Posts for Arts & Culture

Bude Library coming into the fold

Many people use Bude Library and that’s wonderful because libraries are amazing things. As a child, I loved libraries and still do – they opened up a whole new world […]

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Much Ado About Nothing at Ebbingford Manor

Professional Open-Air Theatre returns to North Cornwall for one night only –  in the grounds of the oldest building in Bude! The HandleBards present ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ by William […]

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There’s always something going on at The Castle

‘There’s always something going on at the Castle’ is the new strapline for Bude’s favourite building. When I arrived, it was literally true. A glass balustrade was being added to […]

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Open Studios Cornwall – Bude artists

It’s Open Studios time when you are welcome to visit local artists and see their work. Open Studios Cornwall 2019 will run from Sat 25th May – Sun 2nd June […]

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Inspired Flight at Bude Castle

Popped in to see this little exhibition today at the Castle. It’s something rather different and on until 30th May. Ceramicist, Angelique Medland, is based at The Pottery Box where […]

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Bude Heritage Day show classes announced

The show classes for Heritage Day have been announced. Lots of them are themed around the canal, as this year is Bude Canal’s 200th birthday. As always, it’s free to […]

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A trip to Boscastle

Given it is on the doorstep, I don’t go to Boscastle very often, yet it feels like a different world to Bude. It has evolved. One of the eateries says […]

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Battle of Stratton memorial wreath-laying

On Sunday 12th May the Mayor of Bude-Stratton Town Council, along with members of the Sealed Knot, gathered to lay wreaths at the Battle of Stratton memorial to remember the […]

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REFLECT at Bude Sea Pool

An exciting October weekend of sound, light, music and art will bring the local community, regional and international artists together to explore the connection between coastal living and wellbeing.   […]

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Aren’t people innovative? Bude Castle leads the way with its Earth Fest Challenge

I am not ashamed of stealing this from Bude Castle’s Facebook page. I marvel at how some people seem to have wonderful imaginations. I  really like the idea of using […]

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Gearing up for Bude Heritage Day

Don’t you just love Bude in the summertime when there are loads of events going on? One of my favourites is Heritage Day (good weather this year, please). This comes […]

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Vicko’s Bude

A shout out for the lovely Vicko who does so much for Bude, not least through his history walks, with memories you won’t find in the books.

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Tolkien at The Rebel

Well, left with The Avengers and Pokemon to watch, if you missed Tolkien at the Rebel, you missed a decent film. So many seem to be all action and special […]

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Castle restores 2 oil paintings

From the Castle Facebook page: The Castle Heritage Centre, Bude, has recently had 2 oil paintings by William Wood Deane (1825 -1873), whose father was once mayor of Barnstaple, cleaned […]

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Volunteers needed at Tintagel Castle

Volunteers are needed at Tintagel Castle. You can find out more here.  

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