Illogan Chapel

Historian Stephen Roberts uncovers one of Cornwall’s most notable families, a band of brothers, the Tangyes, and their life’s industrial work throughout Victorian Britain. When the theatre manager F.W. Davies, speaking at a dinner of the Midland Cornish Association in February 1907, described Richard Tangye as ‘the foremost Cornishman of his day’, no one would have…Continue Reading “The Tangyes of Illogan”

Stormy Cornwall

English with Creative Writing student Enya Nwaegbe reveals her reflections on the Cornish weather, contemplating the possibility of another severe storm, similar to one three years ago. I came to Cornwall three years ago to attend university and I never gave much thought to the Cornish weather. But now I personally believe that Cornwall has…Continue Reading “Stormy Weather in Cornwall”

Deep Water and Crow Moon books

Join Young Adult writers Anna McKerrow and Lu Hersey as they tell Cornish Story all about their exciting debut novels: Crow Moon and Deep Water. Both books are set in Cornwall and weave magic, fun and adventure into the heart of their stories. Read on to discover more about why they chose to set their novels in…Continue Reading “Cornwall in Fiction: Novelists Interview”

North Cornwall Book Festival

Located in the small village of St Endellion, the North Cornwall Book Festival is one of the most intimate venues for a book festival, just bursting with character and charm. Contributing writer Emma Gibbs gives insight over the event, keeping in mind what it is that makes this festival so special. Despite being in its infancy,…Continue Reading “North Cornwall Book Festival”

Troika Pottery Logo

A talk by authors about the international connection of Cornish pottery manufacturers Troika based upon the book Troika 63-83 by Lawrence Illsley and Ben Harris. You can view the Troika website here. Many of you know will Troika. You may have seen it on Flog It or on your Auntie’s mantelpiece. It may not be…Continue Reading “Troika: From St Ives to the World”

Truro’s Waterstones  held a book launch recently for the Selected Poems of Jack Clemo; Cornish poet and acclaimed writer of the 20th century. Read on to discover more about the event, its speakers and the publication itself. The Selected Poems of Jack Clemo, published by Enitharmon, was launched on June 18th in Waterstones, Truro. The event…Continue Reading “Selected Poems of Jack Clemo”