WHAT’S ON IN AND AROUND TRURO

March 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: Trevone

Information

Tel: 01872 240521

9.30am Meet at the car park behind the Skatepark in St Georges Road, Truro (car share)
Wed 1st – Thu 2nd Flea Market

01872 262466

9am – 4pm Boscawen Street Foyer, Truro
Wed 1st Beetle Drive: join a lively group for some fun in the Cathedral restaurant £5 inc tea 3pm Cathedral restaurant, Truro Cathedral
Wed 1st An Evening with Maria Hocking

Strip Naked and Re-Dress with Happiness: How to Survive and Thrive Through Personal Challenge

Ticket £3 – Tel 01872 225765

7pm Waterstones, Boscawen Street, Truro
Wed 1st Seth Lakeman 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Wed 1st Truro School Charity Concert – raising money and awareness for their chosen charities – £5 7.30pm – 9.15ppm The Burrell Theatre, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH
Thu 2nd Omid Djalili: Schuck for a Night 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Thu 2nd Cornwall Wildlife Trust: Falklands Beautiful Wildlife and Landscapes – £5

Booking 01726 861093

7.30pm Chacewater Village Hall, Church Hill, Truro TR4 8PZ
Fri 3rd Cornwall Music Service Trust: Classical guitar concert

Alex Roche

Tickets available on the door

7.30pm The Burrell Theatre, Truro School, Trennick Hill TR1 1TH
Fri 3rd – Sat 4th Brendan Cole: All Night Long

(and matinee at 2.30pm Sat only)

7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Sat 4th Second Hand Book Sales organised by Truro Lions Club (donations always welcome) 9am – 3pm Lemon Quay, Truro
Sat 4th Informal concert by Trengilly Singers 1pm Truro Cathedral
Sun 5th St Piran’s Day

Parade starts from St George’s Road

 

11am

Truro
Sun 5th SWA Cornwall Young Farmers – Entertainment Final 2017 2pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Sun 5th Cornwall Wildlife Trust: Marvellous Minibeasts -suitable for Primary aged children (4 – 10yrs) and must be accompanied by an adult– Booking on

01872 273939

2pm – 4pm Venue near Truro will be given upon booking
Sun 5th Probus Craft Fair

Raffle, refreshments

2pm – 4pm Probus Village Hall, Fore Street TR2 4NB
Mon 6th Workshop with Amanda Hoskin: using mixed media to create a picture 10am – 4pm Truro Arts Company, River Street TR1 2SJ

Tel 01872 240567

Mon 6th – Sun 12th Sanctuary Week

A week-long festival of champagne tasting, talks, demonstrations & wine fuelled fun!

Evening programme mostly

7pm The Sanctuary, 18 Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AH

Ring for details 01872 271757

Mon 6th Finding the Will in association with The Everyman Theatre presents Bard Heads 7.30pm Burrell Theatre, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Tel 01872 246038

Mon 6th – Sat 11th Ruth Rendell: A Judgement in Stone

Matinee: Thu 9th & Sat 11th

7.30pm

 

2.30pm

Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Tue 7th – Wed 8th Flea Market

01872 262466

9am – 4pm Boscawen Street Foyer, Truro
Tue 7th Stroll Back the Years Walk: Allen Valley

Info Tel 01872 240783

10am Meet by bridge opp. Circuit House, nr Truro Bowl
Tue 7th Cornwall Garden Society Lecture:  Nick Morgan – ‘The New Greenhouse at Wisley’

Non-members welcome, donation appreciated

7.30pm The Alverton, Tregolls Road, Truro TR1 1ZQ
Wed 8th Churches Together in Walking: Wadebidge

Information

Tel: 01872 271715

9.30am Meet at the car park behind the Skatepark in St Georges Road, Truro (car share)
Wed 8th Live Choral Evensong on BBC Radio 3 – sung by Truro Cathedral Choir Seated by 3.15pm Truro Cathedral
Thu 9th Ato-Gami Manga Drawing Society drop in session £3 5.30pm – 7.30pm Waterstones, 11 Boscawen Street, Truro TR1 2QU
Thu 9th National Theatre Live: Hedda Gabler 7pm Plaza Cinema, Lemon Street, Truro

Tel 01872 272894

Fri 10th Flea Market

01872 262466

9am – 4pm Boscawen Street Foyer, Truro
Fri 10th Organ Extravaganza – launch of 2017 season of free lunchtime organ recital (retiring collection) 1.10pm Truro Cathedral
Fri 10th Devoran Acoustic Sessions Benji Kirkpatrick – Benji picks his way up and down the frets of the bouzouki, guitar, mandolin & banjo 7.30pm Devoran Village Hall, Quay Road, TR3 6PW Booking at HfC 01872 262466
Sat 11th Village Market

