September’s an exciting time in Truro as autumn falls over the city, covering the cobbles with the first of the crunchy leaves. Children go back to school, stationary becomes showcased in shop windows and the breeze begins to gain pace giving you a different hairstyle every time you venture out.
But what are our top picks for September? Read on…
Hall for Cornwall Shows
Gilbert and Sullivan: The Gondoliers – Tuesday September 1st – 19:30
If you fancy a night of laughter, head on down to the Hall for Cornwall for the National Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company’s The Gondoliers for a tale of love, social hierarchy and rivalry all with a comical twist!
Gilbert and Sullivan: The Mikado – Wednesday 2nd September – 14:30 and 19:30
Head back for a second instalment of Gilbert and Sullivan to see a son who flees an arranged marriage and must save his true beloved who was condemned to death… for flirting.
The Carpenters Story – Thursday 3rd September 2015 – 19:30
If you fancy a musical night out, try the Carpenters Story, which includes all of the biggest hits that made them so popular.
International Ocean Film Festival World Tour – Friday 4th September -19:30
The Ocean Film Festival is showcasing some of the most stunning ocean films both above and below the surface, brilliant for those who like the water but don’t fancy getting soggy…
The Big Dance Company – Spinderella – Saturday 5th September – 14:00 and 19:00
An inspiring show about a young girl with a dream to follow the family tradition and become a dancer. However, a surprising turn of events turns her world askew, putting her dream future in jeopardy.
Knee High Theatre – Rebecca – Wednesday 9th September to Saturday 19th September – 14:30 (selected days) and 19:30
The classic Daphne du Maurier story comes to life with the Kneehigh, following the story of the protagonist in her early 20s. Full of love, passion and complexities, Rebecca is a must see for any literature lover.
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – Classical Season 15/16 – Monday 21st September
Featuring new cellist Michael Petrov, this orchestra will be a great evening for classical music lovers.
The Full Monty – Monday 28th September – Saturday 3rd October
Perhaps one of the most successful tales in British film history which took the world by storm was the Full Monty released in 1997. Now you can get up close and personal with the Sheffield steel workers with nothing to lose… Apart from their clothes.
The Great Cornish Food Festival Friday 25th – Sunday 27th September
The Cornwall Food and Drink festival is any foodies dream; a celebration of the fantastic local Cornish produce, with a selection of great chefs conducting demonstrations. Did we mention there’ll be tasters?
Cathedral Bells Open Day – Truro Cathedral – 11am – 3pm
Join the team at the Truro Cathedral for a chance to get behind the scenes and see how the bells in the historic Truro landmark work.
Truro Running Club Half Marathon – Sunday 20th September 09:30
The half marathon is sure to see some of Cornwall’s keen runners out in force on Sunday 20th, be there to cheer them on and offer some support while meandering through the streets.