Full list of Falmouth Week Events
12:37pm Friday 3rd August 2012 in Falmouth Week
Saturday 11th August
Hayes Parsons Falmouth Classics Racing starts 12pm. See the whole harbour and bay full of colour and sail.
Events Square 10am – 4pm Craft stalls, food and entertainment.
Falmouth Marching Carnival Sponsored by Sainsbury’s Starts 6:30pm Falmouth Rugby Club Led by the famous Falmouth Marine Band, participants gather at the Falmouth Rugby Club to walk through the main town streets and end up at the Watersports Centre. Music, entertainment and fun for the whole family. Enquiries:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get Sporty Costume Making 3pm – 5pm Falmouth Art Gallery Join the art gallery sports team in the parade with the 15ft withy sculpture ‘Spirit of The Flame’.
Music on The Moor 10am – 11pm.
2pm to 4pm 50s tea dance featuring The Tea Ladies on Tour.
5pm to 7pm acoustic music.
9pm to 11pm The Shirts.
Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week Opening Party B-side Communion 7.30pm ‘til late Events Square Featuring Josh Kumra, Saturday Sun, Matthew & Me, Keiza and More. Tickets: £6 from Box Office Shed Events Square, Tyacks Hotel Camborne 01209 716138 or www.seetickets.com .
Sunday 12th August
Entertainment at the clubhouse from 3.30pm to 5.30pm Events Square 10am – 4pm Craft stalls, food and entertainment.
Music on The Moor 10am – 2pm The Moor Painting and drawing day – brushes, sponge and bubble, let your imagination run wild. 2pm to 11pm acoustic music. BBQ 2pm to 10pm. Bar 2pm to midnight.
Harvest of the Sea 10.30am Falmouth Methodist Church ‘Harvest of the Sea’ service led by Rev. Malcolm Benton.
The Wurzels Hog Roast and Cider Night 7.30pm ‘til late Events Square Somerset’s finest scrumpy-guzzling quartet are back. A sell out for the last five years, the ‘Zummerzet boyz’ invite you to dress for the occasion in your best farmer’s outfits and come on down for a foot stomping night with the cream of the crop. Tickets: £15 from Box Office Shed, Events Square, Tyacks Hotel, 01209 716138 or www.seetickets.com .
Monday 13th August.
Mylor Yacht Regatta Racing starts from 12pm in Falmouth Bay, 1pm in Carrick Roads and 11am for dinghies. BBQ, live music and a Pimms bar at Mylor Sailing Club in the afternoon.
Music on The Moor 2pm – 5pm The Moor Music day – making, exploring, singing and performing, 2pm to 11pm acoustic music.
Falmouth’s Got Soul 7.30pm ‘til late Events Square An evening of music and entertainment from the country’s finest 10 piece soul band, The Soul Survivors. A must for anyone who wants to get on down to the best soul and Motown in Cornwall!
Tickets: £6 from Box Office Shed, Events Square, Tyacks Hotel Camborne 01209 716138 or www.seetickets.com .
National Maritime Museum Cornwall 11.30am – 3.30pm Events Square. Meet the Crews from Royal Navy, RNLI & HM Coastguard. www.nmmc.co.uk
Tuesday 14th August
Restronguet Sailing Club Regatta Racing starts from 12pm in Falmouth Bay, 1pm in Carrick Roads and 11am for dinghies. Relax on the lawn at Restronguet Sailing Club to enjoy the day.
Marquee on The Moor 10am – 2pm bar closed today. The Moor Games day. Children / family day with party fun and games, no bar or live music.
Ocean Motion 2pm – 3pm Falmouth Art Gallery Surf’s up! In this workshop we’ll be using water colours to re-create the stormy seas and skies in Thomas Luny’s dramatic paintings.
Grand Medieval Joust 11am - 5pm Pendennis Castle A magnificent medieval joust where fighting knights do battle in a live action Show . Revel in the drama of clashing knights on horseback and cheer on your favourite. www.english-heritage.org.uk
Bjorn Again Live 7.30pm ‘til late Events Square Falmouth Week is proud to bring you the world famous Bjorn Again who take you on a musical journey through the life and hits of 70s superstars Abba. Fun event for all the family. Dress code: Abba-tastic. Tickets: £15 from Box Office Shed Events Square, Tyacks Hotel Camborne 01209 716138 or www.seetickets.com
Wednesday 15th August Champagne Day Falmouth Town Sailing Club Champagne Race starts at 11am, 1pm in Carrick Roads, dinghies at 11am.The Champagne Race dates back to 1955. Yachts race for up to 25 miles – all for a Champagne prize.
