HERE’S OUR PICK OF EVENTS IN CORNWALL
14–15 SEPTEMBER 10AM, 11AM, 1PM AND 2PM KRESEN KERNOW
Join a tour of the former Redruth Brewery, soon to be Cornwall’s new archive centre. View the construction work with internal access to the site. Visitors will also hear more about the plans for this modern archive and library space to bring together the world’s largest collection of manuscripts, books and documents related to Cornwall.
Redruth Brewery, Redruth
9 SEPTEMBER 11AM–5PM GRIBBIN DAYMARK
Climb a local landmark! Originally designed to help sailors pinpoint the area’s rocky harbour, visitors will get to go up the 26m red-and-white striped tower and admire the sea views from the top. There is also a walking trail nearby to explore the local countryside.
National Trust, Fowey
6–8 SEPTEMBER 10AM–4PM OPEN THE BOX
Uncover memory boxes about farming and fishing, domestic life and World War II. With collections not normally on display, costume store tours, and hands-on activities offering visitors the chance to take home their own mini-museum box of treasures, it’s a great day out for the whole family.
Helston Museum, Helston
14–15 SEPTEMBER LISKEARD UNLOCKED
As part of a program of events in Liskeard, normally private rooms in Liskeard’s Public
Hall will be open to explore, including The Mayor’s Parlour, Council Chamber and Long Room. Exhibits will focus on the ‘Extraordinary Women’ who have been Mayor of the town through the years.
Public Hall, Liskeard
9 SEPTEMBER 10.30AM–5PM TRENGWAINTON GARDEN
Take a walk through this tranquil, woodland garden with rare plants from all over the globe. Visitors will get to see the walled kitchen garden built to the dimensions of Noah’s Ark, sea views from the terrace, and giant tree fern glades in this 25-acre estate.
National Trust, Penzance
7 SEPTEMBER 11AM–4PM LAUNCESTON TOWN HALL
Find out more about the fascinating history of Launceston Town Hall & Guildhall. Visitors will also take a guided tour with the Town Archivist, meet the Town Crier and see parts of the building not usually open to the public, including the mortuary and clock tower.
Launceston Town Council, Launceston
6 SEPTEMBER 10:30AM–5PM TRERICE
Explore this Elizabethan manor house and garden with traditional games and Tudor dressing-up costumes. Outside, there’s plenty of room for visitors to stretch their legs while trying to complete the mown grass labyrinth puzzle!
National Trust, Newquay
SEPTEMBER 11AM–4PM PLUS EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN
Find out more about the fascinating history of Launceston Town Hall & Guildhall with a special display focusing on the Extraordinary Women who have served as Mayor. Visitors will also take a guided tour with the Town Archivist, meet the Town Crier and see parts of the building not usually open to the public, including the mortuary and clock tower.
Launceston Town Hall
Discover more events at heritageopendays.org.uk
Town Crier at Launceston Town Hall