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Free & Under £5 Activities April & Half Term 2019

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

Daily activities:

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

Daily from 24th March - 1st November 2019 at 11.30, 13.30, 14.30 (except Saturday)
FREE
Learn about island life with our daily tours. What's it like to live on an island? Join one of our free daily tours and hear about the families that call the Mount home, view the buildings that have played key roles in its history and

Coverack Pisky Trail – Coverack
Until Tuesday 23 April 2019 Available from The Old Mill Shop and Coverack Village Stores
£2.50 per trail
It cost £2.50 for each Pisky Trail that will guide you to the hiding piskies, Follow the route and write down the names of the piskies you find (leave the piskies there for other people to find!), the first letter of their names will spell out a Mystery Pisky phrase. A Pisky Trail is a great way to explore Coverack and the route and phrase change each school holiday!

Plastic Fashion Exhibition @ Museum of Cornish Life - Helston
Monday to Saturday 10:00 - 16:00, until 27 April.
FREE
Plastic Fashion aims to address one of the many issues within the fashion industry, mainly the excessive use of materials which are not biodegradable, such as polyesters. The exhibition will explore the move away from natural fibres and towards synthetics within fast fashion and delve…

Community Woodland Day @ Bosavern Community Farm - Penzance
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 from 10:00-15:00 Bosavern Farm
FREE
Our longterm volunteer Ian has nearly 50 years' experience gardening without chemicals for the benefit of pollinating insects and other wildlife. He leads wildlife-friendly gardening every Monday morning at Bosavern Community Farm between 10am - 1pm. Come and help us improve your community farm as…01736 788454

Art Lab for 13 - 18 Years @ Tate St Ives - St Ives
Wednesday 24 April 2019 from 15.45 - 17.15 Tate St Ives
£1 special entry
Into art? 13-18 years old? Then get creative at Art Lab this summer. You'll be working with an artist to explore materials, mess with media and showcase your artwork in our Summer Art Lab exhibition. 01736 796 226

Zumba With Verity [4-6 Year Olds] - Helston
Wednesday' 24 April 2019 16:00-16:45 Wendron Plant Nursery
£4 per session
Zumba with Verity class for 4-6 year olds. Come and watch your little ones dance to the beat whilst you enjoy a lovely coffee from our cafe :) £4/session

Zumba With Verity [7-12 Year Olds]  - Helston
Wednesday' 24 April 2019 17:00 - 18:00 Wendron Plant Nursery
£5 per session
Zumba with Verity class for 7-12 year olds. Come and watch your little ones dance to the beat whilst you enjoy a lovely coffee from our cafe :) £5/session  

Easter Holiday Family / Kids Yoga - Helston
Friday 26 April 2019 from 09:30-10:15 Trelowarren TR12 6AF
£5 per person
Join our kids yoga teacher, Hettie Whittaker, each Friday during the Easter holidays at 9.30am for family/kids yoga. £5 per person. You can expect to delve into fun yoga poses, mindful games and activities and make a bed out of blankets and homemade eye pillows…01326 221224

Story Time with Ali at Wendron Plant Nursery - Helston
Friday 26 April 2019 from 10:00 - 11:00am Wendron Plant Nursery
£2.50 per child
Story time is brilliant for all young ones. Both our 1 and 3 year olds love this with Ali. She's brilliant at engaging with the children and does far more than just stories. The structure in general is bouncy fun until 10:20ish to allow people…07817 262291

Family Field @ Porthleven Festival - Helston
Friday 26 April from 10:00 TR13 9JA
FREE
Chefs Theatre, Family Area, including art and circus workshops. Performances on the Lime Kiln Stage, The Literary Tent, Entry to all food markets and the Port & Oyster. All free.

Annual Charity Rugby Match: RNLI v Fire Service - Penzance
Friday, 26 April 2019 from 18:30-23:00 Penzance & Newlyn Rugby Football Club
By Donation
This years charity rugby match played between the RNLI & Fire Service will be a Friday night fixture under the floodlights at the Mennaye in Penzance - 18.30 Kick-Off Please spread the word to players & supporters we want to build on the great…

Trevithick Day Street Party 2019 – Camborne
Saturday, 27 April 2019 from 09:30-17:00 Camborne Town Centre
FREE
Annual street party to celebrate our favourite son, Richard Trevithick. Lots of steam engines, dancing, music, street stalls, funfair, classic cars and lots more.  All free.

