Roseland Festival 2016

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Musical Events

Saturday 23rd April 6.30pm

Tresanton Chapel, St. Mawes

Saffron Jones, a Cornish soprano and Gianlucca Paganelli award winning tenor give a concert of opera arias, art songs and Neapolitan melodies.

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Sunday 24th April 7.30pm

Tresanton Chapel, St. Mawes

Shelagh Sutherland and The Naidirem Ensemble the renowned international ensemble will bring to the Tresanton Chapel a well-loved programme of classical/romantic chamber music.

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Wednesday 4th May 8pm

Tresanton Chapel, St. Mawes

Edwina Hayes, singer/songwriter who has worked with Jools Holland and Van Morrison sings a selection of her own songs, interspersed with lively and good-humoured chat.

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Saturday 7th May 7.30pm

Memorial Hall, St. Mawes

St. Austell Town Band give an evening of romping music for all tastes under the direction of Simon Badge, a Royal Marine based in Plymouth.

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Theatrical Events

Tuesday 26th April 7.30pm

Roseland Inn Philleigh

The Roseland Poets will have us “laughing ‘til the tears run down our cheeks but there is always a poem or two to make us reflect. An evening not to be missed

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Friday 29th April 2.30pm

St. Just Institute

On track, Rambles beyond Railways. In 2013 Jak Stringer retraced Wilkie Collins footsteps with the aim of bringing the intriguing and humorous stories from this forgotten book alive once more. Live performance, original music and film combine to make an interesting and informative production.

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Saturday 30th April 7.30pm

Memorial Hall, St. Mawes

Playrite’s young performers offer a spectacular celebration of musical numbers and highlight the best the decades have offered.

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Sunday 1st May 7.30pm

Memorial Hall, St. Mawes

Another chance to see Playrite’s young performers offer a spectacular celebration of musical numbers and highlight the best the decades have offered.

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Tuesday 3rd May

Rising Sun, St. Mawes

The Roseland Poets have a second evening of merriment and thoughtfulness as their poems make us laugh and reflect. These Festival Favourites are not to be missed.

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Talks & Lectures – including “mobile” Lectures by Ivor Bowditch

Saturday 23rd April 9.30am (Three hour round trip)

Meeting outside Millennium Rooms in St. Mawes Car Park.

Ivor Bowditch takes you on a Minerals Trip telling the story of metal mining in the St. Austell district, which brought much wealth and employment to Cornwall.

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Monday 25th April 2.30pm

Veryan Village Hall

Professor Colin Bristow describes how Building Stones of Cornwall were sourced and quarried to construct some of the most prominent buildings in the County such as Place House at Fowey and churches such as Holy Trinity St. Austell and Probus Parish Church.

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Tuesday 26th April 11am

Rising Sun Inn, St. Mawes

Charlotte Hobson, Roseland based author of “Black Earth City” which won the Somerset Maugham Award, talks about her debut novel “The Vanishing Futurist” which will be published in May. Charlotte, who studied Russian at university has worked and travelled in Russia and her novel begins in Russia early in 1914 as the country faces vast political upheaval.

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Wednesday 27th April 7.30pm

Rising Sun, St. Mawes

A Brewer’s Tale, Director of Brewing at St. Austell Brewery Roger Ryman explains the brewing process of some of Cornwall’s best known ales of which Roger is a true expert.

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Thursday 28th April 2.30pm

The Rosevine at Rosevine

Cornwall Food & Drink. Ruth Huxley is editor of the Great Cornish Food Book and The Great Cornish Fish Book and her inspirational tales of the people who bring the products to our tables and the origins of Cornwall’s 21st century food culture will provide plenty of food for thought.

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Thursday 28th April 7.30pm

Tregony Village Hall

The Roseland Railway – that never was. Ivor Bowditch explains what happened to a proposal to link by rail, St. Austell china clay works with a huge deep-water dock development at St. Just in Roseland.

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Friday 29th April 7.30pm

Bohella Bar, St. Mawes Social Club

Brian Chenoweth describes the origins of A Roseland Family Story, which started out with threshing machines and traction engines working around farms. Rhos Keur Brian’s talented friends will be helping the story along with Cornish songs.

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Saturday 30th April 9.30 am (Three hour round trip)

Meeting outside Millennium Rooms in St. Mawes Car Park.

