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Mike O’Connor
Lyngham House,
St Ervan,
Wadebridge,
PL27 7RT
01841 540042
07774 257545
mb@lyngham.co.uk

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Gig List
N.B. Mike's past performances with Cornwall Songwriters are listed on the pages for 'Cornish Lads'


20 Nov 2017 2.30 Newquay Old Cornwall Society (Cornish Music in late C18)
17 Nov 2017, Songs and Stories, Hayle Daycare Centre, 1300
8 Nov 2017, Town & Country talk (Mike)
5 Nov 2017, Lowender Peran
Sep 2017, tba, Padstow Memory Cafe
8 September, Columba Centre, St Columb c 9pm Crying the Neck celebrations
24 August 2017, Wadebridge Town Hall, 8 pm Causely Concert.
19 August 2017, St Columb Concert - Columba Centre 7.30 pm.
1 Aug 2017, St Ervan Poetry Evening
15 July 2017, St Sidwell Concert, Laneast Church
8 July 2017, Private Engagement, North Cornwall
28 June 2017, Padstow Sailing Club talk (Mike)
24 June 2017, Federation of Old Cornwall Societies Summer Festival, Padstow
17 June 2017, Causley Society Concert
26-29 May, Bude & Stratton Folk Festival
12 May 2017, Wessex Acoustic Club
6 May 2017, Odysseus Dreaming (1), SfS Gathering, Plymouth University
8 April 2017,  Bude Follies, Falcon Hotel, Bude
24 March 2017, Music of Poldark, Pencarrow House
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2 Dec 2016, Songs and Stories, Hayle Daycare Centre, 1300
