What's on in 2015
All Activities and Events are FREE with site admission
Starting from Sunday 26th July and running until Tuesday 1st September
Sundays : Geevor talks
Mondays : Geevor crafts and Story telling
Tuesdays : Cornish Days and Mineral ID workshop also Tin Vanning and Pasty Making Demonstration
Wednesday : Stone Carving
Thursdays : Hand Drilling and Story telling
Fridays : Geevor Crafts
Come and listen to the stories of ex miners held in the "dry". These will start at 12.30 and run for about half an hour.
Children of all ages will enjoy creating mining related crafts.
These run from 11.00 until 3.00. See notice board for location on site.
Come and listen to Sonja tell stories . This is held in the Hard rock museum .
All these dates are a Tuesday.
Merv Davey, Deputy Grand Bard and Alison
Music (Cornish bagpipes….)from about 12.30pm.
Three 20 minute slots
Have a go yourself.
The Seakings. An acoustic Trio.
Mick Paynter, Ex-Chief Bard of Gorseth, talk and poetry with 2 short films.
You will find this going on in Hardrock museum.
Facepainting with Delia.
Tis ha Tavas. Cornish music and poetry.
Sounds Eclectic. An exciting duo.
Come and carve stone under a master craftsman Rory .
10.25 to 12.45 then 13.15 to 1515
In our undercover area you can go hand drilling and experience mining life as it was in the 18th century- Captain Ross Poldarks time.
Using magnifying glasses and microscopes explore the surfaces of minerals and their structure. This will be going on in the Seco hut from 11.30 till 2.00.
The way Geevor used to separate the small samples of tin for assaying demonstrated to you at 12.30.
Margaret will be showing you how from 11.00 in the Hardrock museum.
Have a go at 'gold' panning - keep the minerals and gems that you find!
Every day on the Tin floors.
NEW. Have a go at the Geevor quiz and win one of our new Geevor medals!