Programme 2016 - 2017

All meetings are held at the Womens Institute Hall, Crantock Street, Newquay.
Visitors are welcome, £3.00 per session. Members Free


Friday 16th - Sunday 18th September

Fish Festival - Newquay Harbour

Tuesday 20th September 7:30pm

"Bats" - Sue and Chris Harlow - Cornwall Bats Group

Tuesday 18th October 7.30 p.m.

"The River Camel from Source to Sea" - Adrian Langdon

Monday 21st November 2.30 p.m.

"The Historic Arable Flora of West Pentire" - Mike Simmonds - National Trust

Monday 12th December 2.30 p.m.

"Cornish Poems, Yarns and Tales" - Pol Hodge Bard Mab Stenak Vur

Followed by Bring-and-Share Tea


Monday 16th January 2.30 p.m.

"A very Cornish Village" - Tony Mansell - FOCS Webmaster Bard Skrifer Istori

Date to be announced

Annual Lunch

Monday 20th February 2.30 p.m.

"Weather Forecasting in Cornwall" - Kevin Thomas

Tuesday 21st March 7.30 p.m.

"Mining, Myth and Method" - Frank Kneebone

Tuesday 18th April 7.30 p.m.

Annual General Meeting
followed by "The Cornish Gorseth" - Liz Carne - Deputy Grand Bard Melennek

Saturday 20th May - Courtesy of Win and Peter Hicks, 7 Pentire Avenue, Newquay TR7 1NX

Cream Tea

Saturday 17th June - Courtesy of Win and Peter Hicks, 7 Pentire Avenue, Newquay TR7 1NX

Pasty Lunch

FOCS Saint Piran's Flag

Saturday 3rd September 2016


Saturday 26th November 2016

FOCS Winter Festival at Wesley Church, Aaltash

Saturday 1st July 2017

FOCS Summer Festival at Padstow


If anyone wishes to join us and help us in our worthwhile work - looking after our archaeological and heritage sites, Site assessments and Clearance Work
Please contact Sheila Harper