28 Nov 2016, Storytelling Conference, Warwick University 1230 (Mike)
26 November 2016, Federation of Old Cornwall Societies Winter Festival, Saltash Methodist Hall, 1330
12 Nov 2016, Poldark Event for the Stroke Associsation, St Agnes Methodist Hall, 1930
7 Oct 2016, Poldark Event, Cowslip Workship, Launceston,
15 Sep 2016, Return to Lyonesse (25), Summerlands Festival, Mr Rook's Speakeasy, Frome
12 Sep 2016, Crying the Neck, Trembleathe Barton & St Ervan
10 Sep 2016, Atlantic Hotel, Poldark Event (Mike & Barbara)
3 Sep 2016 Private engagement, Bolventor (Mike)
25 Aug 2016, Private engagement, Trevenna Farm, St Neot (Mike & Barbara)
21 Aug 2016, St Sidwells, Feast Day stories and music (Mike  & Barbara)
2 Aug 2016, St Ervan Poetry Evening, various appearances
26 Jul 2016, Man Engine visits Liskeard, Storytelling (Mike & Barbara)
25 Jul 2016, John Knill Ceremony, St Ives (Mike)
24 Jul 2016, Bude Heritage Day, Storytelling (Mike)
19 Jul 2016, St Mawgan Church, Flower Festival Concert (Mike & Barbara) one of three acts
19 Jul 2016, St Merryn School, Storytelling (Mike)
13 Jul 2016, Kennall Vale School, Storytelling (Mike)
29-20 May 2016, Bude & Stratton Folk Festival, occasional performances
22 Apr 2016 Prospero to Poldark, Storytelling Sidmouth, (just Mike)
15 Apr 2016, Songs and Stories, Hayle Daycare Centre.
1 Apr 2016 Bude Follies (part of a cast of thousands!) Falcon Hotel, Bude
13 Mar 2016 Return to Lyonesse (24), Private Event, Gwithian Towans
5 Mar 2016 Grand Poldark Ball, Atlantic Hotel, Newquay
5 Mar 2016, St Piran's Lunch Concert, Cowslip Workshop and Restaurant, Launceston
20 Feb 2016, Return to Lyonesse (23), Stories in Hope, Blackheath

16 Jan 2016, Wassail, Cowslip Workshop and Restaurant, Launceston
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5 December 2015, Music of Poldark Supper Concert, Cowslip Restaurant, Launceston
20 November 2015, 8.15 pm, Wimborne Acoustic Club, Blandford Forum
14 November 2015 7.30 p.m. Music of Poldark Concert, St Columb Church
13 November 2015, Clotted Cream Concert!, Falcon Hotel, Bude
7 November 2015, Music of Poldark Concert, Tregadillet Church Hall
23-25 October 2015 Storytelling Weekend with Taffy Thomas, Halsway Manor (just Mike)
18 October 2015, 10 a.m. Music of Poldark Concert, Lowender Peran, Atlantic Hotel, Newquay
10 October 2015, 7.30 p.m. Music of Poldark Concert, Egloshayle Church, Wadebridge
6 October 2015, 2.30, Private Engagement, Deer Park Nursing Home, Holsworthy
3 September 2015, 7 p.m., Gorsedh Esedhvos Event, White Hart, St Austell.
28 August 2015, Wedding Party, Trebullett
20 August 2015 Return to Lyonesse, U3A Park House Centre, Bude (22)
11 August 2015, Incidental Music, St Ervan Poetry Evening
10 August 2015, Liskerret Centre Open Day, details tbd.
9 Aug 2015, noon - 1 p.m. Ruby Wedding Soiree, Falcon Hotel, Bude
8 Aug 2015, Arthurian Tales & Tunes, King Arthur's Halls, Tintagel
1 Aug 2015, Folk Concert, Clawton Church
25 July 2015, World of Poldark Concert, Laneast Church (sold out)
13 July 2015, TV shoot, Minack Theatre
30 June 2015, Storytelling Workshop, Sir Robert Jeffry's School, Landrake (just Mike)
29 May 2015, 7.30 pm, Concert Spot, Trelay in May, Trelay Community
24 April 2015, Storytelling Workshops, Weeth School (just Mike)
20 April 2015, Storytelling Workshops, Weeth School (just Mike)
1 April 2015, Bude Follies, Falcon Hotel Hotel, Bude
20 Mar 2015, Concert with Wadebridge MVC, St Columb Major church.
14 Mar 2015, South Brent Folk Club, South Brent Village Hall, Devon
11 Mar 2015, Cornish Saints and Sinners (stories), St Ervan church (just Mike)
5 Mar 2015, St Piran's Lunch Concert, Cowslip Workshop and Restaurant, Launceston
28 Feb 2015, Stories at Messy Church, St Eval Community Centre (just Mike)
 7/8 Feb 2015, Lecture: Music in Elizabethan Cornwall, CALH Conference, Kilburmie, Newquay (just Mike)
31 Jan 2015 ,Cornish Music Workshop and Concert, Lantwit Major (just Mike)
30 Jan 2015, Can Rag Kernow, Penventon Hotel, Redruth
17 Jan 2015, Wassail, Cowslip Workshop and Restaurant, Launceston

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10 Dec 2014 tba, Christmas Tales and Music, Perranzabuloe OCS, Perranporth VH.
5 Dec 2014, 1 p.m. Christmas Tales and Music, Hayle Visually Impaired Club
3 Dec 2014 Christmas Tales and Music, Bodmeyrick Residential Home, Holsworthy
28 Nov 2014, 8 pm, Everyman Folk Club,  Riverside Centre, Stratford St Andrew, Suffolk
17-19 Oct 2014, Give Voice Weekend, Halsway Manor, Somerset.
11 Oct 2014, 7.30 p.m., Tall Tales and Music, St Teath Parish Church.
26 Sep 2014, 8 p.m. Cornish Songs and Tunes, Tresmeer Hall
16 Sep 2014, 1230 p.m. C.F.W.I. Celebration Lunch, Carlyon Bay
13 Sep 2014, Music Hall, St Ervan Parish Hall,
5-7 Sep 2014, Concert Performances and Storytelling, Swanage Folk Festival
2 Sep 2014, from 2.30 p.m. Mazed Tales, App Launch Event, Liskeard Museum
16-22 Aug 2014, Whitby Folk Week, including Return to Lyonesse, 21.
