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What’s on in Truro: April

It’s all very cultured in Truro this April with Truro Festival, Shakespeare, symphonies and stylish, stiletto-tall glasses at the bar:

27th March – 5th April. You’re nicked!: Local photographer Jonathan Jacobs’ poignant exhibition documenting Truro Police Station’s final days. 9am-5pm Mon-Sat, Truro Cathedral.

Wednesday 1st April. Talking lunch: A half hour of power with Bert Biscoe, describing the Battle of Bossenden Wood. 1-1.30pm, Truro Library.

Thursday 2nd April. Meet the artist: Watch Cornwall based printmakers Jesse Leroy Smith and Sally Cole in their pop-up studio with a drop in workshop after lunch. Festival Village, Lemon Quay, 10am-3pm.

Thursday 2nd April. Salon du Chocolat: Females only! Returning for a third year, the sell-out show of storytelling and sweet, sweet treats will be held in Festival Village, Lemon Quay, 7.30pm.

Thursday 2nd April. Point and shoot: Master the lens with local (award winning) filmmaker Brett Harvey before heading out to capture Truro in all its glory! Festival Village, 10am-1pm & 2-4pm.

Thursday 2nd April. Landscapes at Truro Art: Another of Truro Art’s superb adult classes, focusing on oils and landscapes. 10am-4pm, £45 p/ticket.

Thursday 2nd April. Talking Lunch mkII: A second instalment of Bert Biscoe, this time in Waterstones from 1-1.30pm reading a verse story of ‘The Voyage of the Maudlin’.

Friday 3rd April. Spring strings: A delightful classical music concert, just around the corner from Mannings. Festival Village, Lemon Quay, 7-10pm.

Friday 3rd April. Meet the artist: Caroline Pedler, artist and illustrator in the Lemon Quay Festival Village pop up studio. Join her in the afternoon for a sketchbooking workshop (£2 entry). Pop up studio 10am—12.30pm, workshop 1-3pm.

Easter Saturday, 4th April. Cornwall Music Showcase: Truro’s finest ‘up and comers’ play for your pleasure. Lemon Quay, 10am-4pm.

Easter Saturday, 4th April. Lloyd Yates and support: Surfer, songwriter and soul man Lloyd Yates performs a one-off, personal show for Truro Festival on Lemon Quay. Doors 7pm, £5 p/ticket.

13th April, Hamlet at The Plaza: Indulge your inner thespian at The Plaza with BAFTA nominee Maxine Peake in this tragic Shakespearean classic from Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre.

24th April, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at HfC: Travelling across the country as part of Hall for Cornwall’s International Concert Series, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra present a programme of aural ecstasy from all the big players including Beethoven, Mozart and Dvořák.

1-30th April, Cocktail time at Mannings: OK, we think cocktail time should be all the time at Mannings. We’re immensely proud of our colourful, charismatic creations.

To make Mannings your cultural headquarters this April, just call us on 01872 270345, we have some special rates available and we’re in the best position to see everything happening in the City!