Week Commencing: 31st May 2021
Tues 1st June - Fri 4th At the Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre, Truro School. Children age 6 - 14. Various activities, £27 per day. Visit www.sirbenainsliesportscentre.com. Tel 01872 246050
From Tues 1st at Truro Lawn Tennis Club. Half term camps - fun games for age 5 - 10 years. 9 am - 12 noon. Tel Ryan Fern 07814 533087
At Goonhavern Garden Centre and Chacewater Garden Centre. Until Sun 6th. Children's Gardening Week. Gardening workshops lasting about one hour. £5 per child, (£1 from each ticket to Save the Children). Tel 01872 560533 for details and to book.
The Lost Gardens of Heligan are open, booking system in operation and spaces are filling up. visit www.shop.heligan.com/sessions Also at Heligan Sat 5th and Sun 6th 'We're going on a Bug Hunt' with Jimmy Doherty. Visit Heligan's facebook page.
Among other activities - 50 things to do before you are 11 and three quarters at Lanhydrock. Family adventures at Trelissick.. Family fun at Trerice.
Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/pendennis-castle for details of activities for half term.
The National Maritime Museum Falmouth is open with a booking system in place. Online activities for half-term plus a rock-pooling trail along Falmouth's sea front. Visit www.nmmc.co.uk
At Tehidy Woods, North Cliffs nr Portreath. Until 6th June. Rogue Theatre present 'Wonder Walks'. Immersive theatre experience. Various dates and times. Visit www.rogueotherworld.co.uk/box-office/ or tel 07814 558871.
At the Royal Cornwall Museum Until Sat 5th Festival of Drawing. Online and outside. Some are drop-in - no booking required. To book for the online BAD drawing Zine workshop visit www.evenbrite.co.uk. For more details visit www.royalcornwallmuseum.org.uk/festival-of-drawing-events-may-june.
Lots going on at Eden for half term, music in the biomes, family trails and more half-term adventures. Visit www.edenproject.com to book. Also apply for your locals' pass to give reduced tickets for one year.
Shows at the Popp Theatre, St Clement St. (opposite the multi-storey car park ( a covid-safe venue) Book for all shows at www.tickettailor.com
Tues 1st at 7.30 pm. Ruth Wall - 'Three Harps' A mix of traditional, folk and new music from around and beyond the British Isles.
Wed 2nd at 7.30 pm. Hanterhir (Cornish folk band)
Thurs 3rd at 2 pm. Children's theatre, Swashbuckling Cornwall presents 'The Quest', involving the knights of Camelot and Merlin
Thurs 3rd at 7.30 pm. Finding the Will presents 'Call me Oz'. A monologue with a nod to Shakespeare's Hamlet written and performed by Richard Curnow
Fri 4th at 7.30 pm. The Fleetwood Mac Songbook (tribute band)
Sat 5th at 7.30 pm. Andy Quick Music (singer songwriter)
Sun 6th at 7.30 pm. The People String Foundation.
On Wed 2nd alongside the Farmers' Market on Lemon Quay - Truro Antiques and Collectables Market. Also Bonham's will offer free valuations of your antiques. Just turn up with your items.
Thurs 3rd at Tregothnan 10 am - 3.30 pm. A beekeeping course (held at Coombe TR3 6AR). Learn about beekeeping and the workings of a bee colony). Cost £120. Visit www.tregothnan.co.uk/shop/experiences to book
Fri 4th at 7.30 pm at Chacewater Village Hall. An evening of mediumship with Nikki Kitt. Tel 07557 551433 for more details.
Sat 5th and Sun 6th. A fundraiser for Cornwall Air Ambulance over the weekend. Superhero challenge - 5K in a day, run, walk, skip, cycle in superhero costume (of course). Visit www.cornwallairambulancetrust.org for details and to register.
Sat 5th and Sun 6th. Eden Project Communities: The Big Lunch, online and in real life. Visit www.edenprojectcommunities.com for details of how to get involved. Also, this is the beginning of a month of community with more events and activities - more details from the website.
Sat 5th and Sun 6th at Heartlands, Poole. The Healing Light Festival. A proper Cornish mind, body, spirit weekend. Workshops, readings, Fair Trade Products. Entrance £2. Under 16s free.
Sat 5th on Lemon Quay 9 am - 3.30 pm. Alongside the Farmers' Market - the heats for the prestigious Young Trader of the Year competition - open to all entrants between the ages of 16 and 30.
Sat 5th at Perranporth Airfield - History and Heritage Guided Walk. 11am - 1 pm. Discover the history of Perranporth Airfield and the important role it played during WWII. Postcode TR5 0XS. Tel 01872 322350
Sat 5th at Great Western Beach, Newquay. Cinema on the Beach: The Rocky Horror Show. Gates open 7.30 pm. Film starts 9.30 pm No parking. Easy access on foot. Visit www.thelittleboxoffice.com. to book.
Opportunity for anyone interested in working in the film world. Apply to be a pre-selector at Cornwall Film Festival. Apply before 5 pm (GMT) on Fri 11th June. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Some booking reminders
For the Eden Sessions in September. Visit www.edensessions.com for details of the concerts and ticket packages.
Visit www.hallforcornwall.co.uk to book for Fishermen's Friends, The Musical in October. Also, from Wed 2nd June booking will open for the Christmas pantomime 'Cinderella'