Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Live Music - April - The Castle Inn St Ives

Live Music - The Castle Inn St Ives
Live Music - The Castle Inn St Ives


The Castle Inn, - in the heart of St Ives on Fore Street - have kept the flag flying for live music in town right through the Winter.

The music continues through April and beyond - through to St Ives September Festival - then on through another Autumn and Winter.

Every Friday and Saturday night at 9.00 pm.
Every Sunday afternoon at 3.00 pm.
Also - a Fun Pub Quiz every Monday night at 8.30 pm.

For the latest news and updates visit:
The Castle Inn St Ives - Facebook

The full programme for April 2017 is:

Sat 1st - Pop Cornwall.
Sun 2nd - The Dowling Thing.

Fri 7th - Sinpusher.
Sat 8th - Salt Water Cure.
Sun 9th - Rooster.

Fri 14th - Slim Semora.
Sat 15th - Dirty Livin Rythmn Band.
Sun 16th - Rick & Apple.

Fri 21st - TBA.
Sat 22nd - Los Palmas.
Sun 23rd - Tom Dale.

Thu 27th - Bamaluz Bootleggers (8.30 pm).
Fri 28th - The Archons.
Sat 29th - Lafayette.
Sun 30th - Dappers.

Good home-cooked food, a great selection of real ales and a friendly welcome also await.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

St Ives September Festival 2017 - Arts Programme

St Ives September Festival 2017 - Arts Programme
Molly's Terms - Imago Theatre Company


St Ives Arts Club have scheduled the first of their shows for St Ives September Festival 2017 - and there is some good stuff.

The programme opens with the return of Imago Theatre Company, with a new production - Molly’s Terms.
"Molly’s terms for living cause her to become increasingly estranged from her studies, herself and the human condition ...... "
Thursday 7th - Saturday 9th September.

Cornish Women on the Verge, Threemilestone Showtime Academy and Studio 61 Choir present "Jack and Jenny - the Musical!".
"When Cornish mining went "scat" the miners ventured to the ends of the earth taking their tools, their skills, their pasties and sometimes their wives and children too! ...... "
Sunday 10th September.

Sweet 'N Sour - a comedy improvisation group of four top comedy performers from varying disciplines.
"We incorporate audience suggestions into an array of scenes ranging from high-end humorous wordplay to the blatantly absurd ...... "
Saturday 16th September.

Full details of all September events at the club are on:
St Ives Arts Club - Website

Tickets will go on sale soon - and when they do I'll post more info here.

The arts programme at other venues is taking shape.

St Ives Library are hosting two Creative Crafts Workshops
with textile artist Jo McIntosh.
Needle Felting - Wednesday 13th September.
Fabric Flowers - Friday 22nd September.

Boathouse Theatre are staging a Murder Mystery Farce.

St Ives Parish Church are planning an extensive music programme.

St Ives Textile Group have are exhibiting at Porthmeor Studios.

The Castle Inn will have live music every night,
apart from Monday Quiz Nights.
Their programme opens with Blooze on Friday 8th September.

More on those events here soon.

For the latest news follow:
St Ives Cornwall - Facebook

For more September events in St Ives visit:
St Ives September Festival 2017



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Thursday, 16 March 2017

Spring Exhibitions - St Ives Arts Club

Spring Exhibitions - St Ives Arts Club
Spring Exhibitions - St Ives Arts Club


March and April see three exhibitions of new work at St Ives Arts Club.

Setting Sail
Spring exhibition of paintings by Sheila Scholes and Sue Walsh.
Saturday 18th - Friday 24th March 2017.

Arts Club Members Exhibition
A selection of work in various media by Arts Club members.
Saturday 8th - Friday 21st April 2017.

Steve Payter
Photography and mixed media.
Saturday 29th April - Friday 5th May 2017.

All are free to enter, include work for sale and are open
10.00 am - 5.00 pm daily.

More exhibitions are scheduled for late Spring and Summer - details on:
St Ives Arts Club - What's On 



More Events in St Ives ......

Stitch St Ives - Crafts for Crafters Show.
The Island Centre - Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th April 2017 ......
Stitch St Ives - Website

Full listings of events ......
St Ives Cornwall - What's On

Get the latest by email ......
St Ives Cornwall - Newsletter - Subscribe

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Papercraft and Printing at The Island Centre

Papercraft and Printing Course - St Ives Cornwall


Starting on Tuesday 25th April 2017 - at The Island Centre St Ives -
a 7  week course. Every Tuesday evening from 7.00 to 9.00 pm.

