Montol Festival 2015
Montol Festival 2015 – Monday the 21st of December, Penzance.
The build up!
Saturday the 12th of December 1pm – 5pm. Costume, Mask and Lantern Workshops. Penlee Coach House (Penlee Park near the tennis courts).
Saturday the 19th of December 10am – 5pm Costume, Mask and Lantern Workshops. Penzance School of Art (Next to Penzance Library in Morrab Road)
Saturday 19th of December - Pre Montol party with Kabasa – Welcoming back the light! @ The Ritz £5 – Doors open at 8pm
friv Sunday 20th December, 4.30pm. St. Mary’s Church Chapel Street. -Celebration and reflexion: Music for Christmas.
Penzance Youth String Orchestra and Penzance Junior Strings, directed by Tim Boulton
Familiar and unfamiliar music to welcome the Christmas season. Free with a retiring collection.
Montol 2015 -21st of December 2015.
Midday – Programme of entertainment in town centre. Details to be confirmed
**New** 4pm Sundown Proclamation Procession. The members of the Guise Guilds and other costumed guisers will meet just after sun down at 4pm at the top of Causewayhead leading a procession to Chapel Street.
4.30pm – Programme of entertainment in Chapel Street. Including fire display from Circo Inferno and music from Dakka Doum and Land and See
5.40pm – Selection of the Lord of Misrule outside the Union Hotel
6pm Main Procession – On the stroke of 6pm the Raffidy Dumitz Band will lead the people of Penzance up through Causewayhead to the Princess May Recreation Ground for the Midwinter fire.
6.15pm – Midwinter fire at the Princess May Recreation Ground.
6.45pm Return procession finishing at the Ritz.
7pm The Montol Revels
From 7.15pm – The Guise Guilds.
From 7.30pm – Community celebration with entertainment at the Ritz.
7.30pm The choosing of the Master of the Splendid League of Physicians outside the Dolphin Tavern.
7.35pm The choosing of the Grand Vizier of the Noble Company of the Turk’s Head at the Turk’s Head.
7.40pm – The choosing of the Master of the Glorious Company of the Egyptian House at the Egyptian House.
8pm The Choosing of the Master of the Corn-Market at the Market House.
8.20pm The Choosing of the Master of the Melodious company of Peccadilloes at the Fountain Tavern.
From 8pm – Programme of Entertainment in Chapel Street.
10pm – Torchlit procession and chalking of the Mock.
Montol 2015 is supported by Penzance Town Council.
The Cornish Culture Association – The charity that runs Montol, is part of Bewnans Kernow. The umbrella partnership for Cornish Culture Groups.