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EVENTS
FALMOUTH 2016

Find events in Falmouth and the surrounding area in our 2016 events guide. With a rich maritime heritage and the third largest natural harbour in the world, Falmouth plays host to many events and festivals throughout the year, both on and off the water. We have everything from the Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week, the Oyster Festival and the Sea Shanty Festival to historic events at Pendennis Castle and Falmouth town events like the Spring Festival.

Please note that the Pendennis Cup which was scheduled for 2016 will not now be held until the summer of 2018 to coincide with Pendennis 30th anniversary.

What's on at Princess Pavilion

We host a wide range of events spanning live music, stand up comedy, theatre, arts, dance, lectures and exhibitions. Just have a look at the link below to see what's on.

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What's on at Princess Pavilion

BioBlitz Tremough 2016

Join our knowledgeable staff and students to explore and survey the wildlife around Penryn campus on Saturday 21st May from 7am-9pm. This FREE event is open to all ages and is brilliant for families.

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BioBlitz Tremough 2016

ParkLive

ParkLive is a series of free monthly music events held from 26th April to 27th September 2016 in the lovely surroundings of Kimberley Park brought to you by Source FM.

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ParkLive

Fal River Festival

Fal River Festival is a fantastic ten day festival held from 30th May to 5th June 2016 which encompasses over 150 events varying from music and drama, the arts and heritage to gig racing and walking.

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Fal River Festival

Pendennis Castle

Pendennis Castle hosts a wide range of exciting family events throughout the season including Medieval Jousting and the spectacular Explosion of History.

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Pendennis Castle

Sea Shanty Festival

A festival of Sea Shanties, Songs of the Sea and Cornish Songs held from 17th to 19th June 2016 is a fascinating glimpse into the world of maritime music while raising funds for the RNLI.

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Sea Shanty Festival

Falmouth Classics

This sailing event held from 17th to 19th June 2016 consists of three days of dedicated classic boat racing featuring everything from the spectacular local working boats to a range of visiting classic yachts.

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Falmouth Classics

ZestiFAL

ZestiFAL held from 23rd to 27th July 2016 showcases a whole range of different activities inviting the public to take part including Pilates, Zumba, tennis, climbing, cricket, hockey, circus skills or paddle boarding.

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ZestiFAL

Falmouth Week

Falmouth Week held from the 5th to 14th August 2016 has grown into the largest sailing regatta in the south west with more than 400 yachts racing over eight days.

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Falmouth Week

Falmouth Splash

Splash is a festival of the arts held from 19th to 27th September 2015 including award winning plays, contemporary dance, light and sound exhibitions and talks from inspiring writers.

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Falmouth Splash

Falmouth Oyster Festival

Falmouth Oyster Festival held from 13th to 16th October 2016 celebrates the start of the oyster dredging season and the diversity and quality of Cornish Seafood.

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Falmouth Oyster Festival

Ride the Trafalgar Way

Ride The Trafalgar Way held from 15th to 16th October 2016 is a non stop relay ride following the route taken between Falmouth and London to deliver the news of Nelson's naval victory in the Battle of Trafalgar.

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Ride the Trafalgar Way

Falmouth Beer Festival

Falmouth Beer Festival held from 20th to 22nd October 2016 at the Princess Pavilion features over 200 Real Ales, Ciders and Perrys plus great live entertainment.

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Falmouth Beer Festival

Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival

The Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival held from 12th to 13th November 2016 will feature a poetry slam, street performances and a fabulous array of workshops.

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Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival

A Falmouth Christmas

Christmas in Falmouth is a special occasion and a great time to visit the town. There are loads of events including Santa Fun Run, Live Nativity, Christmas Carnival and Carols on Events Square.

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A Falmouth Christmas

Falmouth Spring Festival

Falmouth Spring Festival held from 10th to 28th March 2016 celebrates Falmouth's beautiful open and green spaces. The town is decked out in yellow and there are guided walks and a Spring Flower Show.

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Falmouth Spring Festival

Falmouth Oyster Gathering

The Falmouth Oyster Gathering and Local Producers Market held from 25th to 27th March 2016 features top chefs producing dishes for you to try together with market stalls and a range of entertainment.

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Falmouth Oyster Gathering

The Pendennis Cup

The Pendennis Cup will not be held until the summer of 2018 to coincide with Pendennis' 30th anniversary.

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The Pendennis Cup


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