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Today to Tue 18 Jun    

Trevor Horswell Artist In Residence - The Orangery More details - Trevor Horswell Artist In Residence - The Orangery
The Orangery at Mount Edgcumbe Country Park is proud to present to you local artist Trevor Horswell with his first major collection exhibited for over twenty years. Themed around wild flowers and local scenery the paintings display a mix of emotions from moody skies to beautiful sunsets full of colour and beauty.
The Orangery, Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, Cremyll
Today to Sun 7 Jul
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More details - Trelissick - Shoots and blooms - Photographic exhibition
A snapshot of Trelissick’s gardeners at work from artist photographer Ilene Sterns. This intimate photographic installation reveals the people behind the plants at Trelissick. Artist photographer Ilene Sterns presents her captivating images of the gardeners at work and the incredible flowers they tend to.
Trelissick, Feock, near Truro,
Today to Fri 31 May

More details - Godolphin - Mining at Godolphin
Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site and discover the important role Godolphin played in Cornwall’s mining history. Pick up a family trail and uncover hidden clues to Godolphin’s mining past.
Godolphin, Godolphin Cross, Helston,
Today to Fri 31 May

More details - St Michael's Mount - Free Walk and Talk Tours
Learn about island life with our daily tours. What’s it like to live on an island' Join one of our free daily tours and hear about the families that call the Mount home, view the buildings that have played key roles in its history and discover what life here today is really like. Booking Not Needed.
St Michael’s Mount, Marazion,
Today to Fri 24 May, Sun 26 May to Fri 31 May

More details - Antony - Conservation in Action
Join the conservation team to find out how they look after a house full of personal treasures collected by generations of the Carew Pole family right up to the present day. Maybe it’s repairing the curtains, polishing metals or uncovering hidden treasures in the house.
Antony, Torpoint
Wed 22 May 19

More details - Godolphin - Guided walks of the Godolphin estate
Join a guided walk of the Godolphin estate, explore the varied countryside and learn about the history of this important site. Join a guided walk of the estate at Godolphin and discover the mining history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walks are approximately 3 miles. Dogs on leads are welcome.
Godolphin, Godolphin Cross, Helston,
Wed 22 May, Wed 29 May

More details - Flower Festival - Celebrating the Colours of the Rainbow
Celebrating the Colours of the Rainbow with the beauty of Flowers.
St Andrew’s Church, Diddies Road, Stratton, Bude, Cornwall.
Fri 24 May, Sat 25 May, Mon 27 May

More details - Glendurgan Garden - 50 things fun at Glendurgan
Have a go at some fun 50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4 activities this half term. You can skim a stone on Durgan beach, watch birds in the garden and keep a nature diary to remember your visit. Don’t forget to collect your 50 things sticker at the end of your visit. Booking Not Needed.
Glendurgan Garden, Mawnan Smith, near Falmouth,
Sat 25 May 19 to Sun 2 Jun

More details - East Pool Mine - Steam Day at East Pool Mine
Step back in time with Steam Day at East Pool Mine. A very exciting visit from ’Gladiator’ a Showman’s Traction Engine is the highlight of this year’s event. This year’s show is bigger and better than ever before!
East Pool Mine, Pool, near Redruth
Sat 25 May 19

More details - Godolphin - 50 things at Godolphin
How many have you got left to do' Explore Godolphin and complete some of the 50 things to do before you’re 11. Go for a barefoot walk, get creative in the mud pie kitchen, watch out for birds with binoculars and climb Godolphin Hill. Booking Not Needed. Children will love these activities.
Godolphin, Godolphin Cross, Helston,
Sat 25 May 19 to Fri 31 May

More details - Cape Cornwall - Bee trail at Cape Cornwall
Some rare types of bee can be found at Cape Cornwall. Can find all of the bee posts hidden within the wild flowers in the fields see what you can learn about these special bees.
Cape Cornwall
Sat 25 May 19 to Sun 2 Jun

More details - East Pool Mine - Steam day
Take a ride behind a scale traction engine and see the Puffing Devil and Gladiator the showmans traction engine in steam.There will be working steam models on display as well as card model making and dressing up. Booking Not Needed. yes. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
East Pool Mine, Pool, near Redruth
Sat 25 May 19

