Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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The Organisation for those who love Cornwall

'Kuntellewgh an brewyon eus gesys na vo kellys travyth'

(Gather up the fragments that are left that nothing be lost)


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The Federation of Old Cornwall Societies is a  Registered Charity  No. 247283


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OCS Societies


Associate Members

OCS Federation Events


Saturday 7th April 2018: Recorders' Meeting - Memorial Hall, Wesley Buildings, Redruth from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Please respond by 1st April


30th June 2018: Summer Festival at Callington with a limit of 200 people


Saturday 6th October 2018: FOCS AGM at Lys Kernow


24th November 2018: Winter Festival at Bodmin


All members of OCS are entitled to attend these festivals and meetings



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OCS Recorders

Arguably the most important job in Old Cornwall.

Folk Songs & Music

Merv Davey  music@oldcornwall.net

(01208 831642)


Paul Phillips dialect@oldcornwall.net

(01326 573317)

Local History

Andrew Langdon  recorder@oldcornwall.net (01872 271382).

Place Names:

Position vacant


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What Societies and Society Members are doing to fulfil this fundamental principle

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Position vacant

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Mid-Summer Bonfires

(Surely there are more!)

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Gorsedh AWEN Ceremony

There has been a bit of confusion about the date of the AWEN Ceremony this year.

To clear things up, the AWEN Ceremony is taking place at Indian Queens Pit on Sunday 24th June starting at 11am..