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The uniquely talented Foxes headlines at the award winning Leopallooza festival which takes place over the first weekend in August.
Cornwall's top festival returns in July. Music, literature, theatre, dance and more...
After receiving more than 70 beer and cider samples from Cornish alcohol manufacturers (shown on myCornwall’s downloadable map), myCornwall held a tasting session to discover which ones stood out from the rest in terms of look, smell and taste. Our editor, Mark Pugh, joined Ben Prior, Simon Taylor and Geoff Nicholas at the Godolphin Arms >> read more
Impressed by the growing number of Cornish breweries myCornwall’s Imogen Rutherford felt ready to experience brewing day at Atlantic Brewery in Newquay. Arriving at 7am wearing some old clothes and a hair tie, through my bleary eyes I immediately noticed my captivating surroundings. The brewery itself is housed in an old tractor garage beside the >> read more
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The 3 chords festival in Penzance. See UK Subs, TV Smith and punky anarchists The Subhumans. Local punk legends The Surgeons will be joining the line up.
The sea has been a big influence for many of Cornwall’s artists, some of whom grew up with the sea in their blood. Others have come from backgrounds devoid of sea based influences until later in life. One such artist is Port Issac based Martyn Dempsey. “I originally lived in Rusholme in Moss Side, Manchester >> read more
This isn’t me – a life in the salon, studio and out in the wilds. Ex-convent girl Amanda Hoskin has a lot to be thankful for. Born in Cornwall she is now one of Cornwall’s most accomplished and professional artists as myCornwall editor Mark Pugh found out when he visited her at her studio in >> read more
Artist Volker Stox is a creator, architect and former music video maker who lives in the far west of Cornwall perched hight above the coast. From his house one can watch the last of the British mainland’s daytime light slip away or, as has been the case lately, watch the storms rushing in from across >> read more
When chatting with Jenny Nightingale one can’t help being impressed by her work, confidence and future prospects. She has mapped out a great career as an illustrator, has some very happy clients and her work is loved by children and adults alike. I’m not jealous…honest. Jenny grew up on the Isles of Scilly enjoying a >> read more
Away from the main towns and villages of Cornwall the process of tracking down galleries, studios and artists can be a bit like a game of hide and seek as many are hidden away amongst Cornwall’s lanes and coves. The treasures found at the end of the search are often worth the journey as you’ll >> read more
As galleries go the Summerhouse Gallery in Marazion is in one of the most unique locations in the British Isles being sited close to St.Michaels Mount and the expanse of Mount’s Bay. For the visitor the artworks displayed within are equally impressive. As I enter the appropriately lit interior, I am met by the galleries >> read more
I’d been told that one of the ‘must see’ art galleries in the west of Cornwall is the Fernlea Gallery in St Ives, the sister gallery to Marazion’s Market House Gallery. While it is not the biggest artistic display space in Cornwall, the Fernlea Gallery packs a pretty punch when it comes to quality and >> read more
On a clear day the port village and harbour of Charlestown attracts visitors from across Cornwall and further afield. Home to tall ship Phoenix it is also home to numerous shops and attractions and amongst these is the Atishoo Gallery run by artists Liz Hackney and Paul Clark. Liz and I are sat in the >> read more
Tucked away amongst the shops, pubs and restaurants on Marazion’s main road is a one of Cornwall’s top treasure troves of artworks namely the Market House Gallery. From the front it looks small but behind the front doors lies a glorious aray of Cornish and Northern English artworks produced by some of both locations best >> read more
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Members of the Cornwall Crafts Association, which was formed back in 1973 by a group of craft makers seeking to support other craft people within Cornwall, have two galleries of their own in which to display their works. Both galleries, one at Trelissick Gardens and another at Trelowarren, are amongst the most beautifully located galleries >> read more
Follow our art tour of St Ives and explore the best art galleries this stunningly iconic seaside town has to offer. Indulge yourself in one of our top selected eateries, including The Black Rock Restaurant and The Tate Cafe, whilst not forgetting to visit points of interest such as Barbara Hepworth’s museum and sculpture garden. >> read more
Follow our art tour of Penzance and discover the top art galleries this beautiful and individual town has to offer. Stop at the five best eateries, from The Orangery to Newyln Gallery Cafe, and see points of interest such as the Fisherman Monument along the way. Click here to download Penzance art trail.
The wild, rugged landscape and dramatic sweeping beaches of North Cornwall make it a much loved destination for those looking to visit the popular towns of Padstow, Camelford and Wadebridge whilst making the most of the striking scenery. Following a week of stormy weather and stressful deadlines I was more than ready for a couple >> read more
Cornwall has a long tradition of being home to some very entrepreneurial folk, think Humphry Davy, think Richard Trevithick, that tradition is set to continue thanks to 12 year old Luke Jacobs from Penzance. Luke is in the process of raising funds, via crowdfund site Kickstarter (link below), that will pay for the development of >> read more
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From the 15th to 17th August the Cornwall Design Fair will again be opening its doors to design lovers from Cornwall and beyond. Held on the stunning grounds of the 18th century Trereife House near Penzance, the fair will give visitors a chance to experience some local history as well as modern design. The exhibition >> read more