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Welcome to our Website


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)


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


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News & Reports


Tam Kernewek Summer 2014 New Museum at Wadebridge

If your event is not here then please tell me about it

CFHS - Cornwall's War History Online Kresen Kernow News - Summer 2014

The Federation of Old Cornwall Societies is working with the Institute of Cornish Studies to identify images in the Charles Woolf Slide Collection, held by the Library at the Penryn Campus.


Can you provide any details on the location, date or people featured in these images?


For Woolf images please contact Archivist Sarah C Jane on archives@fxplus.ac.uk

Unidentified Woolf images - June 2014

Useful Pages on this Website

Proper Job Kevren September 2014

Can You Help?

Brass Bands and the Diaspora Past FOCS Presidents Cornish Electronic Jigsaws Reflections of Trethurgy Spotlight on Newquay Tales & Sayings - Wm Robert Hicks The Trurra Parade - Bert Biscoe A Few Pomes and a Smidgen of Prose The Changing Room Music Cornish News Spring 2014 Mother goes shopping - David Oates Ode on the retirement of Dr McGovern - Bert Biscoe NZ Cornish Assoc Sept-Oct 2014 Pilchard Fishing


Can We Help?

Paul Phillips Directories Newquay OCS and Mawgan Porth Saxon Village Taves an Tir Cornish language project Bendigo cemetery photos and burial list Sir Goldsworthy Gurney 2014 Winter Festival FOCS Calendar 2014-2016 Check out Malc's photos on facebook Southern Sons of Cornwall Dec 2014 Speakers for Old Cornwall Societies Richard Trevithick Emigration Information from John Jackett 6th-7th March 2015 Celebrating 1,000 Years of Cornish Architecture Kalendar Kernewek - St Piran's Day Events Royal Geographic Society International Conference involvement DEW VARDH Richard J Noall - 1930s Ballarat January-February 2015 Summer Festival 15 initial info Summer Festival 2015 booking form


5th March - St Piran's Day (see Maga Kalendar Kernewek)


We are always looking for Cornish features

National Minority Ratification

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3rd March: Gunwallow Feast

5th March: St Piran’s Day ** (also, see sperate panel)

6th to 7th March: Celebrating 1,000 years of Cornish Architecture **

7th March: AONB Annual Conference **

16th to 16th March: Cornwall Music Festival at Truro Meth Church

17th March: St Piran Celebration - walk to King Doniert's Stone **

22nd March: BBC 1 - Songs of Praise from the Oratory

27th March to 5th April: Truro Festival of Art and Design

11th April: Gorsedh Kernow Proclamation at St Austell

17th to 19th April: Cornish Language Weekend at Newquay

25th April: Trevithick Day

25th April: A Traipse around Tregoney with St Goran OCS

25th to 27th April: Porthleven Food and Music Festival

29th April to 4th May: Cornwall Int Male Voice Choir Festival  

1st May – Padstow Obby Oss

2nd/3rd May - Saltash May Fair

St Agnes Bolster

St Agnes Victorian Fayre

1st to 4th May 2015 – World Gig Championships I of S

Church Service in Cornish for St Michael (Helston)

4th May - St Ives May Day

8th May – Helston Flora Day

9th to 16th May: Fowey Festival of Words and Music

9th May 2014 - Mayfest Callington

22nd to 24th May: Tunes in the Dunes Perranporth

29th May – Oak Apple day at St Neot

29th to 31st May: Bodmin Moor Poetry Festival


More Information

St Piran Events


Full Week:

St Agnes main street bedecked with St Piran's Flag



6th March:

7.30pm: London (Kernow in the City)


7th March:





8th March:

1.30pm: Gear Sands Perranporth (play and dunes walk)





Gorsedh Kernow marks a publishing milestone 7th March Cornwall AONB Annual Conference Cornish Association of NSW Feb-March Bards at Carwynnen in 1948 MAGA Feb 2015 Songs of Praise at the Oratory The Newlyn Fishing Riots of 1896 by Lamorna Spry Herbie Lean by David Oates George Lloyd by Phillip Hunt Gorsedh Kernow welcomes WI Centenary Baton WWI Underground Workers Redruth St Piran Celebrations go from Strength to Strength St Piran’s Day – Redruth Invitation Carwynnen Quoit David Stark Mystery Jane Dunstan Rodda and Norah Ann Temby nee Moyle by Tom & Libby Luke AONB News Books which may be of interest St Piran Trust 17th March St Piran Celebration to King Doniert Stone

Happy St Piran's Day

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Canal Regatta - see more below

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Copy of summer 2014 029 Copy of summer 2014 065 Copy of summer 2014 026 Gorsedh Kernow Do Something for Cornwall St Piran's Trust Appeal The Cornish are on the Up says the Grand Bard of Cornwall St Piran's Celebrations 2015