The summer is coming to an end, and there’s a nip in the air. As the high season is winding down for another year there is still plenty to see and do as autumn draws closer. Here are our top picks for October:
Falmouth Oyster Festival 8th – 11th, Events Square Falmouth
Falmouth hosts one of its biggest and best festivals on their calendar, bringing together two loves of Falmouth; great food and great music. Hosted at Events Square, with cooking demonstrations, live music and arts and crafts stalls, this is one not to be missed.
Terry Frost Exhibition 10th October 2015 – 9th January 2016, Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange
In celebration of Terry Frost’s centenary, Newlyn Art Gallery and The Exchange present a collection of his most significant work. This fresh look at the artist’s bold pieces is curated by Tate St.Ives.
Anna Maria Murphy& Bagas Degol: ‘Salt Road’:10th, Lamorna Village Hall, 16th Burrell Theatre, Truro , 24th Veryan parish Hall.
Told through a blend of storytelling and original music, ‘Salt Road’ follows a daring journey across the sea to discover the secrets of a mysterious diary.
For more information click here.
Lowender Peran Festival 14th – 18th (Newquay)
Lowender Peran moves to Newquay this year, bringing you a wealth of Celtic heritage from across the County and beyond. There’s Cornish dancing, music, wrestling and even a silent Ceilidh disco.
Go to the Lowender Peran Website for more details and to book tickets.
Bikelights 17th October, Wadebridge 6:45pm
Bikelights is a magical illuminated bicycle procession. How do I take part, you ask? All you’ll need is a bike,
Some lights and plenty of imagination. The theme this year is ‘Circles and cycles’ so expect planets, solar systems and lots of things that spin.
For more details click here.
Spiltmilk Dance: ‘Blast from the Past’ 17th October, Tolmen Centre,Constantine
Something between a dance performance, a sketch show and a TV gameshow, ‘Blast from the past’ darts through the decades to bring you a nostalgic performance, taking you through seven decades of pop culture. For more information and tickets click here. Or call: 01326 341353
Rogue theatre: ‘Dead of Night Dance’ 27th Oct-1st Nov, Tehidy Woods, nr North Cliff Entrance, Nr. Portreath Daily @ 2pm , 5pm and 8pm.
A wicked and wonderful Halloween celebration in the woods, with theatre and adventure, thrills, frights and delights. Short stories are played out on Mrs Logan’s stage in a spook show with snake-haired women, grave digging science, cursed Egyptian mummies, bewitched dolls and lost souls…
Tickets – £7.50 per person – (Adults & Children aged 4 and over) Under 3s – Please book ‘1p’ tickets. (Maximum of 2 Under 3s per Adult) – See more at:
James Wilton Dance: ‘Last Man standing’: 12th Budehaven Community School, 13th Acorn, Penzance, 14th Looe Community School.
This dance will explore the desire to survive and the fragility of our existence, the hard-wired human drive to stay alive despite the inevitability of our ultimate conclusion. For a taster of the show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0bkZpjrhHY To Book visit http://www.carntocove.co.uk/events.php
The Great British Walk – Tin Mining: Thursday 1st Oct, Saturday 10th Oct & 20th Oct. 11am-12:45pm, Godolphin, Helston.
A guided walk around the tin mining areas of the Godolphin estate which is part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/godolphin/ or contact 01736 763194 for more details.
The Clockwork Moth: The Devil with Three Golden Hairs – Sunday 11th October, 14:30 @ The Centre Newlyn Art Gallery
Interweaving shadow puppetry, storytelling and live music, this gem by the Brothers Grimm is dark, funny and enchanting. It captures the imagination of audiences young and old.
See Carn to Cove website for more details.
KEAP- Wonderful world of Oliver Jeffers, Various dates 3rd October – 13th December @ Merlin building at Cornwall College, Pool.
An enchanting interactive exploration of Oliver Jeffers best loved stories. Families can immerse themselves in the worlds of ‘How to Catch a Star’, ‘Up and Down’ and ‘The Way Back Home’. This exhibition celebrates 10 years since ‘How to Catch a Star’ was first published.
Open to the public weekends and half term £7 adult & £5 children
Book via the Hall for Cornwall website.