Christmas In Liskeard 2017

The vibrant community feeling in Liskeard is never more evident than at Christmas time. The town comes alive with a magical winter carnival parade of huge illuminated lanterns, there are vintage gems a-plenty and independent retailers  proudly show off their local produce. Take in some of the events below for a real slice of Cornish life…..

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Liskeard FM

Liskeard FM Radio

25th November – 22nd December

Your community radio station, run by volunteers and broadcasting in the run-up to Christmas, promoting events, music, and community groups in and around Liskeard. Hits the airwaves 25th November!

Moosic to your ears!

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Liskeard Vintage Fair

December 1st, 4 pm-8 pm at Liskeard Public Hall, West Street, Liskeard, PL14 6BW

Liskeard Vintage Fayre is an annual event celebrating all things vintage. Find unusual Christmas gifts & enjoy an evening of stress-free shopping.

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Ladies Christmas Quiz Night

Friday 1st December, 7pm. Liskerrett Community Centre

A ladies evening filled with Christmas trivia, delicious refreshments and the opportunity to buy beautiful Christmas gifts. Teams of up to 6, £2 per person. Organised by Liskeard Light and Life Church.

Liskeard Christmas Poster Front

Nadelik yn Lyskerrys- Cornish Christmas

Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd December. Various venues and times. Click link for full itinerary.

Liskeard will be celebrating Christmas in a traditional Cornish way this year, with extra decorations, a very special Lights Up including a Christmas feast, wild hunt, a children’s trail around town and a chance for everyone to learn a bit of Cornish.

Christmas Free Parking 2017

Free Christmas Parking

December 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd.

Car parking will be FREE in Liskeard on the four Saturdays in December. Applies to the Westbourne, Cattle Market and Upper Sungirt car parks.

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Open Day at Liskeard Catholic Church

Saturday 2nd December, from 9am. Our Lady and St Neot Church in West Street will be open all day. Members of the Parish will be on hand to welcome visitors and there will be copies of the Lord’s Prayer translated into Cornish.

Tea and coffee will be available and there will be Christian Advent calendars and booklets on sale. A perfect place for a moment of quiet reflection and prayer away from the hurley burley of Christmas shopping.

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Breakfast With Santa

December 2nd at 10 am-2 pm at the Salvation Army, Church Street, Liskeard.

Join Santa and his helpers for breakfast. Meet Santa in his grotto, there will also be stalls with cakes, crafts, toiletries etc

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Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church Christmas Tree Festival

December 2nd – December 23rd, 10 am-12.30 pm daily at Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church, Windsor Place, Liskeard. PL14 4BL

Dance Workshops

Cornish Guise Dance Workshops

December 2nd, 10.30 am-12.30 pm at Liskeard Public Hall, 3-5, West Streer, Liskeard. PL14 4BL

A weekly series of workshops to learn a selection of traditional Cornish step and set dances for ‘guise dancing’ in preparation for Liskeard’s Cornish Christmas celebration. With LIVE music. Suitable for any level.

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Santas on a Bike

December 1st, 1.45 pm on the Parade

Come and support the dozens of motorbike riders dressed as Santa who will be passing through Liskeard at around 1.45 pm on their annual charity bike ride raising money for Children’s Hospice South West. It’s quite a sight!

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Liskeard Lights Up

December 2nd at 5.30 pm in Liskeard

Liskeard’s annual winter carnival is always a magical evening. There will be a procession of lanterns followed by the switching on of the Christmas lights and a firework display. This year’s theme is a ‘Cornish Christmas’.

