• The Archaeology of West Penwith with Tony Farrell
  • St Ives Fishing Industry with John McWilliams

Walks

Sunday 9th September

THE MALAKOFF 2pm £5 (no booking required)
Walk: The History of St Ives with Hugh Trevarthen
Hugh Trevarthen, Bard of the Gorsedh Kernow and Blue Badge Guide will inspire and entertain you with his knowledge and fascinating stories. Walk lasts 1-11/2 hours. Proceeds to St Ives Archive.

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL 3pm Tickets £5 (No booking required)
Guided Walk: St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell
A 2 hour walk that includes places of historical and cultural significance in the town. The development of the town and the significance of mining and fishing in the past are explored through the townscape. The growth of tourism and the arts are examined. Visit to the Fishermen’s Lodge is included.

WESTCOTT’S QUAY 9pm £7 (no booking required)
Lantern Ghost Storywalk with Shanty Baba
As an eerie darkness falls over the town, come with master storyteller, Shanty, as he lights his lantern, to tell captivating, gruesome and haunting stories of ghosts, smugglers, dark deeds and other spirits of the night! It will haunt you for a very long time. www.shantybaba.com

 

Monday 10th September

Guided Walk: The Archaeology of West Penwith with Tony Farrell
Customised trips to ancient monuments of West Penwith. The moors contain fine examples of megalithic chambered tombs (locally ‘quoits’), stone circles, entrance graves, cliff castles and prehistoric villages. By arrangement. Limited spaces. Advance booking essential. Tony.farrell@stiveswalks.co.uk www.stiveswalks.co.uk 01736 793692/07881 674878

GUILDHALL, STREET-AN-POL 11am £5 (no booking required)
Walk: The Story of St Ives with Dawn Bright
Step back in time and discover how St Ives became what it is today. The tour will offer a wonderful foundation for any visit to St Ives and will cover our fishing history, our mining heritage, the artist colony, religion, smuggling, tourism, coastal walks, Cornish names and even pasties!

 

Tuesday 11th September

MEET OUTSIDE ST IVES ARTS CLUB, WESTCOTT’S QUAY 11am Tickets £5 (No booking required)
Guided Walk: St Ives Fishing Industry with John McWilliams
John McWilliams, an expert on Cornwall’s maritime history, will lead a tour of some of the sites associated with the vanished fishing industry, including the fishermen’s lodges, and ending at the historic fish cellars at Porthmeor.

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL 11am Tickets £5 (no booking required)
Guided Walk: St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell
See Sunday 9th 11am for details.

Tuesday 11th & 18th September 11am £5
Tate Around Town
Discover how a small fishing town became an art capital of the world.
Join our tour guide as they unravel the story of the artists who called this special place home and earned St Ives its worldwide artistic reputation. Starting at the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden and ending at Tate St Ives, join us on a town tour exploring the art of St Ives. Tours last approx. 90 minutes. To book see https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-st-ives/tour/tate-around-town

 

Wednesday 12th September

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL 10.30am £8 (No booking required)
Guided Walk: Environs of St Ives walk with Tony Farrell
This walk explores the landscape around the outskirts of St Ives, visiting Knill’s monument and examining evidence of Medieval open cast mining in Tregenna Woods. The walk includes part of the Pilgrim’s way and a visit to the old mining village of Halsetown. 3 hours.

GUILDHALL, STREET-AN-POL 11am £5 (no booking required)
Walk: The Story of St Ives with Dawn Bright
See Monday 10th, 11am for details.

WESTCOTT’S QUAY 7pm £7 (no booking required)
St Ives Comedy Walk with Shanty Baba
Shanty mixes a wickedly funny comic cocktail with his unique and zany take on St Ives. Fun, frivolous and frankly a tour that will have you laughing around the town and wanting to come back for more. You will never look at St Ives with a straight face again. This is the alternative guided walk of St Ives. www.shantybaba.com

 

Thursday 13th September

Guided Walk: The Archaeology of West Penwith with Tony Farrell
See Monday 10th for details.

