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Free and Under £5 Activities this Christmas!

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East Cornwall

Bude | Launceston | Camelford | Callington | Saltash | Torpoint | Liskeard | Looe | Wadebridge | Bodmin | Padstow

Write Letters to Santa at Coffee Cake Create - Polperro
Saturday 1st December to 21st December from 10:00 Coffee Cake Create
£1.50 per child including chocolate treats!
Let your little ones write their very own letter to Santa which they then post in our magical letter box. Receive a response directly from the Big man himself, which includes fun activities such as a Christmas Eve check list, colour in sheets , puzzles and fold out fun. 

Create a Fused Glass Xmas Decoration - Drop in Day – Liskeard
Saturday, 1 December 2018 from 10:00 Contrary Mary Arts & Cake Studio
£3 
Come and make your very own fused glass snowman decoration. Choose from scarves, hats, noses etc to create your very own piece. All tuition given. No experience necessary, and suitable for children. There will also be a selection of Christmas cupcakes and cookies on the day to purchase, as well as a fabulously festive atmosphere.

Santa's Grotto - Stratton 
Saturday 1st December to 23rd December 11:00 to 14:00 Homeleigh Garden Centre EX23 9NR 
£3.50 per child and that includes a gift.
Make Christmas extra special with a visit to Santa's grotto.

Christmas Decorations Workshop - Saltash
Monday 3rd December 16:00-18:00 Truly Scrumptious Sweets
£3 Text Danielle on 07580 083 083 to buy tickets.
Only £3 per ticket, each paying guest gets to make a personalised Santa stop sign for their bedroom door plus 3 x decorative baubles for their tree. 

Christmas Chocolate Workshop - Saltash
Tuesday, 4 December 2018 from 16:00-16:45 Truly Scrumptious Sweets
£3 Text 07580 083 083
Only £3 per child, join us to make 2 x large Christmas Chocolate Bars and decorate them with sweets, candy canes and festive toppers. 

Book Signing and Reading with Laurie Scott Originals - Liskeard
Monday 3rd to Saturday 8th December 09:30 to 15:30 Stuart House PL14 6AE
FREE
Stuart House, Liskeard will be filled with cats & churches, the illustrative work of Laurie Scott Originals. There will be book signing & reading sessions, also an opportunity to personally meet and see the artist at work; there will be lots of lovely Christmas offers running for the books and limited edition signed prints and a competition too.

Beach Guardian: Christmas Crafts Padstow Community Core - Padstow
Thurs 6th, Fri 7th, Sat 8th & Sun 9th December 10:00 to 16:00
FREE
Create recycled art from litter, create unique gifts from recyclables. Make pollinator friendly gifts from bottles, seeds and saplings as part of the bee garden initative. Take part in a raffle for one of three DIY Hedgehog Houses as part of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust Wildlife Watch programme.

Free Teenager Taster Yoga Session - Liskeard
Thursday 6 and 13 December 2018 17:00 to 18:00 Liskeard Community College
FREE
For teenagers aged 12-16. Limited spaces available. Register on www.yogartsessions.com to book a place

Christmas Stay And Play - Bude
Saturday, 8 December 2018 from 10:00-14:00 The Venue EX23 8AR
£2 per child, siblings £1
Stay and play. Come and get christmasy with us. There will be arts and crafts, music and toys, and our amazing raffle is back which includes a free MOT, along with milkyway passes, a voucher for beau niodol and many many more

Christmas Fayre and Grotto - Camelford
Saturday, 8 December 2018 from 14:00-16:00 Tregath Kitchen and Play Barn
£3 per person
Santa’s grotto 2-4pm £3 proceeds to Camelford Xmas lights

Sand Art With Sophie - Pensilva
Saturday, 8 December 2018 from 10:00-16:00 Forever Fred Craft Fayre PL14 5NF
£2 per picture
Crafts & gift fayre in memory of Fred Neale Smith. Many stalls and craft activities. I'll have some great Christmas pictures to decorate with sand, from £2 each and take home packs that make great gifts, from £3 each.

Twilight Walk - Saltash
Saturday, 8 December 2018 from 16:00 to 18:00 Churchtown Farm Nature Reserve PL12 4AS
£2 per person
A walk round the reserve to find out what’s about at dusk. Hot drinks and mince pies afterwards. Organised by The friends of Churchtown Farm Nature Reserve

Breakfast with Santa - Launceston
Sunday, 9 December 2018 from 09:00-12:00 Town Hall PL15 7AR
Tickets £4, Free for Under 3's
A seasonal morning breakfast with Santa. RSVP to emily2ghana@gmail.com. Helping raise funds for a local young person to take up a volunteering opportunity in Ghana.

