What’s On This Week: Mon 16 – Sun 22 April
MON 16 - SUN 22 APRIL
Put the Netflix bingeathon on hold and check out your Muddy Guide to the best stuff in Cornwall this week. From one of the county’s most exciting food fests to an award-hoovering comedy at Hall For Cornwall, it’s all here.
Walking Week, Boscastle, Sun 15 – Fri 20 Apr
Visit the North of Cornwall this Spring with this intimate event run by the locals. Whether you are new to walking or returning, this event is based in one of Cornwall’s most picturesque villages.
The Play That Goes Wrong, Hall For Cornwall, Truro, 17 – 21 April
Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off in this multi award-winning smash hit comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong, now enjoying its 4th year in the West End. The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! As the accident prone thesps battle on against all the odds to reach their final curtain call, hilarious results ensue.
Aspire Visual Arts Workshops, The Poly, Falmouth, Tues 17, Weds 18 & Thurs 19 April
Jane Chetwynd & Sarah Hayes have worked for a leading Arts University and have extensive experience in arts education. They’re passionate about delivering workshops that support you to explore new and exciting ways of working. The courses are suitable for individuals and groups, held in great locations and for everyone regardless of previous experience. The first dates at The Poly are all about ‘learning to see’.
Knightor Feasts, Knightor Winery, Trethurgy, Wed 18 April
This month’s foodie fiestas at Knightor Winery include a two-course Moroccan supper (£25pp) and a feast of spring favourites, celebrating the new season’s produce from around the county including crab, lamb, asparagus and rhubarb. £25 for 3 courses and welcome cocktail / £38 with pre-dinner winemakers tour at 5pm.
Havana Good Time, Lusty Glaze, Newquay, Fri 20 Apr
To celebrate the opening of The Lusty Glaze new pizza and rum bar they are hosting a Latino- themed night, serving Latino and South American inspired wood fired pizzas and special rum cocktails. Dance to live music headlined by a twenty piece band, Jazz Colossus, and support from Jelly Jazz.
Food Festival, Harbour Head, Porthleven, Fri 20- Sun 22 Apr
Do you love food and stunning harbour villages? Then Porthleven Food Festival was made for you. Attracting more then 30,000 people, Porthleven Food Festival has been running for more then ten years. Browse the food stalls and listen to the expert chefs. If lively music and a few drinks is what you fancy, then pitch up a tent and spend the night.
Emily Maguire, Acorn, Penzance, Sat 21 Apr
Singer-songwriter, composer, poet, multi-instrumentalist and mental health advocate, Emily Maguire is an artist like no other, her remarkable story of recovery is an inspiration for those who know her music.
Deep Space, STERTS Theatre, Liskeard, Sat 21 Apr
A collaboration of dance, music and film to bring you the sound and the look of the universe. Inspired by cosmic rays from distant galaxies, Deep Space is the culmination of exciting new collaborations between groundbreaking musical outfit Michelson Morley, dance artist Lois Taylor and eight professional dancers, costume designer Andrea Carr, and film & live visuals practitioner Joanna Mayes.
Gin and Prosecco Festival, St Ives, Sat 21 Apr
The garden party season is in full swing with St Ives Gin and Prosecco Festival happening this month. A garden party atmosphere, live music and a glass of prosecco or gin (or both) , sounds like the perfect Saturday.
Spring Fair, Bedruthan Hotel, Trenance, Newquay, Sat 21- Sun 22 Apr
A weekend that should bring all home lovers inspiration. Browse three floors showcasing designs by contemporary makers to reworked pieces from classic curator. Worried about the kids being bored? Free childcare sessions are also provided whilst you browse the fair.
Tregothnan Charity Garden Opening, Tresillian, Truro, Sat 21- Sun 22 Apr
The largest garden in Cornwall is opening its usually private gates to the public for one weekend. Visitors can experience Tregothnan’s diversity of trees, historic, botanical and rare collections, sweeping vistas and peaceful secluded groves on the banks of the river Fal.
Roseland Festival, various locations, Sat 21 Apr- Sat 5 May
The Roseland Festival is full of entertainment and talks for everyone. There will be a performance from concert pianist Shelagh Sutherland, wine tasting with Louise Fitzpatrick, St Austell Brewery’s newly appointed wine buyer, and a talk by Christopher Riddle on the popular Royal Cornish Show. Check the schedule to purchase tickets as entertainment and talks are held on different days and in different locations.
Spring Spa and Wedding Fair, Headland Hotel, Newquay Sun 22 Apr
Join the spa team at The Headland alongside a wonderful network of wedding suppliers. Tour the facilities, learn about memberships and discuss your plans with the wedding coordinators. Mini spa treatments will be on offer as well as competitions with fab prizes up for grabs.