Golowan Festival

The Brief

Golowan Festival Penzance

15-24 June 2018 / 16-25  June 2017

In celebration of summer – the Feast of St John. Mazey Eve each year sees the election of the Mock Mayor of the Quay and, after a spectacular fireworks display, the appearance of Penglaz, Penzance’s ‘Obby ‘Oss, accompanied by the Golowan Band.  Mazey Day, launched each year by the Mayor of Penzance and the Mock Mayor of the Quay, is the centrepiece of the festival, in which artists, schools and other community groups fill the streets with music and giant sculptures in a series of parades. Tens of thousands of people line the main street of Penzance, Market Jew Street, which becomes a huge market place for the day, with traders selling all manner of goods as well as food from all around the world to delight the taste buds.

Perfect Events Group’s Mike Ward provided safety management.

Event delivery support included:

Emergency Planning Table Top Exercise Support and meeting with Police

Event safety planning

Event Safety management for Mazey Eve and the Torchlight Procession, Mazey Day and Quay Fair Day


The Results

  • Safe and successful event
  • Visitor numbers tbc