Events Diary

Friday 14th March 2008


APRIL

26th April 08 -CAMBOURNE 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.  ww.falmouthtallships.co.uk and www.tallshipsfalmouth.co.uk

OCTOBER

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

 



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