Programme 2017 - 2018

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


Friday 8th - Sunday 10th September

Fish Festival - Newquay Harbour

Tuesday 19th September 7:30pm

"Birds around the Gannel Area" - Steve Rowe

Tuesday 17th October 7.30 p.m.

"Cornwall's White Gold" - History of China Clay - Ivor Bowditch

Monday 20th November 2.30 p.m.

"The Music of Poldark" - The Man behind the Music, together with Fiddle and Harp - Mike O'Connor & Barbara Griggs

Monday 11th December 2.30 p.m.

"St. Agnes and a History of Rosemundy House" - Clive Benny

Followed by Bring-and-Share Tea


Monday 15th January 2.30 p.m.

"A Most Unwelcome Haven" - 18th & 19th Century Polperro - Carole Vivian

Date to be announced

Annual Lunch

Monday 19th February 2.30 p.m.

"The Secret Army" - Cornwall in World War 2 - John Jolliff

Tuesday 20th March 7.30 p.m.

"The Women Left Behind" - Cornwall's miners' wives, how they coped - Dr. Lesley Trotter

Tuesday 17th April 7.30 p.m.

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

Saturday 16th June - Courtesy of Win and Peter Hicks, 7 Pentire Avenue, Newquay TR7 1NX

Cream Tea Garden Party

FOCS Saint Piran's Flag

Saturday 2nd September 2017


2nd to 5th November 2017

Lowender Peran
Hotel Bristol, Newquay

2nd November 11.00 a.m. NOCS Talk

2nd November 1.30 p.m. NOCS Guided Walk

Saturday 4th November 2017

FOCS Winter Festival at Redruth

Saturday 7th July 2018

FOCS Summer Festival at Callington


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