The 2024 Mousehole Festival was held last Friday to Sunday with more than 40 classic boats taking part in the event.

The festival reveals how the village of Mousehole has a close relationship with the sea.

Traditional wooden vessels, from Brittany to Falmouth, set out for an impressive parade of sail over the three days.

This year’s boats were: Alf Smythers, Alice, Alva, Amokura, An Hogh Dhu, Atlas, Barnabas, Beth, Black Goose, Blue Jacket, Brenda Jean, Burgundy, Clio Marie, Dawn, Devon Maid, Doormouse, Dreckly, Drekly, Emma, Er-Yn-Dauz, Gladys, Gleaner, Guide Me, Happy Return, Juno, Kairos, Kittiwake, Kittiwake, Letty, Lily, Lowenna, Lufra, Maggie Helen, Maia, Mistress, Morwenna, Moya, Our Boys, Our Daddy FY9, Our Kate, Peta, Polly, Polly, Pomona, Prudence, Radiance, Rasta Girl, Rebecca Jate, Roxanne, Sea Urchin, Silver Stream, St Ives Sculling Punts, Sweetpea Too, Tallulah, Tamarisk, Terpsechore, Unity, Wendy May, William Paynter.

There was also a range of stalls, entertainment and food on offer.

Appearing at the festival were Mousehole Male Voice Choir, skiffle band Pig's Ears, Sandy Acre 7 and Camborne Town Band, Slapdash Trio, Jacksons Claret performing Cornish tunes and songs from the 1700s up until the present day, Broken Down, Black Friday playing folk punk, well known Cornish singer Will Keating, Lafayette with their Cajun and Appalachian rhythms, Guilty Pleasures, and The Farmer The Teacher & The Seaman.

There were also two days of family activities with Sally Crabtee, with crafts, stories and music making. Local author Michelle Cartlidge told stories on the show and there was traditional cork toy boat making and racing with Dan Hills.