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Free & Under £5 December Activities - Cornwall

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

Daily activities:
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…

Reduced Entry Price to ROAR Jungle Play - Redruth
Daily until 19 December, 10:00 - 14:30 
Special Price £2
Soft play, ball pools, slides galore. No booking and adults are free. Offer available until 19 Dec.

Tick Tock Time for Preschoolers - Penzance
Tuesday, 3 December 2019 from 13:00-14:30 Penlee
FREE
Join us to explore the Gallery, hear stories, songs, and rhymes, get creative, make and do.

Meet The Reindeer at Your Penzance Store - Penzance
Tuesday, 3 December 2019 from 18:00-20:00 Mole Valley Farmers
FREE
Your local Penzance store will play host to Santa's reindeer on Tuesday 3rd December between 6pm & 8pm - Bring the family along to meet Dancer and Prancer along with all their Christmas magic.

Stay & Play Session Under 5's - Hayle
Thursday, 5 December 2019 from 10:00-12:00 Hayle RFC
£3.50 per child / £2.50 per additional sibling
We have a bouncy castle, soft play, ball pool, cosy cars and walkers for your little ones to play with.

Christmas Finger Bauble Painting - Helston
Thursday, 5 December 2019 from 10:00-12:00 Wendron Plant Nursery
£5 per child
Come and get in the Christmas spirit, make some lovely keeepsake hand/finger painted baubles for you and the family to treasure. £5 per child including 1 bauble per child. Extra baubles available on the day at an additional charge of £1/bauble

Jiggle Jam Pre-School Music Classes - Penzance
Thursday, 5 December 2019 from 10:30-11:15 Salvation army
£3.50 per child plus 50p per extra sibling.
Informal and friendly musical fun for little ones on a Thursday morning, 10.30am at Penzance Salvation Army Hall, Queen Street. No commitment necessary and no need to pre-book, just come along when you choose.

Winter Story Time for Under 5's - Helston
Thursday, 5 December 2019 from 11:00-11:45 Museum of Cornish Life
FREE, includes crafts
Join us at 11am for a story and free mini craft session. These are running every Thursday from 28th November to 19th December to tie in with our Ficticious Cornwall exhibition. 

Christmas Lights Switch On At Tolvaddon - Camborne
Thursday, 5 December 2019 at 18:00 Fire Station
FREE
Carol's around the tree

It's Story Time With Terry - Helston
Friday, 6 December 2019 from 10:00-11:00 Wendron Plant Nursery
£3.50 including stay and play
The structure in general is bouncy fun until 10:20ish to allow people to arrive then stories for 10/15mins, which will in general follow a theme. Terry plans to finish the sessions with a some activities such as a bit of craft or a sing song with props.

2019 Leedstown Christmas Lights Switch On - nr Penzance
Friday, 6 December 2019 at 19:00
FREE
Come and join us for the 2019 switch on! There will be carols courtesy of Penzance Town Band and much festive cheer. The lights will be switched on at 7pm. We look forward to seeing you there 

The Lizard Lifeboat Annual Christmas Carolaire - Helston
Friday, 6 December 2019 from 19:00-20:00 RNLI
Donations
Join us for our annual Christmas Carolaire inside the lifeboat station. We welcome Helston Town Band and the children from Landewednack School Choir from 7pm. Seasonal refreshments will also be served.

FREE all day parking - Redruth
Saturday 07 December 00:00 - 00:00 Town Centre
FREE
*New Cut TR15 1AF | Flowerpot Chapel, TR15 2AE | West End, TR15 2TS
Please note: This does not include Fairmeadow Car Park on Station Hill as this is
privately owned. If you park there you must purchase a ticket as normal.

Meet Santa at Cornwall Gold - Redruth
Saturday 07 December 10:00 - 16:00 Cornwall Gold
£5 per child
Just £5 per child, includes a visit to Santa in his grotto, a gift, an orange, some sweets and festive colouring in.

FREE Christmas Grotto - Redruth
Saturday, 07 December 2019 from 10:00-14:00 Library
FREE
Come and meet Father Christmas and his elves in the magical Grotto.

Santa’s Grotto at Paradise Park - Hayle
Saturday 07 December 12:00 - 14:00 Paradise Park
Just £5.45 per child and includes a gift!  

No need to book, tickets on sale on the day from 10am. Plus, when you visit Santa’s Grotto you can claim £2.50 per person off entry to the Park for two people (valid for adults or children) or use your Season or Return tickets.

Little Christmas Elves Workshop - Camborne
Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 13:00-16:00 Kehelland Hall
£5 per Elf/Child
Drop-in anytime between 1pm-4pm - You'll need about an hour to do all activities. A Christmas present making session where children become Santa's little helpers and make homemade gifts for their loved ones. Come along for some Christmas crafty fun where your children will take away gifts that they can give to friends & family. All the best gifts are homemade! -make a fizzy bath bomb -a potted Christmas bulb - Decorate a bauble -make a Christmas Card - create a cookie pot

Cadgwith Lights Switch On - Cadgwith 
Saturday 7 December from 17:00 tbc 
FREE
This year there will be appearances from Father Christmas at the Cove Inn, carol singing with the Cadgwith Singers and live music.

Christmas Roller Gospel - Redruth
Saturday, 7 December 2019 at 18:30 Rollers Roller Rink
FREE
Free Entry, Free Skating and skate hire, Free goodie bags for all... Awesome music, skating, dance floor for non skaters and a Christmas message to go with the free t shirts you all get! You and your friends are invited to this awesome FREE Christmas community event! If you are on your own, friends, a family, youth clubs, youth groups or churches...etc This is for you! Celebrate the mystery of Christmas at the Roller Gospel!!

Meet Santa at Cornwall Gold - Redruth
Sunday 08 December 10:00 - 16:00 Cornwall Gold
£5 per child
Just £5 per child, includes a visit to Santa in his grotto, a gift, an orange, some sweets and festive colouring in.

Festive Fundraiser @ Bolenowe Animal Sanctuary - Helston
Sunday, 8 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00
FREE or £5 for goody bag from Santa
Come along for a fun filled day all in aid of raising money for our beautiful horses. Meeting Santa /Craft Fair / Meet and greet our beautiful horses/ Food and drink /Face painting/ Carol singing- Plus much more! You can meet Santa and take away a Christmas goody bag, for a cost of only £5. If you'd like to book a space to meet Santa please contact the office, email admin@bolenowe.co.uk or 01326 291272. Spaces are limited so we do advise booking to avoid disappointment.

Santa’s Grotto at Paradise Park - Hayle
Sunday 08 December 12:00 - 14:00 Paradise Park
Just £5.45 per child and includes a gift!  

No need to book, tickets on sale on the day from 10am. Plus, when you visit Santa’s Grotto you can claim £2.50 per person off entry to the Park for two people (valid for adults or children) or use your Season or Return tickets.

Christmas Biscuit Decorating - Helston
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 from 10:00-12:00 Wendron Plant Nursery
£5 per child
A must Christmas activity!! Watch your little ones decorate 3 Christmas biscuits and delight in eating them afterward

Embroider a Bee - Penzance
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 from 10:45-13:45 Redwing
FREE
This is a free Buzzy collaborative project to create a huge embroidery covered in Buzzy Bees made by different people. You can join in whether you are new to embroidery or are very experienced and can design your own beautiful bee. Variety is what will make this beautiful. Your bee could be very representational or creatively transformed. I will have various templates and later there will bee more bee workshops. The whole thing will take at least 18 months or longer to complete

Stay & Play Session Under 5's - Hayle
Thursday, 12 December 2019 from 10:00-12:00 Hayle RFC
£3.50 per child / £2.50 per additional sibling
We have a bouncy castle, soft play, ball pool, cosy cars and walkers for your little ones to play with.

Christmas Finger Bauble Painting - Helston
Thursday, 12 December 2019 from 10:00-12:00 Wendron Plant Nursery
£5 per child
Come and get in the Christmas spirit, make some lovely keeepsake hand/finger painted baubles for you and the family to treasure. £5 per child including 1 bauble per child. Extra baubles available on the day at an additional charge of £1/bauble

Jiggle Jam Pre-School Music Classes - Penzance
Thursday, 12 December 2019 from 10:30-11:15 Salvation army
£3.50 per child plus 50p per extra sibling.
Informal and friendly musical fun for little ones on a Thursday morning, 10.30am at Penzance Salvation Army Hall, Queen Street. No commitment necessary and no need to pre-book, just come along when you choose.

Winter Story Time for Under 5's - Helston
Thursday, 12 December 2019 from 11:00-11:45 Museum of Cornish Life
FREE, includes crafts
Join us at 11am for a story and free mini craft session. These are running every Thursday from 28th November to 19th December to tie in with our Ficticious Cornwall exhibition. 

