Pendennis Shipyard has locations in Falmouth, Cornwall and Vilanova, Barcelona. There is always plenty to do in the local areas, with festivals and other events to enjoy. Here you can find all the upcoming events happening around the Pendennis Shipyards in 2022.
Pendennis Falmouth Events
Sea Shanty Festival 17th – 19th June
The Sea Shanty Festival is a free event, with shanty performances scheduled throughout the weekend at venues including The Greenbank Hotel, Events Square, Prince of Wales Pier, Custom House Quay and Church Street Car Park. Visitors are encouraged to explore the town, its shops, restaurants, gardens and beaches, and the 20+ official festival venues.
The Falmouth Classics – 17th – 19th June
Falmouth Classics is home to three days of racing and a spectacular Parade of Classic Boats and the Small Classic Boat Parade. Since it began, in 1987, Falmouth Classics has steadily grown to be one of the most significant Classic sailing events in the UK.
RNLI Castle 2 Castle Swim – 25th June
The RNLI Castle 2 Castle Swim is an iconic one mile open water sea swim across the Carrick Roads. It starts at Pendennis Castle in Falmouth and finishes at St Mawes Castle on the Roseland Peninsula.
Falmouth Week 5th – 14th August
Falmouth Week is a major attraction for locals and visitors alike. With its origins as a local sailing regatta dating back at least as far as 1837, the week is an opportunity for sailors and landlubbers to enjoy the many daytime and evening events in the picturesque seaside town of Falmouth.
Boardmasters – 10th – 14th August
Boardmasters Festival is a yearly music and surf festival held on the beautiful Cornish coast at Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay in Newquay. Attendees can experience sun, surf, and a variety of amazing music from som of the world’s biggest recording artists.
Falmouth Triathlon – 25th September
Oyster Festival 13th – 16th October
Falmouth Oyster Festival is one of Cornwall’s largest and most popular specialty culinary festivals, dedicated to the mollusk. Consider attending for four days of eating and celebrations to honour the native Fal Oyster and the richness of Cornish seafood.
Pendennis Vilanova Events
OffWeek Festival – 17th – 18th June
OffWeek Festival is returning to Barcelona’s Parc del Fòrum for three days of electronic music showcases, from some of the most respected names in the world of underground house and techno. Grab your tickets here.
Festival of Sant Joan – 23rd – 24th June
The Festival of Sant Joan celebrates the Summer Solstice. It is a public holiday that is known for the atmosphere created. If you are in Barcelona during this period there is no way that you will miss the date – fires in the streets and the constant crack of fireworks will make sure of that!
Barcelona Beach Festival – 2nd – 3rd July
The Barcelona Beach Festival is an annual electronic music festival hosted in the Platja del Frum neighbourhood of Barcelona. It is one of Spain’s largest music festivals, with over 70,000 attendees every year. David Guetta, Armin van Buuren, DJ Snake, and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike are among the most recent performers.
Sants Festival – August 19th – 28th (TBC)
The Festes de Sants are some of the most popular of Barcelona, together with the festivals of Gracia and Mercé. They take place during eight days over the second half of August, include the 24th, the day of the neighbourhood’s patron saint – St. Bartholomew
Barcelona International Boat Show – 12th – 16th October
The Barcelona International Boat Show is due to commence in Port Vell this October. Sailing boats, yachts, catamarans, Menorquin boats, motorboats, inflatable craft, cruisers, and recreational fishing boats are all on display for visitors. Additionally, all manner of nautical products and services ranging from electronics and engines to paint, sails, trailers, fishing equipment, and small vessels are in attendance.
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