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SEPTEMBER 2006
Friday 1 September Creatures of the Night 7.30pm -11pm approx - Meet: Kit Hill Summit, SX
375 714 - discover the wonders of night time flying creatures with the aid of bat detectors and
moth traps. Led by bat and moth specialist, Martin Summers. Please bring torch and wear warm
clothes. Sorry, no dogs. Cost: £2 adults, £1 under 16s/over 60s (to include cup of soup).
Booking is essential on 01579 351163, email: info@tamarvalley.org.uk Organiser: Kit Hill
Country Park
Saturday 2 September Minerals, Moths & More… At Morwellham 2 - 5pm - Nature & Geology
Walk: 6 -7pm Soup (and geological activities for children) 7pm till late - Bat & Moth Watch -
Venue: Morwellham Quay, SX 446 697 - Morwellham provides the venue for an afternoon’s
stroll along a nature trail learning to recognise the abundance of flora and fauna that lives there,
including reeds and orchids. Discover medicinal uses of many plants, and folklore, or make your
own collage of things that are found along the walk. Martin Summers will explain the geology of
the area (including the formation of granite and why the Tamar and Tavy have such steep, gorge-
like sides so close to the sea) and examine the mineral pile on site. Following soup, an evening of
Bat & Moth Watching can be enjoyed. Cost: Adults £2, Children 50p, payable on the day Please
wear suitable footwear and clothing. Bring a torch for later. Welcome for whole session, or parts
to suit you. Booking essential on 01579 351163, info@tamarvalley.org.uk Information: for an
informal chat, or to book/cancel after 5pm Friday, please contact Martin Summers – 01822
841176 Organiser: Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)
Sunday 3 September Lowland Amble
2 -4pm - Meet: Adit Car Park, Kit Hill, SX 379 714 - a 2-mile amble around Kit Hill Country
Park to discover the wonders of the Western Heath and learn about local history. Led by the
Countryside Wardens. Rough, uneven terrain, please wear sensible footwear and clothing. Under
16s to be accompanied by responsible adult. Sorry, no dogs. No charge but booking is essential
on 01579 351163, email: info@tamarvalley.org.uk Organiser: Kit Hill Country Park
Sunday 3 September Opera Box -Die Fledermaus (By Johann Strauss)
Concert starts at 6pm - Gardens open for picnic at 4pm - The Rum Store at Carnglaze Caverns,
St Neot. Composed non-stop in forty-two ‘nights of veritable rapture’ this is the ‘The Waltz
King’s’ most celebrated and popular operetta – intoxicatingly melodious and exuberant. Mistaken
identities, flirtations, elegant frivolities and confusion abound in this enthralling production
presented by Opera Box. Die Fledermaus provides a hilarious vehicle for some of the most
captivating music ever written and is certain to enchant and delight audiences. Tickets £18.50 on
01579 320251 or
www.carnglaze.com
Thursday 7 – Sunday 10 September National RS 300 & RS 600 Sailing Championships
To be held in Looe Bay - organised by Looe Sailing Club. Details 01503 262559
Thursday 7 September Autumnal Equinox Walk 6.30pm -start from the Hurlers car park,
Minions - a distance of approx. 2 miles. As summer starts to fade, take time out to have a
relaxing walk amongst the stone circles and barrows of Bodmin Moor. A full moon will
hopefully ensure a magical evening and give us some insight into ancient man’s uses for the
mysterious stones he placed there over 3,000 years ago. Cost £3. Please bring a torch. Tel
01503 262072 for details. Walk leader Mark Camp.
