HERE’S OUR PICK OF EVENTS IN CORN­WALL

Cornwall Life - - GREAT ESTATES -

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

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