Everyone is catered for in this year’s Roseland Festival which runs from Tuesday 23rd April to Saturday 4th May. The festival celebrates art, history, folk and jazz music, film and photography. It has choirs, quartets, walks and talks. So, no matter what you’re into there is bound to be something to grab your attention.
Many noteworthy names in the world of the arts will be making an appearance from outstanding folk singer and storyteller Edwina Hayes to Geoff Lakeman, a West Country Folk Scene regular and script writer Dan Sefton whose work includes ‘The Good Karama Hospital and ‘Secret Diary of a Call Girl’. The ever popular Tresillian Ladies Choir will also be returning for 2019.
Aside from the musical aspect of Roseland Festival, art is heavily featured in the schedule.
The award-winning reincarnation of the Tate St Ives which reopened in 2017 is the subject of Lousie Connell’s talk on Wednesday 24th April. Connell is the Head of Programme Management at Tate St Ives. Her story of the development of the gallery, one of Cornwall’s cultural landmarks, explores how it connects with not only artists but the local community as a whole.