It's Story Time With Terry - Helston
Friday, 13 December 2019 from 10:00-11:00 Wendron Plant Nursery
£3.50 including stay and play
The structure in general is bouncy fun until 10:20ish to allow people to arrive then stories for 10/15mins, which will in general follow a theme. Terry plans to finish the sessions with a some activities such as a bit of craft or a sing song with props.

Newlyn Christmas Lights Switch On - Newlyn
Friday 13 December 2019 from 18:30-19:30
FREE
Time yet to be agreed. Check FB link for specific time.

Christmas Choir down the Sloop - St Ives
Friday, 13 December 2019 from 20:00-22:00 Sloop Inn
FREE
Members of the Mousehole Male Voice Choir will be singing some of the finest Cornish Christmas song.

Santa's Grotto at Camborne Library - Camborne
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 10:00-13:00
FREE
Come along and meet Santa in his magical grotto! Tell him all about how good you've been this year and what you are hoping to get for Christmas. To avoid disappointment we are making this a ticketed event with time slots. We hope by limiting numbers each week we will be able to keep a calm environment for all. 

FREE Christmas Grotto - Redruth
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 10:00-14:00 Library
FREE
Come and meet Father Christmas and his elves in the magical Grotto.

Meet Santa at Cornwall Gold - Redruth
Saturday 14 December 10:00 - 16:00 Cornwall Gold
£5 per child
Just £5 per child, includes a visit to Santa in his grotto, a gift, an orange, some sweets and festive colouring in.

Santa Specials at the Moseley Museum - Redruth
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 10:00-16:30 Moseley Museum
FREE
Meet Santa and enjoy a train ride. No entrance charge but donations gratefully received towards running costs

Childrens Christmas Party - Penzance
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 11:00-13:00
FREE for Heamoor Children 60 spaces
This is our first year to hold a Children's Christmas Party for ages 2 -11 yrs. They will have an entertainer, food and Father Christmas will pay a visit. If you would like your child to come please fill in a form giving their name and age (for gift) and post in the boxes either in The Sportsmans Arms or Heamoor News. The child MUST live in Heamoor to qualify and we have 60 places. Parents will be expected to stay.

Santa Swim at Jubilee Pool - Penzance
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 11:00-15:00
Free to spectate, £5 adult, £2.50 child + £2 for inflatables
Let's celebrate Christmas in style- Santa swim anyone?

Santa’s Grotto at Paradise Park - Hayle
Saturday 14 December 12:00 - 14:00 Paradise Park
Just £5.45 per child and includes a gift!  
No need to book, tickets on sale on the day from 10am. Plus, when you visit Santa’s Grotto you can claim £2.50 per person off entry to the Park for two people (valid for adults or children) or use your Season or Return tickets.

Mousehole Lights Switch On - Penzance
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 18:30-19:30
FREE
Mousehole Lights Switch On - Time yet to be agreed. Check FB link for specific time.

Meet Santa at Cornwall Gold - Redruth
Sunday 15 December 10:00 - 16:00 Cornwall Gold
£5 per child
Just £5 per child, includes a visit to Santa in his grotto, a gift, an orange, some sweets and festive colouring in.

Santa’s Grotto at Paradise Park - Hayle
Sunday 15 December 12:00 - 14:00 Paradise Park
Just £5.45 per child and includes a gift!  

No need to book, tickets on sale on the day from 10am. Plus, when you visit Santa’s Grotto you can claim £2.50 per person off entry to the Park for two people (valid for adults or children) or use your Season or Return tickets.

Christmas Lantern Making & Parade - Helston
Monday, 16 December 2019 from 15:00-17:00 Wendron Plant Nursery
£5 child, includes soft play
Using recycled bottles and jars come along and help your little ones make their own Christmas Lantern. Evening parade will take place round the nursery between 4 & 5 (weather permiting!)

Christmas Carol Concert - Helston
Wednesday, 18 December 2019 from 19:30-22:00 Methodist Church
FREE
Our Annual Christmas Carol Concert is in aid of the children's charity Penhaligon's Friends. It is Free Admission and we will be serving refreshments at the Interval. All Welcome - come along and join the singing, which will be led by Gillian Geer.

Winter Story Time for Under 5's - Helston
Thursday, 19 December 2019 from 11:00-11:45 Museum of Cornish Life
FREE, includes crafts
Join us at 11am for a story and free mini craft session. These are running every Thursday from 28th November to 19th December to tie in with our Ficticious Cornwall exhibition. 

Santa's Grotto at Camborne Library - Camborne
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 10:00-13:00
FREE
Come along and meet Santa in his magical grotto! Tell him all about how good you've been this year and what you are hoping to get for Christmas. To avoid disappointment we are making this a ticketed event with time slots. We hope by limiting numbers each week we will be able to keep a calm environment for all. 

Squashbox Theatre: The Christmassy Christmas Show - Redruth
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 14:00-15:00 Heartlands
Tickets £4, Under 3s FREE
The Christmassy Christmas Show of Christmassy Christmasness! is an over-stuffed stocking of seasonal surprises crammed with puppets, songs and comedy, and over-flowing with crazy characters, silly slapstick, tall tales and fantastic facts - all presented in that unique Squashbox style!

Free Saturday Family Fun - Penzance
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 14:30-15:30 Penlee
FREE
Creative christmas cards!

Stay & Play Session Under 5's - Hayle
Thursday, 19 December 2019 from 10:00-12:00 Hayle RFC
£3.50 per child / £2.50 per additional sibling
We have a bouncy castle, soft play, ball pool, cosy cars and walkers for your little ones to play with.

Jiggle Jam Pre-School Music Classes - Penzance
Thursday, 19 December 2019 from 10:30-11:15 Salvation army
£3.50 per child plus 50p per extra sibling.
Informal and friendly musical fun for little ones on a Thursday morning, 10.30am at Penzance Salvation Army Hall, Queen Street. No commitment necessary and no need to pre-book, just come along when you choose.

Christmas Biscuit Decorating - Helston
Thursday, 19 December 2019 from 13:00-15:00 Wendron Plant Nursery
£5 per child
A must Christmas activity!! Watch your little ones decorate 3 Christmas biscuits and delight in eating them afterward

It's Story Time With Terry - Helston
Friday, 20 December 2019 from 10:00-11:00 Wendron Plant Nursery
£3.50 including stay and play
The structure in general is bouncy fun until 10:20ish to allow people to arrive then stories for 10/15mins, which will in general follow a theme. Terry plans to finish the sessions with a some activities such as a bit of craft or a sing song with props.

All Saints Church Community Centre Christmas Party - Camborne
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 17:00-20:00
Bring food
Bring a dish of food, grab your glad rags and come along and help us have the best Christmas party. Open to everyone in our community.

Meet Santa at Cornwall Gold - Redruth
Saturday 21 December 10:00 - 16:00 Cornwall Gold
£5 per child
Just £5 per child, includes a visit to Santa in his grotto, a gift, an orange, some sweets and festive colouring in.

Santa’s Grotto at Paradise Park - Hayle
Saturday 21 December 12:00 - 14:00 Paradise Park
Just £5.45 per child and includes a gift!  

No need to book, tickets on sale on the day from 10am. Plus, when you visit Santa’s Grotto you can claim £2.50 per person off entry to the Park for two people (valid for adults or children) or use your Season or Return tickets.

Free Saturday Family Fun - Penzance
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 14:30-15:30 Penlee
FREE
Dazzling decorations It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Why not make your own dazzling decoration to hang on your Christmas Tree ?

Meet Santa at Cornwall Gold - Redruth
Sunday 22 December 10:00 - 16:00 Cornwall Gold
£5 per child
Just £5 per child, includes a visit to Santa in his grotto, a gift, an orange, some sweets and festive colouring in.

Santa’s Grotto at Paradise Park - Hayle
Sunday 22 December 12:00 - 14:00 Paradise Park
Just £5.45 per child and includes a gift!  

No need to book, tickets on sale on the day from 10am. Plus, when you visit Santa’s Grotto you can claim £2.50 per person off entry to the Park for two people (valid for adults or children) or use your Season or Return tickets.

Santa’s Grotto at Paradise Park - Hayle
Monday 23 December 12:00 - 14:00 Paradise Park
Just £5.45 per child and includes a gift!  

No need to book, tickets on sale on the day from 10am. Plus, when you visit Santa’s Grotto you can claim £2.50 per person off entry to the Park for two people (valid for adults or children) or use your Season or Return tickets.

Santa’s Grotto at Paradise Park - Hayle
Tuesday 24 December 12:00 - 14:00 Paradise Park
Just £5.45 per child and includes a gift!  