Christmas Kicks Off with Magic Martin! - Bude
Sunday, 9 December 2018 from 15:00-17:00 Falcon Hotel
£5 per Child includes a sweetie cone for all paying children. 
Get into the Christmas spirit. Join us for music, dancing & Magic Martin’s Christmas Show. Childrens Disco from 3pm | Magic Martin at 4pm 

Toddlers Christmas Party - Liskeard
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 from 10:00-11:15 Trewidland Community Primary School
£2
Please come and join us for some music and games to celebrate Christmas and the end of term. £2 per child (under 1's free).

Pentillie's Carols in the Courtyard - Saltash 
Wednesday 12th December from 6pm Pentillie Castle PL12 6QD
Get in the festive spirit and join the Liskerret Male Voice Choir for some traditional carol singing in the Pentillie Courtyard.
No booking required. This is a FREE event. However, donations will be taken to support the outstanding work of St. Luke’s Hospice

Sweet Sleighs Workshop - Saltash
Thursday, 13 December 2018 from 16:00-18:45 Truly Scrumptious Workshop
£3 Text 07580 083 083
We will be using chocolate bars, glue, ribbons and our imaginations to create a sweet sleigh, then popping them in a gift bag to take home. Priced only £3 per child, includes a sweet sleigh plus some candies to nibble on whilst getting creative.

Meet Santa! - Callington
Saturday, 15 December 2018 from 13:00-15:00 Carpenters Arms PL17 8BJ
£2.50 per child
All children welcome!  Do bring your children, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, friends to this delightful event that is organised by the wonderful Harrowbarrow Preschool. There will be GAMES and SNACKS. 

Flint and Steel Festive Family Day - Millbrook
Sunday, 16 December 2018 from 10:00-13:00 Pigshill Woods PL10 1HZ
£5 per personincludes a hot drink, biscuits, and a snack cooked over the fire
So here it is! Another oportunity to come in to the woods with your family, enjoy food cooked over the fire, warm drinks, craft activities and exploration! This one will be a festive treat with mulled wine, warm apple juice, mince pies and festive crafts!

Autism Friendly Santa's Grotto - Bodmin [INCLUSIVE]
Sunday, 16 December 2018 from 11:00-16:00 Beacon Scout Hut
£2.50 per child inclusing present, reindeer food and crafts
Katherine, one of our lovely parents is running a special autism friendly Santa's grotto to raise funds for our charity! Please support her efforts as she is going to a lot of trouble to organise all this and all profits go to the charity to help support the work we do in providing riding lessons for those who would never normally get the opportunity too. Tickets for sale from MIND and The Sweet Exchange.

Waterside Fireworks & Christmas Carols - Saltash
Sunday, 16 December 2018 from 17:00-19:00 Waterfront
FREE
Father Christmas will arrive at approximately 5.00 p.m. to herald singing around the Waterside Green Christmas tree led by The Salty Seadogs. Fireworks from the Ferry Pier at approximately 6.00 p.m. Bring the whole family along for a fabulous festive evening. Refreshments will be available

Christmas Cupcakes Workshop - Saltash
Thursday, 20 December 2018 from 16:00-17:45 Truly Scrumptious Sweets PL12 6JX
£3 per child
Decorate some lovely little Christmas cupcakes! Spaces are limited and booking is essential. Text 07580 083 083 to book. 4PM SOLD OUT BUT 5PM AVAILABLE

Alpacas at Tamar View - Saltash
Friday 21, 22, Sun 23rd December 2018 11:00 - 15:00 Tamar View Nurseries Garden Centre
FREE
We will be joined by Talons Owltimate Encounters CIC who will be bringing their most well behaved Alpaca who are just huge hits with kids and adults! Make the most of the build up to Christmas by joining us and the Alpaca

Annual Winter Wonderland Lantern Walk at Cardinham - Bodmin
Friday 21st December 2018 from 16:00 to 18:00 Badger Forest School, PL30 4AL
£2 per person
Join us for our annual Lantern Walk at Cardinham Woods raising money for Children's Hospice South West. An opportunity to decorate a lantern to take on a walk around the trees once night has fallen. Other festive treats in store and hot chocolates available by donation. Please bring a clean, clear glass jar per person with you for making lanterns.

Beach Guardian: Christmas Fancy Dress Beach Clean - Padstow
Saturday, 22 December 2018 from 12:00-13:00 Porthcothan Bay PL28 8LW
FREE
On Saturday 22nd December, we are doing a #BeachClean at Porthcothan Bay. Christmas Fancy Dress encouraged but optional! We'll meet at Midday on the beach. All equipment will be provided and Beach Guardian will remove everything collected.

