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Win £600 Poetry Prize

Making Waves

Attention Poets, Sound Artists, Voice Artists…

Making Waves is now live! Falmouth Poetry Group’s new competition for the spoken word is now open for entries.

Last weekend Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival hosted the announcement of an unusual kind of poetry competition for 2016-17 to be judged by the award-winning poet and performer LUKE WRIGHT.

The competition has been conceived to encourage poets to develop their skills in the spoken word and find fine expression of their art through digital recordings (.mp3/.m4a).

Collaboration is also possible. Perhaps, as a writer, you are uncomfortable speaking your words even though you know exactly what they mean and how they should sound, this need not exclude you from entering. We can imagine entrants making use of the voice or voices that they find the most suitable for the material. Similarly, you might think that the manipulation of the recording with digital tools could add some interpretive qualities.

Do not feel, however, that you must be a casting director or digital wizard! It is always possible that the most moving and effective expression is in the simple, unaccompanied and unadorned voice of the poet.

It costs £6.00 to enter your first recording with subsequent entries costing only £4.00. You may send in as many entries as you like. Entries combined with payment will be acknowledged.

Details of how to pay, via PayPal are on this website along with the email address for entries.    https://cornwallcontemporary.wordpress.com/

Tales of Ice and Snow

Tales of Ice and Snow

An exciting new take on a

collection of classic fairy tales;

an enchanting, magical and

immersive experience.


A cold wind blows on the carn tonight and there is magic in the air, so come to the theatre and hear tales as old as time as you’ve never heard them before.


This December a brand new Christmas show for Cornwall will be touring across the

Duchy. Tales of Ice and Snow is an evening of storytelling, projections, puppetry, live

music and audience participation. Coming to The Poly, Falmouth (8th&10th); Truro

College (13th), Callington Arts Centre (16th); Grampound Community Centre (17th);

and The Acorn, Penzance(19th&20th).


Jasmine Cole Productions in association with The Poly, Falmouth and Four2Three

Productions present an Arts Council England and Feast Cornwall funded theatrical

extravaganza. This magical show brings new life to the much loved stories of ‘The Winter

Rose’ (Beauty & The Beast) and ‘The Snow Queen’. Also presenting for the first time an

original tale of ‘Jack Frost: The Winter King’.


The project is headed up by theatre producer Jasmine Cole, she said “This is a

completely new Christmas show and a really exciting project for everyone involved. We

are bringing something different to venues across Cornwall. Expect light-saber duels,

snow storms and mild peril in this fantastical evening of delight.”


And its not just for the kids “This show will really appeal to children, and we have a special

toddler friendly matinee on December 8th. But it is also brilliant for all ages, there is

something in there for everyone and a few puns that might go over younger audiences

heads” Jasmine continued.


Audience members are encouraged to come dressed as their favourite fairytale character

to be in with a chance of winning a prize in the interval fancy dress competition.

Tales of Ice and Snow tours Cornwall from Thursday 8th December until Tuesday 20th

December with a toddler friendly matinee on the 8th (The Poly Falmouth), matinees on the

10th (The Poly Falmouth) and 17th (Grampound). Tickets are available from: The Poly

www.thepoly.org 01326 319461 All other venues www.crbo.co.uk 01726 879 500

Tunes To Help You Breathe More Easily

This week, as well as chatting to Frank Turner ahead of his gig on Saturday at The Princess Pavilions, we pay our own little tribute to the genius that was Leonard Cohen.
It all kicks off at 5pm tomorrow.

pip pip

Lord Gribble of Radioshire

Frank Turner on stage