Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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Helston Old Cornwall Society

 

Founded: 1924

 

Colours: Green

 

Officers

 

President: Martin Matthews  01326 572340

 

Vice-Presidents: Mrs J. Spargo, Mr J. Penaluna, Mr P. Phillips

 

Secretary: Mrs Elaine Foreman  01326 574643

 

Treasurer: Mike Atkins  01326 561464

 

Membership Secretary: Mrs E Wood

 

Hon. Recorder: Mrs J. Chambers 01326 619688

 

 

 

 

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Programme

 

The meetings take place at Hens Horn Court on the first Wednesday of each  

month from October to April at 7 p.m., except for January when the meeting will

be on the second Wednesday.

 

The annual subscription, payable on the first evening of attendance, remains at £5 for 2017-18. The charge for Visitors is £2 per evening, which is refundable if the annual subscription is taken out.

 

 

 

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Reports

 

On 22 June a group of our members travelled to Altarnun, where initially they enjoyed an excellent lunch in the Church Hall before splitting into two groups to undertake arranged visits. One group received a very informative guided tour of Altarnun Church under the direction of Tony Naylor, Churchwarden, and the other visited Wesley Cottage, where John Hogarth and his colleagues not only undertook a fascinating guided tour, incorporating a resume of its history, but all kindly provided welcomed tea and cakes. The day, in fine weather, was enjoyed by all in a most splendid Cornish setting.

 

Kind regards  Mike Atkins

Helston Helston Life in Cwll mid 19th C (2)