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Celebrating St Piran's Day in Truro
St Piran's flags were on display outside the Cathedral on Wednesday

Hundreds gathered in Truro on Wednesday lunchtime to celebrate St Piran's Day.

Children from local schools danced through the streets.

Perranporth celebrations

All over Cornwall celebrations have been staged for St Piran's Day.

March through Truro to celebrate St Piran's Day
The St Piran's Day march begins

In Truro hundreds gathered at lunchtime on Wednesday for a procession through the city.

Dancing in the streets
Children from locals schools danced through Truro

Locals and holiday makers enjoyed children dancing in the streets.

Banner made by local school children
Children carry their banner through Truro

Many of the youngsters from the local schools had produced banners for the day.

Children enjoy the celebrations
More local school children with their Cornish banner

With black and gold being the prominent Cornish colours, daffodils outside the Wig and Pen public house, with the black uniforms of the watching police as the parade went by, provided an artistic framing for the dozens of photographers thronging River Street.

Ruth and Clarice proudly wear their Cornish tartan

Many in the crowd were wearing the Cornish tartan to celebrate St Piran's Day.

Children dancing

The streets of Truro reverberated to the patriotic sounds of Cornwall, and the sun came out to make the most of the colourful banners and tartan clothing.

Toddlers in Truro
These two toddlers enjoy their St Piran's flags

More celebrations took place on Sunday in Perranporth. See our pictures

Have you been to a St Piran's Day celebration in Cornwall? Send in your pictures!


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