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Film : ‘St Just Ordinalia – 2021’ ( Cert. PG )

Film : St Just OrdinaliaFilm : ‘St. Just Ordinalia’
(Cert. PG)

In September, 2021, at the historic site of Plen an Gwari, St Just, there was a series of open-air repertory performances of all three Ordinalia plays (Origo Mundi, The Passion and The Resurrection).

The epic production gave audiences an opportunity, if desired, to join in with Cornish Language, dancing and sea-song sessions, watch Cornish wrestling, listen to the history of St Just’s Plen an Gwari and to wander along the town trails and heritage walks.

The cast perfectly created and delivered the aim of the original plays to impress the Christian bible stories on the local population.  With creative, moving, dramatic, witty and farcical scenes adapted from the original by local playwright Pauline Sheppard, the actors, supported by a 34-strong choir, performed at the top of their game.

Over 150 costumes were designed and made for the cast. A team of 27 set builders helped to create and build the set and, in all, over 230 volunteers helped to make the dream a reality.

Watch the trailer for this epic production, below.

The film version being shown of this unique occasion includes scenes from each of the three plays,complete with an introduction, interviews and other special features.

This is your opportunity to re-live this remarkable event, or to experience for the first time, this extraordinary celebration of Cornish heritage and culture.

‘The spirit of St Just’s Ordinalia should be bottled up and made available on the NHS!’ ; Ted Lean, Project Director

‘This was a successful, major community event that could not fail to arouse intense admiration and not a little envy from any outsider’ ; Professor Sally Mackey, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Door Open and Licensed Bar from 7.00pm. Film screening starts at 7.30pm
( Running times is 125 minutes including an interval )

Reserved Seats
Free On-Site Parking

Tickets in advance : Standard : £5.00  
( £6.00 On The Day )
Click Here to Book Online Now
Or
Phone CRBO on 01726 63513
Or
Buy at Tourist Offices in Truro, St Austell, Liskeard or Bodmin.

Pennseythen Gernewek – Cornish language weekend

Annual Cornish Language Weekend hosted by Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek / Pennseythen Gernewek Bledhynnyek ostyes gans Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek

About this event

The 3-day-long weekend is for speakers of all levels learning Cornish, offering language lessons, workshops, talks, social events and entertainment for all to enjoy. Whether you are just starting to learn Cornish or are a fluent speaker, there is something for everyone. You can find out more about the weekend line up here: Cornish Language Weekend

Whether you’d like to come for one day, or for the whole weekend, we have options available to suit you. On the Saturday and Sunday we offer family language sessions suitable for children up to 12 years. Families can pay for 1 ticket . We are also offering tickets for attendees with low income. We hope this offers support and accessibility to join us over the weekend.

If you have any queries about the event, please email kowethasanyeth@gmail.com.

An bennseythen dres 3 dydh yw rag kowsoryon a dhysk Kernewek orth pub nivel, ow profya dyskansow yeth, hweljiow, arethow, hwarvosow socyal ha didhan rag pubonan dh’y enjoya. Mars esowgh ow talleth dyski Kernewek po mars owgh kowser freth, yma neppyth rag pubonan. Hwi a yll kavos derivadow pella a-dro dhe hwarvosow an bennseythun omma: Cornish Language Weekend

Mar mynnowgh dos dres unn jydh, po dres an bennseythen oll, ni a’gan beus dewisyow kavadow a vydh gwiw ragowgh. Dy’Sadorn ha Dy’Sul ni a brof esedhogow yeth teyluyow rag fleghes bys dhe 12 bloodh. Teyluyow a yll prena 1 tokyn. Ni a brof ynwedh toknys rag kevrenogyon ha dhedha gober isel. Hemma a brof skoodhyans ha hedhadewder dhe omjunya genen dres an bennseythen, dell waytyn.

Mars eus govynnow a-dro dhe’n hwarvos genowgh, danvon ebost, mar pleg, dhe kowethasanyeth@gmail.com

Behind The Postcard

BEHIND THE POSTCARD

Live performance and new films created as response to Cornwall’s role in hosting the G7 summit

What is its legacy?

We’re inviting everyone to join us for an evening of live performance, film, and debate, developed by creative partners Hall for Cornwall, Creative Kernow, Wildworks and Screen Cornwall.

The show  has 6 performers :  Elaine Claxton, Steve Jacobs, Cat Lake, Charlotte Bister, Bec Applebee & Berry Cruse.  They will give readings of material written by locally based writers.  There will also be  a number of new, short, commissioned films  screened on the night.

The second part of the evening is a panel for discussion: what’s next for St Austell in response to the G7?

This event was commissioned by Cornwall Council in partnership with the Cabinet Office, Arts
Council England and National Heritage Lottery Fund.

