Easter is fast approaching
Easter is a great time to visit Cornwall, the days are longer, the temperatures rising and the spring gardens, for which Cornwall is famous, are a delight. Below you will find a selection of events taking place through the month of April where you will be sure to find something to your taste. Furthermore, many of the restaurants and other seasonal businesses that have been busy sprucing up over the winter are ready to reopen and will be sure to give you a warm welcome.
|to 8 April||Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Cotehele (NT)|
Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Cotehele, March 24th- April 8th between 10 am- 4 pm Admission Charges apply. £2 per trail Bunny has made a puzzle for you around the garden. Pick up a map and follow the clues to point you in the right direction of the chocolate treat that’s waiting for you at the end.
|to 15 April||Easter at Eden|
Easter at Eden will take place 24th March- 15th April Have you got the Eggs Factor? come along to our Easter Eggstravaganza to find out! There are dozens of activities for the whole family to have a crack at this Easter in our new three week programme. Eggsplore Eden on one of our egg hunts, scramble your way through our assault course and tackle other Easter inspired games. Plus there will be lots of special prizes and treats to enjoy.
|1 April||Easter Egg Hunt & Giant Easter Egg Raffle|
Venue: East Looe Beach
11am - 4pm
|Looe Craft Market|
11:00am - 4:00pmLocal people selling hand made crafts and gifts.
|2 - 27 April||Free Garden Tour at Lanhydrock (NT)|
Free Garden Tour at Lanhydrock between 2nd-27th April daily Tours run daily: 11- 11.30 am and 4- 4.30 pm Volunteer guides lead you around the formal garden on most weekdays, sharing their knowledge and answering your questions. We may have one or two tours on a given day so please ensure you call in advance to check availability – 01208 265950
1pm - 2pm
|Spring Rockpool Watch - Easter Holiday Rockpool Ramble|
Venue: Hannafore Beach - meet below the Coastguard Station
A free event suitable for all ages, no need to book. No nets, please – they can harm delicate rock pool creatures. After surviving the winter, the rock pool community now copes with increased exposure to sunlight and warming waters. This brings new growth and new visitors to these hidden worlds.
10am - 12pm
|Camellia Walk at Mount Edgcumbe Country Park|
Cremyl, Torpoint, PL10 1HZ
Camellia Walk at Mount Edgcumbe on Weds 4th April between 10 am- 12 noon This is an opportunity to join the Curator of the National Camellia Collection, held by Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, on a conducted tour of the collection that currently numbers approximately 1,000 cultivars. Meeting at Dry Walk Car Park tickets costs £5.00 p.p. Suitable walking shoes and clothing is a must on this outdoor adventure. Booking is essential as minimum numbers are required for this event
|Liskerrett Community Cinema – Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG)|
Liskerrett Community Centre, VArley Lane, Liskeard
Suffering PTSD after returning from World War I, playwright A.A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) moves his family to the countryside and attempts to write an anti-war book. But while suffering from writer’s block he begins bonding with his young son (Will Tilston) and envisages a story for children instead.
Films are shown on the first Friday of the month at 2.30pm and 7.30pm unless otherwise advertised. The matinee screenings are sub-titled.
Tickets £4 on the door (£3 for under 16s) and there is free entry for carers, all are welcome, we provide refreshments at each screening and produce film notes for people who provide us with an email address. www.liskerrett.co.uk
|7 & 8|
|Cornwall Spring Flower Show 2018 - Boconnoc House nr Lostwithiel|
It is the first major flower show of the horticultural year in the UK and where committed gardeners and their families come for their first major horticultural spend of the year.T
|Polperro Fishermen’s Choir Concert|
St Cleer Parish Church, St Cleer, Liskeard, PL14 5DN
m Concert in aid of St Cleer Church. Entry: £6.50 Tickets available from mid-February. Contact 07773 298969 Ticket Cost include refreshments
|Spring Garden Tour- Mount Edgcumbe|
Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, Cremyll, Torpoint, PL10 1HZ
|13 April||Looe Island Guided Walk|
Take a boat ride to Looe Island Nature Reserve where you join the warden for an escorted walk. Spot the wildlife, learn about the Trust's work & island life. Walks must be pr-booked via the Cornwall Wildlife Trust website.
|Show of Hands with Geoff Lakeman|
Steve Knightley and Phil Beer: two extraordinary craftsmen with one unique sound. Dovetailing old songs with new, this is an unmissable celebration of the duo’s enduring impact on roots, acoustic and folk music. Show of Hands weave story and melody to create a spellbinding display of consummate musicianship. Multi-award-winning, and with five sell-out Royal Albert Hall shows under their belts, the original duo format makes a rare return to more intimate settings. Steve and Phil’s special guest is compelling musician and fellow Devonian Geoff Lakeman, chieftain of the brilliant Lakeman tribe.
Tickets £23, to book call Carnglaze Caverns on 01579 320251
11am - 4pm
|Looe Craft Market|
Local people selling hand made crafts and gifts.
10am - 1pm
|Bluebell Walk at Lanhydrock (NT)|
Lanhydrock, PL30 4AE
A chance to discover the beautiful bluebells at Lanhydrock on this guided walk on the estate, followed by lunch in the restaurant on Saturday 28th April between 10 am- 1 pm Booking essential on 01208 265950 Admission prices apply
|28 April||Looe Island Guided Walk|
Take a boat ride to Looe Island Nature Reserve where you join the warden for an escorted walk. Spot the Island's wildlife & learn about the Trust's work & Island life. Walks must be pre-booked via Cornwall Wildlife Trust website.