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The full list of events has been announced for the St Ives September Festival events taking place at the Guildhall, the main festival venue.

Tickets are available now online here and from tourist information centres throughout Cornwall.

What’s On

September 12: Opening night with folk music Icon Martin Carthy and his twice Mercury-nominated daughter
Eliza. 8pm.

September 13: Steve Harley — the original Cockney Rebel — and his acoustic band, who released their critically acclaimed album Uncovered in February. 8pm.

September 15: Henry ‘My Dear Old Thing’ Blofeld, who hung up his microphone in 2017 after 50 years commentating on international cricket, with an evening of anecdotes. 7.30pm

September 16: The Rev Richard Coles talks about his journey from 1980s Top of the Pops to present-day Church of England priest, radio broadcaster, and TV panellist. 7.30pm

September 17: Cornwall bluegrass band Flats and Sharps return by popular demand, after wowing the 2017 Festival. 8pm.

September 18: St Ives Entertains — a charity night for the St Ives Community Land Trust.

September 19: Alastair McGowan — The Piano Show. Combining his skills as master impressionist and comedian, with his new-found talent as a classical pianist.

Molly Hocking

September 20: Molly Hocking (pictured). The 2019 winner of The Voice brings her own show to her home town festival.

September 21: Martin Simpson, the folk and blues singer listed in Gibson Guitars’ top 30 acoustic guitarists of all time.

September 24: Fascinating Aida. Rated ‘Britain’s greatest cabaret trio’, Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson, and Liza Pulman bring their new show to St Ives.

September 25: Fleetwood Mac Songbook. A tribute celebration spanning more than 50 years of Fleetwood Mac’s music.

September 26: Pasadena Roof Orchestra. Recreating popular dance band music from the 1920s and 30s, the orchestra brings the curtain down on the 2020 festival.