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HfC = Hall for Cornwall Box Office 01872 262 466   TC = Truro Cathedral   TSS = Three Spires Singers

Event date 05-11-2014
Event End Date 05-11-2014
Cut off date 15-11-2014
Individual Price £10.00
Event Time 19:00
Adult Price £10
Child Price N/A
Student Price £5
Box Office Hall For Cornwall Box Office 01872 262466 or on the door

A collection of songs and words to honour the memory of Ivor Gurney and his generation, reflecting three phases in his life with Jonathan Carne, Naomi Johnston and David McKee.
First, the early influences: pre-war Gloucester where he grew up; the countryside which was a source of visionary inspiration; his scholarship to the Royal College of Music where he became an awkward yet brilliant student and showed early signs of genius.
Next, the First World War and the torment of trench warfare and army discipline: a time when Gurney's musical utterance became crystalline and the voice of a unique war poet emerged.
Finally, the aftermath of war. Invalided out of the army, with his best verse and many fine songs yet to write, Gurney drifted from casual work back to the College and eventually into a long and harrowing mental decline. Tickets £10 from Hall for Cornwall or on the door.

Event date 07-11-2014
Event End Date 07-11-2014
Cut off date 07-11-2014
Event Time 13:10
Adult Price FREE
Child Price FREE
Student Price FREE
Box Office N/A

The Great War's shadow was cast on the organ lofts of England just as in every other sphere. This recital will explore its effects on the music and personalities of the early 20th Century British music world.

Free with retiring collection.

Event date 13-11-2014
Event End Date 13-11-2014
Cut off date 13-11-2014
Individual Price £5.00
Event Time 1900 in Chapter House
Adult Price £5 on the door
Child Price N/A
Student Price £5
Box Office 01872 276782

An evening of stories, music and poetry featuring Roy ray, Katie Kirk and Annie Henry. Both poignant and heart-warming 'Working on No Man's Land' engages the audience using Roy's warmth and natural humour to explore our shared experience of war and conflict. The punctuation of poems and songs lead the audience to reflect on their own memories and responses to conflict. Refreshments available.

Takes place in the Cathedral Chapter House

Tickets £5 can be purchased on the door.

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