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The Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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Helston Old Cornwall Society







Founded: 1924


Colours: Green




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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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







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.





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