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Spring Summer 2024 Upcoming Events

Updated: Apr 10

image of parade at the 2022 Carleen Tea Treat
2022 Carleen Tea Treat

Local Farmers' Markets

Held on the first Saturday of every month starting 3rd February 2024 the Helston Farmers Market will return - see their Facebook page for more details

The Godolphin Cross Farmers Market is held on the second Saturday of every month from April to December - see their website for more details.

Tregonning Hill Consultaion Day poster

Saturday 16th March : Cornwall Heritage Trust at Balwest Sunday School (TR13 9TE) anytime from 10am to 2pm

Cornwall Heritage Trust are holding a public consultation day to share people's thoughts after their recent acquisition of Tregonning Hill. There will be tea, coffee, and cake available. Local mining history specialist, Stephen Polglase, will be giving free guided walks at 10:30am and 1pm (please note: there is a capacity of 15 people per walk). For more information see their page about the event.

Coffee Morning - Carleen Village Hall Saturday 23rd March 2024

Public Consultation - Carleen Village Hall Saturday 23rd March 2024 10 am - 12pm

Why? To consult the public on the measures proposed by Carleen Village Hall Management Committee to Go Green

Come along and see what is being planned and share your thoughts and ideas about how YOUR hall can go green and see some other information on Going Green

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Falmouth Spring Flower Show - Saturday 23rd March to Sunday 24th March 2024

The return of Cornwall's oldest flower show at The Princess Pavilion in Falmouth. For more details see their Facebook page

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Helston Chamber Choir - Concert Saturday 23rd March 2024

Helston Chamber Choir will be holding a concert with music by Claudio Monteverdi, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Mozart, & Gabrieli at St Michael’s Church, Helston TR13 8GT.

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Johnny Cowling at Carleen Village Hall Saturday 13th April 7.30pm

Tickets from £15 include Free Pasty and Tea!

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Sarah McQuaid - In Concert at Praa Sands District & Community Centre, TR20 9RB Sat 13 Apr 2024 8.30pm

Musician and singer Sarah McQuaid will be performing at Praa Sands Community centre. Tickets are £11 and are available here.

Porthleven Food Festival - Friday 26th to Sunday 28th April 2024

The Portheleven Food Festival is a firm local favourite showcasing foody talent from near and far. Also features live music in the evenings.

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Trevithick Day - Camborne, Saturday 27th April 2024

Whilst we don't condone the resumption of the potentially heavily polluting and damaging mining industry in our duchy we can certainly appreciate the ingenuity of the steam engines and mine engines of days gone past, not to mention the grit and bravery of miners past - Trevithick Day is a fun day out for all the family and has lots to entertain.

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Flora Day - Wednesday 8th May 2024

Helston Flora Day Our local town has held the Flora Day and Hal-an-Tow celebrations for centuries and marks the end of winter and the coming of the summer. If you've never been don't miss it. Make sure you enjoy a pint of Spingo at the Blue Anchor while you watch the festivities.

Tom Gatehouse How to Stop a Mine Flyer

Tom Gatehouse : The Heart of our Earth - Friday 17th May 2024 Carleen Village Hall at 7pm

Presentation by Tom Gatehouse at at Carleen Village Hall talking about the struggles of protesters against the mining industry around the world, many of whom face death and displacement at the hands of ruthless mining companies.

Tom Gatehouse Talk How to stop a mine 2
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Cornwall Open Studios : Saturday 25th May to Sunday 2nd June Featuring four of our local artists in Trew but also there will be open studios all around Cornwall. Open Studios also have a Facebook and Instagram page if you want to be kept up to date on the activities.

Local artists from Trew that will be displaying are:-

Anthea Bowen (creative ceramics) and Emlyn Glamor-Harris (carved

wooden spoons) will be showing their work at Hilltop Studios TR13 9QN

and will be open 11.00 - 4.00 Saturday 25th May until Sunday 2nd June,

but closed on Friday 31st May.

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Richard Horner (marine artist) and David Harrison (sculptor) will be

showing their work in Trelawney Studio, TR13 9QW, and will be open 11.00 -

5.00 Saturday 25th May till Sunday 2nd June. David’s larger works are on

permanent display at “Trew Green Sculpture”, a Google Map Destination.

Images of artwork types on display during Open Studio 2

Royal Cornwall Show - Thursday 6th to Saturday 8th June 2024

Cornwall's greatest agricultural and cultural fair is a must see which features all of Cornwall's proud agricultural heritage and much, much more. Held at the Royal Cornwall Showground near Wadebridge.

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Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival - Friday 14th – Sunday 16th June 2024

This ever-popular event brings singers and audience from far and wide to Falmouth and is a great weekend of sea shanties, food and drink. There's always a great atmosphere and plenty of live acts at the Falmouth sea shanty festival including Cornwall's own Fisherman's Friends.

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Golowan Penzance Friday 21st - Sunday 30th June 24 (MAZEY DAY CELEBRATIONS Saturday 29 June)

The Golowan festival is a ten day midsummer celebration of arts, performances and culture in and around Penzance with the highlight being the Mazey Day parade.

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Eden Sessions - various dates in June and July 2024

If you like your music then many top acts will be performing at the Eden Sessions over June and July this year - click here for the full details.

Carleen Tea Treat - Saturday 3rd August 2024

The Great Wheal Vor Community and Environment Group (GWVCEG) together with the Carleen Village Hall Committee are proud to present again the 2024 Carleen Tea Treat - fun for all the family with saffron buns, pasties, flag making competition, kids games and entertainment, Silver band and procession, serpent dance and a fantastic knees up with live music into the evening.

Breage silver band marching from Trew Green to Carleen Village Hall
2022 Carleen Tea Treat Procession From Trew Green to Carleen Village Hall Breage Silver Band

Boardmasters 7th - 11th August 2024 Newquay

Cornwall's biggest three day music festival is back bigger than ever for 2024 - Acts include Chase & Status. Sam Fender and Stormzy - tickets are selling fast so get yours quick!

Falmouth oyster festival dates TBA

We do like our seafood in Cornwall and if you do too then the Falmouth Oyster Festival is definitely one for your diary (we will put the dates up here when confirmed so come back soon)

If you're aware of any local events in Breage Parish and surrounding areas we've not listed here then please feel free to contact us and let us know!

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