1. Padstow May Day, May of 1st
Come and enjoy Padstow’s famous festival – Obby Oss day. Locals decorate the streets with bunting, flowers, flags, a maypole, and greenery. In the morning two “osses” are released from their stables, swirling and dancing as they move through Padstow taunted by a Teazer, who leads the dance with theatrical movements. The accompanying people dance along to the drum, dressed in white and donning spring flowers. The festival ends with the followers of the “osses” singing a traditional May song.
2. Port Eliot Dog Festival, 6th of May
This festival is wonderfully quirky and in honour of our four-legged doggy friends. All set in the delightful grounds of Port Eliot. For dogs there will be some wonderful competitions to enter.
Not forgetting the humans, there will also be stalls and cream teas, along with other refreshments, activities for children, including a treasure hunt, and musical entertainment. […] Continue Reading…