Annual Blessing of the Fleet in Newlyn tonight
The annual Blessing of the Fleet will take place in Newlyn tonight.
The event, organised by the Fisherman’s Mission, has been an occasion of significance in the area for more around 140 years.
A short service will be held at the Lorry Park in Newlyn at 7pm, which will be followed by a music and cream teas.
Julian Waring, from Fisherman’s Mission, said: “The whole intention is to give prayers for the fleet in Cornwall. We are asking for God’s blessing, for safety, for good catches and for safety of the boats and most importantly the people.”
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More than 100 people are expected to attend this evening.