12 Aug 2014, from 7 p.m., Incidental Music, St Ervan Poetry Evening
1 Aug 2014, 7.30 p.m. Return to Lyonesse, Laneast Church, 20
8 Jul 2014, Return to Lyonesse, St Austell Arts Theatre, 19.
26 Jun 2014, Private Engagement, Trevisker, Padstow.
16 May 2014, Return to Lyonesse, Parish Church, Chittlehampton, Devon, 18.
12 May 2014, Truro Mayor Making, incidental music.
6 May 2014 Tall Tales and Music, Bodmeyrick Residential Home, Holsworthy
13 Apr 2014, part of the Sarah Morgan Memorial Concert, Winchester Guildhall
12-13 Apr 2014, workshop at SfS Gathering, Pilgrim Hall, Uckfield, East Sussex
4 Apr 2014, 7.30 p.m., Return to Lyonesse, St Columb Major parish church, 17.
28 Mar 2014, Return to Lyonesse, Three Heads in a Well story club, Ewell, 16.
26 Mar 2014, Return to Lyonesse, Farnham Maltings, 15.
13 Mar 2014, Return to Lyonesse, Shepshed Watermill, Leics, LE12 9RP, 14.
5 Mar 2014, 1130 a.m., Tall Tales and Music, St Piran's Day Lunch, Cowslip Restaurant, Launceston
21 Feb 2014, 7.30 p.m., Return to Lyonesse, Callington Town Hall, 13.
11 Jan 2014, 7.30 pm, Music Hall, Tresmeer Village Hall
10 Jan 2014, 7.30 pm, Music Hall, Tresmeer Village Hall

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14 Dec 2013, 7.30 p.m., Maypoles to Mistletoe, Roche Victory Hall, (just Mike)
