Musicals, food and festivities; December in Cornwall is here.
Ho-Ho-Hoping there weren’t going to be too many festive references? S’now way. It’s December in Cornwall and that can only mean one thing; Christmas is nearly here! To stop you from feeling Claus-trophobic, we’ve put together a fun festive line up of December highlights. But wait, there’s myrrh! Our list of exciting festivities will take you around the county through regulated events and online celebrations and are suitable for all ages, so yule (last one, promise) have a December to remember.
*All events are subject to Government restrictions, and many require booking in advance*
The lead up to Christmas is a wonderful time for families, and kids both big and small thrive in the holiday atmosphere. Here are some of the family-friendly events to look forward to in Cornwall this December 2020.
Ice Skating at the Eden Project – All of December 2020
The Seal Sanctuary Winter Visits – All of December 2020
Christmas Wreath Workshop – 1st – 22nd Dec 2020
Christmas at Eden – 4th – 30th Dec 2020
Christmas at Camel Creek – 5th – 23rd Dec 2020
Christmas at Lappa Valley – 5th – 24th Dec 2020
Elves and Rein-dog Weekend – 12th – 13th Dec 2020
Coppice Theatre’s Jack Frosty Stories – 12th, 19th – 22nd Dec 2020
Lanterns and Lights at the NMMC – 19th Dec 2020 – 3rd Jan 2021
Christmas Adventure Quest at Pendennis – 26th Dec 2020 – 3rd Jan 2021
Carol singing and pantomimes are synonymous with Christmas time (oh no they aren’t…) and to add a little spice to your December there’s a great line up of shows. From traditional carols to hilarious twists on classic tales, December’s offerings are not to be missed.
A Dickensian Christmas at Bodmin Jail – 3rd – 31st Dec 2020
Truro Cathedral Choir Carol Concert – 7th – 13th Dec 2020
A Musical Minack Christmas – 12th – 13th Dec 2020
Scary Little Hi-Jinks Virtual Christmas Special – 16th Dec 2020
A Christmas Carol – 19th – 22nd Dec 2020
Whether you are looking to purchase some presents or simply want to admire the displays of local crafts, there are plenty of festivals and markets taking place throughout December. Head along to as many as you can to explore the delicious treats available, from handmade gifts made by local artists and craftsmen to delicious food and drink waiting to tantalise your taste buds and warm your belly.
Made in Cornwall Christmas Festival – 2nd – 13th Dec 2020
Roots Culture Christmas Market – 4th – 6th Dec 2020
Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm Christmas Market – 5th – 20th Dec 2020
Heartlands Christmas Market – 6th Dec 2020
The Enchanted Christmas Market – 17th – 21st Dec 2020