2018 St Ives September Festival will have a real West Country flavour

Devon folk star Seth Lakeman, currently touring Australia with legendary Led Zeppelin front man Robert Plant will headline the opening night on Saturday, September 8th – followed by Cornwall favourites Fisherman’s Friends two nights later. Both return after last appearing at the Festival in 2014. “Really looking forward to heading back to St Ives in […]

Morrab Library Celebrates 200 years

Situated in in the stunning Morrab Gardens and set in a fine Victorian Mansion, Morrab Library is a large independent library, it is the only one in Cornwall and one of only thirty that remain in the United Kingdom. The library boasts over 55,000 volumes including works of literature, history, travel and religion. The library […]

A warm welcome awaits you at Hellys Deli Bar Cafe

Following an intensive three month refurbishment project, Lee and Lisa Spicer opened Hellys Deli Bar Café in November 2017 and the results are certainly impressive. Not only is Hellys situated conveniently close to Penzance Harbour and Railway Station, it also offers the opportunity to sample a great tasting menu of locally sourced food, cleverly created […]

Chapel Street Table Top Sale; The street’s traders and residents come together

A collective of businesses based on Chapel Street in Penzance recently came together to form ‘The Chapel Street Traders Association’. The ethos of the association is to work together to promote and increase footfall to what is known as the most historic street in Penzance. One of the primary aims of the newly formed association […]

Great views and great food at The Old Lifeboat House Bistro

Rachel Wright and Jane Docherty took over The Old Lifeboat House Bistro in Penzance in March last year. As soon as Rachel and Jane saw the Bistro with its uninterrupted view of Penzance harbour, they agreed it was the opportunity they had been looking for.  As the name suggests, the Bistro is located in an […]

The Man Engine returns to Geevor

Who can forget the Man Engine’s unveiling in 2016? Crowds gathered throughout the county as the largest mechanical puppet ever to be constructed in Britain steamed the length of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site during the Summer of 2016. 149,400 tourists and locals witnessed the breath-taking sight of the Man Engine over ten days […]

Plastic Free Penzance

Founded in 1990 Cornish charity Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) is a marine conservation charity working tirelessly with communities to protect oceans, beached and marine life. Their ‘Wasteland’ campaign brings to life the concerns about the amount of plastic present in the marine environment. Plastic can be deadly to our wildlife; entangling, injuring and drowning animals, […]

Treat your Valentine at iGlow Tanning & Beauty

Choose a treatment from each of the two hearts and create a Pamper package for your loved one and pay just £30! Spray tans only £15 throughout February at i-Glow beauty at Longrock Industrial Estate in Penzance, Cornwall. 01736 351433 | www.iglowbeauty.co.uk | iglowbeauty@mail.com

Duke Street Cafe and Trewidden Garden join forces

After two years of building a strong and loyal following in Newlyn, the team at Duke Street Cafe are delighted to announce that they are spreading their wings and will be taking over the proceedings at Trewidden Tea Room at Trewidden Gardens, once of the Great Gardens of Cornwall… Akin at Duke Street Cafe, diners […]