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Programme for the 2018 Charles Causley Festival: shown by event types

[n.b.: the events are shown in chronological order, within each category; please also note that some ‘mixed’ events may appear in two categories. To see the Festival programme shown in date order, please  CLICK HERE]

 

You can download and print your own copy of the full Festival brochure if you CLICK HERE . [Please note that this is a PDF document, and because it has many full-colour visuals, it’s very large — 6.7MB.]

 

Literature and words

*  Roger McGough, supported by LiTTLe MaCHiNe: Thursday 31 May, 8.00-10.00pm, at Launceston Town Hall, Western Rd. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE . This event is kindly sponsored by WBW Solicitors — CLICK HERE  to visit their website.

*  Word Factory — Short Story Club (writing workshop), with Cathy Galvin and Emma Timpany: Friday 1 June, 10.30am-12.30pm, at Jericho’s Kitchen, Liberty House, Westgate St. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE . For a free advance copy of the story to be used in the workshop, please e-mail:  cathy@thewordfactory.tv .

*  Word Factory — ‘The Never-ending Idea Machine’, a writing masterclass with Adam Marek: Friday 1 June, 2.00-5.00pm at Jericho’s Kitchen, Liberty House, Westgate St. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  ‘And why have you brought me children’s toys?’ — readings, and reflections on Causley’s poetry, by Matt Bryden: Friday 1 June, 5.00-6.00pm at Cyprus Well, Ridgegrove Hill. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  Word Factory — ‘The Cornish Renaissance’ literary salon: Friday 1 June, 6.00-8.00pm, at Jericho’s Kitchen, Liberty House, Westgate St. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  ‘Pop in for Poetry’, Lego with Causley and the Cornish Language — pop-in event for children: Saturday 2 June, 10.00am-12 noon, at Launceston Library, Bounsalls Lane. For more information, please CLICK HERE .

*  ‘Surfing the Crowd’ — reading, and talk on crowd-funded publishing, by Lulu Allison:  Saturday 2 June, 12 noon-1.00pm, at Launceston Town Hall (Guildhall), Western Rd. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  ‘Jacob Grigg, Cornwall’s First Missionary’ — a talk by Stephen Dray: Saturday 2 June, 12.15-1.15pm, at the Christian Bookshop, Westgate St. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  ‘Talking Town’ — a talk on Causley’s poetry about Launceston, by Rosemary Walters: Saturday 2 June, 1.30-2.30pm, at Launceston Town Hall (Guildhall), Western Rd. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  Malcolm and Sylvia Wright — ‘Charles Causley: a life through his poems’ (illustrated talk): Saturday 2 June, 3.00-4.00pm, at Launceston Town Hall (Guildhall), Western Rd. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  Martyn Oates, BBC SW Political Editor — talk, questions, a drink (included) and chat: Saturday 2 June, 5.30-6.30pm, at Launceston Town Hall (Guildhall), Western Rd. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  Sweet n’ Sour — comedy improvisation quartet: Saturday 2 June, 8.30-10.30pm, at Launceston Town Hall, Western Rd. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  Jane Nancarrow & Karen Howse — Causley talk/reading, & showing/talk, as Artist in Residence: Sunday 3 June, 10.30am-12 noon, at Cyprus Well, Ridgegrove Hill. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

  *  Miriam Darlington — a reading and talk, based on her book ‘Owl Sense’ and her nature studies and writings: Sunday 3 June, 12.30-1.30pm, at Eagle House Hotel, Castle St. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

  *  ‘Edge of the Depths’ — a poetry workshop with Anne-Marie Fyfe (linked to the salon at 6.00pm): Sunday 3 June, 2.00-5.00pm, at Eagle House Hotel, Castle St. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

  *  ‘The Voyage Out’ — literary/musical salon on writers/the sea, with Anne-Marie Fyfe & Cahal Dallat (see wkshop): Sunday 3 June, 6.00-7.30pm, at Eagle House Hotel, Castle St. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

 

Music

*  Roger McGough, supported by LITTLe MaCHINe: Thursday 31 May, 8.00-10.00pm, at Launceston Town Hall. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

‘Polyphon’ — multi-instrumental contemporary folk musician Luke Daniels in concert: Friday 1 June, 8.00-10.00pm at No. 8, Westgate Street. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  The Tregadillet Songbirds — a recital from the local amateur choir: Friday 1 June, 2.30-3.15pm at St. Mary’s Church, Northgate. For more information, please CLICK HERE .

