Factual Documentary

On the weekend of Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th June 2014, Calstock Arts Centre saw the launch of the first Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival.

This two-day celebration of the best in new poetry, an initiative of Falmouth Poetry Group with the support of Arts Council England and The Tanner Trust, the festival included readings and workshops from some of the UK’s most exciting poets. A brand new poetry competition accompanied the festival, judged by internationally acclaimed poet Imtiaz Dharker.

Filmed over two days, the documentary provides an insight into the wide range of activities enjoyed by poets and visitors alike.

Produced and directed by Emlyn Glanmôr-Harris, the documentary aired 25th August 2014 on Cornwall Channel TV, broadcasting on Sky and FreeSat.