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NOCAG Guided Tour at Mawgan Porth early medieval village

Newquay Old Cornwall Society archaeological group [NOCAG] have worked on the early medieval village site at Mawgan Porth for the last 10 years.

As part of this year’s British Archaeological Council festival the group leader Sheila Harper will be giving a guided tour and talk at the site on Sunday 14th July at 2:00pm.

Find out more about this site and the other work of NOCAG in and around Newquay.

All are welcome to this free event; location is above the putting green at Mawgan Porth


Posted: 10.07.2024

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NOCAG - Archaeology at Newquay Library

For many years Newquay Old Cornwall Society have run a very successful group who work hard to clear and maintain archaeological sites in and around Newquay. Based at Newquay Museum the Newquay Old Cornwall Archaeological Group (NOCAG) is led by Sheila Harper.

Sheila will be at Newquay Library at 2:00pm on Saturday 20th July with a display and to talk about the work of the group in Newquay and surrounding parishes. Their activities cover several historic sites where they carry out important preservation clearance work,

There will also be a display of various archaeological artefacts with many being able to handle. A larger display is in the Newquay Museum ‘Corridor Gallery’ including Cornish minerals and other artefacts.

Posted: 11.07.2024

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Ertach Kernow - Cornish heritage weekly articles

Each week a new article relating to Cornwall under the Ertach Kernow banner is published in the Voice newspapers, Cornish Times and Cornish & Devon Post. These are produced by our colleague running Kowethas Ertach Kernow.

Clicking the newspaper page will provide links to the latest article published online on the Kowethas Ertach Kernow website. There are now over 200 articles relating to Cornish History, culture and its environment.

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Kowethas Ertach Kernow - Activities

Kowethas Ertach Kernow shares many aspects of Cornish heritage working with Newquay Old Cornwall Society in running Newquay Museum in the centre of Newquay.

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Newquay Museum - What we do for Newquay and districts heritage

An active organisation working with Newquay Old Cornwall Society and Kowethas Ertach Kernow. Newquay Old Cornwall Society host monthly meetings with experts on Cornish history, culture and environmental topics. There are two museums and an extensive archive located at Dairyland Farm World and in the centre of Newquay. The Newquay Old Cornwall Archaeological Group [NOCAG] carry out clearance and protection work of local historic sites and monuments. 

The groups also carries out research, exhibitions, illustrated talks and a number of other projects recording our local areas heritage and development. Where this is interest other projects are carried out preserving knowledge, records and artefacts.

You are very welcome to join us.

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