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Monthly Video

St Ives TV

St Ives TV is an open minded, fun and accessible community TV, which offers a regular video web podcast about events happening in St Ives.

St Ives TV say "We are passionate about the town we live in. Take a look at our videos and get in touch :-) www.stivestv.co.uk - stivestv@gmail.com"

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Year round

St Ives Arts Club

Various exhibitions, art classes, theatre, live music

New for 2016, The Arts Club will host Cheap Seats Community Cinema on selected dates. Please see their website for more details.

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Year round, Every Tuesday

St Ives Jazz Club

Known as the last Jazz Club before New York, the club regularly features internation and UK modern Jazz acts as well as supporting talented local musicians. See their website for upcoming acts.

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Various Dates

Kidz R Us

Various dates, throughout the year, see performances at the Kidz R Us Theatre

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Year round

Royal Cinema

See cinema website for current films and showtimes

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Monthly Talks

Porthmeor Talks 2016

Illustrated talks jointly organised by the Borlase Smart John Wells Trust and St Ives Archive in the Borlase Smart Room at Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West, St Ives.

Usually held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month with talks starting at 7pm. Tickets are available in advance from Porthmeor Studios and St Ives Archive and online. They can also be purchased on the door.

Year round

Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden

Guests staying with St Ives Holidays are given a voucher entitling them to 50% Discount on entry to The Tate, St Ives (Barbara Hepworth Gallery and Garden).

Open Year round, the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden is based at Trewyn studios where she worked from from 1949 until her death in 1975. The museum displays sculptures in bronze, stone and wood along with paintings, drawings and archive material. During 2016 there will be a series of 40th Anniversary events including behind the scenes talks.

The work of Barbara Hepworth is also on public display around town at the Malakoff, The Guildhall and Trewyn Gardens.

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Year round

Barnoon Workshop

Arts and Crafts for the whole family

Summer Workshops include weekly sessions Drop in and Draw & Watercolour Workout
Other creative day courses vary and include crafts such as Beach Find Mosaics, Beginners Guitar and Candle Making

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Year round

Leach Pottery

Various courses in Pottery

Whether you are a student potter, a keen amateur, an improver or a complete beginner, a throwing course at the historic Leach Pottery will be a unique experience.

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Year round

The School of Painting

Courses in Mixed Media, Oils, Watercolours, Drawing and Digital suitable for all levels, from complete beginners to those with more experience.

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Year round

Tate St Ives

With a changing series of exhibitions throughout the year the Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth Gardens are a must for visitors to St Ives.

Guests staying with St Ives Holidays are given a voucher entitling them to 50% Discount on entry to The Tate, St Ives (Barbara Hepworth Gallery and Garden).

From 28 Sept 2015 to 31 March 2017 the Tate is closed while structural work is carried out for Tate Phase 2.
Other Key Dates
Monday 5 October 2015 - The Visitor Centre opens.
Thursday 5 November 2015 - Tate Tearoom opens
May 2016 - Tate St Ives reopening has been delayed until 2017

Open Year round, the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden is based at Trewyn studios where she worked from from 1949 until her death in 1975. The museum displays sculptures in bronze, stone and wood along with paintings, drawings and archive material. During 2016 there will be a series of 40th Anniversary events including behind the scenes talks.

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Spring, Summer & Autumn

St Ives Sailing Club

Out of County Membership

Membership includes use of club boats for a small donation (usually £5 per person) - Lasers, Picos and a Stratos as in picture.

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Year round

Positive Posture Pilates

Ali offers both group and individual lessons in Pilates.

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Year round, Every Thursday

St Ives Farmers Market

The market runs every Thursday throughout the year at The Guildhall, Street an Pol, St Ives. It's in the town centre, next door to the Visitor Information Centre.

Opening times are 9.30am until 2.00pm.

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19th March to 28th August 2016

Trevor Corser: 40 Years a Leach Potter

An exhibition of work by Trevor Corser

Corser began work for Bernard Leach in 1966, packing pots for transit and mixing clay. Over the years he went on to learn the skilled craft of a production potter, making the Pottery?s iconic standard ware and becoming one of the last to remain here until the Pottery?s closure in 2005. Having studied under Bernard Leach, he worked for many years alongside William Marshall and himself became mentor to subsequent Leach apprentice potters. Known for his uncomplicated, functional pots and distinctive glazes, Corser grew to be an acclaimed studio potter in his own right and spent his life making pots firmly within the Leach tradition, many of which are now found in collections all over the world.