No need to book, tickets on sale on the day from 10am. Plus, when you visit Santa’s Grotto you can claim £2.50 per person off entry to the Park for two people (valid for adults or children) or use your Season or Return tickets.

Christmas Eve, Come Meet Santa - Redruth
Tuesday, 24 December 2019 from 12:00-21:30 Redruth RFC
FREE
At 4pm on Christmas Eve come and meet Santa Claus, bar opens midday.

Heartlands Christmas Day Parkrun - Redruth
Wednesday, 25 December 2019 from 09:00-10:00
FREE
Join us for the best way to start Christmas Day - bring the whole family for our festive parkrun

St Ives Boxing Day Dip 2019 - St Ives
Thursday, 26 December 2019 from 11:00-12:00 Porthminster
Donation of £1
We've all wanted to get half naked and take a dip in the sea the day after Christmas Day, right? Of course! Well here's your chance. This is the fifth for the St Ives Boxing Day Dip and I am inviting you all... friends, family, dogs and those people I am yet to meet, to come and take a dip in the sea at noon on Boxing Day. If you're happy to pay a donation of £1 for taking part this will go to Mind Charity, the nominated charity.

Stay & Play Session Under 5's - Hayle
Thursday, 28 December 2019 from 10:00-12:00 Hayle RFC
£3.50 per child / £2.50 per additional sibling
We have a bouncy castle, soft play, ball pool, cosy cars and walkers for your little ones to play with.

Jiggle Jam Pre-School Music Classes - Penzance
Thursday, 28 December 2019 from 10:30-11:15 Salvation army
£3.50 per child plus 50p per extra sibling.
Informal and friendly musical fun for little ones on a Thursday morning, 10.30am at Penzance Salvation Army Hall, Queen Street. No commitment necessary and no need to pre-book, just come along when you choose.

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

Daily Activities:

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…

Lions Club of Roche: Santa's Sleigh Route 2019 - Roche
Tuesday 3 December 2019 from 18:00-18:30
FREE, route: Whitemoor - Helping Village Hall Committee
Lions Club of Roche Santa Sleigh Visits: All Visits commence at 5.00pm (unless stated otherwise) and all visits will be weather permitting. PLEASE NOTE: These routes have been carefully planned and set. We are unable to deviate or change them. Santa looks forward to seeing you and your little people.

Lions Club of Roche: Santa's Sleigh Route 2019 - Roche
Tuesday 3 December 2019 from 18:30-20:30
FREE, route: Nanpean - Currian Road - Parklands - Grenville Meadows
Lions Club of Roche Santa Sleigh Visits: All Visits commence at 5.00pm (unless stated otherwise) and all visits will be weather permitting. PLEASE NOTE: These routes have been carefully planned and set. We are unable to deviate or change them. Santa looks forward to seeing you and your little people.

Christmas Light Switch On! - St. Columb Minor
Tuesday, 3 December 2019 from 18:30-21:30
FREE
Our annual village Christmas event. Come and enjoy the festivities, Santa's Grotto, Refreshments, Carols and more..... updates will appear here!

Father Christmas at the Museum - Truro
Wednesday, 4 December 2019 from 16:00-20:00
Free entry, £5.50 to see Santa
Father Christmas is a magical, friendly and kind man, so much so he’s going to be visiting the museum on late night Wednesdays, and the 7th December for our craft fair.

Meet The Reindeer at Your St Columb Store - St Columb
Wednesday, 4 December 2019 from 18:00-20:00 Mole Valley Farmers
FREE
Your local St Columb store will play host to Santa's reindeer on Wednesday 4th December between 6pm & 8pm - Bring the family along to meet Dancer and Prancer along with all their Christmas magic.

Lions Club of Roche: Santa's Sleigh Route 2019 - Roche
Thursday 5 December 2019 from 17:00-19:00
FREE, route: St Dennis - Hendra Heights - Kellow Road - Fore Street
Lions Club of Roche Santa Sleigh Visits: All Visits commence at 5.00pm (unless stated otherwise) and all visits will be weather permitting. PLEASE NOTE: These routes have been carefully planned and set. We are unable to deviate or change them. Santa looks forward to seeing you and your little people.

Christmas Pool Dance Workout - St Columb
Thursday, 5 December 2019 from 18:30-19:30 Esya Health & Spa
£5 per person
Call 01637 882400 or pop into the Spa Reception. Join us at 6.30pm on Thursday 5th December for our amazing pool dance workout! Disco lights, great tunes and fun moves. You'll have such a great time you won't even noticed you're working out. 

Carol Singing at St Austell Library - St Austell
Friday, 6 December 2019 from 11:00-12:00
FREE
Come and join us singing a selection of popular Christmas carols

Callestick Christmas Weekends! - Truro
Friday, 6 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Callestick Farm Ice Cream
FREE
This year we wanted to open our doors for the exciting weekends leading up to the big day, treat you to some festive delights and have a chance to sample our Christmas flavour range too!

The Lost Gardens of Heligan Christmas Fair - St Austell
Friday, 6 December 2019 from 16:00-20:00
Free to Heligan Members, £1 Local Pass holders, £2 everyone else. 
This festive event is a must in your Christmas calendar and gives you the opportunity to enjoy entry to the gardens together with the perfect chance to find some unique gifts and enjoy some live music.

Lions Club of Roche: Santa's Sleigh Route 2019 - Roche
Friday 6 December 2019 from 17:00-19:00
FREE, route: St Dennis - Robartes Road - Grose Meadows - Hall Road
Lions Club of Roche Santa Sleigh Visits: All Visits commence at 5.00pm (unless stated otherwise) and all visits will be weather permitting. PLEASE NOTE: These routes have been carefully planned and set. We are unable to deviate or change them. Santa looks forward to seeing you and your little people.

Late Night Christmas Shopping - Saint Agnes
Friday, 6 December 2019 from 17:30-20:00 Saint Agnes
FREE
The lights will be twinkling, Father Christmas will be visiting and the shops and pubs will be open offering all sorts of goodies. With food, drink and craft stalls aplenty, it will be a great way to get into the Christmas spirit and shop locally!

Christmas Lights Switch on & Santa Parade - Fowey
Friday, 6 December 2019 from 18:30-19:30
FREE
We are delighted to be once again kicking off the Christmas Market weekend with our Santa Parade and lights switch on. 

Santa Fun Run at The Lost Gardens of Heligan - St Austell
Friday 6 December 18:30, starting 18:45
Donate
There will be a festive warm up at 6.30 pm, before the one mile Fun Run sets off at 6.45 pm. You can run, jog or walk around the paths of The Lost Gardens of Heligan, dressed in your free Santa suit, before joining us at the finish for a mince pie and your finisher’s medal, and if that’s not enough, why not then take a stroll around our Heligan Christmas Fair soaking up the Christmas atmosphere, and maybe buy a gift or two?

Kids Christmas Party - Fowey
Friday, 6 December 2019 from 19:00-20:30 Town Hall
£2.50 per child
Tickets are £2.50 per child (excluding non-walking babies), cash payment on the door only. Children remain the responsibility of an adult at all time and cannot be left unaccompanied. Included in the entry price is festival glitter and UV face paint. There will also be a cash tuck shop for soft drinks, sweets and crisps. 

Santa’s Grotto - St Austell
Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 10:00-12:00 Fore Street
No set price, donation
Tanya’s Courage, Supporting Young People with Cancet Charity Shop, Bodmin are hosting Santa’s Grotto on the evening of the lights switch on and every Saturday in December leading up to Christmas. Children are invited to enter our winter wonderland to meet Santa and receive a gift.

Wildlife Watch: Firelighting and Campfire Cooking - Penryn
Saturday 7 December 2019 10:00 - 12:00 Exchange Building, Penryn Campus
£5 refunded deposit once attended
Join Wildlife Watch and Generation Wild volunteers for a winter campfire and cooking session – wrap up warm!

The Lost Gardens of Heligan Christmas Fair - St Austell
Saturday 7 December 2019 from 10:00-16:00
Free to Heligan Members, £1 Local Pass holders, £2 everyone else. 
This festive event is a must in your Christmas calendar and gives you the opportunity to enjoy entry to the gardens together with the perfect chance to find some unique gifts and enjoy some live music.

12 Makes of Christmas- Ceramic Decorating - Truro
Saturday 7 December 2019 from 10:30 or 12:00 Hobbycraft
£3 per person, £1 goes to Together for Short Lives Charity
Join our colleagues in your local Hobbycraft store to decorate three hanging ceramic. During the course of the workshop you will decorate three hanging ceramics using a range of components.

