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Friday 14th March 2008


APRIL

26th April 08 -CAMBORNE TREVITHICK DAY

This is a popular day out for the family or engine enthuses. Celebrating the achievements of Cornish inventor Richard Trevithick(1771-1832)For those who are enthusiastic about engines your day will be filled with Vintage & Veteran vehicles, static engines, minature steam engines and for the family a children's fairground, local school display, street stalls and a steam parade. www.trevithick-day.org.uk

MAY

1st May 08-PADSTOW 'OBBY OSS' DAY

The first day of May is 'obby oss' day in Padstow. The origins of this traditional celebrations are lost in the midst of time, but it is thought to celebrate the arrival of spring and may even be an ancient fertility festival. www.padstow.com

8th May 08 - HELSTON FLORA DAY

The origins of the dance are certainly pre-christian and are connected with an ancient spring festivals all over Europe. Nowadays it's ancients intention of ushering in prosperous harvests goes hand in hand with the splash of colour all over the town, the joyous music and high spirits of all involved. www.helston-online.co.uk/flora.htm

8th - 17th May 08 - DAPHNE DU MAURIER FESTIVAL

23rd- 26th May 08-RUN TO THE SUN NEWQUAY

24th May - 1st June 08 - FAL RIVER FESTIVAL 
www.falriverfestival.co.uk

JUNE

5th - 7th June 08 - ROYAL CORNWALL SHOW

Agricultural extravaganza with events,stalls, markets etc at Wadebridge. www.royalcornwallshow.org

13th -15th June 08 - FALMOUTH SEA SHANTY FESTIVAL  www.falmouthshout.com/festival.html

21st-29th June 08-POLPERRO FESTIVAL

22nd - 28th June 08- MEVAGISSEY FESTIVAL

JULY

14th July 08 - STITIANS SHOW 
www.stithianshow.org.uk

30th July 08 - R.N.A.S Culdrose Air Day

Helicopters, areoplanes and a whole lot more at the ultimate boy's toys show.  www.royalnavy.mod.uk/server/show/nav.6201

AUGUST

9th - 16th August 08 - HENRI-LLOYD FALMOUTH REGATTA WEEK (incorporating Falmouth Classics)

Racing for all types of craft supported by a full daytime and evening social programme, including fireworks spectaular. www.falmouthweek.co.uk

SEPTEMBER

10th - 13th September - TALL SHIPS FESTIVAL

The start of the funchal 500 Tall Ships Regatta. Some of the largest tall ships a float, plus many smaller ones. Ship tours, day sails, street markets, concerts fireworks etc.  www.falmouthtallships.co.uk and www.tallshipsfalmouth.co.uk

OCTOBER

16th - 19th October 08 -FALMOUTH OYSTER FESTIVAL  
www.falmouthoysterfestival.co.uk

 30th - Haunted Tour Pendennis Castle
Take part in the special adults only Halloween ghost tour. Tours last approx two hours and a pasty and hot drink are included. Over 16's only and not suitable for people with limited mobility. Pre-booking essential. Call 01326 316594
7pm.


NOVEMBER

29th - 30th November - Festive Falconry Pendennis Castle

Join raphael Falconry for a Falconry event with a Christmas theme. Learn how Medieval huntsmen contributed to the supply of banquet food. Also, while grown-ups are buying Christmas gifts with a 10per cent discount, children can have fun seeking out mini reindeer which are hiding around the property. Pre-booking not necessary. 10am - 4pm

DECEMBER

14th December - Nadelick Pendennis Castle

Come and Join in at the castle to celebrate Christmas the Cornish way. You can expect to find mince pies and mulled wine, as well as Christmas lights and carol singers. There's even the possibility of the sound of sleigh bells in the distance.Pre booking not necessary, 11am - 4pm

Lastest News

Monday 1st October 2007

Well the summer has been and gone , or what we had of it ! and the autumn is upon us and what a wonderfully glorious couple of months September and October have so far turned out to be.
Between the 18th - 21st October we have the annual oyster festival here in Falmouth . See www.falmouthoysterfestival.co.uk for the full details.It is certainly a must for all those lovers of food ,drink and all things nautical. Along with this on the 19th - 20th October is also the towns 30th annual beer festival which again will be held at Princess Pavilions organized by CAMRA , with many local and west country breweries present and quite a few from further beyond ! This is another popular and well attended event .
On a more forward note ,but similar theme is the Funchal 500 Tall Ships Regatta which is to be held next year between 10th - 13th September here in the Port of Falmouth , www.falmouthtallships.co.uk . This will be a major maritime event and one not to be missed.This is the true essence of Falmouth and its wonderful history so closely linked to that of sail and sea.
As for us here at the Hawthorne Dene we now look forward to the autumn and winter season and all it brings. The log fires will soon be lit and the winter menu's brought in to reflect the time and change of season. This is a lovely cosy time and very popular with our many regulars.

News Update

Monday 2nd April 2007

This is a new feature on our site and we hope that you will like it , find it helpful and informative and even occasionally amusing .
We will be posting news of events in and around Falmouth , what's going on here at the Hawthorne Dene and any thing else that we find might be of interest to you all. This has come about along with the new lay out of the site which we hope you all find a bit more user friendly,but still retaining the best of it's old feature's and as ever remaining true to the principle that "what you see is what you get " unlike so many sites that you come across these days !
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