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Free and Under £5 Activities November 2018

East

Creature Care Workshop - Bodmin
Thursday 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Sunday 4th November 11:00 to 11:30 Pets at Home PL31 2GA
FREE
It's starting to get chilly outside so pets and wildlife need some extra help, so we're here to tell you how to lend a hand! Kids will receive a jam-packed activity booklet, cool stickers and a Fishy Friends double-sided poster… all for FREE!

Access Theatre Sessions - Launceston [INCLUSIVE]
Monday 5th/12th/19th and 26th November 12:30 Launceston Town Hall
Free Taster Session! - Then a membership fee, plus £5 per session
Inclusive theatre and dance company welcoming anyone who feels they need a little extra help. Meet every Monday afternoon in the Town Hall - some members bring a packed lunch to enjoy some social time before session starts. Sarah 07807 984753

Caradon Monthly Walk - Liskeard 
Wednesday 7th November 10:30 
FREE
A walking group for anyone who likes getting out and about in the Cornish landscape (although we sometimes stray into Devon). Walks are free, led by volunteer walk leaders, between 4 and 6 miles and in a different location every month. Walkers do not have to join the group – you can just turn up on the day but check the walk description first and make sure it meets your ability.

Craft Afternoon - Launceston 
Wednesday 7th November 13:30 to 15:00 Langore Village Hall, PL15 8LD
£1 Entry includes tea/coffee 
Open to everyone.Bring your own craft and share the companionship of like minded people. Knitting, sewing, crochet, card making, anything you like.

Christmas Lantern Workshops - Liskeard
Friday 9th, 16th, 23rd and Saturday 24th November 2018 09:00 to 12:00 Liskerett Community Centre, PL14 4AP
FREE
Make a lantern on our theme ’Close Encounters of the Illuminated Kind’ to take part in Liskeard Lights Up Parade on 1st December. All welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free, including all materials. Wear old clothes and bring an apron. Lantern making can be messy! Also Saturday 24th November in Liskeard Library 10.30am until 12.30

WW1 100 Exhibition - Launceston 
Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th November 10/11.15 - 16:00 
FREE
An Exhibition on the First World War. (a soup lunch will also be available on Sunday 11th 12-2pm) This is a free exhibition that tells the stories of the fallen from Launceston and surronding parishes and the story of the home front. 

Lantern Making Workshop - Looe  
Saturday 10th November 9.30am - 3.30pm (last entry 1.30pm)
FREE
All welcome - children must be accompanied by an adult. Please note the lanterns must be of a Christmas theme. Lantern procession to be held on Friday 7th December.

Churchtown Farm Nature Reserve Clean Up - Saltash
Saturday 10th November 2018, 13:00 - 15:00
FREE
Help give the reserve the clean up. Refreshments. #litterlesscornwall

Twilight Walk - Saltash
Saturday 10th November 2018 5pm - 7pm
FREE
Join our Wildlife Watch Volunteers to exploring this small woodland reserve and learn all about nocturnal creatures that may appear at twighlight. Will the bats come out to play? 

Christmas Gingerbread Decorating - Saltash
Tuesday 13 November 2018 16:00-18:30 Truly Scrumptious Sweets PL12 6JX
£3 Per Person / Text 07580 083 083 to book
Join us for Christmas Gingerbread Decorating where we will be decorating various traditional gingerbread biscuits you can hang on your tree at home. Spaces available at 4pm, 5pm and 6pm. Includes all equipment necessary. Workshops last around 30 mins. 

Liskeard’s Lost Generation at Stuart House - Liskeard
Wednesday 14th to 21st November 9:30 am - 12:30 pm Barras Street PL14 6AB
FREE
1918 remembered: Liskeard people and the last year of the First World War on 7th- 14th November between 9.30 am- 3.30 pm to 12.30 pm on Saturday. FREE entry   

Cornwall Seals With Sue Sayer - Looe
Tuesday 20th November 18:00 - 19:00 Looe Lifeboat Station
FREE
Come and learn about seals with seal expert Sue Sayer from the Cornwall Seal group and research trust.

