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With the school half term over, June can be considered the in-between month before the summer really kicks off. But fear not! We’ve got you sorted for all the best events that are coming up.
Golowan – 16th-25th June
From the week starting the 16th June, the streets of Penzance is the place to be! With live music, art exhibitions, dances and workshops leading up to the extravaganza that is Mazey Day – a day in which the local schools proceed down the high street with colossal floats and sculptures – there is nothing quite like Golowan.
Royal Cornwall Show – 8th-10th June
Celebrating its 223rd year, the Royal Cornwall Show can be considered the height of some people’s calendar in June. A place for business mixing in with pleasure, there are plenty of things to do and see. With a very popular agricultural show, animal and flower shows, the RCS is a real treat for everything Cornish. Tickets available at the gate.
Check out the website for all dates and information.
Eden Sessions – 15th June-11th July
Kicking off this music extravaganza, The Eden Sessions is the place to be to enjoy a night of sounds in one of the most unique venues in the world. With a line-up including Blondie, Bastille, Madness and Van Morrison, this is the place to be this June. Tickets to the events including a day pass to the Project itself, and they are selling out quickly.
Late At Tate St Ives – 16th June
Discover dance, film, performance and comedy at Late at Tate St Ives on Friday 16 June. This special summer evening event is the perfect opportunity to explore the gallery and art after hours. With award-winning comedy acts, short movies, workshops and storytelling, it’s an evening not to miss.
With free entry for everyone, and running from 18.30-21.30.
Murdoch Day – 17th June
Celebrating the inventor William Murdoch – Redruth’s most famous citizen – the streets of this historical mining team explode in a riot of colour, dance processions and all day entertainment. With an old tyme market, children’s processions and live concerts, it’s the perfect homage to this famous figure.
Falmouth Sea Shanty – 16th-18th June
One of the biggest maritime music events in Europe is gracing the cobbled streets of Falmouth once again! With hours of free sea shanty musical events, and ticketed events benefiting the RNLI, this event promises to be entertaining for all ages. With food stalls, merchandise and activities planned throughout the weekend, you won’t find an experience quite like it.
Addams Family Hall for Cornwall – 20th-24th
Experience one of the kookiest families in the world! Our favourite daughter of darkness, Wednesday Addams has grown up and has done the unthinkable – fallen in love with a regular boy. But what happens when the two families meet for a fateful lunch. This West End Production has been touring around the UK for the past few weeks and is coming to Truro for a few nights. Tickets are still available now.
Winifred Nicholson Exhibition – 24th June-16th September
Curated by the artist’s grandson, this exhibition showcases the art and life of Winifred Nicholson – focussing on how the artist used light in her paintings. Bringing together significant pieces of work, this exhibition also displays some previously unseen prismatic picture.
Situated in Falmouth Art Gallery on the Moor, this is an exhibition not to miss.
Paddle for Life – 22nd June
Starting from Newquay Harbour, this charity paddle is a charity event with a twist. Originally building from the ‘Joe Way Memorial Paddle’ which celebrated the short life of Newquay child, Joe Way, this fundraising event has raised thousands for charity in Joe’s name and celebrates another year of raising money. With live music, bands and more this is a fundraising event that not only raises money, but awareness for childhood illness.
World Gin Day – June 10th
A celebration of Mother’s Ruin, this worldwide event is the perfect excuse for a midday G&T. Organised by blogger Gin Monkey, this event is created to get every gin-drinker together and enjoying this historical spirit. With events happening around the world, be sure to pop down to your local bar and get yourself involved. Or, if you’re close to Who’d Have Thought It Inn near St Dominick, be sure to check our their specific event.