WHAT’S ON IN AND AROUND TRURO

      February 2017

      For more information please call

        Visit Truro 01872 274555

          www.visittruro.org.uk

                                                       

 

DATE

EVENT

TIME

OTHER INFORMATION

Wed 1st

Churches Together in Walking: Rosemullion

Information

Tel: 01872 561219

9am Meet at the car park behind the Skatepark in St Georges Road, Truro (car share)
Wed 1st Flea Market 9am – 4pm Boscawen Foyer, Back of Hall for Cornwall, Truro
Wed 1st Beetle Drive – join a lively group for some fun  £5 (includes tea) 3pm Cathedral Restaurant, Truro Cathedral
Wed 1st Primary Dance Showcase 6pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Thu 2nd Opening of Crafting the Cathedral exhibition 10am Truro Cathedral
Thu 2nd Live at the Theatre: Amadeus from the National Theatre 7pm Plaza Cinema, Lemon Street, Truro

Tel 01872 272894

Thu 2nd Angela Hewitt and European Union Chamber Orchestra 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Fri 3rd Claire Martin OBE & Ray Gelato: A Swing’ Affair 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Sat 4th Flea Market 9am – 4pm Boscawen Foyer, Back of Hall for Cornwall, Truro
Sat 4th Trelissick Parkrun

Free, timed 5k event (need to register), run, walk or jog this multi terrain course

9am – 10am Trelissick Garden, nr Feock, TR3 6Ql
Sat 4th Coffee Morning in aid of Friends of Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske

Bric-Brac, Cakes, cards, dvds, books etc

10am 12noon Carnon Downs Village Hall, Tregye Road, TR3 6GH
Sat 4th Alexander Technique Workshop with Sarah Eddy

Tel 07507174025

10.30am – 12.30 Truro Community Library, Union Place, Truro
Sat 4th Live Music and Curry Night

Curry buffet 6pm Classic Rock Covers Band ‘ High Voltage’

 

 

6pm

8pm

 

 

St Erme Community Centre, Trispen TR4 9BD
Sat 4th Kernow King Performs his Greatest Hits! 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Sun 5th Live at the Cinema: Bolshoi Ballet – Swan Lake 3pm Plaza Cinema, Lemon Street, Truro

Tel 01872 272894

Mon 6th – Tue 28th new exhibition: Poldark, an exhibition of 18th century objects, combined with special images from the hit TV series. 10am – 4.45 Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro

Tel 01872 272205

Tue 7th Flea Market 9am – 4pm Boscawen Foyer, Back of Hall for Cornwall, Truro
Tue 7th Stroll Back the Years Walk

Info Tel 01872 240783

10am Meet opposite Aldi Store, Highertown Truro
Tue 7th Cornwall Garden Society Lecture with Stephne Griffith – Abbotsbury Past, Present and Future 7.30pm The Alverton, Tregolls Road, Truro TR1 1ZQ
Wed 8th Churches Together in Walking: Mousehole Information

Tel 01872 561381

9am Meet at the car park behind the Skatepark in St Georges Road, Truro (car share)
Wed 8th Flea Market 9am – 4pm Boscawen Foyer, Back of Hall for Cornwall, Truro
Wed 8th Join a 6 miles Ramblers Walk – more information ring Mary 01726 815239 1pm Meet in car parking Veryan Church

SW916 396

Wed 8th A Musical Extravaganza with Truro School and Truro Prep 7pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Wed 8th Truro Decorative & Fine Arts Society Lecture: Forbidden City: the secrets of China’s Imperial Palace & Museum 7pm Mylor Theatre, College Way, Gloweth, Truro TR1 3XX

Non members £6

Wed 8th Royal Ballet Live at the Cinema – Woolf Works 7.15pm Plaza Cinema, Lemon Street, Truro

Tel 01872 272894

Thu 9th Museum closing early today due to a private event

Tel 01872 272205

Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro
Thu 9th Ato-Gami Manga Drawing Society – drop in session £3

Tel 07977 219006

5.30pm – 7.30pm Waterstones, Boscawen Street, truro
Thu 9th Ruby Wax – Frazzled, a forum for discussion 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Fri 10th Forever Jackson celebrating the 30th anniversary of Michael Jackson’s Bad album 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Fri 10th Truro 3 Arts present Amy Green (Saxophone) accompanied by Christine Zerafa 7.30pm Mylor Theatre, Mylor Building, Truro College

