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What’s on this November in Cornwall

Bonfire night, festive markets, gastronomic delights and immersive theatre, enjoy the best of what Cornwall has to offer this November.

Truro City Bonfire Night


4th November 2022.


Tremorvah Playing Field, Bodmin Road, Truro

 A 15 minute walk from The Alverton. 

Get your woolly jumpers and warm gloves ready – Bonfire Night is almost here. 

After being cancelled last year, Truro City’s annual Bonfire Night celebration is back.

Bask in the warmth of a bonfire, followed by a spectacular firework display and then head to The Alverton’s bar to warm up with a hot tipple. 

Gates open at 5pm. The event is £3 entry (cash only) and all proceeds will be donated to The Invictus Trust.

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📷:Choo Yut Shing

The Alverton Thursday Cocktail Club: two for £10


Every Thursday in November


The Alverton, Tregolls Road, Truro, TR1 1ZQ

This event takes place at The Alverton, in the bar.

Start the weekend early with our cocktail club featuring the most delicious hand-crafted tipples. Starting from 5pm until late our talented bar team will be shaking things up with a tantalizing selection of drinks.

No need to book, just head to our stylish bar and place your order.

Find out more.

📷: The Alverton Hotel

Artisan Market Truro


12th November 2022


Truro Cathedral, St Mary's St, Truro TR1 2AF

A 10 minute stroll from The Alverton

Browse over 50 stalls at Truro’s ever-popular Artisan Market. With fantastic makers, artists and crafters showcasing creations from gin to jewellery and handmade homeware, you’re guaranteed to find something you love.

Held in the beautiful and historic Truro Cathedral, spend the morning doing some Christmas shopping followed by a delicious two or three course lunch at The Alverton. 

Open 10am to 4pm 

Plan your visit.

📷:Artisan Markets Cornwall 

The RMS Titanic: A Murder Mystery


17th November 2022


The Greenbank Hotel, Harbourside, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 2SR

A 30 minute drive from The Alverton

What could be better than a murder mystery night? How about one set on the Titanic? While we can’t promise Leonardo DiCaprio will be there, the team from Murder by Appointment are guaranteed to put on a spectacular show at this immersive dining experience.

Starting at 6.30pm, enjoy a drink on arrival before taking your seat for the main event. A delicious three-course dinner will be served with a side of scandal, mystery and murder. Starters will be served at 7pm.

Each crucial scene will unfold before your eyes in between courses. The secrets, relationships and actions of each character will be revealed. It is your job to crack the code, deliberate over the clues and unmask the killer! You’ll be able to quiz the suspects and delve deeper into their potential motives and movements during the evening at this immersive dining experience.

Book your tickets here.

📷: The Greenbank Hotel

Festive Friday: Truro’s Christmas light switch on


18th November 2022


King Street, Truro

A 15 minute walk from The Alverton.

It’s that time of year again, and what better way to kick it off the Christmas season than with Cornwall’s most famous Christmas light switch on. 

Festive Friday is Truro’s annual festive extravaganza.

Spend the daytime browsing for Christmas gifts at the Big Festive Shop Small Market at Lemon Quay, followed by a night of special entertainment organised by Hall for Cornwall. 

Get a mulled wine and a bag of roasted chestnuts in hand ready for the big Christmas light switch on at 7pm on King’s Street, followed by a parade led by the one and only Father Christmas himself. 

Discover the festivities. 

📷: Eat Drink Seek

‘Taste of Truro’ Game Evening


24th November 2022


The Alverton, Tregolls Road, Truro, TR1 1ZQ

This event takes place at The Alverton, in The Library. 

Join our Head Chef Ollie Wyatt for an intimate tasting evening, that will be a celebration of Cornwall’s incredible game meat offering.

Indulge in a five course tasting menu that incorporates Ollie’s carefully curated dishes with heavy influences of traditional Cornish recipes and a modern Alverton twist.

While savouring each course, revel in the theatre of the evening as you listen to Ollie introduce and explain each element of his perfectly curated menu, providing you with an insight into each dish at this unique event.

The evening is part of our ‘Taste of Truro’ series where our chefs highlight the very best seafood, grass-fed meats and harvest from our ‘Great Little City’.

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Cornish Winter Getaway

A great night’s sleep and cream tea or two house drinks - from £119 for two people. Valid from 1st December 2023 to 28th March 2024.

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