The Ordinalia at St Just 2021 – Plen an Gwari hosts Britain’s Oldest Plays

This autumn something really rather special is happening down west. A trilogy of six hundred year old Cornish ‘Mystery Plays’, known as The Ordinalia, will be performed in St Just in Penwith. These three powerful, biblical plays are the oldest surviving plays in Britain and will appropriately be performed in arguably the country’s oldest working […]

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Truro’s Forgotten Past – Our City’s Hidden Secrets

Truro sits in the heart of Cornwall – our only city and our most populous area. These days it is home to Cornwall’s cathedral and a multitude of shops as well as a theatre and the Royal Cornwall Museum. But what lies beneath the buildings and carparks and what lurks in quiet side-streets, forgotten by […]

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Boardmasters – Cornwall’s Coolest sustainable festival

Sustainability is the word on everyone’s lips and Boardmasters is leading the way! It feels like Cornwall has been embracing in the eco-friendly movement for a long time. From Surfers Against Sewage in the 1990s to the Plastic Free communities of today, I like to think that we go all out to protect this beautiful […]

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Marsland Mouth – crossing the Cornwall & Devon border on foot

Marsland - Devon and Cornwall border

I have crossed the Cornish border many times. By car and by train, on big bridges and small. But I realised a few days ago that I have never actually crossed it on foot. So the next day I set out to Marsland Mouth to change that. The Cornwall/Devon border wiggles it’s way between the […]

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A Guided Tour at Colwith Farm Distillery – Cornwall’s Award Winning Gin & Vodka Distillery

In a market that is bursting with great artisan spirits, we are all looking for that little bit more, that something special. So with an awarding-winning taste, unique production methods and a wonderful story behind it Colwith Farm Distillery really should be on everyone’s lips. Colwith Farm near Fowey was bought by Stafford Dustow in […]

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Cornwall on Film – Discover Ten Cornish movie locations

Each year hundreds of tourists a drawn to Cornwall. Many of them have come to know the county through TV programmes such as Poldark and Doc Martin. These series’ showcase some of county’s most beautiful locations. But what about the Big Screen? Where in Cornwall has featured in the movies? This article will help you […]

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Endelienta – Baroque & their summer programme

It is a dark and damp March evening but the leaded windows of St Endellion church are sending a welcoming glow out into the night. In the depths of the Cornish countryside, where the nosiest neighbours are the tawny owls, a small group of music lovers are in for a wonderful and unexpected treat. Based […]

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Women of the World Festival, Falmouth 2019

From the 7th until the 10th March Falmouth will be playing host to a whole weekend of free events, talks, workshops and performances to designed to celebrate and nurture women and girls in Cornwall. So, what is the Women of the World Festival? In a nutshell: It is a joyous celebration of what it means […]

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Ten Top Birdwatching Spots in Cornwall

Cornwall is a paradise for birdwatching. The county’s position, stretching out into the Atlantic, surrounded by hundreds of miles of beautiful coastline, means that not only is it an ideal stopping off point for many migratory species but it often has unusual visitors. Birds that have been blown off course or over-shot their intended destination […]

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Cornwall’s Social Media Stars – who to follow . . .

This is very much my personal pick of Cornwall’s top social media stars. The online influencers that I love and admire. The bloggers, Instagram and Twitter accounts and Facebook pages I just can’t do without! Just a few years ago I was a real technophobe. Me and my old Nokia phone were quite happy to […]

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