Family Christmas Disco - Bude
Friday, 21 December 2018 from 17:00-20:00 Tommy Jacks Beach Hotel
FREE
What better way to kick off your Christmas than at the Tommy Jack's Christmas Family Disco. Come and join us for festive fun, games, prizes and a special visit from Father Christmas !! Children (& grown-ups) can wear fancy dress of their choice! 

Polar Express Pyjama Party - Launceston
Friday, 21 December 2018 from 18:00-21:00 Town Hall, PL15 7AR
Tickets £5 in advance
Includes film, hot chocolate and a cookie. Book your tickets at emily2ghana@gmail.com. Raising funds for a local girl to take up an opportunity to volunteer in Ghana

Family Christmas Party With Santa - Launceston
Friday, 21 December 2018 from 18:30-20:30 The White Hart Hotel PL15 8AL
First child £4, additional children £2. Free for under 1ys and for adults.
After such a great Halloween party we are delighted to welcome back 'The Party People' to help us celebrate xmas, this is expected to be our busiest party yet!

Christmas Eve Music from Marley White and Santa is dropping in! - Torpoint 
Christmas Eve 24th December - The Old Rowing Club PL11 2AX
Santa will be dropping by to hand out a small gift to the children. (limited only first come, first serve.) 5pm - 6:30pm
Marley White aka Andy will be singing 5pm-7pm.
Free Entry

Mid Cornwall

Lostwithiel | Fowey | St Austell | China Clay | Newquay | Perranporth | Truro | St Agnes | Penryn | Falmouth

Irish Dance One Hour Taster Session - Truro
Dates to be arranged when booking - email flanagansschool@hotmail.com
FREE
Lessons are for children aged 5 and up there are also adult classes. 

Small Furry Animal Care Workshop - St Austell
Saturday, 01 December 2018 from 10:00 to 12:00 Pets at Home PL25 5BU
FREE
This workshop will help teach children how rewarding these pets can be and how to care for them. We have fantastic interactive workshops to get kids up close and personal to learn about the small furry friends that we have in-store, and give a really ‘hands-on’ approach to pet care. During the tour your dedicated store colleague will be happy to answer any questions.

Christmas Gingerbread Decorating at Rick Steins - Newquay
Saturday, 1 December 2018 from 11:00-12:00 - Fistral Beach TR7 1HY
£5 per child - includes a plate of cod bites and chips
Christmas gingerbread biscuit decorating with Stuart Pate Suitable for children aged 5 to 14, book please call 01841 532700

QuayCraft Christmas Grotto - Mevagissey
Saturday, 1 December 2018 from 11:00-18:00
FREE
Join us for a fun filled day of free Christmas crafting, quizzing, games and face painting with a special visit from Santa before the Mevagissey Christmas Lights Switch On! Santa will be visiting at 4pm, pop in to meet him, say hello and pick up your free lucky dip present from 4-5pm.

Silent Cinema - Newquay 
Saturday, 1 December 2018 15:30-18:30 Fistral Beach Bar
£5
Ssssilent cinema is back by popular demand!!.. The fantastic sequel to mamma mia plus a kiddie silent disco all for a fiver.. We'll entertain your kids while you prop the bar up!.. all parents are welcome to watch the movie also 

Drama Workshops and Story Time - Fowey
Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December 2018 from 11:15 Fowey Quay
FREE
There will be no formal charge for entry but donations are encouraged and numbers are limited (up to 12 children per Storytime session and up to 20 children per Drama Workshop). Each session will last around 20 - 30 minutes.

Makaton Christmas Carol Learn, Sing and Play - St Agnes [INCLUSIVE]
Sunday, 2 December 2018 from 10:00-11:30
£5 per family
A chance to bring your little ones along, learn some carols with MAKATON signs, play some instruments and ask questions on MAKATON. Spaces are limited, so please email salt@cdssg.org.uk to book your space please.

Childrens Christmas Cinema Session - Lostwithiel 
Sunday, 2 December 2018 from 11:00 - 13:00 Lostwithiel Community Centre
FREE
Children’s free cinema. Running the next two weeks leading up to Christmas, some along and enjoy. All children to be accompanied.

Christmas Elf Trail - Falmouth 
Sunday, 2 December 2018 from 11:00-14:00 Potager Gardens TR11 5RF
£2.50 per child, includes a goody bag
Come along between 11am and 2pm for a garden wide Elf Trail and crafts, and help to raise funds for the pre-school.

