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Unveiling Redruth – May 2024

Unveiling Redruth – May 2024

May Madness: Your Ultimate Guide to Adventure and Fun in Redruth!!

As the warmth of spring blossoms into full bloom, the enchanting town of Redruth beckons with a wealth of exciting events and activities throughout the month of May. From cultural festivals celebrating Cornwall’s rich heritage to outdoor adventures amidst the breath-taking landscapes, there’s no shortage of reasons to explore this vibrant corner of England. Join us as we unveil the myriad of experiences awaiting you in and around Redruth this May, promising unforgettable moments and cherished memories for all who venture forth.


Redruth May Fayre, May Maddness Unveiling Redruth April

Redruth May Fayre

Thursday 2nd May, 2024

We’re re-imagining the ancient tradition of welcoming the changing seasons. For hundreds of years Redruth celebrated with a May Fayre on the 2nd.
We begin dancing at dawn on top of Carn Brea, making our musical way down to the town where we will dress local buildings and businesses with greenery, inviting the whole community to join the Maypole dance.

Where: Redruth & Carn Brea, Redruth

When: 7:30 pm

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Redruth Town Market

Saturday 4th May, 2024

Join us for the lively Redruth Town Markets every first Saturday of the month, from 10 am to 2 pm. Experience the best of our community with delicious street food, toe-tapping live music, and unique crafts.
Bring your friends and family for a fantastic day out! See you there!

 Redruth Town Centre
When: 10:00am – 2:00pm

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Bank Holiday Boogie

Saturday 4th May, 2024 — Sunday 5th May, 2024

In advance £5 | On the door £6

Late Night Dancing Delight with DJ MODIR | Disco | Funk | Soul The Redruth Drapery Bank Holiday Boogie.

Kick off the summer with a night at one of the coolest venues in Kernow and one of Cornwall’s finest DJ’s MODIR bringing us a night of classic Soul, Funk and Disco to dance the night away with your friends till the wee hours.

Two floors and a garden if it’s not raining. There will be security as per usual with our events so you can relax and have a great hassle free evening.

Where: The Redruth Drapery
When: 7.30PM till 2:00AM

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Sunday 5th May, 2024

A day of amazing rugby, fantastic fun for all the family and raising awareness of a horrific condition and raising funds 💚🤍

Redruth RFC
When: 10:00am start

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Girls in Cornwall x Rollers Roller Rink – Roller Disco

Sunday 5th May, 2024

Roll up, roll up, for the ultimate girls night out!! Girls in Cornwall are collaborating with Rollers Roller Rink for women only Roller Disco Night! Round up your gals, this is going to be a night to remember!! From beginners to pros, everyone’s welcome to hit the dance floor. Glide, twirl, and spin to your favourite disco tunes while making unforgettable memories.
Due to the size of this event to allow for skates for everyone the skating will be broken into different sessions throughout the night! Or you are welcome to bring your own skates! When you’re not skating there’s still loads to do! There’s an arcade with tonnes of games! A bar to get your favourite drinks! And of course plenty of seating so you can get comfy and socialise!!

Rollers Roller Rink, 14, Pool Industrial Estate, Pool, Redruth TR15 3RH, UK
When: 6pm start

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Redruth The Great Garden Exhibition

Friday 10th – Saturday 11th May

Join us for the Great Garden Exhibition!! Creation Care, Gardening as a career, seed swap, garden health, gardening gifts, plant displays and sales! Don’t miss out.
Bring your friends and family for a fantastic day out! See you there!

St Andrew’s church
When: 10:00am – 4:00pm

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Scary Little Girls: Mayven Festival – Feminist as Folk Cabaret

Thursday 16th May, 

The Mayven Festival is back (10th – 17th May 2024), bringing fabulous feminist fun to venues, spaces and places across Cornwall from the 10-18th May 2024! We will be taking over venues across Cornwall, bringing a folk theme to this year’s spring offering. A jam-packed night with performances from queens of the scene at the Ladder, Redruth:

  • Carolyn Francis with her range of instruments & loop pedal
  • Frankie Armstrong (‘one of the most compelling and beautiful of the folk voices of Britain’ The Telegraph)
  • Angeline Morrison (‘She masters the precision of storytelling as well as its poetry’ The Guardian)
  • Rising star Flo Perlin (‘Utterly captivating and instantly endearing’ Radio 6)
  • Local music legends forming new Nos Lowen band TANEK to get you dancing!

All hosted by Glastonbury’s Bunny Morethan (aka Rebecca Mordan) and suffused with poems, sketches, comedy and feats of the fabulous from Scary Little Girls’ Radical Rep and Cirque du Ciel in an unforgettable evening that’s Feminist as Folk!

Where: The Ladder, Redruth
When: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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Camborne and Redruth’s Pride Parade

The march aims to be civil, peaceful, safe and enjoyable for all. We are pleased to welcome a number of local organisations and their representatives who will be marching together with Cornwall Pride showing their love and support. The march can get very crowded and lively but it is good fun. There will be music and celebration as we march to show support for LGBTQ+ people in Camborne , Cornwall and around the world.

