We're Back Newquay St Pirans Festival 2023

Newquay St Piran's Festival Programme 2023

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Friday 10th February

6.30pm - Great Western Hotel - Local schools celebrate Cornwall’s culture and heritage in song and verse. Featuring St Columb Major Academy, St Columb Minor Academy and St Mawgan-in-Pydar Academy, supported by Oll an Gwella

Friday March 3rd

2.30pm - 3.30pm - Newquay Library - A Community Cream Tea, with entertainment from Tir ha Tavas  and a Newquay Museum exhibition and video presentations in the library.

4.00pm - Newquay’s St Piran’s Parade leaves Victoria Hotel, Newquay to walk through the town to the Central Inn with pipes and drum and other musicians and St Piran’s banners. Accompanied by schoolchildren and families and other community groups (all welcome). Bring your St Piran Flags!

4.30pm - The Central Inn - Schools Ceilidh with singing and dancing supported by Oll an Gwella and former Grand Bard, Liz Carne. Special guest, Harry Glasson.

Saturday March 4th

10.00am - 4.00pm - Newquay Heritage Museum - Video presentations and exhibitions.

11.00am - Lighthouse Cinema - Exhibition of local schoolchildren’s work plus a special showing of BAFTA winner Mark Jenkin’s new film, “Enys Men” (special Festival admission price available)

12.00noon - 4.00pm Entertainment at The Piazza and The Central Inn.

2.00pm - UrbanKelt – ‘Gwerthji Koffi Keltek' Cornish Language ‘taster class’ (Newquay Museum)

7.00pm - 10.00pm - Great Western Hotel - St Piran’s Eve Concert featuring Caracana, Sam Casey, Silvington and supported by Newquay Rowing Club Singers. Compere; Clive ‘Spider’ Stephens

8.00pm - Griffin Inn - The Stowes

8.30pm - Celtic Lounge - Music Evening by UrbanKelt (Newquay Museum)

Sunday March 5th

10.30am St Michael’s Church - Televised bi-lingual “St Piran’s Day Service”, St Michael’s Church, to be streamed to the diaspora at 2.00pm via website

3.00pm - Griffin Inn - Motown Pirates

7.00pm - 9.00pm Central Inn - Music and singing with The Newquay Rowing Club Singers (7.00pm -8.00pm) and The Stowes (8.00pm >)

7.45pm - 9.00pm - The Griffin Inn - Oll an Gwella

9.00pm ‘The Trelawny Shout’ - The Central Inn, The Griffin Inn, Newquay Rowing Club

Look out for new video’s here on the Newquay St Piran’s website adding to those from previous years

Keep up to date on our plans by following our social media Facebook page through which many events will take place. A daily programme will be uploaded to our Facebook site where most of the programme of events will be shown.

Celebrating Cornwall’s Culture & Heritage on Cornwall's National Day

For further and up-to-date additions and revisions, please refer to:

Facebook: @newquaystpirans   Website: https://newquaystpiransfestival.org/

Or contact Festival Chairman: Rob Spowart (01637879446) robspowart@gmail.com for details


We thank all those who have contributed in some way to this festival a growing list can be found at

'Supporters & Contributors'


With thanks to Newquay BID for their continued support