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'Kuntellewgh an brewyon eus gesys na vo kellys travyth'
(Gather up the fragments that are left that nothing be lost)
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23rd to 28th November Camborne Band: “Brassed Off”
December: Tom Bawcock’s Eve at Mousehole
(John) Knill Ceremony
21st December: Montol Festival Penzance www.montol.info
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To Meet on Moonlit Nights
The Committee of Penzance Old Cornwall Society decided, on Thursday, to hold monthly meetings as usual and that these meetings shall be held on moonlight nights. Recently the society repainted the lettering of the inscription on the Dolly Pentreath monument at Paul and cleaned the granite. There were no fewer than 490 letters in the inscription, which includes a verse from the Bible in English and in Cornish.
(West Briton 2nd November 1939)
Why not tell other Societies what you are doing to "gather the fragments"?
For instance, at St Agnes they are recording past and present pubs, preaching houses, road names, coastguard activities and trying to find out a bit more about the famous Bolster Bank
Perranzabuloe OCS's pilgrimage to the Oratory
In a quiet moment of reflection is Chris Easton and Perranzabuloe OCS President Ron Holland,
Have you lost your banner pole?
Check with Ivor who picked up all sorts of stuff
Meur ras, Porthia...Splann
London Cornish (Affiliate members)