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Falmouth Spirit of the Sea @HLFalmouthweek #HLFW

Fun on the water & ashore 11th to 19th August 2012 · Blades aerial display · World-class sailing · Events Square live music · Animal bike tour · Music on The Moor · Children’s activities · Limpet Games! · Carnival · Fireworks And much more…



2012 has been one of the most memorable years for sailing events organised by the various sailing and yacht clubs around the Port of Falmouth. Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week is organised for the enjoyment of all our local and visiting sailors, whether they sail the smallest of dinghies or the largest of yachts. The organisation of the week is aimed at providing the very best racing experience for all with the added bonus of the spectacle of all the boats racing for those on shore. We hope you all enjoy our special week.

Welcome to Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week, one of Cornwall’s most vibrant, colourful festivals that celebrates the Spirit of the Sea. From ship to shore, there’s something for everyone! This programme gives a snapshot of the events taking place over the week, visit for the full listing. I would personally like to thank all the contributors, sponsors and partners whose support ensures the week continues to be a great success.

Steve Nicholls

Chairman Shoreside Committee & Falmouth Town Manager

Chairman Port of Falmouth Sailing Association

Richard Gates

Events throughout the week Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week Craft Fair Sat 11th/Sun 12th & Sat 18th/ Sun 19th, 10am – 4pm Events Square Featuring local artists, craft stalls, food and entertainment for the whole of the family. Free public entry

Falmouth Art Gallery Sat 11th – Sun 19th August, 10am – 5pm (closed Sundays)

Hayes Parsons Falmouth Classics

National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Fri 10th – Sun 12th August

11th – 17th August, 12 – 3.30pm

To celebrate the Olympics in Falmouth Art Gallery’s unique style! Workshops start at 2pm unless otherwise stated but drop in between 2pm and 3pm. See individual days. Free

Sponsored by Hayes Parsons

Search & Rescue Scrapheap Challenge

Guided Tours of Lifeboats

Friday passage run from Fowey, race on Saturday, Sunday cruise to Helford.

Henri Lloyd Dinghy Week Sun 12th – Fri 17th August Hosted by Restronguet Sailing Club A mix of regatta and set courses in the Carrick Roads.

Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week Sun 12th – Sat 18th August Offshore yachts and multi-hull racing in Falmouth Bay and traditional classes in the Carrick Roads. Listen to Cornwall’s Number 1 More Music Station for information about Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week.

Pink Wig 2012 Fri 10th August 6.30pm The Moor through to Events Square

Falmouth Town Sailing Club Champagne Day Wed 15th August Coastal racing for yachts and Champagne prizes for all classes, with special prizes for the dinghy fleet.

The PoFSA clubs hope that you enjoy Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week

Events Square – exciting line up of evening entertainment Fri 10th – Sun 19th August Falmouth Week 2012 @Falmouthweek12

Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week Challenge Sat 11th – Fri 17th August, 11am – 11pm Ocean Bowl Teams of four bowl one game. Highest team score wins the Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week Challenge Trophy. Open to all. £10 per team 01326 313130

National Maritime Museum Cornwall Daily 10am – 5pm

Mon 13th – Fri 17th August, 11am – 4pm

Daily half-hour crabbing sessions 10.30am to 3.30pm 01326 313388

RNLI Lifeboat Station (adjacent to docks entrance)

Performance on the Pier

Climbing Wall Sat 11th August, 11am – 8pm & Wed 15th August, 11am – 7pm The Moor 7.3m (24ft) high rock face. Free

Throughout the week, 1pm – 2pm Live performances on the Prince of Wales Pier featuring music, street theatre or dance. 01872 888089

Miracle Theatre presents “The Importance of Being Earnest” Thur 16th & Fri 17th August, 7.30pm Pendennis Castle Tickets £12, £10 conc, under 16s £8

More details, including Notice of Race and how to enter on

Dates for 2013: Sat 10th – Sun 18th August

Entertainment and live music on Events Square.

