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Art Exhbitions at the Lemon Street Gallery 10 September - 8 October

Jason Wason 'INSIDE OUT' Exhibition

Slimming Club on Mondays

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

HFC Youth Dance & HFC Youth Dance

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

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.

Events, activities and workshops at Innertide

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

Truro Walking Tours

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

Want to play friendly tennis matches?

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



Connected Truro

Exciting times – we are set to move forward with the major ‘Connected Truro’ project which will include the much needed and much anticipated signage project for the city centre.

What's On at the Royal Cornwall Museum

Exhibitions and Talks/Lectures at Royal Cornwall Museum


Adult tennis players are being encouraged to join an outdoor tennis league near you.

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.

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.

Upcoming Adult Workshops At Truro Arts Company June - Dec 2016

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).

Ato-Gami Manga Drawing Society

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

BLOODHOUND Car Aiming for Land Speed Record.

Full Size, Interactive Rocket Car Model & Exhibition Unveiled.

Growth Hub goes ‘On the road’

The Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Growth Hub has commissioned Cornwall Chamber of Commerce to deliver ‘Growth Hub On the Road’, a grass roots outreach programme within local communities that encourages businesses to take advantage of the support available to help them grow.

Events at Truro Cathedral for September 2016

Truro Cathedral welcomes the start of the autumn with a busy calender of events ahead.

Monthly Green Walks 2-4pm

Meet in front of Truro Cathedral (High Cross Side) on Sundays 2-4pm.

The Old Ale House - September & October Music line up

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

Kids Yoga Cornwall

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

Free cut & style at Number 8 Hairdressing

Free cut and style with every colour for the week of Monday 3rd October - Saturday 8th October for new clients to the salon. Please call 01872 260424 to book

An EXTRA 20% off at Saltrock

distributing 20% OFF vouchers around the city.

Sparkle with Society Hairdressing

The team invite you to join them for their free *Sparkle* event on Friday 7th October.

NewLook’s Live Show!

Live mannequins will be showcasing the latest ‘newlook' in the NewLook store all day on Saturday 8th October!

Mistral’s Exclusive discount and lucky dip!

15% off new Autumn Season Collections* on Saturday 8th October.
Plus when you spend £50 or more in store have a go on our lucky dip and you could win discount vouchers and more!

Prosecco and Christmas Preview at East

On all week!

20% off at Little Boutique

Visit the lovely ladies at Little Boutique, in Walsingham Place for 20% off in store all day on Saturday 8th.

Free Goody bag at Rieker

Rieker will be offering 10% off on Wednesday 8th and will be giving away a free goody bag with every purchase

Magpie & Fox Party!

Magpie & Fox will be holding a party on Saturday 8th October with live music, a pop up mojito bar and much more...

Sarah Louise Hair & Beauty

15% off any service until the 18th October!

20% off at Animal

Animal will be offering 20% off in their Truro store all day on Wednesday 5th October

Special events at Plum

10% off all week plus a special part on Tuesday evening from 5pm

Hendra Hair &Beauty

special events all week

Champagne Saturday with No.22 Boutique

Pop in for bubbles and goodies!

Financing Your Business & Stand Out on Social Media with Natwest

Two upcoming business events - based on subjects that are hot topics, current and relevant to businesses now.


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

Plaza Listings run weekly from a Friday 23rd September to Thursday 29th September inclusive

Performance Times For every Friday to Thursday ...

Miniflix at the Plaza Cinema in Truro this autumn 2016

Miniflix at the Plaza Cinema in Truro this autumn 2016 on Saturdays at 10.15am.

Cinema Events at the Plaza


THINK FLOYD Monday 26 Sep 7.30pm

Think Floyd's brand new production features complete performances of The Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here, two of the most influential albums of all time.


24 Years of Rock ’n’ Rolling The World!

RALPH MCTELL Thursday 29 Sep 7.30pm

One of the great storytellers, Ralph McTell is now celebrating 50 years on the road. Known for his virtuoso guitar style, he is primarily a prolific and gifted songwriter.

Leadership and Management Conference 27 Sept 9am-1pm

Truro and Penwith College Business is hosting this Leadership and Management Conference, that will provide Cornwall's Leaders and Managers with an opportunity to discuss best practice.

The Art of Wine new art and a Lobster and Champagne night!

The Art of Wine sells an amazing variety of carefully chosen wines, as well as having regular artist exhibit and special events such as the Lobster and Champagne night.

