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Art Exhbitions this May at the Lemon Street Gallery

Artist Amelia Humber presents her first solo exhibition at Lemon Street Gallery. This new series of paintings explores Humber’s powerful emotional response to the landscape, capturing distinct variations of light and form with vibrant colour and depth of expression.

Plaza Listings run weekly from a Friday to Thursday

Performance Times For every Friday to Thursday ...

Slimming Club on Mondays

Mondays 5:30pm and 7:30pm with Sammie at Age Uk Day Centre on St Clement Street

Creative Activities enabling people to live well with memory problems

Weekly IMaginE... sessions in Truro are open to anyone with memory concerns.

#HFC Youth Dance

Join #HFC Youth Dance to develop your talent as a contemporary dancer.

Ato-Gami Manga Drawing Society

Ato-Gami Manga Drawing Society is every second Thursday of the month, upstairs in Waterstones.

Opportunity for Truro Retailers from Cornwall Council

Cornwall Council and our employee benefits provider, Edenred, are working together to provide employees with benefits including local and national offers.

#HFC Youth Theatre

The HFC Youth Theatre group meets weekly on a Saturday during term time and is open to ages 7 - 21, split into three age groups.

Adult Workshops at Truro Arts Company 2016

The schedule so far for 2016

Live Music at The Old Ale House

The Old Ale House provides a great pub atmosphere and every Monday is their 'Legendary Jam Nights'.


Original song writing and spoken word at The Wine Barrel, Truro - free entry. Every third Wednesday of the month!

Events, activities and workshops at Innertide

Come and explore Truro and enjoy Innertide cafe on the first Thursday of the month.

Gin & Jazz

The Barley Sheaf have different jazz and music each week on a Thursday at 8pm and have some great gin cocktails to create a smooth mix of treats for your Thursday nights.

Kids Yoga Cornwall

Kids Yoga Cornwall run children's yoga classes on Saturdays and through the school holidays.

Events at Truro Cathedral for May 2016

Truro Cathedral welcomes the spring and the busy calander of events ahead.

Truro Walking Tours

Starts outside Visit Truro Tourist Information Centre, Boscawen Street, every Wednesday from May - Sept at 11am, approximately one and half hours.

The Old Ale House - May Music line up

Come on down into the Old Ale House for some good grog and plenty of atmosphere and music.

Want to play friendly tennis matches?

Want to play friendly tennis matches? Join a new Local Tennis League near you now!



What's On at the Royal Cornwall Museum

Exhibitions and Talks/Lectures at Royal Cornwall Museum

Upcoming Adult Workshops At Truro Arts Company May 2016 - December 20166

Workshops take place on our mezzanine floor and last anywhere from 3 hours to all day (with a lunch break in our lovely adjoining cafe, of course).

This Way Up - Art Exhibition 24-28 May, Truro Lemon Quay

See creativity from a different perspective with This Way Up, the 11th annual exhibition of work from the artists and designers of tomorrow emerging from Truro College.

Some Guys Have All The Luck The Rod Stewart Story - Wed 25 May, 7.30pm

The Rod Stewart Story Some Guys Have All The Luck is a brand new show celebrating the career of one of rock's greatest icons, Rod Stewart .....

Aga cooking events with David Pengelly

Surprise yourself and see how much an AGA can really do. David Pengelly will be showing you how to get to grips with an Aga.

'Mr Foote’s Other Leg' - Talk by Ian Kelly 7.30 pm Thursday 26 May, Lander Gallery

Following the recent launch of Truro Festival’s 3 year project about the 18th Century comedian, Samuel Foote, an evening has been arranged with the award winning author of the book that ignited the entire project.

Flowers in the desert - illustrated art talk 26 May 7pm

Flowers in the desert art talk on Georgia O'Keeffe & Alfred Stiegtetz. The illustrated are talk will be given by Rachel Miles.

We've Only Just Begun The Carpenters Greatest Love Songs - 27 May 7.30pm

We've Only Just Begun celebrates the fantastic song of The Carpenters. The sensational vocal of Toni Lee mesmerised audiences on ITV's Stars in Their Eyes in her tribute to Karen Carpenter.

Celebrate English Wine Week with The Art of Wine

The Art of Wine have two tasting events to celebrate English Wine Week on the 27 May and the 3 June with two amazing local wineries.

Bowie Experience - Sat 28 May, 7.30pm

Celebrating the music of the world's greatest pop icon, the Bowie Experience is the world's favourite and most authentic tribute to the thin white duke.



Truro Cathedral Whitsun Half-term

Truro Cathedral Whitsun Half-term, free cathedral entry and free holiday fun. Different daily craft activities 11am-2pm.

Spymonkey The Complete Deaths - 31 May & 1 June

There are 75 onstage deaths in the works of William Shakespeare: From the Roman suicides in Julius Caesar to the death fall of Prince Arthur in King John; from the carnage at the end of Hamlet to snakes in a basket in Antony & Cleopatra. And then there's the pie in Titus Andronicus.


