Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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Par Old Cornwall Society


Founded: 1950


Purple & Gold

Par Par

Photo: Terry Knight

Par Banner Presentation

Presenting the Par OCS banner by Miss Gregory who had spent 3 years on the work. Mr George Lomer, President (who was headmaster of St Blazey boy's School) accepting the sail cloth banner.

Par Old Cornwall Society was founded in 1950. To mark our 70th Anniversary we have published “ Par. The Little Town that came out of the Sea”. It includes history, photographs & illustrations; ideal to take on your daily exercise around Par or to sit & browse at your leisure.


To purchase your copy, please click here


PROGRAMME 2020/2021 (subject to confirmation)


26 September 2020:  Jane Petit: Board Schools


24 October 2020:  Colin Short:Methodists at War


28 November 2020:  Ken Johns: Battle Beneath the Trenches


30 January 2021: Michael Tedder: The Duck with an Umbrella; Stories of the Early Bishops of Truro


27 February 2021: Simon Dell: The Cornwall Constabulary


27 March 2021: Paul Holden: Lanhydrock and the Robartes Family


24 April 2021: Chris Coldwell: AONB Castle Dore