Twenty thousand voices

W e've signed up to Trelawny Shout on St Piran’s Day (March 5th) for a fifth consecutive year.

The annual Cornish tradition will begin at 9pm on St Piran's Day.

Since 2015, people across the county have gathered for a mass singalong of the Cornish anthem – Trelawny - to celebrate community and Cornish heritage, whilst raising money for charity. Over 70 pubs are taking part in the Trelawny Shout this year, over 30 of which are our pubs and inns.

The annual Cornish tradition, which continues to grow year on year, takes place in pubs across the county, as people raise their voices - and pints - in unison at 9pm.

The Trelawny Shout goal is to raise 20,000 voices for 2020. The challenge is inspired by the famous lyrics of Trelawny, the Song of the Western Men – penned in its modern form by Robert Stephen Hawker in 1824. 

For a fifth consecutive year, we're providing a free cask of our award-winning flagship pale ale, Tribute, to each pub hosting a Trelawny Shout event. As well as celebrating Cornwall, each pub has committed to raising a minimum of £100 for a charity, or local cause, of its choice.

The Par Inn, recently named St Austell Brewery’s Community Pub of the Year, will be hosting a charity euchre match, whilst raising money for an important local cause. Nearby in Par, the Clay Country singers will be leading the Cornish anthem at the Welcome Home Inn, which is raising money for the Cornwall Air Ambulance and the 50-strong local community choir, NoteAbility will be leading the Shout at the Hewas Inn, Sticker. 

The Shout at the Polgooth Inn, near St Austell, will be led by the St Mewan Choir. The Polgooth will also be raising money for Cornwall Hospice Care and St Austell Brewery’s Charitable Trust. 

The Suitcase Singers will be belting out the Cornish anthem in Falmouth at the Pennycomequick, where money is being raised for two charities – ShelterBox and Penhaligon’s Friends.

With ambitions to beat last year’s charity donation, the Heron Inn – in Malpas - will be hosting a St Piran’s Day pasty making competition, followed by an evening of music with the Rum & Shrub Shanty Singers and RNLI fundraising.

Steve Worrall, our managing director - pubs, inns and hotels said:

W e’re delighted to be donating Tribute to pubs hosting the Trelawny Shout – what better opportunity for our pub teams and customers to celebrate Cornwall’s heritage and tradition.

“Pubs are at the heart of communities across the county, so it’s fantastic to see the variety of Trelawny Shout events being hosted for St Piran’s Day. Long may this great tradition continue!”

Rebecca Gregson, founder and organiser of the Trelawny Shout said:

“It’s fantastic that so many pubs will be taking part in this year’s shout, helping us to reach our twenty thousand voices goal!"

“We hope that pub-goers across Cornwall have a fantastic evening of singing, celebrating their community and raising pints in honour of our wonderful county.”

Full list of our pubs taking part in this year’s Trelawny Shout

  • The Albion, Bristol
  • Blue Anchor Inn, Fraddon
  • County Arms, Truro
  • Cornubia Inn, Hayle
  • Farmers Arms, St Merryn
  • Golden Lion Inn, Port Isaac
  • Heron Inn, Truro
  • Hewas Inn, St Austell
  • Jubilee Inn, Pelynt
  • Kings Arms, Luxulyan
  • Kings Arms, Tregony
  • Kings Arms, Lostwithiel
  • Kings Arms, Paul, Penzance
  • Lanivet Inn, Bodmin
  • Lifeboat Inn, St Ives
  • Molesworth Arms, Wadebridge
  • Masons Arms, Camelford
  • Napoleon Inn, Boscastle
  • Pandora Inn, Restronguet
  • Par Inn, Par
  • Pennycomequick, Falmouth
  • Polgooth Inn, St Austell
  • Rashleigh Arms, Charlestown
  • Safe Harbour Hotel, Fowey
  • Seven Stars Inn, Stithians
  • Ship Inn, Pentewan
  • Top House, Helston
  • Travellers Rest, Trevarrian, Newquay
  • Weavers, Bodmin
  • Welcome Home Inn, Par
  • Who'd Have Thought It Inn, Saltash


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