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Free & Under £5 Activities in Cornwall May 2019

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  • Bank Holiday Weekend, 4th 5th & 6th May
  • May Half Term, 25th May - 2nd June
  • Bank Holiday Weekend, 25th 26th & 27th May 

West: Penzance | St Ives | Hayle | Redruth | Pool | Camborne | Helston

Daily activities:

Cornwall Housing Gardening Competition! - Countywide
Closing date for all entries is 28 June 2019.
FREE
Cornwall Housing gardening competition Open to all Cornwall Housing tenants and leaseholders. We would like to celebrate and recognise tenants and leaseholders who enjoy and take pride in their outside spaces. Whatever size or style of your garden, everyone is invited to enter. It can… 0300 1234 161

Guided tours of the village and harbour of St Michael's Mount
 - Penzance

Daily 24th March - 1st November 2019 at 11.30, 13.30, 14.30 (except Saturday)
FREE
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 ...

Free Super Spanish Taster Session!
- Helston
Monday's 16:00 - 17:00 | Free sessions available throughout May.
FREE
Super Spanish is turning 2! ¡Feliz Cumpleaños! (That’s Happy Birthday for those not taking my class) To celebrate this special occasion, anyone joining up during the month of May will receive 2 free lessons! Also, anyone recommending a friend who signs up during May will…

The Bee Mindful Quest
- Tolvaddon
Available now
FREE
The Bee Mindful Quest is open to everyone that has a sense of adventure and is all about taking a break from your busy day, be encouraged to get outdoors and into the countryside, while taking a moment for yourself to re-energise, improve your mental wellbeing and…

Coverack Pisky Trail!
- Coverack
Available between 23 May till 10 June
£2.50 per trail
Follow the route and write down the names of the piskies you find (leave the piskies there for other people to find!), the first letter of their names will spell out a Mystery Pisky phrase. A Pisky Trail is a great way to explore Coverack…

Fun Day in aid of Cornwall Air Ambulance - Hayle
Thursday 23rd May 10:00 - 22:30 Tolroy Manor Holiday Park
FREE
On Thursday 23rd May we will be holding a 'Charity Day' to raise money for Cornwall Air Ambulance. We will be running events in the daytime from 10am till 1pm including: - Cake and Coffee Stall- Face painting- Sponge the Park Managers- Charity Bingo- Tombola-…

Under 5's Stay & Play Session @ Hayle RFC – Hayle
Thursday 23 May 10:00 - 12:00 Hayle RFC
£3.50 per child / £2.50 per additional sibling
A 2 hour stay and play session for under 5's at Hayle RFC. We have a bouncy castle, soft play, ball pool, cosy cars and walkers for your little ones to play with.£3.50 per child / £2.50 per additional siblingLoyalty cards available 07817 262291

Jiggle Jam Pre-school Music Classes - Penzance
Thursday 23 May from 10:30-11:15 The Salvation Army
£3.50 per child plus 50p per extra sibling.
Informal and friendly musical fun for little ones. No commitment necessary and no need to pre-book, just come along when you choose.£3.50 per child plus 50p per extra sibling.Refreshments are available. Please visit www.jigglejam.com for more information.

Story Time with Ali at Wendron Plant Nursery - Helston
Friday 24 May 10:00 - 11:00am Wendron Plant Nursery 
£2.50 per child
Story time is brilliant for all young ones. Both our 1 and 3 year olds love this with Ali. She's brilliant at engaging with the children and does far more than just stories. The structure in general is bouncy fun until 10:20ish to allow people…07817 262291

Free Digital Story Telling Workshop - Helston
Friday's 24 May 10:30 - 12:30 @ The Museum of Cornish Life 
FREE
You’re invited to create a short film about your own experience. This could be a special memory or something that has had a particular influence on your life. We will meet over 4 weeks as a small group to tell and create our stories. You…07811179150

[May Half Term Starts]

 

Free Glamourous Garlands Workshop - Helston
Saturday, 25 May 2019 from 10:00-12:00 @ The Museum of Cornish Life 
FREE
Join Open The Box Art Projects to make some splendidly beautiful decorations for the museum inspired by Flora Day! 

50 Krowji Studios: Open Studios Cornwall 2019 - Redruth
Saturday 25th May 11:00 - 16:00 Studios in Redruth, Krowji 
FREE
Visit 50 artists, makers & designers at Krowji taking part in Open Studios Cornwall 2019 Saturday 25th May - Sunday 2nd June. 01209 313200

Pisky Trail at Roskilly's – Helston
Saturday 25th May from 11:00 - 15:00 Roskillys
£2.50 per trail
Two types of Pisky Trails available to guide you to the hiding piskies. Come and have fun finding all the Cornish Pisky Pals hiding on the farm - new hiding places and new Mystery Pisky Phrase! Receive a Cornish Pisky Pal sticker for each returned…

Gulval Village Spring Fayre – Penzance 
Saturday, 25 May 2019 from 12:00-16:00 Gulval School Community Field
FREE
Gulval W.I. would like to invite the whole of Gulval Village Community to come together for a Spring Fayre, as part of the Centenary Celebrations of the W.I. movement in Cornwall. There will be traditional stalls, exhibitions, games and entertainment, as well as refreshments and local produce to show all that Gulval has to offer!