Family Field @ Porthleven Festival - Helston
Saturday 27 April from 10:00 TR13 9JA
FREE
Chefs Theatre, Family Area, including art and circus workshops. Performances on the Lime Kiln Stage, The Literary Tent, Entry to all food markets and the Port & Oyster. All free.

Big Brunch & Car Wash - Redruth
Saturday, 27 April 2019 from 10:00-14:00 The Lanner Band Centre
£5 Car wash with toast, tea or coffee 
It must be spring... Sit back, relax and enjoy a full English breakfast whilst your car is getting a clean! Build a breakfast for 50p an item.  All proceeds to the Lanner and District Silver Band and the Lanner…

Squashbox Theatre presents: Curious Creatures - Redruth
Saturday, 27 April 2019 from 14:00-15:00 Heartlands 
Tickets £4.85 Online, £5 OTD
Animals are amazing! There are big ones, little ones, scaly ones, furry ones, friendly ones and scary ones! There are over 8 million different species of animal on earth today and in this show we're going to meet all of them! (Ok, not all of…

Family Field @ Porthleven Festival - Helston
Sunday 28 April from 10:00 TR13 9JA
FREE
Chefs Theatre, Family Area, including art and circus workshops. Performances on the Lime Kiln Stage, The Literary Tent, Entry to all food markets and the Port & Oyster. All free.

Wildlife Gardening Days @ Bosavern Community Farm - Penzance
Monday 29 April 10:00 - 13:00 until September 2019 Bosavern Farm St Just TR19 7RD
FREE
Our longterm volunteer Ian has nearly 50 years' experience gardening without chemicals for the benefit of pollinating insects and other wildlife. He leads wildlife-friendly gardening every Monday morning at Bosavern Community Farm between 10am - 1pm. Come and help us improve your community farm as…

Baby and Parent Session @ Penlee – Penzance
Monday, 29 April 2019 from 10:00-11:30 Penlee House Gallery & Museum TR18 4HE
FREE
Come and experience the amazing artworks at Penlee whilst you and your baby play and explore together. Suitable for babies from birth to crawlers/early walkers.  FREE; drop-in session; no need to book.

 

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

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Daily Activities:

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

Little Fingers Workshop - Falmouth 
Wednesday 24th April 13:30 Falmouth Art Gallery TR11 2RT
FREE
It is a happy mix of making, doing, music, stories and more with Jo Lumber.

Little Fingers Workshop - Falmouth 
Thursday 25th April 10:30 Falmouth Art Gallery TR11 2RT
FREE
It is a happy mix of making, doing, music, stories and more with Jo Lumber.

CHAOS Community Fridge Launch - Truro
Friday, 26 April 2019 from 14:00-16:30 Cafe Chaos
FREE
We are now part of the @HubbubUK family of community fridges!Celebrate with us at our Stop Food Waste event.There will be… Free samples of a wide range of local donated food surplus Recipe demonstrations of how to make easy meals out of foods that are…01872 246725

Community Games Night - Perranporth
Friday 26 April 2019, 17:00 - 21:00 AsOne Community Space and Cafe
£5 Family, Individual £1.50; includes 1 free tea/coffee/juice/water
We are hosting this event every last Friday of the month to get people together through fun games, good food and music to build a stronger community and engage in something beyond the screens of our time. It has been proven that social exclusion is…

Dumbo (PG) Brannel Cinema – St Stephen
Friday, 26 April 2019 from 19:00-21:00
Tickets £3
The live-action reboot of the Disney classic film. A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

Superhero Day - Truro
Saturday, 27 April 2019 from 09:00-12:00 Truro Lounge, TR1 2ES
By donation
A fun filled day with fancy dress and a superhero bake sale! Raising money and awareness for Penhaligon Friends. Our Aim is to reach £500 but would love to exceed this amount. Please pop down! And let's raise money for an amazing charity

