Mick Paynter delivers classes aimed at success in the four grades of the Kesva's examinations. The classes are held in the atmospheric Shore Shelter, one of the Fishermen's Lodges on Wharf Road, St Ives.
Mick became a bard of Gorsedh Kernow at Launceston in 2003 after succeeding in his 4th Grade exams (with distinction - gans bri). He was Deputy Grand Bard of Gorsedh Kernow from 2006 to 2009 and Grand Bard from 2009 to 2012. He has published several books of poetry in Kernewek.
The classes are:
Beginners Tuesdays 6.00pm -7.30
Grade 2 Tuesdays 4.30pm-6.00
Grade 3 Fridays 4.30pm-6.00
Advanced Tuesdays 7.30pm-9.00
Additional classes can be arranged on request.