*  Mike O’Connor and Barbara Griggs — music inspired by Charles Causley and his poems: Saturday 2 June, 7.00-8.00pm, at Launceston Town Hall, Western Street. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  ‘The Voyage Out’ — literary/musical salon on writers/the sea, with Anne-Marie Fyfe & Cahal Dallat (see wkshop): Sunday 3 June, 6.00-7.30pm, at Eagle House Hotel, Castle St. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

  *  Neil Maya Jazz — a jazz evening based on the quartet’s own compositions plus the work of Dave Brubeck: Sunday 3 June, 8.00-10.00pm, at Jericho’s Kitchen, Northgate St. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

 

Theatre and film performances

*  Film night — Access Theatre’s short ‘I am the Song’, plus feature film ‘My Cousin Rachel’: Friday 1 June, 7.00-7.30/8.00-10.00pm, at Launceston Town Hall, Western Rd. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  ‘Diggory Piper, the Worst Pirate Ever!’ — puppet-show/puppet workshop by Little Trebiggan:  Saturday 2 June, 2.00-3.00pm and 3.30-4.30pm, at Launceston Town Hall, Western St. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  Sweet n’ Sour — comedy improvisation quartet: Saturday 2 June, 8.30-10.30pm, at Launceston Town Hall, Western St. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

 

Art and Crafts

*  Print-making workshop, with Karen Howse: Friday 1 June, 2.00-4.30pm at the Gateway Centre (ground floor), Madford Lane. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  ‘Pop in for Poetry’, Lego with Causley and the Cornish Language — pop-in event for children: Saturday 2 June, 10.00am-12 noon, at Launceston Library, Bounsalls Lane. For more information, please CLICK HERE .

*  Lisa Takahashi — linocut block-making workshop: Saturday 2 June, 2.00-5.00pm [n.b.: NOT 4.00pm, as shown in the Festival brochure ], at the Gateway Centre, Madford Lane. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  Jane Nancarrow & Karen Howse — Causley talk/reading, & showing/talk as Artist in Residence: Sunday 3 June, 10.30am-12 noon, at Cyprus Well, Ridgegrove Hill. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  Paintings, sculpture, jewellery & ceramics by Gwynngala art group: Thurs. 31 May-Sat. 2 June, 10.00am-9.00pm (Thurs. from 2.00pm), Otho Peter Room, Launceston Town Hall, Western Rd. For more information, please CLICK HERE .

*  ‘I am the Song’ — Bex Bourne’s cover-art designs for Jim Causley’s CD: Fri. 1-Sun. 3 June, 10.00am-5.00pm (Friday to 7.00pm, Southgate Arch, Southgate St. (+ two ‘Meet the Artist’ sessions). For more information, please CLICK HERE .

*  ‘A Bigger Picture’ — paintings by Richard Sharland: 1-30 June, Tuesdays-Saturdays 10.00am-5.00pm,  at the Terre Verte Gallery, Altarnun. For more information, please CLICK HERE .

 

Guided, themed walks 

*  Guided historic Launceston town walk (‘with added Causley!’), with Rob Tremain: Friday 1 June, 10.30am-12 noon, leaving from Launceston Castle gate, on Western Rd. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

*  Guided Causley landmarks and poems walk, with Jane Nancarrow: Saturday 2 June, 10.30am-12 noon, leaving from Eagle House Hotel entrance on Castle St. For more information, and to book, please CLICK HERE .

 

Music and Food Fest

*  Music and theatre performances, with food and drink stalls, on Saturday 2 June, from 11.00am-6.00pm, in the Town Square. For more information, please CLICK HERE .

 

 

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