CALH Events

19 July (Thurs) - CALH Committee Meeting - Church of St Augustine of Hippo, Woodland road, St Austell PL25 4RA

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 - Artists and Authors with Cornish Connections. Speakers will discuss William Titcomb, William Golding, Charles Dickens, Turner and others. Complete details and booking form on the Events page when available.  Kilbirnie Hotel, Newquay.

8,9,10 March 2019 (Fri-Sun) - CALH Spring Conference and AGM - Conference theme - "The Great War" - Details and sign up sheet on Events page when available. 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:

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

7-9 August (Tues-Fri) - Closed for Collection Works

1 Sept (Sat) - Saturday Open Day - 10-4

4 September - Closed for move to Kressen Kernow. 

 Events:

 

 

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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.

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Various      

Solomon Browne Hall, Mousehole

27 July (Weds) - ‘Early West Penwith, from Stone age to saints’ - A talk by Michelle Browne, Professor of History and former curator of medieval manuscripts at the British Library. 7:30 pm

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Royal Institution of Cornwall

28 June (Thurs) - Corpses, Coasts, and Carriages: Exploring Haunted Cornwall - Joan Passey looks at the representation of Cornwall as a frightening, primitive, and Gothic space in literature in the nineteenth century, and how these representations are influenced by cultural changes in the county in this period. 6-7 pm Tickets from the museum or online.

26 July (Thurs) -  New Light on Dark Places: reinterpreting medieval monasteries on the eve of the Reformation - Dr Michael Carter: Senior Buildings Historian English Heritage speaks. 6-7 pm Tickets from the museum or online.

23 August (Thurs) - Mike O’Connor and the Hantergantic Quartet : Cornish Music Comes Alive -
Mike lives in St. Ervan and has made the culture of Cornwall very much his own. He has done extensive research into early Cornish music and was central to the discovery and publication of the manuscripts of John Giddy and John Old. In 2002 he was made a Bard of the Gorsedh of Cornwall for services to Cornish music. 6-7 pm - Tickets from the museum or online.

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Gorsedh Kernow

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