Papercraft and Printing

This course will give students an introduction to the following paper and printing related subjects: How to select and prepare the correct type of paper to use to make a paper-mache bowl. How to select and prepare the correct type of paper to recycle into handmade paper and what can be added to the paper. How to use silk fibres and paste to make sheets of silk paper. How to prepare and assemble pages and make a cover to create a simple book. How to make and use a simple printing block. How to use everyday objects e.g. feathers, leaves, cardboard tubes etc. to print with. How to make and use stencils.

Run by St Ives Textile Artist Jo McIntosh:
Knit One Weave One

In partnership with:
Workers Educational Association (WEA) - Cornwall

Cost for the full 7 weeks is just £54.00.
Concessions and free places are available for eligible students.

For more information and to book go to:
WEA - Papercraft and Printing Course

If you are interested in this course please book!
If there are not enough people it will not run - you can't just turn up.

WEA are planning to run more courses in St Ives - as part of the new education hub at St Ives Library. More info here in due course as details are confirmed.



Jo is also running two other courses - starting in April -
at Penwith College Penzance. For more about these go to:

Penwith College - Get To Know Your Sewing Machine

Penwith College - Creative Textiles

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

St Ives Cornwall Blogs - Holidays and Travel

Porthminster Beach - St Ives Cornwall
St Ives Cornwall Blogs - Holidays and Travel


A selection of St Ives Cornwall Blogs with some great content  - about events, things to do, places to visit, walks and more ......

St Ives Cornwall Blogs - Holidays and Travel

Aspects Holidays
Things to do, places to visit, food, art and events.
Aspects Holidays -Blog

Carbis Bay Holidays
Ideas for family holidays, romantic breaks for couples.
Dog friendly beaches and accommodation.
Walks and days out
Carbis Bay Holidays - Blog

Cohort Hostel
News, events and things to do with a focus on the outdoors.
Cohort Hostel - Blog

Cherished Cottages
Arts, events, days out, walks, dog-friendly holidays.
Cherished Cottages - Blog

Hawke's Point
Insiders knowledge - things to enjoy in St Ives and Cornwall.
Hawke's Point - Blog



Consols Pond - St Ives Cornwall

You might also like:

St Ives Cornwall - Self Catering Holidays

St Ives Cornwall - Hotels

St Ives Cornwall - Photo Galleries

St Ives Cornwall - Webcams

Thursday, 9 March 2017

St Ives Guildhall - March Music and Markets

Live Music - St Ives Guildhall - Spring 2017
Live Music - St Ives Guildhall - Spring 2017


The Spring season kicks off at St Ives Guildhall in March and April
with a varied line-up of live music.

Andy Fairweather Low
One of the worlds most respected musicians.
Saturday 11th March 2017.
More info and tickets ......

G4
Multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group.
Also featuring St Ives' own Phoenix Choir.
Wednesday 22nd March 2017.
More info and tickets ......

The Ambling Band
Fundraiser for St Ives Jumbo Association.
Saturday 8th April 2017 2017.
More info ......

Voodoo Room
The best of Hendrix and Cream.
Saturday 22nd April 2017.
More info and tickets ......

Also - every Thursday through March and April - and all year round:
St Ives Farmers Market



You might also like:

St Ives September Festival 2017
Music and arts.
Saturday 9th to Saturday 23rd September 2017.
Tickets on sale soon.
More info ......

Cohort Hostel
Cool, contemporary accommodation just seconds from The Guildhall.
More info ......

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

St Ives Cornwall Blogs - Artists and Writers

St Ives Cornwall - Blogs
St Ives Cornwall - Blogs


It has always surprised me slightly, that in a town full of artists and writers, there relatively few St Ives Blogs. But - there are a few good ones - below is a selection - well worth browsing and reading.