Eco Surf Wax Workshop - Penzance
Saturday 25 May 12:00-15:00 Newlyn Art Gallery, The Exchange
£4 per person
Come to The Exchange to make your own eco friendly, cold water surf wax, made from cornish bees' wax, tree resin and coconut oil. It's super easy to make once you know how. Surf wax is an essential tool to help surfers maintain a grip on…01736 363715

RYA Push The Boat Out. Free Sailing for all the family - Helston
Saturday 25th May 12:00 - 18:00 Helford River Sailing Club
FREE
On Saturday 25th May come and enjoy some free sailing. It's a family friendly day. From 12.00hrs to 18.00hrs there are lots of boats to try out. Single and Double Kayaks for one or twoThe Drascombe Lugger with loose fitted sails and a sliding gunter…01326 231460

Squashbox Theatre Presents: Stones and Bones - Redruth
Saturday, 25 May 2019 from 14:00-15:00Come on a journey to Ancient Cornwall…A land of fiery volcanoes and strange prehistoric creatures…A land of myth and legend, giants and druids… A land of ancient stone circles and mysterious monuments…A land of Stones and Bones…?Stones And Bones is a marvellous mix of history…

Have a go at Gig Rowing - Hayle
Sunday 26 May 10:00 - 13:00 Hayle Harbour
FREE
Hayle Gig Club are holding an event on the 26th May to introduce people to the world of gig rowing .Have a go around our course in one of our boats and set a time with your team, see if you can get on top…

50 Krowji Studios: Open Studios Cornwall 2019 - Redruth
Sunday 26 May 11:00 - 16:00 Studios in Redruth, Krowji 
FREE
Visit 50 artists, makers & designers at Krowji taking part in Open Studios Cornwall 2019 Saturday 25th May - Sunday 2nd June. 01209 313200

Pisky Trail at Roskilly's – Helston
Sunday 26 May from 11:00 - 15:00 Roskillys
£2.50 per trail
Two types of Pisky Trails available to guide you to the hiding piskies. Come and have fun finding all the Cornish Pisky Pals hiding on the farm - new hiding places and new Mystery Pisky Phrase! Receive a Cornish Pisky Pal sticker for each returned…

Eco Surf Wax Workshop - Penzance
Sunday 26 May 12:00-15:00 Newlyn Art Gallery, The Exchange
£4 per person
Come to The Exchange to make your own eco friendly, cold water surf wax, made from cornish bees' wax, tree resin and coconut oil. It's super easy to make once you know how. Surf wax is an essential tool to help surfers maintain a grip on…01736 363715

Wildlife Gardening Days – Penzance 
Monday, 27 May 2019 from 10:00-13:00  Bosavern Community Farm
FREE
Our longterm volunteer Ian has nearly 50 years' experience gardening without chemicals for the benefit of pollinating insects and other wildlife.  He leads wildlife-friendly gardening every Monday morning at Bosavern Community Farm between 10am - 1pm. 

Free Design Your Space Workshop - Helston
Monday, 27 May 2019 from 10:30-12:30  @ The Museum of Cornish Life 
FREE
Design your space - Free drop in making session to create your own special place mixed media collage.

Band Tea - St Ives
Monday, 27 May 2019 from 11:00-16:00 *On the Island above Porthmeor Beach*
FREE
Bespoke People are Very excited to announce the re birth of an ancient st.ives celebration...BAND TEA!!!! Bank holiday Monday May 27th 11am-4pm on the island above porthmeor ( where it used to be held) Excited to be working with churches throughout the area...FREE ENTRY- LIVE…

50 Krowji Studios: Open Studios Cornwall 2019 - Redruth
Monday 27 May 11:00 - 16:00 Studios in Redruth, Krowji 
FREE
Visit 50 artists, makers & designers at Krowji taking part in Open Studios Cornwall 2019 Saturday 25th May - Sunday 2nd June. 01209 313200

Eco Surf Wax Workshop - Penzance
Monday 27 May 12:00-15:00 Newlyn Art Gallery, The Exchange
£4 per person
Come to The Exchange to make your own eco friendly, cold water surf wax, made from cornish bees' wax, tree resin and coconut oil. It's super easy to make once you know how. Surf wax is an essential tool to help surfers maintain a grip on…01736 363715

Outdoor Fun Workshop [10-16 Years] - Camborne
Tuesday 28th May 2019, 10:00 to 13:00 Tehidy Woods
FREE, book via Headstart Kernow
Try your hand at den building, nature crafts, making rope ladders, tree climbing (and tree identification!), whittling, fire lighting and cooking on an open camp fire. If it’s raining please dress for the weather as we will still be doing all activities!

Spring Clean : Community Orchard and Skatepark – St Ives 
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 from 10:00-12:30 Community Orchard and Skatepark
FREE
Hey guys, our May Clean will take place during half-term. Volunteers from the last Beach Cleans suggested we ventured off the Beach for a change of scenery to clean up St Ives Community Orchard and Skatepark. We hope to see many of you there!

50 Krowji Studios: Open Studios Cornwall 2019 - Redruth
Tuesday 28 May 11:00 - 16:00 Studios in Redruth, Krowji 
FREE
Visit 50 artists, makers & designers at Krowji taking part in Open Studios Cornwall 2019 Saturday 25th May - Sunday 2nd June. 01209 313200

Eco Surf Wax Workshop - Penzance
Tuesday 28 May 12:00-15:00 Newlyn Art Gallery, The Exchange
£4 per person
Come to The Exchange to make your own eco friendly, cold water surf wax, made from cornish bees' wax, tree resin and coconut oil. It's super easy to make once you know how. Surf wax is an essential tool to help surfers maintain a grip on…01736 363715

Community Woodland Day – Penzance 
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 from 10:00-15:00 Bosavern Community Farm
FREE
The Bosavern Community Woodland was planted in 2015 by volunteers.  We now need to do some maintenance to help the trees grow healthy.  We need to  'thin out' trees that have not survived, and clear brambles and weeds and remove tree tubes from the largest trees. 

