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Top Ten Things to do in Cornwall this weekend

By Cornish Guardian  |  Posted: January 25, 2013

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Community market, Launceston

A community market will be held in the Methodist Church Hall at Launceston today from 9.30am to 1pm. Meat, vegetables, cheese, pasties and lots of crafts and paintings will be on sale. A cuppa and cake is only 50p and funds raised will go to local causes.

Brendan Cole, Truro

BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing's most charismatic choreographer Brendan Cole performs the first of two nights at the Hall for Cornwall tonight. Brendan brings his new show, Licence to Thrill, which features the man himself and a cast of 20 musicians and dancers. The show starts at 7.30pm and tickets are £29 to £35.50. For tickets call 01872 262466.

Aladdin, Liskeard

Liskeard Lions is showing its annual pantomime tonight and tomorrow evening at the Liskeard public hall. This year's production Aladdin promises to provide heaps of laughter for everyone. Tonight's show is for senior citizens only and tickets are free. Tomorrow's show is open to all and tickets range between £5 and £7 for adults and £3 for children. Both shows start at 7.30pm. For tickets call 01579 349148 or pop into the tourist information centre.

Babes In The Wood, Coads Green

Coads Green Amateur Players presents Babes In The Wood tonight and tomorrow at 7.30pm. Tickets are £5 for adults, £2.50 for children and information is available from Jill on 01566 782248. The pantomime is also being staged next Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Farmers' Market, Coads Green

A farmers' market will be held at Coads Green village hall tomorrow between 2pm and 4pm. A selection of fresh produce, baked goods and cakes, flowers, plants, herbs, pickles, willow products, jewellery, herbs and children's knitwear will be on sale. Breakfasts, including bacon butties, are also available in aid of local charities. For information call Anne Langley on 01566 86649.

Burns Night, Newquay

Revellers can celebrate the works and life of the 18th-century poet Robert Burns, who was known for his song Auld Lang's Syne, on his birthday tomorrow at the Bay Hotel, Newquay from 7pm. Guests will enjoy a Scottish-inspired meal along with a host of entertainment. Dress code is black tie. Tickets cost £24.95 with all proceeds from the night going to Macmillan Cancer Support. To book call 01637 852221.

Giant jumble sale, Lostwithiel

Bargain hunters will rejoice at the giant jumble sale being held at the Lostwithiel Community Centre tomorrow from 11am and 1pm. Whether you're searching for that lost treasure or just waiting for something to catch your eye there should be something for everyone at what is quite possibly Cornwall's biggest jumble sale. For more information call 01208 872207

Aladdin, St Stephen

The St Stephen Pantomime Company will see the curtain go up on its 68th show Aladdin on Sunday at the community centre, Fore Street, at 2.15pm. There will also be a matinee performance on Saturday, February 2 at 2.15pm. Evening performances run from Tuesday, January 29 until Saturday, February 2 from 7.30pm. Tickets are available on 01726 824248.

Acoustic jam session, Gorran

Acoustic jam nights at the Barley Sheaf pub, Gorran, return from this Sunday. Music will start from 4.30pm and it is planned that they will be held on the last Sunday of the month onwards. For more details call 01726 843330.

Frankenstein! Calstock

Miracle Theatre present its new show Frankenstein! at Calstock Hall on Sunday at 7.30pm. Expect Miracle Theatre's usual visual virtuoso and creative chaos for this pantomime. Tickets are £10 for adults, concessions £8, under 16s £6 and a family ticket £28. Book tickets from 0845 094 0428 or visit www.crbo.co.uk

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