Friday 11 June 2010

St Ives Cornwall - What's On

Guided Tour Of St Ives With Valerie Hurry
Guided Tour Of St Ives With Valerie Hurry

Looks like a sunny week ahead in St Ives and as ever lots going on.

Tomorrow (12th) sees the long awaited launch of the St Ives Jumbo - the second in the revival of a class of racing fishing boats, last sailed in the 1800s. The Slipway 2.30 - more details in a previous post. This coincides with the St Ives Sailing Club Regatta in the bay.

Tomorrow (12th) and on Sunday (13th) several private gardens in town are open as part of Secret Gardens Of St Ives, 11.00 am to 4.00 pm. Programmes for entry to all gardens will be available from St Ives Parish Church.

Monday (14th) is the first day of the St Ives Food and Drink Festival, starting with a free Cornish Cheese and Wine tasting at The Cornish Deli, 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm. More events throughout the week - details on the Food and Drink Festival Website.

On Tuesday (15th) St Ives Jazz Club features Georgia Mancio Quartet at The Western. Doors open at 8.00 pm, first of two sets starts 9.00 pm, entry on the door is £10.00 / £6.00 (members).

Wednesday (16th) sees a new production of Soggy The Bear - childrens theatre for ages 3 to 8. At St Ives Theatre with performances at 10.30 am and 12.00 pm, tickets £5.00 available from the theatre box office. Further performances on Thursday and Friday, then throughout the summer.

On Thursday (17th) St Ives Farmers Market is open at The Backpackers from 9.30 am to 2.00 pm - with the usual great selection of local produce.

On Friday (18th) check out St Ives Now and Then - a guided tour of the town with Valerie Hurry. Featuring history and quirky facts about St Ives. Meet outside Tourist Information Centre, no need to book - just turn up. Cost is £5.00 per person. Valerie will be running these tours throughout the summer every Monday and Friday. She also runs an art tour - St Ives in the Frame - every Thursday.

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