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Bude Seapool Channel Challenge

Calling all swimmers! Up to 15 teams will swim the distance of the English Channel in Bude Sea Pool. Teams from 2 to 22 are invited to register for this annual event. Homemade cakes and soup are the main draw here, as well as the swim of course! Can you […]

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This morning’s #BlackLivesMatter event at Summerleaze

I thought I’d share with you these photos of this morning’s #BlackLivesMatter event at Summerleaze. I’m pleased to report that everyone’s issues about crowding and litter were unfounded, and think we can indeed praise the organisers for a well-planned and successful event. Despite a good turnout, the event was, as […]

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Black Lives Matter event, Summerleaze

Black Lives Matter – this is a planned event for Summerleaze beach for Thursday morning – details also here on the Facebook page. Thursday at 11 am.   Organisers Hannah and Celli say:   We don’t think that statement should be radical. Join us as we kneel for nine minutes […]

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It’s Bude’s Online Earth Festival today …

From the Castle: Last year we were beset by storms, this year there’s a small matter of a global pandemic, but in true Bude spirit, we were not to be deterred. Although we’re sorry that we’re not able to be with you in person, we’ve endeavoured to rise to the […]

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North Cornwall Book Festival cancelled

  Inevitably, as with pretty much all group events at the moment, the North Cornwall Book Festival at Endellion has been cancelled for 2020. The Book Festival Team says: With the current social distancing measures likely to remain in place until October we feel that the festival would lose much […]

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Royal Cornwall Show 2020 cancelled

In light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and recent updates from the UK Government, the 2020 Royal Cornwall Show that had been planned to take place later this year on the 10th,11th and 12th September has been cancelled on grounds of safety of exhibitors, traders, staff and the public. If you […]

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Bude’s Earth Festival Goes Online

From Bude Castle: This year Bude’s Earth Festival will be an online event due to government social distancing restrictions. On Sunday 7th, The Castle website will be hosting a range of environmental, lifestyle and wildlife talks, presentations, workshops and musical entertainment for all to enjoy. Links will go live throughout […]

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Gorsedh Kernow postponed until 2021

Another event has, unfortunately, had to be cancelled, leaving not much to look forward to in the months ahead of 2020. The Gorsedh Kernow has joined the ranks of Bude Carnival, Bude Lifeboat Day, and Leopallozza among other events, which have now been postponed until 2021. Gorsedh Kernow has decided […]

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Chef Sargie’s Cookalong Scone Challenge

On Saturday, 23rd May, Bude chef Dave Sargent invites you to his Cookalong Scone Challenge.  It’s a proper Cornish thing to do … On his Facebook page, he says: I want you all to join in cooking along and learning how to make scones. You can use your own recipe […]

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Royal Cornwall Show cancelled

Announcement from The Royal Cornwall Show:   In light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and recent updates from the UK Government, it is with great disappointment that the Council of the Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association (RCAA) has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Royal Cornwall Show that had been planned […]

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Bude Carnival added to the cancelled events list

From Bude Carnival Committee: We had hoped we wouldn’t have to, but it has become clear over recent weeks and months that it is not plausible for the carnival to go ahead as planned this year. 2020 would have have been our 100th carnival and whilst we may not be […]

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Eden sessions postponed until 2021

The Eden Sessions have been postponed until 2021. Organisers have been closely assessing the impacts of the global coronavirus pandemic and decided that to ensure the safety and wellbeing of concert-goers, artists, crews, Eden Sessions staff and supporting teams, the Sessions could not go ahead this year. When shows are […]

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Wyldes events date changes

In view of Coronavirus, June event dates at The Wyldes have been changed to September:   WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I’VE ALREADY GOT TICKETS? Nothing. Your existing tickets will be valid for the new date. You don’t need to do a thing. WHAT IF I CAN NO LONGER MAKE IT […]

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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 latest guidance from public health experts to stay at home. The range of online opportunities spans theatre, dance, opera, literature, […]

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Royal Cornwall Show postponed

Following the Government’s guidance press conference on 12th March, it is clear that COVID-19 will still be very active within our communities during June, so we feel it is the most responsible action to reschedule to protect our visitors, traders and exhibitors from the spread of the virus. Whilst we are aware […]

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