What’s On This Week: Mon 28 Jan – Sun 3 Feb
Mon 28 Jan - Sun 3 Feb
MUDDY’S PICK OF THE WEEK
Plan Bee Art Exhibition, Eden Project, 26 Jan – 17 Mar 2019 (except 28-29 Jan)
Featuring work by Kurt Jackson, Wolfgang Buttress and Amy Shelton, this insightful exhibition of science and contemporary art presents new views on bees and other native pollinators: their vital role, their extraordinary lives, their plight and the story of our native dark honey bees (Apis mellifera mellifera) and the role they play. Plan Bee brings together a wide range of collaborators from many disciplines connected by their passion to save our pollinators. Free with Eden admission.
I’m Not Running – National Theatre Live, Newlyn Film House, Newlyn, Thurs Jan 31
I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision. What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare? Hare was recently described by The Washington Post as ‘the premiere political dramatist writing in English’.
An evening with Steve from Colwith Farm Distillery, Talland Bay Hotel, Thurs 31 Jan
Talland Bay Hotel welcomes Steve Dustow from Colwith Farm Distillery for a special event on Thurs 31 Jan. He’ll be sharing the story of how he went about building Cornwall’s first ‘plough to bottle’ gin and vodka distillery and making Talland Bay Number One with potatoes grown on the family farm. The evening will begin with welcome canapés and an Aval Dor vodka cocktail (Aval Dor is Cornish for potato). You’ll then enjoy a gin inspired menu, concocted by head chef, Nick Hawke, accompanied by a range of gins. £80pp
Origin x The Beautiful Feast – ‘The Ground Up – A Seasonal Feast’, Origins Coffee, The Warhouse, Penryn, Fri 1 Feb
A delicious seasonal feast hosted at Origin’s Penryn waterside location, The Warehouse. A collaboration with supremely talented Cornwall based caterers, Beautiful and the Feast. ‘The Ground Up’ showcases a delicious feast, celebrating the best of Cornish produce, transformed into unique and honest dishes. Menu options during the evening are inspired by seasonality and reflect quality and provenance. £25 pp
Middle Eastern Feast, Temple, Bude, Fri 1 – Sat 2 Feb
Craig Treggonning works his flavour magic with a Vegetarian Feast inspired by flavours from the Middle East. £30pp.
Cheap Date Dance Company: Dirty Words, AMATA, Penyn, Fri 1 Feb
A music and dance duet with dancer, Grace Clayton (Grace Clayton Dance, Cheap Date) and multi-instrumentalist, Seamas Carey (Kneehigh, Wildworks). A crash landing of self expression, communication, action and reaction through live music, dance, theatre, and digital media. This visual monologue questions the physical, verbal, facial, tonal, nuanced way we talk to the world.
Jumping Out Jazz Duo, Lusty Glaze, Newquay, Fri 1 Feb
After they were one of the stand out highlights from last year’s Father’s Day Food & Drink Festival, Lusty Glaze welcomes back Jumping Out Jazz boys for a session in the cosy surroundings of their winter restaurant. Enjoy some playful jazz and modern covers of classics you know and love, from a couple of the most lovable characters in Cornwall!
A Evening of Raw Food, Archie Browns, Truro, Fri 1 Feb
Don’t miss out on this exciting evening with Jay Halford, book your ticket to avoid disappointment! Plunge yourself into the world of Raw Food, let us tantalise your tastebuds with a mouth watering 10 course plant based & nutrient rich taster menu
Storytelling and Dinner with Gary Cordingley, Potager Garden, Constantine, Fri 1 Feb
As part of the 19th National Storytelling Week celebrations, illustrator and storyteller Gary Cordingley is coming to Potager to blend the delicate flavours of the Middle East with a touch of the Mythological Underworld and the sweet taste of West Africa in an evening that combines delicious food and fabulous stories. Daisy, Potager’s Head Chef, has devised a three course vegetarian menu that will reflect the themes of Gary’s stories, including Palestinian cauliflower and cumin fritters and Sumac and lemon roasted winter vegetables. £30pp
Silent Disco Yoga, Carnmarth Hotel, Newquay, Sat 2 Feb
The first double Silent Disco Yoga date of the new year. Begin with the Uplift session – vinyasa flow yoga building energy through movement and the sound of deep house music beats.This will be immediately followed by the Meditation session.
Winter Game & Whiskey Masterclass, The Alverton Hotel, Truro, Sat 2 Feb