Friday 8 September Nigel Shaw & Carolyn Hillier in Concert
7.30pm Sterts Theatre, Upton Cross, Liskeard - this will be the only opportunity for Nigel &
Carolyn’s many fans to catch them in concert in Cornwall this year, so don’t miss out book
now. Tickets £9.50/£7.50. Details on 01579 362382 or www.sterts.co.uk
Saturday 9 September Ladies Day
11am - 4pm - St Cleer Memorial Hall - a day of pampering and the chance to sample various
therapies and products. Free admission. Details on 01579 346789
Saturday 9 September Perseus and the Gorgon’s Head (Puppetcraft) 7.30pm Sterts Theatre,
Upton Cross, Liskeard A play with people and puppets by Adrian Mitchell Music by Andrew
Dickson Designed and directed by John Roberts The epic adventures of Perseus…with puppets,
live music and song…told by the Greek Gods themselves! Follow our reluctant hero on his
fantastic (and humorous) journey to slay the terrible Gorgon,whose gaze will turn you to stone
!!! For everyone from 7 years and over… including adults! No under 5's will be admitted. £6.50/
£5.00. Details on 01579 362382 or www.sterts.co.uk
Saturday 9 September Barry Cryer and Colin Sell
Concert starts at 8pm - The Rum Store at Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot. For many years now,
Barry Cryer and Colin Sell have wandered around this great nation of ours looking for people
who are in need of a good laugh and giving them one! At long last they have found Carnglaze
and it’s our turn to have our ribs royally tickled. Barry is the undisputed ‘King of the one-liner’.
He’s written for great comics such as Morecambe and Wise and Tommy Cooper. Barry is rated
as one of the best joke tellers in the business. Here is your chance to join in by placing a topic in
BARRY’S BUCKET before the show starts, this will enable Barry to demonstrate his ability to
tell a joke or an anecdote about any subject on earth. ‘I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue’s’ very own
Colin Sell not only accompanies Barry on the piano but also doubles as the scenery! So come
along, sit back and giggle your socks off with the non-stop merriment and song! Tickets £15 on
01579 320251 or www.carnglaze.com
Friday 15 - Saturday September Brunel Weekend
Details at later date on the commemorations of Mr Brunel’s death on 15th September 1859
Saturday 16 September Torpoint Carnival 1pm - Cambridge Field, St James Road, Torpoint –
with stalls and displays. 3pm Judging Carnival entries. 4pm Grand Procession led by the Band of
HM Royal Marines, Plymouth. Details on 01752 813164 or 811220
Sunday 17 September Looe - Polperro Cliff Walk
9am - starting at Hannafore, West Looe -a walk along the Coastal Footpath from Looe to
Polperro, with transport back. Organised by Liskeard Branch of The British Heart Foundation.
Details on 01579 362593
Wednesday 20 September Social Table Tennis New Members Afternoon
2pm -Village Hall, Antony, Nr Torpoint -Crafthole & District Churches Table Tennis Club
prospective new members afternoon. Come along and give it a try, ability not important.
Admission free. Details on 01503 230933
Thursday 21 - Sunday 24 September Looe Valley Walking Festival
Details to be confirmed - for further information nearer the date call Looe Tourist Information
Centre on 01503 262072
Thursday 21 September Social Table Tennis New Members Evening
8pm - Village Hall, Antony, Nr Torpoint - Crafthole & District Churches Table Tennis Club
prospective new members evening. Come along and give it a try, ability not important.
Admission free. Details on 01503 230933
Friday 22 - Sunday 24 September Gifts of Creation
St Stephens Church, Saltash - to include floral displays, art exhibition by local artists and various
crafts. For further information call 01752 518529
Sunday 24 September Antique & Collectors Fairs
10am - 4pm Liskeard School & Community College, Luxstowe, Liskeard - featuring furniture,
linen, ceramics, glass, jewellery, stamps, postcards, paintings etc. Admission 50p. Contact 01579
383005 or 07977 908486 email john@leminj.fsnet.co.uk
Sunday 24 September Classic Cars
10am - 5.30pm - Morwellham Quay, Nr Tavistock – an opportunity to see a large variety of
classic and vintage cars. There will be a chance to meet the different classic car clubs and find
out more about the history and mechanics. The cars will be on display around the village centre.