Callestick Christmas Weekends! - Truro
Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Callestick Farm Ice Cream
FREE
This year we wanted to open our doors for the exciting weekends leading up to the big day, treat you to some festive delights and have a chance to sample our Christmas flavour range too!

Santa's Worshop - Newquay
Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Trenance Cottages
£5 Child, £1 Adult
Join us on the 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th December for our grotto weekends, no booking necessary! Entrance price includes a visit to Santa and a gift for every child, Christmas craft making and posting a letter to Santa.

Christmas Light Switch On - Mevagissey
Saturday 7 December 16:30 to 18:30 Harbour
FREE
The event will see stalls with food and drink to purchase during the evening.

Christmas Movie on the Moor - ELF! - Falmouth
Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 18:30-21:30
Adult £5, Child £3.50
Nothing beats getting into the Christmas spirit with a classic festive movie! So we are continuing our tradition of screening events at The Moor in Falmouth this December with Elf!

The Lost Gardens of Heligan Christmas Fair - St Austell
Sunday 8 December 2019 from 10:00-16:00
Free to Heligan Members, £1 Local Pass holders, £2 everyone else. 
This festive event is a must in your Christmas calendar and gives you the opportunity to enjoy entry to the gardens together with the perfect chance to find some unique gifts and enjoy some live music.

Christmas Elf Trail - Falmouth
Sunday, 8 December 2019 from 11:00-14:00 Portager
£2.50, includes goody bag
Join us for our annual Christmas Elf Trail at Potager Sunday 8th December 11-2pm - £2.50 entry (includes goody bag) Christmas crafts, tombola, trail and face painting

Santa's Worshop - Newquay
Sunday, 8 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Trenance Cottages
£5 Child, £1 Adult
Join us on the 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th December for our grotto weekends, no booking necessary! Entrance price includes a visit to Santa and a gift for every child, Christmas craft making and posting a letter to Santa.

Callestick Christmas Weekends! - Truro
Sunday, 8 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Callestick Farm Ice Cream
FREE
This year we wanted to open our doors for the exciting weekends leading up to the big day, treat you to some festive delights and have a chance to sample our Christmas flavour range too!

Falmouth Live Nativity - Falmouth
Sunday, 8 December 2019 at 13:00
FREE
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.

Lions Club of Roche: Santa's Sleigh Route 2019 - Roche
Tuesday 10 December 2019 from 17:00-19:00
FREE, route: Higher Bugle - Stenalees - Carnsmerry - Stenalees
Lions Club of Roche Santa Sleigh Visits: All Visits commence at 5.00pm (unless stated otherwise) and all visits will be weather permitting. PLEASE NOTE: These routes have been carefully planned and set. We are unable to deviate or change them. Santa looks forward to seeing you and your little people.

Father Christmas at the Museum - Truro
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 from 16:00-20:00
Free entry, £5.50 to see Santa
Father Christmas is a magical, friendly and kind man, so much so he’s going to be visiting the museum on late night Wednesdays, and the 7th December for our craft fair.

Cornwall Hospice Care Santa Fun Run - Truro
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 from 18:00-19:30 
FREE to spectate
Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without Cornwall Hospice Care’s long established Santa Series that collectively attract more than a thousand Santa’s every year who run, walk and cycle in their jolly red suits.

Little Acorns Christmas Party - Perranporth
Thursday, 12 December 2019 from 10:00-12:00 St Michaels Church Hall
Donations for Christmas Jumper Day
Join us for a fun festive party and come wearing your best christmas jumpers - we'll be raising money for Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day. We'll have special edible crafts, party food, and a visit from a certain jolly gent! See you with bells on x

Lions Club of Roche: Santa's Sleigh Route 2019 - Roche
Thursday 12 December 2019 from 17:00-19:00
FREE, route: Bugle - Springfields - Mollinnis - Roche Road
Lions Club of Roche Santa Sleigh Visits: All Visits commence at 5.00pm (unless stated otherwise) and all visits will be weather permitting. PLEASE NOTE: These routes have been carefully planned and set. We are unable to deviate or change them. Santa looks forward to seeing you and your little people.

Dickensian Evening - Lostwithiel
Thursday 12 November at 18:00 
FREE
Visit the traditional Santa's grotto – just look out for the secret entrance in Fore Street. Santa will be wearing his traditional green robes rather than red. Plus enjoy, a lantern parade, street entertainment, live music and old-fashioned merry-go round.

Callestick Christmas Weekends! - Truro
Friday, 13 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Callestick Farm Ice Cream
FREE
This year we wanted to open our doors for the exciting weekends leading up to the big day, treat you to some festive delights and have a chance to sample our Christmas flavour range too!

Lighthouse Cinema Christmas Craft Fair 2019 - Newquay
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 09:30-17:30 Lighthouse Cinema
FREE / Watch Miracle On 34th Street for £2.50
Local artisan stalls selling the best quality gifts, Christmas decorations and tasty treats all indoors. A discounted film which this year is Miracle On 34th Street and live music in the foyer to encourage the Christmas Spirit! An event not to be missed!

Falmouth's Festive Weekend - Falmouth
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 09:00 
FREE
A new weekend of fun is coming to Falmouth with Falmouth’s Festive Weekend! Hop on the festive land train, go skating on the artificial ice rink, ride the grand Victorian carousel, experience the Christmas on the Square event, head to High Street for their Christmas Gathering, Arwenack Street for their wartime-themed shop fronts or enjoy the snowy streets in Church Street. Complemented with music and dance, this is one of the highlights of the festive period!

Free Entry: Maritime Museum for the Festive Weekend - Falmouth
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 10:00 National Maritime Museum Cornwall
FREE
On Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 December National Maritime Museum Cornwall is FREE to Cornish residents. Make sure you add the dates to your diary! With festive crafting sessions, a museum trail, special Packet Ship talks – as well as all the usual museum favourites, it’s the perfect time to see why we’re Cornwall’s most visited museum.

Kids Crafty Christmas & Toddler Yoga - Perranporth
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 10:00-12:00 Library
FREE, donations welcomed
We are delighted to be joined by Amy Jones who will be coming along on Sat 14th December to run two toddler yoga sessions 10.30 and 11.30. Amy will also be reading her brand new book 'Two Little Yogis". Perranporth Library will also be hosting a Christmas Craft Making workshop for all ages. This event will take place in Perranporth's Methodist church Wesley Hall. Entry is free but donations towards the work of Perranporth Library are greatly appreciated. 

Two Little Yogis Family Yoga and Book Sale - Perranporth
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 10:00-12:00 Library
FREE, you can purchase the book on the day if you like for £8.99
There will be two free short yoga sessions at 10.30am and 11.30am. The book is aimed at younger children aged between 1 and 5 years old, but I'm rapidly realising that everyone loves doing the yoga in my book together, so I'll be running the free yoga as family yoga sessions, where I'm hoping parents and older siblings may like to join us as well. I will be based upstairs in the Methodist Church hall. You'll also be able to do some Christmas crafting with the Perranporth library staff and volunteers. 

12 Makes of Christmas- Kids' Paint Your Own Ceramics - Truro
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 10:30 or 12:00 Hobbycraft
£2 per child
During the course of the workshop you will decorate 1 tealight holder using a range of components. You will have a choice of a Christmas tree, Santa or a Snowman.

Callestick Christmas Weekends! - Truro
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Callestick Farm Ice Cream
FREE
This year we wanted to open our doors for the exciting weekends leading up to the big day, treat you to some festive delights and have a chance to sample our Christmas flavour range too!

Falmouth Santa Fun Run - Falmouth
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 12:00-14:00 The Moor
FREE to spectate
Have you ever seen Santa ice-skating? How about on a carousel? Well this year you will! Your registration fee for the Falmouth Santa Fun Run this year includes a free go at ice-skating or a ride on a carousel that will be in the town as part of the BRAND NEW 2019 Christmas Market! 

Children's Christmas Party - St Austell
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 13:00-16:00 Mevagissey Activity Centre
£3 per child
Annual Children's Christmas Party. Saturday 14th December 1pm-4pm. For all children. Entertainment by Jules sponsored by Mevagissey Social Club, Food by The Harbour Tavern, Christmas Gift for every child sponsored by Mevagissey Parish Council. £3 per child, all children must be accompanied by an adult. There will be a disco, food, entertainment and a visit from a special guest.

Santa’s Grotto - St Austell
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 14:00-16:00 Fore Street
No set price, donation
Tanya’s Courage, Supporting Young People with Cancet Charity Shop, Bodmin are hosting Santa’s Grotto on the evening of the lights switch on and every Saturday in December leading up to Christmas. Children are invited to enter our winter wonderland to meet Santa and receive a gift.

