The Alverton's Wedding Showcase
From the grandeur of The Great Hall to our sun-drenched terrace and the intimate set-up in The Duchy for smaller gatherings, The Alverton is the perfect wedding venue in Cornwall. Join us on Sunday 4th February, from 11am until 3pm, for our special Wedding Showcase.
Our Great Hall will be decorated in its wedding finest, giving you the chance to envision your big day. Enjoy a complimentary glass of fizz on arrival, as we chat through your big day to-be and discuss how The Alverton team can bring your dream wedding to life.
St Ives Feast Day
Dive into the festivities at St Ives Feast Day celebrations, where tradition meets fun!
The St Ives Feast is an ancient tradition that celebrates the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 and offers a rare chance to watch the game of Hurling the Silver Ball, a centuries’ old form of rugby.
Join the lively parade, savour delectable local treats, and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere. Let the joyous spirit of St Ives take centre stage in a day packed with food, music, and community revelry. Don’t miss out!
Pasties and Cream Cookery Class
Fancy learning a new skill this year? Then head to Philleigh Way Cookery school, where you can learn how to make a proper Cornish pasty. The course kicks off with a pasty making demonstration that covers the history and culture of the Cornish pasty. You will then have a go at making your own pasty (meat or vegetarian) with hands on guidance from our tutors. Whilst the pasties are in the oven, you will enjoy a demonstration of homemade scones. Then sit down to enjoy a classic Cornish cream tea before heading home with your freshly baked pasties.
Step into a winter wonderland at Pencarrow’s Snowdrop Weekend. Immerse yourself in the breath-taking beauty of thousands of delicate snowdrops blanketing the historic gardens. Go for a serene stroll, capture picturesque moments, and revel in the charm of nature’s early bloom. Embrace the enchantment of Snowdrop Weekend – where every step unveils a carpet of floral magic.
Kernow Philharmonic Orchestra
Embark on a musical journey with the Kernow Philharmonic Orchestra at Truro’s iconic cathedral. Experience the timeless brilliance of Faure, Haydn, and Beethoven as the majestic cathedral echoes with symphonic mastery. Enjoy an evening of unparalleled musical enchantment that transcends time and space. Secure your seat and let the harmonies of these legendary composers resonate in the heart of Cornwall.
Kurt Jackson: The Fowey
Begin a journey into the world of contemporary art at the Jackson Foundation Gallery in Fowey. This haven for art enthusiasts invites visitors to explore a carefully curated selection of cutting-edge works that ignite conversations and stir the imagination. The gallery is a celebration of visual storytelling, where every piece contributes to the vibrant tapestry of the Fowey art scene.
Great Cornish Market
Step into the heart of Cornwall’s community spirit at The Great Cornish Market. This event unites the finest local produce, crafts, and flavors. Visitors are invited to discover the richness of Cornish talent showcased through artisanal crafts and delectable treats, creating a lively atmosphere that encapsulates the essence of Cornwall.
It’s a unique opportunity to support local businesses, indulge in delightful bites, and immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Cornish culture. Save the date for a memorable day of shopping, tasting, and revelling in all things Cornish!
Miracle Theatre's Hells Bells
Prepare yourself for an unforgettable evening of laughter, chaos, and devilish delights as Cornwall’s beloved Miracle Theatre returns with ‘Hell’s Bells’. This unique theatrical event promises an evening of uproarious entertainment suitable for audiences of all ages.
Whether you’re a Miracle Theatre enthusiast or a first-time attendee, this production guarantees an immersive experience filled with laughter, charm, and a sprinkle of devilish charm.
Like A Local: Doorstep Escape
Explore your home county of Cornwall with a great night’s sleep, breakfast and cream tea to share. From £119 for you both. Valid all year.
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