A second chance listen to Ivor Bowditch as he takes you on a Minerals Trip telling the story of metal mining in the St. Austell district, which brought much wealth and employment to Cornwall.

www.roselandfestival.co.uk Tel:01726 879500

Tuesday 3rd May

The Boathouse, Portscatho

The Rise and Fall of the Cornish Fishing Industry

Tony Tomlinson MBE has fished the local waters for many years. As chairman of Cornwall Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority and European Fisheries Local Action Group, he has wide experience of the industry.

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Wednesday 4th May 2.30pm

Philleigh Village Hall

The Power of Astrology

John Fallick FCA is a retired corporate man who has worked in large multi-national companies and practiced Astrology for the last 25 years? Why?!! Evolutionary Astrology, what is it? John reveals all.

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Thursday 5th May 2.30pm

Millennium Rooms, St. Mawes

What Do Artists Do?

Carol O’Toole Artist and Print Maker works in a variety of media. Her paintings depict Cornwall as well as her travels through Europe. Her work is featured in private collections in Switzerland, USA and Egypt as well as UK.

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Thursday 5th May 6pm

Portscatho Chapel

Meating Changing Tastes. Over the last forty years meat has changed. Beef still comes from bullocks and pork from pigs, so what has happened? Andy Day will tell you the changes he’s seen in the presentation and the demands from meat eaters.

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Friday 6th May 6pm

Millennium Rooms, St. Mawes

Making the Unseen Seen. Shannon Frier, an ambassador from eXXpedition, will be talking about the importance of art in communicating science and her recent expedition sailing from Recife, Brazil to Guyana with an all-female crew of artists, scientists and sailors researching toxic pollution in the sea.

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Guided Walks

Wednesday 27th April 10am – 1pm

Meet at Porth car park

Scenic National Trust Coastal Walk

A fascinating walk with out Roseland National Trust Warden providing you with all you would like to know about this beautiful area. Refreshments available at The Thirstea Company.

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Thursday 28th April 11-12.30pm

History Around Us in Veryan. Beginning at the parish church Christine Evans will guide you round the village to see reminders of our past which may go unnoticed by the casual visitor. This walk includes steep steps and is not suitable for those with mobility problems.

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Sunday 1st May 2pm

Ruan Historical Walk. An amble round the village, pausing to explain the history of Ruan Lanihorne, including its time as a port, the medieval castle and the village of bygone days. Starting outside Ruan Reading Room and finishing at the Church.

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Tuesday 3rd May 10.30am

St. Just Churchyard

Plantsman’s Walk. The Roseland’s very own sub-tropical churchyard beside a tidal creek. Clive Johns has nurtured the gardens for many years and has expert knowledge of the plantings.

www.roselandfestival.co.uk Tel:01726 879500

Saturday 7th May 10.30 am

Carne to Pendower Walk. Site of Special Scientific Interest

Accompany Professor Colin Bristow who will interpret the unique geological features between Carne Beach and Pendower. These include the raised beach and submarine forest. Meet at Carne slipway at 10.30.

www.roselandfestival.co.uk Tel:01726 879500

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Film

Monday 2nd May 7.30pm

St. Mawes Hotel

“Johnny Frenchman”. The film is set between March 1939 and June 1940 in Mevagissey. The fisherman from a Cornish village have a friendly rivalry with the fishermen and one formidable woman from a French port. When war comes they must all rethink their petty differences.

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Art Exhibition

Thursday 28th April – Wednesday 4th May

Philleigh Church

The Roseland Academy and nine partner primary schools present their “Living Roots” Art Exhibition which celebrates a ground-breaking arts project involving over 270 young artists. The exhibition features a large-scale collaboration between ten schools entitled “Standing Tall and Shouting in the Wind” which has evolved through printmaking and sculpture workshops. The work has been inspired by students’ personal “sense of place” and is based on an exploration of living connections to their environment.

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Other

Monday 25th April 8pm

King’s Arms, Tregony

The Roseland Festival Quiz

Test your general knowledge at our annual ever popular quiz.

For teams of up to 4 players. Tickets : Pay at the door.

Friday 6th May 11am

Roseland Inn, Philleigh

Dyskans Blasa y’n Yeth Kernewek

Cornish Language Taster Session – an introduction to the story of the language and teaching a few basic phrases led by Cornish Bard Mark Trevethan.

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