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Improbable Fiction

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Simple Macrame Jewellery

Helston Adult Education Centre, Church Hill, Helston, TR13 8YQ

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Cornwall Chamber Orchestra

Light & Life Church, Helston

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Helston Adult Education Centre, Church Hill, Helston, TR13 8YQ

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Helston

Located at the northern end of the Lizard Peninsula, Helston is tucked away just 12 miles away from the vibrant town of Penzance, and nine miles from beautiful Falmouth.

As a former stannary and cattle market town, Helston is perhaps best known for its annual Furry Dance, or the Flora Dance as it’s known to locals. Believed to have originated from the medieval period, the Furry Dance is said to be one of Britain’s oldest customs. The annual Flora Day event takes place each May and celebrates this ancient tradition through a variety of dance performances which take place throughout the day, from the first morning dance through to the early evening dance.

In addition to its Furry Dance heritage, Helston is also home to a variety of venues which regularly stage a wide range of performances, from intimate, acoustic concerts to lively and compelling theatre. Nancegollan Village Hall has welcomed many artists to its stage, including ‘Spectacular’ by Cana, a classical trio of performers who tell stories of love, betrayal and passion through their high-energy cabaret show.
Helston is also home to the Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose which runs its annual Air Day show each July. Visitors can witness some of the most awe-inspiring flying displays and get up close to state-of-the-art aircraft and meet the aircrew who fly these iconic helicopters around the world.

For an authentic Cornish experience, a trip to Helston has all the ingredients for a culture-packed fun day out for the family.

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191023 20191023 Europe/London Fireworks Spectacular!
categories Family, Live Music

Fireworks Spectacular!

  Wed 23rd October, 2019

  Flambards, Helston

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191026 20191026 Europe/London Fairy Tales & Deep Dark Forests Workshop

Drop in between 10am - 4pm

categories Art, Family

Fairy Tales & Deep Dark Forests Workshop

  Sat 26th October, 2019

  CAST, Helston

  £0 — £0

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191019 20191031 Europe/London October Half Term at Flambards
categories Family, Live Music

October Half Term at Flambards

  Sat 19th October, 2019 — Thu 31st October, 2019

  Flambards, Helston

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191101 20191101 Europe/London Pilvi Takala | Talk and Screening | CAST

CAST Cafe supper from 6pm. The screening will begin at 7pm

categories Art, Talks

Pilvi Takala | Talk and Screening | CAST

  Fri 1st November, 2019

  CAST, Helston

  £0 — £0

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191106 20191109 Europe/London Improbable Fiction

Matinee on Saturday 9 November at 2.30 pm

Gweek Village Hall, 24 Cryben, Gweek, Helston, TR12 6UG

categories Comedy, Theatre

Improbable Fiction

  Wed 6th November, 2019 — Sat 9th November, 2019

  Gweek Village Hall , Helston

  £10 — £10

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191022 20191110 Europe/London Pilvi Takala | Screening Programme

Open: Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm. Please note there will be no screenings on Saturday 26 October, when the screening space will be used for a Think and Make workshop.

categories Art, Film

Pilvi Takala | Screening Programme

  Tue 22nd October, 2019 — Sun 10th November, 2019

  CAST, Helston

  £0 — £0

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191118 20191125 Europe/London Simple Macrame Jewellery

Two sessions 3 hours each.

Church Hill, Helston, TR13 8YQ

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Simple Macrame Jewellery

  Mon 18th November, 2019 — Mon 25th November, 2019

  Helston Adult Education Centre, Helston

  £23.50 — £35.50

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20191130 20191201 Europe/London Flambards Christmas Fayre

Saturday 9-4, Sunday 10-4

categories Christmas, Family

Flambards Christmas Fayre

  Sat 30th November, 2019 — Sun 1st December, 2019

  Flambards, Helston

  £1 — £1

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20200119 20200119 Europe/London Cornwall Chamber Orchestra

Helston

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Cornwall Chamber Orchestra

  Sun 19th January, 2020

  Light & Life Church, Helston

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20200203 20200210 Europe/London Wirework Hair Accessories

Two sessions 3 hours each

Church Hill, Helston, TR13 8YQ

categories Art, Community

Wirework Hair Accessories

  Mon 3rd February, 2020 — Mon 10th February, 2020

  Helston Adult Education Centre, Helston

  £25.50 — £35.50

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