St. Agnes Outdoor Festival - the OUTSID’ER  2015

St. Agnes Outdoor Festival - the OUTSID'ER 2015

April 10-12, 2015

St Agnes - Various

The St Agnes Outdoor Festival is back for it's third year.

10th - 12th April 2015.

The Outsid'er Line up is very exciting this year, with Tony Plant as Artist-in-Residence, probably best known for creating whole beach sand drawings, which he will create on Porthtowan and Chapel Porth over the festival weekend. There will be an opportunity for people to join Tony in creating a sand drawing on Trevaunance Cove in St Agnes, on the Saturday afternoon. As well as create his stunning, site-specific, sand drawings Tony will also be inviting people to join his new Creative Colony Project, as virtual mapmakers.

Garden Design Expert and BBC Gardeners World presenter Joe Swift is flying in to give a talk, just in time for you to get inspired and re-design your gardens ready for the summer - 25 years of Garden Design in 45 Minutes!

Anna Maria  Murphy from Kneehigh & Bagas Degol will be thrilling us with their Salt Road show, an evening of stories and music about the sea.

Alongside this we have got planned a Wacky Races competition, Star Gazing on the beacon, A Pop up Orchestra and concert, Cornish Language Heritage Walk, Surf Cinema,  Skate Ramps, Bike tours, a Photography Scavanger Hunt competition, Kayak Adventures,  the Festival Launch Beast Feast and Bonfire, plus much much more.......

Perfect for all the family, The OUTSID'ER is all about getting out, getting stuck in and maybe trying something a little bit different...
 

Full programme and booking info - See the detailed listings below or download the PDF

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April 2015

Tony Plant - Outsid’er Artist-in-Residence

Porthtowan beach, Trevaunance Cove, Chapel Porth

Time: All day - Fri

When beaches become canvases and people become virtual mapmakers.
 

The Outsid’er is delighted that Tony Plant will be the event’s first artist-in-resident, thanks to a festival enhancement grant from Feast Cornwall, further supported by Little Orchard Village. Tony is a Cornish born painter, probably best known for creating whole beach sand drawings, which he will create on Porthtowan and Chapel Porth over the festival weekend.

You will be able to come down and see him at work on:
Friday 10th April,12.45 – 3.45 at Porthtowan.
Saturday 11th April 1.30 – 4.30 at Trevaunance Cove, where there will be an opportunity for people to join Tony in creating his sand drawing.
Sunday 12th April 2.45 – 5.45 at Chapel Porth.
 

As well as create his stunning, site-specific, sand drawings Tony will also be inviting people to join his new Creative Colony Project, as virtual mapmakers. The Creative Colony Project is an opportunity to use digital technology, cameras and GPS to record and document movements of un-named individuals and groups, locals, holiday-makers, art lovers, dog walkers, life guards, delivery drivers, post men & women, visitors and everything in between, as they move through and engage with a common landscape. Tony will capture their pathways; noticing, recording and documenting where they go, when, for how long, seeing whether they intersect. Next year Tony has a solo show at the Royal Cornwall Museum, showcasing recent work created in Cornwall, that will include the results of the Creative Colony Project. 

 

FREE EVENT

Type: Outsid'er, Arts & Crafts, Community, Festival
Tony Plant - Outsid’er Artist-in-Residence

Day 1 Outsid’er 2015

St Agnes, Cornwall

Time: Fri 7:00am - Fri 11:00pm

Time to get outside and shake off those winter cobwebs with a weekend of outdoor fun.

Events running today are:

Tony Plant Artist-in-residence, Joe Swift - 25 years of Garden Design in 45 Minutes. A walk on the wild side, kayak adventures, Creative Courtyard, Rockpool Rambles, Sand sculpture competition, Bike tours, Festival Luanch Beach Feast and Bonfire and Surf Cinema.

