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The Cornwall Family Orchestra & Chorus is back!

Come and join the BBC Concert Orchestra and Cornwall Music Education Hub in Truro for our exciting Family Orchestra and Chorus project .

HFC’s International Concert Series offers the best in classical music 24 Jan - 24 April

Not only does Hall For Cornwall's classical season offer concerts by some of the very best musicians on the international touring scene, it offers some great value deals too.

Skate on the Roof

Skate park on the top level of the NCP multistory carpark

ROUGHCUT 90 Second Film Challenge and Screening

Are you a budding Spielberg or Hitchcock? Do you have an idea for a short film? Have you always wanted to see your work on the big screen? Then Roughcut want to hear from you!

Social Media Skills training during February - Digital Skills for High Street & Small Businesses

Social Media Skills training for small businesses is available throughout Cornwall during February

Spring event at Truro Cathedral

Spring event at Truro Cathedral (until the end of May 2015)

Climate Change - Now until 5 April 2015

Truro Cathedral mounts an exhibition to highlight the risks of Climate Change and how people can adapt their lifestyle to lessen that change.

St PIRAN’S DAY - 5 March

St PIRAN’S DAY, Window dressing competition
28th February to March 5th

Local schoolchildren take to the stage as part of RSC’s regional schools’ festivals - 3 Mar 7pm

Pupils from primary and secondary schools in Cornwall will tread the boards at Hall For Cornwall next month as part of a national festival for schools who form part of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Learning and Performance Network (LPN).

Best For Business – Power to you - Wed 4th March 6pm

Vodafone Truro will be hosting an informal networking evening for businesses to discuss the latest in digital and communication developments.

St Piran’s Day

On Thursday the 5th March, Truro will celebrate Cornwall’s patron saint with its annual St Piran’s Day parade and all retail premises in the city are encouraged to create special window displays to mark the occasion.

Celebrate St Piran's Day at the Falmouth Bay Seafood Cafe from 7pm

An entertaining evening of delicious food and live music from the talented Cornish Fiddle and Guitar Duet MacQuarrie and Toms - all for only £34-95. Booking is essential

Cornish dancers join Irish smash hit show at HFC - 6 March

Essences of Ireland is set to return to Hall For Cornwall this March with its powerful new touring production – a compelling love story inspired by true events and set against the music and dance of Ireland, USA and Spain.

WINE CLUB at Old Chapel Cellars - 6th March 6.30pm £5

Wine Club will meet on the first Friday of the month starting on the 6th of March.

Newell's Travel Show 2015 - Sunday 8th March 10.30am - 3.30pm

Newell's Travel Show 2015 - Sunday 8th March 10.30am - 3.30pm

Mothers Day at The Falmouth Bay Seafood Cafe

Mothers Day at The Falmouth Bay Seafood Cafe 12pm - 4pm on thr 15th March 2015.

Opera double bill features long lost masterpiece - 17 March 6.30pm

Making a welcome return to Hall For Cornwall, English Touring Opera (ETO) presents one of the best loved of all operas, alongside one of its best kept secrets.

ParkLife Silent Disco

For one night only, the NCP will be hosting a silent disco with headphones featuring a host of local and international acts supplied by worldwide music brand MTV


We are delighted to promote the opening night of the 2015 Truro Festival with Stornoway.

Pirate FM Decades Party

Join Pirate FM for a journey through the decades, a celebration of everything 70s, 80s, 90's, 00's and today!

Kurt Jackson's Place

Immerse yourself in Kurt Jackson's artistic responses to places pf meaning, selected by well-known literary and environmental figures

Truro Festival 24HR Comic Challenge - ‘A Night In Truro Library'

Watch 24 artists and illustrators create a comic during the week, over 24 hours.

Truro Arts Company

Adult and Childrens workshops and artists in residence at the shop on River Street.

The Story Republic at Royal Cornwall Museum

‘A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step’ … take that first step into the Story Republic.

Truro Police Station Exhibition

Before the recent demolishment of Truro Police Station, local photographer Jonathan Jacobs was given a last opportunity to snap the interior of a building holding a thousand stories.

Rotary Young Photographer Exhibition

This is the preliminary stage of a national Rotary young photographer competition for 2015


Ever fancied skating or going to a silent disco in a car park? Well now's your chance!

Ladies Night - 27th March 6pm

Number Eight Hairdressing Are Hosting A Ladies Night For Cornwall Hospice Care.

Urban Afternoon

Skate comps, wheelchair basketball, street art, youth dance and DJ's all on the roof of one of Truro's carparks.

Ceilidh on the Quay

Join us in the yurts for an evening of Celtic song and dance with Ceilidh band Whippletree.

Allen Yurt - Artist and Workshop Programme

Watch artists in their pop-up studios and join in with the many workshops

Young Writer's Speakeasy with Story Republic

Come and experience Cornwall's young writers and musicians.

