As well as leading national and international writers of fiction such as Joanna Trollope, Anne Enright and Patrick Gale, North Cornwall Book Festival has a host of authors who have all recently published wonderful new works in various genres including biography, poetry and nature writing. The sea, appropriately for its location, features strongly in the programme.
The Festival Café will be open all day serving delicious deli-style light meals, wines and beers. There is a bar in the church for both concerts. On Saturday evening supper is available before India Electric Co take the stage.
A remarkable exhibition of lino prints and wood engravings, What a Relief! is on display throughout the festival, and a bookstall run by the Padstow Bookseller will complete your experience at the one-and-only North Cornwall Book Festival. For all further details and booking information go to www.ncornbookfest.org or phone the box office on 07787 944935.
The readers and writers of tomorrow are not forgotten. As well as the two-day schools’ event (also open to individual children’s bookings), two leading figures of children’s fiction can be enjoyed during the weekend: Jill Murphy of Worst Witch fame (hold onto your broomsticks!) and Horrible Histories illustrator Martin Brown, who gives an action-packed event full of jokes, stories, live drawing and audience participation.
From Bude-Stratton Town Councillors: Simon Browning, Jackie Diffey, Martin Dorey, Philippa Purchase, and Rob Uhlig. Time and again our vital tourism and water-sports industries are being impacted by raw sewage discharged by water companies. Our MP, Scott Mann, is clearly aware of this problem and has in the past proposed […]
By Dawn Robinson-Walsh: I must admit, I was taken aback to discover my late mother was still taking anti-depressants during her years with advanced dementia. I was pretty much convinced that years of anti-depressants had caused her the problem in the first. Now, the University of Exeter has published some […]
By Sarah Penny with Dawn Robinson-Walsh: Meet Sarah Penny. Here, we look at the work, both occupational and voluntary, of Sarah, who was suggested by Sheridon Rosser of Atlantic Rest. Sarah is Mum to Tegan and Talan. As most local people know, Talan sadly passed away in May, 2017, from […]
We all hear a lot about Sir Goldsworthy Gurney but he was father to a devoted daughter, Anna Jane (also known as Annie), who cared for him in his later years. She was said to be his constant companion; they also had two servants. SAdly, I could not find any […]