National Dialect Festival 2017
Friday 20–Sunday 22 October 2017
Institute of Cornish Studies, Penryn Campus, University of Exeter, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 9FE
National Dialect Festival is an annual get together of dialect speakers and supporters from across Britain to celebrate, promote and enjoy regional ways of speaking.
Meet and greet at The King's Arms Hotel, 3 Broad St, Penryn TR10 8JL
8pm, Cornish songs from the Red River Singers
Welcome by Merv Davey, Grand Bard of the Cornish Gorseth
Talk by Garry Tregidga, director of the Institute of Cornish Studies – 'Agan Kernow: Dialect and Cornish Identity'
The Dialect Competitions
For more information: www.dialectfestival.co.uk
> See details of A Proper Mizz-Maze Dialect Tales by Jack Clemo Edited by Luke Thompson
Also published by Francis Boutle Publishers: The Awakening – Poems Newly Found by Jack Clemo edited by John Hurst, Alan M. Kent and Andrew C. Symons
> See details of The Awakening – Poems Newly Found by Jack Clemo Edited by John Hurst, Alan M. Kent and Andrew C. Symons