Cornwall may be known for its tranquil sandy coves, Ann’s famous pasties and the striking hero, Ross Poldark. However, there is no forgetting that Cornwall is a county steeped in art history, with artists such as Barbara Hepworth, Terry Frost, Ben Nicholson and Laura Knight all taking inspiration from Cornwall’s rugged landscape. This May, CAST (Cornubian Arts & Science Trust), based in Helston, is set to add to Cornwall’s creative oeuvre as they launch Groundwork, a season of international contemporary art across South West Cornwall.
As soon as the clocks go back and the leaves on the trees start to fall, our thoughts turn to winter and the creature comforts of indoors. There’s such a joy in escaping home, kicking off your boots and warming up by the fire, watching the storms outside.
The long balmy days of summer are almost here. When you get a spare afternoon it’s tempting to simply lounge around and soak up the sun – especially when in the beautiful surroundings of the Scarlet. But we’re hoping to inspire you with our summertime activity ideas to get you outdoors and get active around the Cornish coast.
We have a confession to make. This may sound like seasonal sacrilege, but we’re secretly excited when it comes time to say: ‘Goodbye Summer, hello Autumn’.