North Cornwall NT Events

Events coming up in North Cornwall from the National Trust:

2015

Feb half term 16-20th
Easter school hols Sat 28
March – Sun 12 April
(Easter weekend is 3-6 April)
May half term 25-29th May
August bank holiday is back to the last Monday of the month – Aug 31st.

Rag rug workshop
Wed 18 Feb
Old Post Office in Tintagel
Join our volunteer group for the day and learn the art of rag rugging.

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Big beach clean at Holywell and Crantock
Wednesday 18 March
Come along and help us get Crantock and Holywell beaches looking their glorious best ready for the Easter holidays. Choose from either Crantock or Holywell.
Bags, litterpickers and gloves provided.
Meet at the National Trust’s Holywell car park (Grid reference SW 767 587, TR8 5PF) at 10am or Crantock car park (grid reference SW 789 608, TR8 5SE) at 1pm.
Time: 10am -3pm
Bring: Wear appropriate clothing.
Cost: Free
Booking: Not needed

Big beach clean at Sandymouth
Friday 20 March
Come along and help us get Sandymouth beach looking its fantastic best ready for the Easter holiday. Bags, litterpickers and gloves provided.
Meet at Sandymouth car park.
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm
Bring: Wear appropriate clothing
Cost: Free
Booking: Not needed

‘Cloam cuisine’
Monday 23 – Sunday 29 March
Old Post Office in Tintagel
A chance to see our traditional cloam oven lit and used to produce baked goods. The oven will only be fired on certain days, please call the property to find out more.

Wonderful Boscastle, wonderful wildlife Boscastle Walking Week
Wednesday 22 April
Starting from the National Trust Visitor Centre in Boscastle harbour, we will walk along the wooded Valency Valley before climbing up and out to the spectacular cliffs of Beeny and Pentargon, then follow the coast path back through coastal meadows to the historic harbour.
Part of Boscastle Walking Week (April 17 – 25)
See http://www.boscastlefestival.co.uk
Meet at the National Trust Visitor Centre, Boscastle. Grid Reference SX 096 914, PL35 0HD
Time: 10.30am – 3.30pm
Bring: Wear suitable walking gear and bring lunch, camera and binoculars.
Cost: £8
Booking: Booking essential. National Trust Visitor Centre, Boscastle 01840 250010

National Trust & Cadbury Easter Egg Trail at Boscastle
Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 April (Easter weekend)
Discover more about Boscastle and its history. Follow clues around a harbour trail to claim a Cadbury chocolate egghead.
Meet at the National Trust Visitor Centre in Boscastle harbour
Time: 11am – 3pm
Bring: N/A
Cost: £2 per trail
Booking: Not needed

Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 April (Easter weekend)
Join the National Trust and Cadbury for our fun coastal themed egg trails rewarded with a Cadbury chocolate Egghead. There will be an easy route for youngsters and a more challenging one for older chocolate lovers.
Meet at the National Trust Crantock car park (parking charge applies for non members). Grid reference SW 789 608, TR8 5RN
Time: 11am – 3pm
Bring: N/A
Cost: £2 per trail
Booking: Not needed

‘Easter Eggsplorer’
Sat 4 – Sun 5 April
Old Post Office in Tintagel
Become an explorer! Hunt out the clues around the house and garden to claim your Cadbury’s chocolaty prize. A fun and educational trail for all ages.
£2 per trail.

‘Rag rejuvenation’
Monday 13 – Sunday 26 April
Old Post Office in Tintagel

Workshop on 22 April
Old Post Office in Tintagel
An exhibition of home furnishings using the many differing techniques of rag rug making and up-cycling duvet covers and curtains. Come and explore the art of rag-cycling and try it for yourself.

Rag rug workshop
Wed 22 April
Old Post Office in Tintagel
Join our volunteer group for the day and learn the art of rag rugging.

Sun and stars at Carnewas
Saturday 23 May
Join National Trust rangers and Kernow Astronomers for some stargazing at this stunning cliff-top location, recently awarded Dark Skies status. As the sun, our nearest star, sets slowly into the sea, we may see any sunspots and flares on its surface with a special solar scope. The moon will follow closely behind. Look for “seas”, mountains and craters through telescopes. Thousands of stars of various colours and brightness will gradually appear and local astronomers with telescopes will guide you through our amazing Cornish sky.
Meet at the National Trust Carnewas car park. Grid reference SW 850 690, PL27 7UW
Time: 7pm-9.30pm (have to put an end time on the No-Frills system)
Bring: Wear warm clothes
Cost: Free
Booking: Not needed

‘Pottering about Tintagel’ Monday 25 –Sunday 31 May
Old Post Office in Tintagel
Potter around the house and garden to discover beautiful ceramics. Potter, Steve Booton is here to demonstrate his work on certain days of the week. Please call the property for more information.

Marine Discovery Day PMCG/NT/CWT event
Thursday 28 May
Cornwall Wildlife Trust, the National Trust and Polzeath Marine Conservation Group among many others are joining forces to bring you a Marine Day you will never forget. Come and celebrate our seas in Polzeath – learn fun and fascinating facts about our amazing marine life, create beach sculptures, take part in arts/crafts animation, learn how to save dolphins with marine life rescue experts and much, much more.
Meet on Polzeath Beach. Grid reference SW 937 790, PL27 6TA
Time: 11am-4pm
Bring: N/A
Cost: Free
Booking: Not needed

Quilt exhibition – ‘The little house of Tintagel’
Monday 15 – Sunday 28 June
Old Post Office in Tintagel
Desc based around little house on Prairie books.
Why not come and be inspired to make your own or try to win a unique craft piece in our raffle?

Diggin’ Deeper – The marvelous history of a medieval longhouse
Old Post Office in Tintagel
Saturday 11 – Sunday 26 July

As part of the Festival of British Archaeology, discover how this historic house would have looked over 600 years ago and how it has evolved over time. Let your little treasures become archaeologists for the day with hands-on activities in the cottage garden.

Rag rug workshop
Wed 29 July
Old Post Office in Tintagel
Join our volunteer group for the day and learn the art of rag rugging.
Summer fun activities ‘Fun in the sun’
Old Post Office in Tintagel
11-4pm

Summer fun activities ‘Fun in the sun’
Old Post Office in Tintagel
11-4pm
Wed 5 Aug – Create wild art as no.__ of 50 things to do
Old Post Office in Tintagel

Summer fun activities ‘Fun in the sun’
Old Post Office in Tintagel
11-4pm
Wed 12 Aug – Hunt for bugs & make a home for an animal as no. ___ of 50 things to do

Rag rug workshop
Wed 19 Aug
Old Post Office in Tintagel
Join our volunteer group for the day and learn the art of rag rugging.

Playful pottery with Steve Booton
Fri 28 – Mon 31 Aug – ,

Old Post Office in Tintagel
£2 per pot

Heritage Open Day
Old Post Office in Tintagel
Saturday 12 September
Free entry to house and garden for all visitors as part of the national celebration of our culture.

‘Kitchener’s architect’
Old Post Office in Tintagel
Monday 7 – Sunday 20 Sept
Part of 100 faces, 100 years project – Detmar Blow

Cloam oven – ‘The little bake off’
Old Post Office in Tintagel
Monday 5 – Sunday 11 Oct
A chance to see our traditional cloam oven lit and used to produce baked goods. The oven will only be lit on certain days; please call us to find out more.

Haunting half-term
Old Post Office in Tintagel
Saturday 24 – Sunday 31 Oct
Discover the house in a different light this half-term with our ultra-violet light trail. £2 per trail with a Hallowe’en treat to take home.

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