Children's Book Launch and Story Telling - Porthtowan
Sunday, 2 December 2018 from 15:00 - 15:20
FREE
I am excited to announce I will be launching and reading my new positive children's book - Hare and the Song Bird - at the upcoming Roots Culture Christmas Market this Sunday 2nd December 2018.

Relaxed Christmas Grotto - Falmouth [INCLUSIVE]
Wednesday 5th December 16:00 to 18:00 Falmouth Library
FREE
Relaxed and quiet christmas session held after library opening hours. Meet Santa and enjoy the library during the hours we are closed.

Falmouth Christmas Bus - Falmouth
Thursday 6th, Sat 8th, Thurs 13th, Sat 15th, Thurs 20th December 2018 The Moor
FREE
The exterior of the bus will be decorated with thousands of LED lights, while the lower deck will be transformed into a winter wonderland scene that will host a Santa’s Grotto alongside a number of free activities such as storytelling sessions, craft workshops and live theatre.

Evening of Entertainment - Truro
Thursday, 6 December 2018 at 19:00 Redannick Theatre TR1 2
FREE
The young people of Truro YoungStagers are working with lots of workshop leaders, learning characterisation, singing, dancing, and makeup skills. Come along to Redannick Theatre with family and friends for an informal entertainment evening and see what they have been learning.

The Science of Christmas - Falmouth
Thursday 6th December 2018 19:00 to 20:30, The Poly, TR10 9AX
FREE 
Experts from the University of Exeter's Penryn Campus will explain in a fun and engaging way more about the science behind our favourite holiday. The event is aimed at primary school aged children from 7-11 years, but everyone is welcome.

Mini-movers "Stick Man" - Falmouth
Friday 7 December 10:45 - 11:30 King Charles Hall 
£5 per child, siblings half price.
For children between the ages of 2.5-5 years old, this session is a chance to connect with your little one by moving through a big space in creative and inspiring ways and to lively music. December is Stickman themed!

Christmas Movies on the Moor - Falmouth
Friday, 7 December 2018 from 15:00-20:00
Adults £5 | Children £3.50 | Under 2’s FREE
Nothing beats getting into the Christmas spirit with a classic festive movie. We continue our tradition of screening events at The Moor in Falmouth this December with not one but TWO festive family favourites... The Grinch and Elf! 

End of Year Disco! - Lostwithiel
Friday, 7 December 2018 at 19:30
FREE
End of year show show. Free to everyone. Fabulous disco . Come and dance the night away. Raffle prizes. Great night. Come and enjoy with us.

Seaweed Press And Forage - Falmouth
Saturday, 8 December 2018 from 10:00-12:00 Castle Beach TR11 4NZ
FREE
Come and learn about the astounding variety of beautiful seaweeds found in Falmouth Bay and how to preserve them for scientific purposes or just for arty fun. Please book via eventbrite. 

Plastic Free Fun Day - Falmouth
Saturday, 8 December 2018 from 12:00 - 15:00 The Moor
FREE
There will be a number of FREE craft activities for children and adults of all ages; print your own wrapping paper, make your own plastic free decorations and even create some festive bird feeders for your feathery garden visitors.  The Plastic Free Falmouth team will also be on hand to talk about recycling at Christmas, plastic free Christmas shopping and how to reduce single use plastic in general. 

Frozen in Falmouth - Falmouth 
Saturday 8th December - 17:00 - 19:00
FREE
Does your little one dream of meeting a real life princess? Well, now’s your chance! On the 8th December, The snow sisters, Elsa and Anna, will be hosting Frozen in Falmouth; an evening full of fun and magic, along with their princess friends! Make this Christmas one to remember and come along to sing some songs, tell some stories and make wishes come true! All are welcome from far and wide and our princesses hope to see you there!

Raze the Roof SEN Sessions - Penryn [INCLUSIVE]
Sunday, 9 December 2018 from 09:00-10:00
FREE
Raze the Roof are delighted to announce we are running a SEN session. This 1 hour session is completely free for those with special educational needs, parents/carers & Siblings. All those who would like to attend this session - We kindly ask that you would bring a DLA letter on arrival.

Dickensian Evening Lantern Making Workshop - Lostwithiel
Sunday, 9 December 2018 from 10:00-13:00 Community Centre
FREE
Come along and help make this year's Dickensian Evening (13th Dec) Lantern Parade the best ever. Bring the family and get stuck into this free session, creating beautiful lanterns - all skill levels welcome, materials provided.

Noah Community Project Christmas Party - Newquay
Sunday, 9 December 2018 from 13:00-15:00
Child £5 | Adults/ aged under 12 months FREE 
Come along and enjoy a fantastic Family Christmas themed Party. Disco & Party Games Face painting & Glitter Tattoos  Raffle, lots of great prizes. Meet Santa and receive a present. Tickets via Oltco office, Tower Rd.

