FALMOUTH and Penryn are set to host a community event for Refugee Week featuring international music and workshops.

The gathering will be held at the well-known Princess Pavilion in Falmouth on June 18.

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it will offer musical performances from global acts like Baraka and Diabel Cissokho.

Visitors can expect free music workshops suitable for all age groups, along with exclusive sessions for four schools in the area.

During the afternoon there will also be acoustic performances from Val Baker and the Ukrainian Sunflowers, as well as a dance show from Shallal.

A pay-what-you-can feast from Feast for Freedom will provide delicious food, alongside Syrian, Palestinian and Ukrainian home-cooked delicacies.

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Community stalls hosted by the likes of Cornwall Bike Project and Jumble in a Box will also be open for visitors.

The free-to-attend event is set to start at 12pm with stalls shutting down at 6pm.

Evening performances will resume at 7.45pm with affordable ticket options of £2, £5 and £10 available.

These can be purchased online or on the door.

Jude Munden, chair of Welcome, said: "Cornwall has a long history of providing sanctuary for those fleeing conflict and we would like to warmly welcome everyone to come together to celebrate the resilience and contributions of our refugee community."

Falmouth and Penryn Welcome Refugees are a community sponsorship group established in 2018.

They have resettled three families in Falmouth and also support the wider refugee community in Falmouth and Penryn.