EPIC Robots! @ The Museum of Cornish Life - Helston
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 from 10:00-16:00 Museum of Cornsih Life
FREE
A free demonstration of EPIC Robots by Plymouth University including Humanoid robots and Companion robotic pets. eHealth is any digital technology that can help with health and wellbeing, improving quality of life and helping people to manage their long term conditions. 

CreativiTEA Workshop [10-16 Years]- Penzance
Wednesday 29th May 2019, 10:00 to 13:00 The Centre Newlyn
FREE, book via Headstart Kernow
CreativiTEA poetry / music / art and so much more! The aim of the workshops is to give those taking part the encouragement - or enCOURAGEment - to find their voice and for this to be heard in ways that will inspire and delight others.

50 Krowji Studios: Open Studios Cornwall 2019 - Redruth
Wednesday 29 May 11:00 - 16:00 Studios in Redruth, Krowji 
FREE
Visit 50 artists, makers & designers at Krowji taking part in Open Studios Cornwall 2019 Saturday 25th May - Sunday 2nd June. 01209 313200

Family Workshop: Willow Weaving - Helston
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 from 11:00 - 16:00 CAST
£5
Led by Geraldine Jones, of the Salt Cellar Basket Workshops in Porthleven, this fun workshop is suitable for children aged 5 years and over. Participants will learn some of the basic elements of willow weaving, and have the opportunity to create their own piece of…01326 569267

Eco Surf Wax Workshop - Penzance
Wednesday 29 May 12:00-15:00 Newlyn Art Gallery, The Exchange
£4 per person
Come to The Exchange to make your own eco friendly, cold water surf wax, made from cornish bees' wax, tree resin and coconut oil. It's super easy to make once you know how. Surf wax is an essential tool to help surfers maintain a grip on…01736 363715

Cinema on the Beach: A Star is Born [15] - St Ives
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 at 19:00 Porthmeor Beach
£5 a ticket
The Cornish Cinema Club and Porthmeor Beach are bringing Cinema to the Beach again after the success of last year!We are showing the highly acclaimed and loved; A Star is Born!The Takeaway will be serving hot Food & Drink all evening.The Takeaway will be serving…

Under 5's Stay & Play Session @ Hayle RFC – Hayle
Thursday 30 May 10:00 - 12:00 Hayle RFC
£3.50 per child / £2.50 per additional sibling
A 2 hour stay and play session for under 5's at Hayle RFC. We have a bouncy castle, soft play, ball pool, cosy cars and walkers for your little ones to play with.£3.50 per child / £2.50 per additional siblingLoyalty cards available 07817 262291

Krafty Kids - Free Fidget Pencils Workshop - Helston
Thursday, 30 May 2019 from 10:00-12:00  @ The Museum of Cornish Life 
FREE
Our always popular - Free drop in craft session Krafty Kids, this time we'll be making stress relieving toys in the form of fidget pencils!  

50 Krowji Studios: Open Studios Cornwall 2019 - Redruth
Thursday 30 May 11:00 - 16:00 Studios in Redruth, Krowji 
FREE
Visit 50 artists, makers & designers at Krowji taking part in Open Studios Cornwall 2019 Saturday 25th May - Sunday 2nd June. 01209 313200

Eco Surf Wax Workshop - Penzance
Thursday 30 May 12:00-15:00 Newlyn Art Gallery, The Exchange
£4 per person
Come to The Exchange to make your own eco friendly, cold water surf wax, made from cornish bees' wax, tree resin and coconut oil. It's super easy to make once you know how. Surf wax is an essential tool to help surfers maintain a grip on…01736 363715

Story Time with Ali at Wendron Plant Nursery - Helston
Friday 31 May 10:00 - 11:00am Wendron Plant Nursery 
£2.50 per child
Story time is brilliant for all young ones. Both our 1 and 3 year olds love this with Ali. She's brilliant at engaging with the children and does far more than just stories. The structure in general is bouncy fun until 10:20ish to allow people…07817 262291

50 Krowji Studios: Open Studios Cornwall 2019 - Redruth
Friday 31 May 11:00 - 16:00 Studios in Redruth, Krowji 
FREE
Visit 50 artists, makers & designers at Krowji taking part in Open Studios Cornwall 2019 Saturday 25th May - Sunday 2nd June. 01209 313200

Eco Surf Wax Workshop - Penzance
Friday 31 May 12:00-15:00 Newlyn Art Gallery, The Exchange
£4 per person
Come to The Exchange to make your own eco friendly, cold water surf wax, made from cornish bees' wax, tree resin and coconut oil. It's super easy to make once you know how. Surf wax is an essential tool to help surfers maintain a grip on…01736 363715

The Little Cockroach - Story Time @ The Library - Hayle
Friday, 31 May 2019 from 15:45 Hayle Library
FREE
Come to Penzance Library for a special story time with Susie Violet reading 'The Little Cockroach'.Meet Pedro the little cockroach and hear about his cheeky and zany mishaps. Amazing things happen to Pedro and his friend Enrico when they leave Mexico in search of adventure.…

Night of Twinkling Lights - Coverack
Friday, 31 May 2019 from 20:30-22:30 Coverack Beach
FREE
Enjoy an evening on Coverack Beach, surrounded by Twinkling Lights. Meet on Coverack Beach from 8:30pm. Candle bags and tea lights available from Coverack Information Point (beside The Old Mill Shop) on the night. Fund raising for the CS2000.The lights are removed from the beach…

MID: Penryn | Falmouth | St Agnes | Truro | Perranporth | St Austell | The Clays | Newquay | Lostwithiel | Fowey

Daily Activities:

Cornwall Housing Gardening Competition!
- Countywide
Closing date for all entries is 28 June 2019.
FREE
Cornwall Housing gardening competition Open to all Cornwall Housing tenants and leaseholders. We would like to celebrate and recognise tenants and leaseholders who enjoy and take pride in their outside spaces. Whatever size or style of your garden, everyone is invited to enter. It can…0300 1234 161

Hurricanes, Cyclones & Typhoons Exhibition at ShelterBox - Truro
Today - Friday 6th September 2019 at 10:00 - 16:00
FREE
Discover the science behind the storms, hear from survivors and find out how ShelterBox helps people rebuild their lives. Family activities during half term and school holidays.