TR1 3XX

Ticekts from the HfC 01872 262466

Sat 11th Flea Market 9am – 4pm Boscawen Foyer, Back of Hall for Cornwall, Truro
Sat 11th Trelissick Parkrun

Free, timed 5k event (need to register), run, walk or jog this multi terrain course

9am – 10am Trelissick Garden, nr Feock, TR3 6Ql
Sat 11th – Sun 19th Half Term Snow Drops Trail (available from the garden entrance) 10.30am – 5pm National Trust Trelissick, nr Feock TR3 6QL
Sat 11th Four Tunes Sax Quartet Informal Concert 1pm Truro Cathedral
Sat 11th Jive Talkin’ Perform the Bee Gees 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Sat 11th Cheese and wine night and Live Music from ‘Stevie D’

£8 entry

7.30pm St Erme Community Centre, Trispen TR4 9BD
Sat 11th Village Market – Baker Tom, fresh fish, preserves, olives, cheese, plants & more 9.30am – 12 noon Devoran Village Hall, Quay Road TR3 6PW
Sun 12th The Odyssey – (Greek Stuff!) based  (very loosely!) on the epic poem by Homer 7.30pm Devoran Village Hall, Quay Road  TR3 6PW

Tickets from Visit Truro  (CRBO)

Mon 13th – Thu 16th ‘Day of the Dead’ puppets and learn about Dia De Los Muertos celebrations in the museum Mexico-inspired exhibition 10.30am – 12 noon – drop in sessions Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro

Tel 01872 272205

Mon 13th – Thu 16th Half-term fun for Children and families – free holiday fun – different daily craft activities & trails 11am – 2pm Truro Cathedral
Mon 13th The Chris and Pui Show

CBeebie’ favourite double act is coming to town!

11am Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Tue 14th Flea Market 9am – 4pm Boscawen Foyer, Back of Hall for Cornwall, Truro
Tue 14th Stroll Back the Years

For information tel 01872 240783

10am Meet in the park by town clock in Perranporth
Tue 14th Workshop with Ali Cockrean exploring the fascinating world of colour 10am – 4pm Truro Arts Company, 26 River Street

Tel 01872 240567

Tue 14th Kids Holiday Fun – no matter what the weather – £1 per child entry St Erme Community Centre, Trispen TR4 9BD
Tue 14th Talk about British Divers marine Life Rescue – free/donation – Booking 01872 273939 6.30pm – 8.30pm Cornwall Wildlife Trust, HQ Five Acres, Allet TR4 9DJ
Tue 14th Truro Old Cornwall Society Illustrated Talk: Animal, wind and water power in Industrial Archaeology with Russell Holt – non members £1 – Tel 01872 242464 7pm Friends Meeting House, Paul’s Terrace, Truro TR1 1HF (parking in Moresk car park)
Wed 15th Churches Together in Walking: Watergate Bay

For Information

Tel 01872 271715

9am Meet at the car park behind the Skatepark in St Georges Road, Truro (car share)
Wed 15th Flea Market 9am – 4pm Boscawen Foyer, Back of Hall for Cornwall, Truro
Wed 15th Join a 3 to 4 miles Ramblers walk. More information: Tel 01326 372462 10.30am Meet at Penrose Kitchen by Penrose Water Garden

(SW799 472)

Wed 15th Cornwall Wildlife Trust – Fox Club – Build a bird next-box £5 donation per box – Ages 5 – 10 (must be accompanied by an adult) 2.30 -4.30pm Meet near Devoran.

Details upon booking

tel 01872 273939

Wed 15th Monthly Quiz Night – tea/coffee/cake/monthly raffle (prize donations welcome!) – £2pp 7pm Main Hall, Carnon Downs Village Hall, Tregye Road, Carnon Downs TR3 6GH
Wed 15th Truro Art Society: Demonstration and Critique with Sue Lewington

Visitors welcome £3

7.30pm – 9pm The Piran Performing Art Centre, Truro High School, TR1 2HU (entrance & parking via Daniel Court and Daniel Street)
Wed 15th Sing-a-Long-a-Grease 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Thu 16th Pasties & Cream at Philleigh Way – Tutor George Pascoe

Suitable for age 15+ (or 13+ if accompanied by a paying adult) – £50

10am – 12.30 Philleigh Way, Philleigh

Booking Tel 01872 580893

Thu 16th National Theatre Live at the Cinema – Saint Joan 7pm Plaza Cinema, Lemon Street, Truro

