What’s on in Cornwall this July 2021
Discover things to do in Cornwall this July with us…
As more and more live events return to Cornwall, we’re excited to get out there and enjoy the best the county has to offer. Whether you’re a theatre enthusiast, music lover or foodie, there are so many things to do in Cornwall that will suit everyone!
2nd JULY: Bruce Adams and the Craig Milverton Trio, CHYCARA, CARNON DOWNS
Where: 15 minute drive from The Greenbank
If you’re a jazz lover, don’t miss tickets to see Bruce Adams performing with the Craig Milverton Trio. Bringing fantastic jazz sounds, drama and also fantastically funny anecdotes to the stage, this group of musicians will be sure to entertain all evening. Doors open at 6:30pm for guests to get their drinks in, with the music starting at 7.30pm at the stunning Chycara venue. You can buy tickets here.
2nd JUly: A midsummer night’s dream, PENlee park theatre, PENZANCE
Where: 50 minute drive from The Greenbank
Quantum Theatre will be putting on an enchanting show and bringing to life Shakespeare’s endearing comedy of love and intrigue to the stage. This exciting and witty production will be sure to make you fall in love just like the characters. There’s also an opportunity to order a delicious home-made vegetable curry with your tickets, to make you feel even more at home! Find out more details and purchase tickets here.
3rd JUly: SUnrise Yoga Experience, lost gardens of heligan
Where: 55 minute drive from The Greenbank
If there’s a spot to practice yoga and feel utterly relaxed, it’s got to be at the Lost Gardens of Heligan. Join Sarah for a silent early morning wander through these verdant gardens and head to the well-being tent to take part in a beginners’ yoga class. This will then be followed by meditation, another glorious walk and breakfast in the Heligan Kitchen. For just £35, what better way to start the day?
THROUGHOUT JULY: THE ALVERTON SUMMER GARDEN SESSIONS, TRURO
Where: 20 minutes from The Greenbank
Bask in the natural beauty of The Alverton’s private gardens, dine al fresco on their sun-drenched terrace and listen to dreamy acoustic music at their Summer Garden Sessions. With homegrown Cornish talents playing on eight different evenings throughout the summer, all tickets include reserved seating and a cocktail of your choice on arrival. You can buy tickets to the sessions, here.
4th-8th JUly: miracle theatre perform ‘starcrazy’, the minack theatre, porthcurno
Where: 1 hour drive from The Greenbank
Set in the winter of 1957, Stanley is attempting to make contact with other life forms. This cosmic comedy is all about obsession and the rekindling of love, hope and possibility. Written and directed by Bill Scott, and original music by Tom Adams, all are welcome to this event but over the age of seven is recommended. You can buy tickets to this show, here.
8th July: jesca hoop, the cornish bank, falmouth
Where: 10 minute walk from The Greenbank
The first event for Jesca Hoop at The Cornish Bank proved so popular, they had to create a new date! This American singer songwriter, originally from California, writes and performs in diverse music styles. She has collaborated with bands such as Iron & Wine, as well as opened the show for Elbow, Placebo and Andrew Bird. Largely known for her experimental folk rock style, her previous mentor, Tom Waits, described her music as “like going swimming in a lake at night.” We’re certainly intrigued and excited to get tickets for this performance.
16th JULY – 31st July: Wavelength presents: Drive-In Cinema, Watergate Bay
Where: 53 minutes from The Greenbank
Enjoy cult classics from the cliff tops of Cornwall. With a variety of showings, from Dirty Dancing to The Greatest Showman, you can enjoy your favourite films with the incredible backdrop of Watergate Bay. Perfect for the whole family, sit back and relax with snacks and the sunset, at what Timeout Magazine calls “one of the most beautiful outdoor cinemas in the world.” You can choose to buy tickets for a variety of films and dates, here.
24th-26th JULY: Introduction to botanical painting, the eden project
Where: 1 hour from The Greenbank
One of our favourite venues in Cornwall to visit, the Eden Project always has something special waiting in store. On this three day course, you get to join botanical artists from the Eden Project Florilegium Society, who will guide you through various techniques to achieve a finished watercolour painting. This course if suitable for both beginners and improvers. The course includes materials, lunch and refreshments as well as entrance to the Eden Project. Don’t miss out and book your place on this special course, here.
29th-30th july: Dandy lion story telling, trebah garden
Where: 15 minutes from The Greenbank
Come along to this endearing musical fable performed across Trebah Garden. Dandy Lion is a brand-new, intimate story-telling experience perfect for families. You’ll meet Tevi, a special lion cub that discovers what it means to be the leader of a pride. This enchanting story is a reminder that being unique is a strength and will leave your heart feeling full. You can book tickets to see this thoughtful performance at various times, and spend the rest of the day enjoying the gardens.
30th July: Rock Oyster Festival, dinham house, st minver
Where: 1 hour 15 minute from The Greenbank
Rock Oyster Festival is one not to miss this July. Enjoy this annual celebration of art, food and music overlooking the Camel Estuary. Thousands of oysters are eaten as visitors celebrate the best of local Cornish seafood. Not only incredible local produce and artists, special guests include Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Nick Mulvey and Dub Pistols. You can find out more information and purchase tickets, here.