The Bee Mindful Quest
- Fowey
Available now
FREE
The Bee Mindful Quest is open to everyone that has a sense of adventure and is all about taking a break from your busy day, be encouraged to get outdoors and into the countryside, while taking a moment for yourself to re-energise, improve your mental wellbeing and…

Bongo Babes Under 4's Music Group - Penryn
Wednesday 22 May 11:00 - 12:00 Raze The Roof
£3 session, includes entry to soft play area
Bongo Babes is an exciting and fun music group for children aged 5 and under. The group held at Raze the Roof includes FREE entry to the Soft Play area after the session. 07718383510

Free 40-minute Taster Shiatsu Treatment - Falmouth
Thursday, 23 May 2019 from 15:00-19:00 Falmouth Natural Health Practice
FREE Booking essential
Try out a Shiatsu - FREE 40-minute Shiatsu treatments in Falmouth town centre, at the Falmouth Natural Health Practice, between 3pm and 7pm on Thurs 23rd May. Booking is necessary, contact David Scott to book a session - 07552 688911; davidscottshiatsu@yahoo.co.uk Shiatsu is a body…07552 688911

Marvel Universe Themed Family Friendly Quiz - Newquay
Thursday, 23 May 2019 from 18:30-21:30 Cribbar Newquay
FREE
Do you qualify for the Super Solider program?Are you worthy to wield Mjolnir?Test your knowledge in our Marvel-ousJoin us for this Family Friendly Quiz on Thursday 23rd May from 6.30pmFREE Entry & £50 cash 1st prize & other prizes to be won

Wylder: Children's Book Launch, with Wild Food and Drink - Newquay
Thursday, 23 May 2019 from 19:00-21:00 TheHoHouse TR7 1NN
FREE
Dear friends,I’d love for you to join me in celebrating the release of my new children’s picture book Wylder. A springtime gathering with delicious seasonal food and drink, including treats inspired by nature’s wild food offerings, and botanical cocktails (while they last!). In this exhibition…

Family Beach Yoga Class (all welcome!)  - Newquay
Friday, 24 May 2019 at 16:30 @ Fistral Beach
£5 Per Person
We cannot wait to be outside and practicing yoga this year!So weather permitting of course but we plan to hold a wonderful family yoga class at South Fistral.Everyone welcome as we delve into practicing yoga poses, games, mindful crafts and relaxation with a special nature…

[May Half Term Starts]

 

Tshirt Spray Painting - Newquay
Saturday 25th May 10:00 - 11:00, Treehouse Newquay
£5, booking essential.
Bring a Garment along to try spray paint techniques. [Ages 8+] Please book. book@treehousenewquay.org £5

Saturday Plant Swap - Lostwithiel
Saturday's 25 May 10:00 -12:00  St Bart’s Churchyard
FREE
Lostwithiel's Plant Swap is back in St Bart’s Churchyard from 10am to 12 noon every Saturday morning from 6th April through to 7th September 2019 (if wet we will be in the porch) with plants, seeds, seedlings and (later in the year) surplus produce, either…01208 873448

Hurricane Virtual Reality - Truro
Saturday 25 May 10:00 - 16:00 ShelterBox
FREE
This May half term step into the Weather Lab in the visitor centre and immerse yourself in the world of the biggest storms on earth. Virtual reality will drop you directly into the trail of destruction caused by hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons. You’ll see what…01872 302 600

Community Open Day @ Falmouth Marine School –  Falmouth
Saturday, 25 May 2019 from 11:00-14:00 Falmouth Marine School
FREE
If you are looking for a fun family day out, Falmouth Marine School is opening its doors to a world of marine excitement. The internationally renowned centre of watersports, boatbuilding, marine biology and marine engineering courses is hosting its Open Day on Saturday 25th May…

Pride Craftspolosion - Newquay
Saturday 25th May 12:00 - 14:00, Treehouse Newquay 
FREE
Kicking off a week of pride inspired rainbow craft events. Drop in, FREE

NEW Youth Club: 11-17's Come and tell us what you want! - Threemilestone
Saturday, 25 May 2019 from 19:00-22:00 Threemilestone Social Club
FREE
A new Youth Club for Threemilestone for 11-17 year olds. An initial meeting to plan what activities the young people of the area want

£2 Entry Sundays @ Cornish Birds of Prey Centre -  St Columb Major
Sunday 26 May 10:00 - 16:00 Cornish Birds of Prey Centre
£2 Entry
Come and have a lovely stroll around the centre and see our wonderful rescued birds and animals on the Fourth Sunday in every month. We need your support more than ever, for the upcoming season ahead of us.  Flying displays will be outside on the…01637 880544

Fantasy Sea Creatures Mask Making - Falmouth
Sunday, 26 May 2019 from 11:00-14:00 Bowling Green, Flushing
FREE
Free craft event for all the family. Bring a picnic lunch then join the Sea Creatures Parade to Flushing Beach. Don't get swallowed by a shark on the way!