Music on The Moor Bar open daily 2pm – midnight (except Tuesday) BBQ every day 2pm to 10pm. Live music and entertainment as well as children’s activities throughout the week and markets. 2


Saturday 11th August

Sunday 12th August

Monday 13th August

Tuesday 14th August

Hayes Parsons Falmouth Classics

Helford River Sailing Club Regatta

Mylor Yacht Club Regatta

Restronguet Sailing Club Regatta

See the whole harbour and bay full of colour and sail.

Racing starts from 12pm in Falmouth Bay, 2pm for Working Boats in the Helford River (weather permitting), 1pm in Carrick Roads and 11am for dinghies.

Events Square

Entertainment at the clubhouse from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.

Racing starts from 12pm

10am – 4pm Craft stalls, food and entertainment.

Events Square 10am – 4pm

Racing starts from 12pm in Falmouth Bay, 1pm in Carrick Roads and 11am for dinghies. BBQ, live music and a Pimms bar at Mylor Sailing Club in the afternoon.

Music on The Moor 2pm – 5pm The Moor

Craft stalls, food and entertainment.

Music day – making, exploring, singing and performing. 2pm to 11pm acoustic music.

Music on The Moor

Falmouth’s Got Soul

Led by the famous Falmouth Marine Band, participants gather at Falmouth Rugby Club to walk through the main town streets and end up at the Watersports Centre. Music, entertainment and fun for all the family. Enquiries :

10am – 2pm

7.30pm ‘til late

The Moor

Events Square

Painting and drawing day – brushes, sponge and bubble, let your imagination run wild. 2pm to 11pm acoustic music. BBQ 2pm to 10pm. Bar 2pm to midnight.

Get Sporty Costume Making

Harvest of the Sea

3pm – 5pm


An evening of music and entertainment from the county’s finest 10 piece soul band, The Soul Survivors. A must for anyone who wants to get on down to the best soul and Motown in Cornwall! Tickets: £6 from Box Office Shed, Events Square, Tyacks Hotel Camborne 01209 716138 or

Falmouth Marching Carnival Sponsored by Sainsbury’s Starts 6.30pm Falmouth Rugby Club

Falmouth Art Gallery Join the art gallery sports team in the parade with the 15ft withy sculpture ‘Spirit of The Flame’.

Music on The Moor 10am – 11pm The Moor Tarquin calling all children – come and enjoy. 2pm to 4pm 50s tea dance featuring The Tea Ladies on Tour. 5pm to 7pm acoustic music. 9pm to 11pm The Shirts.

Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week Opening Party B-side Communion 7.30pm ‘til late Events Square

Falmouth Methodist Church ‘Harvest of the Sea’ service led by Rev. Malcolm Benton.

National Maritime Museum Cornwall

The Wurzels Hog Roast and Cider Night

11.30am – 3.30pm

7.30pm ‘til late Events Square Somerset’s finest scrumpy-guzzling quartet are back. A sell out for the last five years, the ‘Zummerzet boyz’ invite you to dress for the occasion in your best farmer’s outfits and come on down for a foot stomping night with the cream of the crop. Tickets: £15 from Box Office Shed, Events Square, Tyacks Hotel, 01209 716138 or

Events Square Meet the Crews from Royal Navy, RNLI & HM Coastguard.

Racing starts from 12pm in Falmouth Bay, 1pm in Carrick Roads and 11am for dinghies. Relax on the lawn at Restronguet Sailing Club to enjoy the day.

Marquee on The Moor 10am – 2pm bar closed today The Moor Games day. Children / family day with party fun and games, no bar or live music.

Ocean Motion 2pm – 3pm Falmouth Art Gallery Surf’s up! In this workshop we’ll be using water colours to re-create the stormy seas and skies in Thomas Luny’s dramatic paintings.

Grand Medieval Joust 11am – 5pm Pendennis Castle A magnificent medieval joust where fighting knights do battle in a live action show. Revel in the drama of clashing knights on horseback and cheer on your favourite.

