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11 Aug 2016

Autumn adventure breaks at Cornish farmstay

A Cornish farmstay is inviting guests to make the most of quieter bike trails and warmer seas this autumn with a weekend package combining cycling and water sports. Jaime Hawkey, manager at The Olde House in North Cornwall, said: “Many people associate Cornwall with the summer, but in the autumn it really comes into its… Read more

27 Jul 2016

Cinema pops up on Cornish beach

Carlyon Beach on the south coast of Cornwall will be home to a pop-up cinema this August, screening three blockbuster films right on the water’s edge. Each film shares a common nautical theme, with screenings over three consecutive days: Friday 19 August – Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl Saturday 20 August –… Read more

25 Jul 2016
Jean-Philippe Baudey

Stylish new field-to-fork pub opens in South East Cornwall

The Carew Arms in the village of Antony, near Torpoint, is now open following extensive renovation. Serving a range of seasonal dishes and bar snacks using locally-sourced ingredients, the pub will also incorporate a General Store with a café space serving barista coffees and cakes. On the first floor guests will find the Loft Dining… Read more

15 Jul 2016
Buttermilk's Christmas sharing boxes. Kingdom and Sparrow

Artisan confectioner launches new Christmas products

Innovative Cornish confectioner Buttermilk has announced its range of Christmas products for 2016. Bodmin-based Buttermilk is adding three festive flavours to its award-winning confectionery range. Mince Pie Crumbly Fudge, Cranberry and Orange Smooth Fudge, and Irish Cream Crumbly Fudge will be available in Christmas-themed sharing boxes. The artisan confectioner is also launching a Christmas gift… Read more

14 Jul 2016

Cornwall’s biggest Christmas festival announced

The organisers of Padstow Christmas Festival have revealed plans for this year’s event which will take place from Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 December 2016. Now in its ninth year, the award-winning free event is Cornwall’s largest food festival, expected to welcome over 50,000 visitors. Taking place in the heart of Padstow, the volunteer-run event… Read more

14 Jul 2016
David Griffen

Battersea pub The Latchmere celebrates the Olympics with a Brazilian-inspired pop-up bar

In honour of the Rio Olympics, leading gastropub The Latchmere in Battersea will host a rum and cachaça pop up bar in its beautiful beer garden. From Friday 12th to Sunday 14th of August, on what’s set to be the most successful sporting weekend for Team GB, caipirinhas, caipiroskas and Brazilian cervejas will be the… Read more

12 Jul 2016
The second Beach Banquet organised by Carlyon Beach was held at Crinnis. Sean Gee

London chefs head west to prepare Cornish beach banquet

Top London chefs will be travelling to Cornwall this August to deliver a wood-fired beach banquet, prepared with Cornish produce and cooked right on the sand. Matt Chatfield of The Cornwall Project has put together a team of chefs from cutting-edge restaurants on the London food scene, including: Shuko Oda, head chef at Japanese noodle bar… Read more

30 Jun 2016

Full steam ahead for Buttermilk

Passengers onboard Great Western Railway’s high-speed trains will now be able to buy gluten-free artisan confectionery made by Buttermilk. Sharing boxes of Buttermilk’s Caramel Sea Salt and Clotted Cream Fudge will be available to purchase from the buffet car between London Paddington and Penzance, and other routes. They will be priced at £4 each for the 150g packs. The… Read more

23 Jun 2016
Buttermilk-sharing-packs-press release

National supermarket listing for artisan confectionery business

Artisan confectioner Buttermilk has secured its first major national retailer, which will see its products available across the UK from the end of June. Sainsbury’s will be stocking four of Buttermilk’s lines at its top stores as part of its new “premium sugar confectionery” category. The products include sharing boxes of Buttermilk’s bestselling Caramel Sea Salt Fudge; Vanilla… Read more

16 Jun 2016
Summer Season Artists all

Summer comedy in Kennington

Thursday, 16 June sees the start of the brilliant Always Be Comedy summer season at The Tommyfield in Kennington, South London. For six funny weeks, the UK’s best stand ups will be showcasing their sell-out autumn tours or previewing their Edinburgh Festival shows, every Thursday, from 8pm in the upstairs Master Room. Shows are two… Read more