Christmas Forest School - Penryn
Saturday 14 December 2019 14:00 - 16:00 Pelere Woods
£5 deposit (refunded once attended)
Have a Christmas adventure at historic Pelere Woods with Wild Thymes Forest School. Explore and make dens, create mini-fires, play games and make seasonal gifts using natural materials to take home. There’ll be free hot spicy apple juice, s’mores and popcorn cooked on the campfire. Please dress warmly and wear waterproofs. Note: there is no toilet on site. Parking is along the main road next to the entrance gate. Access from the main road to the main site is approx. 100 yards and is flat

An Afternoon for the Kids - Newquay
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 15:00-18:00 Fistral Beach Bar
£5 per child
Ssssilent Cinema is back!!..We have the epic movie Aladdin and the infamous kids silent disco after..All for £5 Everyone will be feeling festive and we have a very special visit from Santa who will be giving out the goodies ... Mums and dads come down .. get your kids a set of headphones and enjoy yourself at the bar. The kitchen will be open .. spread the word! 

Palacio’s BIG Christmas Morning - Falmouth
Sunday, 15 December 2019 at 09:00 Palacia Lounge
FREE, donate to Salvation Army
On December the 15th we are putting together a mornings full of fun arts, crafts, games, festive food and drinks!! Any donations go towards supporting Falmouth’s Salvation Army!

Falmouth's Festive Weekend - Falmouth
Sunday, 15 December 2019 from 10:00 
FREE
A new weekend of fun is coming to Falmouth with Falmouth’s Festive Weekend! Hop on the festive land train, go skating on the artificial ice rink, ride the grand Victorian carousel, experience the Christmas on the Square event, head to High Street for their Christmas Gathering, Arwenack Street for their wartime-themed shop fronts or enjoy the snowy streets in Church Street. Complemented with music and dance, this is one of the highlights of the festive period!

Free Entry: Maritime Museum for the Festive Weekend - Falmouth
Sunday 15 December 2019 from 10:00 National Maritime Museum Cornwall
FREE
On Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 December National Maritime Museum Cornwall is FREE to Cornish residents. Make sure you add the dates to your diary! With festive crafting sessions, a museum trail, special Packet Ship talks – as well as all the usual museum favourites, it’s the perfect time to see why we’re Cornwall’s most visited museum.

Santa's Worshop - Newquay
Saturday, 15 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Trenance Cottages
£5 Child, £1 Adult
Join us on the 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th December for our grotto weekends, no booking necessary! Entrance price includes a visit to Santa and a gift for every child, Christmas craft making and posting a letter to Santa.

Callestick Christmas Weekends! - Truro
Sunday, 15 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Callestick Farm Ice Cream
FREE
This year we wanted to open our doors for the exciting weekends leading up to the big day, treat you to some festive delights and have a chance to sample our Christmas flavour range too!

Santa's Worshop - Newquay
Sunday 15 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Trenance Cottages
£5 Child, £1 Adult
Join us on the 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th December for our grotto weekends, no booking necessary! Entrance price includes a visit to Santa and a gift for every child, Christmas craft making and posting a letter to Santa.

Seahorse Christmas Party - St Austell
Sunday 15 December 15:00 - 17:00 Pentewan Sands
FREE
Come along and join in the fun at our FREE Kids Christmas Disco!! Make sure you are in fancy dress!

Christingle Service - Truro
Sunday, 15 December 2019 from 16:00-17:00 All Saints Church
FREE
This service is a wonderful celebration of Jesus as the Light of the World, and a great opportunity to hear about the Christingle Orange and to take one away. The service is for young and old, families and individuals, please do stay behind afterwards for mince pies and refreshments.

Christmas sing-a-long around the Piano - Newquay
Sunday, 15 December 2019 from 17:00-18:00 55 Yards
Donation to St Francis Dogs Home
Carols and Christmas songs around the piano returns for it's fourth year with the amazing Scott and Nadine leading the proceedings! Bring the family along for hot chocolates, mulled wine, mince pies and hearty voices to bring the Christmas spirit!

Lions Club of Roche: Santa's Sleigh Route 2019 - Roche
Monday 16 December 2019 from 17:00-19:00
FREE, route: Roche - Trezaise - St Michaels Way - Dukes Court - Tregarrick
Lions Club of Roche Santa Sleigh Visits: All Visits commence at 5.00pm (unless stated otherwise) and all visits will be weather permitting. PLEASE NOTE: These routes have been carefully planned and set. We are unable to deviate or change them. Santa looks forward to seeing you and your little people.

Winter Wonderland @ Tribe - Truro
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 from 11:00-14:00 Join our Tribe
£5 per child, 10% discount for siblings
Aimed at 0 to 3 years. Join us as we transform Tribe into a Winter Wonderland for you and your family to explore! Indulge in our festive feast, as well as bespoke Christmas activities to enjoy! Don't miss out on these special seasonal events! Limited spaces!

Santa's Grotto & Christmas Late Night Shopping - St Austell
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 from 16:00-20:00 Market House
FREE
Santa's Grotto, will be open with a gift for every child who visits. Plus all our regular businesses will be waiting to greet you for the last late night shopping event before Christmas.

Lions Club of Roche: Santa's Sleigh Route 2019 - Roche
Tuesday 17 December 2019 from 17:00-19:00
FREE, route: Roche - Mayfield - Tremodrett Road - Harmony - Edgcumbe Road
Lions Club of Roche Santa Sleigh Visits: All Visits commence at 5.00pm (unless stated otherwise) and all visits will be weather permitting. PLEASE NOTE: These routes have been carefully planned and set. We are unable to deviate or change them. Santa looks forward to seeing you and your little people.

Carols in the Hall - Truro
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 from 19:30-20:30 Stithians Centre
FREE
Enjoy an evening of festive music and carols with St Stythians Band and St Stythians Male Voice Choir. Join in the singing or just sit and enjoy the concert. All welcome to this popular annual event. 

Bugle Messy Monsters Christmas Party - St Austell
Wednesday, 18 December 2019 from 09:15-11:45 Bugle
£5 per Child
Join us for our under 5s christmas party, Wednesday 18th December 9.15 am -11.45 am in the chapel hall. £5 per child includes music, games, crafts, party food & photobooth, & a visit & present from santa! .... tea, coffee & mince pies provided for the adults. We will also have a raffle if anybody would like tickets! 

Winter Wonderland @ Tribe - Truro
Wednesday, 18 December 2019 from 11:00-14:00 Join our Tribe
£5 per child, 10% discount for siblings
Aimed at 0 to 3 years. Join us as we transform Tribe into a Winter Wonderland for you and your family to explore! Indulge in our festive feast, as well as bespoke Christmas activities to enjoy! Don't miss out on these special seasonal events! Limited spaces!

Father Christmas at the Museum - Truro
Wednesday, 18 December 2019 from 16:00-20:00 
FREE entry, £5.50 to see Santa
Father Christmas is a magical, friendly and kind man, so much so he’s going to be visiting the museum on late night Wednesdays, and the 7th December for our craft fair.

Lions Club of Roche: Santa's Sleigh Route 2019 - Roche
Thursday 19 December 2019 from 17:00-19:00
FREE, route: Roche - Chapel Road - Firsleigh - Rock View Parc - Finsbury
Lions Club of Roche Santa Sleigh Visits: All Visits commence at 5.00pm (unless stated otherwise) and all visits will be weather permitting. PLEASE NOTE: These routes have been carefully planned and set. We are unable to deviate or change them. Santa looks forward to seeing you and your little people.

Reindeer Trail - Lostwithiel
Friday, 20 December 2019 from 09:30-16:30 Duchy of Cornwall Nursery
FREE
Come and enjoy a special reindeer trail throughout the nursery, on the above dates. All children will be rewarded with a special gift when you find all the reindeers hiding around the nursery! 

Winter Wonderland @ Tribe - Truro
Friday, 20 December 2019 from 11:00-14:00 Join our Tribe
£5 per child, 10% discount for siblings
Aimed at 0 to 3 years. Join us as we transform Tribe into a Winter Wonderland for you and your family to explore! Indulge in our festive feast, as well as bespoke Christmas activities to enjoy! Don't miss out on these special seasonal events! Limited spaces!

Callestick Christmas Weekends! - Truro
Friday, 20 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Callestick Farm Ice Cream
FREE
This year we wanted to open our doors for the exciting weekends leading up to the big day, treat you to some festive delights and have a chance to sample our Christmas flavour range too!

Seahorse Christmas Party - St Austell
Friday 20 December 15:00 - 17:00 Pentewan Sands
FREE
Come along and join in the fun at our FREE Kids Christmas Disco!! Make sure you are in fancy dress!