Bjorn Again Live 7.30pm ‘til late Events Square Falmouth Week is proud to bring you the world famous Bjorn Again who will take you on a musical journey through the life and hits of 70s superstars Abba. Fun event for all the family. Dress code: Abba-tastic. Tickets: £15 from Box Office Shed Events Square, Tyacks Hotel Camborne 01209 716138 or

Featuring Josh Kumra, Saturday Sun, Matthew & Me, Keiza and More. Tickets: £6 from Box Office Shed Events Square, Tyacks Hotel Camborne 01209 716138 or






Discovery Quay, Falmouth 01326 313388

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Enjoy fine dining in our award-winning restaurant, situated in the lovingly renovated hotel. You are guaranteed amazing panoramic views and locally sourced food. Indulge with our special offer of £50 for two for an exquisite 4-course meal. Please quote Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week to take advantage of this special offer. Valid until September 2012. /TheRoyalDuchyHotel on Facebook Please call the hotel on 01326 313042

Local Offere 4-cours dinner £50 for two

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Wednesday 15th August

The ‘BLADES’ Aerobatic Display

Champagne Day Falmouth Town Sailing Club

6.15pm – 6.30pm

Champagne Race starts at 11am, 1pm in Carrick Roads, dinghies at 11am. The Champagne Race dates back to 1955. Yachts race for up to 25 miles – all for a Champagne prize.

Shadow Races 2pm – 3pm Falmouth Art Gallery On your marks ... get set ... go! We’ll be making shadow puppets to race in our umbrella theatre.

Sponsored by: Falmouth Harbour Commissioners Falmouth Inner Harbour Four low wing high performance aircraft piloted by ex-Red Arrow pilots. Renowned worldwide for flying close formation aerobatics to the highest level. A dynamic and cutting edge display.

Truro School of Samba 6.35pm

Falmouth RNLI Fun Day Supported by: Sharps Brewery

The Moor


10am – 5pm The Moor, Events Square, Prince of Wales Pier, Church Street, Old Brewery Yard Live art on the streets of Falmouth capturing scenes from around the town. Free event 01872 888089

Music on The Moor – Hog Roast 10am – 2pm The Moor Family day – cupcake making, baking and sharing. 2pm to 4pm acoustic music. 4pm to 6pm family disco followed by circus skills. 9pm to 11pm Fleeting Glimpse.

Shows: 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm, 5.30pm & 6.45pm Mix of incredible skills including World Champion Martyn Ashton.


2012’s headline act Fazer will perform his new single ‘Killer’ plus the favourite hits of N-Dubz and material from his forthcoming album. Britain’s Got Talent finalists boy band The Mend will support. Open to all ages! Tickets: £16 from Box Office Shed, Events Square, Tyacks Hotel Camborne 01209 716138 or

Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week is pleased to support the RNLI and promote safety initiatives at sea. The RNLI has been chosen as the longterm charity for Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week, and any support you can give to this worthy charity is gratefully appreciated. Registered in England & Wales (209603)

Harbour movements during the aerobatic

Custom House Quay

display will be restricted and a Port Notice to Mariners will be issued.

Model boat displays, RNLI rescue display, RAF band, sail in by working boats, Seagull outboard race. 01326 210008

The ‘Limpet Games’ 7pm – 9pm Custom House Quay Limpet Flame arrives with the Falmouth Marine Band at 7pm. Including world’s shortest triathlon, inflatable javelin, water borne hurdles, inflatable hammer throwing, inflatable dinghy relay, six-legged event, long jump and 100 metre dash with closing ceremony at 9pm followed by music on stage.

Johnny Cowling 7.30pm Green Lawns Hotel

Animal Bike Display

Events Square

Performing after the ‘Blades’ air display.

10am – 7pm

Paint The Town

7.30pm ‘til late

The Moor

Climbing Wall 7.3m (24ft) high rock face. Free

Headline Act: Fazer (N-Dubz) and The Mend

Charity event. Tickets £9. Details ring Sandra 01326 376208

Grand Medieval Joust 11am – 5pm

Church Street car park

Pendennis Castle

Travel Information for 15th August 2012

Falmouth will be busy and car parking is limited. We are encouraging you to leave your car at home and walk, car share or use the train, bus or extended St Mawes Ferry service if you can. Falmouth Road Closures & Parking Roads in Falmouth’s Town Centre will be pedestrianised on Wed 15th August from 9.30am to 11pm. Church Street car park and Custom House Quay Car Park will be closed all day. Other car parks are open as usual.

