2023 St Piran’s Day Celebrations in Penzance

21st February 2023 in Events, Local News, Penzance

It’s time for the town’s annual St Piran’s Day celebrations!

The ever-popular St Piran Furry and St Piran Concert will be returning to Penzance again for March 2023!

Organised by St Piran in Penwith, with grant funding from Penzance Council, Penzance will see the return of children dancing the St Piran Furry in the town and a special Cornish Concert held at St John’s Hall.

Jakki Williams, Chair of the St Piran in Penwith Committee, said “for the 18th year we will be celebrating St Piran’s Day throughout Penzance. Flags will be flying and  children will be playing instruments and dancing in the streets. Come along to our fun filled concert or watch our procession and join in our celebrations.

“A big thank you to Penzance Council and our wonderful volunteers who make it all happen. See you there – Gool Peran Lowen!!”

“Penzance Council is proud to support this unique celebration of our local identity” said Cllr Stephen Reynolds, Chair of the Finance & General Purposes Committee.

“The volunteers from St Piran in Penwith do a fantastic job, especially in bringing together children from schools across our local communities so that our traditions will live on through future generations.”

What’s on?

Thursday 2 March – Cornish Concert

A special Cornish Concert at St John’s Hall with performances from a combined choir of school children from the Penwith area and Penzance Guizers.

Tickets are available on the door:

Adults: £5 | Children: £1

Cornish Concert Poster - Thursday 2nd March 2023, 7pm at St John's Hall

Friday 3 March – St Piran Furry

Local school children will be dancing the Furry through Causewayhead and Morrab Gardens accompanied by the Mayor of Penzance and the Town Crier.

(Please note: the Penzance Council offices will be closed on Friday 3 March)

St Piran Furry Poster - Friday 3rd March 2023 10:15am: Causewayhead/Morrab Gardens

Gool Peran Lowen Onen Hag Oll! | Happy St Piran’s Day One And All!

Road closure

A road closure will be in place for the St Piran Furry from 10am – 12 noon:

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