Top things to do in September 2019
The summer holidays may be drawing to a close, but that doesn’t spell the end of great days out and events in Cornwall, here's our top September suggestions ...
Join Trebah Garden Archivist Nicky Wharton on our Hydrangea Walk and Talk Discover the many varieties we have around the garden and understand why these late bloomers were introduced to Trebah over sixty years ago.Nicky will advise on all aspects of cultivation of hydrangeas and choosing the right varieties for your own garden.
The Grace Notes
Uplifting and inspirational smooth jazz, gospel and soul favourites live from Trebah Amphitheatre.Uplifting, inspirational, powerful and emotive, from Aretha Franklin to Marvin Gaye gospel-style, The Grace Notes will also be playing smooth jazz and soul favourites from the likes of Nina Simone and Stevie Wonder.
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Hook, Line and Sinker
Until 7 September
Tight lines! Falmouth Art Gallery have reeled in some spectacular fishing themed artworks for an exhibition that really is the catch of the day.On display is a mixture of traditional and contemporary paintings, drawings, sculpture and automata from Falmouth’s collection, including a new acquisition A Rocky Shore by Charles Napier Hemy (1839-1917).
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NMMC Heritage Tours
Until 15 September
The National Maritime Museum Cornwall are offering Heritage Boat Tours around Falmouth Harbour on board the 1930’s motor cruiser Jonik. Complete with a knowledgeable guide uncover more about the town’s fascinating maritime history, drink in the breathtaking views and discover a different way to explore the Cornish coastline.
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The Murder Trial
Ever wondered what it’s like to sit on a Jury? Or to assess the evidence and convict a criminal? Well now you can at The Falmouth Hotel. Following an evening meal you will become the jury and the decision, quite literally will be yours..
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Orvis UK Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival
12 - 15 September
Fly fishers from Britain, Europe and around the World are invited to St Mawes in Cornwall to take part in one of the biggest events to hit the game fishing scene for many years. The event is suitable for both the highly experienced fly fisherman and those less experienced who want to learn more about this exiting form of fishing.
Gypsy Jazz Cruise
Due to popular demand, and amazing feedback we've invited Swingology back for another Gypsy Jazz Cruise.
The lively trio will have you bopping in the aisles as you sail on by with the Fal River as a backdrop. Hangout with the band and enjoy the ‘speakeasy’ atmosphere in our intimate lower deck, or grab a drink from our bar and head outside to take in the music whilst watching the lights of Falmouth Harbour twinkling across the water.
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ShelterBox Visitor Centre
Cornwall’s most unique attraction hides in plain sight in Truro. ShelterBox visitor centre tells the fascinating story of a charity born in rugged West Cornwall that now provides emergency aid to survivors of disasters around the world. Its interactive displays and knowledgeable volunteers will leave you feeling inspired by their work and fascinated by the problems they solve trying to help hard to reach communities after disaster strikes. ShelterBox is a must see for anyone holidaying on the Fal River. The centre is open Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm and admission is free.
visitshelterbox.org for more information or call 01872302600.
Hire a Classic Car
With quieter roads and lovely weather September is the perfect time to go for a spin in a classic convertible sportscar. The ideal touch to make your holiday in Cornwall that little bit more special or a cheeky indulgent treat to enjoy at home. Leave the main roads behind and get lost in The Roselands winding country lanes that lead you to the areas best kept secrets. Contact Perranwell Garage for the classic car hire options, and day route maps.
Go on a Bear Hunt in St Mawes
Bear Cornwall is a brand NEW mobile coffee van stationed right by the St Mawes Castle offering Roseland ramblers a tempting excuse to stop and take in the panaromic views.
In need of a change of scene for the day? Hop on the St Mawes Ferry and set out on the Headland Walk, stopping to refresh en route.