Parking at Ships & Castles / The Hornworks  pen from 12noon, 15th O August only £3.

Quarry Car Park Shuttle Bus Quarry Car Park to Prince of Wales Pier, every 10 mins until 5pm.

St Mawes Ferry  dditional evening service A from Falmouth Prince of Wales Pier every hour 6.30pm to 9.30pm, from St Mawes 7pm to 9pm.

Bus & Trains Services will follow their usual timetables.

Flushing Access for residents only. No parking facilities for visitors. For travel information please listen to updates on Pirate FM and BBC Radio Cornwall.

Ponsharden Park & Ride / Float Extended service 10am to 8pm. Car park open ‘til 11pm.


“Helping our clients prosper”

Chartered accountants offering a friendly, professional service from our offices in Truro and Falmouth TRURO OFFICE The Old Carriage Works Moresk Road, Truro TR1 1DG

FALMOUTH OFFICE Greenbank Quay Falmouth TR11 2SR

01872 272047

01326 210356

Visit for more information on our services or visit our Falmouth office to take in the view and meet Loreen Shepherd, our office manager.

Thursday 16th August

Friday 17th August

Saturday 18th August

Sunday 19th August

Royal Cornwall Yacht Club

St Mawes Sailing Club Regatta

Flushing Sailing Club Regatta

Events in the Square

Racing starts from 12pm in Falmouth Bay, 1pm in Carrick Roads and 11am for dinghies.

Racing starts from 12pm in Falmouth Bay, 1pm in Carrick Roads and 11am for dinghies.

Racing starts from 12pm in Falmouth Bay and 1pm in Carrick Roads.

10am – 4pm

Watch the boats finish opposite RCYC. Working Boats and Sunbeams finish opposite the club.

Entertainment on St Mawes Quay 12pm to 10pm. Special rates after 4pm by St. Mawes Ferry Company.

Local craft stalls, food and entertainment.

Summer Garden Party

Music on The Moor

Trefusis Point offers the best vantage point to view the racing. See the working boats and Sunbeams almost touch the quay as they finish at Flushing Sailing Club.

2pm – 4pm

10am – 11pm

Princess Pavilion

The Moor

Teas, music and family entertainment. Free family event 01326 211222

10am to 2pm animal day. 2pm to 11pm music.

Music on The Moor 10am – 11pm The Moor 10am to 2pm sticking day. 2pm to 11pm music. 2pm to 9pm acoustic music. 9pm to 11pm Toilet Monsters.

Breakdance Demonstration 2pm – 2.30pm Falmouth Art Gallery

Busker’s Day 10am – 4pm Throughout Falmouth Buskers of all varieties are invited to take to the streets, there will be music on every corner. Subject to applications, to be involved email

Paint the Town Exhibition 10am – 5pm Falmouth Art Gallery A chance to see Paint the Town art created in one day on the streets of Falmouth. 01326 313863

Ska Night with Rudi’s Message 7.30pm ‘til late Events Square Tickets: £6 from Box Office Shed 01209 716138 or


Time 2pm – 3pm Falmouth Art Gallery Artist Tony Johns shows us how to create automation using a simple mechanism. Free event

Science in the Square

10am – 4pm Local craft stalls, food and entertainment.

What On Earth…? See page 14 for details.

