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Christmas festival contributes £5 million to Padstow’s economy
Padstow’s annual Christmas Festival generates around £5 million for the local economy, according to new figures released this week.
South West chefs to collaborate on feast nights
Two top Cornwall-based chefs will be creating flavour-packed feast nights at restaurants in Bude and Charlestown this April and May.
Experience Cornwall’s Poldark country with a self-guided cycle tour
As the hit BBC One drama Poldark begins filming for its fourth series, a Cornish cycling holiday operator has launched a new tour taking in many of the stunning filming locations on the Cornish coastline.
Family-friendly suites at Cornish boutique hotel
A boutique hotel in north Cornwall has extended its accommodation to include a new family suite, with a second to be added next month.
A Spring Gathering at Nancarrow Farm
Nancarrow, a working organic farm near Truro, Cornwall, is celebrating the end of winter with a Spring Gathering on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 April.
Two top awards for Cornish housebuilder
A prestige housebuilding company in north Cornwall is celebrating after its senior site manager picked up two major industry awards.
London Oyster Week feature events confirmed
London Oyster Week will see more than 25 restaurants and bars across the capital host special menus, offers and events between 21 and 29 April 2018.
Instagram and iPhone food photography workshops hosted in Cornwall
We are hosting two iPhone and Instagram food photography workshops this May following two sell-out workshops in 2017.
Stalls in the market marquee at the Padstow Christmas Festival. Adam Sargent
Food and drink on the menu at The Beach at Bude. David Griffen
 James Ram
The family-friendly suite at The Beach at Bude. Clive Symm
Fistral House, a Legacy Properties project in Newquay, Cornwall. Mike Searle
London Oyster Week takes place from 21 to 29 April 2018. Brahma Studios

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10 Apr 2018
The family-friendly suite at The Beach at Bude. Clive Symm

Family-friendly suites at Cornish boutique hotel

A boutique hotel in north Cornwall has extended its accommodation to include a new family suite, with a second to be added next month. The first of the two split-level suites at The Beach at Bude is available for bookings now, and the second will be ready in May 2018. The 17-bedroomed beachside hotel has a popular… Read more


09 Apr 2018
London Oyster Week founder Katy Davidson. Brahma Studios

London Oyster Week feature events confirmed

The first round of feature events for London’s inaugural week-long celebration of oysters has been confirmed. London Oyster Week will see more than 25 restaurants and bars across the capital host special menus, offers and events between 21 and 29 April 2018. Event organiser Katy Davidson said: “The feature events programme is an opportunity for oyster… Read more


05 Apr 2018
James Ram

Leading consultancy celebrates 25th anniversary

An award-winning chartered planning and architectural practice in Cornwall celebrates its 25th birthday this year. Laurence Associates, which has offices on the outskirts of Truro and in the centre of Liskeard, offers chartered town planning, architecture, interior architecture, and landscape architecture expertise. It attracts commissions from across the South West on a range of projects, from… Read more


28 Mar 2018

A Spring Gathering at Nancarrow Farm

Nancarrow, a working organic farm near Truro, Cornwall, is celebrating the end of winter with a Spring Gathering on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 April. Guests and their families are invited to the farm for a daytime fête-style occasion from 11am to 4pm on Friday and Saturday, with a ‘Spring Grazing’ feast taking place on… Read more


28 Mar 2018
Food and drink on the menu at The Beach at Bude. David Griffen

South West chefs to collaborate on feast nights

Two top Cornwall-based chefs will be creating flavour-packed feast nights at restaurants in Bude and Charlestown this April and May. Ben Ambridge, executive chef at The Longstore, and Joe Simmonds, head chef at The Beach at Bude, have co-created a six course tasting menu, which will be prepared by the duo during separate events at each restaurant…. Read more


26 Mar 2018
Stalls in the market marquee at the Padstow Christmas Festival. Adam Sargent

Christmas festival contributes £5 million to Padstow’s economy

Padstow’s annual Christmas Festival generates around £5 million for the local economy, according to new figures released this week. The four-day event, which is held during the first week in December, attracts tens of thousands of visitors to the harbourside town, and has become one of the largest of its kind in the country. It was conceived… Read more


20 Mar 2018

Instagram and iPhone food photography workshops hosted in Cornwall

We are hosting two iPhone and Instagram food photography workshops this May. Following two sell-out workshops in 2017, we have invited Matt Inwood back to Cornwall for two day-long workshops on Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 May 2018 at Appleton’s near Padstow. Matt will be returning to the county to share his knowledge of how to take better images… Read more


06 Mar 2018
sean gee

Local charities benefit from success of festival

A celebration evening was held in Padstow recently to distribute to local charities almost £6,000 raised last year by the Friends of Padstow Christmas Festival. The four-day annual event, which attracts tens of thousands of visitors to the harbourside town, is one of the largest of its kind in the country. It was conceived from… Read more


26 Feb 2018
London Oyster Week takes place from 21 to 29 April 2018. Brahma Studios

Inaugural London Oyster Week to challenge preconceptions and promote sustainability

The first city-wide celebration of oysters will take place in London from Saturday 21 to Sunday 29 April 2018. London Oyster Week will see venues across the capital joining together to demystify oysters and raise awareness of the benefits of eating them, as well as raise funds for oyster education and restoration. Over 25 restaurants, bars… Read more


12 Feb 2018
Fistral House, a Legacy Properties project in Newquay, Cornwall. Mike Searle

Two top awards for Cornish housebuilder

A prestige housebuilding company in north Cornwall is celebrating after its senior site manager picked up two major industry awards. Matt Jones, senior site manager at Legacy Properties, based at Quintrell Downs, has been given a NHBC Pride in the Job Regional Award and a Seal of Excellence prize. Matt represented the South West in the… Read more


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