Top Things to do in July 2021
Summer is well and truly here now and with that comes all sorts of fun things to see, do and experience in our beautiful Fal River area. With sunshine comes outdoor theatre, live music and cocktails, not to mention an abundance of family friendly activities to kick start the school holidays! Take a look below at our top pick of events and activities for July…
Dandy Lion at Trebah Garden
Thursday 29th & Friday 30th
Shows at: 11am, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm
A magical, musical fable performed across Trebah Garden. Dandy Lion is a brand-new, intimate storytelling experience for children and families this summer. Follow Tevi, a uniquely special lion cub, in this heart-warming, coming-of-age story as he discovers what it is to be the leader of a pride. A reminder to adults and children alike that our uniqueness should be our strength; after all, there are many ways to be a lion… The performance will start in the Visitor Centre and take place on foot around the garden finishing on the beach.
Food Jam at Enys Gardens
Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th
The celebration of world foods brings some of Cornwall's best street food chefs back to Enys on the weekend 10th and 11th of July. The two day event will allow you to explore a wide range of international street foods, sample local ales and enjoy live music in one of Cornwall's oldest gardens - Covid 19 restrictions allowing. Food Jam will feature a “graze trail” inviting visitors on a journey to explore world foods whilst enjoying the historic gardens and taking part in the many activities the event has to offer.
Summer Garden Sessions
Thursday 1st, Thursday 8th & Thursday 29th
Bask in the natural beauty of private gardens, dine al fresco on a sun-drenched terrace and listen to fantastic acoustic music with a summer cocktail in hand at The Alverton Hotel’s Summer Garden Sessions. Truro's newest garden party to start your weekend on a high. Kick back with two cocktails for £10, created by their talented bar team and served to you in the sunshine. Whilst you sip, their chefs will be rustling up some signature summer dishes. Dine al fresco to live music as beautiful as the surroundings. Click below to buy tickets for the above dates:
Truro High Tide Cruise
Saturday 24th July
All aboard Enterprise Boats for a high tide cruise up the river to the city of Truro. Departing Falmouth Prince of Wales Pier at 16:00 on selected dates, the boat will cruise up the Carrick Roads, briefly stopping at Trelissick and then cruising all the way up the river to the city of Truro. Arriving in Truro at approximately 17:15, the boat will then cruise back down to Falmouth arriving back at 18:30.
Philleigh Way Cookery Courses
This month the team at Philleigh have a whole host of cookery courses on offer. As well as their regular courses there are guest tutor appearances also. See below for the full list of July courses:
Sunday 4th July : Patisserie with Darryl Collins
Thursday 8th July : Asado
Saturday 10th July : Street Food
Wednesday 14th July : France in a Day
Thursday 15th July : Woodfired Cooking
Wednesday 21st July : Half Day Fish Cookery
Friday 23rd July : Simply Bread
Adventure Holiday Club
Monday 26th July - Friday 27th August
Want to treat your children to Cornwall’s most exciting Adventure Holiday Club? Do they want to learn to climb, paddle or become an archery pro? Look no further than Via Ferrata Cornwall’s outdoor childcare for 6-13 year olds! Enjoying a range of outdoor activities, they’ll get to learn new skills, make friends and most importantly, have fun! These are adventures for kids only, so are perfect if you just want to drop your children off for an epic time. We’re running courses in coasteering, climbing, zip-lining, kayaking, canoeing and archery! Groups are split based on age and confidence, so the activities will perfectly match their level. Whether your child is an adrenaline junkie or completely new to the activities, we’ve got it covered. The activities vary day to day, so you’ll need to check the calendar when you book to see what’s on!
Into the Deep Blue
Monday 26 July – Friday 3 September
11am, 1pm and 3pm (Monday – Friday)
This summer holidays prepare for another dazzling spectacle as the acclaimed aerial dance company, Yskynna, take to the sky. Set amongst the Flying Flotilla, Yskynna bring to life sea creatures with dance, music and storytelling. Meet a mermaid as she swims and dives amongst the flying flotilla and bump into an anglerfish as it scuttles around the building. Into the Deep Blue is FREE to watch as part of the Museum’s annual admission fee. Pay once and get in free for a year.