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Events 2018

Walk Scilly 2018: April 4th-14th - By popular demand, Walk Scilly is back and has been extended to 10 days! Between 4th & 14th April 2018 you can take part in a selection of over 25 guided and themed walks across all the inhabited and some uninhabited islands.

World Pilot Gig Championships: May 4th-7th - The 2018 World Pilot Gig Championships will take place on the Isles of Scilly from Friday 4th May until Monday 7th May.

Scilly Swim Challenge: May 12th - The Scilly Swim Challenge returns again this year on May 12th 2018, with the chance to Swim and Walk the Islands over one day. Tickets go on sale November 2017.

Art Scilly: May 12th-19th - Art Scilly returns for one week commencing Saturday 12th May 2018.

Folk Festival: May 24th-29th - May 2018 will see the return of the ever popular annual Folk Festival. A long weekend of music, song and dance is in store, featuring some of the best folk music from Scilly and the South West. The Festival will take place from Thursday 24th May – Tuesday 29th May.

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.