Humphry Davy Lantern Parade & Festive Market
December 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Penzance celebrates the birthday of Sir Humphry Davy, the Penzance born, world famous inventor and scientist best known for inventing the miner’s safety “Davy” lamp.
In Davy’s honour, the centre of Penzance will be filled with light from 4.30pm as a lantern parade processes through the town to the Market Place where Sir Humphry’s statue will be lit up.
There will also be a festive outdoor market on this day… starting at Market Place, 2pm until 5.30pm