Jonathan Ball MBE


Image courtesy of Jonathan Ball and

Will was joined in the studio on Wednesday by Jonathan Ball MBE and Co-founder of the Eden Project to talk about the Cornwall Invitational Gig Weekend which took place last weekend on Scilly for the men and two weeks before that for the ladies.

Jonathan, Jon, or Jonnie as you may know him by has been coming over to Scilly since the 60’s described the this years event as “Proper job” and "absolutely up to standard".

He’s well known as the co-founder of the Eden Project as well as a highly regarded writer, the Bard of Gorsedh Kernow for services to the RNLI and Surf Life Saving in Cornwall as well being awarded an MBE and the man with the whistle, orchestrating the singing during the week.

You can hear Will in Conversation with Jonathan Ball MBE below talking about this years event, it’s history and what the future holds for this annual event which is held in such high regards by so many people.