See the main listings for more details

Type: Outsid'er, Arts & Crafts, Community, Festival, Music, Sport, Dog friendly
Day 1 Outsid’er 2015

Aggie Cycles Outsid’er Bike Tours

Trelawney Car Park

Time: Fri 10:00am - Fri 12:00pm

Get on your bikes and join Aggie Cycles on a guided tour around the beautiul parish of St Agnes.

There will be two tours taking place every day of the festival leaving from Trelawney Car Park.

Tour times:

10:00 am

2:00 pm

£25 per person

Booking in advance on http://www.aggiecycles.com/tours

Amazing offer: Pre-Book on an AggieCycles ‘Outsider’ tours and gain free entry to ‘Pimp my Bike’ comp - with the ultimate in prizes; a new bike & and art print! 

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival, Sport
Aggie Cycles Outsid’er Bike Tours

Koru Kayak Adventures

Trevaunance Cove, St. Agnes TR5 0SS

Time: Fri 10:00am - Fri 12:00pm

Koru Kayak Adventures: Exploring the geological rock formations and wildlife in St Agnes, only accessible by sea!

Kayaking off St Agnes with Koru is the only way to appreciate the drama of the North coast of Cornwall. The adventure starts at Trevaunance Cove and we will either head East or West depending on weather and sea conditions.

The landscape is incredible and we will show you the colourful cliffs, spacious caverns and secluded beaches.

The wildlife is very special both on the land and in the sea from the bird colonies on the cliffs to the likelihood of seals coming out to play; recently there have been sightings of dolphins and basking sharks.

The kayak adventure lasts approximately 2 hours and on sunny day includes a swim on secluded beaches and the possibility of going through impressive arches and caves. Expeditions will take place on the following dates and times during the OUTSID'ER festival:

Friday10th April: 10:00, 13:00 and 16:00
Saturday 11th April: 10:00, 13:00 and 16:00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sunday 12th April:10:00, 13:00 and 16:00
 

Before we start the kayak adventure the guide will go through a detailed safety briefing with all participants and a health questionnaire will also have to be filled out.

Children have to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and the Guide will determine whether the sea conditions are suitable for children.

COST: £35 per person

BOOKING: Click HERE for full Terms & Conditions and to book online

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival, Sport
Koru Kayak Adventures

Outsid’er Weekend Oggy Trails

Village and Trevaunance Cove

Time: Fri 10:00am - Fri 11:00pm

Another chance to have fun for free with a trail of
Oggyland cartoon clues around the village.
Pick up an entry form from MMI in Vicarage Road or Driftwood Spars at the beach.
Good fun for ALL ages. Great prizes - 10 simple,
colourful clues can be found either at the beach area or in the village. Visit www.oggyland.com for
more fun activities and info.

Download the entry form

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival, Dog friendly
Outsid’er Weekend Oggy Trails

Joe Swift - 25 Years of Garden Design in 45 minutes!

Cliffside Gardens, The Driftwood Spars, Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes.

Time: Fri 11:30am - Fri 12:30am

BBC Gardeners World presenter and garden designer, Joe Swift, will be giving an insight into garden design, with this 45 min talk followed by a short question and answer session.

Joe is a regular presenter and designer on the BBC's Gardeners' World, co-presenter on the Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show, Gardeners' World Live, Hampton Court, RHS Tatton Park Flower Show, BBC's Small Town Gardens, and design judge on BBC's Gardener of the Year. 

He has designed many gardens on TV, including one for Comic Relief, many for Gardeners World, including the Bournville Garden, The 40 year garden. Joe recently won a Gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for his garden design.

He has written three books - The Plant Room, and Joe’s Urban Garden Handbook, and Joe’s Allotment, published in April 2009. 

If you fancy giving your garden a make over but don't know where to start, then come along and learn some tricks of the trade!!

Tickets £5 Seated.

Click on the link to book online www.crbo.co.uk/events.php?evGrp=187 or call 01726 879500

There are limited seats for this event, so please book early to avoid disappointment. 

There will be some standing tickets available on the day.

