Creative Kernow, based at Krowji, is the creative and cultural support organisation for the following nine projects. Together we support the production, promotion and distribution of work by creative practitioners in Cornwall because we believe in creativity's transformative power and want more people to benefit from it.

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Theatre, dance, music and laughter coming to Cornish communities this autumn

We are thrilled to present a new autumn season of theatre, music and laughter in Cornwall’s wonderful and varied village halls, churches and community spaces. There are 37 events taking place all over Cornwall in 26 different venues – here are a few season highlights:

Daniel Smith Blues Band brings foot-tapping, old-style blues and jazz to Launceston Town Hall on Friday 9th September,and St Austell Arts Centre onSaturday 10th September. Widely regarded as the UK’s finest boogie pianist/vocalist, Daniel plays anything from Chicago blues to stomping barrelhouse boogies.

Cabaret performer and TV personality Paulus (BBC’s All Together Now) performs a funny and loving tribute to the late, great Victoria Wood at Warleggan Jubilee Hall on 16th September, St Austell Arts Centre on 17th September, and Launceston Town Hall on 18th September. Celebrate her unforgettable characters, songs and sketches and the power of friendships forged through laughter.

You can expect karaoke classics, trivia, live music, and prizes as Scary Little Girls’ Quiz Mistress and Pub Landlady Pat Pinch takes over Lelant Village Hall on 23rd September, and Liskerrett Community Centre on 24th September. This new show Game On brings you the best of modern cabaret comedy, vintage TV game shows, and a traditional pub quiz.

Zulu Tradition are rekindling the spark of Zulu culture and heritage through traditional drama, song and high-energy dance – all traditionally costumed and with drum-rhythms. See them at St Austell Arts Centre on 1st October, and Lambeage Hall, Coverack on 2nd October.

Seamus Carey’s new one-man comedy show Help! I Think I’m A Nationalist tackles Cornish identity, second homes, nationalism, xenophobia and bagpipes. See it at AMATA, Penryn on 14th October, Liskerrett Community Centre on 15th October, Lamorna Village Hall on 21st October, and the Crackington Institute on 22nd October.

The Syrian Baker tells a human story about coming home, knowing where you belong, and how small actions can make a big difference. Expect an evening in the company of friends at Redruth Rugby Club on 26th October, and Solomon Browne Hall on 27th October, with stories, freshly made bread, Syrian coffee and Mamoull like the ones from the Caffe Plaza in Homs old town.

With more music, theatre, and family shows, there are plenty of other performances to choose from too. All of the Carn to Cove events and booking information can be found on our events page.

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