Tuesday, 31 October 2017

St Ives Cornwall In November - What's On

St Ives Cornwall In November - What's On
St Ives Cornwall In November - What's On


As Autumn progresses towards Winter - St Ives remains as beautiful as ever - and much quieter - so well worth a visit.

As ever - lots going on -
here is a round up of a few of the events around town.

Bonfire Night Fireworks
Sunday 5th November from 6.00 pm.
Porthminster Beach.
Hot Food - BBQ - Fully Licenced Bar.
Proceeds to St Ives Football Club.

Workshops - St Ives Glass Art
Various dates / times through November.
Creative activities for adults, families and children.
Glass Art Taster Classes - Christmas Gifts - Christmas Decorations.
More Info ......

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - Burning Boy
Saturday 11th November at 7.30pm.
St Ives Guildhall.
A libretto written by Cornish poet Charles Causley telling the story of the prophet Elisha.
More Info ......

St Ives In Stitches - Community Project
Wednesday 22nd November at 10.00 am.
St Ives Salvation Army Hall - Wharf Road.
A community project to create a textile collage of buildings around St. Ives Harbour. One and all welcome. Led by St Ives textile artist Jo McIntosh.
More Info ......

St Ives Shanty Shout
Friday 24th and Saturday 25th November.
The Castle Inn St Ives - and venues around town.
Hosted by Bamaluz Bootleggers plus over 20 shanty singing groups from Cornwall and around the UK.
More Info ......

Full listings of events in November - and through December and New Year - can be found on:
St Ives Cornwall - What's On

Friday, 20 October 2017

Half Term in St Ives Cornwall - Things To Do


Half Term In St Ives - Things To Do
Half Term In St Ives Cornwall  - Things To Do


Lots to enjoy in St Ives over the weekend and next week -
here is a selection.

Live Music and Quiz - The Castle Inn
Every weekend all year round at the best real ale pub in St Ives.
This weekend -
Friday at 9.00 pm - Los Palmas 7.
Saturday at 9.00 pm - Sinpusher.
Sunday at 3.00 pm - Liam Jordan.
Sunday at 9.00 pm - Open Mic' Session.
Monday at 8.30 pm - Fun Pub Quiz.
More ... The Castle Inn - Facebook

Workshops - St Ives Glass Art
Creative activities running through the week for families and kids.
More ... St Ives Glass Art - Facebook

Community Project - St Ives In Stitches
A new project to create a textile collage of buildings around
St. Ives Harbour.
Wednesday 25th October at 10.00.
St Ives Salvation Army Hall - Wharf Road.
One and all welcome.
More ... St Ives In Stitches - Facebook

Magic Shows - Boathouse Theatre
On stage through the week for families and kids.
More ... Boathouse Theatre - Facebook

Halloween Fancy Dress Party - The Garrack Hotel
Friday 27th October - 6.00 pm.
There’ll be tricks and treats galore.
A party buffet for children, and grown-ups can tuck into a curry.
More ... The Garrack Hotel - Facebook

St Ives Farmers Market - The Guildhall
Thursday 26th October - 9.30 am to 2.00 pm.
Fresh local produce, crafts, buskers and a wonderful cafe.
More ... St Ives Farmers Market - Facebook

Oates Travel - Day Trips From St Ives
Wednesday: Truro, Eden or the Isles of Scilly.
Thursday: Heligan Gardens or Mevagissey.
Friday: Padstow and Port Isaac.
More ... Oates Travel - Day Trips From St Ives



You might also enjoy:

What's On - St Ives Cornwall

Christmas and New Year - St Ives Cornwall

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

St Ives Community Orchard - Apple Day

Apple Day - St Ives Community Orchard
Apple Day - St Ives Community Orchard


St Ives Community Orchard - Apple Day.

Sunday 15th October 2017 from 2.00 to 6.00 pm.

An annual celebration of apples, autumn, orchards and community.

Lots of activities for all ages to enjoy:
  • Live music.
  • Earth oven pizza.
  • Campfire cooking.
  • Mulled cider.
  • Big bonfire.
  • Apple games.
  • Apple pressing.
  • Kids activities.
  • Wild food foraging.
  • Craft stalls.
One and all welcome.
The orchard is off Penbeagle Lane at the top end of The Stennack.

More info:
St Ives Community Orchard - Apple Day

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Papercraft and Printing Course - St Ives Library

Papercraft and Printing Course - St Ives Library
Papercraft and Printing Course - St Ives Library



Starting at St Ives Library on Tuesday 3rd October 2017 - from 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm - a new 8 week course. Running every Tuesday evening until 28th November.

Papercraft and Printing.
With St Ives Textile Artist Jo McIntosh.
In association with Workers Educational Association (WEA) Cornwall and St Ives Library Education Hub.

Learn how to make your own textured paper. Make paper from silk fibres. Create your own book. Make and use a simple printing block. Use found objects to print with. Design, make and use a stencil.

Get creative, learn something new, have fun!

