Exciting Events Throughout Spring
From learning to cook street food at Philleigh Way and or joining a wine workshop at Nancarrow Farm to creating beautiful spring bouquets for Mother's Day and trying award-winning pasties at The Eden Project - there is plenty to be enjoyed in Cornwall this spring.
16th February - Rupert Cooper at Philleigh Way - Street Food: Join owner, head tutor, former, professional rugby player (including for our local team the Cornish Pirates) and life long lover of food, Rupert, on a cooking class through Spain, India and Thailand with a focus on delicious street food that is taking the world by storm. Learn how to make everything from churros and chicken satay to ceviche!
23rd February - The Kitchen Table at Philleigh Way - Vegan Cooking: If Veganuary went well for you last month and you'd like a few more dishes to inspire a more plant-based diet, join Sima and Alice from The Kitchen Table who will help you "extend your repertoire and not sacrifice flavour one bit" with dishes such as spicy mushroom stuffed calzone and mulled poached pears with silky lemon & thyme cashew cream.
29th February - Celebrating the Cornish Pasty at The Eden Project - World Pasty Championships: Join amateur and professional bakers as they battle it out to win the coveted title of best Cornish pasty in 8 categories. As well as all the pasties you could dream of, there will also be live music from local bands throughout the day, include West Cornwall's very own Boundless Brothers.
7th March - Wild Wine School at Nancarrow Farm - Introduction to Organic and Biodynamic Wines: If wine is your thing, you'll have organic and bio-dynamic wines on your radar. This one day beginner to intermediate level workshop will give you an "overview of the principles of organic and biodynamic farming and how these methods are applied to viticulture. This workshop also includes wine tasting, lunch from Nancarrow kitchen as well as an opportunity to explore the farm.
21st March - Family Feasting at Nancarrow Farm - Saturday Social: Enjoy all things spring at Nancarrow during their Saturday Social. As well as meeting the newborn lambs, outdoor activities, live music and more, you'll also get to enjoy a two-course feast - which Nancarrow are well know for countywide!
21st March - Heart of the Woods at The Godolphin - Mother's Day Bouquet Making: Create your own beautiful bunch of blooms into a bouquet for mum this Mother's Day. Using spring bulbs, anemones, forget me nots, wildflowers, rosemary, pittosporum and more, Jo will guide you through the process of choosing, arranging and conditioning your blooms to create a personal gift.
26th March - Cornwall Youth Theatre Company at The Minack Theatre - Under Milk Wood: Based on the 1954 radio drama by Dylan Thomas, this comedic, but moving story tells of a day in the life of the inhabitants of the small Welsh seaside village of Llareggub - "A world of delight, gossip and regret, of varied and vivid humanity".
8th April - Heart of the Woods at The Godolphin - Easter Wreath Making Workshop: One of our favourite things about springtime in Cornwall has to be all the spectacular flowers and plants. Join Jo from Heart of the Woods and create a moss based wreath, which will be dressed it with seasonal spring flowers, sustainably foraged foliage, feathers and eggs - perfect for hanging on your door or using as a centrepiece in your home.
18th April - The Cornish Seaweed Company at Philleigh Way - Cornish Seaweed Course: From sushi to soups and smoothies - the ocean's superfood is versatile, filled with nutrients and delivers an umami depth to dishes. Join the team from The Cornish Seaweed Company, who harvest their seaweed from the Cornish coast, which is one of the cleanest and well stocked on the British isles, and learn how to use, identify and cook with seaweed. Think Chai seaweed Panna cotta and Kombu pesto.
27th April - Minack Education Project at The Minack Theatre - Joined by Cornwall Music Service Trust and over fifteen west Cornwall schools, this musical tale tells of a humpbacked whale and her calf as they navigate their way "from the southern seas to their feeding grounds in the North Atlantic -where humans are the greatest threat to their survival".