Free Ocean Movie Night - Bude
Wednesday 21 November 18:30 - 21:00 Rosies Kitchen, EX23 8NE
FREE
To book onto this event please email jennifer.sandiford@cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk
Sit back and relax! Join us for an evening of inspiration as we watch the eagerly awaited COALESCE, a locally made film by Vinny Stelzer, highlighting the dangers of marine plastics and the amazing people who are leading the change. Not to be missed! Snacks and drinks will be provided

Christmas Fudge Workshop - Saltash
Thursday, 22 November 2018 from 16:00-17:45 Truly Scrumptious Sweets PL12 6JX
£3 per child
Our Christmas Fudge Workshops involve making special festive fudge from scratch then decorating it ready to take home to set! Spaces are very limited. Sessions at 4pm and 5pm. Text 07580 083 083 to book

Children's Christmas Craft Workshop - Polperro
Saturday, 24 November 2018 from 12:00-16:00 Polperro Arts Foundation PL13 2QZ
FREE
A fun afternoon with free tuition and materials, where we will be making origami decorations and assembling and decorating little log Reindeers!
Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Christmas Chocolate Bar Workshop - Saltash
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 from 16:00-17:45 Truly Scrumptious Sweets PL12 6JX
£3 per child. Text 07580 083083 to book. Spaces are very limited.
Join us to make Christmas Chocolate Bars decorated with candies and festive toppers. Customers will need to return the following Thursday / Friday to collect the bars after they have set. Make 2 x 100g bars each and decorate them with sweets and festive toppers.

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Creature Care Workshop - Truro

Thursday 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Sunday 4th November 11:00 to 11:30 Pets at Home TR1 3LN~
FREE
It's starting to get chilly outside so pets and wildlife need some extra help, so we're here to tell you how to lend a hand! Kids will receive a jam-packed activity booklet, cool stickers and a Fishy Friends double-sided poster… all for FREE!

Creature Care Workshop - Falmouth
Thursday 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Sunday 4th November 11:00 to 11:30 Pets at Home TR10 8AB
FREE
It's starting to get chilly outside so pets and wildlife need some extra help, so we're here to tell you how to lend a hand! Kids will receive a jam-packed activity booklet, cool stickers and a Fishy Friends double-sided poster… all for FREE!

Creature Care Workshop - St Austell
Thursday 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Sunday 4th November 11:00 to 11:30 Pets at Home PL25 5BU
FREE
It's starting to get chilly outside so pets and wildlife need some extra help, so we're here to tell you how to lend a hand! Kids will receive a jam-packed activity booklet, cool stickers and a Fishy Friends double-sided poster… all for FREE!

Free Children's Halloween Disco at Sailors - Newquay
Friday 2nd November from 17:00 - 19:00 Sailors TR7 1
FREE
We'd love you to bring your children along to our free Family Halloween Party Children's Halloween film showing 3pm-5pm, Meet the Wicked Witch of the West, Children's fancy dress competition, Free face painting, Enjoy a selection of free food and drinks. Bring your carved pumpkin along, best one wins a £25 food and drink voucher!

Falmouth Circus Club - Falmouth
Tuesday 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th November 17:00 to 18:00 Falmouth Sports ClubTR11 4QJ
£3 per child / free for parents to join in
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! 

Quidditch Give It A Go Session - Penryn
Thursday 8th November 18:00 to 20:00 Penryn Campus
FREE
Join us on the MUGA (behind the bus stops on Penryn campus) to try out this wonderful, inclusive sport. All are welcome- just remember to bring water and make sure you're wearing sports kit and trainers!

Get Creative! Vlogging, Blogging & Camera Skills - Truro
Saturday 3rd November 2018 12 – 4pm (booking essential)
FREE
In this session we will cover basic media skills e.g. Vloging, making a video for social media and how to conduct and interview. We will also be looking the best way to capture oral history and use archive material. 

Free Ocean Movie Night! - St Austell
Wednesday 7th November 18:30 to 21:00 Cornwall College, PL25 4DJ
FREE
To book onto this event please email jennifer.sandiford@cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk
Sit back and relax! Join us for an evening of inspiration as we watch the eagerly awaited COALESCE, a locally made film by Vinny Stelzer, highlighting the dangers of marine plastics and the amazing people who are leading the change. Not to be missed! Snacks and drinks will be provided

Scratch & Sniff Cinema: Wallace and Gromit Curse of the Were-Rabbit - Falmouth
Saturday, 10 November 2018 from 11:00-13:00 King Charles Hall TR11 3HX
£3 per person
Not only will every child be offered a special “scratch and sniff” card to use during the film, they will also be able to attend a workshop before the film starts. Suitable for aged 5-9 and 10 -14 years old. 

Watergate Bay November Beach Clean - Newquay
10 November from 11:00-12:00
FREE
Watergate Bay clean up with Newquay Beach Care. #LitterlessCornwall

Wonders of the Night Sky - Falmouth
Saturday 10th November 2018 6pm - 8pm
FREE
Join our Wildlife Watch Volunteers and Generation Wild for an event of astronomical proportions – learn all about the night sky with a tour of our galaxy.

