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10:00 am
Calligraphy Fowey Festival

Monday 8th May

Calligraphy Workshop

Colourful Celtic Uncial Calligraphy

10.00am to 4.00pm

Parish Hall £40.00

This artistic workshop is aimed at introducing Celtic ‘Uncial’ calligraphy, a wonderful rich lettering comprising of a curious mixture of capitals and minuscule. Working from its traditional roots, we will cover the principles of making good letterforms using an edged pen.

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10:30 am
Guided Walks Fowey Festival

Monday 8th May

Maritime Charlestown

Guided walk led by Helen

10.30am to 12.30pm

£6.00

The picturesque port of Charlestown was created in 1799 as a mineral port. This walk explores its history from its early days as a tiny fishing village and its transformation into a shipping community with a wide range of occupations such as shipbuilders, mariners, sailmakers and more up to WW2.

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11:00 am
Dr Laura Varnam Fowey Festival

Monday 8th May

Dr Laura Varnam

Introducing The Canterbury Tales: On Pilgrimage with Geoffrey Chaucer

11.00am to 12.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £10.00

Dr Laura Varnam is known at the Festival as a Du Maurier expert but in her day job she teaches Medieval Literature at University College, Oxford.

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12:30 pm
Al Trenary Fowey Festival

Monday 8th May

In and Around St Fimbarrus Church From 696 – 2017

A history talk with Al Trenary

12.30pm to 1.30pm

St Fimbarrus Church £5.00

Find out about the influence of the Irish, the French, the Spanish and the Normans on this medieval church.

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2:00 pm
Polly Gregson Fowey Festival

Monday 8th May

Polly Gregson

The Journey to Castle Dor

2.00pm to 3.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £8.00

What is it like to finish writing another author’s novel?

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3:45 pm
Guided Walks Fowey Festival

Monday 8th May

Wind in The Willows

River cruise, led by Lynn

3.45pm to 6.15pm

£15.75

A delightful cruise up to the riverside village of Lerryn. Hear tales from your local guide about the riverbank and the life of Kenneth Grahame.

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4:00 pm
Dr Laura Varnam Fowey Festival

Monday 8th May

du Maurier Storytime

with Dr Laura Varnam

4.00pm to 5.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £8.00

Settle down and make yourself comfortable as Dr Laura Varnam reads you a story!

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6:00 pm
Dr Helen Doe Fowey Festival

Monday 8th May

Recreating Daphne’s Inspirational Ship

The Jane Slade Project

6.00pm to 7.00pm

The Fowey Town Hall £10.00

Come and find out about this new project to build a ship in the style of the one that inspired Daphne du Maurier.

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8:00 pm
Festival Jazz Fowey Festival

Monday 8th May

Festival Jazz Evening

Tina May and the Craig Milverton Trio

8.00pm to 10.00pm

St Fimbarrus Church £15.00

A marvellous opportunity to hear a performer rated by The Observer as “one of the best jazz vocalists anywhere today” and “that great rarity, a singer who enhances a song”.

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