2019 content coming soon, see below for last years programme

Literature & Acoustic Tent.

Words, film and music - food for the mind and soul. A celebration of stories, words and film to inspire and entertain you. The two-day programme brings talent from Cornwall and further afield in our Literary & Acoustic Tent.

FREE

Literary & Acoustic Tent.

Words, film and music. Food for the mind and for the soul. A celebration of stories, words and film to inspire and entertain you. Our Literature & Acoustic Tent brings talent from Cornwall and further afield.

FREE
Saturday 21 April 2018

Literature & Acoustic Tent

Compered by Claire Rowley

11:00am
Jenny Bishop  — Singer songwriter

11:45am
Liam Jordan folk singer songwriter

12:45pm
Kari Herbert  — author and travel photo-journalist

1:45pm
FARE  — indie folk musician

2:30pm
Megan Chapman  — spoken word artist

3:15pm
Ellie Jackson, Wild Tribe Heroes  —  author

4:15pm
Ella Squirrell & Alex Styles  — music and film

5:00pm
Steve Heller  — Cornish rap poet

FREE
FREE
Sunday 22 April 2018

Literature & Acoustic Tent

11:00am
Chefs’ book signings

11:30am
We are Muffy – Cornish alt-folk duo

12:00pm
Linda Thomas – eco fashion designer

1:00pm
Jo Horne – acoustic music

2:00pm
Bryher’s Boys – sea shanties

2:30pm
Culdrose Military Wives Choir

3:15pm
Porthleven School Signing Choir

3:45pm
Pip Wright Shout West – Singers from Levow an Bys (World Voices) and Dawn Chorus

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