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3 days ago

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3 days ago

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Elaine Trethowan along with Martin Brockman will be sharing some of the stories from the history of the Penlee Lifeboat Station on Wednesday evening, 4th July in the Acorn Bar.
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Elaine Trethowan along with Martin Brockman will be sharing some of the stories from the history of the Penlee Lifeboat Station on Wednesday evening, 4th July in the Acorn Bar.
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Please come and join us at the Acorn Bar...you won’t be disappointed. Follow this link to buy your ticket. Hope to see you there! www.pzlitfest.co.uk/event/rnli-lifeboat-histories-with-elaine-trethowen/

6 days ago

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Previously we reported that the West of Cornwall Centre aka The Welcome Centre Penzance was having problems selling Penzance Litfest tickets. We can now confirm that the problem has been resolved and tickets can be obtained from the Centre which is situated between Penzance Rail station and the bus station. ... See MoreSee Less

Previously we reported that the West of Cornwall Centre aka The Welcome Centre Penzance was having problems selling Penzance Litfest tickets. We can now confirm that the problem has been resolved and tickets can be obtained from the Centre which is situated between Penzance Rail station and the bus station.

 

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One event has only two tickets left... and we're not divulging which!

2 weeks ago

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The fringe events will start before - and continue after - the core Festival days. So make a note of the Egyptian House open days - and bring a Festival ticket for a FREE handbook (limited number - first come...) ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

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One author who has seriously impressed two members of the organising team is Noel O'Reilly, with a dark tale of wrecking: "history, sex and religion gone wrong - what else could a reader wish for" says team member Linda Camidge. "A ferocious debut exploring the dark side of mid-19th Century Cornwall - the wrecking and lawlessness – where poverty drove villagers to dark deeds" says the publisher. Well - that's agreed then... ... See MoreSee Less

One author who has seriously impressed two members of the organising team is Noel OReilly, with a dark tale of wrecking: history, sex and religion gone wrong - what else could a reader wish for says team member Linda Camidge. A ferocious debut exploring the dark side of mid-19th Century Cornwall  -    the wrecking and lawlessness – where poverty drove villagers to dark deeds says the publisher. Well - thats agreed then...Image attachment

2 weeks ago

Penzance Litfest

The fringe events will start before - and continue after - the core Festival days. So make a note of the Egyptian House open days - and bring a Festival ticket for a FREE handbook (limited number - first come...) ... See MoreSee Less

The fringe events will start before - and continue after - the core Festival days. So make a note of the Egyptian House open days - and bring a Festival ticket for a FREE handbook (limited number - first come...)

 

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Ruth Herrlinger - open day, please note

Philip Saunders? Any interest?

Yep

Sarah Forbes, here are the details of the open day.

Press coverage

We’ve had some lovely coverage in the press for our events. Here are a couple of stories from 2017.

Cornwall Live, July 2nd, 2017

Here’s why the literary world owes much to Cornwall for inspiring the genius of the Brontë sisters

Falmouth Packet, June 9th, 2017

Falmouth writers at Penzance Litfest