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Wuthering Heights comes to Roadford Lake

Roadford Lake Cafe and Venue, Broadwoodwidger, Lifton, PL16 0RL

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Nordic Walking

Roadford Lake, Lakeside, Roadford Lake, Broadwoodwidger, Devon, PL16 0RL

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Market In The Square- Launceston

Launceston Town Square, Broad Street, Launceston, PL15 8AE

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Launceston

Famed for being the birthplace of celebrated poet Charles Causley, Launceston is most commonly associated with his literary works, many of which were famously written about this town. His links to Launceston are celebrated each year at the popular Charles Causley Centenary Festival. The annual event features the best from the literature and performing arts scenes, and includes guided town walks, poetry tents, readings, book signings, music performances and workshops.

In addition to its literary roots, Launceston is always well known for its fascinating history and architecture. Launceston Castle and a nearby prison sit at the top of a hill, the latter of which is said to be where George Fox of the Quaker movement was imprisoned.

Launceston is also well known for its support of the local arts. Launceston Town Hall has welcomed many acts across a variety of genres to perform on its stage. Local singer-songwriter (and semi-finalist of Britain’s Got Talent 2016) Josh Curnow has performed his repertoire of pop, rock and country songs here, and much-loved comedian Jethro has entertained the crowds at this venue with his popular show ‘The Bull and Bonkers Tour’.

The Countryman Inn, one of Launceston’s local pubs, also features an all-year-round musical events calendar. Whether you’re into folk, jazz, rock or country, you’re bound to stumble upon a night of lively entertainment at this fantastic venue.

Take a trip to this lively and traditionally Cornish town and immerse yourself in the spellbinding works of its most famous resident.

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190727 20190727 Europe/London Bon Giovi and Support
categories Live Music

Bon Giovi and Support

  Sat 27th July, 2019

  Launceston Town Hall, Launceston

  £17.50 — £17.50

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190830 20190830 Europe/London Wuthering Heights comes to Roadford Lake

Gates open at 6.30pm, performance starts at 7.30pm

Roadford Lake Cafe and Venue, Broadwoodwidger, Lifton, PL16 0RL

categories Outdoor, Theatre

Wuthering Heights comes to Roadford Lake

  Fri 30th August, 2019

  Roadford Lake, Launceston

  £10 — £46

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Lakeside, Roadford Lake, Broadwoodwidger, Devon, PL16 0RL

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Nordic Walking

  Fri 1st March, 2019 — Fri 1st November, 2019

  Roadford Lake, Launceston

  £3 — £5

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Browse the site Add to Calendar 20190309 20191214 Europe/London Market In The Square- Launceston

2nd Saturday of every month, 9-3pm

Broad Street, Launceston, PL15 8AE

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Market In The Square- Launceston

  Sat 9th March, 2019 — Sat 14th December, 2019

  Launceston Town Square, Launceston

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