Truro BID

Tour of Britain Celebrations

Cornwall hosted the curtain-raiser to the annual international cycling race on Sunday 5 September and the race passed through Truro at approx. 13.46.

Along with Truro City Council we partnered with the Old Bakery Studios to stage a one-day free event celebrating the race. We are co-funded the event, and from 11.30am, Lemon Quay played host to live music, Mountain Bike Stunt Shows, a bicycle art station, performers, DJs, street food and a bar.

Andrei Burton and Matt Pengelly starred in the Mountain Bike Stunt Shows. Andrei Burton is a multiple Guinness World Record Breaker and British Champion.

Cornish festival favourites Motown Pirates were on the Quay, along with DJ Mark Hill (the original Artful Dodger). Also on the line up were The Scribes, Sam Richardson and the RenegadesThe Stone Faced Wellers and The Stone Roots.

There was street food with seating, an Old Bakery Studios outdoor bar, Jenna Jaz glitter make up artist and lots of people having fun!