Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Secret Gardens Of St Ives - June 2017

Secret Gardens Of St Ives


Secret Gardens Of St Ives - ten private gardens, mostly in tucked away parts of St Ives, will be open for the public to explore and enjoy.

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June 2017 - 12.00 to 5.00 pm.

These are not normally open to the public - so this is a rare opportunity to explore Hidden St Ives !

The gardens range from pocket-sized to more substantial plots.

They may be hidden down narrow lanes or command stunning views over the coast.

Most of the gardens are within walking distance of each other and the town centre.

Tickets are £6.00 - under 16s free.
One ticket is valid for both days.
All proceeds go to local good causes -
St Ives Community Fund and St Ives Skatepark.

These are available from St Ives Visitor Information Centre
at The Guildhall.
Or you can buy tickets online - here ......
Cornish Riviera Box Office - Secret Gardens



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Monday, 15 May 2017

Something Fishy - This Way Comes

Something Fishy - Boathouse Theatre


Something Fishy - This Way Comes -
a new show written and performed by a cast of locals.

Great fun - and in the atmospheric setting of The Boathouse Theatre - tucked away in a former pilchard cellar behind St Ives Harbour.

Tuesday 16th, Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th May 2017.
Show starts at 7.30 pm - doors 7.00 pm.

To reserve tickets call the theatre on 07985 261 181,
Also on the door if available.
The Boathouse is a small intimate theatre so advance booking is advised.

More Info:

Boathouse Theatre - Facebook

Boathouse Theatre - Website

More events around town - through May and into Summer:

St Ives Cornwall - What's On

Thursday, 4 May 2017

St Ives Parish Church - Lunchtime Concerts

St Ives Parish Church - Lunchtime Concerts
St Ives Parish Church - Lunchtime Concerts


St Ives Parish Church have a programme of lunchtime concerts running from May to September.

The first is on Tuesday 9th May 2017 and they continue every Tuesday through to 9th September.

All start at 12.30 pm - free entry - donations welcome.

Music includes piano, organ, strings and vocal performances.

You can download the full programme using the link below:
Lunchtime Concerts 2017 - St Ives Parish Church

Thursday, 20 April 2017

What's On In St Ives - This Weekend

Voodoo Room - St Ives Guildhall
Voodoo Room - St Ives Guildhall


Live music, theatre and arts in St Ives Cornwall this weekend.

Live Music at St Ives Guildhall
Voodoo Room - The Best Of Hendrix and Cream.
Saturday 22nd April - 7.30 pm.
Tickets: £14.00 (advance) / £16.00 (door).
Available from St Ives Visitor Information at The Guildhall.
Or book tickets online - here -
Voodoo Room - Tickets

Live Music at The Castle Inn
Great atmosphere, real ales and free entry.
Friday 21st April - 9.00 pm - Nuclear Blues.
Saturday 22nd April - 9.00 pm - Los Palmas.
Sunday 23rd April - 3.00 pm - Tom Dale.
More Info - The Castle Inn - Facebook

Theatre Workshops at St Ives Infant School
Miracle Theatre.
Saturday 22nd April - 10.00 am to 1.00 pm.
The first of a five week course - every Saturday.
Free - but you must book a place if you want to attend.
Call Workers Educational Association - 0845 458 2758
More Info - Miracle Theatre Workshops

St Ives Arts Club - Members Exhibition
Work in various media by club members.
Last chance to see this before it closes.
Friday 21st April - 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.
More Info - St Ives Arts Club Website

Full listings - and more through April and May
St Ives Cornwall - What's On



Coming Up In May ......


Something Fishy - This Way Comes.

Tue 16th - Thu 18th May 2017.

Boathouse Theatre.

The Wharf - St Ives.







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Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Creative Arts Courses in St Ives - WEA Cornwall

Papercraft and Printing - The Island Centre St Ives
Papercraft and Printing - The Island Centre St Ives


Plans are moving forward to establish an "Education Hub" in St Ives - with a range of courses.

There will be two "taster" events at St Ives Library -
on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th May.
More details of this to follow.

Workers Educational Association (WEA) Cornwall are taking the lead on this - with courses at St Ives Library, St Ives Infant School and The Island Centre.

Creative Textiles - with Jo McIntosh - starts on Wednesday 19th April and runs every Wednesday for nine weeks at St Ives Library.

Adult Theatre Workshops - with Miracle Theatre - start on Saturday 22nd April and run every Saturday morning for five weeks at St Ives Infant School.

Papercraft and Printing  - with Jo McIntosh - starts on Tuesday 25th April and runs every Tuesday evening for seven weeks at The Island Centre.

Places on Creative Textiles and Adult Theatre Workshops are free to all.
Places on Papercraft and Printing are free for those receiving means tested benefits and cost £54.00 for others.

Although some places are free - these courses need your support - you must book - you cannot just turn up on the day. If there are not enough bookings they will not run. WEA Cornwall have obtained funding but need enough students to justify running them.

