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Songs from the sea

 Virtual Concert
Friday 22 May 2020

Eglosyow Morek Kernow 
Cornwall's Maritime Churches
Celebrate with songs of the sea...

Harry Glasson, well known Cornish composer and performer will be treating us to a musical extravaganza at midday tomorrow.


To attend the event online, register for your free ticket then follow the simple instructions at the bottom.

It's easy peasy...
When? Friday 22 May at midday

About the concert

Song is an integral feature of Cornwall’s maritime culture. Alongside the choral traditions of church and chapel are the Duchy’s sea shanty associations and classic secular songs like ‘Lamorna’ and the ‘Mermaid of Zennor’. In this session we bring together an introduction to the subject by the great Harry Glasson with a number of appropriate songs that evoke the close bond between the sea and Cornish culture.


About Harry

Harry was born at Cowscramp Clowance near Praze an Beeble, Cornwall. At 16, Harry joined the Merchant Navy and started writing poems and Cornish dialect verse whilst at sea. Soon he matched up his songs with a homemade guitar and gigged around Cornwall and the US, building up a large fan group from all over the world. Harry is also renowned as the composer of such contemporary Cornish classics as ‘Cornwall my Home’ and ‘A Song for Cornwall’.

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Coming up...

Sat 23 May 

Virtual discussion: Travelling Saints and the emergence of the Maritime Church with Douglas Young

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Sun 24 May 

Virtual film screening: Shipwrecking Nature with Kyle Richardson from Down South Point of View

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How to attend the virtual events...
First, you need to register and book your free ticket. You will then receive a link to attend via email.

The virtual lectures will be hosted on a platform called Zoom.


If you do not wish to have a zoom account, all you’ll need to do is click on the link sent to you via the email invitation.


Step 1: Click on the link provided in the email.

Step 2: *Optional* Download the Zoom Desktop Client. Simply follow the prompts to download the correct Zoom desktop client for your computer and operating system.

Step 3: To join the meeting you may be prompted for a password. This will be provided in the email.
We'd appreciate your feedback!
If you've attended any of the virtual talks so far and have questions or comments, email: cmcp@exeter.ac.uk
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