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Festive events in Truro for 2015

Five late nights of shopping in Truro 25 November, 2, 9, 16 & 23 December too!

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Christmas in Truro!

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


Wednesday 2nd December
St Erth Concert Band, 6-8pm, Boscawen Street
St Stythians Band, 7-8pm, Lemon Quay
Heyl Town Band, 6-8pm, Victoria Square

Saturday 5th December
Lanner District Silver Band, 11-1pm, Boscawen Street
Camborne Town Band, 11-1pm, Lemon Quay
Truro City Band, 2-4pm, Boscawen Street
St Erth Concert Band, 2-4pm, Lemon Quay
Royal Volunteer Service, 11am-12.30pm Victoria Square
Rock Choir, 1.30-3pm, Victoria Square

Wednesday 9th December
Heyl Town Band, 6-9pm, Boscawen Street
Camborne Youth Band, 6-9pm, Lemon Quay
St Erth Concert Band, 6-9pm, Victoria Square

Saturday 12th December
Truro City Band, 11-1pm, Boscawen Street
Camborne Youth Band, 11-1pm, Lemon Quay
Royal Volunteer Service, 11-12.30pm, Victoria Square
Heyl Town Band, 2-4pm, Lemon Quay
Rock Choir, 1.30pm-3pm, Victoria Square

Wednesday 16th December
Lanner District Silver Band, 6-9pm, Boscawen Street
Heyl Town Band, 6-8pm, Lemon Quay
St Stythians Band, 6-8pm, Victoria Square

Saturday 19th December
Heyl Town Band, 11-1pm Boscawen Street
St Erth Concert Band, 11am-1pm, Lemon Quay & 2-4pm Boscawen Street
InTune Choir, 11-12.30pm, Victoria Square
Puppet Show, 1.30pm-3pm, Victoria Square

Wednesday 23rd December
Camborne Youth Band, 6-8pm Boscawen Street
Rock Choir TBC 6-9pm




Christmas Events

Gipsy Acora returns to Lemon Quay

Gipsy Acora returns to Lemon Quay from Tues 24 November to Sun 20 December

Late Night Shopping in Truro 2015 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd Dec

Every Wednesday from until (and including) the 23rd December, there will be late night shopping in Truro.

Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair Wednesday 25th - Sunday 29th November 2015

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

Truro Christmas Street Markets 2015

Five Wednesday evenings and, and three all day Saturday markets are on offer this year. The dates are 25 Nov, 2, 9 & 16 Dec (Wednesdays, 5.00pm till 9.00pm), and 5, 12, 19 December (Saturdays, 9.00am till 5.00pm).

Santa visits Truro Community Library

Santa returns to the Garden at Truro Community Library on Wednesdays 25th November, 2nd December, 9th December & 16th December, 5.30pm-7.30pm

Late Night Shopping at Truro Cathedral

This year the Cathedralís Late Night Shopping evenings is on the 2nd, 9th and 16th December, between 6.30 and 9pm are packed with even more fun things to see and do than usual.

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.

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!

Three Spires Singers presents Verdi Requiem @ Truro Cathedral

Three Spires Singers presents Verdi Requiem @ Truro Cathedral as we enjoy the start to the festive season.

Truro Primestock Show - Wednesday 2nd December

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

Truro Methodist Church open during late night shopping!

Truro Methodist Church is open during late night shopping on Wednesday 2,9,16 & 23 December

Truro Primestock Christmas Craft & Food Fair - Friday 4th & Saturday 5th 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.

Mayors Charity Day 5 December 9.30am, Lemon Quay

The city's Mayor, Lorrie Eathorne-Gibbons is supporting the Emmaus Cornwall Charity, who help homeless people in Cornwall.

From Darkness to Light Sunday 6 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.

Truro Victorian Christmas Market - Tuesday 8th to Sunday 13th 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 8 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.

Father Christmas will visit the Pannier Market from 6.30pm

Father Christmas will visit the Pannier Market on most Wednesday evenings 2nd, 9th & 16th of December 2015

Christmas Open Evening at Princes House 9 Dec Wed 6-9pm

Princes House Cornwall is proud to showcase the wonderful businesses and business men and women that produce incredible works here right in the heart of Truro.

BIG Christmas Sing 2015

Friday 11 7.30pm Truro's BIG Christmas Sing - Come and sing your favourite carols.

TAODS present Chuchbells & Candlelight @ St. John's Church, 12 Dec 7.30pm

With Christmas well and truly on the way, take a moment to surround yourself with the sounds of Christmas, set amidst candles in the atmospheric St Johnís Church.

Truro Choral Society with Truro Symphony Orchestra perform Handel Messiah

When the choir last performed this work in 2013 the reviewer in the West Briton referred to it as their "best Messiah yet", praising the choir for it's "enthusiasm and energy " and "crisp and clear singing".

Last Chance Show Friday 18 - Sunday 20 December 2015

A three day frenzy of Christmas Shopping in a large marquee on Lemon Quay. This is your last chance for customers to buy those special Christmas gifts.


Finding something to do in the run up to Christmas which doesnít involve spending money isnít easy but the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro has plenty on offer!

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

The ĎFestival of Nine Lessons and Carolsí services on 23rd and 24th December 2015 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.

Winter Wonderland Street Party Wednesday 23rd December 5-9pm

Boscawen Street will feel like a winter-wonderland with snow falling from the sky!

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 Sunday 27th December 2015 at 2pm. Animals of all colours, shapes and sizes will come together for their own special carol service.

New Years Eve 31 December 2015 midnight

Fire works display in Truro

Chritmas Truro Guide 2015

City of Lights 2015

City of Lights - Museum of Lost Stories, needs your money!

City of Lights needs your donations.  If you are able to support then please send a cheque made payable to Totally Truro to Totally Truro, 56 Fairmantle Street, Truro TR1 2EG.  Or make sure to donate on the night!

Truro Farmers Market Extra Dates! 27 & 29 Nov 10, 11, 13, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22 & 24 Dec

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