Do you have a story to write in this special book?

Children's Art Workshops - June 2016 Half Term

These are the workshops that Truro Arts Company have scheduled for the children so far… Please be aware that spaces are limited, you can call the shop or pop in and see them to reserve your place now!

Fitkinwall Lost - 2 June

This intimate, rhythmic and exciting show, described as 'Quietly Magical' by The Times, was inspired by composer Graham Fitkin and harpist Ruth Wall's work with aerial theatre company Ockham's Razor

Cathedral City Markets CIC, Truro, Cornwall.

In 2016, we have regular markets in Truro. With great shopping dates including two pre-Christmas events, THE place to be is in the busiest shopping centre in Cornwall.

Old Chapel Wine Tasting - Diversity of Southern France 3 June 6.30pm

WINE CLUB - Next Tasting - Portugal - Friday 3rd June 6.30pm, £20pp

Dinosaur Zoo - Sat 4th and Sun 5th of June

Dare To Get Up Close And Personal! Direct from the West End and back by popular demand, Dinosaur Day returns to Cornwall, now introducing the T-Rex to the stage.

HFC classical season has one more performance left

RUNNING from September 2015 to June 2016, Hall For Cornwall's Classical season offers an outstanding programme which includes many of the very best touring artists around.

Welsh National Opera Orchestra - 7 June 7.30pm

Conductor: Tuomo Hannikainen and Soloist: Alexander Sitkovetsky, Violin A welcome back to the Welsh National Opera Orchestra with a programme from east and west with an oriental touch to Borodin's Prince Igor Overture, rising star violinist from Korea and Dvorak's touring "New World"`symphony.

Comedy Night at Mustard and Rye 8 June with special guest Headliner Joe Bromehead

This months installment of comedy at mustard and rye takes place on Wednesday The 8th June, with special guest Headliner Joe Bromehead.

Dancing in the Streets - 9th June 2016

Celebrate Motown's greatest hits with the spectacular Dancing in the Streets.

Bill Bailey – Limboland Fri 10 Jun 2016 & Sat 11 Jun at 8pm

The gap between how we imagine our lives to be and how they really are is the subject of Bill’s new show LIMBOLAND.

King Lear - 13th to the 18th June

"It will come: humanity must prey on itself, like monsters of the deep."

Solstice Health & Well-being Fayre 15th - 18th June 2016, Truro Piazza

The Solstice Health & Well-being Fayre is an event in Truro for the week of summer Solstice 2016.

Summer Lecture. Turner Prize Winners: Assemble 17th June 2016

Summer Lecture. Turner Prize Winners: Assemble 17th June 2016

Friends of Furniss Island Fun Day - 18 Jun 2-5pm

A traditional garden fete with skittles, crafts, cakes, jazz band, children's' entertainment in this little city centre park.

Kidz 4 Cornwall - Mon 20 Jun, 7pm

A music, song and dance extravaganza highlighting the wealth of rising talent across the county.

Beyond The Barricade - Tues 21 Jun, 7.30pm

Beyond The Barricade returns to Hall For Cornwall with its exciting concert portrayal of the greatest songs in musical theatre.....

The Ronnie Scott's All Stars

Direct from London's world-famous jazz club, The Ronnie Scott's All Stars, led by the club's musical director, take to the stage to celebrate The Ronnie Scott's Story.

THE PROCLAIMERS - 24 June 7.30pm

Walking 500 miles to HFC...Friday 24 June at 7.30pm

The Glenn Miller Orchestra - Sat 25 Jun, 7.30pm

Ray McVay presents the world's greatest Big Band Show featuring the fabulous harmonies of the Moonlight Serenaders, the sublime vocals of Catherine Sykes and Colin Anthony as well as the energetic and exciting Swing Time Jivers.

Cornwall Gin Festival 25th & 26th June

Did you know that this wonderful county produces FIVE AMAZING GINS ?!
On the 25th & 26th June we will be celebrating the finest Cornish GIN on Truro Piazza. There will be a full afternoon and evening of entertainment all kicking off from 12pm

Sarah Millican Outsider - Sat 26 June, 8pm

In just 7 years Sarah Millican has gone from winning the Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to becoming one of the UK's most successful and multi-award-winning comedians, who also holds the record as the highest selling female comedian in the DVD market.

ROC 5KM 500

ROC’s annual 5km (3 mile) charity fun run will take place after work on Tuesday 28th June 2016, starting and finishing at Truro’s Lemon Quay.

Elements - Tue 28 Jun, 3pm & 7pm

St Austell Area primary Schools Show! Following our previous successful concerts, 16 schools from around St Austell Bay are coming together once again to showcase their talents. Elements brings together pupils' performances inspired by Earth, Air, Fire and Water through music, dance, art, film and drama.

H.M.S Pinafore

Regan De Wynter Williams are proud to present the award-winning team that brought Pirates of Penzance to Cate Blanchett's Sydney Theatre.

