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Seven days in Penwith

By The Cornishman  |  Posted: March 13, 2014

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2pm – St Hilary Garden Club meets in the Old School; Phil Beere on "Solitary Bees and How to Make Insect Boxes".

7pm – Penlee Cluster film in the Kings Arms, Paul: "About Time".

7.30pm - "Any Questions" in Goldsithney chapel, with the Cameo ladies and Circuit Men's Fellowship.

7.30pm - St Erth Gardening Club meets in the Methodist Hall; presentation by Dr John Samuels, "Chilli in here".


10am - Coffee morning at Angarrack Community Centre in aid of St Julia's Hospice.

11am – West Cornwall Spring Show at St John's Hall, Penzance (to 6pm, and Saturday).

7pm – St Ives Bay Rotary Club's annual charter dinner and dance at the Carbis Bay Hotel.

7pm – Penzance Lions' Club's quiz at Wyevale Garden Centre, Lelant.

7.30pm – Piano Lounge with pianist and singer Simon Latarche, at St Ives Arts Club, Westcotts Quay.

7.30pm – 'Christians in Parliament' at Chapel Street Methodist Church, with Derek Thomas and Gary Streeter.

7.30pm – Race Night at the Duke of Leeds, Leedstown in aid of Happy Feet Pre-School.

8pm - Eyes down for Bingo Night at Community House, St Buryan.


9am – Big Breakfast at the White Hart, Ludgvan Churchtown – Penzance branch of Cancer Research UK (to 11.30am).

10am - West Cornwall Spring Show at St John's Hall, Penzance (to 4pm).

10am – Coffee morning at Lower Poltair Farmhouse near Heamoor in aid of Happy Cat Rescue.

10am – Coffee morning at St Just Royal British Legion.

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

10am – Hook-In for Rug-Aid at Marazion Community Centre (to 3.30pm). Books, beads, vintage and craft items; raffle; and rug exhibition. Rug-Aid is a charity for those with sight problems in Africa.

10.30am – Coffee morning at Parc Venton, Gwinear, in aid of Wall Music Festival.

2pm – "Dowsing the Dragons of Albion": Gary Biltcliffe and Caroline Hoare on the Belinus line, Britain's longest ley, at Trencrom Dowsers' meeting at Marazion Community Centre; everyone welcome.

2pm – Gwinear Footpaths and Bridleways Association's pleasure walk; meet by the ford in Barripper.

2pm - Grand jumble sale in St Buryan village hall, in aid of Church funds.

7.30pm - A Capella in concert at St Erth Church – lively madrigals and beautiful Renaissance music.

7.30pm – Cheese and wine party, in aid of St Ives Dog Owners Group, at the Crypt Gallery, St Ives.

8pm – Quiz night at Heamoor Legion.


10am - 'Zumba Party' in Sennen Community Centre, in aid of Sennen Preschool.

10.30am – Trengwainton Garden open for charity as part of the National Gardens Scheme. Admission adults £7.50.

2pm – Cornwall Ancient Sites Protection Network's site clearance at Mulfra Courtyard Houses; meet at Mulfra Farm.

7.30pm - Mount's Bay Singers and Mousehole Male Voice Choir in concert at Marazion Community Hall, in aid of Cornwall Hospice Care, St Julia's.

7.30pm – Quiz night in the Kings Arms, Paul, in aid of Mousehole School.


7pm – Fun quiz evening at Nancegollan village hall with the Ladies Pebbles Group.

7.15pm – Madron Old Cornwall Society meets in Landithy Hall, Madron; talk on packet ships from Tony Pawlyn.


10am - Coffee morning at St Anta Church Hall, Carbis Bay, in aid of St Ives lifeboat station.

12 noon – Ploughman's Lunch in the WI Hall, St Just, in aid of the Fishermen's Mission.

7.15pm – Penzance Old Cornwall Society AGM at the Salvation Army hall in Queen Street, Penzance; followed by 'Pictures of Old Wherrytown'.

8pm – Dakhla, horn and drum quartet, at the St Ives Jazz Club, Western Hotel, Royal Square.


10am – First car boot sale of the year at Rosudgeon.

12 noon – Lent Lunch in Gulval Village Hall in aid of Cornwall Hospice Care; Sue Robertshaw on "A trek on the Great Wall of China".

7.30pm – Peninsula Garden Society meeting at Lamorna Village Hall; Dr Colin French on 'Flora in Cornwall'.

For further details on all the above, and more, see the Down Your Way pages.

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