School children, musicians and performers took to the streets of Cornwall today to celebrate the patron saint of tin miners.
According to legend, St Piran landed on the sands at Perranporth, after being cast into the sea.
Street parades have been taking place all over the county, from Bodmin to Penzance, as Francesca Carpenter reports.
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