Aug 2019 : Whats on Cornwall

The summer holidays are here! Here’s our pick of family friendly eco friendly events happening around Cornwall this August!

Beach Cleans and Litter Picks:

2/08 St Breward Messy Church Beach Clean

3/08 Hemmick Beach

5/08 Pendower Beach

5/08 Porthcurnick Beach

8/08 Fistral Beach

11/08 Portreath Beach

13/08 St Dennis Playing Fields

21/08 Treneere Estate

21/08 Marazion Beach

25/08 Mawgan Porth Beach

27/08 St Anns Chapel Park

Exhibitions, Workshops, Courses and Get Togethers:

24/07-3/09 Earth Story, Eden Project

Edens summer blockbuster exhibition takes you on a journey through Earth’s astonishing past, precarious present day – and a future that’s ours to make!

3/08 Beach Jewellery Workshop, Penzance

Bring your found ghostnet, beach plastic, driftwood and sea glass along to make cool, statement jewellery!

4/08 Plastic Free Perranporth Market

A perfect opportunity to shop local and plastic free!

09/08 Camera Obscura Workshop, Penryn

Using recycled / repurposed materials and a meniscus lens students will be guided through how to build a simple camera obscura.

10/08 Earth Pigment Painting, Penzance

Learn how to make paint by processing pure pigments using traditional paint making techniques, then use local pigments and soil gathered from the gardens to create your own painting.

11/08 Vitamin Sea Film by Cal Major, Porthtowan

Watch what is bound to be an awesome film about Cal Majors solo paddleboarding expedition with Q&A after!

13/08 Shell Seekers Painting Workshop, Falmouth

Bring your foraged shells and seaweed to use as inspiration to complete an A4 gouache painting with guidance from Lucy Innes Williams (see beautiful image below!)

14/08 Strandline Scavenge Arts and Crafts, Helford Passage

Hunt the strandline with Plastic Free Helford for interesting flotsam and turn it into monsters or other creatures.

15/08 Snorkel and Beach Clean, Porthgwarra

Beach clean followed by an underwater tour around Porthgwarra's coast, searching for some of our fantastic marine life!

22/08 Terrazzo recycled shell coaster workshop, Falmouth

Learn how to make your own coaster made from eco resin and recycled crushed shells!

24/08 Bodmin Swish

A perfect way to update the wardrobe without causing harm to the planet

30/08 Clean up SUP, Marazion

You'll be stand up paddleboarding, spotting numerous of our wonderful Cornish marine species and cleaning up our oceans - all at the same time!

31/08 Liskeard Eco Fashion Show

Go along and see what they guys at TeX have created!

plastic free august.jpg