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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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All Rights Reserved

Sit Back & Listen

News & Reports


Useful Pages

Cornish Electronic Jigsaws Spotlight on Newquay The Changing Room Music


Can We Help?

Paul Phillips Directories


We are always looking for more Cornish features

Carwynnen Quoit AONB News St Piran Trust



The Mount (KG) Speakers

Notice Board

CYBB Summer 2015

Associate Members

Tam Kernewek The Fall 2015

Audio Visual Recordings

A maritime slice of St Ives by Tony Mason Map Truro - Bert Biscoe Trura - Bert Biscoe Taves an Tir No. 15 ICS Dec 2015 Cornish News NZ Summer 2016 St Buryan Churchyard Cross March 2016 Lanhadron Inscribed Cross Base N Z Soc of Geneologists June 2016 NZ Cornish Assoc May-Jun2016 Golowan Mazey Day Penzance May Cannan (Bert Biscoe) Truro Railway Station - David Teagle Keep Kernow Whole

OCS Federation Events


Saturday 24th June 2017: FOCS Summer Festival, Padstow


Saturday 7th 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

Gorsedh Kernow Events


Saturday 22nd April 2017: Gorsedh Proclamation, Launceston


Saturday 2nd September 2017: Open Gorsedh, Launceston

OCS and Cornwall-wide Events

2016 Winter Festival Redruth Revival Murder by Michael Tangye

Old Cornish Wrestling Rhyme


Penzance boys up in a tree

Looking as wisht as wisht can be,

Newlyn buccas, strong as oak

Knocking ‘em down at every stroke.


Newquay OCS Tour Offer

Cornish in Ireland

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

New Book - Here and There Perranporth, Cornwall & Beyond Nicknames

Saturday 20th May: Cornwall AONB Annual Conference

9.30am until 4.30pm

At Goonhilly Earth Station, Goonhilly Downs, Helston, Cornwall, TR12 6LQ

Theme: Working in Partnership for Nature

Click here for details

Gold, Blood, Sweat and Fear, Bendigo's Diamond Hill and its Gullies Cornwall’s Regimental Museum

OCS Centenary

The Old Cornwall Society is approaching its 100th birthday. The organisation belongs to all its members and you are invited to submit your ideas about how this should be celebrated.

Your suggestions should be sent to me, Tony Mansell at webmaster@oldcornwall net.

They will be displayed on the website and passed to the Executive for consideration.  

We are delighted to report that Karen Easton has agreed to be our Vice-President

London Cornish Spring Kevren March 2017 Dickie Dunstan and The Cure


Cornwall by Paul Phillips Lyonesse by Michael Gardner Memories of St Ives by E W Hutchings My Young Man's A Cornishman by Charles Causley Listen to each Cornish name A Shadow Departs by Bert Biscoe Cornish Association of NSW Feb-Mar The Cornish Pixey adapted by Paul Phillips The Hundred of Lesnewth - Can You Help Looe OCS 90th Celebration Nazi Foreign Minister Planned to Live in Cornwall Ballarat April 2017 3rd June 2017 Grand Family History Day 4th November Winter Festival at Redruth (2) Richard Trant Memorial Award Monument Watch team Area Reps Haunted by Paul Phillips OCS Dialect Recorder to judge Gorsedh entries Find a Speaker Proclamation at Launceston