10 Dec 2013, 2 p.m., Christmas Tales and Tunes, Launceston W.I. Eagle House
6 Dec 2013, 1 p.m., Christmas Tales and Tunes, Hayle Visually Impaired Club
4 Dec 2013, 7.30 p.m., Philleigh Folk Club, Roseland Inn, Philleigh
29 Nov 2013, 7 p.m. Return to Lyonesse, St Cleer Church, sorry, gig cancelled
24 Nov 2013, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, St Madoc's Centre, St Madoc, Gower
23 Nov 2013, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, St Rhidian's, Llanrhidian, Gower
22-24 Nov 2013, Gower Cwtch, Sessions, St Madoc's Centre, St Madoc, Gower
16 Nov 2013, 7 pm for 7.40, Old Time Music Hall, St Ervan Hall,
1 Nov 2013, 8 p.m., Return to Lyonesse, Word of Mouth Storytelling Club, Manchester, 12.
20 Oct 2013, 11 a.m., Cornish Music Workshop, Lowender Peran, Perranporth
19 Oct 2013, 1530, Droll a Dro, Lowender Peran, Perranporth
17 Oct 2013, 7 p.m., Return to Lyonesse, Lowender Peran, Perranporth, 11.
3 Oct 2013, 7.30 p.m. Return to Lyonesse, Landulph Festival, East Cornwall, 10.
26 Sep 2013, 7.45 p.m., Return to Lyonesse, Fold Arts Centre, Billericay, Essex, 9.
18 Sep 2013, 7.30 p.m., Return to Lyonesse, Birmingham Storytelling Cafe, King's Heath, 8.
12 Sep 2013, 8 p.m. Bideford Folk Club, 'Next Door', Crabby Dicks, Bideford (Mike)
4 Sep 2013, 7.30 p.m., Return to Lyonesse, Esethvos Kernow, Town Hall, Penryn, 7.
27 August 2013, from 7 p.m., Incidental Music, St Ervan Poetry Evening
23 August 2013, 7.30 p.m. Folk Club Appearance, Wadebridge Folk Festival Event, Churchill Bars.
24 August 2013, 3.45 pm, Return to Lyonesse, Wadebridge Folk Festival Event, Town Hall, 6.
7 August 2013, 8.30 p.m. Return to Lyonesse, Bath Inn folk Club, Penzance, 5.
31 July 2013, 2 p.m., Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Deer Park, Holsworthy, Devon
21 July 2013, 2 p.m. Original and Cornish Music, Festival at the Edge, Much Wenlock
20 July 2013, 1045 p.m. Return to Lyonesse, Festival at the Edge, Much Wenlock, 4.
20 July 2013, 2 p.m. Return to Lyonesse, Festival at the Edge, Much Wenlock, 3.
10 July 2013, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Altarnun Twinnng Association, Village Hall, Altarnun
5 July 2013, 3 p.m., Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Falcon Inn, St Mawgan
2 June 2013, 6 p.m., CAZ Weekender Concert, The Exchange, Penzance (Mike is a Mentor)
24 - 27 May 2013, Bude Folk Festival, multiple appearances
20 May 2013, 1030 am, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, VisAbility, Redruth,
13 May 2013, Return to Lyonesse, Fowey Festival of Words and Music, 2.
10 May 2013, Return to Lyonesse, Preview performance, 1.
3 May 2013, MIND concert, Falcon Hotel, Bude, Mike is the MC.
23 Mar 2013, 7 p.m. Ship Inn Fowey, Tall Stories, (Mike)
5 Mar 2013, 1130 a.m., Tall Tales and Cornish Music, St Pirans Lunch, Cowslip Studio, St Stephens, Launceston
2 Mar 2013, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Callington OCS, St Piran's Supper, Callington Town Hall.
27 Feb 2013, 2.15 p.m. Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Deer Park, Holsworthy
16 Feb 2013, Bude Festival fund raiser Concert, Falcon Hotel, Bude.

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19 Dec 2012, Private Storytelling Function, Treworra Barton, Davidstow. Sorry event cancelled.
11 Dec 2012, 2.30 p.m., Cornish Christmas, Porthleven Old Cornwall Society, Porthleven Public Hall.
10 Dec 2012, 7.30 p.m., Cornish Christmas, St Columb Old Cornwall Society, Bowling Club.
8 Dec 2012, 1030 a.m., Cornish Christmas, Miners' Court, Redruth.
5 Dec 2012, 7.30 p.m., Cornish Christmas, Padstow Old Cornwall Society, Social Club.
1 Dec 2012, 8 p.m., Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Sheldon Centre. Sorry event cancelled.
30 Nov - 2 Dec 2012  Sheldon Centre, Dunsford. Saints & Sinners workshop. Sorry event cancelled.
16 Nov 2012, 8 p.m. Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Callington Town Hall.
10 Nov 2012, 7.30 pm, St Ervan Hall, Old Time Music Hall.
29 Oct 2012, 8.15-8.55 p.m, Concert Appearance, Thirsty Scholar, Penryn.
26 Oct 2012, Launceston Probus club ladies night.
 24 Oct 2012 Barley Folk, Liskeard. sorry, event cancelled.
21 Oct 2012, Lowender Peran, Ponsmere Hotel, Perranporth. (2 events)
15 Oct 2012, 1430, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Lawhitton Hall.
13 Oct 2012, 7.30 pm St Ervan Church Poetry Evening, music starts 7 pm. (nb new date)
6 Oct 2012, Private Storytelling Function, Treworra Barton, Davidstow (Mike)
5 Oct 2012, 1 p.m. Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Hayle Daycare Centre
 28 Sep 2012, 8 pm, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Nancegollan Village Hall.
22 Sep 2012, 7.30 pm, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, St Mawgan Community Hall.
8/9 Sep 2012 Swanage Folk Festival (3 events)