Reindeer Trail - Lostwithiel
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 09:30-16:30 Duchy of Cornwall Nursery
FREE
Come and enjoy a special reindeer trail throughout the nursery, on the above dates. All children will be rewarded with a special gift when you find all the reindeers hiding around the nursery! 

Callestick Christmas Weekends! - Truro
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Callestick Farm Ice Cream
FREE
This year we wanted to open our doors for the exciting weekends leading up to the big day, treat you to some festive delights and have a chance to sample our Christmas flavour range too!

Santa’s Grotto - St Austell
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 14:00-16:00 Fore Street
No set price, donation
Tanya’s Courage, Supporting Young People with Cancet Charity Shop, Bodmin are hosting Santa’s Grotto on the evening of the lights switch on and every Saturday in December leading up to Christmas. Children are invited to enter our winter wonderland to meet Santa and receive a gift.

Childrens Christmas Party - Newquay
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 15:00-17:00 Belmont Club
£1 Admission
Our fantastic Children's Christmas party returns. Fun & games with The Party People & a visit from the Big Man himself. £1.00 per child admission & every child receives a Christmas gift.

Reindeer Trail - Lostwithiel
Sunday, 22 December 2019 from 09:30-16:30 Duchy of Cornwall Nursery
FREE
Come and enjoy a special reindeer trail throughout the nursery, on the above dates. All children will be rewarded with a special gift when you find all the reindeers hiding around the nursery! 

Callestick Christmas Weekends! - Truro
Sunday, 22 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Callestick Farm Ice Cream
FREE
This year we wanted to open our doors for the exciting weekends leading up to the big day, treat you to some festive delights and have a chance to sample our Christmas flavour range too!

Perranporth Plastic-Free Christmas Market with Santa Visit - Perranporth
Sunday, 22 December 2019 from 13:30-16:30 Memorial Hall
FREE
Each month there are 20+ stalls of fresh local produce, delicious bakes, wonderful flowers, fab reusables, beautiful conservation art, a market cafe with live music and lots of tips on how to rid your lives of pointless plastic!

Reindeer Trail - Lostwithiel
Monday 23 December 2019 from 09:30-16:30 Duchy of Cornwall Nursery
FREE
Come and enjoy a special reindeer trail throughout the nursery, on the above dates. All children will be rewarded with a special gift when you find all the reindeers hiding around the nursery! 

Reindeer Trail - Lostwithiel
Tuesday 24 December 2019 from 09:30-16:30 Duchy of Cornwall Nursery
FREE
Come and enjoy a special reindeer trail throughout the nursery, on the above dates. All children will be rewarded with a special gift when you find all the reindeers hiding around the nursery! 

Christmas Eve - The Cornish Christmas Harmony Choir - Falmouth
Tuesday, 24 December 2019 from 10:30-13:00 
FREE
A truly magical and traditional event lead by the Cornish Christmas Harmony Choir as they sing through the streets of Falmouth. Starting at around 10:30am from the top of Custom House Quay, leading to Church Corner and on through the middle of town, ending on the Moor.

Cool Kids Christmas Party - Lostwithiel
Tuesday, 24 December 2019 from 13:00-15:00 Community Centre
£3 for one Child, £5 for a Family
Join us for a magical, cosy afternoon to celebrate Christmas Eve. Santa will be joining us and will have a gift for every child so please book your tickets in advance. There will be *NO TICKETS* on the door so please book and pay for your tickets by December 16th to avoid missing out

 

East: Liskeard | Looe | Saltash | Torpoint | Callington

Regular Activities:

Ladies Kayaking with Lighthouse CIC
- Looe | Liskeard

Select weekends from November to April 2020 - please enquire. Looe River/Siblyback
£5 Donation to Lighthouse CIC - 07769 848307 | 01579 344102
Anyone fancy coming out on some sit on kayaks? All abilities welcome and all equipment provided. Fully qualified coaches plus insurance, risk assessments and policies in place. Message us to register your interest and we’ll let you know when we plan to go out depending on weather and tides. The water will be lovely and quiet you’ll just need spare clothes and a hot flask. 

Christmas Tree Decoration Competition - Liskeard
Entries to Chequered Flag SW to be judged on 21st December. 
FREE, Submissions into Chequered Flag on 18th December 19:00
Win a Burger and Fries for two up to the value of £8.50 each. Runners up wins a Deluxe Milk Shake. Make a Christmas Tree decoration that is no larger than 12cm x 12cm (A5) The decoration must have a loop so it can be hung off a branch or hook.  Competitors must submit final entries by 18th December 2019. Submissions to be delivered to the Make and Mingle event at Chequered Flag by 19.00 on 18th December 2019.

Kids Christmas Cracker Making Workshop - Saltash
Tuesday, 3 December 2019 from 16:00-17:00 The Core
£2.50 per child
Come along and learn how to make christmas crackers with your child. Made with recycled/recyclable materials including treasures from the scrapstore to put inside £2.50 per child. An adult will need to stay with each child (free) Only 10 tickets available. Please book by messaging the Friends of The Core page.

Festive Rocky Road Workshop - Saltash
Tuesday, 3 December 2019 from 16:00-18:00 Truly Scrumptious
Tickets £5. Text 07580 083 083 to book in
Join us to make your own festive Rocky Road with milk chocolate, marshmallows, digestive biscuits and lots of candy and Christmas toppings too! Sessions available at 4pm and 5pm. Sessions last approx 40 mins. Book ASAP to ensure you don't miss out.

Community Lunch - Liskeard
Wednesday, 4 December 2019 from 12:30-13:30 Quethiock C of E School
£2.76 for Lunch, book by 28 November | Helen on 01579 343588
Quethiock C of E School would like to invite our local community to join the children for a pre-christmas lunch. On Wednesday 4th December, Sarah our Catering Manager will be preparing a lovely lunch of Roast Turkey or Quorn Roast, Stuffing, Roast Potatoes and Gravy served with vegetables (Jacket Potato's or Baguettes are available as an alternative) followed by Cheese and Biscuits, Fruit Salad or Yogurt. The cost of the meal is £2.76 and booking in advance is necessary. To book please call Helen on 01579 343588 before the 28th November. All welcome! 

Crafternoons at Old Sardine Factory - Looe
Wednesday, 4 December 2019 from 14:00-16:00
£1 donation per session (plus materials for workshops)
Fun and informal craft sessions, alternating between workshops and 'Bring Your Own' craft sessions. Chat, craft and create wonderful new craft projects, or share what you have been working on at home , with our friendly and welcoming crafters group.

Christmas Cupcakes Workshop - Saltash
Thursday, 5 December 2019 from 16:00-18:00 Truly Scrumptious
£5 each. Text 07580 083 083 to book in
Let's get busy cupcake decorating with a festive theme! Sessions available at 4pm and 5pm. Sessions last approx 40 mins. Book ASAP to ensure you don't miss out

Tiddlers at Old Sardine Factory - Looe
Friday, 6 December 2019 from 10:30-12:00
£1 per child
Our morning activity session for 0-4 year olds! From baby sea sensory areas, to toddler crafts, along with story and makaton song time, theres something fun for all your little Tiddlers to do! 

Letters to Santa - Saltash
Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 10:00-13:00 Library
FREE
This free entry event for local children is a great chance to sit down and write your letters to Santa Claus. We will provide the pens and paper and a sparkling of Christmas magic too! These letters will be given to Santa when he visits on the 12th December so make sure you visit us then too from 4pm to 5pm to meet the big man himself.

Polperro Christmas Lights Switch On - Polperro
Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 12:00-21:00
FREE
The annual Polperro Christmas LIghts Switch on will take place on Saturday 7th December 2019 on Big Green in the village. Plenty of Festive activities for the whole family during the day including, a Christmas market and a visit from Santa himself. There will be live, festive music and a warm welcome in all the pubs and restaurants Polperro has to offer.

Saltash Christmas Festival 2019 - Saltash
Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 13:00-19:00 Fore Street
FREE
The festival on the 7th of December sees Fore Street transformed into a pedestrian haven with snow in the air, community groups showcasing their activities, and shopkeepers are taking their shops out into the street on Fore Street, showing you the fabulous range of Christmas gifts you can buy right here in Saltash.

Callington Community Centre Christmas Party - Callington
Saturday 7 December 2019 from 14:00 - 16:00 Community Centre
50p admission
Join us for food, father christmas, games and gifts!

Saltash Christmas Festival Drop In Craft - Saltash
Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 14:00-18:00 The Scrapstore
£2 per child
As always, the Saltash Christmas Festival will be held on the first Saturday in December. The Scrapstore will be open all day and we will be running a drop in craft session for children. They can choose a Christmas template to decorate (a snowman, reindeer or angel). Pop in between 2 and 6pm to get creative. Just £2 per child.

