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Dialect Weekend comes to Cornwall!

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.

Friday evening
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:

> 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

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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.

Until 6 January 2018, Southend. Exhibition From Mile End to Mayfair: The East London Group & their contemporaries.

29 September to 17 December 2017, Bow, London. Exhibition The Working Artist: The East London Group.

4 October 2017, Brecon. The Orthodox Church - history, iconography, music a talk by Peter Brooke.

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

20 October 2017, Penryn, Cornwall. Cornish songs from the Red River Singers at the National Dialect Festival 2017.

2022 October 2017, Penryn, Cornwall. National Dialect Festival 2017.

2 November 2017, St Columb Major, Cornwall. Hark! A talk about Cornish carols by Sally Burley and Hilary Coleman.

26 November 2017, Heartlands, Cornwall. Red River Singers at the Weekend Market.

14 December 2017, Bodmin, Cornwall. Shout at Picrous Night.

22 December 2017, St Day, Cornwall. Carols with the red River Singers and the Carharrack & St Day Silver Band.

24 December 2017, Tregajorran, Cornwall. Christmas Eve carols in the Square.