Social Events & Meetings

Kowethas Kernow Goth Towan Blystra

Newquay Old Cornwall Society

Social Events & Meetings

Our normal monthly meetings take place at the Woman's Institute Hall on Crantock Street. There is a varied programme of talks and other events and trips take place from time to time. A good number of our member also participate in other group activities such as the Newquay Old Cornwall Archaeology Group and the Newquay Heritage Archive & Museum and Dairyland museum.

Please see below the map details of our 2021-2022 series of talks

WI Hall, Crantock Street, Newquay

Programme of Talks and Activities 2021 - 2022


Tuesday 14 September at 7:30pm: ‘All Washed up at St. Agnes’ Roger Radcliffe 

Tuesday 12 October at 7:30pm: 'The Romans in Cornwall’ Carl Thorpe

Tuesday 9 November at 2:30pm: ‘The East Wheal Rose Mining Disaster of 1846 – A Closer Look at the People Involved’ Angela Aylward 

Tuesday 14 December at 2:30pm: ‘Tir ha Tavas’ Delia and Dave Brotherton, musicians,


Tuesday 11 January at 2:30pm: ‘Wadebridge: The History of the Fifteenth Century Bridge at Wadebridge’ Andrew Langdon

Tuesday 8 February at 2:30pm: ‘Excavating Tintagel 2016-2017: New work on a Major Early Medieval Settlement in Dumnonia’ Jacky Nowakowski FSA; Archaeologist and Project Director for TCARP on behalf of CAU. Excavations funded by English Heritage Trust.

Tuesday 8 March at 7:30pm: ‘The W.J. Bennet Lantern Slide Collection’ David Thomas

Tuesday 12 April at 7:30pm: AGM & Talk: ‘Some Newquay History Unpicked - with Surprising Revelations’ Marilyn Thompson