Venues and Dates
Commissioned by the World Heritage Site Cultural Events Programme
Players and Songwriters
Openshaw, singer, songwriter and guitarist from the Lizard was a member
of Conwall Songwriters for 7 years, and in Cornish Lads played the role
of 'The Old Miner'. Sadly Ron died on 22 May 2010. His death has deeply
saddened us all. We remember with great affection his gentle
humour and warm friendship. The show continues, but not without
- Jon Heslop became well known during
the miners strike of 1984 through his song Old
- Roger Bryant, the man who wrote
the song Cornish Lads.
- Lucy Burrow, joined the team for Unsung Heroes, is a powerful and experienced writer and
- Kevin Burrow, joined Unsung Heroes as an understudy, and is now writing some very effective songs.
- Di Franklin, newest member of the team is both singer and songwriter.
- Mike O'Connor is a well known
fiddle-player, accompanist and story-teller, and a writer
of powerful songs.