Posts for Arts & Culture

Santa Claus to give out gifts in biggest ever Bude Christmas Fayre!

Santa is making a special appearance at the upcoming Bude Christmas Fayre, which is to be held on Sunday 2nd December, from 11 am to 4 pm. The Christmas Fayre […]

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The Barrel that Rocks – birthday CDs produced to aid Air Ambulance

The Barrel at Bude, North Cornwall’s only ‘micropub’ celebrated its 1st year milestone at the end of June with a 3-day party.  Musicians from Bude and the surrounding area were […]

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Kylie to appear at Eden

Today international pop star Kylie Minogue announces a series of special shows for summer 2019, bringing her globally-celebrated talent as a live performer to a number of UK venues. She […]

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William Hockridge Biography: World War One Hero from Bude

William Hockridge Biography: World War One Hero from Bude   William Hockridge was born on the 20th October 1892 – at Wharf Cottages in Helebridge, Marhamchurch, just outside Bude. Born […]

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Remembrance poem by Johanna Jackson

Thanks to Johanna Jackson for this Remembrance offering:   WWI – A Soldier’s Voice   As I slip and slide in these muddy trenches My thoughts stray back to our […]

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They Shall Not Grow Old: World War I film a masterpiece of skill and artistry – just don’t call it a documentary

Image courtesy of IWM Alice Kelly, University of Oxford They Shall Not Grow Old, Peter Jackson’s widely celebrated World War I film, says more about our search for historical authenticity […]

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Bude Game Developers named BAFTA Breakthrough Brits

Great news for some bright new talent here in Bude. If you’re into gaming, you will be well aware of John Campbell and Katie Goode, but if not, let’s simply […]

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Film – Nutcracker and the Four Realms.

It’s obviously getting colder because I’ve been to the cinema twice in 8 days. This afternoon; it was The Nutcracker, a magical take on the Christmassy story. The cinema was […]

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From our Facebook visitors – music, fayre, and an open day

  Julie reminds us of a forthcoming concert at St Michael’s. Tickets are available from choir members, Ark Angel bookshop, Bude Tourist Information Centre or on the door on the […]

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Police decorate cars with poppies for annual appeal

From Devon & Cornwall Police: This year’s Poppy Appeal showcases two specially decorated police cars with red poppies to show the Force’s support to the Royal British legion’s annual appeal.  […]

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Bohemian Rhapsody at The Rebel

It’s had mixed reviews from the national press, with complaints that the film didn’t really touch upon Freddie Mercury’s private life, but I, along with many others at Bude’s Rebel […]

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Field of Remembrance

The ‘Field of Remembrance’ organised by the Bude-Stratton branch of the Royal British Legion has begun on Bude Castle’s lawns. You are welcome to add your own cross in memory […]

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Bude’s Poppy Wave – do your bit!

Creating a Poppy Wave from the Memorial on Shoulder Hill made from 1000’s of fabric or knitted poppies, Bude Poppy Wave wants to create a paper-free poppy cascade (similar idea […]

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Writing groups recommence next week

Oops, someone new turned up at my writing group today so there is a little confusion about when they run … let’s clarify. There are no groups this week during […]

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A touch of alchemy in Bude

We are all getting into ‘upcycling’, so I recently threw The Alchemist in Bude what I believed was the ultimate challenge. My mother died in 2017 leaving me her various […]

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