Past Events › West Cornwall

Sep 2018

29th Sep 2018

Jess Memorial Event 2018

Jess’ family and friends chose to host the event in aid of The Wave Project in 2017 and raised well over £2,000 last year. They plan to fundraise for The Wave Project again this year, on Saturday 29th September 2018. They would love to see some of The Wave Project Family and Surf Club participating...   This event is held in honour of Jess Solley who sadly took her life in 2009, after suffering from depression. Jess grew up in…

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Dec 2018

13th Dec 20185:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rick Stein Surf Therapy Suppers

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Mar 2019

30th Mar 201910:00 am - 2:00 pm

West Cornwall Volunteer Training Days 2019

As soon as spring is sprung we shall be hitting the beach again, ready to welcome a new crew of dedicated Wave Project volunteers. We will be running two volunteer training days, one in St Ives and one at Gwithian. These training days are an ideal opportunity to find out more about being a Wave Project Volunteer, to meet the team and to get to know the beaches and surf schools we operate from. Training days are super informal, relaxed…

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Jul 2019

20th Jul 20198:00 am - 21st Jul 20195:00 pm

The Summer Surf Challenge

The Summer Surf Challenge is a weekend of adaptive surfing welcome to all ages and those with disabilities. Specially trained surf instructors, adaptive equipment and teams of volunteers are available to support participants as they ride their first waves into shore! A fun weekend for all the family!

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Aug 2019

4th Aug 2019

Young Volunteer Training Day

Sunday 4th August 10am - 2pm @ Tregenna Surf House, Porthmeor Beach, St Ives This young volunteer training day is exclusively for young people aged between 14 and 18 who would like to train to become volunteer surf mentors with The Wave Project. In West Cornwall we currently have a small group of young volunteers who have come through the project, completing their 6-week course and continuing to surf with us as members of the surf club. Once they turned 14 years old they trained up to become volunteers themselves, helping…

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10th Aug 2019

Open Day at New West Cornwall Facility

Saturday 10th August - Tregenna Surf House, Porthmeor Beach, St Ives Drop in anytime between 10am and 1pm Eat some cake, have a cuppa and enjoy the view at our new Wave Project facility in West Cornwall! There will also be a chance to buy a Wave Project T-shirt, jumper or other merchandise. Come along and say hello, find out more about Wave Project and help support us by buying some refreshments or joining in the colouring competition!

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25th Aug 201910:00 am - 1:00 pm

Volunteer Training Session

Sunday 25th August, 10am - 1pm, Tregenna Surf House, Porthmeor Beach, St Ives Come along to this training session if you'd like to learn all about being a Wave Project volunteer surf mentor! In this very informal, relaxed session we will jump in the sea on beautiful Porthmeor Beach in St Ives to learn some basic surf safety and how to safely assist people on surf boards in the waves. We will then have a cuppa in our brand new…

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Sep 2019

28th Sep 20198:30 am - 9:00 pm

The Jess Memorial Surf Comp 2019

The Jess Memorial is an annual surf competition held in memory of the life of Jess Solley.  It is an open event that all of the family can enjoy! Jess’ family and friends chose to host the event in aid of The Wave Project in 2017 & 2018 and raised an awesome £5,922.49. They plan to fundraise for The Wave Project again this year, on Saturday 28th September 2019. They would love to see some of The Wave Project Family…

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Oct 2019

26th Oct 201911:00 am - 3:00 pm

Halloween Surf & Party

The West Cornwall Surf Club, their families and all the volunteers are invited to the Halloween Surf and Party! 11am - 1pm Join the silly, spooky surfing and catch some waves all dressed up in halloween splendour! (Just make sure your costume is light so you can still do your surfing moves!) Then 1pm - 3pm we can get warm and cosy in the Surf House and refuel on a yummy pasta lunch provided by Porthmeor Cafe. There will be…

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Nov 2019

The Wave Project Annual Awards

16th Nov 20196:30 pm - 11:30 pm
TR7 1EW, The Headland Hotel
Newquay, England TR7 1EW United Kingdom
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The Wave Project's annual awards celebrates the achievements of the young people and supporters who have participated in surf therapy through the year. Compering on the night will be Wave Project patron, Victoria Pendleton CBE. The evening will include a 3 course meal in the stunning Headland Hotel Ballroom and a night filled with inspirational stories of resilience, compassion, and heart. Purchase your ticket today and join us for this wonderful evening.

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