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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.

#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.

What's On at the Royal Cornwall Museum

Exhibitions and Talks/Lectures at Royal Cornwall Museum

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.

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.


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

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.

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.



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


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.

FREE THINGS TO DO IN CORNWALL THIS OCTOBER HALF TERM! (Monday 24TH October to Saturday 29th October 2016)

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

Half term in Truro this Autumn 2016

There is loads of fun to be had in exploring our great little City this half term. From being creative at Truro Arts, to the Royal Cornwall Museum and Truro Cathedral.

NEW CLASSES at Divertimenti Cookery School in Truro this Autumn 2016

As promised we are introducing a wide variety of classes to our brand new kitchens inside of Steamer Trading, Truro.

Foot Anstey expands Truro office

As part of its continued investment in Cornwall and the firm’s Truro office, leading regional law firm Foot Anstey has recruited four new members of staff.

The Art of Wine - events

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

The Mayor of Truro's

Come and enjoy a cream tea at The Gallery Café
(upstairs, Lemon Street Market) while listening to Tresillian Singers, Musical Director, Elaine Tangye - accompanist, Ruth Best Soprano - Karen Hurn

Poppy Appeal and Remembrance

This is an important time of year for us, as we remember those who have sacrificed so much for our country. We will never forget. Be proud of your Armed Forces.


The Royal Cornwall Museum is proud to announce we have been working with multi-platinum selling artist Shakin’ Stevens for our new exhibition Mexico: The Cornish Connection.

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"

Are you ready for the Apprenticeship Levy?

A new study released by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has found that two out of five organisations do not know about the Apprenticeship Levy, which comes into force in April 2017.

Join us at the next HFC Networks Club! Friday 4 November 2016, 3-5pm HFC Assembly Room

Join us on Friday 23 September 2016 at HFC Networks Club, Trelawny Bar - a great place to network with local businesses and take away some great tips

Guy Fawkes Friday 4 November 5-7pm

Tremorvah Playing Fields Group, in association with Truro City Council are holding their annual bonfire and fireworks display on Friday 4th November from 5pm to 7pm.

Homemade Craft and Produce Christmas Market at Truro Methodist Sat 5 Nov

Homemade craft and Produce Christmas Market at Truro Methodist Church on Saturday 5th November 2016, 9.30am - 12.30pm

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.

Truro Cathedral and Truro School to host ‘Be a Chorister for a Day’ event

On Tuesday 15 November, Truro Cathedral and Truro School will be hosting a ‘Be a Chorister for A Day’ event.

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.


Love him or hate him controversial David Starkey is well-known for his historical television series focusing on the Tudors, monarchy and Britain and now he’s coming to Truro.

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

Reindeer Parade - Wednesday 30th November 6pm

See Father Christmas and his real reindeer from 6pm followed by a procession through the streets of Truro at 6.45pm.

Late Night Shopping in Truro 2016 30th November, 7th, 14th and 21st December

Every Wednesday from the 30th November until (and including) the 21st December, there will be late night shopping in Truro.

Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair Wednesday 30th November - Sunday 4th December 2016

The Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair showcases the best of Cornish-made products.

Santa visits Truro Community Library

Santa returns to the Garden at Truro Community Library on Wednesdays 30th November, 7th December, 14th December & 21st December, 5.30pm-7.30pm

Truro Methodist Church open during late night shopping!

Truro Methodist Church is open during late night shopping on Wednesday 30 November 7, 14, 21 December

Christmas with Truro Community Library

Truro Community Library always makes a wonderful effort in making Truro extra special for children during the festive season.

Thursday 1st December 2016, 7pm Cornwall Hospice Care Light Up a Life Service

A special carol service to remember loved ones at Christmas - All welcome.

Truro Farmers Market extra Christmas Dates!

Truro Farmers Market is on Lemon Quay on Wednesday (including late night shopping) and Saturday. In addition to this, they have extra dates!

From Darkness to Light Sunday 4 December 6pm

A special advent service sung by Truro Cathedral Choir celebrating the light of Christ at this special time of year. There will be a collection.

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.

Truro Primestock Show - Wednesday 7th December

Truro’s Annual Christmas Primestock Show is held in a marquee on Lemon Quay and is a favourite with farmers and townspeople alike.

Father Christmas will visit the Pannier Market from 6.30pm

Father Christmas will visit the Pannier Market on most Wednesday evenings 7th, 14th & 21st of December 2016

Late Night Shopping at Truro Cathedral

This year the Cathedral’s Late Night Shopping evenings is on the 7th, 14th and 21st December between 6.30 and 8.30pm are packed with even more fun things to see and do than usual.

Truro Primestock Christmas Craft & Food Fair - Friday 9th & Saturday 10th December 2015

Each year on the Friday and Saturday following the Livestock Show, the Primestock Society organises a Craft & Food Fair in the Show Marquee.

BIG Christmas Sing 2016

Friday 9 December 7.30pm Truro's BIG Christmas Sing - Come and sing your favourite carols.

Truro Victorian Christmas Market - Tuesday 13th to Sunday 18th December Lemon Quay

Come into Truro and enjoy the Victorian Christmas Market, mingling with the ladies and gent of that era.

BBC Radio Cornwall Christmas Concert Tue 13 Dec 7pm

BBC Radio Cornwall Christmas Concert - A popular concert each year. Listen to BBC Radio Cornwall for details of when and how to apply for tickets.

Nine Lessons and Carols Service to be filmed for release as DVD

The ‘Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols’ services on 23rd and 24th December 2016 at 7pm are a traditional part of Christmas celebrations for many people in Cornwall, as they have been since they were devised by the first Bishop of Truro in 1880.

An Invitation to cats, dogs, guinea pigs, hamsters and parrots to bring their owners to the

A gathering of two legged and four legged friends will take place at Truro Cathedral on Tuesday 27th December 2016 at 2pm.

New Years Eve 31 December 2016 midnight

Fire works display in Truro

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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