St Ives September Festival
Started in 1978, the festival lasts for fifteen days offering a wide range of music, arts and literature events in locations throughout St Ives, attracting visitors from far and wide.
With music, visual arts, poetry, literature, theatre and cinema on offer around St Ives, in Cornwall.
Steve Harley of Cockney Rebel fame, TV impersonator-turned pianist Alistair McGowan, English folk music icons Martin and Eliza Carthy and cricket commentator Henry Blofeld are heading to The Guildhall as the St Ives September Festival spreads its wings this year.
The Festival set out to satisfy demand by providing a much wider diversity of headline attractions in 2020.
Other big names announced are the Rev Richard Coles, Penzance-based bluegrass band Flats and Sharps, Martin Simpson - one of Gibson Guitars' top-30 acoustic guitarists of all-time - the Fleetwood Mac Songbook and the return of the Pasadena Roof Orchestra.
Other attractions include arts workshops and classes, arts exhibitions, talks, walks, theatre, comedy, films, cabaret, street entertainment, poetry, and many other events. As well as Open Studios, where local artists open their workspaces to the public in order to feature their work in art, ceramics, textiles and glass; there will also be an art exhibition in the St Ives School of Painting and ceramic pit firing on Porthmeor Beach.
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