Events

Festivals and fun times in 2017...

If ever you need an excuse to come to Scilly for a long weekend or a short break, we think you'll find it right here! 

We've lined up a number of festivals and fun occasions to celebrate the islands at their very best! So why not come and join us as we eat, drink and make merry whilst marvelling at our heritage, culture, island lives and striking surroundings? For more information about all our events, keep scrolling down.

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Cancer Research UK 5k & 10k Event

Event on Jul 23rd 2017
Cancer Research UK logo

The annual CRUK 5 and 10k event will be held on Sunday 25th June. On holiday? Why not join in? Walk or run around St Mary's at the distance of your choice - make it a fun event!

Pre-registration and sponsor forms available. 

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Miracle Theatre - The Third Policeman 2017

Event runs Jul 27th 2017 to Jul 30th 2017
The Third Policeman

The fantastic Miracle Theatre Company will be back on Scilly in July 2017. They will be performing the hilarious and unforgettable 'The Third Policeman', a surreal comic adventure written by Flann O'Brien.

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St Agnes Fete 2017

Event on Jul 30th 2017
St Agnes Kids ice cream

A lovely, fun-filled day out for all the family on St Agnes...Welly throwing, tombola and other fun games, plus cakes, live music, bric-and-brac and more! Takes place on the cricket field and at the Island Hall.

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Bryher Fete 2017

Event on Aug 6th 2017
Bryher Fete

A real community event comprising traditional stalls, arts and crafts, scones and cakes. Bar & Music. A great day out with the family allowing you to unwind and let the children do their own thing. Boats available all day from the different islands.

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The Merry Wives of Windsor - Festival Players 2017

Event runs Aug 11th 2017 to Aug 13th 2017
Merry Wives of Windsor Poster

The Festival Players Theatre Company returns to Scilly to bring you this hilarious and colourful comedy in an all-male, fast-paced, costumed production.

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St Martin's Fete 2017

Event on Aug 20th 2017
St Martin's Fete

An afternoon of fun and games, cakes, beer, barbecue and stalls. Come along and take part in some of the many activities or just chill and take in all the camaraderie! Takes place on the green just behind Higher Town Quay. Begins at 12 noon.

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Red Arrows Aerobatic Display

Event on Aug 28th 2017
Red Arrows over Old Slipway

Come to Scilly to be wowed by the Red Arrows, who return to the islands on Bank Holiday Monday, 28th August to perform a full 25-minute aerobatic display over the archipelago. After the success of last year, we can't wait for this year's repeat performance.

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Taste of Scilly Food Festival 2017

Event runs Sep 1st 2017 to Sep 30th 2017

This September, the Isles of Scilly will host its second Taste of Scilly Food Festival - a mouth-watering, month-long celebration of the very best in local food and drink from across the islands.

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Scilly Swim Challenge 2017

Event runs Sep 2nd 2017 to Sep 6th 2017

Swim and Walk the Islands over one or two days. Whether you choose to complete in one or two days you will experience  the amazing swimming and beautiful scenery Scilly has to offer.

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Fitness Retreat - Hell Bay, Bryher

Event runs Sep 30th 2017 to Oct 4th 2017
Beach running on Bryher
Escape to magical Bryher for some outdoor fitness, delicious seasonal food and rejuvenate both the mind and body. Mountain Beach Fitness Retreats are hosting a pop-up fitness mini break with Hell Bay hotel this September.
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