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DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know: We are always on the lookout for more history about Par beach.
ADVICE
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In need of assistance?

Beach Postcode: PL24 2AS
O/S Grid Ref: 088533
PRESERVE HABITAT
We are keen to preserve the habitat of Par Beach to attract all manner of birds, bugs, butterflies and mammals
SOCIAL EVENTS
We hold social events throughout most of the year such as:

Bird watch, Bat talk & walk, Wildlife walk, Quiz Nights and more.
Why not join us?
TIME & TIDE BELL
This is an important National Community Art project.

Read about our successful bid, fund raising and installation of this special project.
INTERNET LINKS
A compliation of local, regional and national links to websites having similar interests as those of Friends of Par Beach.

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know: The bird lake used to be a model boating pond.

MEMBERS' PHOTO'S
Visit our members' photo galleries including work parties and social events like our Beach Art Comeptition
DOCUMENTS
Historical documents and posters you can freely download. Also available are our constitution and policy documents.
WHO WE ARE
Find out how we were formed and why. Read about our stated aims and read about the committee members' roles.
COME JOIN US
Support our efforts to conserve the beauty, character assessibility and community use of Par Beach.

Car Parking for 300 vehicles.

Low cost

Restroom facilities

with easy access

Bench seating at various locations donated by FoPB fund raisers and Cornwall Council

Members' Photograph

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06
Feb

NEWS: Creative Conservation 

A Date For Your Diary!

Creative Cornwall, a dynamic collective of artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers, and creatives, is thrilled to announce an exclusive event, "Creative Conservation," set to take place at The Welloe on the stunning Praa Sands beach on Sunday, February 18th International Whale Day.

Inspired by spotting a humpback on one of the weekly creative walks, the event is an effort to contribute to marine conservation. Creative Cornwall is producing this event to raising funds for the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Seaquest Southwest. The collective is generously donating original ocean and whale inspired artworks created by its members, with all proceeds from the art sales directly benefiting the conservation efforts led by CWT and Seaquest.

Date:

Sunday 18th February 2024

Time:

3.00 pm - 8.00 pm

Location

The Welloe, Praa Sands Beach, Penzance TR20

Cost:

FREE!!

Booking:

No Booking Required

Event Highlights:

Art Exhibition:

Attendees will have the opportunity to explore and purchase unique, original artworks created by the talented members of Creative Cornwall. The art exhibition aims to showcase the diverse creative talents within the collective while supporting the crucial work of CWT and Seaquest.

Live Music:

The event will feature live performances by local musicians, creating a vibrant and dynamic atmosphere throughout the day. The sounds of Cornwall's musical talent will harmonize with the coastal setting and event theme, adding to the overall experience of Creative Conservation.

Whale-Inspired Talk:

Renowned Bafta and Emmy award-winning wildlife filmmaker, Ian McCarthy, will captivate the audience with an awe-inspiring talk focused on whales and the marine environment. McCarthy's expertise promises to enlighten and engage attendees, providing a unique perspective on the importance of marine conservation.

Free Admission:

Creative Conservation is open to everyone, with free admission for all who wish to join in this celebration of art, music, and marine life. Creative Cornwall encourages the community to come together for a day of creativity and compassion.

Food and Drinks:

The bar and restaurant at The Welloe is fully licensed and will be open throughout the day, offering a selection of delicious local fare and refreshing drinks. Attendees can indulge in culinary delights while enjoying the breath-taking views of Praa Sands beach.

We hope to see many of you there to celebrate Seaquest in a creative way!

Best Wishes,

Gem and the Seaquest Team!





13
Feb

EVENT: Ranger Work Party 

Ranger Work Party

Woodland Management

Monday 19th February.

10.00 - 15.00 hrs


Meet: The Statue at the Western End of the Beach Access Road.

Location: The Western area between the Wildflower Meadow and Haul Road access point.

Our ranger, Jenny Heskett will be on site with a team to undertake some woodland management.

All are welcome to join them at anytime that suits. Bring your own refreshments.



13
Feb

EVENT: Bird Talk and Walk (25 Feb 24) 

Bird Identification
Talk and Walk

with Tim McGrath of the
Wildlife and Wetlands Trust.

Friends of Par Beach is delighted to invite you to another Bird Identification Talk and Walk with Tim McGrath to learn more about common and rarer birds visiting Par Beach and Local Nature Reserve. Suitable for complete beginners and experts alike to come and share local insights with this knowledgeable, friendly guide.

Binoculars highly recommended, camera optional.

When: 08.15 for 08.30 hrs start, Sunday 25th February 2024.
Where: Meet at the Western Car Park. (Par Docks End).
Cost: Free to FoPB members and under 12s. £3 for non-members.
(Join on the day! Annual membership is £5 for an individual, £8 for a couple/family).


04
Feb

EVENT: Love Your Beach 2024 

Love Your Beach

Sunday 11th February

10.30 - 12.30

Par Beach Clean + Art Activities

Meet at the Friends of Par Beach Hut opposite Par Beach Cafe

Come and join us.

We'll have additional artistic activities too - involving making patterns in the sand.

We've requested dry weather but suggest good boots or wellies, gloves and warm waterproof clothing to make the best of whatever nature throws at us!

We hope to see you there!



Friends of Par Beach is supported by PL24 Community Association, Tesco, CO OP, Par Sands Coastal Holiday Park, and Cornwall Council Community Grant