Across winter, a series of free events at Botallack celebrating Cornish music, dance and song.
For a season of traditional Cornish cheer, Botallack Count House will be hosting a series of free events from December through to February. From a Cornish dance workshop to talks and a carolling performance, discover traditional Cornish dance and music.
Learn some traditional Cornish dance or come to a folk evening to pay tribute to some of the legends of Cornish folk music, where you are welcome to join in. Find out about the continuity and revival of the Cornish carolling tradition and how it is part of Cornwall’s rich heritage of communal singing or attend a talk about Cornish miner and composer John Glasson.
Monday, December 4- demonstration and talk on Scoot Dancing. Doors open at 5pm.
Friday, December 8- John the Fish Tribute Evening. Doors open at 7pm. Booking required to guarantee a seat.
Saturday, December 9- Penzance Guizers Workshop and Demonstration. Dance. Doors open at 7pm.
Saturday, December 16- Hark! The Glad Sound. Cornish carols. Booking required to guarantee a seat.
Friday, January 12- The Life of Cornish Miner and Composer Joseph Glasson. Talk. Booking required to guarantee a seat.
Friday, January 19- Gwav yn Kernow/Winter in Cornwall. Seasonal music and poetry. Booking required to guarantee a seat.
Friday, February 2- Jackson’s Claret. Performance of traditional Cornish music, old and new. Doors open at 7.30 pm.
All of these events are free, but some require booking. For full details and booking information please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/botallack