Circle Dance

Community dances from around the world at the Newlyn Centre. Thursday evenings and alternate Tuesday mornings with Mona.

Contact Details
01736 361 010
Postal Address: 

Penzance, Cornwall TR18

Hayle Line Dancing Club

Monday evenings at Hayle Methodist Church.

Contact Details
01736 752 610
Postal Address: 
Hayle, Cornwall TR27


These community festivals and fairs either have a low carbon footprint, revive local traditions or strengthen local culture and arts.

St Ives, Monday after February 3
St Ives Feast
A celebration of the founding of St Ives by St Ia. It includes a civic procession to Venton Ia, the well of St Ia, and other associated activities. It is most notable as one of the two surviving examples of Cornish Hurling.

Penzance, March 5
St Pirans Day
St Piran was the patron saint of Tin Miners and St Piran's Day started as one of the many tinners' holidays observed by the miners of Cornwall. In Penzance there is the annual performance of the St Piran Furry dance and a procession through the streets by hundreds of children.

St Michael's Mount, annually for a single day
Music on the Mount
Free entry to the Castle, Gardens and live music and entertainment

Helston, May 8
Flora Day

Carn to Cove

Carn to Cove is Cornwall’s performing arts scheme for rural communities filling community halls with poetry, music and drama, stories and dancing. Local people run the events and choose the live shows they want to see and hear in their halls Recently a survey revealed that 80% of Carn to Cove audiences walk to their local hall. Carn to Cove works in close collaboration with Cornwall Young Promoters Scheme ( which enables young people to select and promote shows in their communities.

Carn to Cove Village Hall venues:

Carleen Village Hall, TR13 9QR
01736 763457

Leedstown Village Hall, TR27 6EN
01736 851050

Lelant Village Hall TR26 3JR
01736 758451

All Saints Church TR17 OEE

Towednack and Nancledra Community Hall
Nancledra, Penzance, TR20 8NR
01736 794711

The Centre Newlyn
Chywoone Hill, Newlyn TR18 5AR
01736 365890

The Acorn

Contact Details
01209 313 200
Postal Address: 

Cornwall Arts Centre Trust Ltd
Krowji, West Park
Redruth, Cornwall TR15 3AJ


Hayle Outdoor Pool
King George Memorial Walk, Phillack, Hayle TR27 5AA
01736 752568
Open during the summer season.

Penzance Leisure Centre
St Clare, Penzance TR18 3QW
01736 874744
Includes Aquazone, one to one lessons, adult swimming lessons and takes GP referrals

Penzance Jubilee Pool
The Promenade, Penzance TR18 4AA
01736 369224
Open air pool available from May to September

St Ives
St Ives Leisure Centre
Trenwith Burrows, St Ives TR26 1HB
01736 797006

St Just
Cape Cornwall Golf and Leisure Resort
Cape Cornwall Road, St Just, Penzance, Cornwall TR19 7NL
01736 788611
Swimming pool is open to the public and available on a pay-as-you-go basis.


Penwith Midweek Cycle Group
David Harvey
01736 365019
Penwith Midweek Cycling Group ride every Thursday morning from Penzance, usually meeting at St John's Hall.

CTC Cornwall

CTC Cornwall is a "Local Group" of the CTC. A Local Group represents CTC members in a particular geographical area. In the case of CTC Cornwall this is the whole of Cornwall. Thus if you are a CTC Member living in Cornwall, you are automatically a member of CTC Cornwall. CTC Cornwall is in its infancy - the group was formed in March 2008. There is usually a ride from Penzance on a Sunday.

Contact Details

Pilot Gig

Hayle Pilot Gig Rowing Club
Rowing out of Hayle harbour most Tuesday and Thursday evenings in summer. Competitions, training and 'have a go' too.

Mounts Bay Pilot Gig Club

Pendeen Pilot Gig Club
Dan Mugglestone 07866742987
Geoff and Jill Hoather 01736 786006
Debs Bassett-Harding 07739753327
All ages over 12 and all abilities. Regular training from Newlyn harbour all year round weather permitting.

Cape Cornwall Pilot Gig Club
All welcome to social rowing at Sennen harbour. Also training and competitive events.

St Ives
St Ives Pilot Gig Club

Zennor Pilot Gig Club

Contact Details


St Erth
Hotstep Salsa
01209 611807 / 07970 397736
Fridays in St Erth Village Hall.

St Ives
Belly dance
Friday evenings at St Ives Operatics Club.

St Just
Monday evenings at the Royal British Legion in St Just.

Dance Into Fitness
Caroline Shanche
07773 669667
Classes for the over 50s on Fridays in St Just.

Martial Arts

Carbis Bay
Shorin Ryu Karate Club
01736 796636
Beginners' courses at Carbis Bay Wednesday 7.30-9.30pm (also Connor Downs Womens Institute Hall). Male and female instructors in a friendly environment. First lesson free.

Hayle Judo Kwai
Sensei Richard 01736 740723
5-9 years on Tuesday evenings. 10-15 years and 16+ on Thursday evenings at Unit 7, Rospeath Industrial Estate, Crowlas.

07887773949 / 07970329216

Mayoshindo Karate
Denzil 07780 933207
Juniors 7:00 to 8:00pm. Adults 8:00 to 9:30pm. Every Tuesday at the School Hall, Marazion. Suitable for all ages and abilities 6+.

Grappling Club
Matthew Dollins - 01736 796636
James O'Hanllan - 01736 731828
Friday evenings at Penzance YMCA.

Simon Norris
01736 796636
Sunday class at Penzance YMCA.

Ki Aikido

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