Falmouth Live Nativity - Falmouth
Sunday, 9 December 2018 from 13:15-16:00
FREE
Be part of the Nativity story. Follow Mary on her donkey, led by Joseph as they search for somewhere to stay, listen to a choir of angels and Gabriel telling the shepherds to follow the bright star. Join the wise men to find the stable on the Moor in a marquee, where Mary is cradling the baby Jesus surrounded by pens of animals. After the event, you can visit the Methodist Church opposite the marquee for free refreshments, children’s craft and face painting. Further details to be announced soon!

Christmas Launchpad Family Fun Celebration - Truro
Sunday, 9 December 2018 from 16:00-18:00 Truro Baptist Church TR13 3BD
FREE
A family fun event! Games, Challenges, Arts, Crafts, Bible stories, Reflections, Music, Drama, FREE picnic tea, Puppets, Friendship, Prayer and much, much, more.......

Christmas Latin-Jazz Concert For Babies And Young Children - Truro
Monday, 10 December 2018 from 11:00-12:00
£5 per adult, children FREE
A festive and engaging concert with Latin-Jazz band, Sambista, for young children and their families/carers in Cornwall. Cash payment on the door.

Wheal Martyn Lantern Trail - St Austell
Friday 14th December 16:00 to 18:00 Wheal Martyn PL26 8XG
£5 per person - booking essential on 01726 850362
Let the twinkling fairy lights lead you around the trail before heading back to the cafe to warm up with some carol singing and refreshments. There will also be a camp fire for you to roast your marsh mellows 

Christmas Woodburner Session: Ben Morgan-Brown - Newquay
Friday 14th December 2018 20:00 to 23:00  Lusty Glaze Beach
FREE
Join us for another Christmas Woodburner Session featuring the fantastic Ben Morgan-Brown Music. Live music with a festive flavour in front of our roaring woodburners.

Christmas Make and Jumper Day! - St Austell
Friday 14 December 14:30 -17:30 Treverbyn Community Hall PL26 8TL
Get crafty with our crafters, festive with our face painters and fill your tummys with tasty treats.
All ages welcome, activites £1 per child.

Family Yoga Morning - Newquay
Saturday, 15 December 2018 at 10:00 Yoga Garden Wesley Yard
£5 per person
Join the Little Yoga Warrior and friends for some family fun in the Christmas spirit as we practice a few poses, games and challenges together. Contact via facebook to book.

Grace Church Carol Service - Truro
Sunday 16th December 10.30am - 11.45am - Truro College TR1 3XX
You are warmly invited to join our annual Christmas celebration.
Set amongst hundreds of fairy lights, the service will include well-known, traditional Christmas carols, Bible readings from the Christmas story and a short reflection from the Bible. And for the Children there will be Christingles.
To top it all off, there will be an abundance of high-quality seasonal refreshments to enjoy at the end of the meeting!

Free Trial: DANCE Classes for Kids and Adults - Newquay
Monday, 17 December 2018 from 09:30-19:30 Tube Station PL27 6T
FREE
Just turn up or drop your child off (please note no parents will be allowed to watch) Perfect if you've curious about the classes and want an excuse to give them a go. See link for more information/session times, choose from body ballet, street dance, musical theatre and ballet.

Free Family Winter Wonderland at Sailors 2018 - Newquay
Thursday, 20 December 2018 from 18:00-10:00 Sailors Nightclub TR7 1
FREE
Children can get a present from Santa, get their face painted and play on the bouncy castle, all for free while listening to the Newquay Carol Singers. You can enjoy mulled wine and our delicious hog roast... again all completely free! We can even guarantee snow!

Christmas Drop In Workshop - Newquay
Friday, 21 December 2018 from 11:00-16:00 Best Western Hotel
FREE
Come and get creative at this special Christmas themed workshop... drop in at any time between 11am and 4pm at Hotel Bristol to make something Christmassy... we might even have a mince pie for you!

St Dennis WMC Kids Xmas Party - St Dennis 
Friday 23rd December - 13:00 - 16:00, Working Mens Club, PL26 8AD
FREE
Free event. Lots of fun & games, disco & of course Santa will be touching down to see all the children.

Roche Children's Xmas Eve Disco - Roche  
Saturday 24th December - 12:00 - 14:00, Sports Club, PL26 8HD
FREE
Kids Xmas disco from 2pm until 4pm then Santa will be there to give out selection packs to all the children. Face painting and glitter tattoos will be available plus a kids tombola. Pasties will be available to buy, the price will be £1.50. Names of children to be given in by 16th December.