GUILDHALL, STREET-AN-POL 11am, £5 (no booking required)
Walk: The Artists of St Ives with Dawn Bright
Gain a fascinating insight into the world of the artists who have lived and worked in this famous art colony, renowned for its elusive ‘pink light’. The tour route will take in the Barbara Hepworth Museum, Alfred Wallis’s home, Porthmeor Studios, St Ives Arts Club and the Tate.

THE MALAKOFF 2pm £5 (no booking required)
Walk: The History of St Ives with Hugh Trevarthen
See Sunday 9th, 2pm for details.

 

Friday 14th September

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL  11am £5 (no booking required)
Guided Walk:  St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell
See Sunday 9th 11am for details.

 

Saturday 15th September

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL  11am £5 (no booking required)
Guided Walk:  St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell
See Sunday 9th 11am for details.

 

Sunday 16th September

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL  11am £5 (no booking required)
Guided Walk:  St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell
See Sunday 9th 11am for details.

THE MALAKOFF 2pm £5 (no booking required)
Walk: The History of St Ives with Hugh Trevarthen
See Sunday 9th, 2pm for details.

WESTCOTT’S QUAY 9pm £7 (no booking required)
Lantern Ghost Storywalk with Shanty Baba
See Sunday 9th, 9pm for details. www.shantybaba.com

 

Monday 17th September

Guided Walk: The Archaeology of West Penwith with Tony Farrell
See Monday 10th for details.

GUILDHALL, STREET-AN-POL 11am £5 (no booking required)
Walk: The Story of St Ives with Dawn Bright
See Monday 10th, 11am for details.

 

Tuesday 18th September

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL  11am £5 (no booking required)
Guided Walk:  St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell
See Sunday 10th 11am for details.

MEET OUTSIDE ST IVES ARTS CLUB, WESTCOTT’S QUAY 11am £5 (no booking required)
Guided Walk: St Ives Fishing Industry with John McWilliams
See Tuesday 11th 11am for details.

Tuesday 11th & 18th September 11am £5
Tate Around Town
Discover how a small fishing town became an art capital of the world.
Join our tour guide as they unravel the story of the artists who called this special place home and earned St Ives its worldwide artistic reputation. Starting at the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden and ending at Tate St Ives, join us on a town tour exploring the art of St Ives. Tours last approx. 90 minutes. To book see https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-st-ives/tour/tate-around-town

 

Wednesday 19th September

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL 10.30am £8 (no booking required)
Guided Walk: Environs of St Ives walk with Tony Farrell
See Wednesday 12th 10.30am for details.

GUILDHALL, STREET-AN-POL 11am £5 (no booking required)
Walk: The Story of St Ives with Dawn Bright
See Monday 10th, 11am for details.

WESTCOTT’S QUAY 2.30pm £7 (no booking required)
St Ives Pirate Walk
It’s International “Talk like a Pirate” Day. Join Shanty for this broadside of entertainment. Pirate stories, instruction in the “code”, lessons in piratespeak. All ages will love this fun filled voyage of piratical mayhem and laughter. Come dressed as pirate crew. Rated “rrrhh.” www.shantybaba.com

WESTCOTT’S QUAY 7pm £7 (no booking required)
St Ives Comedy Walk with Shanty Baba
See Wednesday 12th, 7pm for details. www.shantybaba.com

 

Thursday 20th September

Guided Walk: The Archaeology of West Penwith with Tony Farrell 
See Monday 10th for details.

GUILDHALL, STREET-AN-POL 11am £5 (no booking required)
Walk: The Artists of St Ives with Dawn Bright
See Thursday 13th, 11am for details.

THE MALAKOFF 2pm £5 (no booking required)
Walk: The History of St Ives with Hugh Trevarthen
See Sunday 9th, 2pm for details.

 

Saturday 22nd September

THE GUILDHALL, STREET AN POL  11am £5 (no booking required)
Guided Walk:  St Ives Town Walk with Tony Farrell 
See Sunday 9th 3pm for details.