Anna McKerrow at Waterstones

Teen author Anna McKerrow will be reading from her latest book Crow Moon, set in Boscastle.

Truro Festival Scavenger Hunt

11 Questions - 1 City - 1 Adventure! Journey around this great little city and answer all 11 questions to build your own pirate ship.

Jason Thomas Performing Arts

JTPA are proud to present their performances and workshops as part of the festival.

Hall for Cornwall Dance

Look out for #HFC Youth Dance who will be performing at various intervals around the festival throughout the day.

Hall for Cornwall Youth Theatre end of term performances

Little Red Ruth is off on a journey to visit her dear old Granny in Kenwyn Nursing home. But when she comes to the short lanes end, she is faced with a choice - should she stay on the straight and narrow or venture off the path into deep dark Idless Woods?

#HFC Youth Dance gets ready for national dance finals in London - 28th March

Having come out top of the online public vote round, #HFC Youth Dance is busy getting ready to compete in the finals of the national Dance Your City competition on February 28 in London.

The Truro Paper Trail with the West Briton and #HFC Youth Theatre

The Truro Paper Trail will take guests on a journey through Cornwall's historic capital city led by the West Briton.

The Retold Ramayana

When Daljit Nagra was a boy in the 1970s, his relatives told him stories of Rama's quest to rescue his wife Sita from her abduction by Raavana, Lord of the Underworld

Comedy Night at Zafiros

Get your comedy kicks at the return of the festival comedy night.

An epic tale of love and stoicism from the East

For an unforgettable retelling of an Asian mystical tale, make sure you see The Retold Ramayana at Hall For Cornwall.

What's in the Yurt?

Join the Royal Cornwall Museum on Lemon Quay for a special festival workshop.

‘Journeys: Real and Imagined'

An evening of readings by wonderful writers in Cornwall including Philip Marsden, Emily Barr and Annamaria Murphy

Fiesta Mexican

2015 is a year of cultural exchange between Mexico and the UK, and we have taken this as our inspiration for part of the festival's literary programme.

Dew Vardh

Another evening with the verbally challenging duo that is - Bert Biscoe and Pol Hodge.

Writing workshop with Annamaria Murphy (Kneehigh, Radio 4)

Suitable for 8-12 year olds.


Bringing together Cornwall's leading health professionals and experts, bridging the gap between traditional complementary and alternative medicine and healing.

Treasures from Trash

Drop by and have a go at turning everyday rubbish into treasured items.

Film Workshop

Local award winning film maker, Brett Harvey will be running film making workshops all day.

Salon Du Chocolat

This sell-out event returns for a third year to the festival.

Spring Classical Concert

Enjoy a sprightly spring evening of classical music in the beautiful surroundings of the festival village.

Truro Day fund raising music event - 3 April 9pm

Truro Day fund raising music event - 3 April 9pm at the Conservative Club

Cornwall Music Showcase

A chance to see some of the finest up and coming bands in your area.

Lloyd Yates

Known for his distinct and soulful sound, Lloyd Yates is a definite must see live.

The CURE-iosity Apothecary Stall

Discover a cure, a potion, and be intrigued by the wonderfully poetic Sally Crabtree

Book Art workshop for adults and young people

Create your own 3D art work from old books with artist Tony Crosby.

Children's Illustrator day at Truro Library

Join local illustrators Caroline Pedlar and Rebecca Cobb for a day of adventurous illustrating!

Cornish Women on the Verge

Following on from their successful performances for last year's festival, Cornish Women on the Verge return to perform their new show ‘Jack and Jenny'

Easter Sunday Party

Free family party from 2 - 4pm on Easter Sunday

Wet Wet Wet and West End star Marti Pellow heads up Blood Brothers cast - 7-11 April

Returning for a strictly limited season to star as the Narrator, Marti Pellow will once again grace the Hall For Cornwall stage when he stars in Blood Brothers this April.

Coming to Cornwall, two brand new Horrible Histories shows 14 - 18 April

Thousands of years after the Ruthless Romans, Savage Saxons & Vicious Vikings stormed ashore on the coast of Britain and the Gruesome Greeks competed in the first ever Olympic Games, you can relive those horribly exciting times by bringing your family to see Birmingham Stage Company's brand new Horrible Histories stage shows coming to Hall For Cornwall from Tuesday 14 to Saturday 18 April.

ROC 5km Charity Run - 11 June 2015, 6.30pm

2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the Learning disability charity Robert Owen Communities (ROC), so why not help us celebrate by taking part in The ROC 5K.

Dementia Friendly Truro Quiz Night 20th June

Dementia Friendly Truro Quiz Night 20th June

Truro Carnival Saturday 11 July 2015

General Theme For 2015 is Mythology, Fairtytales & Alien Creatures

Truro Day 13 September 11am - 8pm

Welcome to Truro Day 2015 - Nostalgic Truro Event. 13th Sept - Boscawen Park, 11am till 8.00pm

Truro Farmers' Market

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