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27 May 2016
Sean Gee

Details revealed for Cornish beach banquets

Carlyon Beach, on the south coast of Cornwall, will be collaborating with local and national chefs to deliver two beach banquets this summer, prepared and served right on the water’s edge. The first banquet, taking place from 5pm on Saturday 9 July, will be created by Glynn Wellington, head chef at The Globe restaurant in… Read more

25 May 2016
Daniel Bristow

A revamp for West Dulwich beer garden

The garden at south London pub The Rosendale has seen a recent renovation in time for the spring bank holiday. The handsome West Dulwich pub is one of seven sites owned by Three Cheers Pub Co, which was set up in 2003 by childhood friends Tom Peake, Mark Reynolds and Nick Fox. Beer Garden Co.’s… Read more

20 May 2016
A frisbee on Carlyon Beach Barefoot Media

Frisbee golf arrives at Carlyon Beach

The UK’s only permanent beach-based Frisbee golf course will be opening at Carlyon Beach, near St Austell, on Saturday 28 May 2016, with a free to attend, family-friendly launch party. Live music will accompany two tournaments taking place during the day: one for under-18s in the morning, and an adults’ tournament in the afternoon. Frisbee… Read more

17 May 2016

Summer opening for South East Cornwall pub

South East Cornwall will see an exciting new pub open this summer. The Carew Arms in the village of Antony, near Torpoint, previously known as The Ring O’Bells, is currently undergoing extensive renovation, and will re-open from mid-July 2016. A collaboration between Emily Watkins, winner of the South West region on BBC2’s Great British Menu… Read more

12 May 2016

Bank holiday beer festival at St Tudy Inn

Chef Emily Scott will be hosting a beer festival at St Tudy Inn over the spring bank holiday weekend. Guests will be able to sample a range of drinks throughout the weekend and enjoy live music. Caron and Des Archer of award-winning microbrewery Padstow Brewing Company are showcasing a range of their beers, straight from… Read more

11 May 2016

Surf and cycle activity breaks at Cornish farmstay

A Cornish farmstay has launched a new weekend package combining cycling with water sports. The offer includes two nights accommodation in one of the 30 cottages at The Olde House and a choice of activities over two days from £96.00 per person*. Cycle the Camel Trail on day one; then choose from adrenalin fuelled water… Read more

04 May 2016

Gardening scheme reaches fundraising target

A Cornish scheme that uses gardening to support people with learning disabilities has reached their fundraising target to buy a new fruit cage. People and Gardens is a Cornish community interest company based at Watering Lane Nursery, at Pentewan, near St Austell. Staff launched a Crowdfunder campaign on 9 March 2016 to raise the £1,500… Read more

26 Apr 2016
Clio's Van du Van at the Beach Banquet, Carlyon Beach, Cornwall. Sean Gee

Celebrate English Wine Week at Carlyon Beach

Carlyon Beach, on the south coast of Cornwall, will host the first in a series of intimate wine tastings on Saturday 4 June 2016, coinciding with English Wine Week. The event is organised and run by local wine expert Clio Collar, who will be serving up a selection of English wines from her ‘Van du… Read more

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

2016 Carlyon Beach events programme announced

Carlyon Beach has announced the first part of its events programme for 2016, with the majority utilising the pop-up and events space on Crinnis Beach. Further events will be announced in the coming months. Highlights include the opening of the UK’s first beach-based frisbee golf course, performances from both Rogue Theatre and Miracle Theatre, and… Read more

04 Apr 2016
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Cornish producers collaborate to create gin-flavoured fudge

Artisan confectioner Buttermilk and Cornish spirits producer Southwestern Distillery have collaborated to produce two brand new fudge flavours. Buttermilk worked closely with Tarquin Leadbetter, founder of Southwestern Distillery to create limited edition Tarquin’s Gin and Pastis fudge products for Craft Gin Club members. The limited edition treats packs of gin, pastis and vanilla fudge are… Read more