Sep 2019 : Whats on Cornwall

September marks back to school and work for many but its also jam packed with Organic September from the Soil Association, Secondhand September from Oxfam, Zero Waste Week from Rachelle Strauss, The Great British Beach Clean from the Marine Conservation Society and the Global Climate Strike from Extinction Rebellion - so plenty of ways to get involved and avoid those back to school blues!

Beach Cleans and Litter Picks:

02/09 Pendower

05/09 Fistral

07/09 St Mellion

07/09 Hemmick

14/09 St Agnes

14/09 Trevone Bay

15/09 Looe

16/08 Castle, Gylly and Swanpool

20/09 Holywell

21/09 Gunwalloe Fishing Cove

21/09 Towan

21/09 Durgan

21/09 Polzeath

22/09 Pentewan

22/09 Porthpean

22/09 Crantock

22/09 Porth

23/09 Watergate Bay

23/09 Mullion Cove

23/09 Porthcurnick

26/09 Perranporth

28/09 Mawgan Porth

Exhibitions, Workshops, Courses and Get Togethers:

02/09 Yogurt Making Workshop, Truro

Learn how to make yogurt at home and hear from Matthew Thomson, CEO of Cornwall Food Foundation and Managing Director of Fifteen Cornwall talking about the importance of environmentally-friendly food.

03/09 Handbuilding Soap Dish Workshop, St Ives

Give your new soaps a hand made soap dish!

06/09 and 07/09 Designing a Sensibility for Sustainable Clothing, Falmouth

On the Friday evening view a documentary exploring peoples relationships with clothing and on Saturday enjoy workshops and exhibitions exploring sustainable clothing.

07/09 A Green Vision For Cornwall, Truro

Cornwall Green Party conference on “A Green Vision for Cornwall” - future economics for a threatened world.Listen to a range of speakers and get involved with workshops throughout the day.

7/09 Vintage and Contemporary Fair, Lostwithiel

Get secondhand September off to a good start!

09/09 Super Food Workshop, Truro

Learn how to make a super food soup and also hear from Rachael Bice from Cornwall Council talking about the importance of protecting the environment and celebrating our relationship with nature and also from us! We’ll be giving a short talk on Incredible Bulk and our plastic free journey!

10/09 Repair Cafe, Helston

Check out this event if you are interested in being a part of setting up a repair cafe in Helston

10/09 Sourdough Workshop, Pool

Learn the tricks of the trade from Baker Toms Head Chef, plastic free bread here we come!

13/09 Food and Drink Waste Challenge Network, Falmouth

If you are a business looking to address food and drink waste then this event is for you!

14/09 Clothing Repair Workshop, Newquay

Useless with a sewing machine? Drop your clothes off for repair and receive back like new!

14/09 Woodland Open Day, Wadebridge

There’s lots to see and do on this fund raising open day: Cook and taste food cooked over the fire, go on a poisonous plants walk, make magical charm bags on an old singer sewing machines, explore the fairy tale installations and much more!

15/07 Repair Workshop, Portreath

Upcycle Kernow is back for the autumn with their regular repair workshops

15/07 Wild Forage and Picnic, Marazion

Learn about sustainable foraging practice, identify the multitude of seaweeds that grow in the area and enjoy a foraged picnic!

17/09 From Toilet Water to Treated Water, Camborne

Discover what happens after you flush your toilet as Camborne Wastewater Treatment Works opens its doors to visitors!

20/09 Global Climate Strike Truro Penzance Liskeard

Because we’re all in this together

21/09 Clean Ocean Sailing Big Beach Clean

These guys are experts when it comes to clearing our beaches of plastic and other debris

21/09 Strandline Arts and Crafts, Polurrian

A fun tide line ramble followed by marine themed arts and crafts!

25/09 Volunteer in Marine Conservation

Pop along to this event if you are interested in Volunteering with the Helford Marine Conservation Group

25/09 Circular Economy Summit, Nancorrow Farm

If you are interested in the circular economy then check out this event where Tevi will be sharing their insights and expertise accumulated over the last 1.5 years of supporting hundreds of businesses.

26/09 Seaweed Foraging with Rachel Lambert, Falmouth

A talk and slideshow with wild food guide and award-winning author Rachel Lambert on the sensory experience of foraging for food.

28/09 Redruth Reloved Market

A reloved market showcasing local artists who are recycling, reducing and reusing everyday items.

28/09 Shoresearch Marine Survey

Help the Helford Marine Conservation Group with their shoreline surveys!

28/09 Gardening Club, Truro

Learn to grow some winter veg!

28/09 See you at the Sea Quest, Falmouth

Join Your Shore Rangers for a day celebrating all things marine!

28/09 Rubbish Fashion, Mawgan Porth

A workshop to be creative, have fun and increase awareness about the huge global waste pollution problem. Join in making, fashioning and crafting outfits and accessories from waste.

For more info on Organic September, Secondhand September, Zero waste Week, Great British Beach Clean and Global Climate Strike

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