Details on 01822 833808 or www.morwellham-quay.co.uk
Saturday 30 September St Matthews Fair
Charity and trade stalls, sideshows, entertainment. Funfair. In and around Liskeard. Organised
by Liskeard Lions Club. Details 01579 345409
Saturday 30 September Dance
8pm - 11pm - Harrowbarrow Village Hall - organised by Callington New Outlook Club. Details
01579 350336
Saturday 30 September Pink Fraud Concert starts 8pm - The Rum Store at Carnglaze Caverns,
St Neot. -The only truly authentic Pink Floyd show around, playing what they consider to be the
quintessential, ground breaking Floyd. This year they celebrate the 35th anniversary of Dark side
of the moon, and Live at Pompeii. With their usual perfectionism and their stunning attention to
detail the whole 7 piece enchilada will be here. Pink Fraud bring you Dave Guillemot, Roger
Tortoise, Rick Mite and Nick Bison (we’ve lots of animals for you this year!) these guys
promise the moon and being the stars they are they always deliver. Tickets £13.50 on 01579
320251 or www.carnglaze.com
OCTOBER 2006
Wednesday 4 October Callington Honey Fair
Throughout the day - street market, fun fair, street entertainers, honey exhibits and
competitions, art displays and lots more. Details 07875 075755
Saturday 7 October Ploughing Match
9.30am -Tregamellyn Farm, Lansallos, Nr Looe. Organised by Lanreath & District Ploughing
Association. Details on 01503 220351
Saturday 7 October The Cavern Beatles
Concert starts 8pm -The Rum Store, Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot - last year they wowed us all
with their 1965 tour this year they will be exploring a multitude of the Fab Four’s hits. Forty
years on, and the music of The Beatles remains as fresh and uplifting as it was back in the
“swinging sixties”. The classic songs that have now inspired and influenced generations are
performed with passion and reverence by The Cavern Beatles. Drawing on an extensive
repertoire of hits and album tracks, the band perform totally live, and produce a fully authentic
representation of the music with careful attention to detail. Tickets £13.50 on 01579 320251
www.carnglaze.com
Saturday 14 October Quiz Night
7.30pm at Callington Town Hall - organised by Callington New Outlook club. Details 01579
350336 or visit www.callington.uk.net and click on Callington New outlook page
Saturday 14 October The Animals
Concert starts 8pm - The Rum Store, Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot - the Animals are one of the
most important bands originating from England during the '60s. The group is widely considered
the raunchiest, the dirtiest, the spottiest, and the most authentic and uncompromisingly raw band
of their time. Formed in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, the group reflected their earthy upbringing with
hard-charging, blues-based rock 'n roll, deriving much of their early repertoire from American
Blues and R&B sources Tickets £12.50 on 01579 320251 www.carnglaze.com
Saturday 14 – Sunday 15 October Arts &Crafts Fair
10am -4pm - Sheviock Memorial Hall, Crafthole - arts and crafts from all around the South East
Cornwall area identifying many cottage industries. Refreshments. Details on 01503 230048
Tuesday 17 October Heathland Management
10am -3pm - Meet: Kit Hill entrance car park, SX 383 713 - join the Kit Hill Countryside
Wardens for a day of gorse bashing and burning. Please wear sturdy boots or wellies and old
warm clothes. Please bring packed lunch and drink. Information: 01579 370030 Organiser: Kit
Hill Country Park
Sunday 22 October Antique & Collectors Fairs
10am - 4pm -St Mellion Golf & Country Club - featuring Ceramics, Glass, Jewellery, Linen,
Stamps, Postcards, Furniture, Paintings etc. Further details 01579 383005 or 07977 908486
Saturday 28 October Fungi Foray
10.30am - meet Ponts Mill map ref: SX072 562 - come to Luxulyan Valley and discover more
about the world of Fungi with Matt Lewis, countryside warden of the National Trust. Organised
by the Friends of Luxulyan Valley. Cost to non members £1.50. Details on 01726 850417.
