Top things to do in August 2019
Get the inside scoop on the top things to do in around the river in August.
31 July - 4 August
Circus Funtasia is back in Falmouth and it's bigger and better than ever! This phenomenal live show goes beyond all your expectations, and proves that the circus isn't just for kids.
Expect spectacular aerialists flying through the Big Top, Wheel of Death acrobats that leap dizzying heights, fearless fire eaters, gymnasts and jugglers, effortless comic moments, crazy motorbikes, The Geek, and so much more!
Look out for the cheeky Cirque du Vulgar in the Big Top on Saturday nights too, when the cast don their risqué outfits and perform an entirely different show for over 18’s only.
Book your tickets online or call 07706168507
Open Air Cinema at Pendennis Castle
Immerse yourself in an outdoor cinema experience like no other in Cornwall, join Pendennis Castle for a series of for this summer screenings
1 August- Bohemian Rhapsody
8 August - Pirates of the Carribean
15 August - A Knight’s Tale
Sail into the sunset with a cocktail in hand and celebrate summer with a cruise along the Fal River aboard our luxury wooden boat Moyana. We will be joined by The Greenbank Hotel’s finest mixologists making a selection of cocktails created especially for the Sundowners Cruise.
Relax in the comfort of the lower deck saloon or head out on the open panorama deck and drink in the view.
Our Sundowner Cruise is the perfect way to end your weekend, where you can toast the day and the beauty of the Fal River.
Falmouth Week 2019
9 - 18 August
Falmouth Week is a major attraction for locals and visitors alike. With its origins in a local sailing regatta dating back at least far as 1837 (we have an engraved trophy to prove it!) Falmouth Week has evolved into not only a major sailing competition in the South West but also an opportunity for sailors and landlubbers to enjoy the many daytime and evening attractions in the town.
A Perfect World : Miracle Theatre
A Perfect World is a brand new action-packed adventure following a feisty young woman as she ventures into a ‘Boy’s Own’ world of undiscovered jungles, treasure maps, campfires and penknives.
Leading her team of quarrelsome explorers she stumbles into a bountiful paradise, whose inhabitants seem entirely peaceful, productive and fulfilled.
Is this tranquil place the best of all possible worlds? Or is all too good to be true?
August Tour Dates around the Fal River
13 AUGUST 2019 | ST MAWES CASTLE, ST MAWES - Catch the Showboat from Falmouth...
16 AUGUST 2019 | EPIPHANY HOUSE, TRURO
17 AUGUST 2019 | EPIPHANY HOUSE, TRURO
23 AUGUST 2019 | ENYS GARDENS, PENRYN
24 AUGUST 2019 | ENYS GARDENS, PENRYN
Shell Seekers Painting Workshop with Lucy Innes Williams
Turn your foraged shells, seaweed and sea glass into a framed, pattern-led painting, ready to take away and hang in your home.
Join this creative workshop and play with brightly coloured-paints, experiment with developing your own folk-art style and put together a painting centred around your foraged collection of shells, seaweed and coastal wildflowers.
Chefs on the Quay
A gourmet feast at The Greenbank Hotel Quay featuring six top local chefs rustling up their dishes against the panoramic backdrop of Falmouth harbour. A rustic feast night with a difference, Sharp’s Brewery will be sponsoring ‘Chefs on the Quay’ and will match the six delicious dishes with their award-winning beers and ales.
Limited tickets at £55 per person are available.
Cider Tasting Cruise
Departing Custom House Quay, Falmouth | 6.30pm - 8.30pm | £35
Join The Stable Falmouth for a cider tasting experience like no other, on board our classic wooden ferry. During this 2 hour cruise around the Fal River you will taste a wide selection of ciders, from high-end elegant sparklers to hedgerow blends and rough and ready scrumpies.
With two of The Stable’s highly trained Cider Master’s on board to guide you through your cider journey, you will learn all about the cider-making process, different cider-making regions and some common things to look out for such as tannins, acidity and blending.
To top it off, you’ll tuck-in to The Stable’s famous freshly prepared sharing boards!
The Alverton's Summer Garden Sessions
Relax in Thwe Alverton Hotel's gorgeous gardens this summer with live music and a cocktail in hand. Bask in the natural beauty of the private gardens, dine al fresco on the sun-drenched terrace and listen to fantastic live music with a summer cocktail in hand at the Summer Garden Sessions at The Alverton Hotel.
Get that Friday feeling with two cocktails for £10, created by the talented bar team and served to you in the sunshine. Whilst you sip, they'll be firing up the outdoor grill ready for head chef Simon George to rustle up some of his signature summer dishes.
Check out the exciting line up of live music and choose your night!