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March 2015 Newsletter

Welcome to our March 2015 Newsletter

Shout Kernow: Celebrating Cornwall's pub songs
by Sally Burley and Hilary Coleman
In Cornwall they still sing in pubs. Sally and Hilary set out to track down the pubs and the singers and record the songs – from Calstock to Cadgwith! The result is Shout Kernow, a book of thirty tunes and words – with a bit of history too. And two CDs. So, what do they sing in Cornwall? Trelawny (of course), Camborne Hill (as you would expect) – and Sloop John B and Safe in the Arms of Jesus and the Moody and Sankey hymn Harbour Lights. Anyone fancy a 'shout'?
ISBN 978 1903427 97 2 Paperback with 2 CDs £19.99

> Read more and to buy Shout

And if you're interested in Cornish music and dance there's Scoot Dances, Troyls, Furrys and Tea Treats – the Cornish Dance tradition by Merv, Alison and Jowdy Davey
ISBN 978 1903427 47 7 Paperback £12.99

> Read more and to buy Scoot

And if you fancy a bit of poetry from Cornwall, there's Wave Hub: New Poetry from Cornwall, a collection that celebrates the best verse to emerge from Cornwall in recent times.
ISBN 978 1 903427 99 6 Paperback £12

> Check out our events calendar on our website for readings from Wave Hub
> Read more and to buy Wave Hub

Grains of Gold: An Anthology of Occitan Literature
Edited by James Thomas
Winner of  English PEN's translation award
Occitan isn't just the troubadours! The language is still spoken in the south of France and parts of Italy and Spain and has a vibrant contemporary literature. James Thomas has put together an astonishing collection of Occitan texts  – from the 10th century to the present day. Troubadours too! Including the women troubadours, the Trobairitz. Five years of research, it's almost 800 pages long.
ISBN 978 1903427 88 0 Paperback £30

> Read more and to buy Grains of Gold

Grains of Gold is volume 7 in the Lesser Used Languages of Europe series of literary anthologies. The series is an essential survey of Europe's regional languages, many endangered.
In planning we have Cornish, Catalan, Basque, Frisian, Lombard, Scots Gaelic.

If you would like a taster of contemporary Occitan, there's Solstice and Other Poems by Aurélia Lassaque, translated by James Thomas. Look out on the events calendar on our website for Aurélia Lassaque's events in the UK, including an appearance at the Edinburgh festival.

> Check out our events calendar on our website for Aurélia Lassaque's events in the UK
> Read more and to buy Solstice and Other Poems

From Bow to Biennale: Artists of the East London Group Kickstarter appeal
You may have bought From Bow to Biennale: Artists of the East London Group. It's out of print now and we want to produce a new, enlarged edition to include things that have come to light since the book's publication and the exhibition at the Nunnery Gallery, Bow. We have found new paintings and  interviewed a 101-year-old former student of the Group's inspiring teacher, John Cooper.

The only way we can get this book back into print is through a crowdfunding project at Kickstarter. If you can support the project with a pledge, here's how:

> Support the reprint of Bow to Biennale on Kickstarter

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Best Sellers
01.From Bow to Biennale
02.Shout Kernow
03.Cornwalls First Golden Age
05.Grains of Gold
06.Celebrating Pevsner
07.Surfing Tommies
08.The Way Back
09.Scoot Dances
10.Star in a Night Sky
Forthcoming Books
Featured Books
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.

21 June 2017, Aberystwyth. Book launch and readings from The Old Red Tongue an anthology of Welsh literature.

23 June 2017, Kit Hill, Callington. Golowan Cornish Midsummer celebrations with Pyba.

23 June 2017, Carnstabba Hill, St Ives. Tansys Goelowan / Midsummer bonfire celebrations.

24 June 2017, Boscatle. Midsummer Dance around the Midsummer Tree and a serpent around the harbour.

27 June 2017, Sheffield. Southern Harvest a concert to celebrate the re-publication of folk song books The Constant Lovers and The Foggy Dew.

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

2931 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.