• Iyengar Yoga
  • Indigo Workshop
  • Talk: Shades of Light and Dark
  • Paper Making Workshop
  • Artist Talk: Lost Libraries
  • Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker

St Ives Library

Gabriel Street

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Saturday 8th September 10am-11.30am £8
Iyengar Yoga
Improve strength, stamina and relaxation. Please wear stretchy clothing and bring your mat and a blanket. Some equipment is available to borrow. Spaces limited to 12.

Monday 10th September 3.30pm £4
Talk: Shades of Light and Dark. How Cornwall inspires writers in different ways.
Dubbed the queen of contemporary Cornish fiction by the Guardian, Liz Fenwick’s latest novel is One Cornish Summer. Amanda Jennings writes dark family dramas. The Cliff House and In Her Wake are both set in Cornwall. Spaces limited to 30.

Wednesday 12th September 2-5pm £15 including materials
Indigo Workshop
During this workshop you will learn some Shibori (Japanese Tie-Dye) techniques and learn how to dye fabric using indigo. It is recommended to either wear old clothes or some type of protective clothing. Spaces limited to 12.

Wednesday 12th September 7-8.30pm £5
Investigation of Homicide
Retired Detective Inspector David Murthwaite will be drawing on real investigations, the impact on communities, police response, the Golden Hour and setting up a major investigation team. On the journey he compares and contrasts the impression of murder investigation portrayed on screen and in fiction. Expect a lively, informative event. Spaces limited to 30.

Friday 14th September 9.30am-11am £8
Iyengar Yoga
Spaces limited to 12. See Saturday 8th, 10am for details.

Friday 14th September 2-3pm £5
Talk: Should Guidebook Writers go to Hell?
Veteran travel writer Des Hannigan (Lonely Planet) throws a humorous and informed light on the life of a guidebook writer, and the differences between ‘serious’ travel writing, guidebook information and brochure blurb Illustrated with colourful scenes of some of the world’s most compelling locations – but none of Ross Poldark or Daenerys Targaryen. Spaces limited to 30.

Monday 17th September 3.30-5pm £8
Iyengar Yoga
Spaces limited to 12. See Saturday 8th, 10am for details.

Wednesday 19th September 2-5pm £15 including materials.
Paper Making Workshop
During this workshop you will learn how to make two different types of paper – one is the traditional method, recycling old paper to create new paper and the other is using silk fibres to create a lustrous paper. It is recommended to either wear old clothes or some type of protective clothing. Spaces limited to 12.

Friday 21st September
Film Screening 9.30am-1pm FREE (donations)
Artist Talk: Lost Libraries 5-6pm £5
Film and book by artist Abigail Reynolds about her journey along the Silk Road to visit 15 sites of former great libraries lost to political conflict, natural catastrophe, revolution and war as recently as 7, and as distantly as 2000 yrs ago. 30 spaces.

Friday 21st September 1.30pm-3pm £2
Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker
Come to an entertaining feast of poetic wit and wonder. There will be limericks, songs, nonsense poems and jokes to amuse and enthuse. All kinds of crazy nonsense to make you laugh. Spaces limited to 30.

Saturday 22nd September 10am-12.30pm FREE (donations)
Film Screening: Lost Libraries
See Friday 21st 10am for details.