Camborne Pride takes place at:

When: 11 May 2024 – 11am – 4pm

Where: John Holman Fountain
In the centre of Camborne on the high street outside Natwest. ///detail.flexibly.mulls

Redruth Pride takes place at:

When: 12 May 2024 – 11am – 4pm

Where: Fair Meadow Car Park ///galloping.hawks.globe

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Tricky’s Tea Dance featuring The Ritzy Belles

Saturday 11th May, 2024

Come join us for an afternoon Tea Dance with light refreshments available.
Between 2-4pm we will have the female vocal trio ‘The Ritzy Belles’ singing in the style of 1940s, 50s and 60’s.
Free entry, free parking.
Hopefully the sun will be shining and this will be held in the Gardens of the lodge. If not it will be held inside the beautiful Garden Room.
Some seating will be available, but please feel free to bring own chairs and blankets.
(Please note no outside food or drink to be brought onto the premises).

Tolgus Mount, Redruth
When: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

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Simply Weddings: The Garden Room at the Tolgus Mount Bridal Showcase

Sunday 12th May, 2024

Welcome to The Garden Room at The Tolgus Inn Bridal Showcase! Join us on Sun May 12, 2024 at The Tolgus Inn for an exciting event dedicated to all things bridal.
We will be showcasing the wonderful outside space along with the function room. Beautiful grounds that can host any festival themed wedding, or be the perfect place for garden games or an outdoor ceremony.

Discover the latest trends in wedding fashion, explore stunning venue options, and connect with talented local vendors who can help make your dream wedding a reality. From breathtaking floral arrangements to delectable catering options, you’ll find everything you need to create a truly memorable day.
Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of The Garden Room, where you can envision your perfect ceremony and reception. Take a leisurely stroll through our beautifully decorated space, and let your imagination run wild as you picture yourself walking down the aisle surrounded by blooming flowers and loved ones.
Our Bridal Showcase is the perfect opportunity to meet with industry experts who can offer valuable insights and advice. Whether you’re seeking inspiration or looking to finalise the details, our vendors are here to assist you every step of the way.

Don’t miss out on this incredible event! Mark your calendar for Sun May 12, 2024 and join us at The Tolgus Inn to start planning the wedding of your dreams. We can’t wait to help you create memories that will last a lifetime

Tricky’s (aka Tricky Dicky’s)
When: 11:00am – 3:00pm

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Trevince Open Garden

Sunday 12th May

Trevince is kindly throwing open its gates to help raise vital funds for Cornwall Heritage Trust.

Taking place on Sunday 12th May from 10.30am – 4pm, this is a fantastic day out for all the family with garden tours, and a fun-filled trail for little ones. Visit Trevince to enjoy a wonderful day out and support the work of Cornwall Heritage Trust, the independent charity whose mission is to protect Cornwall’s unique landscapes, traditions and communities. Free garden tours by Richard Stone, the owner, will be available at 11am and 3pm. These can be signed up to on the day and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Ticket prices are £6 if pre-booked online and £7.50 on the door. Under 12s go free and do not require booking. Online booking will close at 12noon on the Friday before the event. There’s something for all the family, including a fun-filled trail to keep the little ones busy during your visit. Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome. Cakes and refreshments will be available. Cut flowers and wildlife friendly plants from the Wild Botanic Flower Farm will also be on sale. Last entry will be one hour before closing time.

Cornwall Heritage Trust’s Open Gardens 2024 is sponsored by Coodes Solicitors.

Where: Trevince, Redruth
When: 10:30am

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The Coast to Coast Copper Trail

Saturday 18th May 2024

An 11.5 Mile trail run from Portreath on the North Coast of Cornwall all the way across to Devoran Quay on the South Coast! There is no cut off time for this event. We will have one checkpoint for you at the Fox & Hounds at Scorrier, where our lovely staff will be waiting to supply you with fluids and salt & sugar snacks!

This way marked trail follows two historic transport routes across Cornwall first opened in 1812, helping the mines transport copper to the ports of Portreath & Devoran. The race will start 9am on Portreath beach.

Registration will be open from 7.30am in Portreath Surf Lifesaving Club. All runners will receive a Coast-to-Coast Copper trail medal & there will be awards for the top male & female finishers! This event will be timed & runners will be issued with a map to assist them on race day. All runners must be carrying fluid & a mobile phone.

Where: Portreath beach
When: 9:00am

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Treys Lowen – Cornish Dance Sessions

Sunday 17th May 2024

Treys Lowen means ‘Happy Feet’ in the Cornish language. These folkie fundays are family friendly sessions suitable for all ages and abilities.  Come and explore Cornwall’s rich folk music and dance traditions, get active and have fun!

£2.50 per person over 5yrs
Pre-book all 5 sessions for £10
Free for under 5 yrs

Walk ups welcome, but note we may sell out. If you’re interested in this please contact us on .

 Gwealan Tops Adventure Playground, Redruth, TR15 2ER

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Redruth Duchy Opera presents “Around the World in 18 Arias”

Friday 24th May, 2024

An evening of operatic highlights. £5 a ticket.

Redruth Wesley
When: 7.30pm

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The Great Estate Festival 2024

31st May – 2nd June

Our festival is bursting at the seams with live music, quality entertainment and lots of things to do, there’s always room for a little bit extra.

Scorrier House

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That’s it for now! Look out for next months blog so you can plan for June 2024 and beyond.


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