Devoran

9.30am – 12 noon Devoran Village Hall, Quay Road, TR3 6PW
Sat 11th Truro Choral Society perform  Bach St Matthew Passion,  with Truro Symphony Orchestra, Truro School Chamber Choir, Cornwall Youth Chamber Choir and Richard Lander School Choir 7.30pm Truro Cathedral

Tickets from HfC box office 01872 262466

Sat 11th Nightfield – Elizabethan Lute Duets – Tickets:

billetto.co.uk/nightfield-malpas

7.30pm Malpas Village Hall, TR1 1SQ
Sun 12th Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy & Complementary Therapies trade show

To secure your free ticket – email saloncornwall@truro-penwith.ac.uk

10am – 3pm Truro College, College road, Truro TR1 3XX

Tel 01872 287100

Sun 12th Newell’s Travel 29th Travel Show 10.30 am – 3.30pm Lemon Quay, Truro
Mon 13th Babe, – The Sheep-Pig 1pm & 7pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Mon 13th – Sat 18th Cornwall Music Festival including the Spoken Word Methodist Church, Union Place, Truro
Tue 14th Stroll Back the Years Walk: St Agnes Head

Info Tel 01872 240783

10am Meet at Wheal Coates car park, Beacon Drive, St Agnes
Tue 14th Babe, The Sheep-Pig 10.30am 2.30pm & 7pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Tue 14th Truro Old Cornwall Society: Blue Badge Guide Di Smith ‘Exploring Falmouth’ Talk with slides 7pm Friends Meeting House, Paul’s Terrace, Truro TR1 1HF  Parking in Moresk car park
Wed 15th Churches Together in Walking: Rinsey

Information

Tel: 01872 561219

9.30am Meet at the car park behind the Skatepark in St Georges Road, Truro (car share)
Wed 15th Babe, – The Sheep-Pig 2pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Wed 15th Quiz Night – all welcome £2 per person 7pm Carnon Downs Village Hall

TR3 6GH

Wed 15th Truro Art Society:

Jon Watkins – Seascape Demonstration

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 Akoostika!

Music, singing, words, Comedy…

8pm P S Compton Castle, Lemon Quay, Truro
Thu 16th Flea Market

01872 262466

9am – 4pm Boscawen Street Foyer, Truro
Fri 17th Lunchtime Organ Recital – Peter King (Concert Organist) 1.10pm Truro Cathedral
Fri 17th Duchy Ballet presents:

The Sleeping Beauty

2pm & 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Fri 17th Truro 3 Arts present

Dante String Quartet

7.30pm Mylor Theatre, Mylor Building, Truro College

TR1 3XX

Ticekts from the HfC 01872 262466

Sat 18th Informal Concert by the Perraners 1pm Truro Cathedral
Sat 18th Dare to Walk on Fire for Marie Curie!

Registration £30

Information

Tel 01872 260500

6pm Truro Cricket Ground, Boscawen Woods, TR1 1SG
Sat 18th Dine Opera at Truro Cathedral – enjoy an evening of live music performance & fabulous food inspired by Italy and the great Italian operatic composers

Lindy Skitch lindy@trurocathedral.org.uk

Aperitif: 6.45pm with music from 7pm Truro Cathedral Restaurant Raising money for Truro Cathedral Choir Fund

Ticket: 01872 245010

Sun 19th Truro Green Walks

Contact trurogreenwalks@gmail.com

2pm – 4pm Meet in front of Truro Cathedral (High Cross side)
Sun 19th Live at the Cinema: Bolshoi Ballet – a contemporary evening 3pm Plaza Cinema, Lemon Street, Truro

Tel 01872 272894

Tue 21st – Wed 22nd Flea Market

01872 262466

9am – 4pm Boscawen Street Foyer, Truro
Tue 21st Stroll Back the Years Walk: Scorrier (Wheal Peevor)

Info Tel 01872 240783

10am Meet in the Fox & Hounds car park, Scorrier
Tue 21st A Celebration of Charles Causley – an evening of poetry and music – Tickets £5 including a glass of wine – Tickets from Waterstones or Causley Trust 278350 7pm Waterstones, 11 Boscawen Street, Truro

Tel No 01872 225765

Tue 21st Move It! – Cornwall’s Youth Dance Platform 7pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Wed 22nd Churches Together in Walking: Cotehele

Information

Tel: 01872 561381

9.30am Meet at the car park behind the Skatepark in St Georges Road, Truro (car share)
Wed 22nd The Play’s TheThing – Nell Gwynn -Script reading – whatever you decide, this group will energise and excite your love for theatre