Free Fun! Make & Paint Games Workshop Warhammer Figures - Truro
Saturday, 27 April 2019 from 10:00-16:00 Malletts Home Hardware, Near ARGOS
FREE
Join Jon and the team on Saturday 27th April to make and paint your very own Games Workshop Warhammer figure. These fantasy tabletop characters have a huge worldwide following which stems from painting the figures to playing with them. After all that model fun, you…01872 274441

Saturday Plant Swap - Lostwithiel
Saturday 27 April 10:00 - 12:00 St Bartholomew's Church PL22 0EQ
By Swap or Donation
Lostwithiel's Plant Swap is back in St Bart’s Churchyard from 10am to 12 noon every Saturday morning from 6th April through to 7th September 2019 (if wet we will be in the porch) with plants, seeds, seedlings and (later in the year) surplus produce, either…

Last Chance to Dance: Family Dance Night at Chyan! - Penryn
Saturday 27th April 18:00 - 20:00
£1 Child, £5 Adult
Dance is medicine for all of us - young and old alike. Unfortunately, most dance venues are unsuitable for children or the uninebriated. This event is a chance for everyone to dance, whatever their age, family status or sense of rhythm. Let go, shake it…

Trefusis Estate Kids Fun Trail Run – Truro
Sunday, 28 April 2019 from 10:00-13:00 Trefusis Estate, Flushing
£5, finishers medal and goody bag
This year spring kids fun run is at the beautiful Trefusis Estate, Flushing. The course of approximately 2 miles starts at the estate home, and incorporates woodlands, rolling fields and not forgetting, stunning views of Fal Estuary.

Penwithick Community Litter Pick and Easter Egg Hunt - St Austell 
Sunday 28th April from 10:30 - 13:30 RESCHEDULED DATE - Penwithick Post Office PL26 8UQ
FREE
Volunteers also required please contact Penwithick Post Office for further information 
Our plan is to start at the shop and finish at the small park next to the shop for an Easter Egg hunt for the children.

Falmouth ParkLIVE - Falmouth
Sunday 28th April 12.30- 17.30 @ Kimberley Park 
FREE
Parklive returns this Sunday 28th April! Co-ordinated by Source fm and hosted at Kimberley Park from 12.30pm - 5.30pm, this is the first in the series for 2019. These FREE monthly music events showcase a fantastic range of local talent and are open to local…

Baby Jam - Falmouth 
Monday 29th April 2019 14:00 - 15:00 Falmouth Art Gallery TR11 2RT
FREE
This is a multi-sensory experience for babies and their carers. Relax and enjoy the textures, smells and sounds with your baby.

East: Pastow | Tintagel | Wadebridge | Bodmin | Liskeard | Looe | Camelford | Launceston | Bude | Callington | Saltash | Torpoint

Daily Activities:

£5 Family Leisure Pass, Swim & Play @ Bude Sandymouth Holiday Resort - Bude
DAILY throughout April General swims at 10:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 17:00
£5 Family Ticket [for 4 people]
Back for the season is our outdoor splash pad 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

£5 3 Course Lunch plus Drinks - Saltash
Wednesday, 24 April  from 12:00-15:00 Dynnargh Restaurant @ Cornwall College Saltash
£5 for three courses and drinks
As the students need to be assessed on their service we are hosting bargain assessment lunches. All the info is on the poster (click the event photo for full poster) but message me with any queries or to book. Hayleigh.  

Charlie’s Easter Chick Challenge & Gallery Picture Quiz - Launceston 
Thursday 25th April 10:00 - 16:00 The Bearhouse PL15 7PJ
FREE
It’s free entry to The Bearhouse and the opening hours are 10am to 4pm. We can’t wait to see you there for lots of Easter fun for the kids and all the family. Plus don’t forget we have our fantastic Charlie Bears on-site too

£5 3 Course Lunch plus Drinks - Saltash
Thursday 25 April  from 12:00-15:00 Dynnargh Restaurant @ Cornwall College Saltash
£5 for three courses and drinks
As the students need to be assessed on their service we are hosting bargain assessment lunches. All the info is on the poster (click the event photo for full poster) but message me with any queries or to book. Hayleigh.  

