CALH Events

10-11 March (Sat-Sun) – CALH Spring Conference & AGM – “Let’s Go to Town” – Kilbirnie Hotel, Newquay

5 April (Thurs) – CALH Committee Meeting – Stuart House, Liskeard – 4:45 pm

16 May (Weds) – Members Day Out – Boconnoc Estate, led by Dr Catherine Lorigan. Introducing her new book on the history of the estate and a tour of the house, church and grounds. Booking form on-line under events

6 June (Weds) – Members Day Out – St Tudy – Led by the St Tudy History Group, beginning the tour in the Clink. Booking form on-line under events

31 July (Tues) – Members Day Out – Launceston – Led by the Launceston History Group, the day will include visits to places of interest within the town. Booking form on-line  under events

29 September (Sat) - Members Day Out - Penzance -A day organised by Local Historians and will be based at the Morrab Library with talks in the morning, lunch in the Jenner Room and a choice of visits in the afternoon. More details and the booking form on the events page when available. 


4 October (Thurs) - CALH Committee Meeting - St Augustine Hippo, Woodland Road, St Austell - 4:45 pm

13 October (Sat) - CALH Autumn Conference - Theme to be announced, Kilbirnie Hotel, Newquay.

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Kresen Kernow

 To keep up with progress on the new Kresen Kernow centre, paste this link into your browser:

www.cornwall.gov.uk/kresenkernow, .

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Cornwall Record Office

Schedule:

3 March (Sat) – TENTATIVE – Saturday Open Day – 10 to 4

3-6 April (Tues-Fri) – TENTATIVE – Closed for Collection Works

8-11 May (Tues-Fri) – TENTATIVE – Closed for Collection works

5-8 June (Tues-Fri) – TENTATIVE – Closed for Collection Works

16 June (Sat) – TENTATIVE – Saturday Open Day – 10 to 4

3-6 July (Tues-Fri) – TENTATIVE – Closed for Collection Works

 

Please note: The exact dates of collection work closings and Saturday open days are still being determined. Partly this is due to uncertainty of when the offices will close for the move to Kresen Kernow. Watch CALH webpage and CRO webpage for updates.

 Events:

19 February (Mon) – ArTchive – Bejewelling History – Using image transfer techniques, Amanda Crago will show how to make historic documents into jewellery. £10, runs 10 am to 4 pm. Call 01872 323127 to book.

5 March (Mon) – ArTchive Pocketing Memories – Workshop let by Vicki Aimers using fabrics, threads and stories. £10, runs 10 am to 4 pm – Call 01872 323127 to book

 

 

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  If you’re interested in Cornwall in the First World War, why not visit www.100firstworldwarstories.co.uk? A collaborative project across 83 Cornish archives, museums, galleries and heritage sites, it tells a wide range of stories linking to the conflict, including that of Joseph Akester, a Truro School pupil who was inspired to become a pilot after seeing aviator Henri Almet flying his plane over Truro. 

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Cornish Studies Library - Redruth

There will be a free service on historic transport operating between Kresen Kernow (at the former Redruth Brewery site), the Cornish Studies Library (drop off at the railway station), East Pool Mine, Tolgus Tin & Redruth Old Cornwall Society Museum (located at Cornwall Gold), Moseley Toy & Train Museum and other locations in the area - See more at: http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/kresen-kernow-at-the-former-redruth-brewery#sthash.8mgfbCiv.dpuf
There will be a free service on historic transport operating between Kresen Kernow (at the former Redruth Brewery site), the Cornish Studies Library (drop off at the railway station), East Pool Mine, Tolgus Tin & Redruth Old Cornwall Society Museum (located at Cornwall Gold), Moseley Toy & Train Museum and other locations in the area - See more at: http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/kresen-kernow-at-the-former-redruth-brewery#sthash.8mgfbCiv.dpufLate October - (start date to be announced) - "Archive Life Cycle - Death" - Looking for community contributions to this exhibition.

3 March (Sat) – St Piran’s Day - Cornwall in Colour – Featuring historic images newly colourised - 20 March (Tues) – Joshua Barrett will talk and demonstrate digitally colourising images. Exhibit until 14 April.

 

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Various

5 Feb - 26 March - (Mondays) - Cornish Folklore and Traditions - A class conducted by CALH member Joanna Mattingly under auspices of the WEA (Worker's Educational Association). 6 sessions from 7 pm to 9 pm (No sessions on the 12th and 19th Feb.) St Ives Library, Gabriel Street, £44 (free if on qualifying means tested benefit). Book on line at enrolonline.wea.org.uk or by phone: 0300 303 3464.

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Federation of Old Cornwall Societies

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Royal Institution of Cornwall

22 February (Thurs) – Inaugural Lecture by Dr Simon Naylor: Cornwall’s Scientific Past – Museum, 6pm – Members £4, Non-members £7. Free for concessions & 14-18 year olds.

 

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Gorsedh Kernow

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In Search of Tywardreath Priory

      
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Cornish Audio Visual Archive

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 Falmouth History Archive                                               -0-

Institute of Cornish Studies

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Maga Kernow

Cornish Language Partnership

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Bewnans Kernow

(The partnership of Cornish cultural organisations)

 

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The Trevithic Society

 

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Maritime Museum, Falmouth


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Helston Museum

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Cornish Audio Visual Archive


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Museum of Witchcraft & Magic

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Newlyn Archive    

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Penlee House Gallery & Museum

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