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Dates announced for Polo on the Beach 2015

Polo on the Beach is back baby! From Friday 26 June – Sunday 28 June 2015 the Great Western Railway polo champs returns to Watergate Bay. The event is free to attend and the fizz will be...

Origin Coffee get arty at The Exchange

A cool collaboration of coffee and art is opening on Friday 27 March. Cool beans Origin Coffee Roasters are have teamed up with The Exchange in Penzance to run the gallery’s coffee shop. Coffee and art are a natural pairing so the...

Fowey Festival of Words & Music 2015

Exciting news as the dates for Fowey Festival of Words & Music have been announced (9-16 May 2015) along with a delectable Poldark-themed day....

Ben Tunnicliffe - Sennen Cove

The GCG was excited to hear that talented Ben Tunnicliffe, of The Tolcarne Inn, Newlyn, was taking his culinary know-how to Sennen Cove. We were even more excited to receive an invite to his opening night! The contemporary hub was a...

Alaska: Black Fish Theatre Head Up The Acorn

Alaska is a story of one man’s carefree, joyous journey which becomes a nightmarish plunge into extreme survival, overshadowed by all things dead, alive and Alaskan. This is no ordinary survival tale, not a shade of Bear Grylls, not...

Poldark, Ponies & Perfect Pub Walks: Hallagenna Riding, Bodmin

Where better to visit with your equine pal than Bodmin Moor? Tors, legends and fabulous ground for miles. Hallagenna Riding, horse crew for the new Poldark series (and the Jamaica Inn series too) invited me to experience their new...

Fowey Festival of Words & Music

Cornwall’s favourite literature festival, Fowey Festival of Words & Music, has announced dates for the 18th annual lit-fest. Book worms and Daphne Du Maurier fans note down 9 – 16 May for some Fowey action....

Mid-century & Vintage Fair

Calling all creatives! Bedruthan Hotel & Spa’s Mid-century and Vintage Fair is returning on 7-8 March 2015....

Big love, this February

In case you haven’t heard, it’s the season of love. In other words: Valentine’s Day is looming. I’ll admit that Mr and I have made scant effort beyond the first flush of early courtship to commemorate the date; however this...

Fat Hen Foraging 2015

Fat Hen is officially Cornwall’s only dedicated Wild Food Cookery School. Combining the diverse abundance of wild Cornish fodder with a cool place to cook up the foraged goodies (and devour them); getting yourself booked onto a course...

Je Tam: Utterly Tam-tastic Raw Goodness

From the packaging (two neat brown boxes dressed with green ribbon and a lush label) to the cake, Je Tam’s raw foods are the proof in the pudding that sugar, dairy and gluten are so unnecessary to...

Dr Livingstone I Presume?

The GCG are big fans of Miracle Theatre. Each and every show is awesome and we love that you get to see performance in outdoor venues, community digs and cool spots in and around Cornwall. Hello adventures! Dr Livingstone, I Presume? is...

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...