Celebrating this years St Pirans Day

St Pirans Day is one of those days that makes me feel truly Cornish, and proud to come from the far South West! The 5th March is always highlighted in our diaries to celebrate in some way. When we were at uni, we used to decorate oreo biscuits with white icing to make Cornish flag […]

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Cornishisms and Cornish dialect from the West Country

So over on our Cornish arts and culture blog we have been learning some Cornish words and looking at the language of our home county. There are however a whole host of words which make up an unofficial language which most of us use everyday! If you’ve ever been to Cornwall or met a Cornishman […]

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Learning some more Cornish words

Have you been following our Cornish language blog series, if not catch up with our first cornish and second cornish blogs quick! Here we discover some more Cornish words to develop your vocabulary. You might be starting to see patterns with some of the letters, or be able to recognise the english similarities to help […]

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Angarrack Christmas Lights, the best in Cornwall!

The Angarrack Christmas Lights have a bit of a reputation in Cornwall and during the month of December our village welcomes thousands of visitors to marvel at the lights. The lights are spread throughout the village so it’s best to ditch the car and talk a stroll through the lanes to really appreciate the atmosphere. […]

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The Truro Victorian Christmas Market

This week the capital is playing host to the Truro Victorian Christmas Market down on Lemon Quay. When you’re in town picking up your Christmas shopping be sure to take a peak as we’re sure you’ll love some of the gifts on offer here. We went along to have a look but unfortunately have finished […]

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Shopping at the Flambards Christmas Fayre

The Flambards Christmas Fayre was hosted this weekend so we went along to support our local businesses in the hope of encouraging more people to shop local this year. The Christmas stalls were spread around the Flambards Victorian Village and surrounding buildings making a great situation for a Christmas Fayre. It was just £1 to […]

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The Padstow Christmas Festival Weekend

The Padstow Christmas Festival runs this year from the 1st – 4th December. We headed along to see if it lived up to its recommendations, and we were blown away. There’s still a chance to visit so be sure not to miss out on this one! Celebrity Chefs With a whole marquee dedicated to the […]

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Enjoy the Etsy Makers Cornwall Christmas Fair, St Ives

We popped into the Etsy Makers Cornwall Christmas Fair and what an awesome little evening it was. Don’t panic it’s going to be in The Guildhall Hall, St Ives all weekend so make sure you head along. The Etsy Makers of Cornwall and St Ives gathered 35 of their best sellers to feature at this […]

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Christmas events in Cornwall this December

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… and there’s so many Christmas events in Cornwall. We are more than excited for all these festive fun activities and days out, several mince pies were eaten whilst compiling this blog! To find out when all the Christmas lights in Cornwall will be switched on read our […]

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The Great Cornish Food Festival in Truro

The Great Cornish Food Festival is happening in Truro this weekend! We headed there on the first day to see what scrumptious delights Truro had in store, and it’s safe to say we weren’t disappointed. The Great Cornish Food Festival Running over a three day weekend the festival is on Lemon Quay from the 23rd […]

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