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Bewnans Peran, A Play for Perrantide, by Alan M. Kent

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Bewnans Peran [The Life of St Piran] celebrates the life and deeds of the patron saint of Cornwall, Saint Piran. It was first commissioned as a promenade piece for the annual St Piran’s Day pilgrimage across the  towans at Perranporth.

Alan M. Kent was born in St Austell, Cornwall, in 1967. He is a prize-winning poet, novelist and dramatist and author and editor of a number of works on Cornish and Anglo-Cornish literature, including Inside Merlin’s Cave – A Cornish Arthurian Reader 1000-2000, two anthologies of Anglo-Cornish poetry, Voices from West Barbary and The Dreamt Sea, and an acclaimed translation of the Cornish Mystery play cycle, The Ordinalia. Four of his plays are published by Francis Boutle Publishers: Oogly es Sin, The Tin Violin, A Mere Interlude and Surfing Tommies.

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Regular Cornish language classes with Mick Paynter.

London. The Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Gallery permanent exhibition of women in medicine.

First Sunday of every month, Redruth. Shout with the Red River singers.

Second Wednesday of every month, Luxulyan. Prys Ton – Cornish Music Session.

5 July 2017, Cardiff. Reception for The Old Red Tongue an anthology of Welsh literature hosted by Open University Wales.

7 July 2017, Penzance. Alan M. Kent discusses hiw new book, Re-inventing Victorian Cornwall: Dan Daddow’s Cornish Comicalities.

8 July 2017, Builth Wells, Powys. Peter Brooke talk on British values and Free Trade.

13 July 2017, London. Cornish poetry pop-up event with poet Tim Saunders.

23 July 2017, Par, Cornwall. Pyba perform at Tywardreath Priory.

29–31 August 2017, East Sussex. Pyba at Herstmonceaux Medieval Festival.

1 September 2017, Launceston. Cornish Dance Society Ceilidh with Pyba.

10 September 2017, St Ives. Kemysk at St Ives September Festival.

6 October 2017, Aldeburgh. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Commemoration Weekend with talks, a play, music and the unveiling of a plaque.