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

Spotlight on Newquay

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Affiliate Members

St Keverne History Society.


St Just & St Mawes

Heritage Group


Cornwall Heritage Trust


OCS Federation Events



Saturday 14th March 2020: Recorders’ Meeting at Kresen Kernow

For Details, click here  

Booking Form, click here

Saturday 13th June 2020: Centenary Celebration – venue to be confirmed (Banner Bearers)

Saturday 5th September 2020: Gorsedh Kernow (Banner Bearers)

Saturday 5th September 2020: Last day for receipt of AGM Nominations

Saturday 3rd October 2020: AGM / Autumn General Meeting at Lys Kernow  

Friday 30th October 2020: Winter Festival at Lowender Peran at Hotel Bristol, Newquay (Banner Bearers)

Thursday 17th December: Cornish Carol Service at Truro Cathedral (Banner Bearers)



 2021: Recorders’ Meeting  

 2021: Summer Festival (Banner Bearers)

2021: Gorsedh Kernow (Banner Bearers)

2021: Last day for receipt of AGM Nominations

 2021: AGM / Autumn General Meeting  

 2021: Winter Festival (Banner Bearers)



We wish you a warm welcome to the

Kernow Goth website

Kernow bys vyken

Find a Speaker Cornish Song Survey (Inst. Cornish Studies) Dialect Update, July 2019

Launch of Kernow Goth Interest Groups


Here are the links to the new Kernow Goth Interest Groups


Kernow Goth Interest Group - Brass Bands


Kernow Goth Interest Group - Soccer


If you are interested in coordinating further Cornish topics as a “Kernow Goth Interest Group” or wishes to discuss the project further please contact publicity@oldcornwall.net



A novel by Tony Mansell about the so-called English Civil War covering events in Cornwall and involving the Cornish Army.

Please click here to read it for free! Thank you Tony

St Ives Old Cornwall Society Celebrates first 100 Years!

To read the report of a wonderful evening, please click here

Also St Ives are offering Free Entry to their Museum to Old Cornwall Socities,

click here for information

In Search of Tywardreath

Date tbc - Chapel - Talk by historian  Oliver Padell 7pm

4th April - Village Hall - talk by Ainsley Cocks on Par Consols and Mining 7pm



Diary Dates

For details of your local Society, their programme and contacts, please click the link to their individual page, see below right

Recorders Day - Saturday 14 March


Don't forget to book by 27 February or you won't get a Pasty!

Holyer an Gof Publishers’ Awards Deadline at the end of February

For press release, please click here

Awards 2019, photograph, please click here