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


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OCS Societies


Associate Members

OCS Federation Events


Saturday 7th April 2018: Recorders' Meeting - Memorial Hall, Wesley Buildings, Redruth from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Please respond by 1st April


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



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


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

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Sadly, Dr James Whetter passed away on 24th February  

at the Mt Edgcumbe Hospice.  


James will be known to many of you through his authorship and publication of several books and other writing, his long-standing production of An Baner Kernewek/The Cornish Banner, his political efforts, and not least his involvement with St Goran Old Cornwall Society from the start in 1987.


His funeral will be held at St Gorran parish church on Friday 23rd March 2018 at 11:00am.  It would be satisfying to see his lifetime's work for Cornwall recognised with a good attendance. (Terry Knight)

2018 St Piran's Celebrations Kevren March 2018 28th April - Christine Edwards Event 5th May - Sabine Baring Gould and Thomas Hardy


Position vacant

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