Week Commencing: 27th November 2023
Mon 27th at the Old Ale House, Quay St. from 9 pm. Jam Night, open to all
Tues 28th at the Passmore Edwards Institute, Blackwater, TR4 8HB, 7.30 pm. Will Keating and special guests ‘Candlelit Concert’. Tickets £10 from www.crbo.co.uk or in person from Tourist Information, Boscowen St, tel 01872 274555
Starting Wed 29th Nov – Sun 24th Dec. The Big Christmas Market on Lemon Quay 9 am – 4 pm (with extension on late night shopping Wednesdays) to be housed this year in bespoke wooden cabins. All local suppliers: food, drink, arts, crafts, gifts, also with music and festive family entertainment.
Wed 29th at Zafiros, New Bridge Street from 5 pm. Games Night, free to play with board games, darts, beer pong and more.
Wed 29th at Waterstones from 5.30 pm – late night shopping and have a festive mince pie.
Wed 29th starting from Boscowen St. 6.30 pm. Father Christmas parade, going round the town and finishing at Back Quay. Farmers Market, seasonal goods, street food and drink. Park and Ride will be extended with the last service leaving the City at 9.30 pm.
Wed 29th at the Old Ale House, Quay St. 8 pm. Quiz Night, all welcome.
Thurs 30th at Ernest Jones, Boscowen St. 9 am – 5 pm. An exclusive instore Le Vian event. Email email@example.com to find out more and book your ticket (as I understand it, free to attend but must book in advance)
Fri 1st and Sat 2nd Dec at the Cathedral 10 am – 5 pm. Made in Cornwall Christmas Market (all products produced in Cornwall with the official Cornish Gold Stamp of approval).
Fri 1st at St Symphorian Church, Veryan, TR2 5QB at 7.30 pm. Will Keating and special guests ‘Candlelit Concert’ booking as Tues 28th.
Fri 1st at Truro Methodist Church 7.30 pm. Cornwall Air Ambulance Carol Concert. Tickets from www.crbo.co.uk or Tourist Information Centre
Fri 1st at the Old Bakery Studios, Malpas Road 7.30 pm. Music: Jan Wobble – Metal Box – Rebuilt in Dub. Tickets £27 from www.oldbakerystudios.co.uk. Tel 01872 278804
From Fri 1st – Sun 31st Dec at Trelissick, a Cornish Christmas - ‘Nadelik Lowen’ with lots happening on different days. Visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/trelissick for more information.
Sat 2nd all day – FREE PARKING in Cornwall Council car parks and Truro Park and Ride.
Sat 2nd – Tues 5th at Trelissick 10 am – 4.30 pm. Christmas Craft Fair – a variety of gifts made by National Trust Staff and Volunteers.
Sat 2nd at Devoran Village Hall, TR3 6PW 10 am – 4 pm. Christmas art and craft fair by local makers.
Sat 2nd and Sun 3rd at the Plaza 11.30 am. Event Cinema: CBeebies Panto – Robin Hood. Visit www.wtwcinemas.co.uk to book, tel 01872 272894
Sat 2nd and Sun 3rd at the Plaza 2 pm. Andre Rieu’s White Christmas. Book as above.
Sat 2nd at St John’s Church, Lemon St. 4 pm. City of Truro Wind Orchestra and Cornwall Junior Choir Christmas Concert. Programmes on the door £7/under 14s £2.
Sat 2nd at Truro Methodist Church 7.30 pm. Christmas with Cornwall Symphony Chorus with special guest Nancy May. Tickets £12 / under 16s £6. Tel 01209 842977 to book.
Sat 2nd at the Burrell Theatre, TR1 1TH 7.30 pm. Sarah McQuaid. Tickets £15 from www.burrelltheatre.com.
Sun 3rd at the Cathedral 6 pm. An Advent Procession – Candlelight service with traditional readings, advent hymns and choir anthems. Free event, all welcome.
Mon 4th sees the start of Peter Pan at the Hall for Cornwall, finishes Sun 31st. Various days and times. Visit www.hallforcornwall.co.uk to find out more and to book.
From 1st December, lots going on at the Eden Project – various dates and times. For full details and to book visit www.edenproject.com/visit/whats-on . And of course the ice rink is open until February 2024.
Heligan Night Garden is on throughout December (various dates), visit www.heligan.com to book. Also special Christmas lunch and lantern workshops.