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Events in May 2017


Jamaica Inn - one night paranormal investigations

Date: 3 Feb to 28 Oct / Time: Contact below for details

Jamaica Inn - one night paranormal investigations including dinner - £65

On the following Fridays:

3rd February and 17th March - BOTH SOLD OUT

7th April - New date added by popular demand

2nd June

28th July

25th August

27th & 28th October - More details coming soon!

Book at Jamaica Inn reception or ring 01566 86250
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A Casket of Pearls: Twenty Years of Collecting at Penlee

Date: 4 Feb to 3 Jun / Time: Please see below

Collections include fine and decorative art, social history, photography and archaeology.

Penlee House Gallery & Museum
Morrab Road, Penzance TR18 4HE

4 February – 3 June 2017
Summer Hours: 1 April - 31 October 10.00am - 5.00pm
Winter Hours: 1 November - 31 March 10.00am - 4.30pm
N.B. Last admission is 30 minutes before closing time

Admission charges apply unless you hold one of several passes including the Penzance Pass.
See Penlee House website for details


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Haunted Happenings

Date: 10 Feb to 15 Dec / Time: See below for contact details

Jamaica Inn also offers Haunted Happenings Weekends organised by Haunted Happenings involving a night at the spooky Bodmin jail on Friday night and Jamaica Inn on Saturday night.

Friday & Saturday 10th & 11th February

Friday & Saturday 21st & 22nd April

Friday & Saturday 19th & 20th May

Friday & Saturday 3rd & 4th November

Friday & Saturday 15th & 16th December

Book direct with Haunted Happenings: www.hauntedhappenings.co.uk


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Murder Mystery Night

Date: 17 Feb to 28 Sep / Time: Please see below

Jamaica Inn offers an evening of entertainment where a team of professional actors act out a murder for you to solve over a delicious three course dinner. Prizes are given to three detectives who successfully guess the murderer. Each time the crime is different.

Enjoyed by guests of all ages and groups of any size with many people coming back time and time again.

The dates for 2017 are:

Thursday 20th April
Friday 26th May
Thursday 29th June
Thursday 27th July
Thursday 24th August
Thursday 28th September

Tickets for the evening cost only £35 and include the three course meal. Book now and avoid disappointment!

Call 01566 86250 or email enquiry@jamaicainn.co.uk
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STORYTELLING & FAMILY SHOWS AT THE MINACK

Date: 10 Apr to 8 Sep / Time: Please see below

THE SEA SHOW
July 10, 10:30 am – 11:30 am

SKILLYWIDDEN
July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, September 6

TEMPEST IN A TEACUP
July 14, September 8

ROBIN GOODFELLOW'S TRAVELLING SHOW
July 21, August 18

THE LAST DROLL TELLER
May 29, July 28, August 25

THE TWO WIZARDS
April 10, May 31, August 4, September 1

Adult: £5 / Under 16: £2.50 / Under 12: 50p / Under 2: Free

Suitable children aged 4+ and their families – pre-booking not required – tickets on the door only.

IN THE BELLOWS
May 29, July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28, September 4

Included in a day visit.

Minack, Porthcurno, near Penzance, Cornwall
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Perranporth Craft and Healing Thursdays

Date: 13 Apr to 28 Sep / Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Unique Handmade Crafts, Art & Gifts, Weekly Tarot Card Reader, Crystals, Jewellery, Clothing, Healers, Therapies, Reiki, Photography, Angel, Fairy & Wiccan Products.

Free Admission

For the Kids
Hair Wraps, Face Painting, Craft Workshops

Refreshments available

April 13th, 20th
May 4th, 25th
June 1st every week until September 28th

Perranporth War Memorial Hall

For more information:
Web: www.facebook.com/silversunevents3/
Tel: 07725 702617

 

Moving Heaven and Earth

Date: 15 Apr to 28 Oct / Time: 10am - 2pm (Day visit from 9.30am - 5pm

Come and meet ‘Billy’ in ‘MOVING HEAVEN AND EARTH’ – the making of Minack.