Saturday 28 October Stamp Fair & Exhibition
10am - 4pm - Public Hall, West Street, Liskeard - exhibition and sale of stamps with up to 20
dealers present with an opportunity to buy and sell. Free entry, 6.30pm refreshments. Organised
by Cornwall Philatelic Society. Details 01726 72637
Saturday 28 October Halloween at the Quay
Morwellham Quay, Nr Tavistock - come if you dare we will be running spooky train rides into
the mines, scary ghost stories in the cottages, fancy dress competitions, gruelling food and
fantastic games. Booking essential on 01822 833808
Saturday 28 October Talon ~ The Best of The Eagles
Concert starts 8pm - The Rum Store, Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot - back for their fourth year
after three sell-out concerts at Carnglaze these accomplished musicians are ready once again to
transport us back to the 70’s! Buy your tickets well in advance, we tell you every year and yet
still some of you miss this exceptional band. They really are the best! ‘Talon performed a tight
set of Eagles hits that had the audience dancing in the aisles -Take It Easy, Lying Eyes, Take It
To The Limit and a truly beautiful version of Desperado were played with gusto, reverence and
professionalism that underlined the moniker of their blurb as to being the best Eagles tribute
around.’ Tickets £14 on 01579 320251
www.carnglaze.com
Saturday 28 October Combined Concert
7.30pm - Callington Community College - Callington Town Band are joined by Marshside Band.
Details on 01579 383741.
Sunday 29 October Antique & Collectors Fairs
10am - 4pm Liskeard School & Community College, Luxstowe, Liskeard - featuring furniture,
linen, ceramics, glass, jewellery, stamps, postcards, paintings etc. Admission 50p. Contact 01579
383005 or 07977 908486 email john@leminj.fsnet.co.uk
Sunday 29 October The Royal British Legion Poppy Concert
Public Hall, West Street, Liskeard. Details 01579 346808
NOVEMBER 2006
Saturday 4 November Firework Night Polperro
6.30pm - Polperro Harbour - judging the Guy, fireworks and BBQ. Details 01503 272225
Saturday 4 November Whizz Bang Boogie
Concert starts 6.45pm (fireworks 7.30pm) -The Rum Store, Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot -
Loveny Valley lights up with a veritable rainbow of soaring lights as the firework display fills the
natural bowl with raucous explosions! The sulphurous smell mingles with the sumptuous
sausages and burgers cooked for your delight by St Neot Scouts group. Then as the smoke takes
over from the sky you can wander into the Rum Store to enjoy a good old boogie with King Earl
and his Boogie Men (Remember Mungo Jerry?). It’s one of our favourite nights of the year and
by the way tickets start selling in January it’s one of yours too! Celebration Fireworks excel
themselves each year trying to out do their previous masterpiece! So come along and be part of
the whizz, the bangs and then the boogie! Held in Aid of St Neot Scout Group Tickets £10
Children under 16 £5 on 01579 320251 www.carnglaze.com
Saturday 4 November All Day Breakfast
Memorial Hall, Crafthole - a chance to enjoy a fried breakfast throughout the day - for details on
times and cost call 01503 230334
Saturday 4 November Poppy Dance
To be held in the upstairs room -The Royal British Legion, Barn Street, Liskeard. Details 01579
348452
Friday November 10 - Sunday 10 December 2nd Taste South East Cornwall Food Festival.
