Golowan Festival 15 – 24 June 2018

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Golowan Goes Wild About All Creatures Great and Small!

Essential Golowan

Monday 18 June

10 am – The Golowan Pop up Shop opens and it’s situated, as last year, at the top of Market Jew Street near the Humphry Davy statue.  Come along to get a programme, sign up to be a volunteer and buy some of our lovely Golowan merchandise – teddies, T shirts, some new Golowan jewellery and more!

Thursday 21 June 

7 – 11 pm – Election of the Mock Mayor – The Marquee, St Antony’s car park – Free entry – donations to Golowan welcomed. 

Friday 22 June 

10.45 – 11.15 pm – Fireworks and Serpent Dancing – Harbourside. Cost of Fireworks contributed by Penzance Town Council

Saturday 23 June – Mazey Day 

Enjoy a wonderful day of colour, excitement and entertainment, featuring street parades, street entertainment, music and bands, theatre, markets, children’s activities and family fun in Morrab Gardens…so much to see and do! Golowan Pop Up shop – Market Jew Street, on the terrace by the Humphry Davy Statue – pop by to see what’s going on, collect a programme, sign up to volunteer and buy some lovely Golowan souvenirs!

Mazey Day Parades

Four parades and each one is different!

10 am Civic Procession 

From St. John’s Hall, down Market Jew Street to Market House where the Mayor and Mock Mayor address the crowds

The Mayor’s Platform is generously sponsored by Penzance & District Tourism Association Scaffolding at the statue is kindly erected by Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding.

11 am – Crowst Parade

From St. John’s Hall, down Market Jew Street & back

1 pm – Dinner Parade

From St. John’s Hall, down Market Jew Street & back

3 pm – Crib Parade

From St. John’s Hall, down Market Jew Street & back

4.45 pm –  Men and Maids

Dance the Serpent Dance through the streets of Penzance with the Golowan Band
If you need information about road closures during the festival please click on this link  http://apps.roadworks.org/downloads/tm/2018-event-site-notice-105631553-3098566.pdf
Here’s a pdf version of the Golowan Programme  18_159_Golowan_Festival_2018 web
If you’d like to support Golowan in supporting our local schools with the creation of their amazing Mazey Day parade structures please donate on our GoFundMe page 


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Thank you everyone!

Photo John Stedman

Nominated for Best Family Event – 2017 What’s on Cornwall Awards.

Proud to be awarded the 2016 WOCA Best Family Event – Golowan Festival

The Barbican, Battery Road, Penzance TR18 4EF

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