Community

Circle Dance

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

Contact Details
Phone: 
01736 361 010
Postal Address: 

Newlyn
Penzance, Cornwall TR18

Hayle Line Dancing Club

Monday evenings at Hayle Methodist Church.

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

Festivals

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

FEBRUARY
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.

MARCH
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.

SPRING OR EARLY SUMMER
St Michael's Mount, annually for a single day
Music on the Mount
http://www.stmichaelsmount.co.uk
Free entry to the Castle, Gardens and live music and entertainment

MAY
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 (www.youngpromoters.org) which enables young people to select and promote shows in their communities.

Carn to Cove Village Hall venues:

Carleen
Carleen Village Hall, TR13 9QR
01736 763457

Leedstown
Leedstown Village Hall, TR27 6EN
01736 851050

Lelant
Lelant Village Hall TR26 3JR
01736 758451

Marazion
All Saints Church TR17 OEE

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

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

Penzance
The Acorn
http://facebook.com/theacornpenzance

Contact Details
Phone: 
01209 313 200
Postal Address: 

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

Swimming

Hayle
Hayle Outdoor Pool
http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=15668
King George Memorial Walk, Phillack, Hayle TR27 5AA
01736 752568
Open during the summer season.

Penzance
Penzance Leisure Centre
http://www.leisurecentre.com/centres/39/home/Penzance-Leisure-Centre.aspx
St Clare, Penzance TR18 3QW
01736 874744
Includes Aquazone, one to one lessons, adult swimming lessons and takes GP referrals

Penzance Jubilee Pool
http://www.jubileepool.co.uk
contact@jubileepool.co.uk
The Promenade, Penzance TR18 4AA
01736 369224
Open air pool available from May to September

St Ives
St Ives Leisure Centre
http://www.stives-cornwall.co.uk/stives-leisure-centre.html
Trenwith Burrows, St Ives TR26 1HB
01736 797006

St Just
Cape Cornwall Golf and Leisure Resort
http://www.capecornwallgolfclub.co.uk
enquiries@capecornwall.com
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.

Cycling

Penzance
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
Hayle Pilot Gig Rowing Club
http://www.haylegigclub.com
haylegigclub@googlemail.com
Rowing out of Hayle harbour most Tuesday and Thursday evenings in summer. Competitions, training and 'have a go' too.

Marazion
Mounts Bay Pilot Gig Club
http://www.mountsbaygigclub.org

Pendeen
Pendeen Pilot Gig Club
http://pendeengig.website.orange.co.uk
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.

Sennen
Cape Cornwall Pilot Gig Club
http://www.capecornwallgigclub.co.uk
All welcome to social rowing at Sennen harbour. Also training and competitive events.

St Ives
St Ives Pilot Gig Club
anna@buryanst.freeserve.co.uk

Zennor
Zennor Pilot Gig Club
www.zennorgigclub.com

Contact Details

Dance

St Erth
Hotstep Salsa
http://www.hotstepsalsa.co.uk
chris@hotstepsalsa.co.uk
Chris
01209 611807 / 07970 397736
Fridays in St Erth Village Hall.

St Ives
Belly dance
www.bellydancestives.co.uk
Helena
07941242973
Friday evenings at St Ives Operatics Club.

St Just
Salsa
martinwebster1959@gmail.com
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
http://www.shorinryukarate.co.uk
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.

Crowlas
Judo
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.

Hayle
Taekwondo
http://www.firstdefencetaekwondo.co.uk
07887773949 / 07970329216

Marazion
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+.
http://www.mayoshindo.org

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

Karate
Simon Norris
01736 796636
enquiries@kynance.com
Sunday class at Penzance YMCA.

Ki Aikido

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