80s V 90s Extravaganza with Chesney Hawkes & Artful Dodger 7.30pm ‘til late Events Square Fancy dress competition with prizes. Over 18s. £16 01209 716138 or

Pictures in the Park 8.45pm – 11pm (gates open at 7.45pm) Kimberley Park Outdoor screening of Pirates of the Caribbean 2. Tickets: £9/£7 conc 01872 262466

Fireworks Spectacular

Inner Harbour 40ft traditional Chinese style boats powered by up to 16 people with paddles. To enter or for more information contact Dave Nicoll on 07810 850926 / 01326 210008

Giant Jazzies 2pm – 3pm

Lifeboat Quayside Service

Falmouth Art Gallery


Today we will be making giant collages in the style of Matisse. It’s all about movement so we’ll be working on the floor on a large scale. Free entry

12pm – 4pm Events Square

RNLI Dragon Boat Challenge 10am – 4pm

Events in the Square Events Square

Action Automata

Events Square

Music on The Moor 10am – 11pm The Moor 10am to 2pm My Falmouth Week, draw, paint, chalk, express and display your Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week 2012 experiences. 2pm to 9pm acoustic music. 9pm to 11pm The Pistoleros.

Caribbean Party Night – The Ultimate Bob Marley Experience 7.30pm ‘til late Events Square

Custom House Quay Service celebrating the work of the local lifeboat. Supported by Pendennis Brass and local church choirs.

Kernow King and Mehts 7.30pm – 11pm Events Square The King of Cornish comedy will be entertaining all the family – plus a pasty for everyone. Tickets: £10. Info: 01209 716138

Gylly Beach Triathlon Race starts at 7am 250m swim, 5k bike ride and 1k run – teams of four.

Prepare yourselves for the trip of a lifetime through the musical life of Bob Marley with the country’s leading tribute act! Fancy dress competition with prizes on the night for the best dressed – over 18s only. Tickets: £14 from Box Office Shed, Events Square, Tyacks Hotel Camborne 01209 716138 or

10pm Inner Harbour (if inclement weather Saturday 18th August)


General Information

Thank you!

Thank you!

Regatta Information

The organisers of Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week would like to thank numerous volunteers and the following organisations that have supported the event:

 e also want to thank the W sponsors, supporters and contributors of Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week 2012. In particular thanks to our title sponsor Henri Lloyd and the Falmouth Harbour Commissioners who have sponsored The Blades.

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Tickets for Events Square Ticket Hotline/Info 07557 923301, E: or Tickets ordered in advance will be sent by 1st class post. Box Office on site from 27th July 10am to 4pm and throughout Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week.

Town Management office Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week 01326 313553

Falmouth Spirit of the Sea

BBC Radio Cornwall • Brandon Tool Hire • Carrick Leisure • Cornwall Council • English Heritage • Event Cornwall • Falmouth Art Gallery • Falmouth Carnival Committee • Falmouth Community School • Falmouth Festivals Ltd • Falmouth Marine Band • Falmouth Park & Float • Falmouth Pubs United • Falmouth School of Sailing • Falmouth Town Council • Falmouth Town Management • Falmouth Watersports Centre • Falmouth Working Boat Association • Harbour Lights • Marshals for Cornwall • National Maritime Museum Cornwall • Port of Falmouth Sailing Association • Quayside • RNLI • Rowe’s • Sainsbury’s • Sharps Brewery • South West Bars & Events Limited • St John Ambulance • St Mawes Ferry Company • The Waterfront • Cornwall Marine Network Thanks to Pubs United who are providing entertainment on The Moor supporting Help For Heroes.

Chesney Hawkes Fri 17th August Events Square

Tickets: £16 from Box Office Shed 01209 716138 or

@HLFalmouthweek #HLFW Correct at time of going to press. The organisers reserve the right to make changes to the programme and timings without prior notice. Photographers: Lee Whitehead, Matt Jessop, Paul Harry, Animal Bike Tour, RNLI.

Friday 17th August Science in the Square 12pm – 4pm

Events Square What On Earth…? Bone Zone, Marine Zone, Live Zone, Mini Beast Zone, Study Zone, Earth Zone. Explore our incredible planet. Join scientists from the University of Exeter’s Cornwall campus.



Park and Float Ponsharden Quay

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Kimberley Park

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Falmouth Town Station

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The Hornworks

Ships and Castles Leisure Centre


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Falmouth Docks Station

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Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week 2012 programme  

Events on the water and ashore from the 11th to 19th August in Falmouth Cornwall as part of Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week.