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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.

Six photographs

not stated

Privately printed

£150.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Paul Feiler

Andrew Lanyon

Andrew Lanyon

£500.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Ben Nicholson - The Years of Experiment 1919-39

Lewison, Jeremy

Kettle's Yard Gallery

£40.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Shoji Hamada - 1894-1978 Centenary Anniversary

Mashiko Committee for the Compensation of the 100th Anniverary of the Birth of Shoji Hamada

Mashiko Committee for the Compensation of the 100th Anniverary of the Birth of Shoji Hamada

£80.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

The Primitive Art of Bryan Pearce

Noszlopy, George

Taurus Artists

£125.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Twenty Years at St. Hilary

Walke, Bernard

Methuen/Devereux

£20.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Saint Priapus - An Account of Phallic Survivals wi...

McNeil Cooke, Ian

Privately Printed

£200.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

A Potter's Book

Leach, Bernard

Faber

£100.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

A Potter's Work

Leach, Bernard

Adams & Dart/Jupiter Books

£30.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Newlyn Copper - Arts & Crafts Copper Work in Newly...

Bennett, Daryl & Pill, Colin

Sansom & Company

£100.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Birds of the Cornish Coast

Penhallurick, R.D.

Bradford Barton

£12.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Cornovia - Ancient Sites of Cornwall & Scilly

Weatherhill, Craig

Alison Hodge

£35.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Pantomime Stew

Wootton, Brenda

Privately Printed

£20.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Never Sit Idle - Charles Eustace and his Brother J...

Kirk, David

Tony Sanders Gallery

£12.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Gwennap: A Descriptive Poem. In Seven Cantos.

Francis, William

Privately Printed

£120.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

The Land's End District: Its Antiquities, Natural...

Edmonds, Richard

Russell Smith

£65.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Mullyon: Its History, Scenery and Antiquities; Nar...

Harvey, R.G.

W. Lake

£75.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

A History of St. Ives, Lelant, Towednack and Zenno...

Matthews, John Hobson

Elliot Stock

£150.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Pictures of Horses and English Life

Munnings, A.J. Lindsay, Lionel (provides an appreciation)

Eyre and Spottiswoode

£1000.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Carew's Survey of Cornwall; to which are added, No...

Carew, Richard

(printed by) T Bensley

£250.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

First edition, first printing. Very good pamphlet.

Nance, Morton R

Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

£5.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Monographs on Metalliferous Mining History 5 - The...

Noall, Cyril

Bradford Barton

£60.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Monographs on Metalliferous Mining History 3 - Bot...

Noall, Cyril

Bradford Barton

£40.00

Offered by TIMKC Books

Mary Fedden - Enigmas and Variations

Andreae, Christopher

Lund Humphries

£100.00

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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