Redruth is the location of Cornwall’s largest St Piran’s festival, taking place the weekend before St Piran’s Day itself. Hundreds of people descend on the town to take part in a huge variety of events taking place on Saturday 1st March.
At midday there will be a March in Fore Street, Redruth, including ‘St Piran’ himself, local school children, Gorsedh representatives plus three Cornish musical elements: Bagas Crowd, Breton Piper, Merv Davey, and Bagas Degol.
Choirs will lead the singing of Trelawny by the town clock at the end of the procession and then performances will follow at:
12pm - March in Fore Street
1pm – Four Lanes Choir (at the Miner’s statue).
1.2opm – Rais the Ruth (at St Rumon’s Gardens).
2pm – Red River Singers (at St Rumon’s Gardens).
The famous West Cornwall ‘Oss – Penkevyll and Boekka will be Joining the celebrations.
There’s also live music at Tatie Court:
1pm – Stamp & Co
1.40pm – Samba Celtica
2.20pm – Thraw'd Together
3pm – Redruth Town Band
Other activities include live street entertainment.
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