Arabian Nights Cornwall Dance School - Sun 3 Jul, 2.30pm

Follow Haji an Arabian Thief who wonders the streets, stealing to stay alive.

The Zig Zag Way - 7 July 7.30pm

The ZigZag Way is a gripping sotry which winds through cultures from Cornwall to mexico and across time to paint a picture of love, revolution and sacrifice. Blending humour with pathos and past with present, this haunting and arresting tale leads to a night where the veils that seperate life and death are lifted and the illusion of time is broken.

Killer Queen - Fri 8 Jul, 7.30pm

Killer Queen have been performing their tribute to Queen's concert since 1993. T

An Evening of Burlesque - Sat 9 Jul, 7.30pm

Scintillating, titillating, mesmerising, fantasizing, a place you’ve never seen, a world you’ve never been

Race for Life in Truro - Cornwall

Race for Life in Truro - Cornwall. The 5km at Richard Lander School and the Pretty Muddy 5km.

Thriller Live! 11th to 16th July

Direct from London's West End where it is now in its record breaking 7th year, Thriller Live is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the world's greatest entertainer.

An Evening with Harry Redknapp

Enjoy a fabulous evening of entertainment with one of football’s best characters! Friday 15 July 2016 (From 7pm), The VIP Pavilion, Truro School

Celebration, Jason Thomas Performing Arts - Sun 17 Jul, 11am

We are proud to present a Celebration of Song and Dance.

HFC Youth Presents… Tue 26 Jul, 7.30pm

A unique mix of professional and youth dance, showcasing aspects of the region's contemporary dance ecology; featuring new choreography by HFC Youth Dance and a selection of invited guests.

The Gruffalo's Child

Following hot on the heels of The Gruffalo’s monstrous success comes The Gruffalo’s Child - with attitude! Just how brave is she?

Let's Hang On - 30th July 7.30pm

Following huge demand after their performance here last year, Let's Hang On returns to the Hall For Cornwall with their award-winning celebration of the legendary Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons!

The Man Engine

The Man Engine will arrive in Truro on the 30th of July on Lemon Quay at 2pm. The mechanical giant puppet will arrive in Truro. To be admired by all.

Courtney Pine - Wed 3 Aug 7.30pm

In the 80's he was one of the first black British jazz artists to make a serious mark on the jazz scene when his first album charted and some 20 plus years on (now with an OBE and CBE for services to music) Courtney Pine continues to break new ground with a string of highly acclaimed recordings and numerous prestigious Industry awards.

Frankly Sinatra - 4 Aug 7.30pm

Celebrate the centenary of Sinatra Live at the Sands, Stephen Triffitt, the world's No.1 Sinatra, performs the legendary classics of Ol' Blue Eyes including fly me to the Moon, Mack the Knife, New York, New York, That's Life, under My Skin and of course My Way.

Thank ABBA For The Music

Thank ABBA For The Music captures all of the magic and excitement of one of pop history's most successful and iconic bands. Featuring all of ABBA's greatest hits, including Dancing Queen , Waterloo , Mamma Mia , Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! Fernando , Super Trouper and with stunning costumes, a 7-piece live band, interactive video projection and of course ABBA's spectacular trademark harmonies, this is the ultimate feel-good party show!

Jethro 40 Years The Joker - 6 August 7.30pm

A memorable evening of hysterical nonsense, as we take a peek into the circus lurking deep within the mind of, probably the greatest, comic storyteller ever to grace the stage.

An introduction to story telling with illustrations

Summer holiday workshop - An introduction to story telling with illustrations with Caroline Pedlar

The Sound of Music - 9th to the 13th of August 2016

One of the greatest musicals of all time returns to the stage in a magnificent new production to enchant the young and the young at heart.

Save The Last Dance For Me - 30 Aug to 3 Sep

Bill Kenwright and Laurie Mansfield present Save The Last Dance For Me by Laurence Marks & Maurice Gran. featuring the hits of Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman.

Cornwall Home and Lifestyle Show Interior Market

Cornwall Home and Lifestyle Show Interior Market, Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall, 9th and 10th September 2016

Oktoberfest Truro 7-8th October

Oktoberfest Truro is back - and don't worry we're doubling up on everything..

Ellen Kent Opera 12th - 15th October

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists, highly praised chorus and full orchestra.

Sister Act, Mon 24 – Sat 29 Oct

The habits have hit the road again! The Broadway and West End smash hit musical comedy returns to the UK with a brand new production.

Gecko Missing - 9th & 10th November 7.30pm

Missing is a deliciously warped journey into the depths of the human psyche. Follow Lily, a woman whose soul appears to be decaying.

Rehearsal For Murder from 18-23 July

Director Roy Marsden Following the phenomenal decade-long success of The Agatha Christie Theatre Company, which sold over two million tickets and continually played to packed houses around the UK, Bill Kenwright presents a new production from the pen of the legendary award-winning writing team Levinson and Link, whose work includes the mystery series Murder, She Wrote and Columbo.

Truro Farmers' Market

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