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20th June 2019

Things To Do In Cornwall This July

Enjoy July in Cornwall with our guide to all the events you need to know over the coming month.

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1ST - 31ST JULY: MIRACLE THEATRE 'A PERFECT WORLD', THROUGHOUT CORNWALL

Where: various locations throughout Cornwall including Penzance, Newquay, St Just, Redruth and Liskeard

Miracle Theatre are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year and are touring various venues in Cornwall with their new show 'A Perfect World'. A rollicking music-filled adventure, enjoy showings performed in open-air venues this July. 

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5TH - 7TH JULY: LOOE LUGGER REGATTA, LOOE

Where: 1 hour drive from The Alverton

The Looe Lugger Regatta is held every two years. An exciting event for boating enthusiasts, luggers from all over the UK and France meet in Cornwall to show off the maginificent boats. With approximately 40 luggers moored up in Looe harbour and Looe bay – it’s quite a sight to see. Whilst you're in Looe, explore the busy fishing port and all it has to offer, from its sandy beach to the town peppered with local shops and cafes.

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6TH JULY: JESS GLYNNE LIVE AT THE WYLDES, BUDE

Where: 1 hour 10 mins drive from The Alverton

Chart topping pop-star Jess Glynne is paying Cornwall a visit at the beginning of July. She'll be performing some of her greatest hits at The Wyldes, a unique outdoor venue set in the rolling hills and woodland countryside just outside of Bude. Show Jess some 'real love' and head down to The Wyldes for a night of fantastic music and a magical atmosphere.

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7TH JULY: RACE FOR LIFE, TRURO

Where: 15 minute drive from The Alverton

Run, jog or walk 5k to help raise money to beat cancer this July. This nationally recognised fundraising race is coming to Truro and starts at Richard Lander School. The route will lead you around the undulating country lanes of Truro, before returning to the event area to celebrate the athletic achievement. Dig out your trainers or sponsor someone taking part this month.

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10TH - 13TH JULY: GREEN TRURO FESTIVAL, LEMON QUAY, TRURO

Where: 10 minute drive from The Alverton

Get inspired to go greener at Truro's Green Festival. The four day event aims to promote all of the environmentally friendly retailers, garden establishments, organisations, community groups and education providers in the area. Situated on Truro's Lemon Quay, green products, projects and initiatives will be displayed to motivate us all to lead a sustainable and healthy lifestyle! Whatever areas you want to get involved in, this eco-friendly festival is sure to provide you with tips and tricks to becoming a greener citizen of the planet.

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12TH - 14TH JULY: TROPICAL PRESSURE FESTIVAL, PORTHTOWAN

Where: 30 minute drive from The Alverton

Get your glowsticks and colourful clothing at the ready for Tropical Pressure Festival, happening on the second weekend of July. Porthtowan hosts a proud celebration of culture, with acts from Colombia, Brazil, Kenya, Cuba, Jamaica and the UK. The festival is held at Mount Pleasant Eco Park, a beautiful grass-filled farm overlooking the gorgeous Cornish coast. Camp overnight, dance at a silent disco and indulge on an all vegetarian menu at this family-friendly festival.

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12TH JULY - 30TH AUGUST: SUMMER GARDEN SESSIONS AT THE ALVERTON, TRURO

Where: right on our terrace!

Bask in the beauty of The Alverton's private gardens and enjoy weekly live music from local talents every Friday evening from the 12th July - 30th August. Experience that Friday feeling at Truro's newest garden party, with two for £10 cocktails, al fresco dining straight from our outdoor grill and head-bopping tunes from 5pm til late.

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13TH JULY: WEDDING VENUE VIEWING DAY AT THE ALVERTON, TRURO

Where: throughout our hotel!

If you're recently engaged and on the hunt for that idyllic wedding venue, pop down to The Alverton and have a wander around our hotel's stunning grounds. Meet our expert events team, sample scrumptious canapes, sip your glass of bubbles and preview the space set-up for your big day.

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20TH JULY: NORTH CORNWALL RUM AND TEQUILA FESTIVAL, WADEBRIDGE

Where: 40 minute drive from The Alverton

Rum and tequila drinkers, a brand new festival is arriving in Cornwall just for you! The inaugaral event is being held in Wadebridge, and will be featuring live music, tasty food, attractive stalls and lots of rum and tequila. Sample cocktails, fine rums and a selection of tequilas at this exciting date for the diary.

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20TH JULY: CLUEDUPP TRURO DETECTIVE DAY, TRURO

Where: 10 minute drive from The Alverton

Unleash your inner Sherlock Holmes with this interactive day out in Truro. CluedUpp is a detective game that's just like a giant, outdoor version of Cluedo. Dress up as your favourite crime-busting characters and take to the streets of Truro to crack the mystery. The theme is "Sneaky Finders" and the story is set in the fictitious town of Millingham. Gather your smartest team, ready to stalk the streets, track down virtual witnesses and eliminate suspects. With prizes up for grabs, get ready for some healthy competition throughout the day.

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21ST JULY: ICE-CREAM AND BUBBLES FESTIVAL, TORPOINT

Where: 1 hour 20 min drive from The Alverton

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice-cream! Fans of the frosty coned treat, feast your eyes upon this event. The ice-cream and bubbles festival is happening on national ice-cream day at pretty Mount Edgcumbe Park. Prepare to be spoiled for choice on local ice-creams in weird and wonderful flavours (including vegan ice-creams), as well as interactive jewellery making workshops, a prosecco bar, street food, live music and children's entertainment including lots of fun with bubbles. It's set to be a sweet day out. 

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25TH - 28TH JULY: PORT ELIOT FESTIVAL, ST GERMANS

Where: 1 hour drive from The Alverton

Port Eliot is one of the most magical, immersive festivals in the UK. Popular among celebrities as well as locals and tourists, the four day celebration of all things creative kick-starts on 25th July at the lavish Port Eliot estate in St Germans. Soak up the best of live music, comedy, fashion, art and crafts, literature, drama, cuisine, and outdoor adventures in one beautiful space. When night falls, be prepared for a raucous party scene where everyone lets loose until the early hours.

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26TH JULY: ARCHAEOLOGY WALKING TOUR AT TRERICE MANOR, NEWQUAY

Where: 20 minute drive from The Alverton

Dig a little deeper into the history of Trerice Manor, just outside of Newquay. A specially scheduled walking tour of this National Trust site will allow budding archaeologists to discover all there is to know about the medieval manor farm. Free to attend, have fun unearthing the rich history and meeting like-minded people on this summer tour.

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Visiting Cornwall in July? Stay in the heart of the capital city with us, by calling 01872 276633 or emailing stay@thealverton.co.uk.

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