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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.

until 27 May 2017, Camden, London. An exhibition of the works of Lancelot Ribeiro.

12 May 2017, Redruth. Launch of Celebrating Pevsner New research on Cornish architecture.

20 May 2017, St Ives. Towl Ros/Cast Net! Interpretations in words and music of the St Ives fishing industry.

1 June 2017, Redruth. Book launch and poetry reading in Georgian and English – Ten Georgian Women Poets with Vicky Field and Nata Bukia Peters

14 June 2017, National Army Museum, London. Feminism Late - with a talk by Elizabeth Crawford: Did the First World War win women the vote?

18 June 2017, St Just in Penwith. Gorsedh Kernow Solempnita AWEN/AWEN ceremony at Carn Gloose/Ballowall Barrow.

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