Twilight Nature Reserve Walk - Saltash
Saturday 7 December 2019 16:00 -17:30 Churchtown Farm Nature Reserve
£2 per person
A twilight walk around Churchtown Farm Nature Reserve. Organised by The friends of Churchtown Farm Nature Reserve

Lantern Procession & Switching on Christmas Lights - Looe
Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 17:00-20:00
FREE
A Procession through town with lanterns, accompanied by the St. Pinnock Brass Band followed by a Carol Service

Switching on the Lights - Saltash
Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 17:00-20:00
FREE
A fantastic community celebration of the Christmas spirit, organised by the Saltash Chamber of Commerce.

Christmas Tree Light Up - Liskeard
Saturday, 7 December 2019 at 17:00 East Road
FREE
Please join us as we light up the village Christmas tree on The Green as we sing some carols along with Liskeard Silver Band. We will provide tasty mince pies and warming mulled wine to enjoy during the event. There will be a retiring collection for Menheniot Scouts.

Meet The Reindeer at Your Liskeard Store - Liskeard
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 from 18:00-20:00 Mole Valley Farmers
FREE
Your local Liskeard store will play host to Santa's reindeer on Tuesday 10th December between 6pm & 8pm - Bring the family along to meet Dancer and Prancer along with all their Christmas magic.

Crafternoons at Old Sardine Factory - Looe
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 from 14:00-16:00
£1 donation per session (plus materials for workshops)
Fun and informal craft sessions, alternating between workshops and 'Bring Your Own' craft sessions. Chat, craft and create wonderful new craft projects, or share what you have been working on at home , with our friendly and welcoming crafters group.

Carols in the Courtyard - Saltash
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 from 18:00-20:00
FREE
Get in the festive spirit and join the Liskerret Male Voice Choir for some traditional carol singing in the Pentillie Courtyard. Don't forget to wrap up warm as this is an outdoor event. There will be warming winter refreshments available to keep you toasty!

Christmas Rocky Road Workshop - Saltash
Thursday, 12 December 2019 from 16:00-18:00 Truly Scrumptious
Tickets £5. Text 07580 083 083 to book in
Join us to make your own festive Rocky Road with milk chocolate, marshmallows, digestive biscuits and lots of candy and Christmas toppings too! Sessions available at 4pm and 5pm. Sessions last approx 40 mins. Book ASAP to ensure you don't miss out.

Tiddlers at Old Sardine Factory - Looe
Friday, 13 December 2019 from 10:30-12:00
£1 per child
Our morning activity session for 0-4 year olds! From baby sea sensory areas, to toddler crafts, along with story and makaton song time, theres something fun for all your little Tiddlers to do! 

Christmas Big Sing - Saltash
Friday, 13 December 2019 from 19:00-21:00 St Stephens by Saltash
FREE
Come and join us as we sing our favourite Christmas Carols together. Featuring performances by Brunel Primary Academy Choir, Claire Fry & Darren Jane and Mixed Blessings. Followed by seasonal refreshments. Free Entry.

Christmas Fundraiser For CF Trust - Saltash
Sunday, 15 December 2019 from 15:00-18:30 Brunel
Donation
There'll be a huge raffle with amazing prizes. All we ask is that you turn up in super tacky Christmassy attire, buy a couple of raffle tickets, chuck some spare change in a bucket and enjoy the gig!

Jingle Bells & Mince Pies - Saltash
Monday, 16 December 2019 from 14:00-15:00 Library
FREE
Join us for a festive community singalong, with Christmas nibbles kindly donated by Waitrose and singing session from the fabulous Mary Jane Saunders of Soul Singers CIC. Local residents are invited to join us, please pop into the Library to pop your name on the guest list. No charge, as this event is kindly hosted by STC and sponsored by Waitrose. 

Crafternoons at Old Sardine Factory - Looe
Wednesday, 18 December 2019 from 14:00-16:00
£1 donation per session (plus materials for workshops)
Fun and informal craft sessions, alternating between workshops and 'Bring Your Own' craft sessions. Chat, craft and create wonderful new craft projects, or share what you have been working on at home , with our friendly and welcoming crafters group.

Quethiock Lantern and Carol Parade - Liskeard
Wednesday, 18 December 2019 from 18:00-19:00
FREE
Join us in carolling and lighting up our village. Community groups welcome to bring a lantern along. The theme this year is stars and angels. We will meet in the school hall at 6pm and then make our way around the village. We will then come back to the school hall and share mince pies and mulled wine.

Tiddlers at Old Sardine Factory - Looe
Friday, 20 December 2019 from 10:30-12:00
£1 per child
Our morning activity session for 0-4 year olds! From baby sea sensory areas, to toddler crafts, along with story and makaton song time, theres something fun for all your little Tiddlers to do! 

Kids Christmas Party - Saltash
Friday, 20 December from 16:00 - 17:00 Library
£4 per ticket
We will be rocking around the Christmas Tree at Saltash Library for our Kids’ Christmas Party this December! Join us for fun, festive tunes, crafts and party nibbles supplied by our sponsor Waitrose. Tickets £4 each, includes a gift for each child. Please pop by Saltash Guildhall to buy tickets.

Christmas Carolling At The Rose Gardens - Looe
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 13:00-16:00
FREE
Christmas carolling and festivities - hosted by East Looe Co-op

Bouncy Castle Christmas Party - Liskeard
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 15:00 - 17:00 Milennium House
FREE, booking needed
Please contact to book your childs place, you must remain with them. For children aged 12 and under. Tel@ 01579 363096 email: stiveparish@btconnect.com

Copley Kids Christmas Party - Torpoint
Sunday, 22 December 2019 from 16:00-18:30
£2 per child, booking required
Film will start at 4:15pm, there will be an interval while the children enjoy some festive food, before collecting some snacks ready for the second half around 5:30pm :) At the end of the film, Father Christmas will be stopping by with gifts for the children..... but they have to be really good during the film - he'll know if they've been naughty or nice 

Torpoint Football Club Family Boxing Day Disco - Torpoint
Thursday, 26 December 2019 at 12:00 RFC
FREE
Come along to our family disco at torpoint football club on Boxing Day from 12 till 6. We will have games for the kids and plenty of tunes. Hope to see you all there

 

North: Pastow | Tintagel | Wadebridge | Bodmin | Launceston | Bude

Daily Activities:

Swim & Play @ Bude Sandymouth Holiday Resort - Bude
DAILY Monday - Sunday 10:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 17:00
£5 Family Leisure Pass for 4
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

£2 Entry to the National Lobster Hatchery! - Padstow
Open 10:00 - 16:00 Monday to Sunday. Offer available until 31 December. 
£2 entry per person
A charity that was set up to support the cornish fishery and local lobster population. Lobsters are nurtured from egg through their most vunerable stage of their life cycle and released back into the wild. The visitor centre is open every day of the year except Christmas Day.

Elf Day - Padstow
Friday, 6 December 2019 from 09:00-16:00 Padstow Touring Park
Donations for Elf Day for Alzheimers
Our Cornish team of elves will be spreading the festive cheer - fundraising all day for the Alzheimer's Society. Mince pies will be served in our cosy coffee lounge from 9am - 4pm. with festive games all day and some wonderful prizes to be won including Tarquin's Cornish Gin and Embers Pizza Padstow. Enter the Best Elfie competition to win a One Night Pitch Pass for two with complimentary coffees and croissants for breakfast. (Terms and Conditions apply).

Free Taster Ballet Class - Bodmin
Friday, 6 December 2019 from 16:00-18:30 iBounce
All Free Taster Spaces must be Pre-Booked
Tiny Toes Ballet is Fully integrated with the early years foundation stage curriculum, these award-winning classes will help support your child’s learning whilst learning ballet in a fun adventure theme style. To book please drop Miss Tracy a message via this event or Tiny Toes Ballet Cornwall Facebook page.

Padstow Christmas Festival Fireworks - Padstow
Friday 6 December 17:00 North Quay
FREE
Delicious simple food, great selection of Christmas cocktails and drinks along with live music!! Come and join us for a fun filled evening

Padstow Christmas Festival Grotto- Padstow
Friday 6 December 18:45 - 20:15 North Quay
FREE
The event is FREE to attend, with a huge Christmas market, dozens of chef demos on two stages, wine theatre, lantern parade, fun run, firework display, live music, food stalls and more.

