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Upcoming events

Low Spring Tide events

April 20th and September 1st 2019 There are certain days when lunar forces combine creating Spring tides so low that it’s possible to walk between the channel of Bryher and Tresco.  Mid-channel there’s a sandbar where Tresco Island sets up a pop-up event, including a pop up BBQ & bar, games and live music. For full details contact Tresco Island on 01720 422849. *Please check tide times and the weather forecast before making the crossing, never walk in fog and always tell someone where you are going.

April 20th 2019 - September 1st 2019

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World Pilot Gig Championships

May 3rd - 5th May 2019 Now entering its 30th year, this event just keeps on growing, with 150 teams entered and teams from as far afield as Barbados! Races begin on Friday 3rd with the penultimate race on Sunday 5th.  

May 3rd 2019 - May 5th 2019

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Creative Scilly

Week commencing May 10th - 22nd Meet local artists who are inspired by the landscape around them, have a go at many different artistic techniques such as glass blowing, screen printing, etching and much more; or simply relish in the stunning works of art across varying galleries. For a full programme of events visit: Visit Isles of Scilly or call the Tourist Information Centre on 01720 422031 For the full events programme please visit:

May 10th 2019 - May 22nd 2019

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Scilly Folk Festival

May 24th-28th 2019 Some of the best folk musicians in the South West will be returning the islands for a fun packed weekend of music and dancing.  

May 24th 2019 - May 28th 2019

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Scilly Swim Challenge Events

Starting at sunrise, swimmers will attempt to swim and walk between six islands over a series of events throughout the year, the event focuses on the challenger aspect of open water swimming rather than it being a race.  The events will start and finish on St. Mary's, the main island, visiting St. Martins, Tresco, Bryher, Samson and St. Agnes. To find out more visit the Scilly Swim Challenge.

  • Spring Scilly Swim Challenge 25th May 2019
  • Scilly 360 Swim Race 27th July 2019
  • Two Day Scilly Swim Challenge 7-8th Sep 2019
  • One Day Scilly Swim Challenge 10th Sep 2019

May 25th 2019 - September 10th 2019

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