What's on inSt Ives

Welcome to St Ives

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting St Ives - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in St Ives to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in St Ives

RNAS Culdrose Air Day
RNAS Culdrose

Air Day is the only day of the year when the public can step into the world of Culdrose and experience the sights sounds and smells of a working military Naval Air Station.Famed for heroic rescues and with frontline helicopter Squadrons supporting…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

Land's End to John O'Groats Cycle 2014
Land's End to John O'Groats

Marie Curie Cancer Care is offering adventurous and outgoing supporters the opportunity to take part in the UKs most iconic cycling challenge. Participants will discover some of the countrys most spectacular countryside as they cycle 1575 kilometres from the mainlands most southern…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08450 524184
BodyFactory - National Body Painting Event
Heartlands, Cornwall

What is BodyFactoryBodyFactory is an annual event that encourages collaboration between body painters models and photographers to create incredible unique living artwork.Open to the public between the hours of 11am and 3pm.We are always looking for sponsors so please get in touch…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07900 853702

Tourist Attractions

Tate St Ives

In 1928 the meeting of Alfred Wallis, Ben Nicholson and Christopher Wood began the development of St Ives as an artists' colony. With the outbreak of war in 1939, Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Naum Gabo settled in St Ives, establishing in West Cornwall an outpost for the…

Trengwainton Garden

Sheltered garden with an abundance of exotic trees and shrubs. Intimate and closely linked to the picturesque stream running through its valley, the garden leads up to a terrace and summer houses with splendid views across Mount's Bay to The Lizard. The walled gardens contain many…

Cornish Mines and Engines

Impressive beam engines and industrial heritage discovery centre. Cornwall's engine houses are dramatic reminders of the time when the county was a powerhouse of tin, copper and china clay mining. These two great beam engines were used for pumping water from a depth of over 550m…

Praa Sands Golf Club

Praa Sands Golf Club ‐ golf course in Penzance, Cornwall. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01736 763445 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Praa Sands Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Jubilee Pool

Swimming pool at Jubilee Pool in Penzance, Cornwall. Contact venue on 01736 369224 for opening times and entrance costs.…

The Grand Casino

The Grand Casino ‐ Amusement Park in Penzance, Cornwall. Contact venue on telephone number 01736363824 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

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