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Festive events in Truro for 2016

Four late nights of shopping in Truro 30 November 7, 14 & 21 December!

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Christmas in Truro!

This year Truro will be filled with festive street entertainment on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Look out for the twinkling lights and enjoy the Christmas cheer! Here is the line up at a glance.


Saturday 3 December
St Stythians Band, 11am-1pm, Lemon Quay
Cornish Connections, 11am-1pm, Boscawen Street

Wednesday 7 December
Heyl Town Band, 6-9pm, Lemon Quay
Camborne Youth Band, 6-9pm, Boscawen Street
Kea Community Choir, 6-9pm, Victoria Square


Saturday 10 December
Camborne Youth Band, 11am-1pm, Lemon Quay
St Stythians Band, 2-4pm, Lemon Quay
St Erth Concert Band, 2-4pm, Boscawen Street
Truro City Band, 2-4pm, Pydar Street


Wednesday 14 December
Camborne Youth Band, 6-9pm, Lemon Quay
Heyl Town Band, 6-9pm, Boscawen Street
Lanner District Silver Band, 6-9pm, Victoria Square


Saturday 17 December
Camborne Youth Band, Lemon Quay, 2-4pm
St Erth Concert Band, Boscawen Street, 2-4pm
St Stythians Band, Pydar Street, 2-4pm


Wednesday 21 December
Heyl Town Band, 6-9pm, Lemon Quay
Camborne Youth Band, 6-9pm, Boscawen Street
Lanner District Silver Band, 6-9pm, Pydar Street


Saturday 24 December
Truro City Band, Lemon Quay 2-4pm




Christmas Events

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

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!

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, 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.

Chritmas Truro Guide 2015

City of Lights 2016

City of Lights - needs your money! '

Texting COLT16 £amount to 70070 Or you can donate via PAYPAL via

Or send a cheque made payable to Totally Truro to Totally Truro, 56 Fairmantle Street, Truro TR1 2EG or donate on the night!

Truro Farmers Market Extra Dates! 4,8,9,11, 15,16, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23

Christmas Spirit

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