Big Seaweed Search - Falmouth
Sunday 11th November 11:30 to 13:30 Gyllngvase Reef
FREE
To book onto this event please email info@falmouthmarineconservation.co.uk
Help us monitor the effects of environmental change on Britain’s sea life by exploring the seashore and recording the living seaweeds we find there.

Get Creative! Record Audio @ Home - Truro
Monday 12 November 09:30 – 13:30, Devoran Village Hall TR3 6PW 
FREE
In this session we will look at some of the best and inexpensive ways to record your own audio at home! Be it for a podcast, singing or playing guitar.

Free Breakfast for Dads - Probus
Saturday 17th November from 09:30 to 11:30 Probus Parish Church TR2 4JW
FREE
A free event for Dads and their children. Bacon Sandwiches and drinks, activities for children and a talk and chat for the dads!

The Wave Project FREE Lantern Workshop - Newquay
Saturday 17 November 2018 10:00 – 15:00 6 Fore Street, TR7 1LN
FREE
We will be hosting a free workshop on November 17th for those of you wanting to take part and create your own lantern. The wonderful artist Christopher Nixon will be guiding the workshop and lending a helping hand. So book your place and get involved. It’ll be a great way to get in the Christmas spirit!

Free Entry to Eden Project for St Austell & Bodmin Postcodes – St Austell
Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th November 
FREE Entry for postcodes PL24, PL25, PL26, PL30 and PL31
Please bring proof of residence and identification (eg photo driving license or passport, plus a utility bill)

£2 Entry Weekend at Cornish Birds of Prey Centre - St Columb Major
Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th November 10:00 to 16:00
£2 Entry per person 
Enjoy getting up close and personal with our stunning collection of falcons, eagles, hawks, owls, parrots and much more. Meet and talk to our skilled handlers, whilst enjoying one of our breath taking flying displays.

Cornwall Spaghetti Tower Championships 2018 – Truro
Sat 17 November 2018 15:00 – 22:30 Sonder, Prince's Street TR1 2ES
FREE
Sonder is proud to announce the 2018 Cornwall Jelly Baby & Spaghetti Tower Championships. Pitting the wits and engineering prowess of your team against jelly babies, dried spaghetti and wonky floors the battle is to create the highest tower to hold a raw egg without disaster. Sonder

Tree Tastic Tree Planting - Porthtowan
Sunday 18th November 2018 11am - 1pm
FREE
Join Wildlife watch at this wonderful eco park to join in with a tree planting and related arts and crafts.

Eco Crafts for Christmas - Porthtowan
Sunday 25th November 2018 from 11am - 1pm
FREE
Join Wildlife Watch volunteers in collaboration with www.beachguardian.com at this wonderful Eco Park for some festive fun. Get creative making Christmas gifts and decorations from recycled plastics and materials to take home. The café will be open serving a delicious lunch, coffees and cakes

St Austell Torchlight Carnival 2018 - St Austell 
Saturday 17th November 2018
FREE
St. Austell Torchlight Carnival hits the streets once again with costumes, music, dance and lights. 2017's Torchlight Carnival was the biggest and best yet, 2018 will try to top that! Come along and join in the fun.

Geology Field Trip – Portscatho and Roseland Peninsula
Saturday 24th November 11:00 The Slipway, Portscatho, TR2 5HQ
£3 per person / free for members
Caradon Amateur Geology Group field trips take place regularly throughout the year. Events are open to everyone, non-members £3. Meet at Tatams Cafe, Portscatho slipway at 11am, bring food and drink and dress for the weather conditions.For more info email tinainlooe@gmail.com

Santa's Pirate Grotto - St Austell
Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November from 11:30 Charlestown Harbour
£3 per child, book in advance via Penrice School
This will be a very special Santa's Grotto indeed, with Father Christmas telling the children his story of capture by pirates and how he brought them round to be good girls and boys, before giving each child a magical charm to be used to send him their Christmas wishes when he gets back to his Arctic workshop.

Childrens' Christmas Disco - Fowey
Friday, 30 November 2018 from 19:00-20:30 Fowey Town Hall
£2.50 per child
Entry is via cash payment only on the door on the night and entry includes eco-friendly festival glitter from Wild Glitter and neon face paint. There will be a cash tuck shop for snacks and soft drinks.

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. 

 

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Creature Care Workshop - Camborne
Thursday 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Sunday 4th November 11:00 to 11:30 Pets at Home TR15 3PS
FREE
It's starting to get chilly outside so pets and wildlife need some extra help, so we're here to tell you how to lend a hand! Kids will receive a jam-packed activity booklet, cool stickers and a Fishy Friends double-sided poster… all for FREE!

