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JUNE 2018 News, JUBILEE POOL


We have moved on to Penzance Promenade. It's AMAZING!!!! And The Merryn Home here matching the one in Kenya, is ready for its first guests.. We love living here..swimming in Mount's Bay and The Jubilee Pool ..great children from Trythall school this week. Any spare moments ...get in touch...07748963085 ..or email better..please! THE JUBILEE POOL, Then, Now, To Come......has got off to a cracking start. A whole range of swimmers, historians and interested people meeting once a month to find out more..soo heartwarming, and such a great project. All due to Barbara Santi and her team at Awen. Looking back ...The 'In the Swim' poetry entries were on display in St. Mary's Church, at the bottom of Chapel Street. Linking two great communities Lido and church... again.. Thank you to all at the church for such great support. Thanks to The Carers Group,PZ.a group in COVERACK and THE OVER 50's FORUM. for recommending me...They heard about The JUBILEE POOL and my lovely LAND ARMY GIRLS. 'CoastLines' art and poetry in hand made books, with writer STEPH HAXTON and Artist SUE LEWINGTON. 12 writers and artists for 12 coastal months. An exhibition was in Morrab Library. Now into its second year and a postcard project as well THE LAND GIRL'S STORY went back to school with AWEN and NEWLYN SCHOOL too. The ST ENDELLION BOOK FESTIVAL was SUCH a success working with historian STEPH HAXTON. Please support the African charity School4Life.org C.B.S.M-kimilili which has the first MERRYN Home sponsored by Sara Kane, also we support C.H.E.C.K. in the same township, in Merryn's Memory. Thanks FI READ, her Women's Aid event at The Acorn, last year donated 200 to THE MERRYN HOME. Sorry to miss this year ...hard work paying off..well done Fi and team. The Sandy Gusset Project - Linking listed Lidos across Britain- knitters support Lidos around Britain ...particularly the 1935 Jubilee Pool in Penzance. THE LIDO CONFERENCE in PORTISHEAD was awesome. The Cornishman Awards ceremony..wonderful winners! Thanks for voting, I'm honoured! 'Be a Write Pirate'..and 'Poetry for the Pool' both brought worthy winners. Thanks to judges Tanya Gold and Gray Lightfoot. Sponsored flags for daughter MERRYN on Penzance prom, one year... BODELVA. performed at THE EDEN PROJECT by THE BOURNMOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 21 schools, 600 children playing and Angie, the narrator.. BODELVA also featured at The Five Islands school on the Scillies and BOSVIGO in Truro. PENRYN COLLEGE at TREBAH GARDENS hearing about TREBAH the giant. LUDGVAN School raised 1500 at their Sports Relief event and Heamoor School 400 for the Jubilee Pool. their reward ...a chat from Prince Charles! epic! Stories by Sarah Chapman and Lisa Jones of 'Storyworks'. LIZZIE BLACK and Angie made an ANIMATION film about the pool with ALVERTON gifted pupils. Lizzie's cards are wowing everyone. Hayle Heritage History Project : The story of KING TEUDAR, the lost king of Riviere. Welcome back King Teudar!!
2017 PIRATES Challenge! LAND GIRLS! POETRY SPACE !


The ART CARD PACK for all age writing workshops.. 28 cards for 8.95 inc p&p from angie@westcountrygiants.co.uk and see www.lapidus.org.uk See it on www.POETRYSPACE.co.uk In 2011 We took the Guinness record for PIRATES from Hastings, 8734 pirates raised 7583.96 for 3 charities. In 2014, 77 short of the 1400 plus pirates needed. And no, we didn't make the record this August ....but who needs records ?? The weekend was epic and everyone had a great time. The Newlyn Fish Fest was the best ever and locals and visitors all had a ball. DIGGING FOR MEMORIES The LAND GIRLS of Cornwall, on its 3nd. imprint, Cheques for 15.00 inc p+p. to A. Butler, 5 Regent Terrace, Penzance, Cnwll, TR18 4DW ring 01736 365513. WW2 weekend at Godolphin....tick! National Trust at Trengainton. tick! Newlyn School and Madron visits ..WONDERFUL! Pat Peter's ''Land Girls Gang Up' will be a lasting memory of Pat, from Old Pond or Angie for 8.95.including p+p. Angie's winning poems-www.poetryspace.co.uk
JUBILEE POOL: Cafe OPEN! JUMP IN community Projet!


The cafe is OPEN. Share the love of our Community Pool. Buy a SHARE check out www.jubileepool.co.uk to join us. The drill for the Hot Rocks Project is on hold ...but will be back. It looks AMAZING! What a future it will bring, not only for the pool but the town as well. Acclaimed film maker, MARTHA DIXON, followed Bournmouth Symphony Orchestra and Bodelva's every move at THE EDEN PROJECT...6.50 for a copy. Martha is now working wth me and AWEN on JUUMP IN an archive memories community project for the pool. joing us get in touch with me asap! angie@westcountrygiants.co.uk
-Discovery map- POP UP PENZANCE -Colouring books


POP UP PENZANCE ...Rachel and Maria, help improve our lovely town..! Thanks for The Man Engine Visit, Will Coleman, a great success! JEDNA HALL, an emerging artist picked for Pop Up's new PAINT PENZANCE initiative! The Discovery Map of Penzance! ... at The Welcome Centre.. A schools' pack conceived by Angie and written by Janet Gallie takes you on a guided tour around Penzance. Or go with Anna..www.tourguidepenzance. she knows everything there is to know .... French and English 'Giant' books for school Exchange projects, The perfect present.........and colouring in-we KNOW it's great. Angie was ahead of her time when she wrote them 20 years ago. ...and sudden interest in the Russian version...well I never !
Tremeneer Sculpture Gardens. Kenyan orphanage.


Ben Barrell's pebble sculptures in Newlyn Art Gallery garden in Merryn's Memory. Arts Council recognition was nice..! And now see them in Tremeneer Gardens. Cornish art and planting at its very best. The 'FIRST' Eatsome Project went to EDEN! St. HILARY C.P. and St. MARY'S Penzance, Angie made 2 books about eating, growing and being healthy. Illustrator ALEX HIGLETT from Pirrip Press. MERRYN'S MEMORY supports local projects in memory of Pete and Angie's daughter... get in touch. We supported the Pirate Challenge last year and Paint Penzance this year! Angie worked at Humphry Davy with pupils from all feeder schools, to produce AMAZING Poetry bookmarks. Phone to get one 01736 364942 or text 07748963085. The Kenyan orphange is called THE MERRYN HOME, and the MERRYN HOME in Penzance, on the Prom, will be free and available for all Merryn's friends and artists, writers and bereaved people needing a break. Check out Angie's two supported charities. CHECK and 'School4life. CBSM' in the township of Kimilili. N.W. Kenya. Angie hopes to go to teach next year. Sponsor a child's education ..so easy , so rewarding !