Falmouth Spring Festival 14 MAR – 24 MAR 2019

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14 MAR – 24 Mar 2019. As profiled on the BBC, the Falmouth Spring Festival is a wonderful early season celebration of coast, community and culture. Sponsored by the University of Exeter.

FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES TO INCLUDE:

14 MARCH Paint The Town Yellow Day
The town becomes ablaze with yellow in preparation for the Festival as local schoolchildren brighten up nearly 100 shop windows with thousands of daffodils and decorations.

15 & 16 MARCH Falmouth Spring Clean Days
Beach cleaning, painting, gardening – you name it we’ll be doing it. We’ll be revamping a number of areas around the town so if you’d like to come along and get your hands dirty for a good cause then just shout! Venue: multi-sites across the town. Tel: 01326 313553.

17 MARCH – Free Rockpooling Session

Professor Chris Laing and his team of bio scientists from the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus will be leading this fun, family activity and will help you find and identify species of marine life, each specially adapted for coping with the environment it lives in. If you would like to join us, please email Lou in advance. Appropriate footwear should be worn.

SUNDAY 17 MARCH – GAMES AND FITNESS
A lovely event for families. There will be a variety of games, studio classes and activities for free. Venue: The Moor

18-22 MARCH – Science in the Pub

Whether you are looking to advance your scientific knowledge or just needing an excuse to go the pub on a school night, these FREE, fun and stimulating sessions run by leading academics from the University of Exeter will entertain and amaze you! These novel talks, demonstrations and experiments are free to attend. Discover your thirst for science!

Monday 18th March The shrinking Antarctic ice sheet! Venue: The Pennycomequick
Tuesday 19th March Sex, bugs and rock n’ roll Venue: 5 Degrees West
Wednesday 20th March How do animals see the world? Venue: The Working Boat
Thursday 21st March You think you know plastic? Venue Beerwolf
Friday 22nd March ‘A tuna, a turtle, a shark and a gannet walk into a bar..’ Venue: Jacob’s Ladder

SATURDAY 23 & SUNDAY 24 MARCH – FALMOUTH SPRING FLOWER SHOW
The Falmouth Spring Flower Show has marked the start of spring in Falmouth for over a century with wonderful displays of shrubs, daffodils and cacti.

Throughout FESTIVAL GUIDED WALKS

There will be a terrific variety of professional guided walks across a variety of themes.