August Business of the Month 2021

The Mackerel Makery is the latest addition to the range of lovely independent shops situated in Penzance’s historic Chapel Street. Their aim is to encourage creativity through design led and eco conscious products whilst supporting Cornish artists. From puzzles, craft kits and beautiful cards to jewellery, stationery and much more. Stepping inside you will find […]


Chapel Street Festival of Chamber Music Friday, 23 July to Sunday, 25 July 2021 Chapel Street Methodist Church, Penzance TR18 4AW Some of West Cornwall’s finest young classical musicians will be joined by top national names for Penzance’s first-ever chamber music festival, taking place from Friday, 23 July to Sunday, 25 July at Chapel Street […]

Are you an entrepreneur or performer?

Are you an entrepreneur, or performer wanting an audience?  Penzance Youth Market (PzYM), now in its third year, offers start-your-own-business opportunities to young people of Penzance and Penwith; you can discover this project at the PzYM Spring Market, (alongside Pz Charter Market), Sat 28th March 2020, (look for the PzYM yellow lightbulb logo on flags […]

Still growing strong at 96

The West Cornwall Horticultural Society will be holding their 96th SpringFlower Show on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th March 2020 at the Show’srelatively new home in Marazion.  The Community Centre is proving to bevery popular with exhibitors and visitors alike with everyone appreciating the free parking and easy access it offers.The show proudly kick starts the succession of flower shows across thecounty […]

Local veteran set to conquer mountains!

Local man Ben Barker is a former member of 2nd Battalion the Rifles, he served from 2006 until 2015, when he received a medical discharge due to hearing loss caused by an IED in Sangin, Afghanistan in 2009 and a spinal problem which nearly rendered him wheelchair-bound. At first, diagnosed with PTSD, Ben struggled adapting […]

Remembering The​ ​Penlee Lifeboat​ Disaster

With its old granite cottages and winding streets which surround its picturesque harbour, Mousehole is considered by many as the most beautiful fishing village in Cornwall. It is a village steeped in history, and an event firmly cemented in to the history of its small tight-knit community is The Penlee Lifeboat Disaster.On the fateful stormy […]