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.

THE ELO EXPERIENCE Friday 30 September 2016 7.30pm

The ELO Experience are the world's foremost tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra.

Truro Cathedral Great British Choral Anthems Friday 30 Sept 7.30pm

Our nation’s cathedral choristers unite with City of London Sinfonia the length and breadth of Britain, performing Handel, Bach and MacMillan.



Dr Hook - Starring Dennis Locorriere Saturday 1 Oct 2016 7.30pm

Dennis Locorriere will be touring the UK under the original Dr Hook name. From the very beginnings of Dr Hook to the height of their success, Dennis Locorriere was the unmistakable voice of the band's biggest hits and best loved songs including Sylvia's Mother, Sexy Eyes, A Little Bit More, When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman, and Sharing The Night Together.

END OF SEASON PLANT SALE 1 October 10.30am

END OF SEASON PLANT SALE Saturday 1 October 2016
8.30am - 10.30am

Jazz & Seafood Extravaganza Sunday 2 October 1-4pm.

Unlimited buffet and a bowl of mussels. Accompanied by live music from the superb saxophonist Carlie Marie.

That’s Entertainment - Monday 3 to Saturday 8 October

That’s Entertainment
Monday 3 – Saturday 8 October 2016
Mon – Sat eves 7.30pm | Thu & Sat mats 2.30pm

Protecting Your Business Seminar

All businesses, irrespective of size and sector, are subject to a number of different types of inherent risk.

THE BOWIE LOUNGE 2: Where Are We Now? 8th October 8pm

A unique celebration of David Bowie in music, word, dance and art.

Truro Trend Catwalk at the Cathedral

For one night only, Truro Cathedral will be transformed into a fashionista's dream, with a catwalk stretching the length of the nave.

An evening with Andy Green

You are invited to our evening with BLOODHOUND Driver, Andy Green - this is at the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro on the new date of Thursday 6th October from 6 - 8pm

#ThisGirlCan In The Park!

Enjoy the last of the Summer evenings before the dark nights close in!

Old Chapel Wine Tasting - 7 October 6.30pm £20

The next tasting will be on the 7th of October at Old Chapel Cellars. Theme soon to be decided.

Oktoberfest Truro 7-8th October

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

The Sensational 60s Experience Monday 10 October 2016 7.30pm

For one night only 3 hours of pure 60's nostalgia! Returning by popular demand, seven legendary names take to the stage and deliver a night never to be forgotten. With a definite feel good factor, this is a must see 60's show.

Cornwall Garden Society Evening Lecture 11 Oct 7.30pm

Cornwall Garden Society Evening Lecture 11 Oct 7.30pm at The Alverton Hotel.

Raphael Wallfisch and John York Tuesday 11 October 2016 7.30pm

Raphael Wallfisch and John York Tuesday 11 October 2016 7.30pm, part of Hall for Cornwall's Classical season.

CIM data protection seminar

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is hosting a special event next month to shed light on the new EU data protection framework.

Ellen Kent Opera 12th - 15th October

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

Verdi Nabucco Thursday 13 October 2016 7.30pm

This powerful tale is laced with revenge, destruction and jealousy. Verdi’s haunting and melodic chorus of the Hebrew slaves follows the plight of the Hebrews as they are forced from their homeland into exile by the Babylonian King Nabucco.

Verdi Aida Friday 14 & Saturday 15 October 2016 7.30pm

Starring Olga Perrier, the International French Soprano as Aida and Liza Kadelnik the celebrated Mezzo from the Romanian National Opera as Amneris† This tragic story of war, jealousy and revenge is traditionally-staged, featuring a temple dance and the classic Triumphal March with cascades of glittering gold and amazing fire performers.

merriment and nostalgia - ROC - Sunday 16 October

The Mayor of Truro warmly invites you and your family, friends and colleagues to an afternoon of merriment and nostalgia on Sunday 16th October. The event is supported by the Alverton Hotel (Truro) and Barclays Bank

Shakespeare Schools Festival 18 October 2016 7pm

Shakespeare performed as you've never seen it before! Shakespeare Schools Festival, with Dame Judi Dench as Patron, is the UK's largest youth drama festival.

Julian Clary The Joy of Mincing - 19 Oct 7.30pm

Julian Clary, national trinket, author, TV and radio star is coming up your way…

Find out how to grow your business at our invite-only branch event

We’re pleased to invite you to our Truro branch on 19th October 2016 for an evening dedicated to helping you on your business journey.

