This 10-day celebration encompasses 150 events from music and drama, through arts and heritage to gig racing, swimming and lots more. A great chance to embrace the people, places, history and culture of this fascinating Cornish river.
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Discover what Falmouth and Cornwall has to offer this summer. The region is bubbling with attractions for you to explore during your stay.
Artists from across the county open the doors to their studios to share their work and offer insights into their inspiration. Workshops are run throughout the week offering the chance to discover new crafts, from raku firing to paper marbling.
Limited to 450 intrepid swimmers, this iconic one mile open water sea swim celebrates the audacious. Starting from Pendennis castle, the swimmers cross the Carrick Roads to St Mawes castle on the Roseland.
Sixty-six groups from the UK and beyond come together for this long weekend of sea songs and sing alongs in Falmouth. Fisherman’s Friends – the band that inspired the movie – are scheduled to perform.
With fleet racing for yachts and dayboats taking place all week in the expansive waters of Falmouth Bay and the Carrick Roads, shoreside celebrations bring together lots of musical styles, with ska nights, DJ sets from the likes of Craig Charles and Martin Kemp, and even performances from The Wurzels.
This fun weekend brings together artists at the forefront of their craft, dedicated to the handmade and creative economy. With hundreds of makers, workshops, talks, music and artisanal food ensuring a good time for all.