Type: Outsid'er, Arts & Crafts, Community, Festival
Joe Swift - 25 Years of Garden Design in 45 minutes!

A Walk on the Wild Side

The Driftwood Spars

Time: Fri 1:30pm - Fri 5:00pm


A great opportunity to forage with Emma Gunn, author of 'Never mind the burdocks. http://www.nevermindtheburdocks.co.uk
 

Ticket holders will gather at the Driftwood Spars at 1.30pm ready for the walk that will start at 2pm.

The walk will include the beach and surrounding coast and Emma will be able to point out and help you gather edible delights.

Once back at the Driftwood tea and biscuits will be served and the cooking demonstration with our head chef Terry will begin. Terry will make a three course meal all from foraged ingredients. There will be ample opportunity to join in!

A great day out for all the family.

Tickets £25 per adult
£50 for two adults and two children

Click on the link to book tickets online  http://www.crbo.co.uk/events.php?evGrp=187

or call 01726 879500

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival
A Walk on the Wild Side

Sand Sculpting Competition

Trevaunance Cove, St. Agnes TR5 0SS

Time: Fri 2:00pm - Fri 5:00pm

Get the whole family down to the beach, and see what amazing things you can create with just water, sand and some imagination!

We look forward to seeing some creative and wonderful sculptures adorn Trevaunance Cove.

To take part, competitors will need to collect a flag from the Surfers against Sewage Beach camp from 2pm, and sculpting stops at 4.30pm. Judges will award prizes to the 3 most inspired designs at 5:00pm

This year the competition theme is Sea Creatures, lets see some octopuses, dolphins or maybe even a blue whale popping up out of the sand!

BYO buckets and spades!

FREE EVENT, but donations to Surfers against Sewage gratefully received.

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival
Sand Sculpting Competition

Hoops Drop in Workshop

Trevaunance Cove

Time: Fri 4:00pm - Fri 5:00pm

Learn the art of hoola hooping, brilliant exercise, and great fun for all ages!! Drop in to this free workshop on the beach run by Hoop La-Dervish from HoopDance &Therapy.

You will be able to see Hoop La Dervish performing her LED/Fire Hoops show as darkness falls, at the Festival Launch Beach Feast.

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival
Hoops Drop in Workshop

Outsid’er Surf Cinema

Cliffside Garden, Driftwood Spars, St. Agnes

Time: Fri 8:30pm - Fri 10:00pm

Back by popular demand the Outsid'er Surf Cinema - Outdoor cinema with a sea view!

The event is organised by St Agnes Community Cinema and is FREE but donations will be welcome on the night.

There will be one sitting, and remember to bring your blankets (and maybe a hot waterbottle!) to keep toasty warm, whilst enjoying the outdoor cinema vibe.

FREE EVENT

Type: Outsid'er, Arts & Crafts, Community, Festival, Dog friendly
Outsid’er Surf Cinema

Tony Plant - Outsid’er Artist-in-Residence

Porthtowan beach, Trevaunance Cove, Chapel Porth

Time: All day - Sat

When beaches become canvases and people become virtual mapmakers.
 

The Outsid’er is delighted that Tony Plant will be the event’s first artist-in-resident, thanks to a festival enhancement grant from Feast Cornwall, further supported by Little Orchard Village. Tony is a Cornish born painter, probably best known for creating whole beach sand drawings, which he will create on Porthtowan and Chapel Porth over the festival weekend.

You will be able to come down and see him at work on:
Friday 10th April,12.45 – 3.45 at Porthtowan.
Saturday 11th April 1.30 – 4.30 at Trevaunance Cove, where there will be an opportunity for people to join Tony in creating his sand drawing.
Sunday 12th April 2.45 – 5.45 at Chapel Porth.
 

