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Christmas Day Activities

A number of events are taking place across Cornwall offering Christmas meals which are free or by donation. Listed events are free of charge unless otherwise stated.

Downderry: Village Hall, Christmas Day 12.30pm for 1 pm Christmas lunch. Please call 07929-930584 / 01503-250124 or email magiluvs2sing@gmail.com

St Austell: Cornerstone Community Centre, Trinity Street, Christmas Day 12pm for 1pm Christmas Dinner. Booking required, please text or call Sue Cox on 07745-815881 or email suecox21@hotmail.co.uk

Wadebridge: John Betjeman Centre, free Christmas Day lunch, call 01208 812392 to book.

Helston / Lizard: Mawgan Village Hall, The Lizard 130pm for 1pm. Christmas Day lunch. Guests receive a small gift and there is also carol singing. Places limited. Transport can be arranged.
Contact Ruth McGurk, Client Liaison Officer, Helston & The Lizard Foodbank rmcgurk1@hotmail.co.uk
or ruth.mcgurk.foodbank@post.com

Falmouth: Abbeyfield Society Christmas Meals, Tresillian House, 3 Stracey Road, Falmouth, TR11 4DW.
Free meals from 24 December (25th December is full) to 4 January 2017. Lunch at 12.30pm, High Tea at 5pm. Maximum three lunches and teas. Please contact Linda Harley to book on 07964-113245 or email: l.harley@abbeyfield.com

Falmouth: Salvation Army Church Christmas Day Lunch at 12pm. To request a place visit the Salvation Army, Brook Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3RJ on Tuesday or Thursday mornings and ask for Clair.

St Austell: St Austell Kitchen Christmas meals on 24, 25, 26 December and 1 January 10am – 2.30 pm.
Contact Mike Mellow, Telephone: 01726 77457 or email: mikemellowatstakstaustell@gmail.com

St Ives: The Guildhall, Street An Pol, St Ives – Christmas Day from 1-3pm organised by the Trustees of St Ives Community Fund. Places must be reserved in advance. To book call into Colenso’s Shop, 2 Gabriel Street, St Ives or call Tamsyn Williams on 01736- 795695 or tamwill@hotmail.co.uk.

Redruth: Gweal An Top Community Centre, School Lane, Redruth, TR15 2ER, 9.30am – noon. Christmas Day Breakfast (25 December). Contact Deborah Reeve on 01209 213807 or email deborahreeve@hotmail.co.uk  Booking for meal: preferable but not essential.

Redruth: The Elms, 61 Green Lane – Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change – Christmas Day Lunch 11am to 3.30pm. Lunch at 12.30pm. Vegetarian option available, suggested donation, £5. Boxing Day lunch 11am – 3.30pm, lunch served at 12.30pm, suggested donation £2. Booking for both events essential, call Clare on 01209-310610 or email cjones@cn4c.org.uk

Truro: St John’s Church Hall, Strangways Terrace, Truro – Homeless Action Group Christmas Day Lunch at from midday. Contact: Susan on 01872-262293

Newquay: Kirribilli Guest House, 134 Mount Wise, Newquay TR7 1QP – DISC Newquay Christmas Dinner for the homeless on 25 December at midday. Contact: Raj Odedra 01637 851842 kirribillinewquay@live.co.uk

Bude: 8 Burns View, Bude – Abbeyfield’s Christmas meals and other events are available (24 Dec – 4 Jan). There is no cost during the above dates but the maximum available is three lunches and teas. Contact Linda Harley to book on 07964-113245 or email: l.harley@abbeyfield.com

Camelford and Wadebridge: Abbeyfield Society, Abbeyfield House, Manor Gardens, Camelford, PL32 9TB – Christmas meals and other events are available (24 Dec – 4 Jan). Christmas day is already booked up. There is no cost but the maximum available is three lunches and teas. Please contact Linda Harley to book on 07964 113245 or email: l.harley@abbeyfield.com

Launceston: Launceston Central Methodist Church 12.30pm for 1pm – Launceston Churches Together Christmas Day Lunch (25 December) for those who live on their own and couples or families who would find it a struggle physically or financially or are lonely. Transport can be provided. For more information contact: Laura Goodall lauragoodall81@gmail.com or 07817549675. Please reply to any of the Launceston churches, Foodbank, the Job Centre or Launceston Tourist Information by 20 December.

Liskeard:  Salvation Army Community Hall, 17-19 Church Street, Liskeard, PL14 3AG – Christmas Day Lunch (25 December) 12.30pm Contact Julian or Val Short to book a place on 01579-340550, or email: julian.short@salvationarmy.org.uk Booking essential – transport can be arranged,

Callington: The Barn, Dupath Farm, Callington, PL17 8AD Christmas Day Lunch (25 December, 1230pm). Booking required, contact Jenny Coombe on 01579-383572 or j.coombe1@hotmail.co.uk
Cost: £6.50. Transport: Free for guests.

Torpoint: St James Church Hall, Torpoint – Christmas Day Lunch (25 December). To reserve a seat please contact the Churches Together Secretary on 01752-812584.

Saltash: Saltash Baptist Church, Culver Road, Saltash, PL12 6BH – Christmas Day Lunch (25 December) 12– 3pm Contact Tim Parkman to book on 01752 849948 or Email: info@saltashbaptist.co.uk