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what’s on guide: Thurs 28 July – Wed 3 Aug

Congratulations for making it through last week. Here’s a selection of the day to day listings for the next 7 days There are no upcoming events at this time.

Below are events that go on all week (or all summer) as they clog up the calendar to repeat them daily, but more detailed DAY TO DAY LISTINGS can be found HERE and I’d encourage you to use that as the one-off events worth knowing about are all on here. Have fun y’all!

Port Eliot Festival Thurs 28 – Sun 31 July

Credit: Michael Bowles

Credit: Michael Bowles

Described as a literary festival, but with the feel of a garden party. It’s way more than that though: Music, comedy, cabaret, science, art, mindfullness and good food. Its all here. Attracts mix of celebs, art lovers, foodies, party animals and book worms. This oneis great for families with activities including the Eden Project’s ‘Destination Space’, Hullabaloo’s ‘Wild Woodland Summer Ball’, and an overnight forest school. Noel Fielding (him off of The Mighty Boosh) will be chatting on stage with Withnail & I screenwriter Bruce Robinson. Beth Orton headlines.

Port Eliot Festival, St Germans PL12 5ND porteliotfestival.com @porteliotfest

Physics Fiesta, Porthcurow beach until Fri 29 Jul

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One for your little professors and mad scientists: to celebrate the science behind our heritage, The Institute of Physics putting on a free physics show and hands-on experiments on the beach at Porthcuro and the Telegraph Museum.

Exploring electricity, magnetism and light – making seawater bucket batteries and giant Morse code circuits, metal detecting, and much more.

(11.30 am to 12.30 pm & 1.30 to 2.30 pm weather permitting. Clore Learning Space, Telegraph Museum Portcurno, Eastern House, Porthcurno, TR19 6JX

 

Archaeology Fest, Tintagel until Tues 2 Aug

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Fancy yourself as Dr Jones? English Heritgage are hosting an archaeology festival at Tintagel Castle. A team of archaeologist bods from Cornwall Archaeological Unit will dig trenches in two areas which include buildings believed to date from the 5th to 6th centuries. Using the latest scientific techniques they’ll investigate how and when the buildings were built, what they would have looked like, and what they may have been used for. Unearth your own treasure at one of their have-a-go sessions. Hat and whip optional (but encouraged!).

11am every day £9.20/ £5.50 Tintagel Castle, Castle Road, Tintagel PL34 0HE

 

Paella in the Garden, Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn until 25 August

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Tiggy, from Cornish Fusion Fish and Food will be hosting a paella pop-up in the gardens of the Newlyn Art Gallery every thursday lunchtime, until the end of august. Eat in or take away, this a great lunch venue.  Served with a glass of white Sangria.

£10 with wine (or just £7 on its own), Newlyn Art Gallery, New Road, Newlyn TR18 5PZ

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