As well as create his stunning, site-specific, sand drawings Tony will also be inviting people to join his new Creative Colony Project, as virtual mapmakers. The Creative Colony Project is an opportunity to use digital technology, cameras and GPS to record and document movements of un-named individuals and groups, locals, holiday-makers, art lovers, dog walkers, life guards, delivery drivers, post men & women, visitors and everything in between, as they move through and engage with a common landscape. Tony will capture their pathways; noticing, recording and documenting where they go, when, for how long, seeing whether they intersect. Next year Tony has a solo show at the Royal Cornwall Museum, showcasing recent work created in Cornwall, that will include the results of the Creative Colony Project. 

 

FREE EVENT

Type: Outsid'er, Arts & Crafts, Community, Festival
Tony Plant - Outsid’er Artist-in-Residence

Aggie Cycles Outsid’er Bike Tours

Trelawney Car Park

Time: Sat 10:00am - Sat 12:00pm

Get on your bikes and join Aggie Cycles on a guided tour around the beautiul parish of St Agnes.

There will be two tours taking place every day of the festival leaving from Trelawney Car Park.

Tour times:

10:00 am

2:00 pm

£25 per person

Booking in advance on http://www.aggiecycles.com/tours

Amazing offer: Pre-Book on an AggieCycles ‘Outsider’ tours and gain free entry to ‘Pimp my Bike’ comp - with the ultimate in prizes; a new bike & and art print! 

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival, Sport
Aggie Cycles Outsid’er Bike Tours

Koru Kayak Adventures

Trevaunance Cove, St. Agnes TR5 0SS

Time: Sat 10:00am - Sat 12:00pm

Koru Kayak Adventures: Exploring the geological rock formations and wildlife in St Agnes, only accessible by sea!

Kayaking off St Agnes with Koru is the only way to appreciate the drama of the North coast of Cornwall. The adventure starts at Trevaunance Cove and we will either head East or West depending on weather and sea conditions.

The landscape is incredible and we will show you the colourful cliffs, spacious caverns and secluded beaches.

The wildlife is very special both on the land and in the sea from the bird colonies on the cliffs to the likelihood of seals coming out to play; recently there have been sightings of dolphins and basking sharks.

The kayak adventure lasts approximately 2 hours and on sunny day includes a swim on secluded beaches and the possibility of going through impressive arches and caves. Expeditions will take place on the following dates and times during the OUTSID'ER festival:

Friday10th April: 10:00, 13:00 and 16:00
Saturday 11th April: 10:00, 13:00 and 16:00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sunday 12th April:10:00, 13:00 and 16:00
 

Before we start the kayak adventure the guide will go through a detailed safety briefing with all participants and a health questionnaire will also have to be filled out.

Children have to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and the Guide will determine whether the sea conditions are suitable for children.

COST: £35 per person

BOOKING: Click HERE for full Terms & Conditions and to book online

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival, Sport
Koru Kayak Adventures

Outsid’er Word Games

St Agnes Library

Time: Sat 10:00am - Sat 1:00pm

St. Agnes Library has its words in a muddle,
So help us tell tales to baffle and befuddle.

Create your own one line story based around St. Agnes – We’ll give you the words but how you use them is up to you!

FREE EVENT

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival
Outsid’er Word Games

Outsid’er Weekend Oggy Trails

Village and Trevaunance Cove

Time: Sat 10:00am - Sat 11:00pm

Another chance to have fun for free with a trail of
Oggyland cartoon clues around the village.
Pick up an entry form from MMI in Vicarage Road or Driftwood Spars at the beach.
Good fun for ALL ages. Great prizes - 10 simple,
colourful clues can be found either at the beach area or in the village. Visit www.oggyland.com for
more fun activities and info.

Download the entry form

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival, Dog friendly
Outsid’er Weekend Oggy Trails

Bike Art Bonanza: Bling your Bike.

At Jo Polack Studio Gallery, Peterville, St Agnes

Time: Sat 12:30pm - Sat 4:30pm

At Jo Polack Studio Gallery, Peterville, St Agnes. Celebrating cycling in Aggie!

Bring a bike and decorate with marvellous materials and all your imagination.

