Friday, 18 June 2010

St Ives Cornwall - What's On

Midsummer Bonfire - St Ives - Wednesday 23rd June

Looks like another sunny week ahead in St Ives and as ever lots to see and do.

Tonight (Friday 18th) the heats of Battle Of The Bands are at St Ives Rugby Club starting at 7.30 pm. The winning bands will get a gig at The Guildhall during the September Festival on Monday 13th September.

Tomorrow (Saturday 19th) there is a Cornish Producers Market at The Guildhall, part of the St Ives Food and Drink Festival (also open on Sunday). There are also cookery demonstrations on The West Pier throughout the day. Local guide Valerie Hurry is running a special guided tour with a festival theme - meet outside The Guildhall at 2.00 pm.

On Sunday (20th) you might check out the preview of the new St Ives Arts Club exhibition - Collective Artistica. Starts at 6.00 pm, you can meet the artists and enjoy music, snacks and drinks.

On Monday (21st) St Ives School Of Painting have a life drawing class starting at 7.30 pm. You can just turn up, no need to book, beginners welcome and cost is £7.00.

On Tuesday (22nd) St Ives Jazz Club celebrate their 12th anniversary with a Gala Night. Three bands, special guests and a buffet. Tickets are £10.00 / £6.00 (members). Doors open at 8.00 pm with music from 9.00 pm. Advance booking is advised, call 01736 798 061 or 01736 796 082.

On Wednesday (23rd) Jo McIntosh is running a Feltmaking Workshop. It runs from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm and costs £40.00, you need to book in advance. There are still a couple of places left so contact Jo to book - 01736 797 122. Also on Wednesday St Ives Old Cornwall Society have a Midsummer Bonfire at Carn Stabba near Halsetown, free parking at The Halsetown Inn. The fire will be lit at 9.45 pm. Music from local band Bagas Porthia.

On Thursday (24th) Soggy The Bear returns to St Ives Theatre with a new production for children - where he meets a Mermaid and helps a Sea Captain find a Golden Treasure. Performances at 10.30 am and 12.00 pm. Tickets cost £5.00 and are available from the theatre box office - 01736 797 007.

This is just a small selection of what's on in St Ives this week. There is lots more on:
St Ives What's On Calendar

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