Category Archives: St Ives

BBC Radio 4 Extra to repeat ST IVES AND ME Wed 21st Dec 6.30am, 1.30pm and 8.30pm: presented by Anna Chen

Spend the longest night of the year with me on BBC Radio 4 Extra when St Ives and Me is repeated on December 21st ST IVES AND ME on BBC Radio 4 Extra. I’ve just learnt from my lovely producers, … Continue reading

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How St Ives came to be one of the foremost art communities in Britain

St Ives in Cornwall romps home as the ideal town where most of us would like to live. ‘Fonly it wasn’t also the most expensive. Here’s a piece I wrote about the artists’ colony and Number One desirable seaside resort … Continue reading

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Madam Miaow’s Culture Lounge returns to the St Ives Arts Festival 2013

Madam Miaow’s Culture Lounge returns to the St Ives Arts Festival following last year’s The Steampunk Opium Wars extravaganza that had a cast of thousands and played to a capacity audience of dozens. This year, I’ll read the first chapters of … Continue reading

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The Steampunk Opium Wars at the St Ives Festival, Part 1

Here’s the first half of The Steampunk Opium Wars which we took down to the St Ives Arts Festival to play to a packed house at the Arts Theatre on Tuesday 18th September. We did it as a new concept … Continue reading

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St Ives and Me: my programme on my favourite town

St Ives & Me press I’m most chuffed to see that my programme on the delights of St Ives in Cornwall has been made Pick of the Day in the Radio Times, The Times, Telegraph, Daily Mail, Observer and the … Continue reading

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Big Society: a conversation at the Foundling Museum

A little bit of politics, laydees an’ gennelmen with “Big Society: on a conversation at the Foundling Museum”. Recorded at Café Art during the St Ives Arts Festival September 2011. Written in June 2011. St Ives Festival 2011: Intro and … Continue reading

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