Getting There!

23rd December 15– Firstly went to Tom Bawcocks eve at Mousehole, parking at Paul and walking down to the village, feeling the festive atmosphere grow as more and more people joined us with children and lanterns. We stood on the harbourside enjoying the lights around the harbour until the procession came through.  At the slipwayContinue reading “Getting There!”

Shout Kernow Launch Dates so far

Come and join in the further adventures of Hilary and Sally! They will be retracing their footsteps celebrating the book with singers across Cornwall. Dates so far: Friday 10th April – 7.30pm.  Helston Museum Literary Festival. Shout Kernow book talk, with Red River Singers. http://www.museumsincornwall.org.uk/Little-Local-Lit-Fest/Events/Helston-Museum/Museum-Events/ Helston Museum, Market Place, Helston TR13 8TH  01326 564027 Thursday16th April, 7pm, Bewnans Kernow courseContinue reading “Shout Kernow Launch Dates so far”

Penwith Points of View Course

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 whoContinue reading “Penwith Points of View Course”

Finally the book is ready!

Advance orders available! http://www.francisboutle.co.uk Available in early March Shout Kernow Celebrating Cornwall’s pub songs With two CDs containing 31 songs recorded live in pubs across Cornwall Hilary Coleman and Sally Burley ISBN 978 1903427 97 2 Paperback 164 pages 104 black and white illustrations Notation for 30 songs Shout Kernow is the result of aContinue reading “Finally the book is ready!”

Pre-launch events for the Shout Kernow book!

We’re happy to announce the imminent arrival of our pub song book Shout Kernow (about time too I hear you say!) To whet your appetite we have a few pre-launch events if you fancy coming along: Sunday 20th July – Penzance Literary Festival at Acorn Arts Centre bar, Parade St. Penzance,TR18 4BU, 7.30pm http://www.penzance-literary-festival.org.uk. FridayContinue reading “Pre-launch events for the Shout Kernow book!”

At Home

Perraners at The Seiners, Perranporth                 Tuesday 11th December 2012 The Seiners is a great pub and the Perraners a great gang of singers! The pub sits right by Perranporth beach with wonderful views of the wide stretch of sand and at high tide it feels as if it’sContinue reading “At Home”

This Is Us

St Just Feast Sunday 4th (& 5th) November 2012 We’d heard about St Just Feast throughout the summer. ‘You going St Just Feast? That’s the place to be!’, ‘Got to get down St Just end of October, everyone goes there’. We wanted to catch the Cape Cornwall Singers anyway and so this seemed an idealContinue reading “This Is Us”

Singers and Songs

Singers Night at The Golden Lion, Stithians                           20th October 2012 I’d chatted to Roger Bryant on the phone about coming up to his sessions at the Golden Lion on the 3rd Sat of every month a while back – he wasn’t sure ifContinue reading “Singers and Songs”

A Light Still Burning

Cadgwith Inn – Oct 12th 2012 I was so looking forward to making this trip – funny how The Queens Head in Albaston was the place where it all began for me, yet inspiration came from the other end of Cornwall on the Lizard. The Cadgwith Singers  are famed in the world of pub singingContinue reading “A Light Still Burning”

Proper Job Shout

The Rashleigh Arms, Polkerris    Oct 6th 2013 This was just one of the evenings that we’d been to at the Rashleigh Arms in Polkerris, where my brother Will Coleman and a gaggle of singers meet sporadically. We have got to know these singers over the years when the Treggys have met up with them forContinue reading “Proper Job Shout”