|2021 Date||24 April 2021|
Trevithick Day History
Trevithick Day seeks to commemorate British inventor Richard Trevithick and his contributions. Trevithick was an early 19th century inventor and engineer from Cornwall. His most notable inventions were the high-powered steam engine and the railway steam locomotive. This day is a celebration of Trevithick’s link with the town of Camborne as he debuted his steam engine there in 1801. This day recognizes Trevithick’s inventions and the town’s local industrial heritage. Celebrations include a festive atmosphere of costumes, music, and parades.
Trevithick Day was established in 1984 in the town of Camborne. It is observed annually on the last Saturday in April.
Trevithick Day Facts
Trevithick Day Top Events and Things to Do
Trevithick Day References and Related Sitestrevithickday.org.uk: Trevithick Day