Thursday, 12 May 2011

Fal River Festival 27 May - 4th June

This years Fal River Festival is held between Friday 27th May and Sunday 5th June, with 10 days of events on both sides of the Fal this promises to be one of the best yet. Each day there are numerous events so please do see the Fal River Festival website for full details, below are a selection of events.

Friday 27th: Opening Ceremony congregating at Events Square, Falmouth.
Saturday 28th: Day Sail on the Lord Nelson, 8am - 5pm, tickets through the Jubilee Sailing Trust.
Sunday 29th: Fal River Walk. A 14 miles walk along the edges of the Fal River from Penryn at 10.30am, up to the King Harry Ferry, and back down to St Mawes.
Sunday 29th: RNLI Castle to Castle Swim, from Pendennis Headland to St Mawes Castle beach from 3pm.
Sunday 29th & Monday 30th: Fal Fish Fest, opened by Rick Stein at 11am on Events Square.
Monday 30th - Saturday 4th: Time Travellers Go... Seafaring, 11am-4pm at Pendennis Castle.
Tuesday 31st: Jewellery Making Workshop, 2-4pm Flushing Sailing Club.
Wednesday 1st: St Mawes Beer, Jazz on the Quay & Du Hag Owr, three performances with hog roast and Skinners beer from 4pm on St Mawes Quay.
Thursday 2nd: Film on the Fal. The King Harry Ferry will be showing Master and Commander at 9.40pm on the ferry. Leaves Feock side 9.20pm and Roseland side 9.30pm.
Friday 3rd: Film on the Fal. The Abyss, as above.
Friday 3rd: Grand Ball at The Greenbank Hotel from 7pm, tickets £30 (black tie) available from The Greenbank Hotel.
Saturday 4th: Start of Azores-and-Back Ocean Yacht Race (AZAB). 1300 start, viewing from St Mawes, Pedennis and St Anthony shores.

Several events are on going through the week to include a Sherlock Holmes performance from Miracle Theatre at Trelissick Gardens, and North American craft making at the National Maritime Museum Falmouth.

Full details at the Fal River Festival website.

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