FALMOUTH Spring Festival will be returning in March.

Sponsored by Exeter University, the early season celebration of coast, community and culture has a jam-packed schedule.

Events confirmed so far are:

Thursday, March 14 – Paint The Town Yellow Day

The town becomes ablaze with yellow in preparation for the festival as local schoolchildren brighten up shop windows with thousands of daffodils and decorations.

Friday 15 and Saturday 16 – Falmouth Spring Clean Days

Beach cleaning, painting, gardening – you name it we’ll be doing it. We’ll be revamping a number of areas around the town so if you’d like to come along and get your hands dirty for a good cause then just shout! Venue: multi-sites across the town. Tel: 01326 313553.

Sunday 17 – Free Rockpooling Session

Castle Beach, Falmouth. Join us on this fun, family activity and we will help you find and identify species that inhabit our special coastline.

Games and Fitness

A lovely event for families. There will be a variety of games, studio classes and activities for free. Venue: The Moor

March 18-22 – Science In The Pub

Whether you are looking to advance your scientific knowledge or just needing an excuse to go the pub on a school night, these FREE, fun and stimulating sessions run by leading academics from the University of Exeter will entertain and amaze you!

These novel talks, demonstrations and experiments are free to attend. Discover your thirst for science!

Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 – Falmouth Spring Flower Show

The Falmouth Spring Flower Show has marked the start of spring in Falmouth for over a century with wonderful displays of shrubs, daffodils and cacti.

Themed talks (TBC):

Monday, March 18: The Pennycomequick

Tuesday, March 19: 5 Degrees West

Wednesday, March 20: The Working Boat

Thursday, March 21: Beerwolf

Friday, March 22: Jacob’s Ladder

There will be festival guided walks throughout, with a variety of professional guided walks across a variety of themes throughout the week.