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Cornish Carols 2019

‘It feels as if there is a wonderful renewed energy for the singing of these carols this year, with workshops being held in Penzance, St Ives and Redruth to teach the carols as well as many other places such as Falmouth, Padstow and Troon continuing with their traditions. I’m delighted to say that the RedContinue reading “Cornish Carols 2019”

The start of our 2017 tour!

Our 2017 Hark! tour got off to a fine start at The Federation of Old Cornwall Societies’ Winter Event in Redruth on Saturday 4th November, where we gave a talk about our exploits and research. The talk was musically illustrated by The Red River Singers singing some of the carols featured in the book. Wefollowed this with an interviewContinue reading “The start of our 2017 tour!”

Pray Open Your Door…

Winter 2016 – So we begin again! 23rd October – And we started our collecting again this Christmas with a visit to the lovely singing group Kescana in Lostwithiel. They are an all woman group who sing very sweetly, making up their own harmonies to many traditional songs including the old folk carols. It was lovelyContinue reading “Pray Open Your Door…”

Funding news

18th October  2016 – We’re delighted to announce that Cornwall Heritage Trust have approved a grant to help with the cost of producing the CDs for the Carol book and we have also received money from the Federation of Old Cornwall Societies as a contribution towards materials, copyright expenses & marketing – Thank you! HoweverContinue reading “Funding news”

Update on Hark!

  Autumn 2016 Here we are now during a few golden days of Autumn and I have a chance to catch up on news about the Carol Book research. Research: We spent the Spring and Summer visiting the Cornish Studies library in Redruth (like a sweet shop to us!) gathering information on all the publicationsContinue reading “Update on Hark!”

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