Joyce is a retired Primary School teacher. She lives in Penzance and very much enjoys being involved in the life of the town. She is a trustee of the Cornish Culture Association and loves the many festivals and traditions of West Penwith. She has stewarded at the Literary festival for three years and attends as many talks and events as possible. She has also hosted guest speakers attending the festival, which has led this year to taking on the role of Accommodation Officer.