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Mazey Day Processions Timings 2015


7.30pm to 11pm: The Ritz, Mock Mayor Election and Lost in Space. Entry free, donations welcome.

8pm: The Mill Bar, Branwells Mill, Joe Broughton and the Conservatoire Folk Ensemble, tickets £8 on the door.

8pm: The Acorn, Jazz Noir, tickets £8, concessions £6, available from CRBO or on the door.

11.15pm: Penzance harbour, fireworks.


Parades (every one is different) –

10am: Twenty-fifth Golowan Civic Procession, from St John's Hall to the Market Building and back.

11am: Crowst Parade, from St John's Hall, down Market Jew Street and back.

1pm: Dinner Parade, from St John's Hall, down Market Jew Street and back.

3pm: Crib Parade, from St John's Hall, down Market Jew Street and back.

4pm: Samba Encontro, Samba Band Procession, from the top of Causewayhead to the bottom of Chapel Street.

4.45pm: Men and Maids, dance the Serpent Dance through the streets of Penzance with the Golowan Band.

Street entertainment

Humphry Davy Statue:

Penwith Youth Wind Band, 9.45am, Mount's Bay Academy, 1pm, Humphry Davy School, 2pm.

In the Greenmarket, Queen's Square and Chapel Street throughout the day:

Beauty of Diagrams, Veller Lia, Mighty Bucca Du, Hot Club Of Stonehouse, Hannah Johnson Band, Musica Masonica, Raffidy Dumitz Band, Whippletree Ceilidh Band, Jumping Out Jazz Band, Conspiracy of Ravens, Kemysk, Kakatsitsi, Ian Semple and Karie Meldrum.

Farmer's Arms Stage: 4.30pm to 6pm: Mountain of Love (two ex-founder members of Alabama 3); 3pm to 4pm, Rosie and the Goldbug; 1.30pm to 2.30pm, Vermin; 12.30pm to 1pm, Night Motor, and inside through the night from 7pm.

Festival Square/Greenmarket car park: 10am, Privy Chamber; 10.40am, Djazz Celtica; 11.20am, Pensans Morris; 12pm, Tros an Treys; 1.20pm, Henavek; 2pm, Steve Kaniok; 2.30pm, Hevva; 3.10pm, Whippletree; 3.50pm, Baldrick's Plan;

4.30pm, John Warburton; 5pm, The Goodfellas, Chapel Street; 2pm, Cape Cornwall Singers, roaming; St Mary's Church, music in the church grounds – weather permitting.


11am to 5pm: Friends of Morrab Gardens, Summer Fête.

11am to 5pm: Morrab Gardens by the fountain, TravellerSpace.

Skate Park, The Prom, Wherrytown. New this year: a fun-filled event for young people with activities including skating, painting, DJing, wall climbing and much more. From afternoon till evening.

Harbour car park, Wharf Road: Marquee, 9am to 6pm, annual exhibition by Penwith College art and design students.

Live music at The Dock, The Lugger and PZ Gallery.

10am to 4pm: St Mary's Church, Chapel Street, church open, tower tours, bouncy castle (weather permitting), indoor soft play area for under-5s. Craft stalls in church grounds and in the church.

8pm, The Acorn, Kakatsitsi, tickets £10 advance from CRBO, £12 on the door, child under-15, £6.

10pm till late: The Golowan Ball, The Mill, Branwells Mill, Penzance, tickets £10/£15, from Fishboy.

8pm to midnight: The Ritz, Honey and Call Me Lucy, tickets £8 on the door.

11pm to 5am: Sound, Mazey Day Special.


Street entertainment

Folk Stage: 11am, Craggs Law; 11.30am, Tros an Treys; 12pm, Cellar d'or; 12.30pm, Djazz Celtica; 1pm, Pensans Morris; 1.30pm, Baldrick's Plan; 2pm, Golowan Band; 2.30pm, John Warburton; 3pm, Penzance Guizers; 3.30pm, Pendans; 4pm, Rum & Shrub Shantymen; 4.30pm, Tros an Treys; 5pm, Cornish tunes and Cornish dances ... and on the promenade watch out for Radio Rio and Tamsyn Swingler Gurdybird, Levow an Bys and the Inci Turan Group.

11am to 4pm: Penlee Park, Notes on the Green, listening to local acoustic music.

Kids on the Prom – fun and games on the Prom.

Penwith College Marquee – see Mazey Day.

Music at the Dock and Lugger.

3pm to 7pm: Farmer's Arms, Victor's Session.


11am: Wherrytown, Boating Lake, Penzance Model Boat Club annual show, this year fundraising for RNLI Penlee with their appeal to build a new boat house.

11am to 5.30pm: Quay Fair Folk Stage, the finale will be a come-all-ye for musicians and dancers, for every one to join in easy Cornish dances.

11am to 4pm, PZ Gallery, live music all day. An eclectic mix of talented performers including Celtic Fiddlers, Ian Semple, Louella Jade Eke, The Mighty Bucca Du, Kain's Torment and Radio Rio.

Noon to 4pm: St Mary's Church grounds, Chapel Street, light lunches, coffees, teas and cake.

4pm: St Mary's Church, Chapel Street, Songs of Praise.

7.30pm to late: The Mill Bar, Branwells Mill, Cornish Shout – the Golowan closing party, Free entry.

8.30pm to late: The Ritz, Kasabah and DJ Nina.

The Ritz winds down its busy Golowan with a late-night session. Tickets: £5, or free to Golowan volunteers.

Please check the website for changes to the programme –