2022 LitFest Fringe

This year’s Fringe Festival has a myriad of supporting arts and cultural events to offer in Penzance and the local area.


PENLEE HOUSE GALLERY & MUSEUM


THE LITERARY AND FOLKLORE LANDSCAPE OF ZENNOR

Wednesday 6th July 2pm to 4.30pm 

Join Adrian Rodda for a guided walk to hear about the legends of Zennor and their influence on famous writers who lived there. 

Meet at the Chapel Car Park, Zennor at 2pm (small parking charge). Level and easy walking, but boots or strong shoes advised.


Free. Booking via Eventbrite


WORDPLAY: FAMILY ACTIVITY

Saturday 9th July 1.30pm-3.30pm

Join wordsmith Jo Lumber and play with words, inspired by the paintings and objects at Penlee House. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Free. Drop in any time


LIBRARY OF INDEPENDENT EXCHANGE

Wednesday 6th to Saturday 9th July 10am to 2pm 

41/42, a new artist-directed project space in Gulval, will open to coincide with the LitFest. It is also home to the Library of Independent Exchange, a unique arts reference library. 

41/42, 5 Treneglos Terrace, Gulval TR18 3BL. Phone: +44 7849 696708


NEWLYN FILMHOUSE

Sunday 3rd and Sunday 10th July

A screening of the independent film No Holds Barred, which tells of the remarkable world of the late Cornish artist and poet Matthew Lanyon. Please check newlynfilmhouse.com for times and booking.


REDWING GALLERY

All tickets available from the Redwing Gallery or via Eventbrite.


Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th July All day from 10am 

Indie author David Lenderyou showcases his Cornish Mist books Pebbles & Stones and Butterflys & Nettles. Admission free


Monday 4th July 10.30am to 12pm 

Love, dreams and destitution: Author Alison Huntingford talks about her Victorian novel A Ha’penny Will Do. Admission free 


Monday 4th July 2pm to 3pm 

Jane Sand explores the life and writing of Edna O'Brien and modern women’s struggle to find freedom and self-respect in a man's world. Admission free 


Tuesday 5th July Doors open 6pm for 6:30pm 

In Michelle Shine’s latest novel Song for Ria, a mother loses her daughter to an overdose of prescribed opiates. Admission free 


Monday 11th July doors open 6pm for 6:30pm 

Psychotherapist, writer and founder of Wild Words Bridget Holding talks about freeing up creativity in our writing and speaking. Tickets £7 in advance.

 

Tuesday 12th July 10am to 4pm 

Bridget Holding’s Wild Words workshop will arm you with the techniques to liberate your writing, develop your love of word crafting and give you confidence in your natural storyteller abilities. Tickets £60 in advance.

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ADMIRAL BENBOW


THE POETS OF PENZANCE

Tuesday 5th July 7.30pm

A night of fun verse and lyrical laughter from three popular PZ poets in the Wreck Bar (upstairs at The Admiral Benbow). Come and be entertained by Gray Lightfoot, Colin Stringer and Alan Shepherd - with introductions from the history-onic Camidge and Stringer

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