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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



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OCS Societies


The Mount (KG) Speakers

Associate Members

Taves an Tir No. 15 Cornish News NZ Summer 2016 N Z Soc of Geneologists June 2016 NZ Cornish Assoc May-Jun2016 May Cannan (Bert Biscoe) Truro Railway Station - David Teagle

OCS Federation Events


Saturday 14th October 2017: AGM & Autumn Meeting, Lys Kernow, Truro


Saturday 4th November 2017: FOCS Winter Festival, Redruth,


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

2nd - 5th November 2017: Lowender Peran at the Hotel Bristol, Newquay

Nicknames Dickie Dunstan and The Cure Cornwall by Paul Phillips Lyonesse by Michael Gardner Listen to each Cornish name The Cornish Pixey adapted by Paul Phillips Richard Trant Memorial Award Haunted by Paul Phillips Gallipoli Poem from Australia 112 Working at St Piran Oratory Trevor Smitheram Rewarded Hayle OCS on the up London Cornish Summer Mid-Summer Bonfires Voices of Cornwall Membership - Newquay's Answer


Cornish Buildings Group

Cornwall Archaeological Society

Cornwall Assoc of Local Hist

Cornish Culture Association

Cornwall Heritage Trust

Cornish Language Partnership

Cornwall Records Office

Cornish Studies Library

Gorsedh Kernow

Heritage Kernow

Institute of Cornish Studies

Maga Kalendar

Trevithick Society

World Heritage Society

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Tintagel - OUR Heritage Cornish Assoc. NSW June-July 2017 Ballarat August 2017 Researching Canon John Adams 3rd October - Andrew Langdon's Cornish Crosses Cou

7th July 2018: Summer Festival at Callington with a limit of 200 people



24th November 2018: Winter Festival at Bodmin

Photo: Kate Neal

Three members of Penzance OCS in their Pirate's "best" - Linda Collins, 69, Jenny Dixon, 79 and Ruth Johns, 89 - in the attempt to beat the world record for the most pirates in one place.


Kevren Sept 2017

Monday 5th March 2018: For the last nine years St Buryan OCS has been holding in the Village Hall at 3.00 p.m.a St Piran's Day Proper Tea consisting of splits with jam and cream, saffron cake, heavy cake(light) and small pasties. Raffle with all Cornish items.

St Agnes OCS regret to advise the death, on the 15th September 2017, of Vice-President, Dialect Recorder and Banner Bearer, Chris Chynoweth

24th Sept - Tywardreath Historical and Medieval 25th Sept - Tywardreath Medieval Street Fayre Open 26th Sept - In Search of Tywardreath Quiz Evening 300th anniversary at Looe FullSizeRender (1) Find a Speaker 20th - 22nd October Dialect weekend (1)