Weekly on Saturdays (excluding June 17)

Billy Rawlings spent 40 years employed by Rowena Cade as gardener and handyman.

From the memories of the family and people who knew him, local storyteller Mark Harandon has researched and re-created the character of Billy and will lead you around the theatre telling stories and reminiscing about how the theatre was built.

This is part of your day visit and is an informal event that lasts about 20 minutes. It is repeated at intervals between 10am and 2pm and there is no extra fee for this event.

Day visit to view the theatre, Rowena Cade Exhibition, Gardens and above inclusive
Adult £5.00
15 & under £2.50
11 & under 50p
Under 2 FREE
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Porthcurnick Community Beach Cleans

Date: 1 May to 6 Nov / Time: 10am - 11am

Suitable for all ages. Children welcome with accompanying adults.

Dogs on leads are welcome.

Meet at Porthcurnick Beach, near Portscatho. SW879360

Please wear robust outdoor clothing and stout shoes.

Accessibility is limited with soft sand and shingle.

No booking required. Just turn up. First Monday of the month 10am - 11am

1 May 2017

5 June 2017

3 July 2017

7 August 2017

4 September 2017

2 October 2017

6 November 2017

For more information: Emma Shepherd
Email: emma.shepherd@nationaltrust.org.uk

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Roseland Community Beach Cleans at Pendower

Date: 1 May to 6 Nov / Time: 2pm - 3.30pm

Meet in the afternoon on the first Monday of each month - 2pm - 3.30pm

Gloves, bags and litter-pickers provided. Just bring your enthusiasm to help out for an hour or so.

Suitable for all ages. Child with accompanying adults.
Dogs on leads are welcome.

Meet at Pendower Beach, near Veryan. SW899 382

Please wear robust outdoor clothing and stout shoes.

Accesibility is limited with soft sand and shingle.

No booking required. Just turn up.

1 May 2017

5 June 2017

3 July 2017

7 August 2017

4 September 2017

2 October 2017

6 November 2017

For more information: Emma Shepherd
Email: emma.shepherd@nationaltrust.org.uk

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Launceston Steam & Vintage Rally

Date: 27 to 29 May / Time: Gates open at 9am each day

Bank Holiday Weekend Event. Steam and Vintage vehicle exhibition.

Trebant Farm, Altarnun, Cornwall PL15 7RR. Contact: Simon Clarke 07919 188170
Email: kadcornwall@btinternet.com

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Krowji Open Studios

Date: 27 May to 4 Jun / Time: 11am – 4pm daily

Krowji, a creative arts space based in Redruth will be opening its doors welcoming the public to come and explore the home of painters, ceramicists, jewellery makers, designers, textile artists, animators, costumers and more.

This event sees hundreds of visitors every year and is a really popular celebration of Cornish arts and culture.

Visit 50 artists, makers and designers in their studios

Free event showcasing 50 artists and makers with open studios at Krowji, Cornwall’s largest creative hub, during the Open Studios Cornwall 2017 event.

The artists and makers at Krowji are throwing open their studio doors to give visitors the opportunity to see behind the scenes, meet the makers and purchase art, crafts and gifts.

27th May – 4th June 11am – 4pm daily.

The Melting Pot Café will be open throughout the event, serving food and drink.

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Date: 29 May to 2 Jun / Time: Please see below

Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sassy and irreverent musical farce.

May 29 to June 2 at 8pm and May 30 & June 1 at 2pm

Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, Penzance, Cornwall.
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Storytelling - The Last Droll Teller

Date: 29 May / Time: 10.30 am – 11.30 am

Adult: £5 / Ages 12-15: £2.50 / Ages 2-11: 50p

Minack, Porthcurno, near Penzance, Cornwall
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In the Bellows

Date: 29 May / Time: 12 noon - 3pm

Made possible by Arts Council England, Feast Cornwall, Tolmen Centre & Theatre Fest West.

This event is included in the cost of entry to the theatre, performed to small groups of no more than 8 people at a time.

Minack, Porthcurno, near Penzance, Cornwall
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