7th December, 2016

Falmouth Live Nativity

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Take the train to Falmouth this Sunday (11th December 2016) for a nativity like no other – donkeys, sheep and alpacas included!

Now in its fifth year, the Live Nativity (which is free to attend) features carol singing, costumes, live animals and a procession through the town acting out the Christmas story.

The afternoon begins at Events Square (Discovery Quay), which is just five minutes’ walk from Falmouth Town station (see map).

Carols begin at 1.15pm and the nativity itself starts at 1.30pm. Read more in this preview by the Falmouth Packet.

You may also be interested in the Supersized Viking Weekend, happening just next door at the National Maritime Museum, 11-4 Saturday and Sunday.

Take the train to Falmouth Town

  • Take the 12 09 train from Truro (or the 13 08, but you may miss the first couple of minutes).
  • The journey takes just over 20 minutes.
  • The adult Off-Peak Day Return is £4.30.
  • 5-15 year olds are half price and under 5s free.
  • Trains back from Falmouth Town depart at 14 42, 16 17 and 17 38.

New to the train?
Check out our online guide to travelling on The Maritime Line (Truro-Falmouth).

More about the event

Part funded by the Designated Community Rail Development Fund. The Fund is backed by the Department for Transport and the Association of Community Rail Partnerships (now Community Rail Network).

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