Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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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)


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


Spotlight on Newquay Paul Phillips Directories St Piran Trust

OCS Societies


The Mount (KG) Speakers

Associate Members

Taves an Tir No. 15

OCS Federation Events


Saturday 7th April 2018: Recorders' Meeting - venue to be confirmed


30th June 2018: Summer Festival at Callington with a limit of 200 people


Saturday 6th October 2018: FOCS AGM at Lys Kernow


24th November 2018: Winter Festival at Bodmin


All members of OCS are entitled to attend these festivals and meetings

Nicknames Listen to each Cornish name Richard Trant Memorial Award

OCS Museums


Paul Phillips' winning dialect story Researching Cornish Games 13532869_10154921424173356_8615435385125470588_n 2017 Winter Festival Goodacre_Pipes ef5eaabe758bc5b8f07a891254a29c47 Paul P Picture1 Cornish Wrestling - Gerry and Ashley Cawley Duloe Stone Circle - Terry K sdd Cornwall..

St Austell OCS

Malpas - A Favourite Place by Alan Murton

OCS Recorders

Arguably the most important job in Old Cornwall.

Folk Songs & Music

Merv Davey  music@oldcornwall.net

(01208 831642)


Paul Phillips dialect@oldcornwall.net

(01326 573317)

Local History

Andrew Langdon  recorder@oldcornwall.net (01872 271382).

Place Names:

Position vacant


Albert Reuss in Mousehole by Susan Soyinka - a rev Crimp Dialect Post Cards from Perranzabuloe OCS 26th-27th February Wadebridge Fest of Music & Spe Entry Form Andrew Langdon London Cornish Winter 17th March London Cornish Dinner Invitation

Cornish Buildings Group News

All are welcome to this free event. More details on our website  https://sites.google.com/site/cornishbuildingsgroup/

May I also remind you that we are now looking for entries for our 2018 awards scheme. More at   https://sites.google.com/site/cornishbuildingsgroup/awards

Gorsedh Kernow call for awards entries 2018 Cornish Assoc. NSW Jan-Feb 2018 Ballarat February 2018 Kevren February 2018 February 3rd 2009 (15) Find a Speaker


What Societies and Society Members are doing to fulfil this fundamental principle