With wine tasting, food fairs, walks, food factory visits, farmers and fish markets, mystery food
tours and lots more including fine dining. For details contact 01503 263593 or visit www.Taste-
SouthEastCornwall.com
Saturday 11 November Swimathon
Time to be confirmed - Lux Park Leisure Centre, Liskeard - organised by the Liskeard Branch
of British Heart Foundation. Further details on 01579 346505
Saturday 11 November Grand Firework & Bonfire Display 6.30pm bonfire 7.15pm fireworks at
Parsons Meadow, Rilla Mill -with hot refreshments available. Adults £2: Children 50p (to be
reviewed) Details 01579 362526
Saturday 11 November Canoryon Lowen - Carmina Burana By Carl Orff
Concert starts 8pm - The Rum Store, Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot - performed by the Canoryon
Lowen singers and dance company - Musical Director Nick Hart - Choreography by Julie
Baxter. This collection of mediaeval songs, set to the most thrilling, rhythmic music, and
accompanied by double piano and percussion ensemble, will be presented as it was originally
intended – as a dance. In what promises to be a visual and auditory feast, the production will
make full use of the unique atmosphere of the caves at Carnglaze to capture the essence of this
pagan piece. Canoryon Lowen, under the direction of Nick Hart, is established as one of the
most accomplished and versatile choral ensembles in Cornwall. The choir is pleased to draw on
professionally trained dancers from across Devon and Cornwall to realise this unique production.
Tickets £10 on 01579 320251 www.carnglaze.com
Sunday 12 November Archaeological Management
10am -3.30pm - Meet: Kit Hill entrance car park, SX 383 713 - join the Countryside Wardens
for a day of vegetation clearance to help conserve the archaeology around South Kit Hill Mine.
Please wear stout boots or wellies, old clothes, bring packed lunch and a drink. Information on
01579 370030. Organiser: Kit Hill Country Park
Thursday 16 November Peopling the Past in the Tamar Valley
7.30pm - Tamar Valley Methodist Church, Albaston, Nr Gunnislake - a great opportunity to
listen to a talk by John Goodridge, from the Morwellham & Tamar Valley Trust. The evening
will bring to life some of the old, lesser-known names from the past, who were involved with
roofing, tiling, glazing, hedging, draining and other skills in the Valley, which fashion the scenery
and landscape we admire today. Cost: £3 per person – payable on the day. Refreshments
available after the talk. Booking is essential on 01579 351163, email: info@tamarvalley.org.uk
Organiser: Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)
Friday 17 November Ten Pin Bowling & Skittles Evening
At Looe Bay Holiday Park, Nr Looe - fun evening in aid of Liskeard Branch of the Bristish
Heart Foundation. Basket meals available. Fort further details of time etc call 01579 340041.
Saturday 18 November Kit Hill Craft Fair
Tavistock Town Hall 01822 617232
Saturday 25 November Christmas Bazaar
10.30am - 2.30pm - St Cleer Memorial Hall - gifts and decorations, seasonal refreshments. £5
per table. Details 01579 344747
Saturday 25 November The Rogue Theatre
Concert starts 8pm - The Rum Store, Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot - after their highly acclaimed
rendition of Beauty vs the Beast, The Rogue Theatre returns to the Caverns with their new
show for 2006. A Cornish company committed to taking exciting risks in creating brave theatre
which is thrilling, real and magical. You can expect a compelling evening of explosive physical
theatre, inventive storytelling, humour and live music. Tickets Adults £10 children under 16yrs
£5 on 01579 320251 www.carnglaze.com
Sunday 26 November Antique & Collectors Fairs
10am - 4pm Liskeard School & Community College, Luxstowe, Liskeard - featuring furniture,
ceramics, glass, linen, jewellery, stamps, postcards, paintings etc. Admission 50p. Contact 01579
383005 or 07977 908486 email john@leminj.fsnet.co.uk
DECEMBER 2006
Friday 1 - Sunday 31 December Another View Photographic Exhibition
National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth - celebrating 50 years of Areas of Outstanding Natural
Beauty. Regional exhibition of images from the South West’s protected landscapes.
