Jim Causley at the Opening of Charles Causley's House, 2014

EVENT: Charles Causley Trust Poetry & Music 12th March

Launceston Town Hall on Thursday 12th March 2015 saw a very special event to celebrate the 2014 Charles Causley Poetry Competition. The event saw winners of the competition take the stage with our former poets in residence Dr Alyson Hallett and Kathryn Simmonds. The night closed with a short set from Jim Causley, featuring Causley poems set to music from…


Open Days

Charles Causley’s House Open to the public during Charles Causley Festival 2015   Charles Causley’s House will be open for visitors during Charles Causley Festival 2015 Open every day Friday 12 to Sunday 14 June 2-5pm Free Admission Visit Charles Causley’s house, Cyprus Well, which will be open especially for the Festival.   Please Visit the Charles Causley Festival…

Charles Causley's Typewriter: "Blue", The Charles Causley Trust Artefact Archive, 2014

Poetry Competition Winners 2014

The Charles Causley Trust is delighted to announce the winners of the 2014 Charles Causley Poetry Competition, in aid of the upkeep and on-going programme of Writing Residencies and Literature events in the late poet’s house in Launceston, Cornwall. The competition closed in November 2014, and offered a top prize of £2000 with runners up prizes…


Jim Causley & Lukas Drinkwater

  Don’t miss Jim Causley & Lukas Drinkwater at Exeter Phoenix this month!  Find out more on the Phoenix Website “Jim and Lukas will be showcasing new material they are writing together, offering a 21st century perspective on traditional song. Five times BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominee Causley is renowned for his warm stage presence and…

Charles Causley at his desk

Charles Causley Poetry Competition Winners Chosen

The Charles Causley Poetry Competition is closed and the winners have been informed. Many thanks and very best wishes to all the poets who entered. The field was very strong. The prize winners have been chosen and informed in person, and will be announced in the New Year on our websites. Keep an eye on…


The Charles Causley Symposium

Falmouth University‘s Charles Causley Symposium is part of a larger project to raise the profile of Causley as both a regional and national poet, and as a central figure in British twentieth-century poetry – a poet who faced outwards from Cornwall while locating himself very much in the landscape of his life. The symposium is…

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EVENT: Christmas with Causley

Join The Charles Causley Society for a magical service of Christmas Carols and poems in the beautiful setting of St Thomas Church, on Tuesday December 2nd, at 7pm. The collection will be donated to the St Petroc Society for the homeless.