Circa 21 Business of the month

Spend some of your precious shopping time at the atmospheric Circa 21. Based in the centre of Penzance and spread over two floors, the shop was established in 2014 by jewellery designer Esme Burton. Circa 21 is dog friendly and is recognised as a Plastic Free Champion. The space is filled with inspirational gifts and […]

The Swordfish Inn

A warm welcome awaits you at The Swordfish Inn this Winter. Situated upon the beautiful harbour front of the fishing port of Newlyn and steeped in local history, The Swordfish Inn is well known for its atmosphere and rugged charm. The pub has been a favourite of locals, artists and fisherman as well as visitors […]

Christmas in Penzance 2021

The Penzance BID team reveals how you can light up your life over the festive period. This year, our Christmas theme is ‘Light it Up’ – think all things glitzy, sparkly and shiny. A Christmas Window Competition will see the town’s businesses competing to create the most sparkly, glittery window displays. Shoppers will be able […]

Business of the month – Noir Taj Penzance

Noir Taj opened in Camelot Court, Penzance in November 2018 following an impromptu trip to New Delhi to buy a scooter and has since relocated to much larger premises in Causewayhead. Popular with locals and visitors alike this trove of colourful eastern treasures is the perfect place to find that unique gift. All of their […]


The popular annual two- week celebration of music and the arts in St Ives is back this month following the unavoidable cancellation of the 2020 festival due to the coronavirus pandemic. The first ever St Ives September Festival took place in 1978, and the event has evolved over the decades in to what is now […]

Tour of Britain 2021

This month some of the world’s best cyclists arrive in Penzance for the start of the Tour of Britain race, the town has plans to celebrate this unique event with a weekend of sport and community activities. On Sunday 5th September, Cornwall will host the Tour of Britain, with cyclists travelling 180 kilometres through the […]

One and All Aid – Continuing to fund schools in Iraq through community spirit in Penzance

Seven years ago, the terror group, Isis, committed genocide against the Yezidi people in northern Iraq and Kurdistan. Their homes were destroyed, young women and children were sold as slaves and men and older women were brutally murdered. Today, many Yezidis are still enslaved and others are living in makeshift tents and are displaced. One […]