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It’s going to be Yah Central on the outer reaches of Cornwall this weekend as every Arabella and Peregrine in the land gathers for the Port Eliot Lit Fest. Don’t let that put you off – this year’s line up is better than ever. Read more
Get ready for foodie mania – next month’s Exeter Food and Drink Festival celebrates the finest dining in the South West. Read more
Cornwall is under threat from a guerilla-style attack this Valentine’s. We don’t know where, we don’t know when but we do know the Graffiti Grannys will be out yarn-bombing this most Westerly corner of the British Isles. Banksy eat your heart out – grafitti art has moved on a whole lot since the days of the spray can.
Since 1982, is Simon Fujiwara’s first major exhibition in the UK and is something of a homecoming for this important British/Japanese artist, who grew up in Carbis Bay, just a mile from St Ives. Read more
Gaze at Lucy Pratt’s paintings for a while and no matter that it’s a grey and grim start to 2012, you will start to feel happy. Not chocolate box, clutch of cute kittens, transient kind of happiness. This is deeper, more intrinsic, like a smile growing from the inside – there’s something in these paintings that absolutely conveys the vitality and spirit of a good moment. Read more
Puppet theatre done well is enchanting. And now Lighthouse, Poole is staging a Puppet Festival, with some of the best companies, around over the Spring half-term. Naturally there is a lot here for children but intriguingly there’s also some great performances for grown-ups. Loads of workshops too…
This week’s Living The Dream is a bit more accessible – for as little as £775 per week (in low season) you can rent this glorious beach house on Booby’s Bay, near Padstow, North Cornwall.
I have to admit to a vested interest.. my husband’s grandfather built Westwinds during the war to house his growing family of (eventually) 8 children. I was totally smitten the minute I first set foot in the house back in 1996. Read more