The Lost Gardens Open for Charity – St Austell
Wednesday 26th December from 10:00 – 16:00 Pentewan PL26 6EN
FREE [Suggested donation £2]
Whilst no garden admission charges are made on these special days, visitors are encouraged to make a minimum £2 per person donation to our nominated charities. Take a pleasant gentle stroll through the working Victorian Productive Gardens and enticing Pleasure Grounds or stretch your legs down the enchanting Woodland Walk leading on to Heligan’s sub-tropical Jungle.

Un-Boxing Day! by Warhammer - Truro
Wednesday, 26 December 2018 from 11:30-16:30 Warhammer TR1 2AA
FREE
Bring in all your fancy new Christmas Citadel Miniatures to build, paint and play with them in-store! Plus, the store will be stocked and ready for all your gift vouchers and Christmas pennies to go towards your next project!

New Years Eve Party - St Erme
Monday, 31 December 2018 from 19:00-02:00 Community Centre TR4 9BD
FREE
Bring in 2019 with us. Disco and free buffet. Free Entry and children welcome.

The Lost Gardens Open for Charity – St Austell
Tuesday 1st January 2019 from 10:00 – 16:00 Pentewan PL26 6EN
FREE [Suggested donation £2]
Whilst no garden admission charges are made on these special days, visitors are encouraged to make a minimum £2 per person donation to our nominated charities. Take a pleasant gentle stroll through the working Victorian Productive Gardens and enticing Pleasure Grounds or stretch your legs down the enchanting Woodland Walk leading on to Heligan’s sub-tropical Jungle.

West Cornwall

Camborne | Redruth | Helston | Hayle | St Ives | Penzance

Science Extravaganza - Hayle
Saturday 1 & Sunday 2nd December 09:00 to 16:00 The Rockpool
£5 per child - booking essential
We will have a host of marine science fun filled activities, including fossils, marine animals, dissections, using microscopes, mapping plastics, marine christmas art and sculptures.

Tate St Ives Winter Festival - St Ives
Saturday, 1 December 2018 from 10:00-19:00 Tate St Ives TR26 1TG
Special £1 entry for the day.
Celebrate the start of the festive season with special talks and family-friendly activities. At the heart of the festival are many local choirs and performers including St Ives Combined Chapels Choir, Cornwall Youth Chamber Choir and Cornwall Music Service Trust Combined Primary School Choir.

Newlyn Advent Spiral – Penzance
Saturday 1 Dec from 10:00-17:00 The Centre Newlyn TR18 5AD
FREE - plus free gift for child
All welcome to come and walk the fragrant spiral to its mossy centre and leave your light on your return. Use it as a meditation or to remember a loved one, or simply as an oasis of peace and beauty at the beginning of the Christmas season.

Annual Free Family Fun Day - Camborne [INCLUSIVE]
Saturday 1st December 11:00 to 15:00 Tolvaddon Community Fire Station TR14 0EQ
FREE
This year's Family Fun Day, hosted by disAbility Cornwall & Isles of Scilly, Parent Carers Cornwall and the Cornwall Fire & Rescue Service, is intended to be a fully inclusive event for everyone.Not only will we have a bouncy castle, robots from EPIC, and Christmas decoration making with SENDiASS team, there will also be a face painter, information stands, and an opportunity to meet the Service Dogs, Archie and Woody. There will also be special visits from Santa!

Mr B's Christmas Taster Evening - Hayle
Saturday, 1 December 2018 from 16:30-20:30, 7 Market Square 
Tickets £3 in advance or £4 - redeemable against purchases 
Delicious christmas icecream, icecream cakes and homemade truffles. Examples include; Ferrero Rocher & Vanilla, Wild Cherry Ripple and Chocolate, Salted Caramel & White Chocolate and Christmas Pudding. All to be enjoyed over a glass of mulled wine in our Copperhouse shop. 

Lantern Making Workshops - Penzance
Tues 4th, Weds, 5th, Thurs 6th December 16:00 to 18:00, St Pirans Hall TR20 
FREE
Free lantern making workshops for this year's Christmas Lights Switch on. Come and Join Us, We would Love to See You

Family Christmas Party - Penzance
Friday, 7 December 2018 from 18:00-21:00 Magpies Football TR18 4NE
£2.50 per child, Adults go free. Booking essential.
Christmas Disco and bouncy castle! A special Visit from Elsa and Olaf from Frozen. Tickets On Sale Now from 1 Camelot Court In Penzance. Please Book your tickets early to avoid disappointment! look forward to seeing you there!

