Edwina Hayes, one of our guest artists, is an outstanding folk singer, song writer and raconteur. Geoff Lakeman, the West Country folk signer, will be our opening event, Orpheus, a brazilian influences jazz band will perform over the middle weekend and Kit Hill Billies, returning after a resounding success last year will be our closing the event. Tresillian Ladies Choir, joined this year Cornish Connection barber’s shop quartet a male chorus who sing acapella. The FalRiver Company are kindly supplying a boat for our history and bird watching sail along the Fal.
Dan Sefton, script writer of “the Good Karma Hospital” and “Trust Me” among other dramas, will be giving a talk about his work and for young people there will be a drama workshop. Authors. Patrick Gale and Robert Goddard will both have sessions.
There are pottery and candle making workshops. Robin Mason, the artist will be holding a demo.talk alongside a weekend exhibition at the Harbour Gallery. Two classic Films will be shown and a wine and Spirit tasting events. We have a churches tour and a walk around historic St Mawes, talks on Tate St Ives and the Roseland in WW2. These and other events will provide an entertaining and interesting programme.
Tickets can be booked through our website or through the Cornish Riviera Booking Office.The Festival has a scheme by which anyone can become a “Friend”. For a small fee of (£10) a Friend has priority booking . To take advantage of the scheme contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or via the website www.roselandfestival.com.