1 Sep 2012 Camelford Gorseth Concert.
18-25 Aug 2012 Whitby Folk Festival (10 events) (Mike)
4-5 Aug 2012 Wadebridge Festival (2 events)
20 June-11 July, Penryn College storytelling group (Mike)
16 June 2012, 6 p.m. private wedding function, St Merryn (Mike)
13 June 2012, private engagement, Truro (Mike)
11 June 2012, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, The Elms, Redruth, 1300 private performance for Visability
1-5 Jun 2012 Bude Folk Festival (5 events)
30 May 2012, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, The Elms, Redruth, 1300 private performance for Visability
29 May 2012, private engagement, Bodmin
14 May 2012, 7 pm, Mayor Making Ceremony, Town Hall, Truro.
11 May 2012, 5.30 pm, Concert for Smiley Happy People, Launceston
5 May 2012, Clovelly Festival, evening concert
8 Apr 2012, concert, Falcon Hotel Bude.
27 Mar 2012 7 p.m. St Mawgan Local History Group Lecture. (Mike)
10 Mar 2012, Pagan Federation Annual Gathering, Penstowe Manor. (Mike)
 26 Feb 2012, 7.30 p.m., Dreamers' Folk Club, Four Lanes.
25 Feb 2012, 7.30 p.m. Egloskerry Village Hall, Launceston
10 Feb 2012, 1030 a.m. Friends Lecture, Cotehele House.  (Mike)
  21 Jan 2012, 7.30 p.m., Concert, Tresmeer Hall, Launceston.
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14 Dec 2011, 7.30, Concert, Launceston OCS, Eagle House Hotel.
7 Dec 2011, 9-10 p.m.  Roseland Probus Club Supper, The Barn, Trelissick
20 Nov  2011, 3 p.m., Launceston Strings Concert, Minstrels Music Centre, Canworthy Water,
12 Nov 2011, Federation of Old Cornwall Societies Winter Festival, Liskeard Public Rooms. tbc
29 Oct 2011, Folk Night, St Ervan Hall.
 16 Oct 2011, Cornish Music Workshop, Lowender Peran, Ponsmere Hotel, Perranporth.
15 Oct 2011, Concert, Lowender Peran, Ponsmere Hotel, Perranporth.
8 Oct 2011, Private function, Truro City Hall.
23 Sep 2011, 7.30, Imravoe  St. Michael's Church, Church Street, Ewell.
17 Sep 2011, Private engagement, Splat, Launceston,
10 Sep 2011, Tristan and Iseult, St Finbarrus, Fowey.
3 Sep 2011, Gorsedh Kernow
  24 Aug 2011, 7 p.m., Poetry and Cornish Music, St Ervan Church, Wadebridge.
7 Aug 2011, National Trust Family Day, Lansallos Beach. tbc
6 July 2011, BBC Radio 4 recording, Zennor.
5 July 2011, 7.30, Concert Kernow/Breton, Altarnun Village Hall.
14 June 2011, 8.15, Ringwood Folk Club, Elm Tree Inn, Ringwood.
11 June 2011, 2 pm, Concert, Celtic Festival, St Columba's House, Maybury Hill, Woking.
5 June 2011, 2 p.m. Truro Cathedral, Civic service. Passmore Edwards celebraton.
4 June 2011, 8 p.m., Concert, Causely Festival,  Jericho's Brasserrie, Launceston.
27-30 May 2011, Folk Festival, Falcon Hotel, Bude
23 May 2011, 8 pm, Grand Union Folk Club, Soar Bridge Inn, Barrow upon Soar, nr Loughborough.
22 May 2011, 2pm  & 8.15 pm, Story Workshop and Performance, Shepshed Watermill, LE12 9RP
16 May 2011, 7 pm, Mayor Making Ceremony, Town Hall, Truro.
15 May 2011, 2 pm, Lost Music of Cornwall, Du Maurier Festival,  Fowey Town Hall.
14 May 2011, Fox and Hounds, Bridestowe,
12 May 2011, 8.30 p.m., Maidenhead Folk Club, 'Seven Stars', Knowl Hill.
10 May 2011, 8.30 pm, Chichester Folk Club, The Four Chesnuts, 234 Oving Road, Chichester.
10 May 2011, Special commissionm noon, HMS Victory, Portsmouth.
7 May 2011, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, St Tudy Church.
7 Apr 2011, History Conference, Lecture and performance, Cornish Studies Centre, Redruth.
23 Mar 2011, Guest concert appearance, St Michael's, Newquay.
20 Mar 2011, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Bristol Hotel, Newquay.
12 Mar 2011, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Tresmeer Hall.
12/13 Mar 2011, Songwriting Workshop, Falcon Hotel, Bude.
