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

Rapeseed a new novel by Alwyn Marriage

What are the consequences for a child conceived by violence? Sam has a job researching so-called Rapeseed children – but Sam has a secret.

“The first social science research-based thriller I’ve ever read.” Christopher Nuttall, former Director of Research and Statistics, Home Office.


Neil Beardmore is a multi-talented dramatist, poet, musician, photographer and artist. He is a winner of The Sussex Playwrights Prize, the Richard Burton Poetry Prize and his play, Pristine in Blue, recently ran at the Milton Keynes Festival. Neil works with two drama companies, Pepper’s Ghost and The Play’s The Thing and helps run a play reading service with BBC director Rosemary Hill.
He 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. Artist, writer and runner Kelvin Bowers made headlines around the globe when he completed a 10,500 mile journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Sydney, Australia, on foot. There will be film of his run across India