List of Previous Events
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The Passmore Edwards Legacy

Wednesday 20th May 2015

A talk by Dean Evans.

AGM and President's Evening

Wednesday 15th April 2015

A talk by David Thomas.

Cornish Brass Bands

Wednesday 18th March 2015

A talk by Tony Mansell and Marcus Dunstan.

All Washed Up in St Agnes

Wednesday 18th February 2015

A talk by Roger Radcliffe.

Cornish Voices From the Past

Wednesday 21st January 2015

A talk by Ted Gundry.


One of Our Little Schooners

Wednesday 17th December 2014

A talk by Tony Pawlyn.

Camborne Feast Meeting

Wednesday 19th November 2014

An evening of Cornish music with Ian and Hazel Curnow.

Gwithian and Godrevy in the Good Old Days

Wednesday 15th October 2014

A talk by Jean Charman.

Quirky Cornwall

Tuesday 6th May 2014

A talk by Kingsley Rickard.

AGM and President's Evening

Tuesday 1st April 2014

A talk by David Thomas.

The Pentewan Railway and the Tea Treat Train

Tuesday 4th March 2014

A talk by Robert Evans.

Helligan, Lost Gardens, Lost Gardeners

Tuesday 4th February 2014

A talk by Peter Lavis.

The History of Rodda's Creamery

Tuesday 7th January 2014

A talk by Philip Rodda.


Photographing in Cornwall

Tuesday 3rd December 2013

A talk by Jenny Goodman.

Camborne Feast Meeting

Tuesday 5th November 2013

Cornish music, songs and stories. With Proper Job.

Federation of Old Cornwall Societies Summer Festival

The FOCS Summer Festival, to be held at Pool Academy on Saturday 13th July 2013 (from 10.00 - 17.00) will be hosted by Camborne Old Cornwall Society. See the following links for further details and the booking form

Local Miners

Tuesday 7th May 2013

A talk by Alan Buckley.

AGM and President's Evening

Tuesday 9th April 2013

With David Thomas.

Helligan Restoration

Tuesday 5th March 2013

A talk by Peter Lavis.

Over Cornwall

Tuesday 5th February 2013

A talk by Peter Channon.

The Harvey’s of Hayle

Tuesday 8th January 2013

A talk by Kingsley Rickard.


Where Grandma Used to Shop and Grandpa Used to Drink

Tuesday 4th December 2012

A talk by Dr Pam Lomax.

Federation Winter Festival

Saturday 10th November 2012

Hosted by the Liskeard Old Cornwall Society. 10.30am and 2pm at Liskeard Public Rooms. See here for further details.

Camborne Feast Meeting / Dew Vardh

Tuesday 6th November 2012

With Bert Biscoe and Pol Hodge.

Federation AGM and Autumn Meeting

Saturday 6th October 2012

2pm at County Hall, Truro.

The Cornish Coastal Path

Tuesday 2nd October 2012

A talk by Peter and Maureen Robinson.

Federation of Old Cornwall Societies Summer Festival

Saturday 14th July 2012

Hosted by the Truro Old Cornwall Society.

My Island Home

Tuesday 1st May 2012

A talk by Gill Joyce.

AGM and President's Evening

Tuesday 3rd April 2012

With an illustrated talk, "A Camborne Kaleidoscope; Historic Images of Camborne and District, since Victorian Times" by David Thomas.

The Cornish in Mexico

Tuesday 6th March 2012

A talk by Cllr Jean Charman, Deputy Mayor of Camborne.

Godolphin Past and Present

Tuesday 7th February 2012

A talk by Ann Clegg.

The Isles of Scilly

Tuesday 3rd January 2012

A talk by Alan Cox.


Jericho to Cligga

Tuesday 6th December 2011

A talk by Clive Benney.

Camborne Feast Meeting

Tuesday 1st November 2011

Cornish music and song. Presented by Proper Job.

The Civil War in Cornwall

Tuesday 4th October 2011

A talk by Tony Mansell.

