St Piran's Day Celebrations in Cornwall

5 Mar 2020 to 8 Mar 2020
St Piran's Play, Perranporth, Cornwall
St Piran's Day Parade, Falmouth, Cornwall
Trelawny Shout!
St Piran's Play, Perranporth, Cornwall
St Piran's Day Parade, Falmouth, Cornwall
St Piran's Day Parade, Bodmin, Cornwall
St Piran's Play, Perranporth, Cornwall
Venues across Cornwall
Venues across Cornwall

There will be celebrations throughout Cornwall on and around March 5th to celebrate St Piran, Patron Saint of Cornwall:

As we get details of individual events we will post them here.

Eden Project  World Pasty Championships, Saturday 29th February  More details here

St Just in Penwith  St Piran’s Day Concert. 7 - 9pm at St. Just MIners' Chapel TR19 7HS  Saturday 29th February

Bodmin   St Piran's day Parade from 11am in town centre, Thursday 5th March 

Falmouth   Procession and Furry Dance from the Moor, starts 10am till 11.40. All are welcome to join in or line the streets to watch.  Thursday 5th March

Launceston  St Piran’s Day Celebrations. 6pm to 11pm. Starts at Launceston Castle then down to the Bell Inn about 7pm for an evening of celebrating with music and dancing. Thursday 5th March

Perranporth The Tywarnhayle Inn, celebrate Cornwall's National Day and Saint Piran! The Bryher’s Boys & Local Vocalz will be here from 8pm. Formed out of several local vocal groups in 2017 - they have sung all over West Cornwall with their unique mix of Traditional Songs, Shanties and shaggy dog stories! Thursday 5th March

Perranporth   The Bolingey Troyl Band will be running a ceili at the Upper Deck Pub from 7.45pm  Thursday 5th March

Penzance  St Piran-In-Penwith Concert at St John’s Hall, Penzance. Children’s choir and guests, Penzance Guizers. 7pm Wednesday 4th March

Penzance    St Piran Furry. Processional dance and music complete with local dignitaries, starting at 10.15am in Causewayhead, Penzance, ending at St John’s Hall, Penzance for a drink and saffron buns. Please come and wave a flag and join in singing Trelawny!  Thursday 5th March

Truro  St Piran's Day Parade, city centre Thursday 5th March. Parade will leave St George’s Road (Waterfall Gardens) at 1pm and process through the streets to High Cross. One and All are welcome to join the Parade or to watch.

Truro  St Piran's Day Cornish Folk Festival at The Alverton Hotel: Thursday 5th March. Celebrate St Piran’s Day in the Cornish capital, surrounded by local talents, ‘ansome ales, pasties and saffron buns. Experience the mind-blowing acoustics in The Great Hall and take part in the Trelawny Shout at 9pm, more details here 

Truro St Piran's Night at the Cathedral: Friday 6th March. A silent disco with bar and food in aid of the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity, more details here

Perranporth  At 6pm St. Piran will arrive on the beach and will be piped onto the Green opposite the car park where other performances and festivities will take place. Friday 6th March

Redruth St Pirans Day Community Festival: Sat 7th March. more details here

Truro  Nos Lowen with Skillywidden: Sat 7th March. Enjoy an evening of wild Celtic dance music with the best band of their type in Cornwall today. Details here

St Austell  Celebrate Cornwall’s Patron Saint. Market stalls from 11 till 3 with all things Cornish. Family Fun, Music and a Parade at 1.30pm. More details to follow. Saturday 7th March

Newquay  There's a week long programme of events starting on 28th Feb and including everything from Ceilidhs to a golf competition. Full details here

Perranporth  Join in the celebration of Perranporths annual St Piran day play on Sunday 8th March. There will be big celebration across the dunes to the oratory and the old church, starting at Perran Sands Holiday Park where the Surf Bay restaurant and bar will be open for carvery and snacks from 12 noon. 
Raffidy Dummitz, a local barmy Cornish band will play in the bar and then lead the way from there to the oratory at 2pm.




Thursday 5th March at 9pm – Trelawny Shout!

This year there is a challenge to gain maximum voices singing Trelawny. Open to all from dawn to dusk! Keep looking here for more venue details here

To download a free St Piran resource pack with recipes, songs, dances, vocabulary and a little bit of history please see

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