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Are you planning a trip out and about in Cornwall or looking for things to do with kids at the weekend? West Briton brings you news from stately homes, the Maritime Museum at Falmouth and on places to visit in Cornwall.

  • 5 of the best summer firework displays

    Here in Cornwall firework displays aren't just reserved for cold winter nights, you can get your fix of ooh and ahh action when the air is still balmy and the...

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    Chat to the rat at zoo breakfast

    NEWQUAY Zoo is offering visitors the chance to prepare breakfast for some of the animals on Sunday.During the Wild Breakfast event, visitors will also learn how...

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    Country and classics at Trewithen Gardens

    VOLUNTEERS from all over Cornwall are hosting the annual Trewithen Country and Classics at Trewithen Gardens in Probus on Sunday.This will be the event's third...

  • Mid-week summer family festival

    SUMMERFEST is a two-day family festival taking place on Tuesday, July 29 and Wednesday, July 30, just outside Perrranporth.The event runs from 10am to 5pm and...

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    Flowrider returns

    THIS weekend will see the exciting return of the European Flow Tour to Cornish soil at FlowRider Cornwall, Retallack Resort and Spa, near Padstow.The event on...

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    Gardening festival on the quay

    TRURO takes pride in its beautiful parks, gardens and open spaces so to celebrate this, the Garden Truro festival is returning for a third year.Roger Gazzard,...

  • School pupils open store on fun day

    CORNWALL Farmers' new Patch & Acre store in Helston will be unveiled on Saturday with a family fun day.Store manager Mark Cole will be joined by pupils from...

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    Hero worship with Usain and Dahl

    GO ALONG to Trengwainton Garden, near Penzance, and you'll find 12 heroes and heroines immortalised as scarecrows in their walled kitchen garden.They were...

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    Castle is joust the ticket

    BE TRANSPORTED back in time at the Pendennis Joust as the castle springs to life.Running every Tuesday and Wednesday between July 29 and August 20, budding...

  • Amazing activities

    IT'S summertime at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth which means there's a whole host of family fun for the holidays.Opening on July 12, enter the newly opened...

  • PENRYNHelp carnival

    ORGANISERS of Penryn Carnival are asking for help with marshalling between 6pm and 7pm on Saturday – contact Mary May on 01326 377390 to volunteer.

  • Littlefest adds fun for children

    YOU'LL be able to take tea with the Gruffalo, laugh like a Dark Lord, and Indulge in some Monkey Madness at Littlefest.The event is the section of the Penzance...

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    Two-day festival of play in city park

    PLAYFEST, a two-day festival to celebrate children's right to play, has revealed the first line-up for the fifth festival.The event, which takes place on...

  • Dedicated Followers of Fal Fashion

    AFTER last year's success, the Princess Pavilion will be hosting the Falmouth Fashion Show again on Friday, July 25.Showing collections from independent and...

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    Get up and Be Active

    TRURO'S annual free sporting festival that encourages people to get off the sofa or up from their desks and get active is returning to the city centre in...

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    Colourful characters at museum

    IT'S summertime at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth which means there's a whole host of family fun for the holidays.Enter the interactive Smuggler's Cove Play...