns for its third year at an all-new exciting venue local to Falmouth where you’ll find 4 areas, renowned bands, heavy dubs, boat loads of rum and plenty of delicious food & drink.
Proms at The Minack, Minack Theatre, Sat 29 & Sun 30 Sept
A real treat at the end of the season at The Minack is two days of Proms presented by The Mount Charles Band. Bring blankets and picnics, horns and flags for a good dose of traditional British fun.
Trail Kids Tehidy Fun Run, Tehidy Woods, Sun 30 Sept
Trail Kids Autumn Kids Fun Run is to be held in the beautiful surroundings of Tehidy Country Club, and proudly sponsored by Cremin Surfacing. The 1.85 mile course will take you around a lake side loop followed by a larger loop of the woodland. Ages 5 – 12
Wild Wine Club Feast, Summer House, Perranporth, Sun 30 Sept
Join the Wild Wine Club as they takeover at Summer House as part of the 1978 Festival this weekend. They will be celebrating the Cornish wine harvest with four Cornish wines and a menu designed to match by Summer House Head Chef Matt Halford and Wild Wine Club Sommelier Debbie Warner. Start with canapés and Camel Valley Brut on the beach followed by a feast out on the terrace before heading out to enjoy the festival. £45pp