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Events 2018


Low Tide Event: July 15th - Why not try the famous Low Tide Experience on Sunday 15th July, when the tide is low enough for people to walk across from Tresco and Bryher, meeting in the middle to enjoy this totally surreal Scillonian experience.

Miracle Theatre: July 26th-29th - Treat yourself to a miraculous night of theatre under the stars this summer! The Miracle Theatre Company return this year with their adaptation of The Cherry Orchard.

Festival Players: Aug 10th-12th - The Festival Players return to the Islands this year for another fantastic outdoor performance. Written by Shakespeare in his later years, The Winter’s Tale is an intriguing mix of drama and comedy.

Low Tide Event: Aug 13th - Why not try the famous Low Tide Experience, when the tide is low enough for people to walk across from Tresco and Bryher, meeting in the middle to enjoy this totally surreal Scillonian experience.

Taste of Scilly: Sept 1st-30th - Tuck into our unique low-food miles, slow-food culture of the famously unspoilt archipelago and enjoy a fresh foodie experience to savour every day: from lobster feasts to Scillonian produce markets, from beach barbecues to pasty-making workshops, from evening supper boats to Taste of Scilly cocktails and cream teas.

Low Tide Event: Sept 10th - Why not try the famous Low Tide Experience, when the tide is low enough for people to walk across from Tresco and Bryher, meeting in the middle to enjoy this totally surreal Scillonian experience.

Scilly Swim Challenge: Sept 15th-18th - Here's the chance to Swim and Walk the Islands over one or two days. There will be six swims averaging 2.5 km (total 15km) and six walks averaging 1.7 km (total 10km) completed as a group with full safety and logistical support. Experience the amazing swimming and beautiful scenery Scilly has to offer. For more information visit the Scilly Swim Challenge dedicated website.

Tresco Triathlon: Sept 30th - Tresco's biggest annual sporting event, in aid of the British Red Cross. A fun but challenging Sprint Triathlon finishing - rather conveniently - at The New Inn!

Walk Scilly Weekend: Oct 11th-15th - Explore the magic of Scilly on the cusp of the season when the nights are drawing in and there can be a nip to the fresh sea air.

Christmas Street Party: Dec 21st - To celebrate homecomings and the start of Christmas, come and join in at the Scillonian Christmas Festival - or street party! Enjoy pop-up stalls, competitions, mulled wine, mince pies and local fayre, Father Christmas, live music and more.



Active Pursuits....

Hire a Bike and cycle round the island: March - October Click here

St Mary's on horseback: Open all year Click here

Hire a Golf Buggy and drive round the island: March - October


 

AUTUMN AND WINTER – Christmas and New Year are special on the islands. Experience a traditional community Christmas of church services, carols in the park and goodwill to everyone. Anyone visiting at New Year is encouraged to bring their fancy dress costumes to join in the celebrations or head down to the Charity Shop (Church Road) where you are bound to pick up a bargain.