£3 inc refreshments

6.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Truro

01872 262466

Wed 22nd Schools BIG Sing Concert 6.45pm Truro Cathedral – tickets on the door
Thu 23rd Truro Theological Society welcomes the Reverend Magdalen Smith for her lecture ‘Reclaiming a Prayerful Life: Inspiration for Contemporary Christians’ 7pm for 7.30pm Truro Cathedral,

Tickets on the door

Thu 23rd Sax Is Our Business & Cornwall Youth Brass Ensemble 7pm The Burrell Theatre, Trennick Lane, Truro

TR1 1TH Tel 01872 246038

Thu 23rd – Fri 24th Rambert: Ghost Dances

(and matinee on Fri 24th at 1.30pm)

7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Fri 24th Lunchtime Organ Recital – Chris South (London) 1.10pm Truro Cathedral
Fri 24th Piano 4 Hands –  Joseph Tong and Waka Hasegawa are one of the UK’s leading piano duos. 7.30pm Portscatho Memorial Hall, TR2 5EE

Tickets at Visit Truro (CRBO)

Sat 25th Flea Market

01872 262466

9am – 4pm Boscawen Street Foyer, Truro
Sat 25th Coffee Morning – proceed to Truro Cat Rescue Centre 10.30am – 12.30pm Malpas Village Hall
Sat 25th – Sun 26th Daffodil Show – a dazzling array of daffodils from some of Cornwall’s finest breeders and growers.

Tel 01872 862090

10.30am – 5.30pm The Stables, Trelissick Garden, nr Feock.

TR3 6QL

Sat 25th Heart of Conflict – Bring in your history day – local historians and archaeologists will be on-hand to help you identify old family treasures from the war and beyon 12 noon – 2pm Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, truro 01872205
Sat 25th Sepsis Awareness Service – William Mead memorial service 3pm Truro Cathedral
Sat 25th Full Peal Attempt 5pm Truro Cathedral
Sat 25th Cornwall Flute Festival Concert

Tickets £7 (students £3.50)

Tel: 1872 246043

7pm Truro School Chapel, Trennick Lane, TR1
Sat 25th Banff Mountain Film Festival 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Sun 26th Ramblers Walk: Circuit of Chacewater – 12 miles

Details ring walk leader: 01326 375459

10am Meet Poldice Valley car park nr St Day, SW738429
Tue 28th Flea Market

01872 262466

9am – 4pm Boscawen Street Foyer, Truro
Tue 28th Stroll Back the Years Walk: Shortlanesend

Info Tel 01872 240783

10am Meet outside Shortlanesend Methodist Church
Tue 28th Regional Schools’ Festival: Julius Caesar – Shakespeare re-imagines by your local schools 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Wed 29th Churches Together in Walking: St Ives

Information

Tel: 01872 273222

9.30am Meet at the car park behind the Skatepark in St Georges Road, Truro (car share)
Wed 29th Millennium Manoeuvres XVII 1pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Thu 30th Live at the Cinema: Madama Butterfly – Royal Opera House 7.15pm Plaza Cinema, Lemon Street, Truro

Tel 01872 272894

Thu 30th The Solid Silver 60s Show 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466
Fri 31st Flea Market

01872 262466

9am – 4pm Boscawen Street Foyer, Truro
Fri 31st Lunchtime Organ Recital

– Luke Bond

1.10pm Truro Cathedral
Fri 31st Quiz night in aid of CHICKS charity  – £26 per team (4 max) inc a pasty and prizes to be won.  To reserve your team tel 01872 260315 or 241007 6.45pm for 7pm Archbishop Benson School, Bodmin Road, Truro TR1 1BN
Fri 31st Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – Classical Season 7.30pm Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro 01872 262466

Royal Cornwall Museum: Exhibitions

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

Mexico: The Cornish Connection until March 2017

Poldark Trail

Art Galleries:

Lander Gallery

Lemon Street Gallery:

Lane Gallery

Truro Arts Company:

Truro Cathedral:

Lent Carbon Fast Exhibition: Highlighting the ways in which changing individual behaviours can help change the world.  Practical advice on how you can reduce your carbon footprint – until 16 April

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 Primary Times from Visit Truro Tourist Information Centre.

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 (for children from 5 to 14 year olds) Tel 01872 240567 for more information & prices.

After-School Circus Club:

Learn 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

Trelissick, nr Feock TR3 6QL

Every Saturday Trelissick Parkrun – free, timed 5k event.  Run, walk or jog this multi terrain course.  Meet at 8.50am in the car park. If you want to receive a time, you will need to register www.parkrun.org.uk/trelissick

Live Music in Truro: (PLEASE CHECK WITH THE VENUES)

Barley Sheaf, Old Bridge Street – 01872 242090

Bunters Bar, Little Castle Street – 01872 241220

The Old Ale House, Quay Street – 01872 271122

William IV, Kenwyn Street – 01872 273334

Zafiros, New Bridge Street – 01872 223163

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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