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What’s on this August in Cornwall

Summer is well and truly here. Enjoy what's on this August in Cornwall by checking out our latest guide and favourite things to do!

Sextets By Brahms and Boccherini

When

4th August

Where

Trebah Garden, Falmouth

31 minute drive from The Alverton

Join Kernow Chamber Players for an evening of sextets by Brahms & Boccherini. These talented musicians will perform in an unusual format at Trebah Garden, with six players, known as a “sextet”. Tickets include access to the garden from 4pm and you can also choose a food ticket option, so why not make an evening of it and have a delicious dinner in Trebah Kitchen!

📷: Trebah Garden

 

Falmouth Week

When

5th - 14th August

Where

Various locations in Falmouth Town

31 minute drive from The Alverton

Falmouth Week is a major attraction for locals and visitors alike, with its origins as a local sailing regatta dating back at least as far as 1837. Falmouth Week is a fantastic opportunity for sailors and landlubbers to enjoy the many daytime and evening events in this picturesque seaside town. Why not make a night of it and book in at our sister hotel, The Greenbank? Discover all the events here.

Geekfest

When

6th August - 7th August

Where

Heartlands, Redruth

28 minute drive from The Alverton

In a celebration of all things geeky, there will be plenty to entertain all ages throughout this fantastic weekend-long event. With family-friendly daytime events including cosplay, live performances, Q & A panel’s, movie props, photo op’s, access to lots of traders with everything from manga to unique collectables and lots more!

For those that are over 18 and are looking to let their hair down, Geekfest’s after party will be taking place on Saturday 6th from 7pm, complete with a Breaking Bad Bar and live music in their entertainment marquee. Get your tickets here.

📷: Geekfest

Summer Sessions

When

11th August and 25th August

Where

The Alverton

Right on our doorstep

Bask in the natural beauty of our private gardens, dine al fresco on our sun-drenched terrace and listen to fantastic live music with a summer pint of Offshore in hand at our Summer Sessions at The Alverton Hotel, brought to to you by Offshore.

Elevate your Thursday evening with two cocktails for £10, created by our talented bar team and served to you in the sunshine. Whilst you sip, our chefs will be rustling up some of our tempting terrace tapas. This August you can expect to hear stunning acoustics from Miranda Brook and Tom Baker.

The Big Doggy Day Out Summer Fete

When

14th August

Where

Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge

31 minute drive from The Alverton

The perfect jam-packed day for dogs and humans of all ages to enjoy. Head along to The Big Doggy Day Out Summer Fete and you’ll get to enjoy street food, exciting activities, exhibitors with leads treats and toys as well as many other pet products and surfaces. This is the perfect day out for your pooch and for anyone that’s a dog enthusiast. Standard tickets are just £6 plus booking fee which you can purchase here.

King Lear

When

25th August - 27th August

Where

Enys Gardens, Penryn

23 minute drive from The Alverton

This summer, Miracle Theatre presents Shakespeare’s most elemental and passionate play at elemental outdoor venues across Cornwall. King Lear is an exquisitely dark tale about a family squabble that grows out of all proportion, blowing up into a storm of deadly force. This fresh and fast-paced adaptation of Shakespeare’s text tells a shocking, yet tender, story of ageing and madness. A fantastic evening out, don’t miss out and get your tickets here. 

Summer Fireworks Spectacular

When

Every Monday and Wednesday throughout August

Where

Flambards, Helston

37 minute drive from The Alverton

Flambards Theme Park has rides and attractions for all the family come rain or shine. Big rides for thrill seekers and young fun rides in Ferdi’s Funland. Travel back in time in the immersive indoor attractions. Don’t miss the fun family entertainment during schools holidays including the famous fireworks spectaculars every Monday and Wednesday during August from the 3rd – 29th. Book online to save 10% off the admission, plus enjoy 7 days for the price of one.

Pick your own

When

Throughout August

Where

Trevaskis Farm, Hayle

31 minute drive from The Alverton

Choose from locally grown fruit and vegetables and enjoy a fun family day out picking fresh produce at Trevaskis Farm. With free entry to the farm, you only have to pay for what you pick! From loganberries to gooseberries, apples to beans, peas, raspberries, and not forgetting strawberries,­ you’re spoiled for choice. It’s a great activity to get the kids outdoors and excited about fruit and veg.

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