It's Mazey Day at the Golowan Festival

Crowds enjoying the Golowan Festival celebrations in Penzance. Credit: ITV News West Country

One of Cornwall's oldest festivals celebrating mid-summer reaches its colourful high point today.

The Golowan Festival in Penzance is a 10 day event which began on June 21st.

Today is Mazey Day where various processions line the town's streets.

Mazey Day in Penzance
One of the Mazey Day parades in Penzance Credit: ITV News West Country


Golowan Festival in Penzance

Golowan is one of Cornwall's oldest festivals. Celebrating mid-summer it's held for 10 days in Penzance between 21 - 30 June.