Wednesday 10 December 2014

A Christmassy Weekend Ahead In St Ives

A Christmassy Weekend In St Ives

A very Christmassy weekend ahead in St Ives - with some great seasonal events to enjoy.

Tomorrow (Thursday 11th December 2014) - 4.30 pm to 9.00 pm.
Christmas Festival - Tate St Ives.
Free admission to the galleries, food, bar, films, carols.

Friday (12th December) - 6.30 pm.
Christmas Lights Switch On - Penameyne Court.
The mayor will switch on one of the best Christmas lights displays in town. Food, drink, music and meet Santa.

Friday (12th December) - 7.00 pm.
A Christmas Cracker - St Ives Parish Church.
A celebration of Christmas music with local choirs.

Saturday (13th December) - 7.30 pm.
A Country Christmas - St Ives Arts Club.
A celebration of rural winter life past and present.
St Ives singer-songwriters Dee & Dave Brotherton and film maker Alban Roinard.

Sunday (14th December) - 3.00 pm.
A Christmas Concert - St Ives Guildhall.
The town's traditional community celebration - with local bands and choirs.

While you are in town you can enjoy the wonderful Christmas lights around the harbour - thanks to the St Ives fishermen.

To see how lovely Christmas in St Ives was last year - watch my film:
St Ives In December

More Christmas events to follow - full listings on:
St Ives Cornwall - What's On

Monday 8 December 2014

Christmas Gifts - Made In St Ives

Christmas Gifts - Made In St Ives
Christmas Gifts - Made In St Ives
If you are looking for some lovely genuine hand-made in St Ives Christmas gifts - here are some ideas.

The little troop of elephants above is hand-made by Jo -
Knit One Weave One. These will appeal to children of all ages - and each is personalised with a message to the new little elephant keeper - such as:
"My name is Daisy. I like climbing trees, eating chocolate and splashing in mud."
Jo also has gift vouchers available to buy online - these can be used for any of her hand-made gifts or for her textile art workshops:
St Ives - Christmas Gift Vouchers

St Ives Bunting - a lovely range of bunting for all occasions - including festive bunting - all lovingly hand-made. They have a range available to buy off the shelf and also undertake commissions if you want something special and individually made for you.

Cornwall Naturally - hampers and gift bags full of natural Cornish goodies - with three ranges - Cornish Kitchen, Cornish Garden and Cornish Pampering.

Sharon McSwiney - beautiful and individual hand-made in St Ives jewellery and metalwork. Commissions undertaken. Available from her shop in The Drill Hall on Royal Square and from:
Sharon McSwiney - Etsy Shop

Saturday 6 December 2014

St Ives In December - Christmas 2014

St Ives Cornwall - Christmas Lights

Christmas is almost upon us and there is lots going on in town.

The Christmas lights and Christmas trees are up and looking wonderful.

Lots of Christmas events are planned through December - including markets, Christmas panto, puppet shows, exhibitions, carol services and concerts.

I'll be posting details of more events soon - you can see full listings on:
St Ives Cornwall - What's On

Its not too late to book a Christmas or New Years Eve break in St Ives:
St Ives Cornwall - Last Minute Holidays

To see how magical Christmas here can be take a look at:
St Ives Cornwall - Photo Gallery - Christmas

More Christmas news and photos coming soon.