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March 2017

March 26 @ 08:00 - 17:00
May 2017
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Poetry & Music in the Square

May 13 @ 12:30 - 14:00
NORWAY SQUARE, TR26 1NA + Google Map

This is the first event in the 2017 St Ives Literature Festival. It will be a platform for those poets who have been writing A POEM A DAY FOR APRIL, but all all poets musicians and song writers are welcome.

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£6

WELL MET: an evening with Susan Taylor, Simon Williams & Si Barron

May 13 @ 19:30 - 21:30
St Ives Arts Club, Westcotts Quay
St Ives, Cornwall tr262dy United Kingdom
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Simon, Susan and Si,staged WELL MET last year, at the Teignmouth Poetry Festival and at Ways With Words, to great acclaim. It contains a memorable song about a mermaid, a series of beachcombing poems and lots of rollicking, traditional, sea ballads!

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Poetry & Music in the Square/ Dylan Thomas Day

May 14 @ 12:30 - 14:30
NORWAY SQUARE, TR26 1NA + Google Map

Dylan Thomas Day is the anniversary of the day in 1953 when Under Milk Wood was first performed in New York. Poets, Singers, Musicians and Storytellers welcome. donations

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£14

MIRANDA SYKES/BORROWED PLACES

May 14 @ 19:00 - 21:30
St Ives Arts Club, Westcotts Quay
St Ives, Cornwall tr262dy United Kingdom
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Miranda Sykes, the acclaimed singer and bassist with 'Show of Hands' is returning to her roots. After a career spanning over 20 years, during which time she has played with many of the top musicians and singers within the folk world, she will be touring as she started out; one woman, one bass and one guitar. Borrowed Places is a project that draws it's inspiration primarily from the songs and landscapes of her native Lincolnshire but seen through the eyes…

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Poetry & Music in the Square

May 15 @ 12:30 - 14:00
NORWAY SQUARE, TR26 1NA + Google Map

An open event for poets, storytellers, songwriters and musicians. Performers welcome. donations

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Free

The Thief’s Daughter: Victoria Cornwall +Free Speech

May 15 @ 15:30 - 17:30
Cafe Art,, The Drill Hall
St Ives, Cornwall,
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Eighteenth-century Cornwall is crippled by debt and poverty, while the gibbet casts a shadow of fear over the land. Yet, when night falls, free traders swarm onto the beaches and smuggling prospers. Terrified by a thief-taker’s warning as a child, Jenna has resolved to be good. When her brother, Silas, asks for her help to pay his creditors, Jenna feels unable to refuse and finds herself entering the dangerous world of the smuggling trade. Victoria Cornwall will read from her…

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A TALK ON TRANSLATION:Neil Roper

May 15 @ 17:30 - 19:00
St Ives Arts Club, Westcotts Quay
St Ives, Cornwall tr262dy United Kingdom
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Neil Roper is both poet,playwright and translator. His first major work was a bilingual book of poetry entitled "Monde Mers/Firmament of Seas" which sold out. It was published in two editions by Poesie Vivante, Geneva. Other translated works were from Italian and Russian,.the latter one "Childhood" by Vadim Andreyev, son of the famous Russian dramatist, .Leonid Andreyev. That covered the years 1904 to 1919. He writes equally fluently in French and English .and has published original work in leading French…

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FEATHERS,Tim Cunningham with Adrian O’Reilly & Bob Devereux

May 15 @ 19:30 - 21:30
St Ives Arts Club, Westcotts Quay
St Ives, Cornwall tr262dy United Kingdom
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Tim has had six collections of poetry published: Don Marcelino’s Daughter (Peterloo Poets, 2001), Unequal Thirds (Peterloo Poets, 2006), Kyrie (Revival Press, 2008), Siege (Revival Press, 2012), Almost Memories (Revival Press, 2014) & The Lyrics to the Nightingale’s Song (Revival Press, 2016) . He found a thrush’s feather, Dipped it in a meadow And penned a sonnet He found a linnet’s feather, Dipped it in a stream And penned a ghazal. He found a blackbird’s feather, Dipped it in the…

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Poetry & Music in the Square

May 16 @ 12:30 - 15:00
NORWAY SQUARE, TR26 1NA + Google Map

An open event, in Norway Square, for poets, musicians, singer songwriters & story tellers all performers welcome.