Aquatic Pets Workshop - Penzance
Friday 2nd and Sunday 4th November 11:00 to 11:30 Pets at Home TR18 3AP
FREE
Book place online using link
Come along and join the fun for this workshop as we're focusing on our finned pets! That's everything aquatic!

Junior Woodland Ranger Day - Helston
Saturday 3rd November 10:00 to 14:00 Penrose National Trust TR13 0RD
£3 per person, free for under 5s. Booking essential email amy.brocklehurst@nationaltrust.org.uk /01326 554082
Come and join us for a day in the Penrose woodland where we'll be cutting and burning invasive laurel to make way for bluebells. We'll be baking potatoes in the fire (potatoes, butter & cheese provided) and hopefully toasting some marshmallows once we've worked up an appetite.

Small Furry Pets Workshop - Penzance 
Saturday 3rd November 11:00 to 11:30 Pets at Home TR18 3AP
FREE
Book place online using link
Come along and join the fun for this workshop as we’re focusing on anything that is small and furry!  

Redruth Circus Club - Redruth
Monday 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th November 17:00 to 18:00 Redruth Youth Centre
£3 per child / free for parents to join in
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! 

Birdwatching for Beginners, RSPB Nature Reserve - Hayle
Wednesday 7th and 14th November 10:00 to 13:00 Hayle Estuary
£5 per adult, children free - booking essential Click this text to book
Join the RSPB warden and explore the shoreline and mudflats around this wonderful estuary looking for wild birds.

Humphry Davey Lantern Workshops - Penzance
Saturday 10th, 17th, 24th Nov, 13.30 – 16.30, The Engine Room, The Exchange
FREE
Booking Essential via link. All welcome, under 12s to be accompanied by an adult. Free Entry, all materials provided. Come and make your willow lantern for this year’s Humphry Davy Parade on Sat 15th Dec when we fill Penzance with light to celebrate Sir Humphry Davy, the world-famous scientist and inventor of the miners' safety ‘Davy’ lamp.

Sensational Creations Open Day – Hayle [INCLUSIVE]
Saturday 10 November 2018 12:30 – 16:00 8 West Stables, TR27 4DW
FREE
If you are a parent or carer of a child with Special Educational Needs, bring them along to see our studio and get a taste for what we do.Our focus is on Building Life Skills Through Art with children with Autism, Dyspraxia, Sensory Processing difficulties and other challenges.Santa will be arriving at 12.15pm and cutting the ribbon at 12.30pm. He will then be available to meet the children in the studio grotto and give them a free gift - donations are welcome in aid of the National Autistic Society Cornwall Branch. If your child would prefer not to speak to Santa directly, that is no problem, they will still receive a free gift.

Winter Tideline Arts & Crafts - Mullion
Sunday 11th November 2018 2pm - 4pm
FREE
Join Wildlife Watch volunteers in collaboration with Polurrian Hotel, Friends of Pollurian Beach and West Cornwall Friends of the Earth for a fun winter tideline ramble followed by marine themed arts and crafts back in the warmth of the hotel

Free Ocean Film Night! - Penzance
Wednesday 14th November 18:30 to 21:00 Penzance Watersports Centre
FREE
For more information please email jennifer.sandiford@cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk
Sit back and relax! Join us for an evening of inspiration as we watch the eagerly awaited COALESCE, a locally made film by Vinny Stelzer, highlighting the dangers of marine plastics and the amazing people who are leading the change. Not to be missed! Snacks and drinks will be provided!

STEAM Explorers! - Penzance
Saturday 17th November 10:30 to 12:30 Telegraph Museum Porthcurno
FREE
Free monthly club for 7 to 12-year olds, with hands-on science and technology.We provide opportunities to explore a wide range of topics in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths, developing enquiry, problem-solving and communication skills.

Mission to Mars Bytesize Coding Workshop - Pool
Monday 26th & Tuesday 27th November 09:00 to 16:00 Cornwall College TR15 3RD
FREE
Find out if you have what it takes at our 2-day FREE Mission to Mars Bytesize coding event 26th & 27th Nov. No prior experience necessary. Start your career as a Software Developer by training with our Digital Academy.

Free Lantern Workshop - Penzance
Tuesday 27th, 29th November plus 4th, 5th and 6th December 16:00 to 18:00 St Pirans Hall
FREE
Free lantern making workshops for this year's Christmas Lights Switch on. Come and Join Us, We would Love to See You

Starling watch at RSPB Nature Reserve - Marazion 
Wednesday 28 November from 15:00 til dusk. Marazion Marsh
£5 per adult, children free. Booking essential click here.
Come and join the RSPB warden to watch this wonderful spectacle as starlings head home to roost on our Marazion Marsh nature reserve. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear and bring binoculars if you have them.

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