Bank Holiday Sunday Fun Day – Newquay
Sunday, 26 May 2019 from 12:00-16:00 Monkey Tree Holiday Park
Day Pass £4
You won't need to go far to enjoy a fun-filled day in Cornwall this late May Bank Holiday. With Music, Funky’s Soft Play, Bouncy Castles, Outdoor Pool, BBQ, Free Glitter Tattoos, and much more, all right here in the park. Funky Monkey will also be…

Minis and Open Cycling Sunday Sessions! - Par
Sunday 26 May 13:00 - 15:00 Par Athletics Track
Minis and Open Cycling at Par Track!
£2.50 per bike
Come along and learn to ride, practice skills and build up fitness and confidence.Starts at 1pm - first hour for minis and beginners, second hour for more confident children, families, groups and adults getting back…

May Tree Gardens Charity Open Day - St Austell
Sunday, 26 May 2019 from 13:00-18:00 May Tree Gardens
By donation
A beautiful 1/4 acre garden with numerous themes, plants and features which create vistas to inspire visitors in their own garden. Admission by donation.  

Truro Super Saver Monday's - Truro
Monday 27 May 09;00 – 00:00 Truro Town Centre
Various offers for £5
There are 35 different £5 offers across food, drink, leisure & shopping each and every Monday. See what's on offer, go ask for your Super Saver Monday and enjoy! 01872273999

Book Launch JUB: Underwater Superhero - Newquay
Monday 27th May 10:00 - 10:30 , Treehouse Newquay 
FREE
Book Launch, JUB: Underwater Superhero, Author reading and signing. Drop in, FREE

Hurricane Virtual Reality - Truro
Monday 27 May 10:00 - 16:00 ShelterBox
FREE
This May half term step into the Weather Lab in the visitor centre and immerse yourself in the world of the biggest storms on earth. Virtual reality will drop you directly into the trail of destruction caused by hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons. You’ll see what…01872 302 600

Superhero Capes  - Newquay
Monday 27th May 10:30 - 12:30 , Treehouse Newquay 
£3
Super Hero Capes, Following on from the book launch, make a super hero cape with us! Drop in, £3 

Bongo Babes Under 5's Music Group - Falmouth
Monday 27 May 11:00 - 12:00 The Dracaena Centre
£3 for the Session, Optional Free Breakfast or £1 Lunch 
Bongo Babes is an exciting and fun music group for children aged 5 and under. Bongo Babes sessions at the Dracaena centre children eat breakfast for free or after bongos children eat lunch for £1.07718383510

Healthy Coffee Morning's - St Austell
Tuesday 28 May 2019 09:30 - 11:30 Penwithick Social Club 
£5 for two hour session
Join us for a coffee morning with a DIFFERENCE. Each session includes a 45 minutes of gentle exercise suitable for all ages, abilities and health conditions followed by a cuppa and a healthy chat with old and new friends.£5 per 2hr weekly session / £20…01726 850205

Kids Felting Workshop  - Newquay
Tuesday 28th May 10:00 - 11:00 , Treehouse Newquay 
£5 Booking Essential
Felting for Kids, Colourful felting workshop for children. [8+] Please book. £5

Hurricane Virtual Reality - Truro
Tuesday 28 May 10:00 - 16:00 ShelterBox
FREE
This May half term step into the Weather Lab in the visitor centre and immerse yourself in the world of the biggest storms on earth. Virtual reality will drop you directly into the trail of destruction caused by hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons. You’ll see what…01872 302 600

Rainbow Cooking Family Workshop  - Newquay
Tuesday 28th May 13:00 - 15:00 , Treehouse Newquay 
£4
Taste the Rainbow, Family cooking fun with all the colours of the kitchen! Drop in. £4

Elmer the Elephant's 30th Birthday at the Library - Newquay
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 from 10:30-12:00 Newquay Library
FREE
Let's Celebrate National Elmer Day at Newquay Library! Come and see us on Tuesday 28th May from 10:30am - 12:00pm to celebrate Elmer's 30th Birthday! Enjoy a stomping good morning of stories, crafts and birthday cake of course.Don't forget to dress in your brightest colours…

Hurricane Virtual Reality - Truro
Wednesday 29 May 10:00 - 16:00 ShelterBox
FREE
This May half term step into the Weather Lab in the visitor centre and immerse yourself in the world of the biggest storms on earth. Virtual reality will drop you directly into the trail of destruction caused by hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons. You’ll see what…01872 302 600

Half Term Create Station - Falmouth
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 from 10:00-12:00 Emmanuel Baptist Church
£1.50 each
A great half term activity for all those aged between 5 - 11yrs.Craft, ball games etc!01326 315249

Rainbow Paper Crafts  - Newquay
Wednesday 29th May 10:00 - 14:00  , Treehouse Newquay 
£2
Rainbow Paper Crafts, Mobiles, origami , bunting, decoupage, and much more! Drop in. 

Bongo Babes Under 4's Music Group - Penryn
Wednesday 29 May 11:00 - 12:00 Raze The Roof
£3 session, includes entry to soft play area
Bongo Babes is an exciting and fun music group for children aged 5 and under. The group held at Raze the Roof includes FREE entry to the Soft Play area after the session. 07718383510

Squashbox Theatre Presents Skillywidden - Falmouth
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 from 14:00-16:00 St Peter's Church
FREE
Watch out! There are some naughty Spriggans about!Skillywidden is a celebration of the wildlife and faery myths of Cornwall, using Squashbox Theatre’s distinctive mix of puppets, songs, storytelling and cabaret.There will be a children's workshop after the show.Free entry.

