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Roos Beach: Top 10 Christmas Gifts

Our pals at Roo's Beach, right on the beach in Porth, have put together their top 10 Christmassy gifts, giving you a little festive inspiration as you embark on your Christmas...

Top 10 Cornish Christmas Markets

‘Tis the season for all sorts. Namely, shopping. And for those keen to cram those hungry Christmas stockings with something a little special, there’s an array of markets scattered across Cornwall that will enthrall, inspire and...

Padstow Christmas Festival Cookbook

I love cookbooks. Not that I am particularly adept at cooking… we are currently living in the aftermath of several failed banana bread attempts. I like to be creative and go off-piste. This should only be left for the skilled...

nat tallents head chef at Lusty Glaze Beach Cafe

Contestant on Masterchef: The Professionals 2012 and general good-egg: Nat is the new(ish) head chef at Lusty Glaze Beach. On a blustery November day Nat gave me the low-down on her love of Marco Pierre White (see tattoo), being...

Sunday Lunch at Scarlet Wines

Sunday is a rather special day in the week. A day of obligatory lie-ins, cups of tea in bed watching the Andrew Marr Show, log fires and Sunday lunch. I was utterly, gluttonously and wonderfully jammy to spend one such Sunday lunch at...

Feasts at Scarlet Wines

This autumn and winter, the crew at Scarlet Wines will be serving up a series of feast nights, combining regional flavours from around the world with wines chosen to match. Boasting heart-warming food in a relaxed atmosphere, gorgeously...

Etherington's Butchery Academy: no spam here

Here at the GCG we love a good excuse to get our hands dirty, and get involved in learning something new. So when the opportunity attend a butchery course at Etherington’s Butchery Academy came up, make no mis-steak, we went for...

The Cornish Pizza Company Goes Mobile

Vicki and Jon Crwys-Williams spent much of this summer on the road, taking their crispy-based, locally sourced and always-delicious pizzas out for a spin in a refurbished 1979 VW camper van. Named, wonderfully, The Colonel, the van has...

Autumn Fayre at Fifteen Farmer's Market

It’s fabulous farmer’s market time! Fifteen are hosting their bi-annual Autumn Fayre on Saturday 18th October in the Watergate Bay Extreme Academy car park. Spot the giant marquee choc-full of Cornish produce, producers and culinary...

Falmouth Oyster Festival 2014

It's the pearl in the autumn foodie calendar, grab your shuckers and head down to the Falmouth Oyster Festival this weekend. After all, those who eat oysters, love...

Bude for Food: Festival goodness

On the lawns of Bude Castle this weekend, Saturday 20 September and Sunday 21 September, there is somewhat a funky autumn harvest happening. An open invite to discover the class of culinary cleverness hiding around the banks of the old...

Great Cornish Food Festival: Top 10 Things to See

Our good pals at Cornwall Food & Drink have put together their top 10 things to see, do, smell and taste at the fast-approaching Great Cornish Food Festival - Friday 26 - Sunday 28 September 2014....

Philleigh Way COMPETITION!

Autumn is the perfect time to get your game on. Our pals at Philleigh Way have a fabby competition up their tweeds especially for the GCG readers!...

Miracle Theatre's The Tempest

“I long to hear the story of your life, which must captivate the ear strangely.” Celebrating their 35th birthday with a tour of the Tempest they are bringing indomitable outdoor theatre to veritable venues across...

Ice ice baby: Lazy Jacks Kitchen's exclusive ice-creams

There's nothing like the words 'exclusive' and ice-cream' to get your mouth-watering. LJK in Fowey is serving up some seriously unique and quirky ice-creams in collaboration with Moomaid of Zennor this...

Kneehigh Asylum

The Asylum is Kneehigh’s purpose built theatre tent, which has been described as “a place pre-disposed to magic”. It has been privvy to many shows of amazing talent and has now picked up its guy ropes to settle in a new...

Crime, Cornwall and My First Novel

Throughout my twenties I always wanted to write a book but never got round to it. My job as a features editor at Tatler, the whirligig of London parties and life got in the way. It wasn’t until I had my son that I took stock and...

Lusty Glaze Beach Sundowner Sessions: The Feeling

A picture perfect secluded cove, surrounded by towering cliffs. The guys at LGB have got themselves a particularly special slice of...

Pengenna Manor: A most marvellous affair

It seems to me that what one needs when organising an event – other than a robust ‘to-do’ list – is a cracking venue to hold such event. However it is really people that make a venue work for my money and such a person is a...

Port Eliot Festival 2014

Port Eliot Festival is back baby! After a year’s sabbatical the creative cool weekend of music, books, films, ideas, fashion, food, wild swimming and spontaneous happenings is almost...