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Event Information

New for 2022, the St Ives fair is being held in the famous Porthmeor Artist Studios overlooking Porthmeor beach.

The fair takes place over the last 2 days of the St Ives September Festival and the dozen or so exhibitors will be bringing a wide range of books, with many art and Cornish titles.

There is no food available on site, but there are many cafes, pubs, pasty shops and restaurants a few minutes away.
 
There is full disabled access (though there is no disabled parking within about 300 yards)

ADMISSION FREE.

By clicking here you can find a map of the area and how to find the studio as well as the local car parks.

Thank you to Porthmeor Studios for supplying the image.

Key Details

Time & Date 23rd September 2022, 10:00 - 16:00 24th September 2022, 10:00 - 16:00

Venue Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1NG

Organisers Tim Kendall-Carpenter, TIMKC Books Tel: 01736 365955 Email: tim@timkcbooks.com

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Travel Information

Parking

Limited parking nearby. Visitors are encouraged to use the rail park and ride from St.Erth or to drive to the long term Trenwith car park and then use the bus park and ride (which conveniently terminates close to the Porthmeor Studios)

Train

St. Ives, 10 minute walk away

Bus

10 minute walk away

Driving

From the A30 at Hayle, either follow the signs to St. Ives or follow the signs to the rail park and ride at St. Erth Station

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Highlights

If you are thinking of attending this fair, why not have a look at some of the books recommended by some of the Members who will be there.

Fallback item for books

UNION STREET

Charles Causley (with a Preface by Edith Sitwell)

Rupert Hart-Davis

£18.00

Offered by Geoff Cox Books

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VIEWS OF CAMELFORD & DISTRICT

None stated

Wakefield & Sons

£20.00

Offered by Geoff Cox Books

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THE HISTORIES OF LAUNCESTON AND DUNHEVED (First Ed...

Richard Peter & Otho Bathurst Peter

W Brendon & Son (Plymouth)

£50.00

Offered by Geoff Cox Books

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THE VIKINGS LANDING AT ST. IVES (Jig-Saw)

Percy F S Spence

Great Western Railway

£30.00

Offered by Geoff Cox Books

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WRECK AND RESCUE ROUND THE CORNISH COAST (3 volum...

Cyril Noall and Graham Farr

D Bradford Barton

£45.00

Offered by Geoff Cox Books

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MAGNA BRITANNIA VOLUME THE THIRD CORNWALL

Rev. Daniel Lysons & Samuel Lysons

T Cadell & W Davies (London)

£190.00

Offered by Geoff Cox Books

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THE TIN STREAMS OF WENDRON

Justin Brooke

Twelveheads Press

£16.00

Offered by Geoff Cox Books

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A HISTORY OF TIN MINING AND SMELTING IN CORNWALL (...

D B Barton

D Bradford Barton

£22.00

Offered by Geoff Cox Books

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MINING IN CORNWALL - CAMBORNE TO REDRUTH

L J Bullen

Landmark Publishing

£18.00

Offered by Geoff Cox Books

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EXPLORING CORNISH MINES (4 Volumes)

Kenneth Brown & Bob Acton

Landfall Publications

£65.00

Offered by Geoff Cox Books

Paul Feiler

Raeburn, Michael

Lund Humphries

£35.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Terry Frost - A Painter's Life

Bristow, Roger

Sansom & Company

£30.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Peter Lanyon's Construction for St. Just

Lanyon, Andrew

Andrew Lanyon

£600.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Joan Gillchrest (1918-2008) A Life in Pictures

Mitchell, Gill

Wren Gallery

£75.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Roger Hilton - The Figured Language of Thought

Lambirth, Andrew

Thames and Hudson

£350.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Peter Lanyon - At the Edge of Landscape

Stephens, Chris

21

£100.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Rachel Nicholson

Wilkinson, Alan

Sansom & Company

£50.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Breon O'Casey

Fallon, Brian & O'Casey, Breon

Scolar Press

£250.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Britain's Art Colony by the Sea

Val Baker, Denys

George Ronald

£75.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Blue Drummer

Segal, Hyman

Privately Printed

£75.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Facial Portrait

Segal, Hyman

Privately Printed

£75.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Notebook

Segal, Hyman (assumed)

Privately Printed

£75.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Hiter, Stalin and A.N. Other

Segal, Hyman

Privately Printed

£75.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Oiled Bird

Segal, Hyman

Privately Printed

£75.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Fair Exhibitors

If you would like to see which Members will be at this fair, you can browse through them all below. Just select the letter their name starts with and click their name to see their specific page.

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Guest Exhibitors

We are pleased to announce that we will have some special guests at this fair! Have a look at who they are.

Geoff Wilson
Local author.

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Kelvin Hearn
Local bookseller.

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Sam & Ali Bassett
Local artists.

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