The most creative will win the fantastic prize of a new bike from AggieCycles and a Jo Polack print.

Leave your bike on display for the afternoon and join us for the judging at 4.30pm Saturday at Studio Gallery.


£2 donation (Free entry to anyone prebooked on AggieCycles ‘Outsider’ tours). http://www.aggiecycles.com

All ages welcome - it aint just for kids!

(Kids must be accompanied by a joining in adult)

Type: Outsid'er, Arts & Crafts, Community, Festival, Dog friendly
Bike Art Bonanza: Bling your Bike.

Photography Scavenger Hunt

Meet outside the Miners and Mechanics Institute, St Agnes

Time: Sat 2:00pm - Sat 4:00pm

A scavenger hunt with a difference!

St Agnes Photography Club are challenging you to grab your cameras, however they come, compact, SLR's or on your phone and find the items on the list handed out at the meeting point. Your challenge is not only to find them, but to take a winning photo of the items.
Leaders from the St Agnes Photography Club will give you tips on how to take interesting photos with the wow factor, and then send you on your way to scavenge and be creative! You will have an hour and a half to weave some photographic magic before heading back to the MMI meeting place to discuss how you got on.

You can then submit your favourite photo in to the competition via email, with the winners being announced the week following the Outsid'er.

Meet outside the MMI 2:00pm
FREE EVENT

Type: Outsid'er, Arts & Crafts, Community, Festival
Photography Scavenger Hunt

Starry, Starry St Agnes

St. Agnes Head, St. Agnes

Time: Sat 8:30pm - Sat 11:30pm

View the night sky from St. Agnes Head with The National Trust and members of the Cornwall Astronomy Society, with a variety of telescopes, binoculars and the naked eye. Members will be happy to answer questions about what is being viewed. Look at the vast gas giant Jupiter, can you find the moon Io, the most volcanically active body in the solar system, or Europa with it`s frozen oceans, could it be harbouring life deep under the ice? Find the Stellar nursery in the Orion Nebula, where new stars are being born!

This event is kindly supported by the National Trust. Please be aware that parking at St. Agnes Head is limited; please follow any onsite instructions from the National Trust staff on arrival.

Unfortunately we cannot control cloud cover. In the case of poor weather, an alternative programme will be available at an indoor location in St. Agnes village.
Please keep an eye on the weather and check this Facebook event page before heading to the event!

FREE EVENT

Donations to a charity (TBC) of the CAS' choosing gratefully accepted.

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival
Starry, Starry St Agnes

Tony Plant - Outsid’er Artist-in-Residence

Porthtowan beach, Trevaunance Cove, Chapel Porth

Time: All day - Sun

When beaches become canvases and people become virtual mapmakers.
 

The Outsid’er is delighted that Tony Plant will be the event’s first artist-in-resident, thanks to a festival enhancement grant from Feast Cornwall, further supported by Little Orchard Village. Tony is a Cornish born painter, probably best known for creating whole beach sand drawings, which he will create on Porthtowan and Chapel Porth over the festival weekend.

You will be able to come down and see him at work on:
Friday 10th April,12.45 – 3.45 at Porthtowan.
Saturday 11th April 1.30 – 4.30 at Trevaunance Cove, where there will be an opportunity for people to join Tony in creating his sand drawing.
Sunday 12th April 2.45 – 5.45 at Chapel Porth.
 

As well as create his stunning, site-specific, sand drawings Tony will also be inviting people to join his new Creative Colony Project, as virtual mapmakers. The Creative Colony Project is an opportunity to use digital technology, cameras and GPS to record and document movements of un-named individuals and groups, locals, holiday-makers, art lovers, dog walkers, life guards, delivery drivers, post men & women, visitors and everything in between, as they move through and engage with a common landscape. Tony will capture their pathways; noticing, recording and documenting where they go, when, for how long, seeing whether they intersect. Next year Tony has a solo show at the Royal Cornwall Museum, showcasing recent work created in Cornwall, that will include the results of the Creative Colony Project. 

