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Top Things to do in November

1 November 2017

Your comprehensive guide to the best events popping up around the Fal River this November.

Autumn is in full swing come November. The evenings are longer and the days chillier, but that's no reason to hibernate indoors.

The Fal River area has tons of events to offer throughout the month. 
From homegrown theatre and local craft fairs to luxury dining experience's and jaw-dropping firework displays there's plenty keep you entertained.

Here's our pick of the best things to do around the river this month. 

The Coastguard's Daughter

2 November

National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Falmouth

Canvas Theatre weaves storytelling and shanty singing to tell a riveting true tale about life during WW1 on the Cornish coast

This Autumn, a riveting piece of original lyrical theatre, interweaved with live shanty singing and hymns of the sea will tour coastal communities in Cornwall. Presented by Canvas Theatre, The Coastguard’s Daughter tells the true and almost forgotten tale of a Cornish community reacting to the perils and difficulties of war.

The NMMC performance will feature Femmes de le Mer an all female sea shanty group.

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Malpas Fireworks Night

4 November

The Heron Inn will be hosting the annual Malpas Fireworks Night. Back again for 2017, the show is set to be bigger and better than before, with the scheduled set off time of 6:30pm. This is an event not to be missed be sure to put the date in your diary and head up to Malpas for the best fireworks in town.

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Chef Night Experience at The Idle Rocks

11 November

This month The Idle Rocks will be hosting the Chef Night Experience. 3 of the country's top Michelin star Chefs will join forces with The Idle Rocks head chef Guy Owen and his team for one special night. Guests will enjoy an eight course-tasting menu, with each chef presenting two dishes throughout the evening. All courses will incorporate the very best of local and seasonal ingredients, with each chef showcasing their culinary excellence from their region.

Spaces are limited. To book call 01326 270270 or email

Outlaw 2017 

11 & 12 November 

Over two days, Outlaw 2017 will showcase 70+ independent creative designers, makers and producers selling a wondrous array of fabulous stuff, at Penryn Campus. Outlaw are also celebrating emerging talent by dedicating space to new fledgling creative businesses. This is the perfect place to start some serious Christmas planning and shopping.  It’s going to be an exciting weekend.

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Weber Winter Warmer Course

12 November

Philleigh Way will be heading outside once more to fire up the barbecues in preparation for their popular Weber winter warmer course. After all, a barbecue isn’t just for summer!
During the course, you'll learn how to get the most out of your BBQ during the winter months including cooking Sunday roasts, soups and even your Christmas turkey! The winter warmers course includes mastering Weber's renowned "lid-on" barbecue techniques for grilling, roasting, smoking and baking.

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Follies LIVE at Hidden Cinema

16 November

As part of their new 'Live Arts' season, St Mawes Hotel are broadcasting live art performances direct from the world famous Royal Opera House and The National Theatre in London. This month, Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical Follies is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and will be broadcast live into the luxury hidden cinema.

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Tattoo Flash Day at National Maritime Museumn Cornwall

17 November 

Tattoo Artists Olly Streeter Dan Hague and Matt Crandon will all be tattooing live at the museum all day. Designs are inspired by original flash featured in NMMC's groundbreaking and award winning exhibition British Tattoo Art Revealed - The Museum will be opening late with live music, bar, free rum cocktail on arrival and live tattooing.

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Truro City of Lights

22 November

The hugely anticipated Truro City of Lights Festival and Parade lights up the city in in spectacular fashion delighting the crowds who gather for this spectacular festive event.

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Creative Writing Breaks 

20 — 24 November

Jon Stock, author of six spy thrillers, is hosting two creative writing breaks @thenarehotel in Cornwall
this autumn/winter. Learn how to write your own thriller with first hand tuition from Jon on
characterisation, plot twists and narrative style. Plus hear the story behind Jon’s latest spy novel To
Snare A Spy, set in and around The Nare. 

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Newton Faulkner at Princess Pavilion

27 November

Newton Faulkner is back to release his 6th studio album later this year, following a string of top 10 albums (including two at no.1). After 10 years and 5 albums, 2017 is going to be a big anniversary year for Newton, with a massive tour of the UK and Europe, in October & November.

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