Alternative Nights Out in Cornwall
Here’s one for those who like to think outside the box. Try something new this summer, check out these ideas for exciting nights out in Cornwall with a difference.
Watch a play under the stars!
As the weather warms, Cornwall's magnificent outdoor theatre scene springs to life. Fal River Faves Miracle will be popping up all over Cornwall (and beyond) with their new action packed adventure A Perfect World.
For a truly unique performance space set against the stunning backdrop of an award-winning sub-tropical Cornish garden head to Trebah. Trebah transforms into one of the areas most vibrant cultural hubs during the summer months hosting and producing a vivid mix of theatre, music, stand-up comedy, puppetry and dance.
Open Air Cinema
Nothing much beats watching a film in the sun or under the stars while you sit back in the great outdoors, enjoying a cool evening breeze or the heat of a summer day.
You can find outdoor cinemas popping up across Cornwall all summer to help fuel your movie addictions this summer follow Skylight Cinema for all the latest screenings.
Night time Rockpooling
Rockpooling is even better at night. See what weird and wonderful creatures you can find under the night sky using UV torches. Falmouth Marine Conservation run a huge range of activities to get the whole community involved, from fun family activities to get the kids loving the outdoors, to academic talks about cutting edge research going on right here in Falmouth.
Hidden Hut Feast Nights
The famous Hidden Hut opens on selected summer evenings to host their open-air feast nights. Like a big family picnic, you bring the plates, cutlery and wine, we provide the food and fire. It’s all outdoors so you’ll need to dress for the weather – they go ahead whatever the forecast says! Previous feasts have included ‘Lobster & Chips’, ‘Slow-roasted spring Lamb’, ‘Wood-fired Seafood Paella’, ‘Mackerel Grill’, ‘Sticky Ribs’.
Tickets sell like hot cakes, and the dates are released in monthly batches so keep a close eye on the Hidden Hut website
The Eden Sessions are a series of live music events held in the summer in the spectacular setting of the Eden Project. The beautiful site with its natural acoustics draws world-class artists to give amazing performances that many regard as among their best. See the line-up and book tickets...
Old Bakery Studios
In recent years Truro's Old Bakery Studios has become one of Cornwall’s go-to venues for live music, comedy, theatre and themed parties. Boasting a year-round line-up of killer indie events, make sure you keep an eye out for what's on over the summer and support this independent grassroots venue.