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FALMOUTH SPRING FESTIVAL

16 May 2013

Falmouth Spring Festival

The first Falmouth Spring Festival in 2011 was a great success and 2012 was even better! The dates for 2013 are 16-24th March.

To give you an idea of what you can do, the schedule for 2012 is below:

17th March

Rock pooling sessions from 10.30
Just turn up at Castle Beach and you will be provided with a scavenger hunt list.

Spring Fair – Events Square All day
Come on down to Events Square to browse food markets, childrens’ activities, craft and garden stalls and live music. All day.

18th March

Mothering Sunday FREE entry for mums to National Maritime Museum Cornwall and Trebah Garden

Spring Fair
Come on down to Events Square to browse food markets, childrens’ activities, craft and garden stalls and live music.

Drop in Cycle Ride with the Falmouth Wheelers
Bring your bike and meet at the Falmouth Packet offices
Time: meet at 8:45am leaving at 9am.

19th March

Walk and Talk with Ron Scamp
Join Ron in a walk and talk around his famous daffodil farm for approx 2hrs. Visits to the farm are normally by appointment only so don't miss your chance to see some of the best daffodils grown in the UK. Please wear suitable walking shoes, dogs are welcome but are to be kept on leads. Parking available on site.

20th March

'T' Dancing under the Glitter Ball
Get your glad rags on for a great afternoon of dance! And the music? Old time, modern ballroom, sequence and Latin.

Day Walk around the Lizard. Kynance and Predannack circular. “ Shells, Shipwrecks and Serpentine”.
Time: pick up 9:30am from Falmouth (7 max for pick up) or meet at Kynance car park for walk 10:30am finished 4:30- 5pm. 6 miles (10kms).

Falmouth evening walk
All ages welcome on this relaxed, amusing and informative saunter through the historic town of Falmouth.
Venue: Meet National Maritime Museum Cornwall we walk just a mile and a half.

22nd March

Wild food, forage, cook and dine
Enjoy the diversity of wild food foraged from the North Helford combined with the best of local ingredients.
An exclusive event, limited to 12 people. Includes foraging for wild ingredients along hedgerows and coastal areas with Rachel Lambert. Guided by Hattie Ells of Glendurgan Tea House you’ll help prepare a three course feast and then enjoy the fruits of your labour after an unforgettable learning and sensory experience.

23rd March

Search & Rescue
Running throughout the festival do take time to visit this amazing new exhibition that takes you on an interactive, stimulating and emotive journey into the role of the maritime rescue services, celebrating the work of the RNLI, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, HM Coastguard and others. Objects of epic proportions include a 70ft Sea King helicopter, kindly loaned by the MOD, one of the Museum’s

Sat 24th March

Spring Flower Show
Head to Princess Pavilion to see an array of spring flowers, rare plants, bonsais, orchids and stunning flower arrangements, as well as a photography exhibition.

Flora and Fauna Walk around Swanpool Nature Reserve
You will be met by your guide Martin Rule he is a wildlife enthusiast and ecological consultant who will guide you around the reserve at a leisurely pace answering any of your questions along the way. This walk is suitable for anyone from beginners to experts. Suitable for wheelchair users. Dogs welcome.

Sun 25th March

Spring Flower Show
Head to Princess Pavilion to see an array of spring flowers, rare plants, bonsai’s, orchids and stunning flower arrangements, as well as a photography exhibition.


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