 

FREE EVENT

Type: Outsid'er, Arts & Crafts, Community, Festival
Tony Plant - Outsid’er Artist-in-Residence

Aggie Cycles Outsid’er Bike Tours

Trelawney Car Park

Time: Sun 10:00am - Sun 12:00pm

Get on your bikes and join Aggie Cycles on a guided tour around the beautiul parish of St Agnes.

There will be two tours taking place every day of the festival leaving from Trelawney Car Park.

Tour times:

10:00 am

2:00 pm

£25 per person

Booking in advance on http://www.aggiecycles.com/tours

Amazing offer: Pre-Book on an AggieCycles ‘Outsider’ tours and gain free entry to ‘Pimp my Bike’ comp - with the ultimate in prizes; a new bike & and art print! 

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival, Sport
Aggie Cycles Outsid’er Bike Tours

Koru Kayak Adventures

Trevaunance Cove, St. Agnes TR5 0SS

Time: Sun 10:00am - Sun 12:00pm

Koru Kayak Adventures: Exploring the geological rock formations and wildlife in St Agnes, only accessible by sea!

Kayaking off St Agnes with Koru is the only way to appreciate the drama of the North coast of Cornwall. The adventure starts at Trevaunance Cove and we will either head East or West depending on weather and sea conditions.

The landscape is incredible and we will show you the colourful cliffs, spacious caverns and secluded beaches.

The wildlife is very special both on the land and in the sea from the bird colonies on the cliffs to the likelihood of seals coming out to play; recently there have been sightings of dolphins and basking sharks.

The kayak adventure lasts approximately 2 hours and on sunny day includes a swim on secluded beaches and the possibility of going through impressive arches and caves. Expeditions will take place on the following dates and times during the OUTSID'ER festival:

Friday10th April: 10:00, 13:00 and 16:00
Saturday 11th April: 10:00, 13:00 and 16:00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sunday 12th April:10:00, 13:00 and 16:00
 

Before we start the kayak adventure the guide will go through a detailed safety briefing with all participants and a health questionnaire will also have to be filled out.

Children have to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and the Guide will determine whether the sea conditions are suitable for children.

COST: £35 per person

BOOKING: Click HERE for full Terms & Conditions and to book online

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival, Sport
Koru Kayak Adventures

Outsid’er Weekend Oggy Trails

Village and Trevaunance Cove

Time: Sun 10:00am - Sun 11:00pm

Another chance to have fun for free with a trail of
Oggyland cartoon clues around the village.
Pick up an entry form from MMI in Vicarage Road or Driftwood Spars at the beach.
Good fun for ALL ages. Great prizes - 10 simple,
colourful clues can be found either at the beach area or in the village. Visit www.oggyland.com for
more fun activities and info.

Download the entry form

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival, Dog friendly
Outsid’er Weekend Oggy Trails

Cornish Language Walk around St Agnes

Meeting Point - Outside The St Agnes Hotel

Time: Sun 10:30am - Sun 3:30pm

Would you like to know more about the origins and  meaning of the placenames around St Agnes? Join the Taves an Tir project officer, Rob Simmons, on this fascinating guided walk around St Agnes, talking about the Cornish language and placenames of the area.

Tours start at 10:30 & 13:30 and last approximately 2 hours.

Meet outside the St Agnes Hotel at 10:15 or 13:15.

Free Event - donations to the Kowethas welcome.

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival, Sport, Dog friendly
Cornish Language Walk around St Agnes

Porthtowan Beach Clean

Porthtowan Beach, Porthtowan

Time: Sun 11:00am - Sun 1:00pm

Help clean beautiful Porthtowan Beach of plastic litter and make it a safer place for people and wildlife. The event is jointly organised by St Agnes Marine Conservation Group and Clean Cornwall
 

FREE EVENT

Type: Outsid'er, Community, Festival, Dog friendly
Porthtowan Beach Clean