Hurricane Virtual Reality - Truro
Thursday 30 May 10:00 - 16:00 ShelterBox
FREE
This May half term step into the Weather Lab in the visitor centre and immerse yourself in the world of the biggest storms on earth. Virtual reality will drop you directly into the trail of destruction caused by hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons. You’ll see what…01872 302 600

Feather Headresses  - Newquay
Thursday 30th May 10:30 - 12:00  Treehouse Newquay 
£3
Make a statement with this fun feather head piece. [5+] Drop in. £3

Hurricane Virtual Reality - Truro
Friday 31 May 10:00 - 16:00 ShelterBox
FREE
This May half term step into the Weather Lab in the visitor centre and immerse yourself in the world of the biggest storms on earth. Virtual reality will drop you directly into the trail of destruction caused by hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons. You’ll see what…01872 302 600

Rainbow Yarn Crafts  - Newquay
Friday 31st May 10:00 - 12:00, Treehouse Newquay 
£2
Rainbow Yarn Crafts, Garlands, string art, pom-poms, weaving, twirlers and more.

Alchemy Theatre: Fantastic Mr Fox - Truro
Friday, 31 May 2019 from 18:30-20:00 Perran-ar-worthal Cp School
FREE
Alchemy Theatre Academy present Roald Dahl's 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' - The Play! For two nights only, we invite you to come and enjoy an evening of FREE youth theatre! Booking essential - email alchemytheatre@outlook.com OR call/text 07875007485

COPS Family Drama Group presents: Cornish Tails - St Austell
Friday, 31 May 2019 from 19:00-21:00 St Austell Arts Centre 
Adults £5, Children £2.50
Cornish Myths, Legends & Stories have inspired the Cornwall One Parent Support Family Drama Group to write "Cornish Tails". Working as a drama group, they bring the performances alive with acting, song, humour and dance.A performance for all the family to enjoy!Adults: £5.00Children: £2.50 (3-17…

Night Time Rockpool - St Austell
Friday, 31 May 2019 from 21:00-23:00 Porthpean Beach
FREE
Rockpooling is great... but even better in the dark!Join marine experts from the Your Shore Beach Rangers project and Three Bays Wildlife Group for a guided rockpooling session under the night sky. Using UV torches, we'll be searching for some of our weird and wonderful…

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Daily Activities:

Cornwall Housing Gardening Competition!
Closing date for all entries is 28 June 2019.
Cornwall Housing gardening competition Open to all Cornwall Housing tenants and leaseholders. We would like to celebrate and recognise tenants and leaseholders who enjoy and take pride in their outside spaces. Whatever size or style of your garden, everyone is invited to enter. It can…0300 1234 161

£5 Family Leisure Pass, Swim & Play @ Sandymouth Holiday Resort - Bude 
General swims at 10:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 17:00 Sandymouth Resort
£5 for a family of four 
Back for the season is our outdoor splashpad area, which is also included with our family pass deal of just £5 of up to 4 people, which also gives you access to our tropically heated indoor pool, outdoor play area and pirate ship, AND our indoor…01288 352563

Talk: Why do marine animals leave the sea – & how do they do it? - Looe
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 from 18:00-19:30 RNLI Station
FREE
You crawled right out of the sea, straight into my arms’, sang Laura Marling. Contrary to popular belief the word ‘crisis’ is not composed of the Chinese characters for ‘danger’ and ‘opportunity’. But the crisis that has sea creatures (and the object of Laura’s affections)…

Affordable Parish Lunches- Bodmin
Wednesday 22 May 12:30pm @ Warleggan Jubilee Hall 
£5 for two courses
Every other month (except during the summer break), there’s a two course lunch (main course and pudding) followed by tea/coffee served at the hall. It’s proved to be very popular, and at just £5 a head, it’s still a great deal. Meal starts at 12.30pm.…

Cafe Abundance POP UP *Pay as you feel* Cafe - Torpoint
Friday 24 May 019 10:00 - 14:30 Rame Community Hall
*Pay as you feel*
A social enterprise series of Pop-Up 'Pay As You Feel' cafe's serving healthy, delicious food made from intercepted food that would otherwise be binned.

[May Half Term Starts]

 

Half Term Creations Competition at Saltash Scrapstore - Saltash
Saturday 25 May 10:00 - 14:00 Saltash Scrapstore
£2.50 includes bag of materials/scrap
Between now and the end of May half term, instead of running our usual children's workshops, we invite children to take part in our first Creations Competition. The theme will be "Birds" and with a fee of £2.50 entry, this will include a small bag…

Green Man Weekend @ Mount Edgcumbe - Torpoint
Saturday, 25 May 2019 from 10:00-16:00 Mount Edgcumbe 
FREE Entry, £5 All Day Parking
The giant figure of the Green Man returns to Mount Edgcumbe as a centre piece looming over the event sitting on his throne of leaves and bark - he will be presiding over stalls, entertainment, refreshments and lots of activities. Entry to the event is…

Port Eliot Dog Festival - Saltash
Saturday 25 May, 2019 11:00 - 16:30
Tickets: Adults £5, Under 11's FREE, Dog classes £1
Come and join us on Saturday 25th May 11am to 4.30pm at the Port Eliot Estate, all the family are invited, four legged friends included! The day will have something for everyone with stalls, refreshments and entertainment, as well as a family dog show and…01726 871 800

Annual Ploughboy Bank Holiday Summer Fete - Saltash
Saturday 25 May 11:00-23:00 Ploughboy Inn
FREE
Rodeo Bull,BBQ,10 different beer and ciders,Bungie Run,Assault course,Soft Play,Bouncy castle,Meet the firemen and explore the fire engine for the children ( and the mums )FacePainting,stalls,Live Music all day and night!Beer garden and Play AreaJoin us for one of the biggest pub fetes this bank holiday…01752 842861

Rock Painting - Looe
Saturday 25 May 2019 12:00 - 15:00 The Old Lifeboat Station
FREE
Fun and free craft event Paint a pebble to keep or hide or give as a present All materials supplied

Picnic By The Pitch - Wadebridge
Saturday, 25 May 2019 from 13:00-23:00 Wadebridge Cricket Pitch
FREE
Bring a picnic, we'll provide tables and seating. The bar is open. Face glitter, games, raffle, arts and crafts, evening BBQ and music.

