Golowan Festival 2018

June 23 - 28, 2018 in Cornwall, UK

Cornwall, UK celebrates Golowan, a traditional midsummer festival, from June 23 to June 28, 2018. Until the late 1890s the festivities consists of blazing tar barrels paraded around the town's streets and bonfires lit on the surrounding hills. After authorities outlawed the festival, due to the very high fire risk, the Golowan Festival experienced a revival in 1991 to one of the most colorful festivals. The core of the festival is Mazey Day. On this day the streets are full of entertainers and market stalls. The local school children parade holding paper mache and wicker creations. The celebrations were conducted from the 23rd of June (St John's Eve) to the 28th of June (St Peter's Eve) each year.

Where is Golowan Festival?
Nationwide
Cornwall, UK
When is Golowan Festival?
Saturday, the 23rd of June 2018 to Thursday, the 28th of June 2018
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Golowan Festival 2018 - Cornwall, UK - 23.-28.06.2018 – Copyright © 2017 Cute Calendar