Mevagissey Feast Week

28 June – 03 July

Mevagissey Feast Week

2015 dates subject to availability:

What’s it all about?

This wonderful festival thought to be the longest surviving in Cornwall, owes its success to the blend of traditional and contemporary events which brings the whole community together and welcomes hundreds of visitors to share in its unique celebrations.

What happens?

The weeklong event features exhibitions, demonstrations, live music and lots of fish dishes to eat. Along with choirs and bands, flora dances, children’s entertainment and competitions, plus colourful parades, boat and raft races, a fete and a huge firework display

How can you take part?

From early afternoon every day there is a programme of events you can take part in. There’s crab catching on the harbour, a pavement artist competition and a children’s tea for the kids, you can watch fishing boat races on the water,  dance along the street in the traditional flora dance, swing your partner at the ceilidh or simply find a seat and enjoy listening to the many choirs and bands that perform during the week. The festival ends with a colourful carnival parading through Mevagissey’s ancient streets and a spectacular firework display from the outer harbour. Most of the festival events are free of charge.

Accessible

Facilities

  • Facilities
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Restaurant/Cafe
  • Catering

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled parking
  • Disabled toilets
  • Guide dogs permitted

Tickets / Price Guides

Ticket Type Ticket Price Ticket Details
Adult £0.00 adult
Child £0.00 child
Concession £0.00 concess
Family £0.00 family

Opening Times

June 28, 2015 - July 3, 2015

Directions

St Austell's station is a 'Transport Interchange' with Mainline Rail, National Coach & Local Bus services all on the same site. Local Bus services : Western Greyhound No.526, First Cornwall No.26 - both go to The Ship Inn, Mevagissey (Tickets are not interchangeable - check time of return service) Check your travel plan at Traveline 0871 200 22 33 or www.travelinesw.com

From St Austell, A390, take the B3273 to Mevagissey - about 6 miles - but arrive early!!

Location

Venues in the town
Mevagissey Cornwall PL26 6UB

What’s nearby

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