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21st May to 25th June

Collect | Modern British Art

A specially curated selling exhibition of collectable artworks by major St Ives and British names, including:
Sandra Blow, Maurice Cockrill, Terry Frost, Barbara Hepworth, David Hockney, Bryan Ingham, Peter Lanyon, Alexander Mackenzie, Henry Moore, Ben Nicholson, Victor Pasmore, Bryan Pearce, et al.

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5th November

It's a Gift - Christmas Showcase

Unique Christmas gifts from a hand-picked selection of exquisite jewellery, ceramics and artworks

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5th November to January 2017

Fire it Up: 2016

Studio's 'Fire it Up' exhibition includes a live firing of a sculpture in a specially constructed kiln.

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19th November

Kidz R Us - Quiz Night

A fun quiz night at St Ives Theatre ?? All in aid of Kidz R Us.

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20th November

RY X at St Ives Guildhall

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Wednesday 23rd November

Adrian Brough Throwing Masterclass

Leach Pottery

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Throughtout December

Various events

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Throughtout December

Town Tresure Hunt - Take part in the Town Treasure Hunt during December

Find the clues at the shops around St Ives Town

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2nd December

Christmas Bazaar

Bazaar at St Ives Theatre

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Friday 2nd December

Father Christmas Comes to Town

Father Christmas makes his annual appearance via RNLI Lifeboat

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2nd to 4th December

Etsy Made Local Christmas Fair

St Ives Guildhall

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8th December

Christmas Wine tasting with Burdett Wines

See Guildhall website for ticket prices

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Saturday 10th December

Right Royal Knees Up

Visit Father Christmas at his new wonderland grotto at Cohorts. Craft activities for children. Swamp Circus performing in Royal Square. Music and entertainment for all the family. Free parking at the Stennack car park.

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11th December

Phil and Friends 2016

Annual Christmas Revue Show

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Saturday 17th December

Lantern Parade

Join the amazing St Ives Lantern Parade leaving from Barnoon Workshop and parading through to the harbour

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Various Dates from 20th-31st December

Christmas Puppet Show - Little Red Riding Hood

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Various Dates from 21st-29th December

Cinderella

Kidz R Us presents its?ever popular annual Christmas panto ??a fresh take on the traditional Cinderella, directed by Timothy J Howe.

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31st December

New Year in St Ives

St Ives biggest street party of the year and one of the best places in the UK to welcome in the new year. Fancy dress, Samba band and fireworks at midnight.

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6th February

St Ives Feast Day

Traditional parade with dance and music

5th March

St Piran's Day

You can expect to hear Trelawny being sung somewhere around town

22nd March

G4 - Live in Concert

St Ives Guildhall

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31st March to 1st October 2017

Jessica Warboys

Jessica Warboys will fill the sea-facing galleries at Tate St Ives with specially commissioned work, alongside films, sculptures and large-scale paintings. Her work is informed by personal or collective memories - historical, mythical or fictional - and this solo show will consider her use of symbolism, form and her approach to landscape.

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31st March to 1st October 2017

That Continuous Thing: Artists and the Ceramics Studio, 1920 - Today

The ceramics studio has always been a place where tradition meets experimentation. Spanning 100 years, this exhibition explores the diverse forms, energies and locations that define the modern studio. Ranging from the rise of studio pottery in the 1910s to a number of new commissions by a young generation of UK-based artists, That Continuous Thing - a quote from the American artist Peter Voulkos - traces the changing shape of the ceramics studio over the last century

That Continuous Thing creates a series of very different galleries, which enhance the context in which particular contemporaries approached ceramics. During the course of the exhibition, Troy Town Art Pottery will be in residence at the Leach Pottery in St Ives.

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Tuesdays, May to 1st week September

St Ia Church Lunchtime Concerts

St Ia Church host a variety of free luntime concerts including organ and piano recitals. For details please see the Parish Church website

Tuesdays, 12:30 -1:15. Follow the more details for informaion in concerts in 2016. Program for 2017 will be available in due course.

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7th to 9th July

Soul Weekend - St Ives

St Ives Guildhall

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Date TBC (august 2017)

St Ives RNLI Lifeboat Day

Annual event to raise funds for St Ives RNLI

2017 Dates TBC

St Ives September Festival

A celebration of Music and the Arts

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