Latest LitFest News
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Are you missing the Litfest? Withdrawal symptoms? Why not come along to The Longboat Hotel, Market Jew Street, Penzance to hear Sue Kittow ... All welcome
Walking in the Footsteps of Poldark with Sue Kittow
But please note that this talk is not subtitled "stalking Aidan Turner"... 🙂
www.teresabenison.com/programme ... See MoreSee Less
I'm sure some of you will remember Sara from her appearance at the Litfest a couple of years ago how about taking a look at this 🙂If you are off on your summer hols and fancy a book about friendship and jealousy and love and loss, all set in Cornwall, Come Away With Me is on kindle for all July and August for 99p ... See MoreSee Less
I have read it and it is a good read. My copy now resides in France, having lived in a library in an Ashram in Bali and now currently on loan to a friend in France, who will eventually return it to the library! Hope you approve Sara xx
A kind and generous review from Nicholas Pegg after last Saturday's "Bowie at the Bar", part of Penzance Litfest. 'Twas a lovely evening..
‘I’ve seen nothing else quite like The Bowie Lounge. Multimedia excursions into dance, movement, canvas and paint are anchored by clever, surprising, dramatic interpretations of those wonderful songs, infused with a deep love and understanding of Bowie’s own artistic method. Poignant and enchanting - and, just as importantly, huge fun.’
- Nicholas Pegg, author of The Complete David Bowie ... See MoreSee Less
"My own news is very big and simple. I was married three days ago; to Caitlin Macnamara; in Penzance registry office; with no money, no prospect of money, no attendant friends or relatives, and in complete happiness". Dylan Thomas writes to his friend Vernon Watkins.
Today we celebrate the 80th anniversary of the marriage of Dylan and Caitlin.
The former registry office building, Phoenix House, is now flats.
Photo by Andrew Dally ... See MoreSee Less
I too was married at the same registry office and photos taken on the very doorstep ....sadly my partner has deceased ....but it was a memorable day ...thanks for sharing the picture
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
Falmouth Packet, June 9th, 2017