More details - Circus Skills Week - May Half Term
Roll up roll up, Circus Skills week is back at Flambards! Enjoy daily shows from our lineup of acrobats, jugglers and clowns and get hands on in the workshop sessions where you can learn the tricks for yourself.
Flambards Clodgey Lane Helston
Sat 25 May 19 to Sun 2 Jun

More details - Medieval Street Fair
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Daphne Du Mauriers’ book ’The House on the Strand’  the village of Tywardreath is holding a medieval Street fair. The village is the setting for the book, which jumps back and forward in time between the medieval period and the present day.
Church Street, Tywardreath
Sat 25 May 19

More details - Open Studios Cornwall 2019
From Saturday 25 May to Sunday 2 June, sculptors, textile artists and botanical illustrators; printmakers, potters and painters will throw open their studio doors to the general public and stage one of the UK’s most evocative art trails.
Various venues throughout Cornwall including Krowji, West End, Redruth
Sat 25 May 19 to Sun 2 Jun

More details - Cornwall Revisited - Art Exhibition
’Cornwall Revisited’ Art Exhibition Duo Art Exhibition showcasing the work of artists Lynsey James and Jo Taylor.
Sancreed Village Hall, Sancreed, Cornwall
Sat 25 May 19

More details - St Michael's Mount - Rockpool Explorer
Take a walk on the wild side and join Claire Scott from Great Scott! Adventures Outdoors for a rummage in the rockpools. Discover and meet the weird and wonderful creatures that live just off the causeway. Rockpool Explorer is suitable for all ages and children must be accompanied.
St Michael’s Mount, Marazion,
Sun 26 May 19

More details - Godolphin - Trust10 trail run at Godolphin
Take on the Trust10 challenge at Godolphin, a free 10k trail running event that allows you to explore the wider estate. Join us on the 4th Sunday of every month and explore Godolphin’s wider estate by taking on this FREE 10k multi-terrain route (2 laps of a 5k route). Registration is at 8.
Godolphin, Godolphin Cross, Helston,
Sun 26 May 19

More details - 50th Anniversary Party
This year is a very special year for Newquay Zoo. On May 26th it will have been 50 years since the zoo officially opened its doors back in 1969.
Newquay Zoo, Trenance Gardens
Sun 26 May 19

More details - Trengwainton Garden - Create some wild art this May half term
Pick up a trusty trail stick and make fallen flower kebabs with the brightly-coloured flowers and leaves you find on the ground as you venture round the garden. Then join with others in ’planting’ your kebab to form an art installation. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Trengwainton Garden, Madron, , near Penzance
Sun 26 May 19 to Thu 30 May

More details - Wreckers at Boconnoc for Marie Curie
The Boconnoc gardens will be open in aid of Marie Curie. As well as live music from the Polperro Wreckers, there will be classic cars, food and craft stalls, cream teas and of course the lovely gardens of the Boconnoc Estate to explore. Dogs on leads are welcome.
Boconnoc Estate, Boconnoc, Lostwithiel
Sun 26 May 19

More details - Antony - May half-term garden trail
What better way to spend an afternoon than completing the garden trail at Antony in the grounds of beautiful Antony house surrounded by your friends and loved ones.
Antony, Torpoint
Sun 26 May 19 to Thu 30 May

More details - Lower Amble Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
In peaceful hamlet with wide valley and moorland views, developed from mill farm buildings of early 1800s, 2 very different gardens. Lower Amble Farmhouse: 1-acre garden divided into varied spaces, plus 4 acres of deciduous woodland, pond and wildflower orchard.
Lower Amble Gardens, Wadebridge
Sun 26 May 19

More details - Bokelly - Open Garden for NGS
The 7-acre garden surrounds a beautiful C15 barn and lichened stone outbuildings. It has been expanded and rejuvenated with new plantings to suit the varied levels and soil types, incl woodland and pond areas, herbaceous border, little orchard and vegetable plot, and cut flower beds (a particular passion of garden...
Bokelly, Bodmin
Sun 26 May 19

More details - Antony - Flower pots & seed planting
Plant a giant sunflower seed, then take it home and watch it grow. Decorate a cardboard cup plant holder with your own jazzy designs and then plant a giant sunflower seed that will grow tall and proud if you look after it properly at home. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Antony, Torpoint
Mon 27 May 19

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