Literary & Acoustic Tent

Food for the mind and for the soul. A celebration of stories, words and music to inspire and entertain you.

Our Literature & Acoustic Tent brings an eclectic mix of talent from Cornwall and beyond.

FREE

This is 2019 Information - 2020 line ups coming soon.

Food for the mind and for the soul. A celebration of stories, words and music to inspire and entertain you.

Our Literature & Acoustic Tent brings an eclectic mix of talent from Cornwall and beyond.

FREE
Saturday 27 April 2019

Literary & Acoustic Tent

Compered by Claire Rowley

11am
Mog Jones

Noon
Megan Chapman AKA MCMC Spoken

1:00pm
Chefs Antony Worrall Thompson and Stephane Delourme in conversation

2:00pm
Katrina Naomi

3:00pm
Chefs Jude Kereama and Josh Eggleton in conversation

4:00pm
Frances Pylons

FREE
FREE
Sunday 28 April 2019

Literary & Acoustic Tent

11:00am
Gary Murrell and Madhu Greet

11:45am
Bailey Tompkinson

1:00pm
We are Muffy

2:00pm
Institute of Stories

3:00pm
Rue

4:00pm
Men Are Singing

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Don't forget to visit our brilliant local pubs, shops and restaurants when you're in town.
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Camping and glamping

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