This year the ceremony will be held in the grounds of Prideaux Place on Saturday 2nd September, by kind permission of Mr and Mrs Prideaux-Brune, and will be conducted by the Grand Bard of Cornwall, Pol Hodge, Mab Stenak Veur, assisted by Gorsedh Kernow Officers.
This will be the first time that the Gorsedh has been held in Padstow since 1952.
1.40pm Bardic Procession leaves Church Street/Church Rooms and heads to Prideaux Place
2pm The Gorsedh Ceremony begins on site at Prideaux Place.
Public attendance is FREE and welcomed.
Please note the chairs forming the bardic circle are for bards, dignitaries and special guests only.
Visitors are asked please not to enter the bardic circle although they are very welcome to bring their own chairs or stand behind the circle to view the ceremony.
In the event of wet weather, the afternoon Gorsedh Kernow bardic ceremony will take place inside the church, however space is limited, with bards, dignitaries and special guests being seated first.