21st May 2018

What's on in Falmouth

There are all kinds of wonderful events happening all year round in the Falmouth area.  Here is what is on this May & June...

With the start of summer just around the corner, we’re looking forward to the many fantastic events coming up in and around Falmouth over the coming months. Here are just a few of our favourites taking place in May and June.

Bluebells at Glendurgan: 15th – 31st May

A highlight of the year, the bluebell display at Glendurgan is truly beautiful. Make your way around and see the sloping sides of the garden awash with blue – as well as enjoying the many other spring flowers currently in bloom.

Fal River Festival: 25th May – 3rd June

A 10-day celebration that offers something for everyone to enjoy! With over 100 events taking place at various locations around the Fal River - covering art, music, food, theatre, film, adventure and more - you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to things to see and do.

Deck Games: 26th May – 1st June

Head over to the National Maritime Museum with the kids and step aboard the S.S Chitteranjan, where you can enjoy some of the traditional games that were popular in the golden age of cruise liners. Have a go at ‘Simon Says’ before hearing how to be initiated into ‘Neptune’s Crew’ as you cross the equator.

Clash of the knights at Pendennis Castle: 30th & 31st May

Head over to Pendennis Castle for an action filled day as four teams of knights battle it out for victory! Cheer on your favourites and even have a go at some archery yourself!

Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival: 22nd – 24th June

The Sea Shanty sees the heritage of storytelling through song come alive with live performances by over 50 groups. Founded in 2003 by Falmouth Shout, the festival’s aim is to raise money for the RNLI and to preserve and promote the maritime heritage of the area.

Running in line with the Falmouth Classic Regatta, this is a fantastic time to visit the area and soak up the atmosphere around the town.

Falmouth Classic Regatta: 22nd – 24th June

Running over three days alongside the International Sea Shanty Festival, the Falmouth Classics brings classic boats from near and far together with some dating back as far as 1882. Don’t miss the Parade of Sail and Power – best viewed from Pendennis Point, Pendennis Castle, Castle Drive and Trefusis point.

Titanic Stories Exhibition

A fascinating exhibition that examines the stories of the Titanic’s momentous sinking and re-appraising many of the myths, controversies and assumptions surrounding the tragic event. Running throughout the year, this is one not to miss.