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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 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 John Passmore Edwards' first bequest

Can You Help?

Brass Bands and the Diaspora Past FOCS Presidents New Books which may be of interest Cornish Electronic Jigsaws Reflections of Trethurgy Spotlight on Newquay Malcolm McCarthy Mysteries August 2014 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 Perranzabuloe OCS Pilgrimage to St Piran's Oratory


Can We Help?

Paul Phillips Directories 1625 death in Preen near Falmouth Perranzabuloe OCS kicks the Pumpkin into touch 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 MAGA December 2014 Speakers for Old Cornwall Societies Richard Trevithick St Ives OCS 95th Anniversary Emigration Information from John Jackett 6th-7th March 2015 Celebrating 1,000 Years of Cornish Architecture Cornish Buildings Group Awards Cornwall Building Group Award entry form Kalendar Kernewek - St Piran's Day Events Holyer an Gof calls for more books 29th May Oak Apple Day at St Neot


This homepage is undergoing a bit of a spring clean.

Any comments or suggestions out there?

Projected completion date: Dreckly


Also, if you have a special interest or expertise and would like to make contact with others with a similar interest then please let me know and I will include you and your contact details in an off-line listing

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)

7th February Songs of Praise at the Oratory Wheal Peevor Redruth - Terry K

Wheal Peevor, Redruth (Terry Knight)


We are always looking for Cornish features

National Minority Ratification

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3rd Feb: Blaise Feast (St Blazey)


7th Feb: Songs of Praise at the Oratory **


8th February: St Kew Feast


9th Feb: St Ives Feast


12th Feb: Cornwall Music Service Trust Concert **


17th February: St Columb Hurling


22nd Feb: Porthleven Feast


28th Feb: St Columb Hurling


28th Feb: World Pasty Championships at Eden


Late February - Nickanan Night **


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 at National Maritime Museum **


7th March: AONB Annual Conference **


16th to 21st March: Cornwall Music Festival at Truro Methodist Church

More Information

St Piran Events


5th March:

9.30am: Falmouth from the Moor

10.15am: Penzance from top of causeway

11.00am: Bodmin

1.00pm: Truro from Waterfall Gardens

6.00pm: Launceston at Launceston Castle

6.00pm: Perranporth - arrival of st Piran on beach

7.00pm: Liskeard at St Martin's Parish Church

Cardiff (no details)


6th March:

7.30pm: London (Kernow in the City)


7th March:

Redruth St Piran Festival


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 12th Feb - Cornwall Music Service Trust Concert