Marazion Apollo Male Choir with St Michael’s School Choir

Marazion Apollo Male Choir with St Michael’s School Choir
Formed in 1904 and reputedly the oldest male choir in Cornwall. It is based in the ancient charter town of Marazion, close to Penzance, facing the jewel in the Cornish crown, St Michael’s Mount. The choir has a long and distinguished history of success in music competitions throughout the country, including winning the Male Voice Choir Advance Class and Championship Cup at the 2009 St Austell Music Festival.

Pauline Sheppard

Pauline Sheppard SKRIFORES GWARI (Playwright).
Pauline Sheppard lives in St. Buryan. She has written 40 original stage plays & adaptations for a variety of companies, most notably Dressing Granite (1987); Tin & Fishes (2005); The Ordinalia (4 community plays 2000 – 2004). She has also written for animation, radio and screenplays. The Cats of Boleigh (written for The Story Republic) is a true story.

Frank Ruhrmund

Frank Ruhrmund FOR’ OJUON (Ox Road).
A Bucca, born and bred in Newlyn, and a Bard of Gorsedh Kernow, he has been sharing his poetry, teaching and writing about the arts and artists in Cornwall for as long as he can remember.

Simon Parker

SCRYFER CARN MARTH (Writer of Carn Marth).
Simon is a writer, publisher, editor and journalist. His plays include Third Light, Gonamena, Seven Stars, The Illegible Bachelor and A Star On The Mizzen. Among his published titles are Full As An Egg, Solid and Horses Stood Still. Founder of Scryfa and a member of Scavel an Gow.

Annamaria Murphy

Annamaria Murphy of Kneehigh.
Anna is well known as a writer and ‘Word Witch’. She has worked with Kneehigh almost from the beginning. She has written shows including Tristan & Yseult (with Carl Grose), The Red Shoes, Don John, and Midnight’s Pumpkin, and leads the Kneehigh Rambles programme, working with young people and communities. For the past three years, she has been walking the Roads less Travelled in Cornwall, collecting, re-inventing and exaggerating stories heard along the way.