Oct 2019 : Whats on Cornwall

Octobers big event is the Autumn Beach Clean set up by Surfers Against Sewage, so there’s lots of beach cleans to get involved with! There’s also a zero waste October challenge should you want to take part!

Beach Cleans and Litter Picks:

1/10 Camborne

4/10 North Fistral

5/10 Hemmick Beach

6/10 Porthleven

7/10 Pendower

7/10 Porthcurnick Beach

12/10 Truro

13/10 Spit Beach

15/10 Redruth

20/10 Caerhays

23/10 St Ives

25/10 Mevagissey

25/10 Fistral Beach

26/10 Perranporth

26/10 Porthtowan

27/10 Pentewan

Exhibitions, Workshops, Courses and Get Togethers:

4/10 Positive Nutrition Workshop, Truro

Join this Nutritionist led workshop to understand how to nourish your body with foods that taste good AND leave you feeling awesome physically, mentally, emotionally and socially

5/10 Flea Boot, Penryn

A one-day Flea Boot Sale to kick off Autumn! Vintage / Clothes / Art / Music / Stuff!

6/10 Perranporth Plastic Free Market

Come to Cornwalls only plastic free market for lots of goodies without plastic packaging

7/10 Seed and Cutting Swap to bring back the bees, Penzance

An event to meet up, swap plants, seeds, cutting etc to make our gardens more bee friendly

10/10 Ocean Film Festival, Redruth

A carefully curated collection of short films features showcasing the spellbinding power and beauty of our oceans

13/10 Volunteer Day at Trelusback Farm, Redruth

Spend some time outside in the fresh air doing something practical and learn about habitat management, ecology and conservation

16/10 Horticulture and Sustainable Food Talk, Bodmin

Hear from Dr Andrew Ormerod on re-localizing manufacturing for the production of innovative bio-based products and the development of novel food crop supply chains both in the UK and abroad

16/10 An evening with Plastic Free Falmouth, Falmouth

An evening of celebration and networking as Plastic Free Falmouth take a look back over another successful year

17/10 Reusable Wax Food Wraps Workshop, Saltash

Learn to make Beeswax Wraps. You'll leave with at least three handmade sticky wraps and the skills to make more

19/10 Woodland Feast, Bude

A woodland at night, lit up with twinkling lights, a roaring campfire, and three courses of delicious food, cooked over coals and flames

21/10 Introduction to UK Bumblebee Conservation, Bude

Learn all about bumblebee history, lifecycle and behaviour as well as the threats facing bumblebees and their habitats. Hear an overview of various UK bumblebee conservation projects and how to get involved and where we go in the future

23/10 Rag Rug Workshop, St Just

Have a go at rag rug making with Charley from The Roaming Rug Company

23/10 Spooky Wildlife Adventure, Pendeen

Take a spooky wander around a coppice wood and wet land farm with the Wildlife Watch

24/10 Cornwall Beaver Watch, near Truro

Go and take a look to see the work of Cornwalls beavers and if you’re lucky you’ll see them at work!

26/10 Good Seafood and Past Lessons, Gweek

Join marine biologist Matt Slater for a talk on the rich history of Cornwall’s fishing industry, discussing the lessons learned which will be important for future sustainability

26/10 Make your own terrarium, Lostwithiel

As Christmas creeps up on us start making your own gifts with make your own workshops!

27/10 Make your own cleaning products workshop, Mawgan Porth

Join us and Plastic Free Mawgan Porth to make your own cleaning products!

28/10 Bioplastics in Cornwall, Penryn

Discuss the pros and cons, as well as the future, of bio-based materials in Cornwall

29/10 Wild Business Networking Event, St Austell

Learn how to take environmentally positive decisions that will make sure your business flourishes