CALH Events

16 May (Weds) – Members Day Out – Boconnoc Estate, led by Dr Catherine Lorigan. Introducing her new book on the history of the estate and a tour of the house, church and grounds. Booking form on-line under events

6 June (Weds) – Members Day Out – St Tudy – Led by the St Tudy History Group, beginning the tour in the Clink. Booking form on-line under events

19 July (Thurs) - CALH Committee Meeting - Church of St Augustine of Hippo, Woodland road, St Austell PL25 4RA

31 July (Tues) – Members Day Out – Launceston – Led by the Launceston History Group, the day will include visits to places of interest within the town. Booking form on-line  under events

29 September (Sat) - Members Day Out - Penzance -A day organised by Local Historians and will be based at the Morrab Library with talks in the morning, lunch in the Jenner Room and a choice of visits in the afternoon. More details and the booking form on the events page when available. 


4 October (Thurs) - CALH Committee Meeting - St Augustine Hippo, Woodland Road, St Austell - 4:45 pm

13 October (Sat) - CALH Autumn Conference - Artists and Authors with Cornish Connections. Speakers will discuss William Titcomb, William Golding, Charles Dickens, Turner and others. Complete details and booking form on the Events page when available.  Kilbirnie Hotel, Newquay.

8,9,10 March 2019 (Fri-Sun) - CALH Spring Conference and AGM - Conference theme - "The Great War" - Details and sign up sheet on Events page when available. Kilbirnie hotel, Newquay

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Kresen Kernow

 To keep up with progress on the new Kresen Kernow centre, paste this link into your browser:

www.cornwall.gov.uk/kresenkernow, .

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Cornwall Record Office

Schedule:

8-11 May (Tues-Fri) –Closed for Collection works

2June (Sat) - Saturday Open Day 10 to 4

5-8 June (Tues-Fri) – Closed for Collection Works

3-6 July (Tues-Fri) – Closed for Collection Works

7-9 August (Tues-Fri) - Closed for Collection Works

1 Sept (Sat) - Saturday Open Day - 10-4

4 September - Closed for move to Kressen Kernow. 

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  If you’re interested in Cornwall in the First World War, why not visit www.100firstworldwarstories.co.uk? A collaborative project across 83 Cornish archives, museums, galleries and heritage sites, it tells a wide range of stories linking to the conflict, including that of Joseph Akester, a Truro School pupil who was inspired to become a pilot after seeing aviator Henri Almet flying his plane over Truro. 

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Cornish Studies Library - Redruth

There will be a free service on historic transport operating between Kresen Kernow (at the former Redruth Brewery site), the Cornish Studies Library (drop off at the railway station), East Pool Mine, Tolgus Tin & Redruth Old Cornwall Society Museum (located at Cornwall Gold), Moseley Toy & Train Museum and other locations in the area - See more at: http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/kresen-kernow-at-the-former-redruth-brewery#sthash.8mgfbCiv.dpuf
There will be a free service on historic transport operating between Kresen Kernow (at the former Redruth Brewery site), the Cornish Studies Library (drop off at the railway station), East Pool Mine, Tolgus Tin & Redruth Old Cornwall Society Museum (located at Cornwall Gold), Moseley Toy & Train Museum and other locations in the area - See more at: http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/kresen-kernow-at-the-former-redruth-brewery#sthash.8mgfbCiv.dpufLate October - (start date to be announced) - "Archive Life Cycle - Death" - Looking for community contributions to this exhibition.

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Devon & Cornwall Record Society

28 April (Sat) - Desert Island Documents: A Celebration of the Archival Work in Cornwall of Christine Edwards - In conversation with Oliver Padel at the Cornwall Record Office. Book by 14 April by sending a cheque for  £6 (£5 members) to Devon & Cornwall Record Society, The Cottage in the Hayes, Cheriton, Fitzpaine, Devon EX17 4JG. Refreshments follow talk.

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Trevithick Day

28 April (Sat) - Celebration of the Industrial Heritage of the Camborne Area - Days activities include:

10:15 am Bal Maidens and Miner's dance (Children)

2:15 pm Trevithick's dance

3:30 pm - Steam engines leave Basset Road for parade along main streets

Steam engines all day

Model exhibition - Parish church

Historic vehicles - Union street

Fun Fair - Rosewarne car park

School Arts competiton - Mason's Hall, Cross street

Music and Entertainment on 4 stages - 10 am to 5 pm

Park & Ride: Cornwall College (TR15 3rd Tolvaddon Road entrance) Buses provided by Cornwall Bus Preservation Society.

Further details at: www.trevithic-day.org.uk

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People of St Clether

5 May (Sat) - An Evening with Sabine Baring Gould and Thomas Hardy - Martin Graebe and his wife Shan present a program on Sabine Baring Gould and his connections with Cornwall. A speaker from the Thomas Hardy Society will present a talk on Thomas Hardy and his connections with Cornwall. Rosehip Barn, St Clether, Launceston, 7pm start. £7 charge per head. Contact Isabel at 01566 864333 to book or email "grimmark79@aol.com"

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Southeast Cornwall Museums Forum

3 June (Sat) - Family History Discovery Day - More than two dozen local and area history groups in one place available for free advice and assistance on family and other local history questions. Groups from all over Cornwall and west Devon attending. Free entry. Refreshments available. Liskeard Public Hall, West Street, Liskeard - 10 am to 3 pm

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St Kew Historical Society

10 May (Thurs) - Living Oral History- The Reminisces of Mary ‘Brom’ Bromfield District nurse and midwife St Kew Parish for many years (more deliveries than Santa). St Kew Parish Hall, 7:30 pm. Refreshments available. All welcome.

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Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

 

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Royal Institution of Cornwall

 

 

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Gorsedh Kernow

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