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Science Exhibition

Museum of Cornish Life, Market Place, Helston, Cornwall, UK

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Animate Helston

Museum of Cornish Life, Market Place, Helston, TR3 8TH

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Pirates & Mermaids Week at One2eleven

One2eleven, Clodgey Lane, Helston, TR13 0QA

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Scratchworks Theatre | WOMANS

Lambeage Hall, Coverack, Helston, UK

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HTC presents Whistle Down the Wind

Epworth Hall, 42 Coinagehall Street, Helston, TR13 8EQ

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James Hickman & Dan Cassidy

The Old Chapel, Godolphin Cross, TR13 9RA

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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 20190219 20190221 Europe/London Travel Back in Time at Flambards

Opens at 10am. Last Admission is 3pm and attractions close at 4pm.

categories Family

Travel Back in Time at Flambards

  Tue 19th February, 2019 — Thu 21st February, 2019

  Flambards, Helston

  £6.95 — £11.95

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190201 20190223 Europe/London Science Exhibition

Market Place, Helston, TR13 8TH

categories Family, Film

Science Exhibition

  Fri 1st February, 2019 — Sat 23rd February, 2019

  Museum of Cornish Life, Helston, Helston

  £0 — £0

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190216 20190223 Europe/London Animate Helston

Market Place, Helston, TR3 8TH

categories Art, Film

Animate Helston

  Sat 16th February, 2019 — Sat 23rd February, 2019

  Museum of Cornish Life, Helston, Helston

  £0 — £0

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190223 20190223 Europe/London Paper Hats | Free Workshop for Families

10am - 4pm

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Paper Hats | Free Workshop for Families

  Sat 23rd February, 2019

  CAST, Helston

  £0 — £0

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190216 20190224 Europe/London Pirates & Mermaids Week at One2eleven

Clodgey Lane, Helston, TR13 0QA

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Pirates & Mermaids Week at One2eleven

  Sat 16th February, 2019 — Sun 24th February, 2019

  One2eleven, Helston

  £4.95 — £6.50

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190324 20190324 Europe/London Scratchworks Theatre | WOMANS

7.30pm

categories Comedy, Theatre

Scratchworks Theatre | WOMANS

  Sun 24th March, 2019

  Lambeage Hall, Helston

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190409 20190413 Europe/London HTC presents Whistle Down the Wind

Performances at 7:30pm plus a matinee on Saturday at 2pm

Epworth Hall, 42 Coinagehall Street, Helston, TR13 8EQ

categories Live Music, Theatre

HTC presents Whistle Down the Wind

  Tue 9th April, 2019 — Sat 13th April, 2019

  Epworth Hall, Helston

  £10 — £10

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190427 20190427 Europe/London James Hickman & Dan Cassidy

7.30pm

Godolphin Cross

categories Live Music

James Hickman & Dan Cassidy

  Sat 27th April, 2019

  The Old Chapel, Helston

  £7 — £9

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