St Ives Feast – February 2017

 

FEAST CELEBRATIONS 2017

PROGRAMME

FEAST SUNDAY, 5 FEBRUARY:

 

11.15 a.m.        MAYOR’S PARADE AND CHURCH SERVICE

The Mayor’s Party, accompanied by the Councillors and their Guests, will walk in Procession to the Parish Church for the Service at 11.30 a.m.  The Pendeen Silver Band will lead the Procession and representatives of the local organisations are welcome to join in the Procession and their ‘Official Colours’ may be carried.

 

FEAST MONDAY, 6 FEBRUARY:

 

9.30 a.m.         VENTON IA WELL

The Mayoral Procession will leave The Guildhall for the Venton Ia Well at Porthmeor and, after the short ceremony there, will return to the Parish Church by 10.30 a.m. As is the tradition, dancers from St Uny School, will dance in the procession, Bagas Porthia will provide the music and take part in the Ceremony at the Venton Ia Well.

 

10.30 a.m.       HURLING OF THE SILVER BALL

The Mayor will hurl the Silver Ball from the wall of the Parish Church.

 

10.30 a.m.       COFFEE MORNING IN THE CONCERT HALL

to Noon           The League of Friends of the Edward Hain Memorial Hospital will hold a Coffee Morning in the Concert Hall adjoining The Guildhall.

 

11.00 a.m.        MEETING OF THE WESTERN HUNT

The Western Hunt will meet at Royal Square at 11.00 a.m., and receive the Stirrup Cup from the Mayor.

 

11.30 a.m.        DISTRIBUTION OF PENNIES TO CHILDREN UNDER 7 YEARS OF AGE

The Mayor will distribute the pennies from The Guildhall steps.

 

Noon               RETURN OF THE SILVER BALL

The Silver Ball will be returned to the Mayor at The Guildhall, and pennies will be distributed to children aged 7 years and above.