FREE Christmas Grotto - Redruth
8th, 15th and 22nd December 10:00 to 14:00
FREE!
Meet Father Christmas in his cosy reading corner at the library between 10am and 2pm. This year he will be visiting Redruth again with his elves to meet you all at this new location.

Toys Toys Toys! Exhibition Museum of Cornish Life - Helston
Saturday 15th December to 20th January 10:00 to 16:00
FREE
Come and take a look at nostalgic toys at the museum of cornish life! There will be toys you may not have seen! Tell us what you'd like to see! small toddler play area and toys colouring area ties in on a Saturday with krafty kids …01326 564027

Sundays with Santa - Redruth
Sunday 16th/23rd December 11:30 - 16:30 Lasting Touch Therapies TR15 3SF
£3 per child – includes a present, sweetie bag and hot chocolate!
Santa is visiting his Lasting Touch grotto EVERY SUNDAY throughout December! (2nd/9th/16th/23rd) Tickets are on sale NOW and are available from reception at Lasting Touch Therapies - Unit 1 Agar Way, Pool TR15 3SF

Winter waders and waterfowl, RSPB - Hayle
Wednesday 5 December 10:00 to 13:00
£5 per adult, children free Booking essential via Eventbrite. Click here to book.
Join the RSPB warden and explore the shoreline and mudflats around this wonderful estuary looking for wild birds.  Please wear clothing suitable for the weather conditions. Please bring binoculars with you if you have them.  

Dangerous Dads Free Taster Session - Saint Ives
Saturday 8th December 10:00 am to 12:00 Carbis Bay TR26 3HS
FREE
At Heart of the woods we want to provide sessions that allow dads, grandads and all male carers a chance to share time in nature with their children in fun, inclusive and challenging sessions full of  activities. We ask that you come dressed appropriately and prepared for all sorts of weathers. Sensible footwear is essential as there will be walking over uneven terrain.

Santas Grotto at the Soft Play Area - Penzance
Saturday 8th, 15th & 22nd December 13:00 to 15:00
£3 per child, 0-6 months Free (Booking essential via FB message)
Meet Father Christmas & receive a gift - (Must be PRE BOOKED & paid for before event) Christmas Market (10-12 dads session & 1-3) Photo meet & greet - Santa’s Snowman Free mince pie per adult.

Kids Create Christmas (Craft Workshop) - Helston
Sunday, 9 December 2018 from 11:00-14:00 The Unbox Pop Up, The Square
FREE
Get the kiddos onto some handy-crafts at Retro Rehab's pop up elf workshop in The Square. All the materials and help is supplied to make your own mystical eye decorations out of twigs and wool, or fashion up your own bespoke colourful christmas baubles and tree decorations. Bring a picnic blanket and craft with us under the trees at The Unbox, a pop up place opposite The Coffee Club Palmerston North. Feel free to come or go as you like, but we guarantee you'll be crafting the day away!

Xmas Tree Decorating - Penzance
Sunday, 9 December 2018 from 15:30-16:30 The Coldstreamer Inn Gulval
FREE
Let's get into the Christmas spirit and come and join us in making your very own Christmas tree decoration to put on our village tree outside the pub, all ages welcome (incl. Adults).

Finger Bauble Painting - Helston
Weds 12th, Fri 14th, Sat 15th, Weds 19th 10:00 to 12:00 Wendron Plant Nursery TR13 0LR
£5 per child
Come and join us for soft play and bauble finger painting keepsakes.

Santa’s Grotto in St Just! - St Just
Friday 14th December 2018 16:00 - 19:30 Penwith House TR19 7HD
Child £3 includes gift 
Come and see Santa and his famous elves.  Open from 4pm to 7.30pm. All proceeds in aid of St Just Memory Cafe and St Just Parish Churches ‘Raise the Roof!’ Appeal

Who let the Dads out? - Santa Meet! - Penzance
Saturday, 15 December 2018 from 10:00-12:00 St John's Church
£3 per child
A fun session for dads and their kids! Activity morning costing £3.00 per child.
With a visit from you know who!

STEAM Explorers - Penzance
Saturday 15th December 10:30 to 12:00, Telegraph Museum Porthcurno, TR19 6JX
FREE
STEAM Explorers provides an exciting opportunity for children to explore scientific ideas and learn about teamwork, transferable skills and independent research. We provide opportunities to explore a wide range of topics in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths, developing enquiry, problem-solving and communication skills.

Christmas Fun at PK - Penzance
Saturday 15th December 12:00 to 16:00, Telegraph Museum Porthcurno, TR19 6JX
FREE
We are getting creative this Christmas with a day of FREE family activities from science to crafts. You can also book a session with our ‘historic’ Christmas portrait photographer, who will capture your likeness in old fashioned tintype print!