Trereife House and Wayside Museum

Monday 29th August 2011

Bank Holiday Monday coach trip to Trereife House and Gardens, Penzance and the Wayside Museum, Zennor. Coach to leave the Council Offices in Basset Road at 9.30am and return to Camborne before 6.00pm. Combined cost of coach and entrance to the house £11, (extra for admission to the Zennor Museum). A limited number of places left. Contact Maggie Taylor on 01209 712267 to book. £5 deposit please on making your booking.

Camborne Walkabout

Thursday 14th July 2011

A Camborne evening walkabout with David Thomas. Meet at Camborne Tesco car park at 6.30pm. All welcome. This will be a town centre area walk on level ground.

Rededication of Cross, Crowan

Sunday 10th July 2011

Rededication of a cross by the Vicar of Crowan at 3pm at Crowan Church. All Old Cornwall Societies and members of the public are welcome to attend.

Gwinear Parish Church

Thursday 2nd June 2011

Visit to Gwinear parish church led by David Thomas. Meet at the church gate at 6.30pm for a tour of the churchyard and church. All welcome.

The Work of Shelterbox

Tuesday 3rd May 2011

Talk by Ivor Corkell and Barbara Tripp

AGM and President's Evening

Tuesday 5th April 2011

With David Thomas

The Cornish Range

Tuesday 1st March 2011

Talk by John Woodward

Cornish Birds

Tuesday 1st February 2011

Talk by Vivian Stratton

Godrevy and Gwithian, 19th Century to the Present

Tuesday 4th January 2011

Talk by David Oates


Industry and the Picturesque Landscape

Tuesday 7th December 2010

Talk by Nick Cahill

Camborne Feast Meeting

Tuesday 2nd November 2010

Cornish music and dance, with Merv and Alison Davey

Voices from the Past

Tuesday 5th October 2010

Talk by Chris Blount

The Nine Cornish Victoria Crosses

Tuesday 4th May 2010

Talk by Alan Sanders

AGM and President's Evening

Tuesday 6th April 2010

With David Thomas

Shipwrecks Around The Lizard

Tuesday 2nd March 2010

Talk by Brian Sheriff

Mining in Breage and Germoe

Tuesday 2nd February 2010

Talk by Stephen Polglase

Godrevy and Gwithian

Tuesday 5th January 2010

Talk by David Oates


Wild About Cornwall

Tuesday 1st December 2009

Talk by David Chapman

Feast Meeting

Tuesday 3rd November 2009

A Cornish Evening with Proper Job. Also photographic quiz "So You Think You Know Cornwall."

The War in Our Area

Tuesday 6th October 2009

Talk by Ivor Corkell and the COCS

Guided Walk Around Truro with Christine Parnell

Thursday 23rd July 2009 (18:30-20:30)

Meet at High Cross, outside the Cathedral, at 6:30pm.


Godrevy and Gwithian: From the Stone Age to the Present Day

Tuesday 6th May 2008

A talk by David Oates.

AGM & President's Evening

Tuesday 1st April 2008

Including "Camborne, A Vanishing World, 1870-1960. A New Illustrated Talk." by David Thomas.

King Harry Ferry

Tuesday 4th March 2008

A talk by Tim Light.

Newlyn School Paintings

Tuesday 5th February 2008

A talk by Allison Bevan.

Truro Harbour

Tuesday 8th January 2008

A talk by Captain A Brigdon.


Turf on the Moor

Tuesday 4th December 2007

A talk by Tony Blackman.

Camborne Feast Meeting

Tuesday 6th November 2007

Accompanied Cornish Songs, with Connie Asplet.

Passmore Edwards

Tuesday 2nd October 2007

A talk by Paul Phillips.

A Walk Around Carn Brea

Tuesday 17th July 2007

With Michael Tangye. Meet at the castle at 6:30pm.

Visit to St Just in Penwith

Tuesday 29th May 2007

Visiting the church, the Plain-an-Gwarry, the chapel and Botallack Mine. Led by David Thomas, Doug Luxford and Kingsley Rickard. Meet at the church at 6:30pm.