Port Eliot 2017: In Pictures

12 August 2017 // Port Eliot Festival

As we shake the last of the mud from our boots and hang up our Cornish hats for another year, we thought we’d share some shots of the wettest Port Eliot in collective memory. First though, thanks to: Andrew Weatherall, Boy Azooga, Britain, Bruno Vincent, Carey Davies, Carl Gosling, Caroline Hudson, Ceri Levy, Chris Difford, […]

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Port Eliot: The Return

5 August 2017 // Port Eliot Festival

Earlier this week, team CBTR returned from our yearly camp-out by the River Tiddy after another fantastic weekend of watching, listening, dancing and drinking. A full run-down of this year’s Port Eliot is to follow, but in the meantime, we’d like to thank all our speakers, artists, audience members and backstage crew for enduring the […]

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Port Eliot: our daily schedule

18 July 2017 // Port Eliot Festival

With Port Eliot festival almost upon us, we thought the ticket holders amongst you would appreciate a look at the daily schedules for our stage. We’re pretty sure this is solid and we don’t expect any changes, but do keep an eye on the blackboards out front for any updates over the weekend. In addition […]

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Bergerland

6 July 2017 // Music //Port Eliot Festival

Simon Fisher Turner reflects on time spent with the novelist, painter and poet John Berger, who died earlier this year My mate Tilda Swinton invited me to go on a little trip to see her friend John Berger, ensconced in his village house in Quincy. He was actually in Paris though, so we went to […]

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Fiona Stafford On the Subject of the Ash Tree

4 July 2017 // Books //Port Eliot Festival //Trees

An extract from The Long, Long Life of Trees by Fiona Stafford (Published by Yale University Press and used with permission. Out now and available here.) As a small child, my mother was taken to the Lake District, in the hope that she would have a better chance of survival under the shelter of the […]

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