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road: Janine Marie

May 16 @ 15:30 - 16:30
St Ives Arts Club, Westcotts Quay
St Ives, Cornwall tr262dy United Kingdom
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ONE WOMAN'S STORY OF EMPOWERMENT How do we find or reacquaint with our ‘power within’ during those times in life when we find ourselves lost and can’t find our way back home? This is my personal story of such a time, when as a first-year high school teacher I found myself gripped by an eating disorder. I bring into play colour theory and use parallels from the Wizard of Oz, offering snippets and images that are familiar and fun in…

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Fund raising in support of Help for Heroes

Voices of the First World War :Jenny Hill

May 16 @ 18:00 - 19:00
St Ives Arts Club, Westcotts Quay
St Ives, Cornwall tr262dy United Kingdom
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A poignant cycle of poems by Jenny Hill, with a Foreword by General the Lord Dannatt Gcb Cbe Mc Dl, commemorating those who perished in the Great War, 1914-1918. It is inspired by a series of podcasts by the Imperial War Museum in connection with the First World War Centenary Partnership, 2014-2018. There is a poem for each of the podcasts, plus a closing poem of grief and reconciliation. The poems are illustrated by a series of sparse, haunting images…

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£6

St Ives Comedy Walk…….. details at www.shantybaba.com

May 16 @ 19:00 - 20:45
Westcott’s Quay,
£6

Liz Kessler-Why you should never give up on your dreams

May 16 @ 19:30 - 21:30
St Ives Arts Club, Westcotts Quay
St Ives, Cornwall tr262dy United Kingdom
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Photograph by Mark NoallLocal author Liz Kessler has written seventeen books. She's been translated into twenty-five languages, appeared on the New York Times Bestsellers list and sold over five million books internationally. But the one that very nearly got away was her very first novel. Read Me Like A Book took fifteen years to get published. Find out why, and much more, at this intimate and informal evening with Liz. She will talk about her journey…

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SOMETHING FISHY/BOATHOUSE THEATRE

May 16 @ 19:30
Boathouse Theatre,
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Poetry & Music in the Square

May 17 @ 12:30 - 15:00
NORWAY SQUARE, TR26 1NA + Google Map

An open event for poets, musicians, singer songwriters & story tellers. Performers welcome.

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Free

Petroc’s Church: Birte Hosken

May 17 @ 15:30 - 17:00
Cafe Art,, The Drill Hall
St Ives, Cornwall,
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Birte Hosken, Petroc’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…

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£6

LEMON SEAS, Neil Beardmore & THROWING PLATES AT THE MOON Kelvin Bowers

May 17 @ 19:30 - 21:30
St Ives Arts Club, Westcotts Quay
St Ives, Cornwall tr262dy United Kingdom
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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…

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SOMETHING FISHY/BOATHOUSE THEATRE

May 17 @ 19:30
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Poetry & Music in the Square

May 18 @ 12:30 - 14:00
NORWAY SQUARE, TR26 1NA + Google Map

An open event for poets, songwriters, musicians & storytellers. Performers welcome.

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£6

Rapeseed a new novel by Alwyn Marriage

May 18 @ 17:00 - 18:30
St Ives Arts Club, Westcotts Quay
St Ives, Cornwall tr262dy United Kingdom
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What are the consequences for a child conceived by violence? Rapeseed follows the story of Samantha, a bright young academic, investigating the psychology of the children of rape. However, Sam has a secret, and flashbacks throughout the novel explore how this affected her upbringing. With a serial rapist on the loose and Sam's own search for her father becoming more desperate, her personal and professional lives begin to overlap. Various new contacts enter Sam's life as her doubts about her…

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The Big Frug

May 18 @ 19:30 - 23:30
St Ives Arts Club, Westcotts Quay
St Ives, Cornwall tr262dy United Kingdom
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Join this amazing collection of poets, songwriters, story tellers and jugglers. An evening to remember!

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SOMETHING FISHY/BOATHOUSE THEATRE

May 18 @ 19:30
Boathouse Theatre,
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Poetry & Music in the Square

May 19 @ 08:00 - 17:00
NORWAY SQUARE, TR26 1NA + Google Map

An open event for poets, songwriters, musicians & storytellers. Performers welcome.

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Free Speech

May 19 @ 15:30 - 17:30
Cafe Art,, The Drill Hall
St Ives, Cornwall,
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Another opportunity to share your writing.

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Poetry and Music in the Square

May 20 @ 12:30 - 14:30
NORWAY SQUARE, TR26 1NA + Google Map

The final event in Norway Square. Performers welcome.

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Megan Chapman

May 20 @ 15:30 - 17:00
Cafe Art,, The Drill Hall
St Ives, Cornwall,
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Since University, MCMC Spoken has gone from strength to strength, carving out her reputation as a poet, working with local producers and rappers to make the hip hop tracks which have honed her,freestyling, skills. She has performed at spoken word gigs both locally and across the UK and Europe. Her gigs for 2017 are looking better than ever, including Glastonbury and the Port Elliot Festival. Anna Murphy of Kneehigh Theatre writes, "Megan Chapman’s poetry is heartfelt and rhythmic. Playful and…

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The influence of Allen Ginsberg and the Beat Poets:Neil Roper

May 20 @ 17:30 - 18:30
St Ives Arts Club, Westcotts Quay
St Ives, Cornwall tr262dy United Kingdom
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TOWL ROS (CAST NET)

May 20 @ 19:30 - 21:30
St Ives Arts Club, Westcotts Quay
St Ives, Cornwall tr262dy United Kingdom
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Tir ha Tavas(Dave and Dee Brotherton),Mick Paynter, Bob Devereux and William and Tricia Thomas, capture sights and sounds, night fishing, tragic loss and lighter moments in words and music.

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