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The Wizardry Weekend in The Great Hall: 19th & 20th October

One of the most magical events in Truro this year, join fellow witches and wizards for our Wizardry Weekend in The Great Hall.

Something spell-binding is coming to town…

Experience The Great Hall like you’ve never seen it before…

Join us on 19th – 20th October for a spell-binding weekend of wizardry. The nineteenth century stone walls, ancient trees, and winding hallways of our historic hotel have always held great mysteries. Soak up the magic of it all, as we sweep you away into a world of wizards and wands, at one of the most bewitching immersive events in Cornwall.

The Wizardry Ball

Magic in the Cornish capital

You are cordially invited to The Wizardry Ball on Saturday 19th October. The most highly anticipated event in the wizarding calendar, make your way for a four-course feast, whipped up by our professor of Cornish cuisine and kitchen sorcery – Nick Hodges.

Throughout the evening, expect the unexpected – with entrancing performances from our magician, visits from feathery owl friends, enchanted cocktails, and music until late from our resident DJ.

Tickets are £75 per person, including a themed cocktail, dinner, owl meet and greet, and entertainment all evening. Plus, don’t forget your best wizard/witch costumes or dazzling ball gowns.

The Wizard's Afternoon Tea

We have waved our wands and cast a spell on our grand venue

On Sunday 20th October, join us in The Great Hall for the wizard’s afternoon tea. A magnificently magical twist on our signature sweets, scones, and savouries. Prepare for an afternoon of whimsical tricks and mesmerising flavours at a feast fit for wizards of all ages.

The wizard’s afternoon tea starts at 1pm in The Great Hall. Priced at £30 for adults, or £15 for children under 16. Fancy dress is encouraged – so dust off your finest cloaks, dress robes, and hats for one of the most magical events in Truro this year.

Make a night of it

Let loose at The Wizardry Ball and save yourself the broomstick journey home with 10% off rooms. Just quote WIZARD when booking your room. Wake to a hearty Cornish breakfast prepared just how you like it – as if by magic!

Please note: The Wizardry Ball is not suitable for those under the age of 18, but we encourage younger sorcerers at our themed afternoon tea. Full payment is taken at the time of booking, we are unable to provide refunds. For more information and to book please contact our events team [email protected]

What’s On

From our much-loved Summer Garden Sessions and chef tasting evenings, to themed balls, theatre and special afternoon teas - discover what’s going on at the hotel on the hill.

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The Space

Centrally located with ample parking and a variety of suites, The Alverton can host events from as small as two people, up to 140. A perfect location for weddings, events and conferences.

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