TeX Clothing Swish - Swap Event - Bodmin
Saturday, 25 May 2019 from 13:00-16:00
£1 or FREE if you bring clothes to swap
Swishing is the easy way to update your wardrobe! It`s guilt free shopping with no cost to your wallet and great for the environment. Swishing works like a giant clothes swap: you bring items you no longer wear and exchange them for something new-to-you!Come and…

Foraging - Dine out in Style at Siblyback - Liskeard
Sunday, 26 May 2019 from 10:00-12:00 Siblyback Lake
£5 per person
Feeling peckish? Then join Jacky (The Wilderness Woman) who has a great recipe for slug...but if you’re feeling a little less adventurous, she can teach you about all kinds of other wild foods at Siblyback Lake!This is a great opportunity to find out more about…01566 771930

Green Man Weekend @ Mount Edgcumbe - Torpoint
Sunday, 26 May 2019 from 10:00-16:00 Mount Edgcumbe 
FREE Entry, £5 All Day Parking
The giant figure of the Green Man returns to Mount Edgcumbe as a centre piece looming over the event sitting on his throne of leaves and bark - he will be presiding over stalls, entertainment, refreshments and lots of activities. Entry to the event is…

Children's Ice Cream Printing – Polperro
Sunday, 26 May 2019 from 11:00-13:00 Coffee, Cake, Create
£5 per child
Come and produce your own ice cream print . Be creative with your colours, flavours and add toppings, cherries, flakes and wafers!!! All good fun - finish off the class with a yummy scrummy ice cream sundae! 07772 340056

Annual Ploughboy Bank Holiday Summer Fete - Saltash
Sunday, 26 May  11:00-23:00 Ploughboy Inn
FREE
Rodeo Bull,BBQ,10 different beer and ciders,Bungie Run,Assault course,Soft Play,Bouncy castle,Meet the firemen and explore the fire engine for the children ( and the mums )FacePainting,stalls,Live Music all day and night!Beer garden and Play AreaJoin us for one of the biggest pub fetes this bank holiday…01752 842861

Character Design Workshop - Looe
Sunday 26 May 2019 12:00 - 15:00 The Old Lifeboat Station
FREE
Fun and free drop in session for all ages and abilities Contemporary graphic character designing with Matthew

Half Term Creations Competition at Saltash Scrapstore - Saltash
Monday 27 May 10:00 - 14:00 Saltash Scrapstore
£2.50 includes bag of materials/scrap
Between now and the end of May half term, instead of running our usual children's workshops, we invite children to take part in our first Creations Competition. The theme will be "Birds" and with a fee of £2.50 entry, this will include a small bag…

Cartoon Fun Workshop - Looe
Monday 27 May 2019 12:00 - 15:00 The Old Lifeboat Station
FREE
Have a cartoon drawn exclusively for you based on your name. With well known and much loved Looe cartoonist Grum

Magic Monday Kids Party - Saltash
Monday, 27 May 2019 from 14:00-16:00
£3 per child, Under 2's FREE
Wishywashy presents their magic show, tickets to include party food and unlimited squash. Glitter tattoos available for 50p. Kids MUST be supervised by accompanying adult. Bar and kitchen will be open. Free for Under 2's

Half Term Creations Competition at Saltash Scrapstore - Saltash
Tuesday 28 May 10:00 - 14:00 Saltash Scrapstore
£2.50 includes bag of materials/scrap
Between now and the end of May half term, instead of running our usual children's workshops, we invite children to take part in our first Creations Competition. The theme will be "Birds" and with a fee of £2.50 entry, this will include a small bag…

National Youth Folk Ensemble Sampler Day: Explore Folk Music - Liskeard
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Liskeard Public Hall
FREE
Explore English folk music, learn from inspiring tutors and play with other young musicians from your region. Take part in a day of creative folk music workshops and, if you want to, audition for the National Youth Folk Ensemble.Every year we run free Youth Folk…020 7485 2206

HFT Resource Centre Garden Party! - Wadebridge
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 from 11:00-15:00 HFt Resource Centre
FREE
The Resource Centre are holding thier annual Garden Party. We have loads of games, stall and music as well as our amazing raffle (thank you to all the local business's for thie kind donations). We will be open from 11:00 am until 15:00. Its 50p…01208 815614

Seaweed Jelly Bonanza - Looe
Tuesday 28 May 12:30 - 16:30 The Old Sardine Factory 
FREE
Learn more about seaweed and #Throwjellynotballoons! Book reading from local author, Ellie Jackson, arts and crafts, jelly sensory play, seaweed pressing and perfect your jelly throwing technique.

