ISTA presents...

Cornwall MS festival

May 3 - May 5, 2019

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Title

Paradise lost


Starting Point

At this festival we will explore how we respond to the negative impact we have had on our planet and what our responsibilities are regarding recreating what we have lost.


Out & About

Site specific


Inspiration

Environmental, literary, ethical


 

ISTA Event Coordinator

Tom


Venue

Eden Project Cornwall
Bodelva
Par PL24 2SG
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1726 811911

Host website


Important Information

The festival starts at 9:00am on Friday 3rd May 2019 and finishes late evening on Sunday 5th May 2019.

Visiting schools
Registration opens 1st March 2019.
Registration closes 15th March 2019.
Please note:
We advise that you have your group confirmed and all information collected prior to 1st March 2019.
Travel information will be required as part of the registration process this year. Please have travel details confirmed by the time the registration window closes.
All schools will need to arrive at the Eden Project by evening on Thursday 2nd May 2019 and may leave Monday morning 6th May 2019 (leaving hostels after breakfast). Please arrange international travel accordingly.

ISTA artists
ISTA artists will need to arrive on Wednesday 1st May 2019 in time for an evening meal and should plan on leaving the Eden Project Monday morning. Please arrange flights accordingly.
The ISTA Rep will arrive into Cornwall by Tuesday evening 30th April 2019 to spend Wednesday at the Eden Project on pre-planning.
Artist travel information is required by 15th March 2019.


Finances

Students
Registration fees
GBP £206 per student – member schools.
This includes the cost of an ISTA t-shirt.

Surcharges
GBP £20 Newquay airport/St Austell train station transfers.
GBP £192 accommodation and all meals (shared rooms for four nights).

Total per student
GBP £418 members.

Teachers/chaperones
GBP £97 – visiting non-member registration fee.
GBP £20 Newquay airport/St Austell train station transfers.
GBP £240 accommodation and all meals (single rooms for four nights).
GBP £12 ISTA t-shirt (optional).

Total per teacher/chaperone
GBP £272 members.
GBP £369 non-members.

Travel & Visas

All participants will fly into Cornwall’s Newquay airport or will travel from London Paddington to St Austell by train.
The journey time to YHA Eden and YHA Boswinger is approximately 50 minutes from the airport and 15-25 minutes from the train station.

Visiting schools

All schools are responsible for booking their own travel and visas for the festival.
All schools will be met by a representative from Summer Court Travel and taken to The Eden Project by private bus. Similar transport will be provided at the end of the festival

ISTA artists
ISTA artists are responsible for booking their own flights to the festival and will use our travel agency for this. Artist teams will be activated 12 weeks prior to the festival and your EC will talk you through the process for booking flights at the time of activation.
Artists are also responsible for ensuring they have the necessary visa to enter the United Kingdom.
ISTA artists will collected by a representative from Summer Court Travel and taken to the hotel by private taxi. Similar transport will be provided at the end of the festival.

Accommodation

All teachers/chaperones and students and will stay at the following two hostels:
YHA Eden Project
Eden Project
Bodelva
Par PL24 2SG
United Kingdom
Telephone: Tel: + 44 (0) 1629 592675
Hotel website

YHA Boswinger
Boswinger
St Austell
PL26 6LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0) 345 371 9107
Hotel website

There is free Wi-Fi at both hostels.
The journey from the YHA Eden to the Eden Project is approximately 5 minutes by land train and from YHA Boswinger is 30 minutes by private bus.

Visiting schools
Teachers/chaperones
Single rooms will be booked for visiting teachers and chaperones for the nights of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th May 2018 at one of the designated hostels.
ISTA will invoice schools for all accommodation costs at the time of registration.

Students
Students will stay in shared rooms at one of the designated hostel.
Where possible students will be placed in rooms with peers from their own school.
Accommodation will be booked for the nights of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th May 2018

ISTA artists
Single rooms will be booked for ISTA artists for the nights of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th May 2019 at the Porth Avallen Hotel near St Austell.
An additional night will be booked for the Rep who will arrive on the 30th April 2019.
Artists will be responsible for any miscellaneous costs during their stay at the hotel.

Meals

Visiting schools
Breakfast- provided on Friday, Saturday and Sunday plus a packed breakfast provided for Monday after the festival.
Lunches- three lunches provided Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Dinner- provided Friday, Saturday and Sunday plus an evening meal on Thursday 2nd of May for schools that arrive on time.

ISTA artists
All meals will be provided.


Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:

Dates

Starts on Friday 03 May at 09:00
Finishes on Sunday 05 May at 17:00 .

Venue

The Eden Project
Bodelva
Cornwall PL24 2SG
United Kingdom
Tel: + 44 (0) 1726811911
www.edenproject.com

Participants

• American International School of Johannesburg
• Atlanta International School
• Bilkent Laboratory and International School (Int)
• Gelisim Schools (Nat)
• International School of Ulm/Neu-Ulm
• International School Stavanger
• St John’s International School
• Takev Schools, Izmir
• Verdala International School
• Vienna International School