Details of how to book are below.





Papercraft and Printing with Jo McIntosh
Starts on Tuesday 25th April.
A seven week course - weekly on Tuesdays- 7.00 to 9.00 pm.
The Island Centre St Ives.
Cost - £54.00 for 7 sessions.
FREE to those in receipt of means tested benefits.

For info and to book contact WEA Cornwall in Truro on:
01872 320 036
Or - you can book online via the WEA website - here:
Papercraft and Printing - Island Centre - Booking

Learn techniques to make paper. How to create a 3D papier mache object. Make paper from silk fibres. Make a simple book. Make and use a simple printing block. Use found objects to print with. How to make and use a simple stencil.



Adult Theatre Workshops with Miracle Theatre


Adult Theatre Workshops with Miracle Theatre
Start on Saturday 22nd April .
A five week course - weekly on Saturdays - 10.00 am to 1.00 pm.
St Ives Infant School.
FREE to all - but you must book.

For info and to book contact WEA Cornwall in Truro on:
01872 320 036
Or - you can book online via the WEA website - here:
Adult Theatre Workshops - Booking


Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Creative Arts Courses in St Ives - WEA Cornwall

WEA Cornwall - Courses In St Ives
WEA Cornwall - Courses In St Ives


Plans are moving forward to establish an "Education Hub" at St Ives Library - with a range of courses. The library will be working in partnership with Workers Educational Association (WEA) Cornwall and other education providers.

There are two WEA creative crafts courses in St Ives starting in April.

The first is FREE.
WEA have obtained funding for this - so that all can attend at no cost.
But - if you want to attend you MUST book in advance.
You cannot just turn up on the day.
If there is not enough interest the course will not run.
So please book!

Creative Textiles with Jo McIntosh
Starts on Wednesday 19th April.
A nine week course - weekly - 1.00 to 3.00 pm.
St Ives Library.
Cost - £0.00.

For info and to book contact WEA Cornwall in Truro on:
01872 320 036
Or - you can book online via the WEA website - here:
Creative Textiles - St Ives Library - Booking


Course Content:

An introduction to several textile techniques and materials.

Suitable for anyone with an interest in learning about textiles.

No previous knowledge or experience is necessary.










Papercraft and Printing with Jo McIntosh
Starts on Tuesday 25th April.
A seven week course - weekly on Tuesdays- 7.00 to 9.00 pm.
The Island Centre St Ives.
Cost - £54.00 for 7 sessions.
Free to those in receipt of means tested benefits.

For info and to book contact WEA Cornwall in Truro on:
01872 320 036
Or - you can book online via the WEA website - here:
Papercraft and Printing - Island Centre - Booking


Course Content:

Learn techniques to make paper. How to create a 3D papier mache object. Make paper from silk fibres. Make a simple book. Make and use a simple printing block. Use found objects to print with. How to make and use a simple stencil.





Friday, 7 April 2017

What's On In St Ives - This Weekend

Stitch St Ives - Craft Supplies Show
Stitch St Ives - Craft Supplies Show


As the Easter Holidays get underway lots on in St Ives.
Here is a selection of highlights.

Stitch St Ives at The Island Centre
Craft Supplies Show - Everything For The Creative Crafter.
Stallholders from around Cornwall and the UK with lots of lovely goodies. Fabrics, yarns, wool, beads, buttons ... lots more.
Food and drink available - by Cafe Art and Sweet Beach Bakes.
Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th April - 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.
More Info - Stitch St Ives - Facebook

Live Music at The Castle Inn
Great atmosphere, real ales and free entry.
Friday 7th April - 9.00 pm - Sinpusher.
Saturday 8th April - 9.00 pm - Salt Water Cure.
Sunday 9th April - 3.00 pm - Rooster.
More Info - The Castle Inn - Facebook

Jumbo Party - The Ambling Band at St Ives Guildhall
Fundraiser for St Ives Jumbo Association.
Saturday 8th April - 8.00 pm.
More Info - Jumbo Party - Facebook

Puppet Shows at Boathouse Theatre
Little Red Riding Hood and Under The Sea.
Friday 7th April at 3.00 pm.
Also - on Tuesday 11th, Thursday 13th and Friday 14th.
More Info - Boathouse Theatre - Website

Members Exhibition at St Ives Arts Club
Work in various media by club members.
Opens Saturday 8th April
Open daily until Friday 21st April - 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.
More Info - St Ives Arts Club - Facebook

More info and events through the Easter holidays on .......
St Ives Cornwall - What's On



Creative Textiles Course at St Ives Library
There is a new project to establish an Education Hub at St Ives Library.
More news on that in a blog post next week.
But - just announced - Creative Textiles with Jo McIntosh.
A nine week course starting on Wednesday 19th April.
Places are FREE - but you must book!
For info contact WEA Cornwall on:
01872 320 036