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The month of December is crammed with events to get you in the festive mood before Christmas. What will you choose to do? If you go to any of the following events, we’d love to see! Post a picture on our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages and tell us what you thought!

Late Night Shopping – Every Wednesday until 23rd December, 5:00-9:00pm

Come and spend some time in the heart of Truro looking at the wonderful shop window Christmas displays and feel the buzz that comes with many excited Christmas shoppers! We’re got the mulled wine and cider at the ready so come and join us for a festive drink!

Dick Whittington and his Mousehole Cat – Hall for Cornwall – December- January

A young lad leaves Cornwall to pursue his dreams of being rich and famous with his faithful cat, but will it go to plan? (‘Oh not it won’t!’) If you’re going to the pantomime, come and visit Mannings for lunch or dinner and we’ll give the kids a free hot chocolate each (made by the delicious Cornish Coffee!) when you show us the tickets!

Christmas Illuminations at Trelissick – Select Dates in December 4:00 -7:00pm

Take a stroll around Trelissick where the house and garden will be beautifully illuminated after dusk.

Reindeer at Trelissick – Select Dates in December, 4:00 – 7:00pm

Get into the festive spirit and meet some friendly reindeers at Trelissick! They’ll be around the stables during select weekends in December for you to see.

Wooden Reindeer Making at Trelissick – Select Dates in December 12:00 – 3:00pm

Build your own reindeer to take home made from wood and natural materials for a fun and crafty day out!

Christmas Pudding Making at Trelissick – Select Dates in December 11:30 – 3:00pm

Serve your very own homemade Christmas pudding this year with a how-to workshop in the Courtyard Room.

Meet Santa – Truro Community Library Garden – 2nd, 9th and 16th December 5:30 – 7:30pm

Join Santa in his grotto in Truro Community Library’s Community Garden for an exciting day for the little ones. Write a letter to Santa, meet the man himself and receive a gift! Spaces are limited and you’ll need to book a ticket in advance.

Christmas Cookery at Philleigh Way – 5th December, 10:00am

This one day cookery course will show you how to be the host with the most this Christmas, with tutorials on how to make seasonal party canapés, tips on what to do with that leftover turkey, and how to create the perfect winter cocktails.

Sing Carols – Truro Cathedral – 9th December 6:00pm

Take the opportunity to sing carols with the Truro Cathedral choir and enjoy that festive feeling!

Jasper Carrott and Alistair McGowan – Hall for Cornwall– 13th and 15th December – 7:30pm

If you’re looking for a fun night in the city, spend an evening in the presence of two comedy legends at the Hall for Cornwall. Why not try a Mannings theatre break and stay in the city too?

Truro’s Winter Wonderland Street Party – 23rd December 5:00 – 9:00pm

Enjoy a night of festive fun with Truro’s very own Winter Wonderland Street Party on Boscawen Street! Read more about the event in our blog post.

Children and Pets Carol Service – Truro Cathedral – 27th December 2pm

Bring your pet or child of any age or size to a special carol service at Truro Cathedral.

The team at Mannings wish you a magical Christmas and we very much look forward to seeing you in the New Year!