The Greatest Love of All The Whitney Houston Show Thursday 20 October 2016 7.30pm

The Greatest Love of All – The Whitney Houston Show celebrates the magnificent catalogue of hits that Houston made famous, including I Wanna Dance With Somebody, Where Do Broken Hearts
Go, I’m Every Woman, I Will Always Love You and many more. Starring the breathtaking voice of
Belinda Davids, plus full band, dancers and theatrical effects, this show is not just a brilliant tribute but a spectacular concert experience in its own right.

The Baker Street Irregulars 20-22 Oct 7.30pm

Tadpoles, the youth group of Truro Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society, present 3 evening performances of "The Baker Street Irregulars".

The Hollies Friday 21 October 2016 7.30pm

Over 50 Years of Rock 'n' Rolling The World! Performing their classics The Air That I Breathe, Carrie Anne, Bus Stop, Just One Look, Stop Stop Stop, On a Carousel, Long Cool Woman, In a Black Dress, He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother, and many more, The Hollies are one of Britain's best-loved groups.

Level 42 Saturday 22 Oct, 7.30pm Sirens II Tour 2016

Following on from the very successful Sirens shows of 2014 and 2015, Level 42 have today announced that they will be hitting the road once again for a tour of the UK in support of their new ‘Sirens II’ EP.

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.


Design & Build An Air Powered Rocket Car. Come along and have fun on our race track when you design and build an air powered model rocket car. Make decisions about its size and shape, its wheels and how to secure the rocket that will power it!

Half term fun with Truro Arts Company this Autumn 24-29 October 2016

Half term fun with Truro Arts Company this Autumn

Dementia Friends Champions Induction - TRURO 25 Oct 10am-4pm

Become a Dementia Friends Champion by attending this whole day volunteer induction session.

Karaoke Nights at The Old Globe Bistro

Karaoke Nights coming to The Old Globe Bistro - Starting in the Autumn.

Pride and Prejudice Tuesday 1 – Saturday 5 November 2016

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife"

Steve Backshall Wild World Tour Sunday 6 November 2016, 2.30pm & 6pm

Wildlife TV Presenter, adventurer, naturalist and children's author, Steve Backshall, takes us on a tour of the real life expeditions that have inspired his books 'The Falcon Chronicles' and his new novel in the series, 'Shark Seas'.

Czech National Symphony Orchestra 7 Nov 7.30pm

Czech National Symphony Orchestra Monday 7 November 2016 7.30pm

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.

Truro Day - 11 September 11am - 8.15pm

Truro Day's mission is to draw the Truro community together by means of delivering a Community event that all can enjoy. Our aim is to give a platform to local talent in the form of live music, dance and theatre. They aim to facilitate local groups, societies and institutions so they are able to showcase what they do for our City. Our further aim is to instill a sense of belonging and a feeling of pride back into our community. Working together, we can all achieve great things, making us feel proud of our Truronian culture, heritage and history.

Ross Noble: Brain Dump Saturday 12 November 2016, 7.30pm

Everybody's favourite randomist is back. As always Ross has lots of stuff backing up in his head and it's time to let it all out. Famed for his super quick freewheeling style and highly imaginative flights of fancy, a Ross Noble show is always an unmissable event.

Show Of Hands Walk With Me – The Big Autumn Tour 13 Nov 7.30pm

Show Of Hands. Walk With Me – The Big Autumn Tour. Sunday 13 November 2016 7.30pm. With special guest Megan Henwood.

Ministry Of Science Tuesday 15 Nov 10.30am & 6.30pm

WARNING! WARNING! 100% Educational. 200% Entertaining. 300% Explosive. 400% Fun.

Chinese State Circus Thursday 17 & Friday 18 Nov 7.30pm

The internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus returns in an innovatively spectacular new production Dynasty.


The Royal institution of Cornwall is pleased to announce the 2016 Cardew-Rendle history prize, funded by a generous legacy from Harold Cornelius Cardew-Rendle.

Dare To Dream 4Real Dance Sunday 20 November 2016 2pm

4Real Dance, an award-winning street dance company based in Cornwall, present their annual show with special guests Collide Dance.

Owen Jones The Politics of Hope - Sunday 20 Nov 7.30pm

How we can build societies run in the interests of working people, not run as a racket for the mean and the greedy at the top?

