Sun Beats Poets

A poetry event hosted by Sun Beats was a storming success earlier in January this year at Falmouth University. Archie Wilson explains more about the evening and what it was like to be there. Ecopoetry is a term far easier to explain through reading than trying to describe it. It questions our position in nature, what nature is,…Continue Reading “Sun Beats: Eco Poetry”

Porthcurno communications during WW2

Break in Communication is a historical spy thriller set around Porthcurno Telegraph Station. The picture above shows Porthcurno Telegraph Station during WWII. This article for Cornish Story reveals more information about Jon Gliddon’s book Break in Communication and, more importantly, where you can get it! It is December 1941. World War II has become a truly global…Continue Reading “Break in Communication”

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”

A review of Hilary Coleman and Sally Burley’s Shout Kernow: Celebrating Cornwall’s pub songs – a real treat for lovers of traditional Cornish music! Ever since the rise of such groups as The Fisherman’s Friends and all of the other shanty groups in Cornwall, there has perhaps never been so much interest in Cornish songs. Here the…Continue Reading “Review: Shout Kernow”