Forthcoming Events

PROGRAMME OF TALKS, SEPTEMBER 2019 TO MAY 2020

All talks take place at St Martin’s Church Hall, Looe, at 2.30 pm on the second Saturday of the month.  Ample car parking at the hall.

September 14th – “Oh for a Fisherman’s Life” by Jon Friend

October 12th – “Pilgrims to Compostela” by Lyn Gould

November 9th – “A Trelawny Christmas Past” by Carole Vivian

December 8th –  Christmas Party

January 11th – “Memories of a 20th Century Caradon Miner” by Brian Oldham

February 8th – Sardine Factory Refurbishment” by Colin Crabb

March 14th – AGM, plus item to be arranged

April 11th – “The Vicar of Warleggan”by John Keast

May 9th – “Looe’s Fishing Industry after Brexit” by Angela Pengelly

 

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SEPTEMBER

Our annual “Crying the Neck” ceremony to celebrate the end of harvest will take place some time in September, followed, as usual, by cider and saffron cake.  See above for details of our winter programme of talks.

AUGUST

10th August – Picnic on Looe Island.  Meet at East Looe pontoon at 1.00 pm.  Price £11 including landing fee.  Bring own food and drink and something to sit on,

JULY

1st July – Kingfisher Trip – boat trip up the West Looe River, leaves West Looe Quay at 4.30 pm, price £9 to include wine and nibbles

JUNE

6th June – Cream Tea at Trelawne Barton

14th June – Walk round Polperro guided by Carole Day, followed by cream tea if wished

23rd June – Midsummer bonfire with Liskeard OCS.  Bolitho Farm, Liskeard, 6.00 pm

24th June – Talk by Deirdre Croker on St Martin’s Church, the Walter Langdon memorial and Violet Pinwell’s carvings.  2.00 pm at St Martin’s church, followed by tea in the church hall.

30th June -Trelawny Day  Carole Vivian will give a talk about Harriet Trelawny entitled a “Harriet’s War” at Pelynt Village Hall at 5.00 pm, Price £5, to include high tea.

MAY

15th May – Spring Lunch at Bin Down Golf Club.

MARCH

5th March – St Piran’s Day.  We are sorry we have no event planned for St Piran’s Day this year.  We would like to thank Roger Bennett, who has now moved away “down West” for all his hard work organising the processions in past years.

OCTOBER

13th – The Brontes of Penzance – Yvonne Toms

19th – Fish and chip supper at Kelly’s – 6:30 for 7:00 price £11 incl tip – tickets from Queenie.

NOVEMBER

10th – Battle beneath the trenches – Ken Johns

DECEMBER

8th – Christmas party.  A lunchtime party for a change – 12:00 for 12:30 at St Martin’s Hall

2019

JANUARY

12th – Shapcotts Looe Revisited – Merv Davey

FEBRUARY

9th – Twentieth Century Tourism – Mark Camp

MARCH

9th – AGM +talk TBA

APRIL

13th – Arthur Quiller Couch – Iris Ward

MAY

11th – Kilminorth Woods – Christine Spooner

** Photo above shows members taking to the water in search of Kingfishers and other local wildlife on the Looe River.

 

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