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If you think you know your Brown Willy from your Carn Brea, then Kernow King wants you down at The Acorn in Penzance on Friday, April 19.

For the Cornish raconteur and yarn spinner best known for his stand up show and humorous short films, will be seeking to crown the king of Cornish knowledge

The Cornish Quest 2013 Cornish Quiz will feature questions from a variety of topics to test you on how well you know Cornwall.

Organiser Jane Howells said: “We’re planning an evening of entertainment from Cornwall’s top comedian combined with a chance for people to find out more about Cornwall’s history.

“There’ll be a picture quiz, questions about Penzance, Cornish history and general knowledge – all to find out how much you know about Cornwall. However, with Kernow King, aka Ed Rowe, as master of ceremonies those attending can expect plenty of comedy and laughter.”

The night seeks to raise money for Cornish Quest; an educational charity formed to encourage the study of Cornish history and Cornish culture.

The goal of Cornish Quest is to provide educational resources to people of all ages, but especially to children and young people of secondary school age. Its recent projects include providing every secondary school in Cornwall with the Cornish Quest Reference Pack – 14 authoritative books on Cornish history and setting up a book bursary scheme for students of the Institute of Cornish Studies at Tremough.

Kernow King said: “I think we’re brilliant in Cornwall for all our wonderful cultural stuff. I’m keen to encourage more people to find out about Cornish culture and history.”

Archie Browns Health Food Shop sponsors the event and there will be generous prizes for the winners.

Tickets are now on sale, priced £6 from the Cornish Riviera Box Office on 01726 879500; The Acorn, Penzance; Welcome to West Cornwall, Penzance Train Station; Penzance (at the train station), St Ives Visitor and Information Centre and online HERE

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