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Festive events in Truro for 2015

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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 25th November

Camborne Youth Band, 6pm-8pm, Boscawen Street

Wednesday 2nd December
St Erth Concert Band, 6-8pm, Boscawen Street
St Stythians Band, 7-8m, 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
Champagne Cornwall, 11am-12.30pm Victoria Square
Rock Choir, 1.30-3pm, Victoria Sqaure

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
Champagne Cornwall
, 11-12.30pm, Victoria Square
Skyliners Big Band, 2-4pm, TBC Boscawen Street
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
Skyliners Big Band, 11-1pm, Lemon Quay TBC
InTune Choir, 11-12.30pm, Victoria Square

Wednesday 23rd December
Truro Festival Street Party, 5-9pm
Camborne Youth Band, 6-8pm Boscawen Street
Rock Choir TBC 6-9pm




Christmas Events

City of Lights Parade - Wednesday 18th November 7pm 2015

City of Lights is an annual event firmly embedded in Truro's calendar since 1996. The dazzling festival takes place thanks to a partnership of organisations, schools, community groups and artists creating a spectacular celebration of light.

Reindeer Parade - Wednesday 25th November

Father Christmas and his reindeer visit Truro every year to mark the start of late night shopping in the city.

Cornwall Hospice Santa Fun Run - Wednesday 25th November 2015

Take part in the Santa Fun Runs and embrace the Festive Spirit.

Late Night Shopping in Truro 2015 25th Nov, 2nd, 9th, 16th Dec

Every Wednesday from the 25th November until (and including) the 16th 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

Four 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 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.

Late Night Shopping in Truro with Truro Cathedral

Wednesday 25 6.30-9pm Late Night Shopping in Truro - Cathedral open for Late Night Shopping festivities including charity stalls, children's activities, musical entertainment and refreshments.

Thursday 26th November 2015, 7pm Cornwall Hospices Light Up a Life Service

A special carol service to remember loved ones at Christmas, in association with Cornwall Hospice Care - All welcome

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 Primestock Christmas Craft & Food Fair - Friday 5th & Saturday 6th December

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

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.

Father Christmas will visit the Pannier Market

Father Christmas will visit the Pannier Market on most Wednesday evenings 9th, 16 & 23rd of December 2015

BIG Christmas Sing 2015

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

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 be transformed into a Winter Wonderland with real 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 2014

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!

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