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The Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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Helston Old Cornwall Society

 

 

 

 

 

 

Founded: 1924

 

Colours: Green

 

Officers

 

President: Martin Matthews  01326 572340

 

Secretary: Mrs E Foreman  01326 574643

 

 

Treasurer: Mike Atkins  Chy-an-Vre, Gwealhellis Warren, Helston TR13 8PQ01326 561464

 

Membership Secretary: Mrs E Wood

 

 

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Programme

 

Meetings take place at 7.00pm at Hens Horn Court, Station Road, Helston on the first Wednesday

of each month from October to April, except in December and January, when the meeting will

be on the second Wednesday

 

 

Membership subscription is currently £5 per annum, payable on the first evening you attend

 

Non-members are welcome at any of the talks and are charged £2 per session

 

The £2 visitors fee is refundable if they then take out an annual membership

 

 

 

 

2014

 

Wednesday, 1st October.

The tenth Trevenen/Jenkin Lecture

"My Island Home - St Michael's Mount"

by Gill Joyce.

 

Wednesday, 5th November

"The River Cober - From Source to Sea"

An illustrated talk by Peter Benbow.

 

Wednesday, 3rd December.

Christmas Social Evening with the Cadgwith Singers,

to include a pasty supper.

 

 

2015

 

Wednesday, 14th January

"The Delights of our Natural World"

A slide show by Edwin Carter of The Lizard

 

Wednesday 4th February

"The Wives left Behind"

The female version of the  The l9th Century Emigration

by Lesley Trotter.

 

Wednesday, 4th March

"Penrose and the local area"

by Mike Hardy of The National Trust

 

Wednesday, 1st April

The Annual General Meeting

Helston