5 Mar 2011, St Piran's Day Concert, Mason's Arms, Camelford. 
21 Feb 2011, Musical Lecture, Rame History Group, Congregational Hall, Cawsand
11 Feb 2011, Fo'c'sle Folk Club, The Richmond Inn, Portswood.
9 Feb 2011, Imravoe,  Flying Donkeys Club, The Voice Box, Foreman St., Derby.
5 Feb 2011, Imravoe, Little Theatre, Padstow.
14 Jan 2011, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Irish Centre, Hammersmith.
5 Jan 2011, Concert, Philleigh Folk Club, The Roseland Inn, Philleigh.
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10 Dec 2010, Tall Christmas Tales and Cornish Music, Wesley Hall, Saltash.
30 Oct 2010, Folk Concert, St Ervan Hall, Wadebridge.
17 Oct 2010, Cornish Music Workshop, Lowender Peran, Ponsmere Hotel ,Peranporth
17 Sep 2010, Victorian Evening, St Clether Church, St Clether, Launceston.
30 Aug 2010 Concert, Wadebridge Folk Festival, Wadebridge Town Hall.
29 Aug 2010, Cornish Music Workshop, Wadebridge Folk Festival, Wadebridge Town Hall.
18 Aug 2010, Poetry and Cornish Music, St Ervan Church, Wadebridge.
25 Jul 2010, Concert, Folk on the Moor The Westward Inn, Lee Mill, Ivybridge.
17-19 Jul, Tall Tales, Festival at the Edge, Much Wenlock, Shropshire
5 Jun 2010, Concert, Lewes Folk Club, The Elephant and Castle, Lewes.
28-31 May 2010, Bude Folk Festival, Falcon Hotel, Bude.
17 May 2010, Cornish Folk Tales book launch, Du Maurier Festival, Fowey
2 Apr 2010, Concert, Penrose Chapel, Wadebridge.
10 Mar 2010, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Flying Donkeys Club, The Voice Box, Foreman St., Derby.
22 Jan 2010, Concert, Bude Folk Club, Falcon Hotel, Bude.
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11 Dec 2009, Tall Christmas Tales and Cornish Music, Wesley Hall, Saltash
3 Dec 2009, Tall Christmas Tales and Cornish Music, Lawrence House Museum, Launceston
24 Oct 2009, Concert St Ervan Hall, Wadebridge
15 Oct 2009, Concert, Lowender Peran, Ponsmere Hotel, Perranporth
30 Sep 2009, Concert, Penzance Folk Club, Admiral Benbow, Penzance
3 Sep 2009, Concert Cruise, Enterprise Cruises, River Fal.
19 Aug 2009, Poetry and Cornish Music, St Ervan Church, Wadebridge
12-6 Aug 2009, Bideford Folk Festival,
2 Aug 2009, Concert, Gig-on-the Green, Boscawen Park, Truro
25 Jul 2009, floor spot, Pack o' Card, Coombe Martin
17-19 Jul 2009, Of Gods and Men, Festival at the Edge, Much Wenlock, Shropshire
30 May 2009, Bude Folk Festival
29 May 2009, Penrose Fair
29 Apr 2009, Concert, Poltair School, St Austell.
17 Apr 2009, floor spot, Bodmin Folk Club.
25 Mar 2009, floor spot, Barley Sheaf Folk Club, Liskeard.
24 Jan 2009, Tall Tales and Cornish Music, Lanvean Orchard, St Mawgan.
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15 Nov 2008, Tristan & Iseult,  & Cornish Music, Morvah Schoolhouse
1 Sep 2008, Tristan & Iseult, Dehwelans, Looe Guildhall