Kevewi Kernow

Kevewi Kernow

A very Cornish hello or Dydh Da awaits everyone coming to Kevewi Kernow on 21st May, Trebah Amphitheatre's 'Cornwall Party'!

Before the show begins look out for circus skill experts Disparu and Perranporth-based choir The Perraners, performing in our Visitor Centre.

At 7.00pm Cornish language expert, Matthew Clarke will be welcoming the Cadgwith Singers as they perform a selection of traditional Cornish choir songs. Celebrated dancers, Ros Keltek will take over to entertain us with their dances from Cornwall's past, before local folk duo Salt and Sky perform their unique interpretations of Cornish songs.

Finishing the first half will be an abridged version of Bewnans Peran which follows our patron saints life from being hurled off a cliff in Ireland to his eventual death in Cornwall hundreds of years later!

During the interval free traditional Cornish sweet treats will be served along with Cornish alcoholic and soft drinks.

Cornish Bard and piper, Merv Davey opens our second half before youth dance group, Tan ha Dowr swirl around the stage with their collection of Cornish dances. Hugely experienced musicians Davey and Dyer take us merrily towards the end of the evening before Samba band Haylestorm take the stage as the final act.

As we say duw genowgh hwi or goodbye everyone involved will join with the audience to sing the Cornish anthem, Song of the Western Men.

So warm those voices up and, all together now, "And shall Trelawny live or shall Trewlany die, here's twenty thousand Cornish men will know the reason why".

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