St Ives fishing; Tir Ha Tavas (Dave and Dee Brotherton & Dave Higginbotham), Mick Paynter & Bob Devereux capture sights and sounds, night fishing, tragic loss and lighter moments in words and music


An eclectic mix of music and song, words and images inspired by the landscape, including a section on West Penwith. We will tell poetic stories from Dartmoor Dreams, inspired by the wild and legendary Dartmoor; Ashide, A Second Nature, reflecting the serenity of Japanese Gardens in the UK; The Red Comet, a day in the life of a city and its people; Dartington Hall – One Endless Garden, the ethos of Leonard and Dorothy Elmhirst; Sea Songs inspired by the rugged coast of West Penwith, and Open Road for Promiseland, a road trip along the iconic US Route 66.
Our event will be. With music from folk to baroque to jazz against a backdrop of projected images


Neil Beardmore reads from his new novel LEMON SEAS: Rich needs a rest from life when he arrives on Goa’s beaches, but it’s not to be. He’s quickly caught up with local police investigating the murder of a local dancing girl.
There will also be a slide show about Goa, the novel’s location,and an interview with the author.

After the interval Kelvin Bowers will read from his book,’THROWING PLATES AT THE MOON.’
Kelvin was the first person to run to Australia. There will be film of his run across India.

Petroch’s Church: Birte Hosken

Birte Hosken, Petroch’s Church was published at the end of July 2016.

To get away from her busy life in London, Jen decides to spend her summer in Cornwall by the beach working as an attendant in the car park owned by her grandfather. During an unlikely encounter, Jen finds out more than she bargained for and has to keep Petroc’s secret to herself.

Birte will not only read from her book but will talk about the experience of getting it published.


Voices from the First War : Jenny Hill

Jenny Hill reads from her book commemorating those who perished in the First World War. These poems were inspired by a series of podcasts from the Imperial war Museum.

Fundraising in support of Help for Heroes