Tel 01872 272894

Thu 16th Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Fri 17th The Story of Guitar Heroes 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Sat 18th Flea Market 9am – 4pm Boscawen Foyer, Back of Hall for Cornwall, Truro
Sat 18th Trelissick Parkrun

Free, timed 5k event (need to register), run, walk or jog this multi terrain course

9am – 10am Trelissick Garden, nr Feock, TR3 6Ql
Sat 18th Feock Parish Council’s Community Walks Day  – a free pack of new trail leaflets & information about walks will be available – just pick up a pack and choose a walk 9.30am – 12 noon

 

 

Devoran Village Hall, Quay Road TR3 6PW

 

Cream tea from

4 pm

Sat 18th Special Hellebore Day Plant Sale – opening by a member of the cast of Poldark: actress Emma Spurgin Hussey, who plays Mrs Zacky Martom 10am – 4pm Bosvigo House, Bosvigo Lane, Truro TR1 3NH
Sat 18th Informal Piano Concert by Roman Rudnytsky 1pm Truro Cathedral
Sat 18th 80’s Mania 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Sat 18th Song and Piano Recital

Tickets available at Visit Truro (CRBO)

7.30pm Truro School Chapel, Trennick Lane, TR1 1TH
Sun 19th Stained Glass Course with artist Nina Perrott – £120

Tel 01209 891500

9.45am – 6pm Mount Pleasant Ecological Park, Chapel Hill, Porthtowan TR4 8HL
Sun 19th Truro Green Walks

Contact trurogreenwalks@gmail.com

2pm – 4pm Meet in front of Truro Cathedral (High Cross side)
Sun 19th Join a 3.5 miles walk with the Ramblers.  Info tel: 01326 372462 2pm Meet Gerrans free car park

SW872 351

Tue 21st Flea Market 9am – 4pm Boscawen Foyer, Back of Hall for Cornwall, Truro
Tue 21st Stroll Back the Years Walk

Info Tel 01872 240783

10am Meet in the Fox & Hounds car park, Scorrier
Tue 21st T-Rextasy

40th Commemorative Anniversary Tour

7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Wed 22nd Churches Together in Walking: Stithians

 

For Information

Tel 01872 273222

9am Meet at the car park behind the Skatepark in St Georges Road, Truro (car share)
Wed 22nd Flea Market 9am – 4pm Boscawen Foyer, Back of Hall for Cornwall, Truro
Wed 22nd Cornwall in a Day at Philleigh Way Cookery School – Age 16+ (or 13+ if accompanied by a paying adult) – £135 10am – 4pm Philleigh Way, Philleigh

Booking Tel 01872 580893

Wed 22nd Stewart Lee: Content Provider 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Wed 22nd A View from the Edge

Tickets from Visit Truro (CRBO)

7.30pm Mylor Theatre, Truro College, College Road, Truro TR1 3XX
Thu 23rd Banff Mountain Film Festival 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Fri 24th Music for Youth  Regional Festivals – morning and afternoon sessions 10am – 8pm Truro Methodist Church – festival now closed  email mfy@mfy.org.uk to b added to the waiting list.
Fri 24th The Cathedral will be closed from 2om for a Cathedral Choir CD recording to take place.

Evening Prayer will take place at 5.45pm in

the Jesus Chapel

Sat 25th Flea Market 9am – 4pm Boscawen Foyer, Back of Hall for Cornwall, Truro
Sat 25th Table Top Sale

(contact Sandra for a table 01872 864440)

9.30am

 

Devoran Village Hall, Quay Road TR3 6PW
Sat 25th Trelissick Parkrun

Free, timed 5k event (need to register), run, walk or jog this multi terrain course

9am – 10am Trelissick Garden, nr Feock, TR3 6Ql
Sat 25th The Cathedral will be closed from 10.30 am for a Cathedral Choir CD recording to take place.