Shadow Races 2pm – 3pm Falmouth Art Gallery On your marks...get set...go! We’ll be making shadow puppets to race in our umbrella theatre.
Climbing Wall. 10am – 7pm The Moor 7.3m (24ft) high rock face. Free.
Paint The Town 10am – 5pm The Moor, Events Square, Prince of Wales Pier, Church Street, Old Brewery Yard Live art on the streets of Falmouth capturing scenes from around the town. Free event 01872 888089 www.eventcornwall.co.uk .
Music on The Moor – Hog Roast 10am – 2pm The Moor Family day – cupcake making, baking and sharing. 2pm to 4pm acoustic music. 4pm to 6pm family disco followed by circus skills. 9pm to 11pm Fleeting Glimpse. Animal Bike Display Shows: 11.30am, 1.30om, 3.30pm, 5.30pm & 6.45pm Mix of incredible skills including Worlds Champion Martyn Ashton, Church Street car park biketour.animal.co.uk.
The ‘BLADES’ Aerobatic Display Sponsored by: Falmouth Harbour Commissioners 6.15pm – 6.30pm Falmouth Inner Harbour. Four low wing high performance aircraft piloted by ex-Red Arrow pilots. Renowned worldwide for flying close formation aerobatics to the highest level. A dynamic and cutting edge display. www.theblades.com .
Truro School of Samba 6.35pm The Moor Performing after the ‘BLADES’ air display.
Falmouth RNLI Fun Day Supported by: Sharps Brewery 12pm Custom House Quay Model boat displays, RNLI rescue display, RAF band, sail in by working boats, Seagull outboard race. 01326 210008 www.mli.org.uk
The ‘Limpet Games’ 7pm – 9pm Custom House Quay. Limpet Flame arrives with the Falmouth Marine Band at 7pm. Including world’s shortest triathlon, inflatable javelin, water borne hurdles, inflatable hammer throwing, inflatable dinghy relay, six-legged event, long jump and 100 metre dash with closing ceremony at 9pm followed by music on stage.
Johnny Cowling 7.30pm Green Lawns Hotel Charity event. Tickets £9. Details ring Sandra 01326 376208.
Grand Medieval Joust 11am – 5pm Pendennis Castle www.english-heritage.org.uk .
Headline Act: Fazer (N-Dubz) and The Mend 7.30pm ‘til late Events Square. 2012’s headline act Fazer will perform his new single ‘Killer’ plus the favourite hits of N-Dubz and material from his forthcoming album.
Britain’s Got Talent finalists boy band The Mend will support. Open to all ages! Tickets: £16 from Box Office Shed, Events Square, Tyacks Hotel Camborne 01209 716138 or www.seetickets.com .
Falmouth will be busy and car parking is limited. We are encouraging you to leave your car at home and walk, car share or use the train, bus or extended St Mawes Ferry service if you can.
Falmouth Road closures and parking. Roads in Falmouth’s town will be pedestrianised on Wed 15th August from 9.30am to 11pm. Church Street car park and Custom House Quay Car Park will be closed all day. Other car parks are open as usual. Parking at Ships & Castles / The Hornworks Open from 12noon, 15th August only £3. Quarry Car Park Shuttle Bus Quarry Car Park to Prince of Wales Pier, every 10 mins until 5pm. St Mawes Ferry Additional evening service from Falmouth Prince of Wales Pier every hour 6.30pm to 9.30pm, from St Mawes 7pm to 9pm. Ponsharden Park & Ride / Float Extended service 10am to 8pm. Car park open ‘til 11pm. Bus & Trains Services will follow their usual timetables. Flushing Access for residents only. No parking facilities for visitors. For travel information please listen to updates on Pirate FM and BBC Radio Cornwall.
