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The Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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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

If your event is not here, could it be because you haven't told us about it?

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

Useful Pages

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

Responses to

Tony Mansell please

excep twhere state otherwise

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 NZ Cornish Assoc Sept-Oct 2014 Pilchard Fishing


Can We Help?

Paul Phillips Directories Bendigo cemetery photos and burial list Sir Goldsworthy Gurney 2014 Winter Festival FOCS Calendar 2014-2016 Check out Malc's photos on facebook Richard Trevithick Emigration Information from John Jackett DEW VARDH Richard J Noall - 1930s Summer Festival 15 initial info Summer Festival 2015 booking form


We are always looking for more Cornish features

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11th April: Gorsedh Kernow Proclamation at St Austell

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

18th April: Cornwall Symphony Chorus**

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 May: Book Launch**

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 May: Jenner Evening at St Columb **

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

4th to 6th June: Royal Cornwall Show www.royalcornwall.co.uk

8th June: St Keyne Holy Well clean up - Liskeard OCS

12th to 14th June – Charles Causley Festival, Launceston http://charlescausleyfestival.co.uk/

12th to 14th June – International Sea Shanty Festival, Falmouth www.falmouthseashanty.co.uk

13th June – Murdoch Day, Redruth www.visitredruth.co.uk

19th to 28th June  – Galowan, Penzance www.golowan.org

20th June – West of England Bandsmen’s Festival http://www.buglebandcontest.co.uk/

21st June – Awen Ceremony at Carwynnen Quoit  http://www.gorsethkernow.org.uk/

St John’s Eve Bonfires

26th to 28th June – Golowan Maritime Festival, Penzance www.golowanmaritimefestival.co.uk

28th June to 4th July – Mevagissey Feat Week www.mevagisseyfeastweek.org.uk

Date tbc - An Gof Commemoration, St Keverne

30th June – Trelawny Day Pelynt


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Cornish Association of NSW Feb-March Bards at Carwynnen in 1948 MAGA Feb 2015 The Newlyn Fishing Riots of 1896 by Lamorna Spry Herbie Lean by David Oates George Lloyd by Phillip Hunt Carwynnen Quoit David Stark Mystery Jane Dunstan Rodda and Norah Ann Temby nee Moyle by Tom & Libby Luke AONB News St Piran Trust Copy of summer 2014 026

Canal Regatta - see more below

(C K Bones)

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 on the canals


(Chris Bones)

Probus Church The Mount (KG) Wheal Peevor Redruth - Terry K St Hilary Church - Terry K Speakers Speakers St Piran's Celebrations 2015 Southern Sons of Cornwall March 2015 Cornwall Int MVC Festival

Taves an Tir March 2015

22nd May Jenner Evening Ballarat March-April 2015 Books which may be of interest 1st May Book Launch at St Austell Dove Family Memorial 18th April Cornwall Symphony Chorus