All tickets: £10.00

Click here for tickets

‘The Press Gang’ with Tom Lewis (Music)

Tom LewisThe Press Gang are delighted to offer this rare opportunity to see them perform alongside the world-famous Tom Lewis in Cornwall. Tom has been an inspiration to the group since they formed in 2012.
Tom Lewis brings to the stage his wry humour, button accordion, ukulele, a great voice and his unique experience of more than 40 years of performing and touring, Australia, New Zealand, Britain, Europe, Canada and the United States, bridging the sea-going and folk-singing communities.
The Press Gang have become regular guests at festivals throughout Cornwall and throughout the country where audiences have enjoyed their lively performances of songs and shanties of Cornwall and the sea. Throughout the last 10 years, the group has raised many thousands(£) for local charities.

Tom Lewis has recorded 9 albums and is renowned for composing ‘The Last Shanty’ (A Sailor Ain’t A Sailor), ‘Sailor’s Prayer’ (Send Down A Dove), ‘Legend’ (Marching Inland), plus many other contemporary songs of the sea that have become folk standards, sung by groups around the world and known and sung wherever great choruses ring out.
Tom accompanies himself on button accordion and ukulele—but it’s that powerful vocal style and infectious humour—that quality of entertaining—which keeps audiences coming back again … and again

Tom Lewis  website

The Press Gang  website

Click Here to Book Your Tickets Online Now  : Standard : £12.00
( £15.00 On The Door )
Or Phone CRBO on 01726 63513
Or Buy at Tourist Offices in Truro, Bodmin, Liskeard

Doors Open and Licensed Bar from 7.00pm. Show starts at 7.30pm
Ample Free Car Parking

Tickets are Non-Refundable unless the show has to be Cancelled due to Covid-19

Jackie Bull – Desert Island Discs (Pizza & Politics)

Jackie Bull - Desert Island Discs-page - jpeg
Jackie’s is a Cornish story.
After refusing a university place, she joined the clay industry, arguing with her employer about workers’ welfare and the support of pensioners. She went on to found a charity for the pensioners and to serve the clay area as Cornwall Councillor for many years.
You will hear her story in this adaptation of Desert Island Discs as part of the monthly pizza and politics series, now in its sixth year.
Free to attend. Refreshments available.

Sing and Sign Cornwall – Free “Taster” session

Sing & Sign

Next Tuesday morning (28th September) at the Arts Centre – especially for 0-2 year olds!
 
A special free “Taster” session with Sing and Sign Cornwall.
 
You’ll be amazed at just how much your little one has to say before they can speak! Come along and find out more.
 
Although free of charge, booking is required, as available spaces are limited.

“Under Milk Wood” by Dylan Thomas – The Cornwall Youth Theatre Company

'Under Milk Wood'Cornwall Youth Theatre Company
present
Dylan Thomas’
‘Under Milk Wood’

Join us in the cove, in the village of the strange, the bizarre, the lost.

The people we all know and love. A world of delight, gossip and regret, of varied and vivid humanity.

Captain Cat surrounded by fish that “nibble him down to his wishbone”Mog Edwards“a draper mad with love” for shy dressmaker Miss PriceOrgan Morgan, listening to the music with “spouses … honking like geese and the babies singing opera”, while at the sea end of the town, Mr and Mrs Floyd lie in their bed “side by wrinkled side … like two old kippers in a box”, while Polly Garter still sings of “little Willy Wee who is dead, dead, dead”.

An emotive and hilarious account of a spring day in the fictional seaside village of Llareggub.

Click Here to Book Your Tickets in advance :
Adults : £8.00
Over60s : £6.50
Unwaged : £6.50

Under18s : £5.00
Family  : £22.00
( 2 Adults, 2 Under18s )

Tickets are non-refundable. Reserved Seats. Licensed Bar, Tea, Coffee, Ice Creams.
Advance Booking is strongly recommended to avoid disappointment.

Or Phone 01726 879500
Or Buy Tickets at Tourist Offices in St Austell, Bodmin, Liskeard, Truro, St Mawes, Launceston, Penzance, St Ives.

“Hireth” – A Film of the Theatre Show and a “Making of” Documentary film.

Hireth

Date: Wednesday, 6th November 2019
Time: 7.00pm

Tickets: £5.00 / Concessions : £4.00

“Hireth”
(Cornish word meaning ‘longing for home’ )

A Film of the Theatre Show and the Making of a Documentary 

1914. West Cornwall. Harry Elton is starting a new life below the ground mining for tin.

Across the channel, a great war rages.

When the British Army arrive with an unexpected offer, Harry and his friends swap the dirty, dark and dangerous tunnels of Geevor for the deadly underground warzone beneath the Western front.

‘You battle everyday with nature. You fight to drag minerals from the ground. You’re already fighters. You’re already warriors. Its time for you to lend those skills to the war effort’.

This epic production tells the untold story of Cornwall’s forgotten war heroes and the unique impact they had on the First World War.

Featuring a cast of professional actors and a community chorus, ‘Hireth‘ marked the centenary of the end of World War 1 in the Grade-II listed St Just Miners’ Chapel in November 2019.

Cornwall World Heritage Site is delighted to support the showing of the Hireth film in communities in Cornwall and West Devon.