Thursday 16th August Royal Cornwall Yacht Club Racing from 12pm in Falmouth Bay, 1pm in Carrick Roads and 11 am for dinghies. Watch the boats finish opposite RCYC. Working Boats and Sunbeams finish opposite the club. Summer Garden Party 2pm – 4pm Princess Pavilion Teas, music and family entertainment. Free family event 01326 211222 www.princesspavilion.co.uk
Music on The Moor 10am – 11pm The Moor 10am to 2pm sticking day. 2pm to 11pm music. 2pm to 9pm acoustic music. 9pm to 11pm Toilet Monsters. Breakdance Demonstration 2pm – 2.30pm Falmouth Art Gallery Busker’s Day 10am – 4pm. Throughout Falmouth Buskers of all varieties are invited to take to the streets; there will be music on every corner. Subject to applications, to be involved email email@example.com .
Paint the Town Exhibition 10am – 5pm Falmouth Art Gallery A chance to see Paint the Town art created in one day on the streets of Falmouth. 01326 313863 Ska Night with Rudi’s Message 7.30pm ‘til late.
Events Square Tickets: £6 from Box Office Shed 01209 716138 or www.seetickets.com .
Friday 17th August.
St Mawes Sailing Club Regatta Racing Starts from 12pm in Falmouth Bay, 1pm in Carrick Roads and 11am for dinghies.
Entertainment on St Mawes Quay 12pm to 10pm. Special rates after 4pm by St. Mawes Ferry Company.
Music on The Moor 10am – 11pm The Moor 10am to 2pm animal day. 2pm to 11pm music.
Action Automata Time 2pm – 3pm Falmouth Art Gallery Artist Tony Johns shows us how to create automation using a simple mechanism. Free event. Science in the Square 12pm – 4pm Events Square What On Earth...? See page 14 for details. www. Exeter.ac.uk/scienceinthesquare.
80s V 90s Extravaganza with Chesney Hawkes & Artful Dodger 7.30pm ‘til late Events Square Fancy dress competition with prizes. Over 18s £16 01209 716138 or www.seetickets.com .
Pictures in the Park 8.45pm – 11pm (gates open at 7.45pm) Kimberley Park Outdoor Screening of Pirates of the Caribbean 2. Tickets: £9/£7 conc 01872 262466 www.hallforcornwall.co.uk .
Fireworks Spectacular 10pm Inner Harbour (If inclement weather Saturday 18th August)
Saturday 18th August
Flushing Sailing Club Regatta Racing starts from12pm in Falmouth Bay and 1pm in Carrick Roads.
Trefusis Point offers the best vantage point to view the racing. See the working boats and Sunbeams almost touch the quay as they finish at Flushing Sailing Club.
Events in the Square 10am – 4pm Events Square Local craft stalls, food and entertainment. Giant Jazzies 2pm – 3pm Falmouth Art Gallery Today we will be making giant collages in the style of Matisse. It’s all about movement so we’ll be working on the floor on a large scale. Free entry www.falmouthartgallery.com .
Music on The Moor 10am – 11pm The Moor 10am to 2pm My Falmouth Week, draw, paint, chalk, express and display your Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week 2012 experiences. 2pm to 9pm acoustic music. 9pm to 11pm The Pisteroleros.
Caribbean Party Night – The Ultimate Bob Marley Experience 7.30pm ‘til late Events Square Prepare yourselves for the trip of a lifetime through the musical life of Bob Marley with the country’s leading tribute act!
Fancy dress competition with prizes on the night for the best dressed – over 18s only. Tickets: £14 from Box Office Shed, Events Square,Tyacks Hotel Camborne 01209 716138 or www.seetickets.com
Sunday 19th August.
Events in the Square 10am – 4pm.
Events Square Local craft stalls, food and entertainment.
RNLI Dragon Boat Challenge 10am – 4pm Inner Harbour 40ft traditional Chinese style boats powered by up to 16 people with paddles. To enter of for more information contact Dave Nicoll on 07810 850926 / 01326 210008 firstname.lastname@example.org Lifeboat Quayside Service 6pm Custom House Quay Service celebrating the work of the local lifeboat.
Supported by Pendennis Brass and local church choirs. Kernow King and Mehts 7.30pm – 11pm Events Square The King of Cornish comedy will be entertaining all the family – plus a pasty for everyone. Tickets: £10. Info: 01209 716138.
Gylly Beach Triathlon Race starts at 7am 250m swim, 5k bike ride and 1k run – teams of four. www.gyllysurf.org.uk