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St Mawes by MJ Drew

Roseland Festival

Art, literature, music, poetry and dance all feature in a two week festival taking place on the Roseland from Saturday 17 October 2009. Acts including Jacqui McShee's Pentangle, Zum's Children's Concert, and Roger Marks' Cornish Armada Jazz Band.

The Roseland Festival is back for the fourth year running. The two week event features many Cornish artists, writers, musicians, dancers and poets, as well as raconteurs.

Headlining the festival will be Jacqui McShee's Pentangle, the popular folk band which started life in the late '60s has always been a favourite on the live circuit.

Jacqui McShee

Jacqui McShee in the '60s

Expect old and new songs from the original lead singer. Jacqui McShee's Pentangle can be seen at the Roseland School in Tregony.

There are many links to the Roseland during the festival including a screening of 'Murder Ahoy' the classic mystery starring Margaret Rutherford as Miss Marple. This favourite was filmed in St Mawes.

Author Nigel Milliner will be appearing at the festival. He wrote 'Edge of a Long Shadow which is a Roseland-based novel.

The Roseland

The Roseland by Ron Taylor

A new Cornwall-based Wind Quintet called Force Five will be making their first appearance at the Roseland Festival.

During the two week event there will also be the chance to find out more about the local area. Guide Alan January will be leading walks around St Anthony Headland and St Mawes.

The festival runs from Saturday 17 October until Saturday 31 October 2009.

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