Christmas at Norton Barton: Biscuit Decorating - Bude
Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Food Village
£5 per child
Mrs Claus’ biscuit and chocolate decorating.  Walk in workshop from 11-4 £5 per child.  Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Christmas at Norton Barton: Card Making  - Bude
Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 11:00-16:00 Food Village
£1 per child
Xmas card and wrapping paper making. Walk in workshop from 11-4. £1 per child. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Padstow Christmas Festival - Padstow
Saturday 7 December 12:00 - 17:00 North Quay
FREE
The event is FREE to attend, with a huge Christmas market, dozens of chef demos on two stages, wine theatre, lantern parade, fun run, firework display, live music, food stalls and more.

Padstow Christmas Festival Santa Run - Padstow
Saturday 7 December 13:00 North Quay
FREE
The event is FREE to attend, with a huge Christmas market, dozens of chef demos on two stages, wine theatre, lantern parade, fun run, firework display, live music, food stalls and more.

Padstow Christmas Festival Grotto - Padstow
Saturday 7 December 14:00 - 16:00 North Quay
FREE
The event is FREE to attend, with a huge Christmas market, dozens of chef demos on two stages, wine theatre, lantern parade, fun run, firework display, live music, food stalls and more.

Christmas Fayre - Bodmin
Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 17:45-19:00 St Tudy Hall
FREE
We already have stalls for Tower brewing, kids sweets, cupcakes, flower crowns, Books, cards/wooden signs, decorations. Free parking outside. Please park considerately so Santa and his Sleigh can get into his grotto!

Wildlife Watch: Winter Forest School - Bodmin
Sunday 8 December 2019 10:00 - 12:00 Cardinham Woods
£5 refunded deposit once attended
Join Wildlife Watch and Badger Forest School for some winter forest school fun.

Santa Sundays at Trethorne - Launceston
Sunday, 8 December 2019 from 12:00-15:00
£5 one course carvery & santa visit | £3 santa visit only
Meet Santa this Sunday at Trethorne! Enjoy a traditional carvery and meet Santa for just £5 per person. For every £5, the Cornwall Air Ambulance will receive a £2 donation, so it's all for a good cause! Book now on 01566 86903.

Magic Martin Christmas Show at the Falcon Hotel - Bude
Sunday, 8 December 2019 from 14:30-17:00
£5 per child, includes sweetie cone
Just like one of our own team, he loves to make you smile and is sure to do so if you join him for our Christmas Show at 3 pm on 8th December. (doors open 2.30 pm) Tickets are now on sale from reception at the hotel. Numbers are limited so don't miss out.

Christingle - Launceston
Sunday, 8 December 2019 from 16:00-17:00 St Mary Magdalene's Church
FREE
Family Christingle service - all welcome! Come and share the light of Christ and learn about the Christingle orange. Last year more than 150 children enjoyed this service - hope to see you there this year.

Community Christmas Carol Concert - Launceston
Sunday, 8 December 2019 from 19:00-21:00 Town Hall
FREE
With Launceston Town Band and Popchoir! All are welcome. Free to attend. Refreshments and bar available.

Free Mince Pies and Mulled Cider - Bude
Friday, 13 December 2019 from 12:00-16:00 Crackington Cider
FREE
Looking for a locally crafted christmas present? Join us for Mulled cider and mince pies 13th and 14th December at Crackington Cider - hope to see you there!

Free Taster Ballet Class - Bodmin
Friday, 13 December 2019 from 16:00-18:30 iBounce
All Free Taster Spaces must be Pre-Booked
Tiny Toes Ballet is Fully integrated with the early years foundation stage curriculum, these award-winning classes will help support your child’s learning whilst learning ballet in a fun adventure theme style. To book please drop Miss Tracy a message via this event or Tiny Toes Ballet Cornwall Facebook page.

The Barrel's Christmas Ride or Stride - Bude
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 12:00-16:00 The Barrel
£5 donation
Our third Christmas Ride or Stride. Visiting 7 pubs over 7 miles for local charity 'A Helping Hand For The Always'. You can run, walk, bike, scoot or hop but you definitely can't drive! Fancy dress encouraged and a suggested donation of £5 at the beginning before we start then we all collect more donations on the way. 

Free Mince Pies and Mulled Cider - Bude
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 12:00-16:00 Crackington Cider
FREE
Looking for a locally crafted christmas present? Join us for Mulled cider and mince pies 13th and 14th December at Crackington Cider - hope to see you there!

The Barrel's Christmas Ride or Stride - Bude
Saturday, 14 December 2019 from 12:00-16:00 The Barrel at Bude
£5 donation
Our third Christmas Ride or Stride. Visiting 7 pubs over 7 miles for local charity 'A Helping Hand For The Always'. You can run, walk, bike, scoot or hop but you definitely can't drive! Fancy dress encouraged and a suggested donation of £5 at the beginning before we start then we all collect more donations on the way.

Waterside Christmas Market - Bodmin
Sunday, 15 December 2019 from 11:00-15:00 Waterside Resort
FREE, £3 Child to see Santa
We have some local suppliers providing you with local chutneys/jams , handmade produce and gifts for your loved ones. Santa will be here £3 per child. Mince pies and delicious festive hot chocolates. Fun for all the family

Santa Sundays at Trethorne - Launceston
Sunday, 15 December 2019 from 12:00-15:00
£5 one course carvery & santa visit | £3 santa visit only
Meet Santa this Sunday at Trethorne! Enjoy a traditional carvery and meet Santa for just £5 per person. For every £5, the Cornwall Air Ambulance will receive a £2 donation, so it's all for a good cause! Book now on 01566 86903.

Hengar Manor Christmas Craft Fair - Bodmin
Sunday, 15 December 2019 from 12:00-17:00
FREE, £3 for Grotto
Join us at Hengar Manor on Sunday 15th December for our Christmas Craft Fair - there's gifts to buy from local stallholders, and lots to do for kids!

Carols Round the Tree - Bude
Thursday, 19 December 2019 from 19:00-20:00 Brendon Arms
FREE
With Bude Town Band. Carols Round the Tree with Bude Town Band, 7pm on Thursday 19th December

Polar Express Pyjama Party - Launceston
Friday, 20 December 2019 from 18:00-21:00 Town Hall
£5 in advance, includes film screening, hot chocolate and a cookie
Pop on your favourite PJ's and a dressing gown and come down to the Town Hall for a screening of Polar Express to add some magic to your family Christmas experience. Advance tickets from polarexpresspyjamaparty@gmail.com

Christmas Craft Open Day! - Bodmin
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 10:00-15:00 81 Fore Street
£3 per child
Come and join the Friends of KBSK for some Christmas crafting in the heart of town. Will you make some decorations? Cards? An elf mask? Maybe you'll make your very own creation! There will be stations set up with various craft activities but there are no set rules. Art has no boundaries! Drop in anytime between 10am-3pm for as long as you like. Suggested donation of £3 per child

A special screening of 'How the Grinch Stole Xmas' - Bodmin
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 14:00-17:30 St Tudy Village Hall
£3 Child Advance, £4 on the door
A very special showing of this classic Xmas movie. Father Christmas will be Cinema Manager for the day and he is bringing a special Santa Sweet Shop. Tickets £3 per child in advance/ £4 on the door - accompanying adults/carers don't need to buy a ticket but will be asked for a small donation at the door. For safeguarding reasons all children must be supervised by parent/carer at all times. Doors open 2pm. Film starts 2.30pm. Tickets for sale at the Shop and at 'Greyhayes' and are available on a first come first served basis. We have a feeling this will be a popular event so please do book early.

Winter Wonderland 2019 - Bodmin
Saturday, 21 December 2019 from 15:00-17:00 Cardinham
£4 per child and bring a clean, empty jar
Our annual winter lantern walk includes lantern making... unique after-dark lantern walk in a gorgeous setting... carol singing around the campfire... yummy hot festive drinks & treats... PLEASE dress appropriately for the outdoors/weather and BRING ALONG a CLEAN, EMPTY GLASS JAR

Carols By The Camel - Wadebridge
Sunday, 22 December 2019 from 16:00-17:00 Saltbox
FREE
Carols are back!! Following on from our ever-popular Carols by the Beach, we're starting a new tradition of Carols by the river Camel. Mulled wine, hot chocolates, mince pies, an awesome array of tasty food from everyone at Saltbox and a good old falalalala around the Christmas tree.

Pickwick Christmas Carols - Padstow
Monday, 23 December 2019 from 18:00-23:00 Pickwick
FREE
Join us for an evening of Christmas carols! St Minver brass band, Santa's grotto, mince pies and cheer! restaurant open as usual all day and evening.

Coads Green Walking Nativity - Launceston
Monday, 23 December 2019 at 19:00 Coads Green
FREE
Come and joing us on a magical walking tour to follow Mary and Joseph and their little donkey to a stable in Bethlehem; gaze in awe with the shepherds and their lambs as the angels appear before them; travel with the Wise Men to bring gifts to the newborn baby.

 

 

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