Edible Candy Slime Workshop - Saltash
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Truly Scrumptious
£5
Edible Slime Workshop on Wednesday 29th May with sessions at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm or 3pm. Tickets £5 each and we will be making two types of edible slime using a variety of sweets and gummies, marshmallows and jellies. The children get to eat their…07580 083 083

Family Crafternoon: Clay Fish - Looe
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 14:00 - 15:00 The Old Sardine Factory 
£3
Join our resident crafter, Lucy Ward, to make your own fishy creations out of air drying clay. (10+)

Polzeath Marine Discovery Day - Wadebridge
Thursday, 30 May 2019 from 10:00-16:00 Polzeath Village
FREE
Polzeath Marine Conservation Group, Cornwall Wildlife Trust, National Trust, Shark Trust, Cornwall Seal Group and many others are joining forces to bring you a marine day you’ll never forget! Come along and celebrate our seas in Polzeath, learn fun and fascinating facts about our amazing…

Half Term Creations Competition at Saltash Scrapstore - Saltash
Thursday 30 May 10:00 - 14:00 Saltash Scrapstore
£2.50 includes bag of materials/scrap
Between now and the end of May half term, instead of running our usual children's workshops, we invite children to take part in our first Creations Competition. The theme will be "Birds" and with a fee of £2.50 entry, this will include a small bag…

CreativiTEA Workshop [10-16 Years] - Bodmin
Thursday 30th May 2019, 10:00 to 13:00 Chy Trevail 
FREE, book via Headstart Kernow
CreativiTEA poetry / music / art and so much more The aim of the workshops is to give those taking part the encouragement - or enCOURAGEment - to find their voice and for this to be heard in ways that will inspire and delight others.

Annual Tasting Day @ Trevathan Farm - Padstow
Thursday, 30 May 2019 from 10:00-14:00 Trevathan Farm
FREE
Annual.tasting...come and try...biscuits, fudge cider, beer, wine, gin, cheese, ice cream, jam and much much more. Meet lots of our local supplier. EVERYONE WELCOME.  01208 880164

Indoor Inflatable Party - Liskeard
Thursday 30 May 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Public Hall 
Only £2 per 1 hr session
There will be a selection of large inflatables and a ball pool with soft play for the younger ones. Refreshments and snacks will be on sale. Ages up to 14. 07769848307

Wacky Waffle Workshop! - Saltash
Thursday, 30 May 2019 from 11:00-13:45 Truly Scrumptious
£5
Wacky Waffle Baking on Thursday 30th May at 11am, 12pm and 1pm is also £5 a ticket and lasts around 40 minutes. We will create our own waffle mixture using various ingredients, mix it all together then bake it in our very special waffle baking…07580 083083

Taiko Drumming Workshop [10-16 Years] - Bodmin
Thursday 30th May 2019, 16:30 to 17:15 / 17:45 - 18:30
FREE, book via Headstart Kernow
Taiko Drumming is a thrilling combination of rhythm, movement and energy. It's lots of fun to play, is great exercise and a fantastic way to de-stress. Two sessions, one at 16:30 and 17:45

Rockpool Ramble - Bude
Friday, 31 May 2019 from 10:00-12:00 Bude
FREE Booking essential: Please email wildlifewatch@cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk
Join Wildlife Watch volunteers, Cornwall Wildlife Trust, Your Shore Beach Rangers and Bude Marine Group as we explore the rocky shore and discover what lives there. 

Half Term Creations Competition at Saltash Scrapstore - Saltash
Friday 31 May 10:00 - 14:00 Saltash Scrapstore
£2.50 includes bag of materials/scrap
Between now and the end of May half term, instead of running our usual children's workshops, we invite children to take part in our first Creations Competition. The theme will be "Birds" and with a fee of £2.50 entry, this will include a small bag…

Tiddlers: Rockpools - Looe
Friday 31 May 2019 10:30 - 12:30 The Old Sardine Factory 
FREE
Join our regular gorup to create our own paper plate rockpools, and join in with our seaside story and song at 11:30. Aimed at age 0-4 but everyone is welcome!

Indoor Inflatable Party - Liskeard
Friday 31 May 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Public Hall 
Only £2 per 1 hr session
There will be a selection of large inflatables and a ball pool with soft play for the younger ones. Refreshments and snacks will be on sale. Ages up to 14. 07769848307

Dinky Donuts Workshop - Saltash
Friday, 31 May 2019 from 11:00-13:45 Truly Scrumptious
£5
Dinky Donut Baking on Friday 31st May at 11am, 12pm and 1pm is also £5 a ticket and lasts around 40 minutes. We will create our own donut mixture using various ingredients, mix it all together then bake it in our very special dinky donut…07580 083 083

Fun Day - Bodmin
Friday, 31 May 2019 from 11:00-13:00 Fair Park
FREE
Smokefree Cornwall invites you to come along for hours of fun at Fair Park. It's a family friendly event and there will be free entertainment including bouncy castle, treasure hunt, games, stalls, refreshments and much more. Find us at PL31 1QH. No tickets or booking…

The Big Lunch! - Liskeard
Friday, 31 May 2019 from 11:30-14:00 Westbourne Gardens
FREE
Everyone is invited to come together for Liskeard's Big Lunch!Bring food to share or a picnic (If you can't, come anyway.. there will be enough!)Acoustic music, Storytelling by Mazed, nature painting, face painting, a few free preloved summer clothing items & other fun free…

Treasure Hunt & Rainbow Wars! - Saltash
Friday, 31 May 2019 from 15:00-16:00 Truly Scrumptious
£5
Join us for another great powder paint fight with our latest Treasure Hunt & Rainbow Wars! Follow the clues in your team to find your hidden woodland den, earn your team’s paint ammo then join us for an epic rainbow battle! Tickets £5 each! Lasts…07580 083 083

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