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Porthleven Old Cornwall Society



     President; Beatrice Kerno..01209 860410        

Vice President; Rosemary Oates 01872 863759.            

Recorder; Lionel Curnow...01326 563601        

Treasurer; Neil Plummer...   01209 860410    

           Standard Bearer; Karen Marsh..                      

Refreshments; Faith Jones.....  01326 564775


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Porthleven Old Cornwall Society - Programme  2016/17


Tues Sept 27th    73 years on ,Remembering  our  Porthleven         Dam Buster',Wing Commander Guy Gibson,VC DFC DSO and by  special request  the return of 'Derry' Dr A.P.Derrington DFC ,PhD ,who flew with him as a Halifax Navigator in 'Strike Command ' over the Ruhr...All introduced by Vic & Monica Strike,with stories & poetry of Porthleven before the advent of computers !  

Tues  Oct 25th  Ms Lesley Trotter - ‘The Wives They Left Behind'   18thCentury Migration

Tues  Nov 22nd  Mr Lionel Curnow - ‘Our 100 yr old Archives’(news cuttings over the years)

Tues   Dec 13th;Cornish Carols  & yarns for our Christmas Party...(don't forget your plateful ! )

Tues  Jan 24th   Mr Richard Ede - ‘Traditional Crab/Lobster pots’ Demonstration &Talk

Tues  Feb 28 th   Mr Tony Bennetts - 'The Story of Wheal Vor'

Sun Mar 5th St Piran's Day, Flag Raising  (tbc) .move to Monday to involve Schools  

Tues  Mar 28th  Mr Brian Stevens - The Hain Steamship Company of St Ives

Tues  Apr  25th  AGM & members afternoon with archives & story telling.                        

Tues  May 23rd  Mr Tony Mansell  'A Cornish Village'


           Sat 26th Nov 2016      Fed' Winter Festival.......Saltash

           Sat  9th  July 2017      Fed' Summer Festival....Padstow

           Aug ~~ Sept 2017     Crying The Neck(Sites across Cornwall)            

           Sat  2nd  Sept 2017      Gorsedh Kernow .......tbc


           President ;Beatrice Kerno..01209 860410        Vice President;Rosemary Oates 01872 863759.

           Recorder; Lionel Curnow...01326 563601        Treasurer      ;  Neil Plummer...   01209 860410    

           Standard Bearer;  Karen Marsh..                       Refreshments;  Faith Jones.....  01326 564775


All Are Welcome so do come along and join us for a 'cuppa' and a bit of traditional Cornish Crowse(Crib), as we

“Gather up the fragments lest they be lost”

“Cuntelleugh an brewyon us gesys na wo kellys travyth”


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Founded: 1970s


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