St Ives Cornwall Blogs - Artists and Writers

Jo McIntosh - Textile Artist
Creative textiles and crafts - workshops and courses ......
Jo McIntosh - Textile Artist - Blog

Louise Donovan - Textile Artist
My work comes out of my life journey ......
Louise Donovan - Textile Artist - Blog

Love Stitching Red
Carolyn Saxby - textiles and photography.
Love Stitching Red - Blog

Rob Donovan - Author
Unrobing the Emperors and other matters of concern ......
Rob Donovan - Author - Blog

Bobby Wotnot - Artist
A daily blog to show what the life of an artist is ......
Bobby Wotnot - Artist - Blog

Allotment With A Sea View
My own writings about growing on my St Ives allotment ......
Allotment With A Sea View - Blog




The Old Pier - St Ives Cornwall

You might also like:

St Ives Cornwall - Self Catering Holidays

St Ives Cornwall - Hotels

St Ives Cornwall - Days Out

St Ives Cornwall - Walks

Friday, 3 March 2017

What's On In St Ives - This Weekend

Live Music - The Castle Inn St Ives
Live Music - The Castle Inn St Ives


Lots on in St Ives over the weekend and the week ahead.

The Castle Inn - Fore Street
Live Music at the best traditional real ale pub in town.
BT Experience - Friday 3rd March at 9.00 pm.
Crunchy Frog - Saturday 4th March at 9.00 pm.
St Piran's Day Shout - Sunday 5th March at 7.30 pm.
Also - Sunday Lunch Carvery from 12.00 pm.
Also - Pub Quiz with Lovely Aunty Liz - every Monday at 8.30 pm.
Live music at The Castle continues every weekend throughout the year.

More info .... Castle Inn Facebook



Blabbermouth Theatre - St Ives Arts Club
St Ives Arts Club
Blabbermouth Theatre.
Friday 3rd March at 7.30 pm.
Double Bill - 'Dogside Out' and 'Up and Away'.

More Info and Tickets - Blabbermouth Theatre





St Ives Community Literature Festival.
St Ives Guildhall
Community Literature Festival.
Saturday 4th March at 10.30 am.
Fundraiser for St Ives Library.
Readings by local authors, raffle, book sale, family fun.

Free entry - donations invited.



What's On - St Ives Cornwall
More Events in St Ives
Knitting Group - Cafe Art - Tuesdays at 3.00 pm.
Working Party - Steeple Woodlands - Wednesdays at 9.30 am.
Farmers Market - Guildhall - Thursdays at 9.30 am.
Family History Group - St Ives Library - Fridays at 10.30 am.
Full listings ......
St Ives Cornwall - What's On

Advertise your venue and events  ......
Get listed on One St Ives



Looking ahead ......

Andy Fairweather Low - one of the worlds most respected musicians.
Guildhall - Saturday 11th March 2017.
More info and tickets ......

G4 - multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group.
Also featuring St Ives' own Phoenix Choir.
Guildhall - Wednesday 22nd March 2017.
More info and tickets ......

Country and Western Weekend - various bands.
St Ives Holiday Village - Friday 24th March 2017.
More info ......

Voodoo Room - the best of Hendrix and Cream.
Guildhall - Saturday 22nd April 2017.
More info and tickets ......

St Ives September Festival 2017 - music and arts.
Saturday 9th to Saturday 23rd September 2017.
Tickets on sale soon.
More info ......

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Stitch St Ives - April 2017

Stitch St Ives - Craft Supplies Show - April 2017
Stitch St Ives - Craft Supplies Show - April 2017


Stitch St Ives will be back in April 2017 -
after two successful shows in 2016.

The Island Centre, St Ives.
Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th April 2017.
10.00 am - 4.00 pm.
Entry: £2.00 (under 18s and students free).

A craft show with a difference -
organised by St Ives textile artist Jo McIntosh.
The focus is entirely on craft supplies, rather than finished products.
Everything for the creative crafter -
knitting and stitching - textiles - craft supplies.

More info:

Stitch St Ives - Website

Stitch St Ives - Facebook

Food and drink all day by Cafe Art St Ives.

Exhibitors come from around Cornwall and the UK - so that crafters can meet the suppliers and see the goods - rather than buying online.

Items available include:
  • Hand made artisan beads.
  • Hand dyed and painted fabrics.
  • Patchwork fabrics.
  • Knitting wools.
  • Crochet yarns.
  • Hand made buttons.
  • Spinning wheels.
  • Weaving looms.
  • Hand-dyed fleece for felting.
  • Printing paints and kits.
  • Lots more .....
The Island Centre venue is easy to get to. A short walk from the harbour and the town centre. Next door to a large public car park.
Disabled access.
Stitch St Ives Website - Find Us

So come along to enjoy a creative crafty day out - browse the stalls, enjoy a coffee and cake, enjoy a craft demonstration, browse some more!

You can also enjoy all the rest that St Ives has to offer - galleries, shops, restaurants and wonderful scenery. We look forward to welcoming you!