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An insider’s guide to Leopallooza 2017
With over 100 acts playing across seven stages, plentiful food and drink offerings, and entertainment for young and old, here is an insider’s guide of what not to miss.
AA awards for beachside hotel and restaurant
The Beach at Bude has been recognised for its high quality by the AA, winning accolades for both the restaurant and hotel.
Katherine Ryan and Russell Kane for Cornish comedy festival
Two of comedy’s biggest stars have been confirmed as headliners at Cornwall’s first comedy festival, taking place this August.

RIBA architect joins Cornish consultancy
Cornwall-based Laurence Associates has appointed its first RIBA-accredited architect.
Chef line up announced for 1,000 Mouths
Leading chefs James Knappett, Ben Tish, Gill Meller and Andy Appleton will be joined by teams from River Cottage, Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall and Hawksmoor at Nancarrow Farm near Truro for “1,000 Mouths”.

Beach polo festival celebrates 10 years in style
Watergate Bay basked in three days of sunshine as Aspall Polo on the Beach brought high goal polo, jousting displays, fireworks, beach parties and a host of family entertainment to the north Cornwall beach.
Minehead hotel joins Providence Hospitality following acquisition
A 30 bedroom hotel in West Somerset joins Providence Hospitality’s growing portfolio of UK properties.
Surf and ride weekends in Cornwall
Family farmstay The Olde House are offering adventure packages combining cycling and water sports.
Cornish artisanship on display in Par showroom
The Cornish Bed Company is unveiling a range of its handmade beds in a new showroom near St Austell.
The Avalon and The Latchmere launch bottomless brunch
Starting on 1st July, south London’s favourite boutique pubs, the majestic Avalon in Clapham and the beautiful Latchmere in Battersea will now be serving brunch.
Innovative Cornish confectioner Buttermilk has announced its range of Christmas products for 2017
The range will include their award-winning Mince Pie, Cranberry and Orange, and Irish Cream fudge, as well as some exciting new lines. The range was a sell out in 2016.
Barefoot in the running for five industry awards
We have been shortlisted five times in the CIPR’s Pride Awards for our work on Padstow Christmas Festival and Aspall Polo on the Beach.
Music fans relax in a woodland area at The Wyldes, north Cornwall. Rob Feather
Sarah Johnson, Laurence Associates. Simon Burt
Aspall Polo on the Beach at Watergate Bay, Cornwall. Lewis Harrison-Pinder
The Olde House activity break surf lesson, with Wavehunters at Polzeath. Wavehunters
The showroom above The Cornish Bed Company foundry in Par, Cornwall. Jack Kirby
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Buttermilk's Christmas baubles, which contain caramel seasalt fudge. Kingdom and Sparrow
Fireworks celebrating ten years of Polo on the Beach. Lewis Harrison Pinder

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24 Jul 2017
Fireworks celebrating ten years of Polo on the Beach. Lewis Harrison Pinder

Barefoot in the running for five industry awards

Cornish PR agency Barefoot has been shortlisted five times in the CIPR’s Pride Awards for their work on Padstow Christmas Festival and Aspall Polo on the Beach. The St Wenn agency is one of the most decorated in the South West, having won over a dozen industry awards since 2010, including eight gold and three silver awards in… Read more


14 Jul 2017
Buttermilk's Christmas baubles, which contain caramel seasalt fudge. Kingdom and Sparrow

Buttermilk add to their award-winning Christmas range

Innovative Cornish confectioner Buttermilk has announced its range of Christmas products for 2017. The range will include their award-winning Mince Pie, Cranberry and Orange, and Irish Cream fudge, as well as some exciting new lines. The range was a sell out in 2016. There is the introduction of a festive Gingerbread fudge, a dairy free… Read more


14 Jul 2017
Music fans relax in a woodland area at The Wyldes, north Cornwall. Rob Feather

An insider’s guide to Leopallooza 2017

Leopallooza Festival returns to north Cornwall for its 11th edition this month, 28 to 30 July. 

With over 100 acts playing across seven stages (including newly-announced special guests Sunset Sons), plentiful food and drink offerings, and entertainment for young and old, here is an insider’s guide of what not to miss. A chance to see… Read more


11 Jul 2017

Chef line up announced for 1,000 Mouths

The chef line up has been confirmed for a four day festival of feasts taking place in Cornwall this autumn. Leading chefs James Knappett, Ben Tish, Gill Meller and Andy Appleton will be joined by teams from River Cottage, Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall and Hawksmoor at Nancarrow Farm near Truro for “1,000 Mouths”. Taking place… Read more


29 Jun 2017
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The Avalon and The Latchmere launch bottomless brunch

Saturdays just got spectacular. Starting on 1st July, south London’s favourite boutique pubs, the majestic Avalon in Clapham and the beautiful Latchmere in Battersea will now be serving brunch. Better still, brunch can be made ‘boozy’ and ‘bottomless’ for an additional £20. Between 11am and 5pm, order one main course and enjoy free flowing prosecco or… Read more


26 Jun 2017

Summer ball to celebrate Padstow Christmas Festival’s 10th birthday

Tickets go on sale this week for a special ball to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Padstow’s annual Christmas festival. Set against the backdrop of Padstow’s picturesque harbour, the four-day festival is one of the largest of its kind, attracting chefs from across the country and playing host to the best food, drink and craft… Read more


23 Jun 2017

Award-winning PR agency celebrates 15th birthday

A multi award-winning PR and marketing agency in Cornwall celebrates its 15th birthday this month. Barefoot Media, which is based at St Wenn, south west of Wadebridge, was formed in 2002 by former journalist Jim Michell and currently employs seven staff. The agency specialises in content-led multimedia campaigns for clients involved in food and drink,… Read more


16 Jun 2017
Maximo Park will headline Leopallooza Festival on Saturday 29 July 2017.

Maximo Park join headliners at Cornish festival

Indie four piece Maximo Park will join The Cribs and Gabrielle Aplin as a headliner at Cornwall’s Leopallooza Festival this summer, 28-30 July 2017. Maximo Park, who will headline the Saturday night at the festival, formed in Newcastle in 2000 and have since released six albums, two of which went gold. The band’s debut record… Read more


06 Jun 2017

Katherine Ryan and Russell Kane for Cornish comedy festival

Two of comedy’s biggest stars have been confirmed as headliners at Cornwall’s first comedy festival, taking place this August. Katherine Ryan and Russell Kane join the previously announced Bill Bailey at Stand Up in The Wyldes, three days of laughter at the home of cult music festival Leopallooza near Bude in north Cornwall. Tickets for… Read more


01 Jun 2017
Sarah Johnson, Laurence Associates. Simon Burt

RIBA architect joins Cornish consultancy

Cornwall-based Laurence Associates has appointed its first RIBA-accredited architect. Sarah Johnson brings more than five years’ experience to the planning-led architectural practice, based at Threemilestone, just west of Truro.  She is an ARB and RIBA Chartered Architect, qualifying in 2012 at the Architectural Association in London before completing Parts I & II at Newcastle University…. Read more


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