Cost is £62.00 for the full 8 week course.
Free places are available for those on qualifying benefits..

If you want to attend - you MUST book a place in advance  - if there are not enough people interested it will not run. You cannot just turn up on the first evening.
Booking is open now.

To book a place online - use the link below ......
WEA Cornwall - Papercraft and Printing Course

To book by 'phone and for more information -
about the course or free places - call WEA Cornwall -
01872 320 036

Here are some student comments from previous courses:
'Jo's excellent company and creativity helped us to create lovely paper.'
'I enjoyed playing like I used to as a child!'
"I was encouraged to do anything I wanted.'
'The whole experience was fantastic!'



Papercraft and Printing Course - St Ives Library



Jo is also planning a programme workshops in St Ives for Autumn 2017.

For more details visit:
Knit One Weave One - Website

For the latest news visit:
Knit One Weave One - Facebook


Wednesday, 20 September 2017

St Ives Education Hub - Courses - Autumn 2017

St Ives Library Education Hub - Autumn 2017
St Ives Library Education Hub - Autumn 2017


There is a new programme of courses to open the new Education Hub at St Ives Library - in association with Workers Educational Association (WEA) Cornwall.

To book a course place or for for information call WEA on:
0300 303 3464

Into Work - Employment Skills
Help with CVs, interviews and job applications.
Thursdays 9.30 am — 2.30 pm.
For 4 weeks starting on 28th September.
Cost: £20.00 per session.
Free places for those on qualifying benefits.

History Of Art.
Artists of the 20th century, women in art and more.
Mondays - 7.00 to 8.30 pm.
For 8 weeks starting on 2nd October.
With Jack Friskney Adams.
Cost: £4.00 per session, no need to book.

Papercraft and Printing.
Learn how to make your own textured paper. Make paper from silk fibres. Create your own book. Make and use a simple printing block. Use found objects to print with. Design, make and use a stencil.
Tuesdays - 7.00 to 9.00 pm.
For 8 weeks starting on 3rd October.
With St Ives Textile Artist Jo McIntosh
Cost: £62.00 for 8 weeks, booking essential.
Free places for those on qualifying benefits.
Book This Course Online ......

Further courses are planned - in association with WEA Cornwall and Penwith College.

Also a series of free taster sessions for 2018 courses.
The first of these is Introduction to Cornish Folklore on Wednesday 20th September at 7.00 pm.

For the latest news and information visit:

St Ives Education Hub - Facebook

WEA Cornwall - Facebook

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Steeple Woodlands Nature Reserve - Open Day

Steeple Woodlands Nature Reserve - Open Day 2017
Steeple Woodlands Nature Reserve - Open Day 2017


Steeple Woodlands - Open Day.
Sunday 17th September 2017 - 2.00 p.m. onwards.

The Nature Reserve is a 40 acre public open space around Knill's Monument, overlooking St Ives.
  • Guided Nature Walks
  • Green Woodworking
  • Refreshments
  • Live Music
Free admission - one and all are welcome to come along and enjoy an afternoon at the Nature Reserve

Entrance is through the main gate ¾ of the way up Steeple Lane.
Please follow the signs.
Parking is extremely limited - so please walk or take the bus from The Malakoff.

More info:

Steeple Woodlands - Website

Steeple Woodlands - Facebook




Steeple Woodlands Nature Reserve - Open Day 2017


Monday, 4 September 2017

St Ives September Festival - The Castle Inn

St Ives September Festival 2017 - The Castle Inn
St Ives September Festival 2017 - The Castle Inn


A full programme of live music for St Ives September Festival 2017
at The Castle Inn.

Plus (probably) the best range of real ales in town -
and of course a warm welcome.

Music starts at 9.00 pm - except afternoon sessions as shown below.
Free entry to all.

Friday 8th - Blooze.
Saturday 9th (1.00 - 6.00 pm) - Acoustic Session.
Saturday 9th - Nuclear Blues.
Sunday 10th (3.00 - 6.00 pm) - Steve Jones.
Sunday 10th - Open Mic.
Tuesday 12th - Liam Jordan.
Wednesday 13th - Mr T.
Thursday 14th - The Cuts.
Friday 15th - Los Palmas 7.
Saturday 16th (1.00 - 6.00 pm) - Acoustic Session.
Saturday 16th - TBA.
Sunday 17th (3.00 - 6.00 pm) Foxes Fair.
Sunday 17th - Open Mic.
Tuesday 19th - Devil's Creek.
Wednesday 20th - Dirty Livin' Band.
Thursday 21st - Carly and The Alternatives.
Friday 22nd - Sinpusher.
Saturday 23rd (3.00 - 6.00 pm) - Acoustic Session.
Saturday 23rd - Pop Cornwall.
Sunday 24th - Open Mic.

Monday nights - the popular Fun Pub Quiz with Lovely Auntie Liz.
Curry Night - food served from 5.30 pm. Quiz starts at 8.30 pm.

More info and latest news:

The Castle Inn St Ives - Facebook