Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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St Columb Major O C S



President: Mr Phil Ellery, Bazeley Farm, Talskiddy, St Columb, TR9 6EB. Tel: 01637-880324.


Chairman: Mrs K M (“Bill”) Glanville, 21 Fair Street, St Columb Major, TR 9 6RL. Tel: 01637-880486.


Vice Chairman: Lyn May


Secretary: Sheila Neale    Tel: 07840 239048


Membership Secretary:


Treasurer: Ms Rosemary Coley, 68 The Hurlings, St Columb Major, TR9 6FE. Tel: 01637-889457.


Events Secretary - Phil Ellery    Tel: 07971 240037


Press Officer: Barbara Wyper     tel: 01637 499406


Recorder: John & Bernie Mankelow


Dialect Recorder:


Two Federation Delegates: vacant








St Columb Major OCS Website




Winter Lectures normally held at 7.30pm, on the 3rd Monday in the Month Except December (Second Monday)


Meet at Bowling Club unless posters state otherwise


Subscription - £3


Guests £1 per visit







Fri 23rd June

Midsummer Bonfire at Castle an Dinas. Lighting at 9.pm


Sat 24th June

FOCS Summer Festival at Padstow - Entertainment and excursions.


Sat 2nd Sept

Gorsedh Kernow at Launceston


Early September, (date tbc)

‘Crying the Neck’ at St Columb


Mon 16th October

A very Cornish Village - Talk by Tony Mansell


Sat 4th November

FOCS Winter Festival at Redruth


Mon 20st November

Hark! The Glad Sound of Cornish Carols - a musically illustrated talk with Sally Burley and Hilary Coleman


Monday 11th December

Cornwall's Personalities - Talk by Alan Cox




Monday 15th January

January Get-together


Monday 19th February

Recorders Evening


Monday 19th March

Annual General Meeting

Followed by archive filmshow


Monday 10th April

East Wheal Rose mine disaster - Talk by Paul Phillips


























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