There is more to Polperro than smuggling despite what the history books say. The village has for many years been a magnet for artists, writers and even film directors including Alfred Hitchcock.
here’s no denying that writing a novel is a serious challenge – but the whole process is easier if your story has a clear and workable structure. During this unique masterclass with award-winning novelist Ed Docx, you’ll learn how to fine-tune the framework for your story, and navigate the testing journey from initial concept to completed first draft.
In celebration of Daphne du Maurier’s life and her long-term hometown Fowey. 1997 saw the launch of The Daphne du Maurier Festival of Arts and Literature. Twenty years on, the Festival is an established annual event that continues to celebrate local, national and international writers.
A Master Brewer, Roger Ryman became Head Brewer at St Austell Brewery in 1999. Twice awarded Brewer of the Year, Roger’s creativity and brewing nous have helped ensure St Austell’s position at the leading edge of UK brewing.
Poet, playwright, and award winning story teller of exceptional children’s literature, including the bestselling War Horse, Michael Morpurgo has been shortlisted for numerous awards, including the Carnegie Medal, and has won even more.
Knighted in 2015 for his contribution to music, Sir Karl Jenkins is the world’s most performed living composer. His mass The Armed Man has been performed over 2,000 times with the CD in the ‘classical’ charts for 600 weeks.