Friday 1 December Looe Christmas Lights & Santa
6pm (tbc) - Around Looe. Details on 01503 263737
Friday 1 – Saturday 2 December Kit Hill Craft Fair
Tavistock Town Hall – Details on 01822 617232
Saturday 2 - Sunday 3 December The Alternative Christmas Present Show
10am -5pm - The Rum Store at Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot - the Alternative Christmas Present
Show attracts a wide range of Crafts from all over Cornwall, interspersed with an elite group of
Crystal Dealers and Mineralogists. The Rum Store is transformed into an Aladdin’s cave of
delightful ideas for Christmas treats for all the family. An ideal opportunity for anyone who hasn’
t ventured underground to our wonderful subterranean lake, as the guided tour fees include the
entrance fee to the show! Tickets £2. Under 12’s free. Details 01579 320251 or www.carnglaze.
com
Sunday 3 December Antique & Collectors Fairs
10am - 4pm -St Mellion Golf & Country Club - featuring Ceramics, Glass, Jewellery, Linen,
Stamps, Postcards, Furniture, Paintings etc. Further details 01579 383005 or 07977 908486
Tuesday 5 December Heathland Management
10am -3.30pm - Meet Kit Hill entrance car park, SX 383 713 - Join the Countryside Wardens
for a day of Gorse bashing and burning on Kit Hill as part of International Volunteer Day. Mince
pies and hot chocolate provided. Please wear stout boots or wellies, old clothes, bring packed
lunch and a drink Information: 01579 370030. Organiser: Kit Hill Country Park.
Saturday 9 December Christmas Bazaar
10.30am Riverside Church, West Looe Quay. Further details 01503 263967/262807
Saturday 9 December Xmas Lights
5.30pm - Big Green Polperro - mulled wine, mince pies, stalls and Father Christmas. Details
01503 272250
Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 December Christmas Food Festival
Morwellham Quay, Nr Tavistock - with festive food, Christmas crafts with Father Christmas
down the mine during the day. Later there will be wonderful Christmas carols accompanied by a
brass band. Details 01822 833808 www.morwellham-quay.co.uk
Sunday 10 December Santa Sleigh
The Lions Club of Torpoint and Rame tour the Peninsula with Santa in tow, collecting for local
charities. Details 01752 822524
Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 December Brewed in Cornwall
12noon - 7pm - The Rum Store at Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot - a sumptuous event set to make
your taste buds tingle. Try the best of Cornish beverages in the ideal cellar conditions at
Carnglaze. Brewers, Vineries, Cider Makers get together so that you can sample their wares and
buy for Christmas and New Year celebrations. Add to this some choice Cornish foods and some
excellent entertainment and you have exactly what it says on the tin, barrel or bottle “A
celebration of Brewed in Cornwall.” Entrance £2. Details 01579 320251 or www.carnglaze.com
Thursday 14 December Looe’s Torchlight Procession & Carol Service
Approx 6.30pm - various start points in West and East Looe meeting up on the Quayside.
Details on 01503 262255
Friday 15 December Maddy Prior & Steeleye Span
Concert starts - 8pm - The Rum Store at Carnglaze Caverns, St Neot - folk rock pioneers are
back live in Concert 2006. A Christmas Present for us all, a Christmas concert not to be missed!
Since their debut in 1969, Steeleye Span have been one of the most influential names in British
roots music. Pioneers of folk-rock, Steeleye Span changed the face of folk music forever, taking
it into the world of gold discs and international tours. With members past and present reading
like a who’s who of folk music, Steeleye has always remained at the forefront of the genre.
Following the huge success of their 35th anniversary tour in 2004, and the release of Babylon,
this year Steeleye will be back on the road with a new Live double album. Maddy Prior at the
helm of a line-up featuring fiddler extraordinaire Peter Knight, Rick Kemp on bass, Ken Nicol
(Albion Band) on guitar and Liam Genockey on drums. Tickets £17.50. Details 01579 320251
or www.carnglaze.com
Sunday 31 December Antique & Collectors Fairs
10am - 4pm Liskeard School & Community College, Luxstowe, Liskeard – featuring furniture,
linen, ceramics, glass, jewellery, stamps, postcards, paintings etc. Admission 50p. Contact 01579
383005 or 07977 908486 email john@leminj.fsnet.co.uk
Sunday 31 December Looe’s New Year’s Eve Celebrations And Fireworks
Fireworks at Midnight on the seafront. Details on 01503 262255