What’s on in Falmouth?
Falmouth hosts many of Cornwall’s most colourful and vibrant events – Falmouth Week, Falmouth Oyster Festival, Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival, Falmouth Spring Festival, the list goes on, check out the featured events below:-
Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival Fri. 22nd – Sun. 24th June Venue: The Town The largest free maritime music festival on the planet! Shanty bands and singers from across the UK and Europe converge on Falmouth, bringing a wonderfully diverse range of shanties performed on stages throughout the town. In addition to bands performing each day and evening, the Opening and Closing Ceremonies are held on Events Square. The festival raises funds for the RNLI. www.falmouthseashanty.co.uk
Falmouth Classics Fri 22nd – Sun 24th June Venue: Offshore Building on the success of expanding to a three-day event, Falmouth Classics have now been able to bring the competitors together in one area in close proximity to the Sea Shanty Festival. Thanks to National Ventilation and Airtech Environmental Systems together with Falmouth Harbour Commissioners, berthing will be free for visiting competitors, putting Falmouth in the top league alongside other major classic regattas. www.falmouthclassics.co.uk
Falmouth Week Fri. 10th – Sun. 19th August Venue: On the water and various locations around the town. Six days of match racing for keelboats, traditional craft and dinghies in the waters off Falmouth Bay, the Carrick Roads and the harbour. Wednesday is Champagne Day, a race for the big yachts with a 25-mile coastal course finishing in the inner harbour, whilst smaller boats race in the Carrick Roads. On the shore there are activities to keep everyone entertained from the fantastic Red Arrows display (TBC) and themed party nights to samba and the Action Sports Tour Bike Show. In Events Square there are daytime events such as Science in The Square by the University of Exeter, while in the evening you’ll find a great line up of music acts.
See www.falmouthweek.co.uk for full programme and ticketing details. www.southwestbarsandevents.co.uk www.falmouthweek.co.uk
Pink Wig Event Fri. 10th August Venue: Events Square www.pinkwigevents.org.uk
Falmouth Marching Carnival led by Falmouth Marine Band Sat. 11th August Venue: Through Town
Red Arrows Tue 14th August Venue: Harbour
Falmouth Oyster Festival Thur. 11th – Sun 14th October Venue: Events Square and The Moor The highlight of Falmouth’s Autumn calendar is this nationally recognised, award-winning annual festival which celebrates the start of the oyster dredging season. Including an oyster bar, a wide variety of seafood, wines and champagne, real ales and stouts, arts, crafts, food and drink halls, chef demos and all that is best in Cornish musical entertainment. www.falmouthoysterfestival.co.uk www.falmouthfestivals.co.uk www.falmouth.co.uk
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