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What’s on in the city: May

Art, expression and the power of voice are the focus of Truro this month, with a modern take on the work of George Bernard Shaw, a treat for the ears with Yorkshire folkstress Kate Rusby and a chance to try your hand at a watercolour rendition of the cityscape around us:

Saturday 2nd – 4th May, Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival:

Europe’s biggest male choral festival comes to Hall for Cornwall, with over 70 male and youth groups from Canada, USA, Lithuania, Russia, Switzerland…

Friday 8th May, Date night: Date night at Mannings. Tempura chicken and stir fried vegetables for her, Mannings rump steak sizzler for him. Cheers!

Thursday 14th May, Man and Superman: Truro’s Plaza Cinema sees Ralph Fiennes play Jack Tanner in this stunning performance of George Bernard Shaw’s classic, courtesy of National Theatre.

Monday 18th May, Cityscapes in watercolour: Head to Truro Arts for Paul Hoare’s workshop in capturing buildings and Truro’s architecture in watercolour. After all, a picture says a thousand words!

Friday May 22nd, Kate Rusby: One of Britain’s finest folk singers, Kate Rusby is showcasing her latest album Ghost as well as a superb back catalogue, complete with her trademark Yorkshire wit.

Saturday 23rd May, Cornwall Returners Orchestra Informal Concert: Truro Cathedral is the setting for this entertaining programme of light classical music, perfect before or after lunch at Mannings!

Saturday 23rd May, Lau: Lauded as being ‘The UK’s best live band’ by The Guardian, Lau are promoting their upcoming album ‘The Bell That Never Rang’ at Hall for Cornwall this month. Support from Spiro and Siobhan Wilson.

Tuesday 26th – Saturday 30th May, Oklahoma!: A feel good musical to finish the month, Oklahoma! celebrates America’s pioneering ethos with an exciting cast and lively orchestra at the Hall for Cornwall.

So what do you say, fancy a night out? Call Mannings today on 01872 270345 to take advantage of our special offers and fabulous dining this May.