Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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St Columb Major O C S



President: Bill Glanville


Chairman: Lyn May 07724 088707


Minutes Secretary: Barbara Wyper


Treasurer: Ms Rosemary Coley  01637 889457.


Events Secretary: Phil Ellery   07971 240037


Recorder: John & Bernie Mankelow





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Winter Lectures normally held on the 3rd Monday in the Month

Except December (Second Monday)    


Meet at Bowling Club unless posters state otherwise. Meeting address is - St Columb Bowling Club, West St, St Columb, TR9 6RX.

(No post to this address, please)


Winter Meetings start at 7.30 p.m.  Subscription = £3  

(Paid up members are insured while attending OCS talks and events)


Sat 23rd June

Midsummer Bonfire at Castle an Dinas.  


Sat 30th June

FOCS Summer Festival at Callington


Sat 14th July  

Evening boat trip from Falmouth  

Names required as soon as possible. (£20 per person. Includes bus, boat and a pasty.


Sat 1st Sept

Gorsedh Kernow at Newquay  


Mon 10th Sept, (tbc)

‘Crying the Neck’ at St Mawgan


Mon 15th October

The natural history of the River Camel,  source to sea - Talk by Adrian Langdon  


Sat 24th November

FOCS Winter Festival at Bodmin


Mon 19th November  

The Great North Cornwall Flood of 1847 - Talk by Andrew Langdon


Monday 10th December  

Xmas party (Carols and mince pies)





Monday 21st January  

January Get-together


Monday 18th February  

19th century wives left behind by migration - Talk by Lesley Trotter  


Monday 18th March  

Annual General Meeting - Followed by a filmshow


Monday 15th April

Talk TBC








St Columb St C

Photo: Terry Knight