Event Archive

See what events we've listed in the past - many of these events have been put on by partner organisations.

Open Farm Sunday

Time: 
5 June 2016 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Bosavern Community Farm, St Just, Penzance TR19 7RD

Farm Tours with Growers, Cow Shed Cafe, Meet the Bees and see the site of the new Bosavern Community Farm Bee Education Centre. There will be bee-themed Arts and Craft activities with guest Artists, a fun super-speed photo competition with Ellie Smart Photography, and brilliant Bumble Bee Safaris and talks with the Bumble Bee Conservation Trust and lots more...
This is a perfect oppourtunity to visit Bosavern Community Farm if you haven't already and - even if you have - it's a good chance to see how the farm has come on since Open Farm Sunday 2015... there's always something new to see.

So come along, meet the Team, enjoy some farm-grown food with great views over to The Scillies and have a relaxing Sunday!

http://www.bosaverncommunityfarm.org.uk

Penzance May Horns 2016

Time: 
1 May 2016 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
Tolcarne Inn, Newlyn, Penzance TR18 5PR

The annual celebration of spring and the start of summer. An attempt to "drive the devil of winter out". Meet at 7.30pm at the Tolcarne Inn in Newlyn dressed in seasonal finery (either white or green in colour). Please also decorate yourselves in seasonal greenery and or flowers. At 8pm process from the Tolcarne into Penzance blowing as loudly as possible all manner of horns and whistles and banging drums. Old Ned, The Penzance crow will die three times on route, overcome by the devil of winter, to revive him must blow loudly our horns and whistles until he leaps back to life! All this is followed by a celebration at the Admiral Benbow (approx 8pm) which will be suitably decorated in greenery for the occasion. Event organised by the Cornish Culture Association.
http://www.cornishculture.co.uk/

Brilliant Bee Safari

Time: 
1 May 2016 - 10:30am - 3:00pm
Location: 
Gonew Woods, near Hayle

Brigit StrawbridgeBrigit StrawbridgeThe Fabulous Brigit Strawbridge is here at Permanently Brilliant again for the year's first Brilliant Bee Safari!
An amazing day of inspiration, secrets and sometimes incredible facts on bees - honey bees, bumble bees and feral or solitary bees - and the extraordinary connections between us and them. :)
Brigit only makes if this far west once in a blue moon so if you fancy a day of laughter, wonder and bee-filled inspiration, this is it. This event is being held as part of Permanently Brilliant's collaboration with the Transition Penwith!
Cost: £10 per adult - which includes a home made soup and bread lunch. :)
What's not to like! Children especially welcome (no charge. :) )
Limited numbers, so please book asap by replying to Manda Brookman at wildlybrilliant@outlook.com after which you'll be sent directions.
http://www.permanentlybrilliant.com

Beltane at Bosavern 2016

Time: 
30 April 2016 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
Bosavern Community Farm, St Just, Penzance TR19 7RD

Come and join the throng at Bosavern Community Farm for Maypole dancing, music and song! You'll be able to hear the Legendary Beltane Band Land and Sea Singing Group. Everyone is welcome. Please bring food and drink to share, feet to dance, voices to sing and instruments to play!
There is only very limited parking at the farm but there's a lovely pathway from St Just (follow Lafrowda Terrace from Fore Street, then go straight along the pathway through three fields (it takes about 15 minutes).
http://www.bosaverncommunityfarm.org.uk

Hayle Hub April 2016 Social & Planning Meeting

Time: 
27 April 2016 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
The Cornish Arms, 86 Commercial Road, Hayle TR27 4DX

The next monthly planning/social gathering for Transition Penwith's Hayle Hub will be on Wednesday 27th April at 7.00pm. The meeting will take forward project planning. Save the date!

Go to the Hayle Hub's own page on this site to read the evolution of the story so far...
http://www.transitionpenwith.org.uk/hubs/hayle

Bee Education Centre: Presentation of Proposed Project

Time: 
26 April 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Marazion Community Centre, Gwallon Lane, Marazion, Penzance TR17 0HW

Penwith Organic Gardening Group are hosting this presentation on the Bee Education Centre project which is now underway at Bosavern Community Farm in St Just. This is a chance for all interested parties, and anyone interested in bees, flowers, education and sustainable food production to come along and find out more about this exciting project.
Artist Julia Kerrison will be speaking on her part in the project - the Living Mural. Bosavern resident bee-keeper Matt Pitt, of The Cornish Black Bee Company will be speaking on the bees involvement in the project and Nikki, Project Manager, will be introducing the ideas behind the bee centre.
Also the sponsors, Kew Gardens, will be present and photographing the event for national publicity, so please turn up and show your support!

Annual Spring Clean

Time: 
17 April 2016 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Poppies Café, Knights Warehouse, Belgravia Street, Penzance TR18 2EL

Come along to this annual gathering for Transition Penwith which will be refreshing, reviewing and renewing!

There'll be a Swap Shop so bring things you don’t want or need and swap for something you do want or need. And if you don’t have anything to swap, you can take and donate. It'll be an opportunity to get involved. Share ideas with others on what you would like to see and how we might make it happen. Hear about what Transition Penwith is doing. Join the team! The Café will be serving light snacks and refreshments, with payment by donation.

Sandy Cove Spring Beach Clean

Time: 
10 April 2016 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Sandy Cove Beach, south of Newlyn Harbour

Join West Cornwall Friends of the Earth for this season's cleanup at Sandy Cove. For more information please email westcornwallfoe@googlemail.com or call Heather on 01736 719257.

2016 Penwith Green Fair

Time: 
26 March 2016 - 10:00am - 2:30pm
Location: 
The Acorn, Parade Street, Penzance TR18

Hayle Hub March 2016 Social & Planning Meeting

Time: 
23 March 2016 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
Harry's Cali-Style, 25 Penpol Terrace, Hayle TR27 5AF

The next monthly planning/social gathering for Transition Penwith's Hayle Hub will be on Wednesday 23rd March at 7.00pm. The meeting will take forward project planning. Save the date!