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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Sounds of Water – Our Port Eliot Playlists

29 June 2017 // Music //Port Eliot Festival

In 2009, Port Eliot Festival was the first place Caught by the River’s appeared ‘offline’. From the very first line up (that included British Sea Power, King Creosote and Shack’s John Head), music has been at the very heart of things from morning ’til the last dancer drops. This year is no different. The bill […]

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Now playing: Start Running

8 May 2017 // Music //Port Eliot Festival

Woah…proper cosmic business from The Comet Is Coming, one of the stars of our Saturday night at this summer’s Port Eliot festival. You can see our full lineup here.

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