La Serenissima - Concertos for Christmas Monday 21 Nov 7.30pm

Corelli Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.VIII “Christmas concerto”
Vivaldi Concerto per la Santissimo Natale for violin & strings in E, RV 270
Locatelli Concerto Grosso VIII for strings & continuo in f, Opus 1
Manfredini Sinfonia XII (con una pastorale per il Santissimo Natale) Op. 2
Torelli Concerto Op.8 No.VI (in forma di Pastorale per il Santissimo Natale)

That’ll Be The Day Christmas Show - 22 & 23 Nov 7.30pm

Get ready to party as That’ll Be The Day returns with its Brand New 2016 Christmas Show! The UK’s most popular rock ‘n’ roll variety show celebrates the festive season with all your favourite Christmas classics from the 50s, 60s & 70s, plus plenty of hilarious comedy!

Leviathan James Wilton Dance 24 Nov 7.30pm

Leviathan is a tale of man versus nature, inspired by Herman Melville’s seminal novel, Moby Dick. It follows Ahab, a ship captain hell-bent on capturing the white whale: Moby Dick, a beast as vast and dangerous as the sea itself, yet serene and beautiful beyond all imagining.

Al Murray: The Pub Landlord Friday 25 November 2016 7.30pm

Publican. Politician. Other thing beginning with P. Philosopher, yeah, that.

Nina Conti: In Your Face Saturday 26 November 2016 7.30pm

Bursting with fresh and astonishing spontaneity, the voice-throwing queen is back on the road with her sell-out show In Your Face following her 2016 hit West End season.


THREE SPIRES SINGERS AND ORCHESTRA Concert in Truro Cathedral 7.30pm Saturday November 26th 2016

Jack and The Beanstalk Tuesday 6 – Saturday 31 December

From the creative team that brought you last year’s hit show, Dick Whittington and his
Mousehole Cat!, comes a brand new adventure.

Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet, Swan Lake - 18 & 19 January 7.30pm

The romance and beauty of Tchaikovsky’s sublime soaring score, Swan Lake is considered to be one of the greatest classical ballets of all time.

Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet, The Nutcracker - 20 & 21 January

It's Christmas Eve and Dr Silbergaus has arranged a party for his daughter Clara. Her Godfather, dresses as Santa Claus, arrives with gifts for the children including a Doll, a Mouse King and a Nutcracker. When the party ends and guests leave, Clara goes to bed.

Ghost The Musical - 23 to 28 January 2017

Walking back to their apartment late one night a tragic encounter sees Sam murdered and his beloved wife Molly alone, in despair and utterly lost.

Angela Hewitt and European Union Chamber Orchestra 2 Feb 7.30pm

Angela Hewitt and European Union Chamber Orchestra
Thursday 2 February 2017 7.30pm

Emma Johnson and John Lenehan Monday 27 February 2017 7.30pm

Clarinet: Emma Johnson Piano: John Lenehan
Brahms Sonata in E flat major op.120 no.2
Weber Grand Duo Concertante and more....

Omid Djalili: Schmuck For a Night Thursday 2 March 2017 7.30pm

Award winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili known for his legendary stand-up performances, is back on a nationwide tour! Intelligent, sometimes provocative and always entertaining, his stand-up is a hugely energetic and captivating comedy masterclass.

A Judgement in Stone Monday 6 – Saturday 11 March 2017

Building on the decade-long success of The Agatha Christie Theatre Company, which sold over two million tickets and played to packed houses around the UK, Bill Kenwright presents a new production adapted from one of the most celebrated works of the writer often hailed as the successor to Agatha Christie, Ruth Rendall.

Rambert Ghost Dances and Other Works - 23 & 24 March 2017

The masterpiece of world famous choreographer Christopher Bruce, Ghost Dances is possibly the most popular work in Rambert’s history. It tells stories of love and compassion, as death – in the form of the iconic ‘ghosts’ – interrupts the daily lives of a series of ordinary people. Created as a response to political oppression in South America, it uses imagery from the Day of the Dead and bewitching traditional songs to create a moving, intensely human work.

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Friday 31 March 2017 7.30pm

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Friday 31 March 2017 7.30pm

The Endellion String Quartet Friday 26 May 2017 7.30pm

The Endellion String Quartet, Friday 26 May 2017 7.30pm

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