2010

IF YOU WANT TO STAY OVER FOR THE NIGHT (campers and vans) ring Treloan to book your place

festival flyer (pdf)

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2010 fireside sessions & ‘FEAST’ (local food banquet)

each session  kicks off with a BBQ at 7pm – bring food & drinks to share

Due to popular demand  Fireside Sessions are back -  Wednesday evening poetry & music ‘firesides’ hosted by spoken word maestro Mac Dunlop (or should that be unspoken words?). All welcome.

These wednesday sessions start at the end of July through to the first week in September – July 28th, August 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th (FEAST a local food banquet) – the last fireside of the season is on September 1st.

Sept 1st: 7pm and resident musicians J & B , and the return of Rob Barratt, fireside-sept 1st-flyer

Rob Barratt is a Bodmin-based comic poet and singer who has established himself in the South West as a writer and performer of pithy poems and silly songs. Rob spends a lot of time in a place he calls ‘Planet Barratt’ but occasionally he comes down to Earth to entertain audiences.Wadebridge Folk Festival 2010

August 25th:7 pm FEAST 2010 – a local food banquet

culinary delights, music, fire art and more…feast poster

The idea is to support local food retailers and producers – to help we’ve made up a list plus an invitation to you to make somthing special & tell us all about it – happy cooking! heres the invitation (pdf). We’re also really pleased to welcome forager Robin Harford to Treloan for FEAST – he’ll be on site to lead sessions on the local wild food larder.

August 18th: 7pm with resident musicians J & B, ukele player Ken Barrett playing George Formby songs and writer and storyteller, Jane Pugh.. fireside Aug18th-flyer

  • Jane Pugh

Words are my thing…I am a writer of everything: short stories, stage plays and film scripts and I also teach an MA in screen writing for University College Falmouth. Naturally a show off I love telling my stories to audiences and standing on the Fourth Plinth, I was in my element. FEAST

In a previous life she worked as a script editor for the BBC and Carlton Television and as producer on a number of short films screened at international film festivals and on British television. Her films have won a total of 6 awards. She is a graduate of the National Film and Television School. The Script Factory

August 25th: 5.30pm start with dog racing!  FEAST – local food banquet with resident musicians J & B, local shanty singers Du Hag Owr (tbc) and…open mic

August 11th: 7pm with resident musicians J & B, and Jane Tozer a local poet, writer & translator Aug 11th Fireside Flyer

  • Jane Tozer

Jane Tozer is a poet and multiple prize-winning translator, living near Helston in West Cornwall. She is a lively, engaging reader of her own poems and translations.

In translation, Jane specialises in poetry from Old French and Middle English; as a storyteller, she enjoys the directness, colour and energy of mediaeval narrative. Poetry Can

August 4th: 7pm with local musician/author Chris Pollard and visiting poet Alyson Hallett (caravanserai ‘poet in residence’ 2009) Aug-4th fireside flyer

July 28th: 7pm this week we have 2 fantastic guest poets July 28 fireside flyer

  • and we will also be welcoming Des Hannigan from Morvah, ex fisherman & accomplished rock climber  (his collection of poems The Sea in all its Squalor was published by St Ives Printing and Publishing last year).

So The Sea in all its Squalor is a rewriting of notes from the times you were Skippering and working on the fishing boats?

Completely. I haven’t plucked anything out of my imagination. Like this one The Bitts – you know the phrase ‘the bitter end’ – a lot of people don’t realise how the sea and seagoing has given us so many everyday sayings. The bitter end is literally the last of the rope. Poetry Kernow

June 2nd: 7pm with guest poet Rob Barratt, and the return of Ken’s ‘George Formby Tribute’ (June 2nd fireside flyer)

May 26th: 7pm our guest ukele player Ken Barrett (the current Caravanserai ‘artist in residence’) plays George Formby songs (May 26 fireside flyer)

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