05 Mar '12, 10am

Happy St Piran's Day! or gool perran low-en. find out more about our patron saint

Happy St Piran's Day! or gool perran low-en. find out more about our patron saint

Move over Saint George, Saint Piran is in town! The patron saint of tin-miners is generally regarded as the national Saint of Cornwall and his flag, a white cross on a black background, is the flag of Cornwall. St Piran’s Day, March 5th , started as one of the many tinners’ holidays observed by the tin miners of Cornwall. Other miners’ holidays of a similar nature include Picrous Day and Chewidden Thursday. The day following St Piran’s Day is known by many as ‘Mazey Day’, a term which has now been adopted by the revived Golowan festival in Penzance. It is said that the poor chap, branded a heathen in Ireland, was tied to a mill-stone and rolled over the edge of a cliff into a stormy sea! The sea immediately became calm, and the saint floated safely over the water to land upon the sandy beach of Perranzabuloe in Cornwall, lucky him! It was here that he set up his church and...

Full article: http://www.seasaltcornwall.co.uk/blog/03/2012/st-piran-se...

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