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05th December 2016

Christmas in Truro this December

Christmas is on it’s way, and as ever Truro is a festive haven with late night shopping, a cracking family panto and excellent festive markets. So you don’t miss a thing we’ve put together our own calendar of events in the city. 

Jack and the Beanstalk - Christmas Panto at Hall for Cornwall

Tuesday 6  December to Saturday 31 December 2016

Hall for Cornwall plays host to the biggest Panto across the land and this year it’s a the classic story of Jack and the Beanstalk with a Cornish twist. Starring Kernow King, Cornwall’s very own born and bred comedian, it’s sure to be full of Fe Fi Fo Fun for all. Why not catch a matinee performance then treat yourself to a Festive Afternoon Tea at The Alverton?

Find out more about Jack and the Beanstalk at Hall for Cornwall.


Primestock Show - Lemon Quay

Wednesday 7 December

Cattle, sheep, preserves and farm produce are all on display at the annual Primestock Show on Lemon Quay. Held in the heart of Truro it is believed to be the only Primestock Show in Britain in a city centre.

Go and see the wonderful produce at the Truro Primestock Show.


Late Night Shopping

Wednesday 7, 14 & 21 December

Carols on street corners, the smell of sugar coated almonds and the twinkling of Truro’s lights can only mean one thing - late night shopping! Treat yourself to a mulled wine and explore Truro’s shops, full of gifts for loved ones. If you’re struggling for present ideas, take a look at our very own Christmas gift guide for some handy hints.


Truro Victorian Christmas Market on Lemon Quay

Tuesday 13 - Sunday 18 December
70 exhibitors don full period costume to create a traditional Victorian Street Market. The atmosphere is always special with choirs, singers and some special guests adding to the festive spirit.

Find out more about the Truro Victorian Christmas Market.


Christmas Concert at Truro Cathedral

Saturday 17 December
At the centre of the city, Truro Cathedral towers majestically above the skyline, and inside, the Cathedral is just as breathtaking. Join the Cathedral’s choir for a celebratory evening of festive carols and sing-a-long to your favourites.

Book your tickets to the Christmas Concert at Truro Cathedral.


New Year’s Eve Fireworks

31st December
Tickets are now sold out for our New Year’s Eve party in the Great Hall, but you can still join us on The Alverton terrace for the best view of the fireworks. Grab a glass of Champagne from the bar and welcome in the New Year with friends. Cheers!

With a night’s stay starting from just £99, with a delicious Cream Tea on arrival, now is the perfect time to join in the festivities in the city. Find out more about our shortbreak offer in Cornwall.

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