things to do

Events and activities

beanpole fayre, North Hill

craft courses Cornwall paintings


Explore the local

countryside, gardens and natural heritage, dowsing and our local shows


Short courses and workshops; willow craft, art, crafts, language and culture

Exhibitions, festivals, theatre, music, art & film

Art, poetry, theatre, music, films, fayres, festivals and village events




Nature & Archaeology Walks



Caradon Archaeology / Festival of British Archaeology Event –

for events see http://www.caradonhill.org.uk


Events with the Parish wildlife groups in the Launceston Area



For more archaeology news

see www.archaeologyfestival.org.uk/whatson

World Heritage Site: Cornish Mining



Heritage Walks

WHS events

mine engine house, Minions, Cornwall WHSA variety of events throughout Cornwall and west Devon around the World Heritage Site. Cornish Mining World Heritage

Guided walks each month to explore local environment and mining heritage. For details see the Stuart House website




Cornwall Area of

Outstanding Natural Beauty

Hawk's Tor on Bodmin Moor

Bodmin Moor and part of the Lynher Valley is within the Cornwall AONB

See their programme of events

Cornwall Wildlife Trust



Cornwall Wildlife Trust Cornwall Wildlife Trust calendar

for events held all over the county. www.cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk/whatson


Trebartha Gardens

poppy Trebartha Gardens

These beautiful woodland gardens aton the edge of Bodmin Moor, with cascades and waterfalls.

Open twice a year, May and October.

For dates see National Gardens Scheme>


Tamar Dowsers






THE TAMAR DOWSERS presentcompass




All talks will be held on Sunday afternoons:

7 December, 11 January, 15 February, 15 March.

Entry is £4 (light refreshments included). Everyone is very welcome.


Talks include 'The Mary/Michael Pilgrims Way' - the Mary and Michael earth energy lines run from Cornwall to Norfolk and it is hoped to establish a walking pilgrimage route. See their website marymichaelpilgrimsway.org


For more information about these talks: www.tamar-dowsers.co.uk 
or phone 01822 612403



Guided Walks and events

in and around the town

See the Visit Liskeard website >


Guided Walks and events in Liskeard

in and around the town

See the Visit Liskeard website >


Local Shows

Pengover, Merrimeet and Menheniot Horticultural Show

Liskeard Show

Launceston Show

Courses and workshops


Mews Studio


Inspirational art & craft courses

workshops and courses, Liskeard CornwallLearn to do patchwork, quilting, embellishing, batik, painting and other fascinating skills.
See the programme for art courses and craft workshops: Roseland Mews Studio courses and workshops

Cornish Willow

Basket-making courses

Cornish willow workshopsHand-made basketery and Cornish Willow events, see details: see Cornish Willow


Peruvian Experience


Peruvian jar, Peru expereinece, Spanish conversation

Peruvian fabric, culture and languageSpanish refresher course

Spanish conversation and coffee
(2 hours)
This can be either Spanish or Latin American Spanish, and appropriate to your existing knowledge of Spanish language.



Peruvian embroideryHands-on Peruvian culture and crafts

(3 hours)


Memories of Bocaditos

(3 hours)

Peruvian culture, crafts, and Spanish language


'A day in Peru'

A full day course will combine all the above to enjoy a taste of Peruvian culture and opportunity to refresh your Spanish language skills.

Alternatively, each may be a separate short course or part of a series.

For enquiries and details speak to Cecilia
on 01579 348478 or send an email to ceciward@btinternet.com



Exhibitions, theatre, music, film


Dante Quartet


Dante Summer FestivalDante Quartet music festival in cornwall

Annual festival - concerts, open rehearsals and workshops at local venues in the Tamar Valley




Sterts Theatre

Music and theatre

Sterts theatre and musicOur moorland venue, Sterts Theatre at Upton Cross hosts performances in the outdoor covered arena are from May to October www.sterts.co.uk


Lynher Valley Sessions

Local musicians

Lynher Sessions musicMeeting regularly in pubs in East Cornwall, playing a whole variety of music - American bluegrass and old-timey music, British folksong or contemporary songs and tunes - anything!

See the Lynher Valley Sessions dates>




Films at Lewannick

Lewannick Film Society

At the village hall, with high quality digital projection equipment, surround sound and a large screen. See what films are coming up on www.filmlewannick.co.uk


& Fayres

March-April-MayBeanpole Fayre at North Hill

St Endellion Festivals at the church of St Endelienta. details>


Daphne Du Maurier Festival, Fowey. details>

Polruan Sunnyside Festival. details>


Charles Causley Festival, Launceston details>

Polperro Music and Arts Festival details>

Saltash Regatta and Waterside Festival. details>

Maker Festival at Maker Heights on the Rame Peninsula. See details>


Dante Summer Festival. See details>launceston castle


Bude Jazz Festival See details>


Looe Music Festival with a main stage on the beach. See details>

Calstock Jazz and Blues Festival. See setails>


Village events


North Hill

North Hill village HallLocal arts, the annual Horticultural Show and a variety of community events are held at the village hall. See the North Hill village hall website www.nhvh.co.uk for details.





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