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Seven days in Penwith

By The Cornishman  |  Posted: November 14, 2013

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7.30pm - Circuit Men's Fellowship meeting at Goldsithney Chapel; Brian Jay on 'The Ship That Came Back from the Dead'.

7.30pm - St Erth Gardening Club meets in the Methodist Hall, St Erth; Simon Miles presents "Creating an edible forest: larder of the future?"


10am - Watercolour workshop with Sue Lewington at the Centre, Newlyn (to 4pm).

2pm - Penzance Carers' Support Group meeting at Hanover Court, Wharfside, Penzance, with a demonstration on making Christmas decorations.

6.30pm - Community Christmas Fair in the Hall for Gwinear, in aid of Busybodies Pre-School.

7.30pm - Feast Pasty Supper in Gulval Village Hall; John Harry to speak on the industrial past in the Tregeseal valley.

7.30pm - Gardening broadcaster Nigel Pascoe on 'Colour throughout the seasons', at Lelant Village Produce Association's meeting in Lelant Village Hall.

7.30pm - Marazion Apollo Male Choir's Open Evening for potential new members, at Marazion Community Centre.

7.30pm - Bingo evening at Praze Institute.

7.45pm - Euchre drive at St Just Football Club, to raise funds for Christmas hampers.


9.30am - Table-top sale in Gulval Parish Church.

10am - Christmas Fayre at the village hall, Tredavoe, to 4pm.

10am - Newlyn Archive Open Day, about the Newlyn Art Industries, at the Centre, Newlyn, to 3pm.

10am - Autumn Fayre at St Buryan Parish Church.

10am - Hayle WI's Christmas Bazaar at Phillack Church Hall.

10am - Christmas Craft at the Royal British Legion Hall, St Just, in aid of Cancer Research UK (to 4pm).

10am - Coffee morning at the Queens Hotel, Penzance, in aid of Penzance Orpheus Ladies Choir.

10am - Coffee morning at Hutchens House, Paul.

10am - Farmers' Market at the Centre of Pendeen.

10.30am - St Anta Winter Fayre in St Anta Church, Lelant; with music from Lanner Academy Band. In aid of St Uny Decorating Fund.

10.30am - Coffee morning at the Old Manse in Wall, in aid of Wall Music Festival.

11am - Mousehole Harbour Lights coffee morning at the Old Coastguard, Mousehole.

11.30am - Penzance-Madron Beaver Scouts' charity book and toy sale at the Scout Hut in Heamoor, behind the British Legion.

1pm - Phil Rogers gives a talk and throwing demonstration at the Leach Pottery, Higher Stennack, St Ives.

2pm - St Ives Area Neighbourhood Plan consultation meeting in the Guildhall, St Ives.

5pm - Bonfire and Scarecrow competition in the Well Field, at the bottom of Church Street, St Erth.

6.30pm - Family disco at Newlyn Legion.

7pm - Newlyn Archive's annual entertainment at Newlyn Gallery, with Randle Hurley's funny Cornish readings.

7.30pm - 'Cannibalism Begins at Home' with the Wireless Ensemble, in the Lamorna Village Hall.

8pm - Cabaret & Cocktails at St Ives Theatre: a fundraising event for Kidz R Us.

8.15pm - Football Club's fundraising auction at Ludgvan Community Centre.

9.30pm - Jonestown live at the Legion, St Just.


11am - Meet at Wherrytown car park, Penzance, for the Wherrytown beach clean; pickers, bags and gloves supplied.

11am - November Fête at Wheal Alfred Kennels, Wheal Alfred Road, Hayle, in aid of Hayle National Animal Welfare Trust.

2pm - Carfury Antiquarians' display of photos and information on Trevaylor Estates, at Trythall School, Newbridge.

7.30pm - Autumn Concert in St Hilary Church, with Penzance choir A Cappella.

7.30pm - Quiz in the Kings Arms, Paul, in aid of a defibrillator for the village.


7pm - St Ives Twinning Association meeting in the Committee Room at the St Ives Guildhall.

7.15pm - Madron Old Cornwall Society AGM in Landithy Hall, with a talk by Keith Harrison, 'Workhouse to the Western Front'.

7.30pm - Whist drive at the Star Inn, St Erth.


10am - St Ives Poetry Forum meets at St Ives Library, to discuss poetic innovation.

7pm - Christmas flower arranging with Barbara and Marie in Crowan Parish Rooms.

7.15pm - Margaret Pengelly on her childhood memories of Drift before the dam, at the meeting of Penzance Old Cornwall Society: Salvation Army Hall, Queen Street, Penzance.

7.30pm - Community Bingo at St Just Football Club, in aid of local charities.

8pm - Steve Waterman Quartet at St Ives Jazz Club, Western Hotel, St Ives.


10am - Coffee Morning in aid of Hayle in Bloom at Abode estate agents, Copperhouse, Hayle.

7pm - Pamper Evening at Hayle Rugby Club held by Hayle Macmillan Fundraising Committee.

7.30pm - "Seashore Secrets": a free illustrated talk on Penwith's marine wildlife in St Just Methodist Hall.

7.30pm - Peninsula Garden Society meeting at Lamorna Village Hall; Brian Hiley on how to make the most of winter gardening.

For further details, see the Down Your Way pages.

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