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Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church Toy Service

December 3rd at 9.30 am at Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church, Windsor Place, Liskeard PL14 4BL

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Advent Carol Service

December 3rd at 6pm at St Martin’s Church, Plymouth Road,Liskeard, PL14 3AX

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Christmas Fair

December 4th – 22nd, 9.30 am-3.30 pm at Stuart House Arts & Heritage Centre, Barras Street, Liskeard, PL14 6AB

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Wesley Toddler Group Nativity

December 8th at 10 am at Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church, Windsor Place, Liskeard. PL14 4BL

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Liskeard Girl Guides Carol Service

December 8th at 6 pm at Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church, Windsor Place, Liskeard PL14 4BL

Liskeard Christmas Food Market

Liskeard Food and Produce Market

December 9th,10 am-3 pm at Liskeard Public Hall, 3-5, West Street, Liskeard. PL14 6BW

Looking forward to the first Liskeard Christmas Food & Craft Market. Come and stock up for the festive season on locally produced food and handmade crafts. Refreshments by The Real Junkfood Project. Raising funds for Liskeard Food Bank.

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Christmas Fair

December 9th, 10 am-2 pm at Little Rising Stars Nursery, 20, Dean Street, Liskeard. PL14

Tombola, sweets, cakes, raffle, Lucky Dip, Usbourne Books and more. Money raised will go towards new and exciting plans for the garden

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Joy to the World – Carol Concert

December 9th at 7 pm at Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church, Windsor Place, Liskeard. PL14 4BL

Carol Concert featuring Caradon Youth Choir

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Christingle Service

December 10th at 4pm at St Martin’s Church, Plymouth Road, Liskeard. PL14 3AX

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Annual MacMillan Concert featuring Liskerrett Male Voice Choir

December 10th at 7 pm at Liskeard Public Hall, 3- 5, West Street, Liskeard PL14 6BW

Tickets: £6 on the door

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ABC Christingle Service

December 12th at 10 am and also at 1.30 pm at St Martin’s Church, Plymouth Road, Liskeard. PL14 3AX

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Gorfenna Day Carol Service

December 14th at 11am at St Ive Chapel, St Ive, Liskeard PL14

Featuring the Liskerrett Male Voice Choir

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Festive Get Together

December 16th, 10 am-2 pm at Liskerrett Community Centre, Varley Lane, Liskeard. PL14 4AP

Community get together with entertainment and activities. Everyone welcome!

15 Jan 2010, Wirral, Merseyside, England --- Christmas candles lit, England --- Image by © Paul Thompson/Corbis

Mayor’s Candlelit Carol Service

December 17th at 6 pm at Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church, Windsor Place, Liskeard PL14 4BL

St Cleer Xmas Tree Fest

St Martin’s Carol Service

December 17th at 6 pm at St Martin’s Church, Plymouth Road, Liskeard, PL14 3AX

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Christmas Oven Ready Poultry Sale

December 19th at 9.30 am at the Cattle Market, Fair Park Road, Liskeard, PL14 4BA,

Christmas oven ready poultry sale, to include hundreds of quality, locally grown turkeys, chickens, geese, duck, hams & beef.

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Lions Christmas Bingo

December 19th at 7 pm at Eliot House Hotel, Castle Street, Liskeard PL14 3AU

Prizes include lovely hampers for a full house and further generous prizes for individual lines.

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Sounds like Christmas- a brand new Christmas nativity musical (and some carols)

December 20th at 7 pm at St Martin’s Church, Plymouth Road. Liskeard. PL14 3AX

December 21st at 7 pm at Eliot House Hotel, Castle Street, Liskeard. PL14 3AU

A brand new musical (and some carols). Admission £1 donation for Liskeard Food Bank

Sterts Candlelit Concert

Sterts Singers Christmas Celebration

December 21st at 7 pm at Sterts Theatre, Upton Cross, PL14 5AZ

Sterts Theatre are again holding a Candlelit Carol Concert in the Theatre (dress up warm), to celebrate the start of Christmas and to raise fund for charity. The cafe and bar will be open, there will be mulled wine and mince pies.

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Christmas Time at Bambinos

December 23rd, 11 am-2 pm at Bambino Cafe, Marthus Court, Liskeard.

An afternoon of family fun including a visit from a very special guest.

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Christingle at Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church

December 24th at 5 pm at Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church, Windsor Place, Liskeard. PL14 4BL

There will be an opportunity to make your own Christingle from 4 pm

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Christmas Day Celebration Service

December 25th at 10.15 am at Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church, Windsor Place, Liskeard. PL14 4BL