TRURO Cornwall TR3 6LQ
Cornwall offers up fun for all the family whether that’s beach games on our pristine white sand beaches or taking in nature’s beauty at one of our many National Heritage sites.
As the country begins to thaw out in the run up to spring there will some fantastic events and activities being held in the county all close to our range of luxurious Cornish holiday cottages.
Here are our favourite things that are happening in March for you and your family:
A Story of Cornwall at Carnglaze Caverns, March 12
A Story of Cornwall is a new work by Cornish Bard Nick Hart, written especially for his much-acclaimed choir Canoryon Lowen and the renowned folk group Dalla. This fantastic musical event mixes contemporary choir music with folk music based around Cornish traditions. Expect to hear songs about mermaids, monsters and fishing, with other Gaelic influences.
Boo Beaumount and Walk.Stop.Walk at Royal Cornwall Museum, March 18 to June 30
Award winning artist, film-maker and photographer Boo Beaumont will be showcasing works alongside Environmental artist Tony Plant at the Royal Cornwall Museum.
Boo Beaumount was the first female to have works hung in the Museum of Islamic Art in Qatar. Her ground-breaking film ‘Metamorph’ will be shown for the first time, in a gallery setting, at this exhibition.
Tony Plant will be showcasing drawings, paintings and sketches based on the Cornish coastline, day and night. This work is rooted in the Cornish landscape and the experience of moving through it, one step at time which is inspiration for exhibition title Walk, Stop, Walk.
Zonk FM Miracle Grow Miracle Theatre, touring March 20 to April 3
Zonk FM is the first Miracle Grow project. It’s the first play written by performer, Angus Brown, and the first play directed by musical comedian, composer and performer, Tom Adams. This fantastic family show explores other people’s reality with fast paced physical humour, tenderness and disco lights.
An Inspector Calls and Duchy Ballet: The Snow Queen at Hall For Cornwall, March 1 to 5 / March 11 and 12
This multi-award winning West End production of JB Priestley’s classic thriller is directed by Stephen Daldry. Hailed as the theatrical event of our generation winning more awards than any other play in history, this landmark production from the National Theatre has thrilled audiences in the West End, on Broadway and throughout the world and is now being performed here in Cornwall in conjunction with the Duchy Ballet. This magical show showcases the multiple talents of its dancers in the style of the 1930s musicals, celebrating the music of George Gershwin.
The Canterbury Tales Cornwall Youth Theatre Company, Grampound Community Hall, March 5 and Bodmin College Studio Theatre, March 23
Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales has had a comedy spin put on a collection of classic tales. The Tales move quickly and the dialogue is fast and the comedic wit quicker!
It’s a theme could be described as medieval slap stick with a bit of Eddie Izzard thrown in with live music and song! Join the cast for fun, music, talking chickens and olden time shenanigans!
Other articles that you may be interested in:
Photo by: Jim Linwood