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Irrespective of the season, there's always something going on in Cornwall. 

The winds of late October have encouraged the autumn leaves that were still clinging to branches to finally fall to rest. November is such a lovely month for woodland walks and as the month draws to an end, the County starts to gear itself up for Christmas.  It's an ideal time to visit Cornwall and pick up a quirky Christmas gift from one of many independent retailers and at the host of Christmas Craft Fairs.  There's also the City of Lights Parade which is a must see event for first time visitors to Truro.  

Here are a selection of things to do around and about The Roseland Peninsula in November.

There's also a very useful publication called Inside Cornwall that provides much more information and can be purchased in almost all newsagents in the County.  Two other good sources of information are King Harry's Cornwall and the Visit Cornwall websites.

1 - 26 Nov - Farwell to sails.  An exhibition commemorating the 60th anniversary of the last voyage around Cape Horn by commercial square-rigged sailing ships.  National Maritime Museum, Discovery Quay, Falmouth.

6 Nov - Eden Arts Cafe.  Live music with resident band Jelly Jazz.  Eden Project, Bodelva from 7.30pm.

13 - 15 Nov - Cornwall Film Festival.  The annual celebration of Cornish and international film-making at various venues across Falmouth and Penryn.  

17 - 21 Nov.  Grapes of Wrath.  Fantastic book brought to life on the stage with Christopher Timothy and Sorcha Cusack. Hall for Cornwall, Back Quay, Truro form 7.30pm.

18 Nov - Truro City of Lights.  The City of Lights Festival and parade returns to Truro again this year in time for the Christmas lights switch on.  This year's theme is Truro's social and maritime history.  Lemon Quay from 7pm.

20 - 22 Nov - Music at Tresanton.  A weekend of world-class chamber music performance from the Waldstein Ensemble and Friends.  Tresanton Hotel, St Mawes.

25 - 28 Nov - Made in Cornwall Fair.  A selection of Cornish products, including food, drink, pottery, jewellery, paintings, glass and pottery for sale. Lemon Quay, Truro from 9:00am daily.

28 - 29 Nov - Natural Christmas.  Pick up tips on how to use natural items, such as dried leaves, lichen and seed-heads in your Christmas decorations.  Trelissick Gardens, Feock from 12:00pm.

28 Nov - String Serenade.  The Roseland Music Society brings a group of talented Russian musicians (The Dominant String Quartet) to Portscatho for a wonderful evening playing pieces by Haydn, Beethoven, Shostakovich and Borodin.  Gerrans Parish Memorial Hall, Portscatho from 7.30pm