Charlie’s Easter Chick Challenge & Gallery Picture Quiz - Launceston 
Friday 26th April 10:00 - 16:00 The Bearhouse PL15 7PJ
FREE
It’s free entry to The Bearhouse and the opening hours are 10am to 4pm. We can’t wait to see you there for lots of Easter fun for the kids and all the family. Plus don’t forget we have our fantastic Charlie Bears on-site too

£5 3 Course Lunch plus Drinks - Saltash
Friday 26 April  from 12:00-15:00 Dynnargh Restaurant @ Cornwall College Saltash
£5 for three courses and drinks
As the students need to be assessed on their service we are hosting bargain assessment lunches. All the info is on the poster (click the event photo for full poster) but message me with any queries or to book. Hayleigh.  

Feel Good Festival - Launceston
Saturday, 27 April 2019 from 10:00-16:00 Launceston Town Hall PL15 7AR
FREE
We are passionate about all things Feel Good so we are bringing some awesomeness to Launceston. Let us help you spark more joy in your life. This free entry event includes Therapies, consultations and mini treatments. Gifts & products. Taster workshops and talks. Feel good food and drink + Prize draw!

Words in Woods Festival - Bodmin
Sunday, 28 April 2019 from 10:00-17:30 Cardinham Woods
Family Ticket £15 (2 Adult, 4 Children) [Works out £2.50 per person]
intoBodmin, in association with KEAP, Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival, Guillemot Press and Cardinham Woods, are proud to present - Words in Woods.Don't miss this very special family friendly, one-day festival of storytelling, taking place in Cardinham Woods on Sunday 28th April 2019, between 10am-5:30pm. Discover…

Active8 Sunday Fun Day - Bodmin
Sunday, 28 April 2019 from 11:00-15:00 Cardinham Woods
FREE
Active8 invite you to take part in our Sunday Fun day at Cardinham Woods. Head to the BBQ area anytime between 11am and 3pm. There will be lots of fun and more importantly FOOD to be had. Join us for a social walk around the…

Puddle Farm Shop Spring Fest - Bodmin
Sunday, 28 April 2019 from 12:00-15:00 Puddle Farm
FREE
We are raising money to install accessible facilities on the farm. BBQ - try our rare breed pork hot dogs. FARM TOUR at 1.30pm, see our new lambs, pigs, hens, orchard and organic kitchen garden. TOMBOLA - Buy a ticket to try and win a prize...all proceeds go…

Easter Egg Hunt @ Siblyback Lake - Liskeard
Sunday, 28 April 2019 from 14:00-16:00 Meet at Cornwall Services 12:30, then head to Siblyback lake
£2 per child
Hello, you lovely lot….. its that time of year again…. The Easter Bunny will be visiting…. Nom nom nom… this year we’re doing something a little different than our usual cruises…. An Easter Egg Hunt…. Can I hear a yippee from you chocolate lovers????? Ok…

Port Eliot Country Fair and Horse Trials - Saltash
Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th April 2019 10:00 - 16:00
£3 Tickets
Port Eliot are delighted to be hosting a country fair in conjunction with the annual Port Eliot Horse Trials and British Arena Eventing weekend on 27th & 28th April 2019. On Saturday and Sunday (10am to 4pm) The lawn and gardens in front of the…

£5 3 Course Lunch plus Drinks - Saltash
Monday 29 April  from 12:00-15:00 Dynnargh Restaurant @ Cornwall College Saltash
£5 for three courses and drinks
As the students need to be assessed on their service we are hosting bargain assessment lunches. All the info is on the poster (click the event photo for full poster) but message me with any queries or to book. Hayleigh.  

Public Hall Launch Event - Liskeard
Monday, 29 April 2019 from 15:00-17:00 Liskeard Town Council
FREE
Come along and look around the complex following our refurbishment. Enjoy a complimentary Cornish cream tea in the Wheal Phoenix Room. Look around the 7 rooms and new semi-commercial kitchen available to hire and the updated modern decor. See the layouts of the rooms and get…

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