Liskeard Live 6th and 7th September


As part of Liskeard’s first ever music, arts and literature festival there will be a range of events and activities taking place in the town.

Friday 6th September

Jazz Supper with the Lewis Reilly Trio at the Eliot Hotel
Lewis Riley – piano/keyboard Dave Sheen – drums Marcus Vergette – bass
Tickets are £15 including start 7.30pm supper at 8.30pm To book please call 01579 342323 plus special room rates for stay overs.

Liskerrett Film Night Great Gatsby plus dress up photo booth and bar.
From 6.00pm. Film starts at 7.30pm
Tickets from the Liskerrett Community Centre Adults £4 under 16’s £3 call 01579 340307

Saturday 7th September

FREE Live and Local Stage plus children’s activities at the Cattle Market and performances around Fore Street and other locations from 10am.

Includes Author Talks and Book signings:

10.00  – 10.30am                Ted Sherrell – author of Looking Towards the Tamar talk in                                                Liskeard Library

Ted will be then be  signing books in the Bookshop Liskeard 2 Barras Street until 11.00am

Ted’s present day stories set in the local community and environment around the Tamar Valley.  They draw inspiration from both Country and urban areas and create aninteresting variety of characters and tales to amuse and delight.

11.00  – 12.00              Andrew Beasley – Battles of Ben Kingdom

 Children’s author will be at the Cattle Market Liskeard  includes    booksigning

As a child, adventure was everywhere for Andrew Beasley; he went exploring Scunge Island and had an underground base made out of a sunken coal bunker. Now that he’s grown up, Andrew works as a primary school teacher and lives in Cornwall.

Set in Victorian London, The Claws of Evil is his first book for children and the start of a new series published by Usbornes.

 12.00 – 12.30                  Eric Kemp –  author of “Yes Dad I want to go to Sea” talk in                                             Liskeard Library

Eric will then be signing books in the
Bookshop Liskeard 2 Barras Street until 1.00pm

Even during his childhood days in the Cornish fishing town of St. Ives, Eric Kemp knew he was bound for a life at sea. While his mother would be cooking pasties in ‘the slab’, better known as a Cornish range, young Eric would be upstairs watching the comings and goings of the ships as they were piloted into the nearby port of Hayle.

 Public Hall Liskeard

Cherry Ghost, Golden Fable and Liskeard’s finest The Hula’s will be performing an exclusive Cornish date on the closing night.
Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start
£12.50 full price
£11.00 Concessions

Tickets available from Liskeard Town Information Centre 01579 349 148 or online via the Cornish Riviera Box Office

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