Trevithick Day Camborne

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Trevithick Day Camborne

An annual event ,Trevithick Day Camborne celebrates the heritage and mining heritage of the area, with the focus on Richard Trevithick, the pioneer of high pressure steam power.   This takes the form of a community festival of free entertainment in the main streets of Camborne, which are closed for the day.

Dancing, Street Entertainment, Children’s Fairground, Vintage & Veteran vehicles, Model Exhibitions, School Displays, Street Stalls, Static Engines, Miniature Steam Engines, Moving Steam Engines.

The traditional Bal-maidens and Miners dance with almost 250 local school children taking part will follow its normal route, leaving Basset Street at 10.15am led by miniature steam engines and Camborne Town Band.

Trevithick’s Dance, with almost 100 adults dressed in the traditional Cornish colours of Black and Gold, dancing in procession behind Camborne Town Band.

A The Steam Parade will leave Basset Road steam along Church Street, down Wellington Road and Trelawney Road, then up (Camborne Hill) Tehidy Road.

You can read more on thye Trevithick Day web site.

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