The celebration of midsummer – the Feast of St. John – takes place every year in Penzance as The Golowan Festival.
The Story Republicans have the wonderful delight of entertaining you around the streets, shops, cafes and bars of the town as they fill with parades. Gracing Penzance during Mazey Day, 29th June and Quay Day, 30th June.
Be prepared for fine words through poetry, wit, humour and song!
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Behind the Lines is the first full-length novel by Amanda Harris, a director of Kernow Education Arts Partnership and co-creator of The Story Republic and The Writers’ Block.Find out more
A monthly drop in workshop for budding young illustrators with Manga artist extraordinaire Keith Sparrow.Find out more
At the height of summer and literature throughout Cornwall, our next Speakeasy session takes place in The Exchange Gallery, a LitFest Fringe Special! A delicious social evening with food and fresh writing.Find out more
Once a month, we get together to write stories, plays and poems. Do you like drama and performing? Do you want to write a play, create a game or work on a comedy routine? Are you aged between 12 and 16? Then, join us…Find out more
Discuss ambitions for literature in Cornwall.Find out more
Wyl Menmuir is stuck in Svalbard. He’s out there with his writing work. There have been complications which has meant they’ve had to continue sailing north rather than return as intended…Find out more