Penzance Guize Dancers and Tir Ha Tavas: Kan Rag Dons ( a song for a dance) project 2014 Penzance Guize Dancers were formed in May 2012 to learn the art of guizing from Tudor times to the present. Tir ha Tavas (Delia and Dave Brotherton) write and perform songs in
Germoe is a village and civil parish about five miles west of Helston and seven miles east of Penzance 1850s: Germoe Brass Band active. 1860: “… Crowlas, and then took a comfortable walk through the gardens of the Rev. Archibald Paris. Crowlas school was preceded by the Ludgvan Band; while
The Rowan Tree formed in 2017 during the Pan Celtic festival in Ireland and released their first self titled and produced EP in April 2018. The Rowan Tree won Kan Rag Kernow 2018 with their song Tresor and returned to the Pan Celtic placing 2nd in the International Song Contest
The world’s most popular Gilbert and Sullivan production “The Pirates of Penzance” premiered in 1879, first at the Bijou Theatre in Paignton before opening in New York. It was an immediate hit and within weeks of opening, touring and amateur performances were being arranged.
I was born to Patrick Harry and Phyllis Annie Glasson on the 24th of September 1951 at Coronation Cottages Leedstown, the home of my maternal Grandmother and christened Phillip Harry. At just a few days old I was taken home to Clowance wood, near Horsedowns. My surname, Glasson, means ‘grass
August 2020 John & Olwen Brush (Courtesy of Kevin and Jacky Brush) John Alfred Brush By Tony Mansell Born: 21st Jan 1934 Married: Grace Olwen in 1956 Died: 15 March 2016 in Cornwall John and I first came across each other when we were working on our Cornish Brass Band
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall – the most westerly major town in Cornwall Penzance Gallery (Click to open) 1838: “… They appeared to have assembled with a full determination to have regular jollification; the Penzance Band was in attendance, and … being over, they commenced parading
Contesting Not all bands enter competitions and there are some which shun the contest stage, preferring to concentrate their efforts in providing music for local events. For most players, though, contesting has always been an important part of brass banding, the reason that they spend so many hours trying to