Adrian Vranch Stormy Eye
The St Ives September Festival began in a back kitchen in Teetotal Street in September 1977 bringing together the diverging interests of several arts and music professionals. The first Festival, which ran from 14th to 24th September 1978 was already ambitious in its scope and covered folk music, dance, fine arts, chamber music, poetry, arts & crafts and theatre, and even featured a very young Nigel Kennedy. Adrian Vranch Stormy Eyes
The Festival has continued over the past thirty-five years, with a few short breaks, and with different organisations responsible for arranging the programme. It has always been a very important part of the town’s cultural life, and people come from year to year to take advantage of the very wide range of events that are on offer. Adrian Vranch Stormy Eyes.
In 2011 the committee consisted of about sixteen people of varying expertise, all of whom are volunteers. The Committee oversees the organisation of the Festival and each member is responsible for their own area of interest.
With at least two hundred events the recent Festival has been more ambitious than ever; reaching out to all ages and interests, in various venues around the town.
Adrian Vranch: Originally from Somerset, Adrian has lived most of his life in the west country. After living in Devon for over 30 Years he has recently settled in St Ives, West Cornwall. Now concentrating on playing fingerstyle acoustic guitar and song in solo live performances and recording, he is also an active guitar teacher, giving lessons in the St. Ives area and west Cornwall. Adrian Vranch Stormy Eyes . One-to-one guitar lessons are individually tailored to the needs of the learner from all ages, from all levels of experience and in a variety of tunings (standard or open tunings). Finger picking styles and slide can be covered.- See more at: http://www.adrianvranch.co.uk/aboutAdrianVranch.html#sthash.il4TDMAS.dpuf