Pentewan Old Cornwall Society starts its 64th year of meetings in the village on Monday 17th September 2018 commencing at 7.30pm in the village hall. There will be the Annual General Meeting, which includes the Recorders Report of the last twelve months in the village, and this will be followed by a short film about Henry Jenner 1848-1934 who campaigned to get Cornwall recognised as a Celtic nation and prove Cornish is a living language.
The society meets on the third Monday of the month and yearly subscription is £5. There are currently 41 Societies spread throughout Cornwall and membership is certainly not confined to those who are Cornish with long Cornish ancestries, but Old Cornwall welcomes all those who truly care for Cornwall’s distinctiveness and who would like to learn more about the culture and history of the County in which they have chosen to live. Future meetings includes’ talks about the following subjects;
Mon17th September 2018 Annual General Meeting
Mon 15th October 2018. “Recognition of Emily Hobhouse at last”
Mon 19th November 2018. “The Secret Army in Cornwall”
Mon 21st January 2019. Portable Antiquities – Latest finds / discoveries.
Mon 18th February 2019. Famous Cornish Families and Houses, their MineralConnections
Mon 18th March 2019. “History of Cornish Wrestling”
Mon 15th April 2019. Cornwall Wildlife Trust – “The River Camel”