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Vice Presidents  : Mr. A. Pengelly

Rev. B. Coombes - Coun. J. Chapman M.B.E.

Hon. Secretary
Mr Raymond Helson.
20 Market Street, BODMIN, PL31 2JN.

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Mr J. Blake

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Mr J. Blake

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LIST  OF  SPEAKERS  FOR  THE  2006 - 2007  MEETINGS

Our meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month, 

at BCA Rooms, Mount Folly, Bodmin. [Map]

Meetings begin at 7.30 pm   -  visitors always welcome.  

Subscriptions 

 

2007 / 2008  

 

Wednesday 14th of February 2007

Life of John Betjeman

A Talk by Mr. Cliff Snell 

Wednesday 7th March 2007

Pencarrow House and the Family 

An Illustrated Talk by

Sandra Melmoth

Wednesday 11th April 2007

Cousin Jack Comes Home

An Illustrated Talk by Mr. H. Curnow

Summer Break

Outdoor Events

Pilgrimages / Summer Visits by Coach

 If you give in your name, you are responsible for the fare unless you cancel at least four weeks before the visit date. If by the week before the trip there is not enough support we may have to cancel.

Saturday 12th May 2007

Coleton Fishacre 

Rare and exotic plant collection set in a secluded coastal valley
 

Saturday 9th June 2007

Trewint, Alternum and Launceston

 

Sunday 15th July 2007

Arlington Court / Exmoor

 

Wednesday 8th Augusr 2007

St Hilarys Church and Penzance

 

Saturday 8th September 2007

St Germans, Cremyll and Mount Edgcumbe

 

 

The Midsummer Bonfire 

Venue be arranged so watch this space.

 

Crying the Neck Ceremony

watch this space for details.

 

Federation Events

 

6th October

Federation A.G.M.

County Hall, Truro 2.pm.

Car Parking free.

10th November 2.pm

Federation Winter Festival

Speaker Mr. James Hollinshead

"The Civil War In Cornwall.

Wadebridge Town Hall 2.pm
Saturday 1st March 2.pm Federation Spring Meeting At County Hall, Truro

Park at County Hall Car Park

Federation Journal published twice a year price £1.40 to members

Other Events

August Esethvos Kernow. 

Eisteddfod of Cornwall. Penzance

Programme 
1st September Gorsedd Penzance

 

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Wednesday 14th of February 2007

Life of John Betjeman

A Talk by Mr. Cliff Snell 

who founded the Betjeman Center in Wadebridge.

Do this quiz before the event and then again after hearing Cliff's talk. 

http://www.johnbetjeman.org.uk

 

 

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Photo Credit: Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources

Wednesday 11th April  2007

Cousin Jack Comes Home

An Illustrated Talk by Mr. H. Curnow

 

 

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Wednesday 7th March 2007

Pencarrow House and the Family 

An Illustrated Talk by Sandra Melmoth

Pencarrow House Web Site

 

 

 

Pilgrimages / Summer Visits by Coach

 If you give in your name, you are responsible for the fare unless you cancel at least four weeks before the visit date. If by the week before the trip there is not enough support we may have to cancel.

 

 

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Saturday 12th May 2007

Coleton Fishacre Garden

Photo courtesy Coleton Fishacre Garden

Coleton Fishacre 

Rare and exotic plant collection set in a secluded coastal valley

There is an ward winning tea-room

A place with year-round interest

Plus Brixham

 

 

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Photo courtesy of Best of Bodmin Moor

Saturday 9th June 2007

Trewint, Alternum and Launceston

Wesley Cottage Trewint

 

 

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Attraction Image

Photo courtesy of  Exmoor to See

Sunday 15th July 2007

Arlington Court

 

 

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Photo George Pritchard

Wednesday 8th August 2007

St Hilary Church and Penzance 

Web Site

 

 

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Saturday 8th September 2007

St Germans, Cremyll and Mount Edgcumbe

 

 

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Bodmin Town Museum

The museum covers the town's local and social history from earlist times to the 1950's.

Open Easter to the end of October

Closed Bank Holidays

Mon - Fri 10-30am to 4-30pm

Saturdays & October 10-30am - 2-30pm

Admission Free - Donations Welcome

Tel. 01208 77067

Click for a map of how to find us

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