Evening Prayer will take place at 6pm in the Jesus Chapel

Sat 25th Central Band of the Royal Air Force plus the RAF Squadronaires Big Band 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Sat 25th Paul Drayton – “Singing with Hammers – a brief history of the piano 7.30pm Portscatho Memorial Hall, TR2 5EE

Ticket from Visit Truro (CRBO)

Sun 26th Fisherman’s Friends 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Sun 26th A View from the Edge

Tickets from Visit Truro (CRBO)

7.30pm St Mawes Memorial Hall, TR2 5AL
Mon 27th – Sun 12th March Fairtrade Fortnight – number of events and activities taking place (tba) Truro Cathedral Tel 01872 276782
Mon 27th Emma Johnson – Clarinet and John Lenehan – Piano 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Tue 28th Stroll Back the Years Walk

Info Tel 01872 240783

10am Meet in the Premier Inn car park, Carnon Downs
Tue 28th Pancake Race

(More Information to follow)

Lemon Quay
Tue 28th Royal Ballet Live at the Cinema – The Sleeping Beauty 7pm Plaza Cinema, Lemon Street, Truro

Tel 01872 272894

Tue 28th Songfest 2017! – the Cornwall Music Education Hub celebrates the singing talents of young people 7pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Tue 28th Friends of Truro Cathedral Fundraising Event with BBC Radio Cornwall’s

Donna Birrell – Ticket £10

Tel 01872 274986

7pm Cathedral Restaurant, Truro Cathedral, High Cross

 

Royal Cornwall Museum: Exhibitions

Opening 6th February: Poldark, an exhibition of 18th century objects, combined with special images from the hit TV series.

Mexico: The Cornish Connection until March 2017

Heart Of Conflict – Sacrifice, Love, Loss until 30th June 2017

Poldark Trail

Art Galleries:

Lander Gallery

Lemon Street Gallery: Sutton Taylor: Alchemy and Winter Exhibition 2016 from 10th December to 4 February 2017

Lane Gallery

Truro Arts Company:

 

Truro Cathedral:

Crafting the Cathedral exhibition by third year students from Falmouth University’s BA (Hons) Contemporary Crafts degree, until 16th Feb 2017

For more daily information, pick up a copy of the Truro Cathedral Leaflet.

CHILDREN:

For more information on events in Cornwall for Children please pick up a copy of Blackbird Pie or Octopus from the Tourist Information Centre.

National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Falmouth: Every Monday during term-time, 11 – 11.30am, Minnows’ Tales (stories, songs & rhymes especially for little ones)

Hall for Cornwall: Toddlers take over on Tuesday morning: –

10.30am – 11am: FREE story telling session in the Café.

11-12noon: join in the Assembly Room for a series of creative workshops under 5s – £3.00 per session (under 1s: free)

Truro Community Library:

Baby Bounce and Rhyme -coffee morning on the last Wednesday of the month, 10am – 11am

Children’s after school club – Tuesdays, 3.45pm – 4.45pm (term time) age 5+ (Tel: 07973 623242)

Storytime sessions – Mondays 2pm – 2.30pm & Wednesdays 1am – 10.30am (under-fives and their carers)

Truro Arts Company: Art Club – Tel 01872 240567 for more information & prices.

After-School Circus Club: Lear new skills in acrobatics, hula hoops, diabolo, juggling & aerial performance – Tues 4.30 – 5.30pm during term time (Top Floor, LA Studios, 4 Boscawen Street Truro TR1 2EL) – Tel 01326 377008

 

DAILY EVENTS:

The Plaza Cinema – Lemon Street – Truro 01872 272894

Truro Ten Pin Bowling Centre – Truro 01872 222333

Truro Leisure Centre – Truro 01872 261628

WEEKLY:

Farmers’ Market, Lemon Quay – Wednesdays & Saturdays: 9am – 4pm

Car Boot Sale – Truro City Cattle Market TR1 1RJ (0780 7807888) from 1.30pm on Sundays

Classes in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Acting & Singing for the stage: every Thursday from 26 February 2015 at Threemilestone Community Centre 01872 865865176 or 01872 273418 – Classes between 4pm & 8pm

 

Live Music in Truro:

Friday nights: The Old Ale House, Quay Street & Bunters Bar, Little Castle Street

 

MONTHLY

Cornwall Bottle Collectors Club (First Saturday) 2pm – Church Hall, Kea, Nr Truro

Local Produce Market (Last Saturday) 9am – 12pm Village Hall, Carnon Downs – Information: 0770 4862518

Ist Wednesday of the month – 2pm at British Legion Club, Oddfellows’ over-50s Friendship Centre

U3A monthly meeting at the Kernow Club: 2pm social meeting & a quiz session – fourth Tuesday of the month – Tel 01872 273678

 

Truro Civic Society: Interested in the care, beauty, history and character of the City and its surroundings? Meetings held every 6 weeks in Municipal Building, Boscawen Street Truro – 7pm to 9pm.  Info Tel: 01872 241146

 

It is advisable to check with event organisers in advance of travelling in case the event is cancelled, postponed or moved to another venue, etc.

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