In this instalment of Kernow’s Smaller Villages, Kiera Smitheram returns to her home village of Angarrack to explore its rich and surprisingly industry-shaping history, as well as reflect on how living there shaped her. Tucked on the eastern outskirts of Hayle on the North Coast of Cornwall, Angarrack is commonly associated with the signpost for…Continue Reading “Angarrack”

Continuing the series on Cornish Hostelries, Kiera Smitheram takes a stroll down to Penzance Prom to explore a pub that revolutionised the Cornish tavern scene in more ways than one. The Yacht Inn sits at the Northern point of Penzance’s famous promenade. It boasts stunning views over the bay to a never-ending horizon that, when…Continue Reading “The Yacht Inn, Penzance”

Continuing the Music Kernow series, Kiera Smitheram examines the influence of Cornish music and culture and reveals how it has moulded her thinking and her life. Music in Cornwall is an integral part of that which helps to make the county unique. From brass to choral music to dances, the Cornish musical landscape is as…Continue Reading “Music Kernow – A Renaissance of Heritage”

In this latest article in the series covering the history of Cornish hostelries and ale houses, Kiera Smitheram takes us to Penzance and to a tavern teeming with history, heritage, and heart. Penzance is the most westerly town in Cornwall, on the foot of Britain. It is situated in the shelter of Mounts Bay. The town…Continue Reading “Heritage on the Harbour: The Dolphin Inn, Penzance”