Going up Camborne Hill – or Way down to Lamorna? Take a journey into the rich traditions of Cornish pub singing at a free short course beginning on the 16th April in Madron.
The course is part of the Penwith Points of View heritage project and will be led Hilary Coleman and Sally Burley who have introduced Cornish songs to many singers.
Project co-ordinator Jane Howells “These five sessions will cover some of Cornwall’s best-known songs and the history and stories behind them. Cornwall’s singing tradition is a distinctive and much-loved part of Cornish culture. We are looking forward to some very enjoyable evenings and all are welcome.”
The course will also draw on a new book called ‘Shout Kernow’ by Hilary and Sally. Hilary, who runs the Red River Singers says,
“The sessions will explore the treasures to be found in the book’s pages and some of the tales of our adventures into the world of Cornish pub singing. Song words will be available and no music reading skills are necessary.”
The Traditional Cornish Singing course is free and begins at 7.15pm on Thursday 16th April in the Billiard Room, Landithy Hall, Madron. To reserve a place on the course contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Penwith Points of View project is a two-year heritage and culture programme taking place in the Madron area. The project is run by Bewnans Kernow, the partnership of Cornish cultural organisations.
More details can be found on their website at www.bewnanskernow.org