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Live updates from the World Pasty Championships 2014

March 1, 2014
Author: Tom

 7pm Congratulations to the 2014 World Pasty Champions! The winners are: Cornish Pasty Amateur Winner: Terry O’Connor from Watford Second: Jon Lovejoy from Plymouth Third: Vanessa Far from Bristol Cornish Pasty Professional Winner: David Timmins Second: Jason Robbins Third: Ryan Smedley Cornish Pasty Company Winner: West Cornwall Pasty Co Second: Simply Cornish Third: Proper Cornish Cornish [...]

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Winners of the World Pasty Championships 2013

March 2, 2013
Author: Tom

Reigning champion Billy Deakin was the big winner in the second annual World Pasty Championships, held at the Eden Project in Cornwall today. Billy, from Mount Hawke, Cornwall regained the champion spot in the Cornish Pasty Amateur category of the prestigious awards. Last year he missed the prize-giving ceremony because he had to get home [...]

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Cornish pasty world map: 2013 version!

February 22, 2013
Author: Tom

Ahead of our second annual World Pasty Championships at Eden on Saturday 2 March 2013, we’ve updated our Google Map (see below) of handheld, filled snacks from around the world. We’ve added tasty pastries from Scotland, Iran and Afghanistan. View Cornish pasties and their relations in a larger map Some of these snacks are directly [...]

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Save money on your energy bills with Cornwall Together

February 18, 2013
Author: Hannah

We’ve just help launch a second round of the Cornwall Together collective buying group to help even more households save money on their energy bills. It follows the success of Cornwall Together’s first round of switching that took place in October 2012. In just under a month 7,000 Cornish households had signed up, with switchers [...]

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Prepare for the cold snap by sorting your energy bill this autumn

September 13, 2012
Author: Hannah

We’ve all started to feel the chilly autumn mornings this week; it’s that time of year when we resist turning on the heating, but expensive energy bills are already on our minds… If they’re worrying you, one easy thing you can do is join the collective energy buying scheme which Eden is backing. It could save [...]

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Get the new iPhone app for your visit to the Eden Project

August 1, 2012
Author: Hannah

If you’re planning a visit to Eden, why not try our new Insider Guide iPhone app? We’ve put it together so that you can find cool stuff at Eden, check out what events are on and get special offers that you can use during and after your visit. Our Digital Team has had great fun [...]

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Take part in a community grants ‘Dragon’s Den’ for Cornwall

July 13, 2012
Author: Hannah

If you live in Cornwall’s St Blazey, Par or Tywardreath you’re invited to a special Dragon’s Den style event where you get to decide which community projects deserve a slice of Big Lottery Fund grants. The event, which takes place in Par on 28 July 2012, will see shortlisted applicants pitching their projects to the [...]

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Outdoor learning celebration at Cornish school

June 11, 2012
Author: Hannah

Our Schools Team was honoured to be invited to Lostwithiel Primary School’s Outdoor Celebration day the other week. The story started last on a dark November evening when we met with the staff and devised a partnership to encourage outdoor learning in their wonderful grounds. Over a course of six outdoor sessions, our Schools Team [...]

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Welcome to our new Cornish oasis garden

June 1, 2012
Author: Tom

We’ve opened a stunning new garden featuring water pools lined with Bodmin Moor granite and filled with some of Cornwall’s most popular plants. The Sense of Memory Garden is a 22-metre oasis laden with fan palms, bamboo and rhododendron and inspired by Cornwall’s wild landscape and sub-tropical gardens. Reflecting the world-famous Biomes are two ornamental [...]

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Eden hosts China clay film screening

April 26, 2012
Author: Emma

On Saturday 28 April we’ll be hosting a screening of ‘Days of Clay’, a selection of archive film of the china clay industry, some of which has rarely been seen. The film, featured recently on BBC Spotlight, has been put together by Wheal Martyn, China Clay History Society and Azook CIC to help communities in [...]

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