A Yuletide Cabaret Dinner

Please join us for a delicious caravanserai Yuletide meal and cabaret at the Courtyard Deli in Falmouth.
Hosted by wordsmith Mac Dunlop, featuring local accordion maestro Seamas Carey, and the popular poets Rob Barratt & Nick Jarvis.

DEC 8th 7pm at THE COURTYARD DELI, 2 Bells Court, Falmouth

Tickets cost £20 per head and include a 3 course meal (scroll down for menu) and complimentary glass of Cornish Mead

Please book in advance from the Deli or by phoning 01326 319526.

Home-baked Bread on arrival

Ham Hock Terrine with Spiced Red Cabbage Chutney
Veggie option:  Baked Cornish Organic Brie with above chutney

Roast Baby Pumpkin with Melted Gruyere fondue filling & Roast Cornish Vegetables

Christmas Tarts with our own Boozy, Quince Mincemeat & clotted cream

Gluten free, Vegan & Dairy free diets will also be catered for on request


see how it went here



(events take place outside so check the weather! – tho in 3 summers we’ve never had to cancel!)

June 1st – FIRESIDE –  (flyer download  june21st 2011.pdf)
Danielle Allen – up and coming poet from London will be joining Mac along with our other guests, the novelist Harriet Hopkinson who will read from her third novel ‘Next to Me’, and Underdog the fantastic Poetry and Music duo that have a unique sound, and can switch seamlessly  from the witty and observational to the outrageous and heartbreaking.View the poster here  & see some pics from the night here
June 21st (summer solstice – so this ones on a Tuesday) – the Bard of Bodmin – Rob Barratt will be back with his tales about everything from sitting next to the toilets on trains to boob jobs.  Danielle Allen will be joining us again, with Harriet Hopkinson on the shortest fireside night of the year. here’s how it went


July 27th – FIRESIDE  (flyer download  july 27th 2011.pdf)

Rob Barratt – the Bard of Bodmin joins us again along with Des Hannigan. Des will  tell us some gritty real life tales of making a living from the sea, reading from his collection “The Sea in all its Squalor”. pics of the evening here


July 28 – 31st. – THE LIVING ROOM in the project van (flyer download  the living room.pdf)

If you’re around do check out this installation of beautiful handmade books and their fascinating contents, by artist Christopher Johns, who will also be running a couple of bookbinding workshopsThis portable exhibition is produced by Falmouth based Johns in collaboration with curator Olivia Gray . Pics here


Aug 3rd – FIRESIDE (flyer download – aug3rd 2011.pdf)

Mac will be joined by special guests, Chris Pollard and Mark Hatwood.

Chris is a well known local historian and musician, who has published several beautiful books about the villages of Portscatho and Gerrans, as well as
St. Mawes. We’ll be treated to some insights in to the past and to a couple of singalongs along the way.

Mark David Hatwood is the founder of Roseland Online, and a well known author. His novella ‘Marchello’s Date’ has been made into a major international film, and tonight he will be reading some of his wonderful short stories.

this one was was very wet- but everyone loved it, pics here


Aug 8th, 9th, 10th 10-12 am – wild food walks in preparation for our local food banquet FEAST (weds 10th) how local can we go?, we’ll be off to a good start & a lot of fun as ‘eat weeds’ expert forager Robin Harford is back to lead ardent hunters into the wild.

Robin is a daily forager, he teaches at the Eden Project, works with Michelin star chefs, consults for TV production companies, and has been featured in the Guardian, GQ, BBC Good Food Magazine to name a few…


Aug 9th – charcoal making for FEAST in the project field with Greg Humphries


Aug 10th  – FEAST- a local food banquet – (flyer download feast 2011.pdf) – pics of how it went here

FEAST is a bring and share event to which everyone is invited to come up trumps with the best dish of food you can make from local sources – to help here’s a list of local food suppliers and a your recipe info sheet (so that we can get see how local we get to be as well as building a lovely collection of recipes that will be posted on the blog for us all to share )

As the night draws in Mac Dunlop will host an open mic evening along with special guests:

storyteller Jane Pugh and cornish casio rap from Redruth – Hedluv and Passman, check out the last time they were here:


Aug 17th – FIRESIDE (flyer download – fireside aug17.pdf) – some pics here

We’ll have a special Fireside Session and Roseland premiere of Seamas Carey’s heartwarming musical “My Granny’s House”. Seamas plays in popular local bands ‘The Busketeers’ and “Underdog”, and is a fast rising local talent.

“These songs are a heartfelt yet funny account of how a house can change, and if needs be; a precautionary life raft when dealing with Alzheimers and Dementia…”


Aug 24th – FIRESIDE (flyer download – fireside aug24th-2011)

Nick Jarvis who has been taking the South West Poetry scene by storm is taking some time to come and chill with caravanserai at Treloan, joined by a stream of talent pouring into the Roseland peninsula for some upbeat R and R.

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