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Meur ras!

Your words and images give prominence to our landscape, our heritage, our community, and its unique ability to affect people when they visit.

Although unique to you all, it is your heartfelt connection to the Tin Coast that is the one thing we all have in common and the one feeling we would like each and every visitor to leave with.

Here you all are…and here is our thanks:

Our photographers

Perran Tremewan whose wanderings and patience has helped capture our diverse landscape and local story tellers.

Jack Hicks, Jackosapien whose knowledge of the Tin Coast wildlife has captured some truly magnificent moments.

Sam Breeze, Flux Kernow whose captured the world according to Geevor Tin Mine.

St Just Camera Club with a vast wealth of experience in both photography and life on the Tin Coast.

To the resource that is Unsplash with particular thanks to Simon Godfrey, Grant Richie, Hannah Sutherland and Diana Parkhouse.

Our artists, illustrators and designers

Angela Annesley whose hand printed woodcuts you find illustrating each section of this website speak to the wild and windswept landscape of West Penwith.

Keith Sparrow who might quite possibly be the quickest illustrator we have ever met.

Venn Creative and the collective talents of what can only be said to be the most patient, insightful, ideasy, engaging, professional and up for collaboration (in a big way) design and brand agency, ever!


Our words

Those who live and work on the Tin Coast from which every conversation and snippet of insights have shaped the way we speak and the words we use, all of which are theirs, just woven together in many ways throughout this website.

Manda Brookman of CoaST One Planet Tourism who crafted our Visitor Charter from these conversations.

Mark Trevethen and Loveday Jenkins from Cornwall Council’s Cornish Language Team for your generous translations and ideas for the future. Meur ras!

Hazel from Peppy Media for helping us find our voice and keeping our copy on track.

Claire and the Stranger Collective who showed us our tone, the ‘granite and rainbow’ in each and every unique voice.


Our film, sound recordings and featured folk

To those who were born to, and drawn to, the Tin Coast, who came together to share their stories, totally unscripted. And to Gareth and the team at Soundview Media, for their patience and skill recording and producing these stories.

A Remarkable People
Ben Vavrecka from Café Dog & Rabbit and Daisy Gibbs, local Councillor and community person with many, many hats. Shelley, Ian and Gary from the Bosavern Community Farm team.

Thousands of Years of Letting the Cows Get Out
Mother and daughter farming duo, Lisa & Ursula Guy, Higher Keigwin Farm and Laura Ratcliffe-Warren, Archaeologist for Penwith Landscape Partnership.

Crib or Croust? Here we Say Mossel
Matt Burford from Count House Café  at Geevor Tin Mine and Loveday Jenkin Cornwall Council’s Cornish Language Team and Penwith Landscape Partnership.

Deep in Time, Land and Spirit
Ex-miners from Geevor Tin Mine Colin McClary, Mick McArdle & Geoff Tresider.

An Astonishing history
Delia Webb and Anita & Zoe, descendants of Levant Mine disaster and Karen Pirie, the voice behind the Cornwall Woman podcast.

Stored with Moth and Rust Destroy
Mary Ann Bloomfield, Manager of The KnutSkuffuffle dancer Isobel Bloomfield, James Breslin from National Trust and Chair of Lafrowda Festival, Richard Francis.

Where Sea and Sky Collide
Local artist Angela Annesley and Yew Tree Gallery owner Gilly Wyatt Smith.

An Uncommon Place
Local residents and captivating storytellers David & Phillipa James, Des Hannigan and Matt Retallick.

Wild Skies
Archaeoastronomy Cornwall‘s Carolyn Kennett and Richard Saynor, NCI Cape Cornwall Station Manager