As the summer sun shines down in Truro, organisers are hoping to promote fitness and wellbeing with a weeklong event of try it yourself activities in August. There are also other festivals taking advantage of the warm weather which should add some extra excitement to Cornwall’s cobblestoned city.
What’s on in Truro – August
1st August – Let’s Hang On – Hall for Cornwall: Award-winning production recounting the career of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. One night only.
5th – 6th August – Play Fest Truro – Boscawen Park: Two-day festival of art and culture to connect young people.
5th-8th August – Garden Truro – Lemon Quay: Festival to celebrate Truro’s beautiful parks and gardens.
10th – 15th August – Get Active Truro – Lemon Quay: A week of fun sporting activities to try in order to encourage fitness.
14th – 16th August – Cornish Steam and Country Fair Truro: Approximately 100 steam engines from all over the country, formerly known as the West of England Steam Rally.
24th – 29th August – Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap – Hall for Cornwall: Longest running show in British theatre with over 25,000 performances. Murder mystery set in a country house. Matinees and evening performances available.
28th-30th August – The Big Produce Market – Truro’s Lemon Quay: Food stalls and cooking demos with prestigious chefs.
29th August – Cornwall Pride – Truro (Victoria Gardens and Lemon Quay): Festival to celebrate gender orientation diversity in Cornwall.