Christmas Card Krafty Kids - Helston
Saturday, 15 December 2018 from 10:30-12:30 Museum of Cornish Life TR13 8TH
FREE
Ever popular Krafty Kids back again we'll be making Christmas cards!
Free, donations welcomed

Tots Christmas Party - Penzance
Saturday, 15 December 2018 from 14:00-16:00 Penzance Cricket TR18 3DX
Ticket £1.50, Accompanying adult goes free. 
Christmas Party for TOTS! (5years and younger) A mini disco and bouncy castle! A Visit from Santa Claus! (Gift from Santa included with ticket fee) Special visit from Olaf! Great opportunities for mummies and daddies to meet and make new friends with other parentss. Tickets from 1 Camelot Court, Penzance TR18 2QN

Mrs Christmas Storytelling at the Old Foundry Chapel - Hayle
Saturday 15th December - Old Foundry Chapel TR27 4AB
Mrs Christmas will be returning to the Old Foundry Chapel for a couple of Saturdays in December for her wonderful storytelling.
It is £5 per child and £2 for accompanying adults.

Bookstart Reindeer Rhymetime - Redruth
Tuesday 18th December from 14:00 Redruth Library & Information Service
FREE
Children aged 0 - 5 years of age and their parents / carers are invited to join us for singing and reading. These sessions will be ticketed and are available at Redruth LIS. Please ask staff at the reception for more details.

Falmouth Circus Club - Falmouth
Tues 18th December 17:00 to 18:00 Falmouth Sports Club TR11 4QJ
£3 per child, Free for parents
The class includes... Juggling, Diablo, Aerial, Stilt walking – With professional Circus Tutors form our Circs School (Circo Kernow) dedicated to your Childs positive development with fitness and fun through circus training/skills! 

Christmas Cinema at Heartlands - Redruth 
19th, 22nd, 23rd, 27th December vaious screenings and times - Heartlands TR15 3QT
Our indoor screenings are going to be warm and cosy giving you the chance to get in the christmas mood with some fabulous films and refreshments plus (bar open for the evening)
£5 per ticket (family tickets available)

Coverack Pisky Trail 20 Dec - 5 Jan - Coverack
From Thursday 20th December to Saturday 5th January TR12 6TF 
£2.50 per Pisky Trail
Coverack Village Pisky Trails are available from The Old Mill Shop and Coverack Village Stores during usual opening hours (Also available from Pisky H.Q TR12 6SD). £2.50 per Pisky Trail.  Follow the route and write down the names of the tiny hiding piskies, the first letter of their names will spell out a Mystery Pisky phrase. A Cornish Pisky Pal sticker for each returned trail. A Pisky Trail is a great way to explore Coverack and the route and phrase change each school holiday!

Christmas Party - Helston
Friday 21st and Satruday 22nd December 10:00 to 13:00 Wendron Plant Nursery TR13 0LR
£5 per child
Come and join us for soft play and bauble finger painting keepsakes.

Bookstart Reindeer Rhymetime - Redruth
Friday 21st December from 11:00 Redruth Library & Information Service
FREE
Children aged 0 - 5 years of age and their parents / carers are invited to join us for singing and reading. These sessions will be ticketed and are available at Redruth LIS. Please ask staff at the reception for more details.

Cut and Fold | Free Festive Workshop for families - Helston
Saturday, 22 December 2018 from 10:00-16:00 CAST TR13 8TP
FREE
Whip up festoons of festive folding and constellations of cut paper! Occupy little heads and hands in paper folding and cutting. Artist Lucy Grant will lead a free drop-in workshop for children and families on the Saturday before the Christmas holiday. 

Childrens Christmas Party - Redruth
Sunday, 23 December 2018 from 16:30-19:00 Lasting Touch Therapies TR15 3SF
£5 per Child, Adults free.
Childs ticket includes food box, drink, crafts, Santa visit (with present) and mini disco. Free adults entry with hot drinks and mince pies available. Tickets available from the reception desk at venue from Thursday 1st November.

Falmouth Harmony Choir - Falmouth 
Saturday 24th December - time tbc
FREE
This Christmas will be the Falmouth Harmony Choir’s 119th performance, even two world wars couldn’t stop the choir’s Christmas performances!

St Ives Boxing Day Dip - St Ives 
Wednesday, 26 December 2018 at 12:00 Portminster Beach TR26 2EB
£1 donation to MIND charity (suggested)
Can you wear a wetsuit? Absolutely! It's all about fun and I want this event to be open to everyone. Be half naked or pop on your best winter wetsuit. The choice is yours.

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