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Feb 12, 2014 - SW day 2

Day two took us out to the Minack theatre – around the corner from Lands’ End is this amazing Theatre. Originally built to increase the ability for Rowena Cade to host larger productions than just the family ones, from the age of 38 until almost 90 when she passed away this incredible woman built, changed and rebuilt this immense dedication to the theatrical arts. It is built right on the edge of the cliff face near her home, built almost entirely from what she could find or scavenge from surrounding land and the beach below, learning her...

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Sep 19, 2012 - Old mine, Lands End and theatre by the sea

A busy day today. We headed south and west towards Lands End. Our first intended stop was going to be St Ives but we could not find a car parking space so we headed further along the coast through moorlands to the small village of Zennor. In 1916 D.H. Lawrence came to live in the village with some friends with the intention of developing a writer’s community. His friends did not stay but Lawrence stayed and wrote “Women in Love”. From the village we took a short walk to the sea and Zennor Head before we got back on the road along the...

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