Posts for Arts & Culture

Making Bude proud through poetry at The Surfin’ Frog …

The Surfin’ Frog, currently closed like many other places, has turned the shop frontage into a poem wall. What a brilliant idea. Poetry is known to uplift the soul … […]

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Culture at your fingertips during lockdown

Over the past week, arts and cultural organisations have launched a range of digital initiatives to ensure extraordinary national collections and performances can be enjoyed by everyone whilst following the […]

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National Trust properties to close but parklands/coast should stay open

Here is a statement from the National Trust which is closing its buildings normally open to the public.   The safety and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers and visitors is […]

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Closed: Bude’s Council offices, Parkhouse, Castle, Library …

Following the Government advice issued on the 16th March regarding social distancing, the protection of vulnerable people and home working, the Town Council has made the difficult decision to close […]

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Vandalising a church?

I wandered up from the Breakwater yesterday to St Michael’s Church. If passing, I usually pop in to contemplate awhile. However, I was shocked to be met by this notice. […]

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Writing Group at Widemouth Manor

Massive thanks to Kim ad Bexy for letting us use their lovely space at the beautiful Widemouth Manor for our evening writing group. The next session is on 16th March […]

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Budehaven student ARTiculate their thoughts …

By Rachel Miller, Budehaven School: ARTiculation, the national public speaking competition, which promotes and supports young people to Look, Think and Speak about art, was an amazing opportunity for our […]

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Why we must protect Cornwall’s unique identity …

From Cornwall Council: Cornwall Council leader, Julian German, has issued the following message on St Piran’s Day. Today, people all over Cornwall and beyond will mark St Piran’s Day – […]

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Who was St Piran?

According to legend,  St Piran was born in Ireland in the 6th century. As usual, factions of nobles did not like his miraculous deeds, so decided to get rid of […]

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The Costume Rooms – Bude’s Unique shopping experience …

Pre-Christmas, I asked people to recommend their favourite shops in Bude, places that go over and above the call of duty in providing consistently good service to customers. The plan […]

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Writing group this evening

Do you feel you have a book in you? Already writing but need refining? Feel writing would be therapeutic?   Whatever your reason, our writing group may be for you. […]

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A shout out for The Rebel

Bude is very lucky to have its own independent cinema (well, Poundstock, I guess). I remember visiting The Rebel many years ago on one of my numerous visits to Cornwall. […]

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Launceston library to relocate

From Cornwall Council: Launceston’s library will be relocated and renewed following the approval of plans for a town centre service hub. This was approved by today’s’ Cornwall Council meeting as […]

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St. Piran’s Day celebrations in Bude

There are two St Piran’s Day events this year, so take your choice. Info shared from Bude T.I.C    

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