Gool Peran 2022 Tewynblustri

Celebrating Cornwall’s Culture & Heritage on our National Day

With Covid issues preventing school workshops & affecting audience confidence, the co-ordinating group for the Newquay St Piran Festival 2022 are pleased to confirm that the following events are still going ahead in the town – all offer open & free entry, so please feel free to join us and celebrate:

THURSDAY, 3rd MARCH – afternoon

Newquay Library: 2.00-4.00pm St Piran’s Community afternoon with live music from 2.30pm featuring Oll an Gwella and Children’s Storytime at 3.30pm.  Cream teas offered throughout the afternoon.

FRIDAY, 4th MARCH – evening

(a) Great Western Hotel – Evening of Cornish music and entertainment.

Featuring Oll an Gwella and Newquay Rowing Club Singers together with other entertainment offering a variety of Cornish culture. 

(b) The Central Hotel

Proposed Cornish musical event (to be confirmed) featuring a local, Cornish band 

SATURDAY, 5th MARCH – St Piran’s evening

(a) Newquay Rowing Club – Evening of Cornish information & entertainment supported by Newquay Rowing Club Singers and Oll an Gwella together with a presentation featuring Cornish history

7.30–8.00 and 8.30-9.00pm + 9.00: Trelawny Shout – singing 

8.00 – 8.30: digital presentation featuring an aspect of Cornish Heritage

(b) The Central Hotel

5.00-8.00pm Live Cornish music set

9.00pm Saturday night DJ will begin the set with the Trelawny Shout (words on the screens), preceded by NSP video presentation on the multi-screens at the Central

(c) Celtic Lounge

Focus on the Newquay Museum’s coffee lounge with Celtic music, culminating in the Trelawny Shout at 9.00pm and preceded by a Cornish language session and other entertainment from midday onwards.

(d) The Griffin

            Entertainment from 8.00pm featuring Rum & Shrub with 9.00pm Trelawny Shout 


Newquay St Piran Virtual Programme on their Website, to include,

  • Merv Davey with an illustrated talk about Cornish dance & dance music
  • Video scenes of Newquay (Chaos TV) with audio backing from Oll an Gwella
  • Newquay’s Cornish language class with songs in Kernewek.
  • The Celts = History, heritage & culture from Truro & Penwith College team
  • Lowender Peran visual material
  • Popular elements from 2021 St Piran’s Day including greetings and video footage
  • Bryher Flanders film has also been offered for this virtual (website) event.

For further and up-to-date additions and revisions, please refer to:

Facebook: @newquaystpirans   Website:

Or contact Festival Chairman: Rob Spowart (01637879446) for details